Does Delta 8 THC Get You High? Unicorn Brands Says Yes

Long story short, yes, according to Unicorn Brands. Short story long, also yes, but with a longer explanation. The battle of the cannabinoids that surfaced with the legalization of the farm bill in 2017 has played out in many arenas and across many different platforms. The explosion of interest in both traditional cannabis and CBD has pushed growers from the traditional side to hit potency numbers only Evil Kenevial himself would dare to try. With the correlation between potency numbers and price tags, THC growers have found themselves between a rock and hard place: Continue to pump up numbers, or risk being labeled as “overpriced.” Enter stage left: Delta 8 THC.

Delta 8 THC is the new kid on the block, the trust fund kid who never had to work, the guy who seems to have it all. No doubt the Delta 8 market has piggybacked off of the traditional market, but in doing so, it exposed something, a crack in the armor. Delta 8 THC gets you high (kinda); it gets you juuuuust high enough to soothe you off to sleep, to help with that sore back, to chill you out before your next big test (enter your favorite acronym here) and is gone just in time for you to slip silently into the night, leaving you refreshed, fulfilled, and craving more.

So Why Delta 8?

In general, Delta 8 THC is known for hitting all the rights and very little of the wrongs. Most agree it won’t make you groggy or “couch locked,” and it generally doesn’t have the hungry, hungry hippo effect. All this is starting to sound like a fantasy and made up so…

Where Is The Best Place To Buy Delta 8?

Enter stage left—I mean right, Unicorn Brand. Unicorn Brand is an Emerald Triangle-based company that specializes in High. Quality. Fun. Delta 8 THC, HHC, and THCO. Unicorn’s product selection ranges from Delta 8-infused flower to Delta 8 gummies that will rock your world. There is something available for everyone’s style.

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Delta 8 Flower

For the consumers looking for the most effective way to consume not only Delta 8 THC, but any cannabinoid, nothing beats the good ole’ farm fresh Delta 8 THC flower in your favorite smoking apparatus. While there are many options, Unicorn Brand carries a wide variety of strains that fit almost anyone’s needs including smalls, bigs, mids, and the coveted new strains every harvest year. Each of the cultivars produced and sold by Unicorn Brand come with our distinct flavor profile and experience. And with the brand focusing on High. Quality. Fun, it is almost certain that you will start to feel the magic as soon as you open the box.

Unicorn Brands
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Delta 8 Smalls

A derivative of the bigs, the Delta 8 THC smalls offered by the brand deliver a powerful punch of the elevating cannabinoid, which also hits at a lower price point and is perfect for those Sunday Funday smoke sessions or to purchase a product that is super easy to roll up and enjoy with the “at home” style pre-rolls.

Delta 8 Pre-Rolls

For those of us who are on the go or do not want to roll up the Js, Unicorn Brand’s wide variety of Delta 8 THC pre-rolls deliver an intoxicating combination of Delta 8 THC, your favorite strain, and in some cases, a premium coat of keif. Delta 8 THC pre-rolls are that perfect combination of High. Quality. Fun. that everyone is searching for right now. These will have anyone flying with the unicorns in no time!

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Delta 8 Gummies

Ah yes, the age-old true warrior test, the infamous edibles. Will they work? Did I eat too much? Not enough? Who the F%*& knows! Welcome to the world of delta 8 THC gummies. Unicorn Brand offers tantalizing flavors, packed with a unicorn level of delta 8 THC. Each gummy has 25mg of the secret sauce that will leave you wondering what planet you are on. Gummies are an excellent option for folks who are looking for that smooth and powerful climb up the mountain. Who’s ready to play roulette? Time to spin the wheel and see where we end up!

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Simply Crafted CBD’s Potent Promise

Simply Crafted is on a mission to provide the best possible hemp-derived products at an affordable price. The Minnesota-based company is home to the state’s largest selection of high-quality smokable hemp flower and a range of other hemp-derived CBD products that focus on supporting customers through every step of their wellness journey.

Simply Crafted believes that the healing power of hemp should be accessible to everyone. To that end, the company was founded in 2019 to provide natural remedies to help with an array of ailments. They focus on developing products that are full-spectrum and contain minor cannabinoids while maximizing terpene retention during the extraction process.

“We believe hemp flower, CBD and other industrial hemp-derived products should be sold responsibly and ethically,” Amanda Stead, founder of Simply Crafted said in a press release.

 “That’s why we rigorously test all of our flower and hemp products to ensure they’re in full compliance with the 2018 Farm Bill.”

Simply Crafted CBD Products

Simply Crafted works with local sustainable and organic farms to ensure only premium hemp flower is used to create its range of THC and CBD products, including gummies, pre-rolls, vape pens and water-soluble syrups all designed to meet your health and wellness needs.

The brand also offers a wide range of some of the most potent delta-8 edibles currently on the market. The 2018 Farm Bill made hemp and hemp-derived cannabinoids like delta-9 and delta-8 THC legal in all 50 states as long as the product contains at or below 0.3% THC.

High Spectrum CBD + THC Hemp Gummies

Simply Crafted CBD and THC gummies will satisfy your cravings for sweets and potent highs. These candies are unique in that each one contains a hefty dose of 10 mg of hemp-derived THC.

You might be wondering how the gummies can be so potent while pertaining to the aforementioned legal THC amounts. It’s simple math, really. Simply Crafted infuses THC from locally sourced organic hemp into its gummies that weigh in at 4500 mg each (10mg of THC in a gummy that weighs 4500 mg means that there’s far less than 0.3% THC content per gummy). And they didn’t stop there—each gummy is also infused with 10mg of CBD to round out the efficacy of the gummy and provide added therapeutic benefits.

Each pack of delta-9 THC and CBD High Spectrum Hemp Gummies contains 10 gummies with varying delicious and all-natural flavors, such as blackberry, peach and watermelon.

Delta-8 THC Syrup

Cannabis aficionados and the canna-curious alike will love this game-changing syrup. Packing a potent 1000 mg of THC, this all-natural syrup is infused with nano-encapsulated and water-soluble delta-8 THC, making it perfect for mixing into any drink, or for creating your own cannabis cocktails.

Delta-8 products have taken the cannabis industry by storm. The naturally occurring cannabinoid is produced as a byproduct of “regular” THC, also known as delta-9 THC. When delta-9 THC is destroyed or degraded by the sun or the passage of time, it might transform into delta-8 THC. The key distinction between delta-8 and delta-9 THC is that delta-8 feels more like THC light. That is, it has the same effects of THC—euphoria, relaxation and overall mood enhancer—but on a more pared-back level.

The customizable dosage of the Simply Crafted Delta-8 THC Syrup makes it perfect for all levels of cannabis experience. Note that high bioavailability and rapid absorption will have you feeling the effects quicker, reducing the risk of over-consumption. The syrup is available in four flavors, including raspberrylemonmango and sugar-free.

Giving Back

One of the Simply Crafted brand pillars is educating customers and the wider community, and advocating for cannabis law reform. The company proudly supports NORML and the Last Prisoner Project in their endeavors to change US cannabis policies and is a member of the National Cannabis Industry Association and the Hemp Industries Association.

Simply Crafted is your one-stop shop for vapes, glass, accessories and a huge selection of unique CBD, CBG, CBN, delta-8 and hemp-derived delta-9 THC products. All products are rigorously third-party tested in federally regulated, ISO certified labs to give customers complete peace of mind. Simply Crafted also offers a 100% money-back guarantee. This means you can buy delta-8 edibles and more from its Minnesota store, or online if you are out state.

“Our passion for excellence has driven us from the beginning, and continues to drive us into the future,” Stead said.

Use promo code CANNABISNOW to save 30% on your Simply Crafted products.

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See, Taste and Touch the Difference with Cryo Cure Cannabis

Cryo Cure is changing traditional cannabis drying and curing techniques with its revolutionary freeze-dried technology that removes water content to preserve cannabis at an optimal moisture level. The drying and curing process is arguably one of the most critical steps for all cannabis cultivators—from home growers to large-scale corporate operations.

This phase ensures that the fragile trichomes and terpene potency are preserved for maximum taste and efficacy. If not performed properly, those beautiful buds are at risk of developing mold and degradation. With Cryo Cure, cultivators can expect perfectly preserved, premium cannabis or hemp that dries in 12-16 hours and is completely ready for packaging or retail in just 24 hours. That’s a fraction of the time that the weekslong drying and curing process traditionally takes.

Not Your Typical Freeze-Dried Weed

A macro shot of Cryo-cured Lemoncello. PHOTO Courtesy of Cryo Cure.

The basic principle of freeze-drying removes water from a product as a vapor via a high-pressure vacuum. During the process, the product is solidly frozen, eliminating or minimizing shrinkage and resulting in near-perfect preservation. This novel approach to drying and curing cannabis has various advantages: It keeps fresher for longer; it inhales smoothly; and the fluffy buds have great aesthetic appeal. 

However, traditional freeze-dried cannabis is not without its drawbacks. The amount of moisture that freeze dryers remove is detrimental to the cannabis flower’s integrity—in terms of both looks and potency.

Cryo Cure is different. Utilizing proprietary freeze-drying technology in its cannabis and hemp curing machines, the right amount of moisture from flower or trim is extracted. This revolutionary cannabis drying and curing process perfectly balances moisture levels for terpene and phytocannabinoid preservation, creating a “fresh from the farm” feeling that’s a delight for the senses. This process can take as little as 12-16 hours, shaving weeks off the typical hang drying phase.

The Cryo Cure Process

Cryo Cure high capacity machine.
Cryo Cure’s high capacity freeze-drying machine. PHOTO Courtesy of Cryo Cure.

By dialing in the ideal measurement of time, temperature and pressure, “Cryo Cured” flower is far superior to freeze-dried cannabis in terms of quality and experience. Cryo Cure’s patented machines don’t merely zap moisture away and call it a day. They keep cannabis aromatic, tasty, strong and euphoric. Let’s review how. 

STEP 01: FREEZING

The first step in the Cryo Cure process is to freeze the cannabis or industrial hemp to -20 to -30 degrees Fahrenheit for no less than 10 hours. This preserves the flower’s shape and integrity. Select Cryo Cure models have a built-in freezer for this purpose, or you can use a separate freezer that’s the right size and meets specifications for sub-critical temperatures.

STEP 02: VACUUM PRESSURE

The now-frozen product is placed into the material chamber under vacuum pressure in order to facilitate sublimation.

STEP 03: SUBLIMATION

Sublimation is a process during which a solid is turned into a gas, skipping the liquid stage in between. Controlled radiant heat is applied during this process, converting the frozen moisture in the product directly into vapor.

STEP 04: CONDENSATION

The vapor is condensed back into a solid and collected in the ice bank.

STEP 05: DEFROST

The ice in the ice bank is melted and drained from the ice bank in the form of a hydrosol liquid. Any terpenes lost in the sublimation process can be reclaimed from the hydrosol to be used in other processed products such as vape pens and oils.

Cryo Cure has developed different sized cannabis freeze-drying machines that cater to all curing needs. The bestselling models are the CC360, which can hold between 66 and 132 pounds of wet weigh-in per cycle, and the HC10 which can hold 1,000 pounds of wet weigh-in per cycle. There are also two commercial walk-in freezer options available in both 10’ x 10’, and 10’ x 20’ models.

The Cryo Cure Difference

Cryo Cure cannabis
Cryo-cured cannabis is ready for packaging or retail in just 24 hours. PHOTO Brie Brewer.

With Cryo Cure, the color, taste and texture of cannabis that are typically lost during traditional processes are perfectly preserved, resulting in higher yields and less time between harvest and product distribution and sales. In other words, you can expect more money in your pocket sooner. This is a game-changer for commercial grow ops, as top-shelf cannabis customers will notice the vibrant, fluffy, aromatic buds that have up to 95% terpene retention. 

Currently, Cryo Cured top shelf cannabis and hemp brands are available at limited dispensaries in Colorado, Ohio, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Michigan and Massachusetts. Additionally, there are planned rollouts in Washington State, California and Rhode Island, Maine, Canada and Jamaica by the end of 2022. Look for the Cryo Cured seal of approval.

Ed Rosenthal, the Guru of Ganja, said, “Cryo Cure is a revolution in curing technology that keeps terpenes trichomes and THC content more intact than any other process.” 

In a market of good weed, Cryo Cure will make yours stand out for being great.

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Wakit Grinders and RollBotz are Making Smoking More Convenient

G&E Innovations Consulting LLC, the company behind Wakit Grinders and RollBotz, know their stuff when it comes to cannabis innovation. The power couple behind the brand, Founder and President Gustavo Reyes and Co-Founder and Vice President Esther Delgado-Lago, are now introducing RollBotz to fill and pack cones in three to five seconds. 

It’s the only company that can fill a cone at such a speed. The ball and chain shreds and trims the flower to a perfect texture for prerolls. “There are no cone fillers being put out there,” Reyes said. “There’s no one putting out these products that are investing the money and spending the money. The reason they’re not doing it is because they’re just turning around and saying, ‘Look, we sell junk. Most of the stuff breaks,’ and they’re good with that. They’re like, ‘We want to sell something that you’re going to break and come back in six months or three months.’ I don’t believe in that. We made a commitment, saying, ‘I’m not going to put out junk that breaks.’ We have a six-month warranty, soup to nuts. We’re the only grinder out there that’s electric that’ll do that.”

The RollBotz has been a long time coming. The company didn’t want to put out a simple, perfunctory cone filler. The invention took trial and error, as any great product does, but Gustavo is proud of where his latest invention landed. “Year one was about making sure that the components I had for the first invention worked for this new invention,” he said. “What ended up happening from there was, to fill the cone, the device was straight, and I kept wanting something small, small, small. I noticed that when I started getting into the flower that was very chunky, and cannabinoids were very sticky and whatnot, I needed extra room, so it took me about 16 design changes. It was the 16th time I finally got that right.”

Courtesy of April Duchene Photography

The RollBotz, which is highly popular among women, isn’t only fast but full of power. It does not require constant charging, either. “It goes through about a couple of ounces, 140 to 160 cones before it needs to charge,” Gustavo added. “My grinder will go through about a pound.”

The ins and outs of how the RollBotz works are complicated, but in action, it’s simple. “When I was talking about the design changes, what I ended up doing is, when I increased the sensor of the speed, it acts like a vacuum that shoots the flower into the first quarter inch of the cone,” he said. “You can actually feel air coming at the bottom. Then I took the motor, and I slightly took it off the center. What it does now, it acts like a knock box. It rotates the filter, so it actually turns the flower as it’s going in a circular motion.” 

Election night in 2016 was when the company was born. Gustavo needed to smoke. A happy accident occurred which led to an invention, and years later, a thriving and growing business. “I dropped my pipe, and I was flabbergasted because I always break my glass,” he recalled. “I picked up a Dyson vacuum cleaner, and I was trying to get the weed without getting the glass. When I got to the glass, it went around in the tube of the Dyson and started making a circular motion, and I kept emptying out the weed and the glass and vacuuming it. When I saw this, it came to me, and I drew up the whole thing right there. I was like, ‘You know, this would work.’ My first invention was called Dr. Budler, and what it would do, it would vacuum and grind it and dispense.”

Wakit Grinders
Courtesy of April Duchene Photography

For Gustavo, the invention was ahead of its time. Ideally, he wants these products to help medical patients, not only help make smoking cannabis easier for recreational users. “I was looking more for medical patients to be able to talk to the medical community, so this way you wouldn’t touch the cannabis,” he said. “You could consume the cannabis and figure out what your ingredients are, what your THC levels, CBD levels, what other medications you’re taking, how it interacts, so that the doctor in the medical community can speak to patients, but no one was ready for that. All everybody would say is, ‘How do you grind the weed so quickly?’ We pivoted, and I put out the grinder.”

These inventions aren’t only born out of ingenuity or innovation. These products are personal to the company’s founders. “The background for this is that my mom had pancreatic cancer,” he said. “My ex-wife had MS, and cannabis always helped, but none of the doctors would talk. Nobody would help in that situation, so I always thought to myself, ‘One day, this is going to be federally legal. It’s going to be shown as a medicine, and they’re going to need devices for consumption.’ That was our original intention, and then we’re still going in the direction. I’m hoping as we move closer to being federally legal, like CPAP machines, how people should sleep, why aren’t we looking at devices to help medical patients?”

Wakit Grinders
Courtesy of April Duchene Photography

G&E Innovations Consulting LLC is looking towards the future. For the present, however, the company is seeking to bring more voices in the cannabis industry, which is predominantly populated by Caucasian men. “In our industry,  it is starting to change,” Gustavo said. “What we’re doing is, we’re saying, ‘Look, we’re a minority-owned company that’s run by a woman.’ As Latinos, there’s not much space here for us in our own cannabis community, and we’re a big part that established this way back in the day.”

Gustavo looks at the industry and can’t help but to think of the past. “If you look back at my own neighborhood, I think about the amount of people that went to jail or died over it. Now that [pot] is becoming legal, the cannabis industry has left behind minorities and women in the space.” he added. “To us, it was like, ‘We need to get the word out that the industry’s open and it’s open to minorities and we did it, you can do it too.’ So that’s the backstory. Esther is from Puerto Rico; I’m from East LA. We’re talking about the innovation on the side of an industry that is not really innovating.”

Wakit Grinders
Courtesy of April Duchene Photography

The woman running the company is Gustavo’s, as he said, better half, Vice President Esther Delgado-Lago. She’s one of the rare women in her position in the cannabis industry. With G&E Innovations Consulting LLC, Esther wants to create opportunities for women such as herself. “It’s a great honor to be in the position I’m at,” she shared. “We have been moving forward with the company since its beginning about three years ago to make it to where we are. Looking back, we’ve accomplished quite a bit. Opening the opportunities to other women, Hispanic, Asian, and other ethnicities is very important. Right now, we have a team that is culturally varied, and it is very important to be able to extend that opportunity to others also to join in the industry.”

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Mad Labs, a Top-Tier Cannabis Brand, is Where Science Meets Artistry

The cannabis industry is skyrocketing, and with that comes an influx of new brands. With so many options on the market, it can be tough to stand out from the crowd. However, there is always room for quality-minded brands willing to go the extra mile in their production and marketing. That’s what this company, a top-tier brand quickly making a name for itself in the industry, proves. Despite being around for a relatively shorter time than its competitors, the brand has already made a big splash in the market. The brand is quickly becoming synonymous with high-quality, cutting-edge CBD products, and thanks to that, it’s poised to become a major player in the CBD space.

Led by visionary engineers, the brand is all about combining science and artistry to create unique products. The team has spent hundreds of hours perfecting the hardware and product to give customers a seamless and enjoyable user experience. The Mad Labs experience begins with beautifully designed vape pen cartridges that are both visually stimulating and enjoyable. These unique designs are the product of innovative vape technology and high-quality components. The vape pens are made of high-quality Pyrex glass tanks and ceramic coils, making for a pretty and safe package. Some brands use plastics that can contaminate the vape oil and cause health issues, but Mad Labs does things differently.

Another key feature of Mad Labs products is that they are all-natural. Mad Labs believe there is no need to have pretty packaging without providing value to the customer. The team spends hours testing different terpene levels and formulas to obtain a final product that exceeds customers’ expectations. Mad Labs products are produced from high-quality, full-spectrum extracts that give them a distinct aroma. Its cartridges contain high-THC, Delta 9 Category 3 Certified oils, and all-natural terpenes, giving all its products high potency of 82% from recent lab tests.

Mad Labs also guarantees additive-free products, making them a safer option than many brands on the market today. The brand uses an innovative, solvent-free extraction method that minimizes the contamination of the oils. The absence of potentially harmful chemical additives results in superior quality products with a cleaner taste than their competitors. Additionally, Mad Labs uses organically grown, pesticide-free flowers. This has also helped manage the amount of fertilizer and fungicides that end up in the final product.

The rigorous and thorough manufacturing process does not stop there. The brand takes its products through third-party testing for purity and potency in reputable, independent laboratories. Customers can view the certificates of analysis (COA) on the company’s website or use the company’s innovative authentication process. All products come with two QR codes customers can use to access the reports from the third-party analysis. One QR code directs the customers to a detailed COA and the other to Mad Labs’ Instagram page, where the brand posts all the results.

Mad Labs continues to satisfy its customers through new product lines. The brand recently introduced its innovative disposables with over 15 flavors. Now the team is working on its new edibles, concentrates, and exclusive blends they hope to unveil soon. Mad Labs is also working on expansion plans within California. The goal is to become a billion-dollar brand, changing the cannabis industry for the better.

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Mad Labs, a Top-Tier Cannabis Brand, is Where Science Meets Artistry

The cannabis industry is skyrocketing, and with that comes an influx of new brands. With so many options on the market, it can be tough to stand out from the crowd. However, there is always room for quality-minded brands willing to go the extra mile in their production and marketing. That’s what this company, a top-tier brand quickly making a name for itself in the industry, proves. Despite being around for a relatively shorter time than its competitors, the brand has already made a big splash in the market. The brand is quickly becoming synonymous with high-quality, cutting-edge CBD products, and thanks to that, it’s poised to become a major player in the CBD space.

Led by visionary engineers, the brand is all about combining science and artistry to create unique products. The team has spent hundreds of hours perfecting the hardware and product to give customers a seamless and enjoyable user experience. The Mad Labs experience begins with beautifully designed vape pen cartridges that are both visually stimulating and enjoyable. These unique designs are the product of innovative vape technology and high-quality components. The vape pens are made of high-quality Pyrex glass tanks and ceramic coils, making for a pretty and safe package. Some brands use plastics that can contaminate the vape oil and cause health issues, but Mad Labs does things differently.

Another key feature of Mad Labs products is that they are all-natural. Mad Labs believe there is no need to have pretty packaging without providing value to the customer. The team spends hours testing different terpene levels and formulas to obtain a final product that exceeds customers’ expectations. Mad Labs products are produced from high-quality, full-spectrum extracts that give them a distinct aroma. Its cartridges contain high-THC, Delta 9 Category 3 Certified oils, and all-natural terpenes, giving all its products high potency of 82% from recent lab tests.

Mad Labs also guarantees additive-free products, making them a safer option than many brands on the market today. The brand uses an innovative, solvent-free extraction method that minimizes the contamination of the oils. The absence of potentially harmful chemical additives results in superior quality products with a cleaner taste than their competitors. Additionally, Mad Labs uses organically grown, pesticide-free flowers. This has also helped manage the amount of fertilizer and fungicides that end up in the final product.

The rigorous and thorough manufacturing process does not stop there. The brand takes its products through third-party testing for purity and potency in reputable, independent laboratories. Customers can view the certificates of analysis (COA) on the company’s website or use the company’s innovative authentication process. All products come with two QR codes customers can use to access the reports from the third-party analysis. One QR code directs the customers to a detailed COA and the other to Mad Labs’ Instagram page, where the brand posts all the results.

Mad Labs continues to satisfy its customers through new product lines. The brand recently introduced its innovative disposables with over 15 flavors. Now the team is working on its new edibles, concentrates, and exclusive blends they hope to unveil soon. Mad Labs is also working on expansion plans within California. The goal is to become a billion-dollar brand, changing the cannabis industry for the better.

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What’s the Best Place to Buy CBD Flower?

Now, Oregon is perhaps most notably known for its artisanal craft cannabis and CBD offerings.

A state with a long history of relaxed cannabis laws, Oregon is where many of the most important political and social events in American hemp history have occurred. Interestingly, Oregon has decriminalized cannabis twice, first in the late 1970s, then in 1998. Moreover, in 2008, Oregon was the second state to enact a Medical Marijuana Program.

Oregon’s fertile farmlands, pristine water sources, ideal climate, and deep-rooted counterculture, propelled it to its preeminent position both figuratively and geographically atop Northern California’s Emerald Triangle.

Oregon’s history and long-standing commitment to crafting quality cannabis have led to the state becoming the nation’s top producer of premium CBD flower.

The wonder cannabinoid, which is no longer considered second fiddle to THC-Delta 9, has become a cannabis darling due to its countless medicinal applications. From mental health to chronic pain, CBD’s restorative powers are now common knowledge both inside and outside of the cannabis counterculture.

And Oregon has led the way in producing flower that rivals the finest pot in the world. By selectively breeding industrial hemp strains of cannabis that do not qualify as controlled substances by the federal government due to their negligible THC content, CBD farmers have produced cultivars that contain as much as 26% CBD with little to no THC.

Courtesy of JAXON

So, where does one acquire such lovely remedies? A wonderful place to start is with JAXON, located in Southern Oregon’s majestic Rogue Valley. As the latest business venture and passion project of its owner Jamie McCleary, the company was created through a synergistic collaboration between 100-plus farmers, many of whom are long-standing legacy growers hailing from the legendary growing region.

As a family-owned CBD company, JAXON uses this approach to deliver the world with premium CBD flower and beautifully packaged CBD products such as topicals, edibles, and smokables while ensuring everyone involved feels like they are an integral part of the entire process.

CBD
Courtesy of JAXON

Historically, Oregon has been a leader in organic farming practices and agricultural standards, and the state’s climate, as well as its heritage of responsible land and plant stewardship, provide it with the conditions to cultivate world-class CBD flower, which JAXON provides the majority of. From exotic greenhouse-grown ZaZa to the extravagantly cultivated indoor Bubba Kushes, as well as the tangy and gassy, Sativa-derived sun-grown cultivars such as Lifter, Hawaiian Haze, and Sour Space Candy, JAXON has you covered!

By visiting JAXON’s website at www.buyoregonhemp.com, shoppers can find CBD flower at every price point, at times even as low as $33 per pound! JAXON’s extremely popular Reggies collection ensures affordable CBD flower for the enthusiast on any budget. Apart from curating one of the most comprehensive CBD flower menus on the planet, JAXON also offers gummies and an array of high-quality CBD topicals and edibles. Classy gold-foil on matte-black packaging and proprietary formulation make JAXON’s CBD products a great gift—even for the most discerning CBD enthusiasts.

Where JAXON really shines is in its top-shelf flower offerings. There was a time when CBD flower was viewed as inferior to THC flower. Nevermore! With the passing of the Federal Hemp Farming Act of 2018, several years of CBD farming and breeding have given rise to exciting new genetic variations and phenotypes, as well as recognizable hybrids, now available as CBD flower, including luxurious and exotic strains with names like Sour Special Sauce, Sour Elektra, Wedding Cake, Lemon Octane, and Blue Dream, the list is endless!

CBD
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JAXON’s top-shelf buds are so perfect that they can easily be mistaken for those Cannabis Cup-winning strains we know and love. Squishy, sticky, and heavily fragranced flower is the norm on the JAXON menu. Perusing JAXON’s flower offerings on their website, it is easy for shoppers to discern that when it comes to quality CBD flower, JAXON has got it going on.

Yet, there is one factor that further differentiates JAXON from the rest of the pack: owner Jamie McCleary’s commitment to his employees. McCleary is passionate about paying his employees a living wage, profit sharing, and promoting a work-to-live culture instead of a live-to-work culture. His dedication is evident when visiting JAXON’s facilities.

CBD
Courtesy of JAXON

The tight-knit crew buzzes around the facility, rushing orders for overnight delivery while observing rigorous quality control measures to ensure each order pleases its recipient.

Through cooperative partnerships, JAXON continues to work to benefit farmers in the region, bringing the fruits of their labor to CBD enthusiasts around the world. As if offering one of the world’s most premium and robust lines of Southern Oregon CBD flower wasn’t enough, JAXON also offers high-quality CBD gummies, CBD pre-rolls, CBD smalls, and a host of wellness products.

Shop the entire JAXON store here.

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The DynaVap Way: Versatile and Fun Battery-free Vaping

The DynaVap brand, which makes battery-free dry herb vaporizers, is building a loyal following—and for good reason. When it comes to DynaVap, there is nothing ordinary about their products.  It’s not “just another vape pen” or “just a fad.” Today’s cannabis market is so flooded with devices, that choosing one can at times feel overwhelming. But DynaVap has gone a different direction with their battery-free, dry herb vaporizers. 

DynaVap’s lineup of dry herb vaporizers offers cannabis users a battery-free alternative to smoking, and all of their products are combustion-free. In other words, it’s smoking without the smoke, which gives way to an overall smoother hit. The battery-free technology allows for efficient heating, so you will use less material while stretching your stash, and ultimately spending less money on weed. You really get the most bang for your buck—plus, the DynaVap is fun to use.

DynaVap’s range of vaporizers includes the “M,” the VonG, the Omni and the BB. You can view their Buyer’s Guide online to determine which device is best suited for your needs. While the DynaVap “M” is the brand’s most popular battery-free, dry herb vaporizer, today we’ll be taking a closer look at the VonG. Note that each device uses the same kind of cap, so once you know how to use it, you can essentially operate any DynaVap device with ease. 

How DynaVap Works

The DynaVap VonG works similarly to their popular “M” vaporizer, but it can do a whole lot more. Made with titanium, the VonG has an adjustable airflow feature and is compatible with 10mm and 14mm female water piece openings. Easily pack it with flower, or attach the Dynacoil adapter to use it with concentrates. The versatility of the VonG is somewhat of a marvel—it’s hard to believe this small device can provide so much. 

With all DynaVap products, there is a bit of a learning curve. It took our team a few tries to get it right, but once we figured it out, we became instant DynaVap fans.

Setting up at the Cannabis Now office to review the VonG, we first lit our Smoke Odor Exterminator candle. Next, we pulled out the Flower Mill grinder to break up some Aspen Valley CBD flower, since it was the middle of the workday. Before lighting up, we watched this short tutorial on how to use the DynaVap VapCap, which works the same for all of the different DynaVap devices.

Removing and packing the cap is relatively straight forward. Next, the heating and “clicking” come into play. This is the part that takes a few tries before feeling super comfortable. While DynaVap recommends a triple torch lighter for beginners, we found the double torch to be most effective. The double torch is hot enough to heat through the metal, but not so hot that it will risk burning your weed. Rotate the VapCap while heating it, and start listening for a “click” or popping sound. 

Click 1: When you hear the first click, this means your DynaVap is ready for smoking. It took about 5 or 6 seconds to heat up. 

Click 2: When you hear the second click, this is signaling you that you’re losing heat. Light ‘er up again and enjoy the smooth and flavorful hits that come with combustion-free smoking.

Click 3: The third and final click is not as fun, as it means you’re done. The time it takes from the first to third click is about 30 seconds long, so you can definitely get a few hits out of this vaporizer. Expect 3-5 cycles per packed bowl. 

While the clicking can at first seem like a lot to deal with, it’s actually quite simple. The clicking sounds simply serve as indicators, so you know exactly when your piece is ready for vaping. While the clicking indicates the optimal time for vaping, you’re still going to get some vapor if you don’t smoke it at that very second. The more you use it and become familiar with it, you’ll start to get your own technique down for swiveling the VapCap. And because the device consistently heats up at the same time, we found you don’t really need to hear the pop. 

Added Perks of DynaVap:

After testing out the DynaVap, it was clear that the brand’s products are a great option for those with sensitive throats. You don’t have to charge it, and it’s as smooth as a Pax. We found it to be a bit like riding a bike: It takes a minute to figure it out, but once you get it, it’s like second nature. It was easy for us to see how DynaVap has built such a loyal cult following. 

Enhanced Flavor 

The CBD flower we used for our initial review was admittedly not the freshest. Even then, we noticed how much the DynaVap VonG preserved the flavor of the herb. We could taste the terpenes, and there was none of the harshness that comes with smoking a bowl.  

After office hours, we took the VonG home to test it with some Mohave Gold flower. It was probably four times as enjoyable with the high-terpene, high-THC Mohave cannabis. We could really taste the flavors and enjoy the feeling of it. 

Get More Out of Your Stash 

With the DynaVap dry herb vaporizer, conservation is a big win. You get a lot of vapor and a lot of use out of minimal flower. The new design of the tip with all the nooks and crannies helps to evenly distribute the heat. Since it’s a vaporizer, just a tiny amount of weed gets you four to six hits as opposed to one or two with a bowl or joint. Also, when you’re done vaping, instead of dumping your ash into an ashtray, you can use your decarboxylated weed to make edibles. 

All in all, you will get more out of your weed when using the DynaVap. If you want to splurge on some expensive herb, you can feel good about using it with any one of the DynaVap devices. 

Versatility of the VonG

The VonG is more versatile than the “M,” as it can also be used with a water piece, due to its added airflow technology and stem which is tapered to fit 10mm and 14mm adapters. Using the DynaVap VonG and Water Pipe combo with the concentrate made it super easy to transform a water pipe into a dab rig. You can also pair it with the DynaCoil is you want to use concentrates instead of dry flower. 

To see how the VonG performs when it comes to concentrates, we also tested out the Mohave brand terp sauce with diamonds. As expected, it was delicious. The terps were well preserved and very flavorful. It was easy to use and did not overheat like using a traditional banger and bong. Afterwards, we easily popped off the DynaCoil and cleaned the concentrate out with rubbing alcohol. We recommend using a stable concentrate like shatter or budder, as the more liquid concentrate got a bit soupy.

Lastly, we love that the VonG doesn’t require a big torch, like when heating up quartz bangers. And there’s no waiting around like with traditional dab rigs. (Usually, you heat up the banger until its red hot, and then wait 60 seconds before hitting the concentrate.) Controlling the temperature was also easier, thanks to the DynaVap clicks—there was no guessing, as there is with traditional dab rig set ups.

Customize Your Experience

While we zoomed in on the VonG device, one of the great parts about DynaVap is how you can customize your own experience. Mix and match accessories to build the device that’s just right for you. 

Colored sleeves for the VonG are coming soon, and you can head on over to their Parts Page to get an idea of what we’re talking about. Featuring wood, titanium and glass materials—plus different colors—you can have fun showing off your personalized device to friends. Plus, the M, VonG and Omni are made in the USA, and the materials are extremely durable. We are excited to have discovered a product that doesn’t fit the mold and offers cannabis lovers a new kind of experience. 

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This Vape Battery Will Change Your Life

In the age of cryptocurrencies and the rising popularity of buying stock, we are all constantly encouraged to invest. Invest in our portfolios, invest in NFTs, invest in Dogecoin. Hamilton Devices’ Gamer Battery is an investment. It is an investment in yourself, your peace of mind, your performance, and your savings. This battery is powerful and durable, designed to live longer than the others and be almost impossible to lose. All the money you waste on replacing a battery you lost can now go to better things. So much precious time, points, and lives lost because you tried to hit your vape while playing video games. But that is over.

Hamilton Devices, the leading innovator of vaporizer technologies, has done it again! This groundbreaking product was designed by people on the go for people on the go, because vaping should be done with ease. Whether you are playing League of Legends, Fortnite, or a classic game of Super Mario, you do not have time to mess with a bulky mod or press more buttons; you need a nice, clean hit to keep you focused because every bit of your concentration counts. When time is of the essence and attention to detail is paramount, rummaging around for your vape could cost you big time. You could miss your shot, lose points, or worse, lose your life. That is where the Gamer Battery makes all the difference! 

Courtesy of Hamilton Devices

Hamilton Devices created the Gamer Battery to be unlike any other battery on the market. With a sleek, user-friendly design, this battery hangs on a lanyard around your neck and holds what you love most (THC) close to your heart. Light yet powerful, this battery turned pendant is barely noticeable until you take a puff and exhale the thickest clouds ever seen for a battery of this size. Don’t want to accessorize? No worries! This battery is the perfect size for your pocket for use on the go.

Most batteries on the market are cumbersome and made in flashy designs, with all the attention on cool color options and how they fit into your hand. Not the Gamer Battery. This battery is the closest to a hands-free vaping experience you can get, with inhale-activation and a retractable cord attached to the battery. This innovative design allows you to let your hands to do the work while you are free to puff away on your favorite strain. Once you have reached your high, the cartridge magnetizes to the battery and stays close-by for your next fix.

Courtesy of Hamilton Devices

But you don’t have to be a gamer to experience the glory of this innovative device! This amazing product was made for those who are constantly on the go. Whether you are running errands, juggling multiple tasks, or have your hands full at an event, the Gamer Battery is exactly what you need to stay high and sharp. Gone are the days of worrying about the whereabouts of your battery or whether you can afford to take a quick rip with the tasks at hand.

We have all been there—searching various pockets for our vape pen only to discover it is still on the table in front of us, or it is in the bag we swear we didn’t put it in, or it is in our friend’s hands. Or even worse, it has disappeared into the abyss. It can be difficult to keep track of your beloved vape, especially when out in the hustle and bustle of the world. I have lost count of how many times (and ways) I have misplaced a vape battery, but it is always when I am in an environment full of distractions or in an environment that frankly cannot afford distractions. Countless vapes lost to my favorite dive bar around the corner, a tight squeeze into an Uber with my friends on a Saturday night, and multiple concerts and music festivals. I have learned to be as strategic as possible when storing my vape on-the-go, but often my hands resort to muscle memory and put the vape in a different place than originally planned. 

Courtesy of Hamilton Devices

But those days are over because I am now the owner of a Gamer Battery. This product has (not to be dramatic, but) changed my life. As a full-time writer juggling multiple projects at once, I do not have time to worry about where my vape is, hence why I have lost so many over the years. Months ago, I admitted defeat. I was tired of always rummaging around for a vape pen just to lose it days or weeks later because my mind cannot keep track of it, so I decided to stop buying batteries. 

Soon after, I began crossing paths with people who had made makeshift changes to their mods to ensure they never lose their “old reliable.” One that piqued my interest was a makeshift retractable cord glued to the bottom of their battery and attached to a keyring that secured safely to their belt loop. Amazed by their industriousness, I asked them what inspired their invention. They had the same problem I, and everyone else, did—they had constant trouble locating their vape pen and lost a few along the way.

Courtesy of Hamilton Devices

Determined to eliminate this problem, they superglued a retractable cord to the base of the battery and decided it would be safest attached to their hip. At the time, this seemed like a lot of crafting skills and time I did not have, so I continued without a vape for the next few weeks until I discovered Hamilton Devices’ Gamer Battery. I was in awe. 

How has no one thought of something like this? The design is sleek, simplistic, futuristic. The battery rests against my chest, ready for use whenever I need a puff. Of course, having bought multiple batteries over the years, I had my reservations about the Gamer Battery. For one, I was concerned that the clouds would lack in size because the battery was so petite and compact. Boy, was I wrong—the clouds are massive! This battery reaches a full charge in under an hour and offers three levels of power up to 3.7V. All you need to do is screw in your cartridge; place the lanyard around your neck, and you are off to the races!

Hamilton
Courtesy of Hamilton Devices

Hamilton Devices has done the unexpected, and dare I say, the impossible—they have simplified the most simplistic method of consumption with the release of this remarkable product. With power, functionality, and big clouds in mind, the Gamer Battery was designed to be the most user-friendly, reliable battery on the market. Say goodbye to the days where your battery cost you! No more fidgeting with a vape pen only to lose precious points or your life. No more emptying your pockets just to discover you once again left your battery at home or at the bar. No more digging through your backpack in the dense crowd at a music festival, hoping to locate your battery while avoiding losing something else.

No more worries because you have the Gamer Battery. 

It is no surprise that these are selling fast, considering the state-of-the-art design and affordable price point of just $41.99 (before your first purchase discount). 

Get yours before it’s gone.

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Grow Better Cannabis With Agrify Vertical Farming Units

In today’s highly competitive cannabis market, indoor cultivation often takes precedence due to its ability to control variables like temperature, humidity, light and nutrients to grow more stable genetics. However, even indoor environments are subject to change, as are the ever-increasing costs of production and scalability, which can quickly eat into profits. To combat this, Agrify, the cannabis and hemp industry’s largest vertically integrated solutions provider, has developed micro-environment-controlled Vertical Farming Units that can help commercial cannabis grow operations achieve unparalleled consistency, yields and ROI at scale.

“As the industry’s first total turn-key solution, we provide cultivators with a comprehensive end-to-end offering that should allow them to get to market faster and consistently grow high-quality products that their customers expect, in a controlled and replicable environment, all at a significantly lower cost of production,” said Agrify CEO Raymond Nobu Chang.

By combining data, science and technology, Agrify’s Vertical Farming Units (VFUs) take indoor vertical cultivation to new heights. The fully enclosed, automated microclimate comes complete with LED grow lights, automated irrigation, fertigation and CO2 delivery. This allows cultivators to grow vertically while also developing strain-specific settings that are both optimizable and repeatable thanks to Agrify’s proprietary cannabis cultivation software, Agrify Insights. Using data-driven insights, the software program enables cultivators to maximize their grow ops with precision by giving them complete control over the internal environment of each VFU.

Vertical Farming Units outperform the competition in terms of space usage, energy consumption and resource management. They’re an ideal solution for growers requiring high-volume, high-quality production at a reasonable cost. But that’s not all the VFUs can assist with. Keep reading to learn all the ways these automated microclimates are helping cultivators achieve maximum results. 

Top Benefits of Vertical Farming Units

Agrify’s Vertical Farming Units are a total turn-key solution for indoor cultivators.

1. Grow Better Cannabis: Vertical Farming Units can improve every part of the grow and obtain up to 29% higher THC production while lowering costs.

2. Grow Bigger Buds: One of the key benefits of VFUs is the amount of grow room they provide. Because the pods are designed to be stacked up to three times, the yield per square foot is up to six times higher compared to other vertical farming systems with the same footprint. The VFUs are designed to maximize the amount of bud weight per square foot, so growth is directed away from stems and leaves and towards the production of bigger buds, resulting in shorter plants that are more profitable.

3. Grow Consistently: By applying data science and a continuous improvement methodology to all aspects of cannabis cultivation, yields, cannabinoids and terpene profiles are more consistent. The combined sealed grow room and controlled growing systems maintain consistent cultivar compound profiles, regardless of where they’re positioned in the facility. These optimum conditions maintain genetic integrity, allowing growers to cultivate the same high-quality strains over and over again.

How Agrify Insights Optimize Crop Quality

Weed grown with Agrify Vertical Farming Units
Agrify’s cannabis cultivation software combined with their fully enclosed, automated microclimates enhance flower quality and produce bigger yields.

The Vertical Farming Units are integrated with the aforementioned Agrify Insights, a cloud-based high-tech cannabis cultivation software that automates, regulates, monitors and optimizes cannabis cultivation in any size facility. The fully integrated control system takes a quantitative approach to indoor growing, enabling facility owners, managers and producers to easily plan, monitor and optimize the quality and yields of their crops. 

Agrify Insights can help growers plan future crops, investigate current crop statuses and review historical data—all while providing proven solutions to tackle any problem that arises. With a personalized dashboard for each function, everyone on the growing team has fast access to the information they need, when they need it. Agrify Insights can also help with:

Pre-programmed and Custom Grow Plans: Automatic data collecting and analysis tools drive educated judgments about tailoring “recipes” to fully correspond with cultivation goals, while pre-loaded and pre-tested strain-specific grow plans help you achieve early success. 

Customized, Actionable Insights: Whether you’re a facility owner, facility manager, master grower or cultivator, Agrify Insights provides actionable information via a unique dashboard that is specifically geared to your needs.

Transparency from Seed-to-Sale: The completely integrated software suite supports production planning, IPM reporting, consumables and product management, SOPs and state compliance. It also integrates with METRC and Confident Cannabis, OPEX financial simulator, SMS/email/phone notifications. Lastly, Agrify Insights gives you weekly status updates, plus strain and cultivation data.

Agrify Vertical Farming Units paired with the Agrify Insights software gives growers an alternative to the typical indoor cultivation design. Maximize your facility’s area while ensuring a high-quality output environment. With Agrify, cultivators are no longer forced to choose between increasing output and sacrificing flower quality—instead, you can enhance both.

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