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Meditation and Marijuana

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Marijuana is a useful tool that can help you reach new levels of creativity, consciousness, and spirituality. The same is true for meditation. But what about combining the two? Does marijuana help or hinder meditation? The spiritual use of cannabis has been around for centuries. Religious groups such as Buddhists, Hindus, and Shaivites along with those practicing Taoism, Tibetan Buddhism, and more have used marijuana for their spiritual practices. These groups have long believed that cannabis’ energy should be utilized to promote healing, enlightenment, and good health. They also believe that marijuana is greatly beneficial when used in meditation and to enter into Samadhi, a state of profound stillness. So what can marijuana do for meditation practices? You probably already know that cannabis can be great for opening up your…
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Marijuana – My Sweet Leaf

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I was nineteen the first time I smoked marijuana. During my sheltered teenaged years I had been a “good girl,” turning down that Marlboro and shunning the vodka that tempted my lips. My mother smoked like a chimney and my father drank like a fish, but those actions and the effects of those substances hadn’t impressed me in the least. I didn’t want to smell and taste like an ashtray just to look cool, and I wasn’t interested in getting so obliterated that I couldn’t control my actions. So when my co-worker offered me my first joint, I thought, what the hell. It’s only a plant, right? He had asked me numerous times why I hadn’t already tried “the herb.” My interest in the subject intrigued my co-worker, and one…
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My Weed Experiences in Oregon and California

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Recently I had the pleasure of visiting two beautiful states—Oregon and California. I had never been to the Pacific Northwest before and I was very excited to take in their beauty. And, of course, I wanted to try the marijuana! I arrived in downtown Portland on a misty afternoon, weary from travel. I was dying to get high. As I had suspected, I did not run into any pot shops during my short time in downtown Portland. I hadn’t done the proper research beforehand (and I don’t have a smartphone like everyone else—crazy I know!) so I really had no clue where to get recreational weed in Portland. As many of you probably know, on October 1, 2015, it became legal for medical dispensaries in Oregon to sell recreational marijuana.…
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Strains with the Highest CBD Content

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[caption id="attachment_2597" align="alignleft" width="300"] Courtesy leafscience.com[/caption] It’s no longer a secret that CBD strains offer numerous health benefits, including pain relief, insomnia relief, strengthening of bones, calming inflammations, and countering nausea. On top of this, it counteracts the anxiety induced by THC. But perhaps the most important benefit of CBD oil is that it has been shown to slow the growth and/or inhibit the growth of cancer cells. With the many cannabis strains hitting the market on a regular basis, it can be quite challenging to identify the ones that have the highest CBD quantities. The following list should help you choose the CBD strain that is best for you: Harlequin What makes this strain one of the most popular strains among many cannabis users is the fact that it…
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Bong Cleaning 101

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[caption id="attachment_2569" align="alignleft" width="300"] Courtesy milehighcleaner.com[/caption] Got a dirty bong? If you take bong rips quite frequently, there is more than likely some residue caked up and/or swirling inside your bong. So what’s the best (and most economical) way to clean your pieces so that you can enjoy a fresh session? It’s simpler than you might think! Why should you clean your bong regularly? Cleaning your piece is important for many reasons. Not only does your weed taste better in a clean bong, it’s better for your lungs because you won’t cough as much. If you’re having company over, the last thing you want to offer them is a dirty piece of smoking apparatus. It’s not just polite! Plus, if you’re spending your hard-earned dough on premium buds, you want…
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