Recycling Vape Batteries 101

Recycling Vape Batteries 101

Having a vape pen or e-cig is a fun way to enjoy your herbs and concentrates, but have you ever wondered what happens with specific parts of your vaporizer once they’re used up? Have you thought about recycling your vape batteries? If not, you might want to give it a thought, as recycling vape batteries contributes to a healthier environment and is part of being a responsible vape user. In this article, we’ll shed light on the key reasons for recycling vape batteries. But before we dive into this, let’s cover the basics first. What is a Vape Battery? An external battery is simply a battery that doesn’t come pre built-in to your vaporizer. Like any other battery you use on a daily basis, they have two ends — the positive and negative one — through which the current flows when you attach both pieces to the core. The most common type of battery used in vaporizers and e-cigs is the 18650. Such batteries may come in different sizes to suit specific models, but they all have the same basic design and performance mechanism. The most important features of vape batteries are the aforementioned positive and negative terminals. They’re pretty easy to identify; the negative end is totally flat, and the positive and has a little tip on the top or a smaller elevated terminal. Here are the main differences between internal vs external vape batteries: Internal Vape Batteries: Easy learning curve No fitting needed Compatibility guaranteed External Vape Batteries: Extend the life of your device Wider choice of batteries External charging Can be attached to many different devices...
3 Reasons Why Live Resin Represents the Future of Cannabis Products

3 Reasons Why Live Resin Represents the Future of Cannabis Products

The skyrocketing expansion of the legal cannabis industry leads to serious advancements in technology and how different cannabis products are processed. This expansion stimulates the growth of every branch of this industry, including cultivation, extraction, packaging, and consumption. Yet, perhaps the greatest overhauls in methodology and identity are happening in the extraction field. Cannabis extractions had to abide by current industry compliance standards, as well as good manufacturing practices (GMP) — reinventing their technology, processes, and branding. Throughout the years, we’ve witnessed many the creation of many amazing types of concentrates, from wax to shatter and everything in between. However, none of those products received so much hype and attention as live resin. Experts argue that live resin represents the future of cannabis products, and truth to be said, we couldn’t agree more. Why are live resin concentrates considered the holy grain of cannabis products and the next milestone for the booming industry? Continue reading this article to find out. What is Live Resin? Live resin is a hydrocarbon extract that is made using butane, propane, or a combination of both. Live resin is typically sourced from fresh cannabis plants that get flash-frozen after the harvest. This form of concentrated cannabis was invented in Colorado — home to new innovations in the cannabis industry. The primary advantage of live resin over other products is that fresh cannabis flowers have a more distinct aroma and flavor than dried and cured buds. If you’ve ever grown or trimmed fresh cannabis, you know that fresh flowers are strikingly pungent to the dried material. The distinct aroma and taste of live resin concentrates...
A Beginners Guide to Making Weed Butter

A Beginners Guide to Making Weed Butter

Weed butter — also known as cannabutter — is one of the essential ingredients in cooking with marijuana. Making weed butter is all about extracting the cannabinoids and terpenes from the cured buds and infusing them into the butter fats. This is an extremely versatile product, as you can substitute any amount of regular butter with the THC-infused one in order to spice up your next meal. THC is fat-soluble, so it works best with fats. If any of the food you consume daily has some fat in ingredients, you can actually infuse it with weed. You can make weed butter out of any high-THC strain provided that you had decarboxylated it first. While dried flowers are the most common choice for this job, people also use solventless hash or trim to achieve their magical cooking ingredient. Whether you’re a food aficionado or medical cannabis patient, this guide will help you understand how to make weed butter at home. We’ll also cover different THC dosages as well as common uses for cannabutter in the kitchen. Let’s take one important cooking class! Why Make Your Own Weed Butter? As mentioned, THC is fat-soluble, so if you want effective ingestion, you need to infuse it into some kind of fat. People make lots of different THC infusions, from olive oil to coconut oil, but weed butter is hands down the most iconic cooking fat among cannabis consumers. For one, butter mostly consists of animal-derived saturated fats, so it packs more flavor into your dishes. If you’ve ever made scrambled eggs using canola oil and then switched to butter, you should remember...
The Ultimate CBD Edibles, Gummies & Snacks Guide

The Ultimate CBD Edibles, Gummies & Snacks Guide

Remember when the only way to ingest CBD was through tinctures and vapes? Those days are long gone. As the CBD craze continues to roll across the world, there’s a massive selection of options when you’re deciding on your go-to consumption method.  Some people stick to traditional choices like oil drops or capsules, whereas others prefer to explore new possibilities, such as CBD edibles. Speaking of which, the abundance of different CBD edibles — in various formats, shapes, sizes, and flavors — is impressive, to say the least. You don’t need to look far to notice this abundance. Just type “CBD gummies” in your browser and you’ll be flooded with so many flavors and formulas that your next favorite word for the rest of the month will be “confusion.” But what are CBD edibles in the first place? Do they offer some benefits that are unique only to this form of cannabidiol? Why have so many people go crazy about CBD edibles? Continue reading to find your answers. What Are CBD Edibles? CBD edibles are one of the most interesting CBD products available. They are infused with cannabidiol — the non-psychoactive cannabinoid naturally produced by cannabis plants. CBD has a plethora of health benefits because it modulates our endocannabinoid system — the most important neurochemical network in our bodies. This compound is extracted from cannabis plants — both hemp and selective marijuana strains can be used to achieve that — and further infused into different products intended for human consumption. Simply put, CBD edibles are just sweets that have been infused with CBD extracts. You can eat them to...
Can CBD Gummies Cure Insomnia?

Can CBD Gummies Cure Insomnia?

If you’re tossing in bed from one position to another — belly, right side, left side, on the back — you’re probably one of 70 million Americans affected by sleep disorders. And if those troubles falling asleep become chronic, this means that insomnia might be knocking to your door. Chances are that you’ve already tried several remedies — most likely without success if you’re reading this. CBD is gaining recognition as a highly versatile tool for alleviating a vast range of symptoms, from anxiety to pain, inflammation, and seizures. Research, as well as anecdotal evidence from patients, suggests that CBD may be an effective sleep-promoting agent. There are many ways in which CBD acts on sleep regulation — in this article, we’ll elaborate on each of them. We’ll also give you the answer to the title question: can CBD gummies cure insomnia? Let’s get down into this! What is Insomnia? Insomnia is a sleep disorder that occurs when a person has difficulties falling and/or staying asleep. People with insomnia experience one or more of the following symptoms: Difficulty falling asleep Waking up too early in the morning Feeling tired upon waking Waking up several times at night and having trouble going back to sleep Insomnia can be both chronic and acute. Acute insomnia can last from one night to a few weeks, whereas chronic insomnia is a long-term condition. In order to be diagnosed with insomnia, an individual would have to experience it a least three nights a week for at three months. There are two types of insomnia: Primary insomnia: primary insomnia means that there are no other...