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Farmwork Friday: Cannabis Pests

Before you can get to the fun bits of cannabis, a lot of work has to go into the cultivation of the plant. Or, maybe you consider that the fun bit? Either way, we’re here to outline what the team at Elyon does to give you the best bud, from choosing the soil to harvesting the plants. Let’s get to …

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Tetrahydrocannabinol: An Introduction to THC

Here it is folks, the cannabinoid you’ve all been waiting for: THC. It’s the most well-known cannabinoid. It’s the fun one; the one that will get you The Most High.  It’s Intoxicating Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, is not only the most well known, it’s also the most prevalent cannabinoid. It’s the reason cannabis gets such a bad–and good–rap. It’s the main …

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PotGuide – How to Rehydrate Dry Weed

“Air tight and out of sight. This classic maxim should tell you all that you need to know about storing marijuana and keeping your weed at its pristine, smokeable best. As long as your pot is stored correctly, in the dark and in a sealed jar, you should have access to dank, sticky buds for as long as your stash holds out. However, here …

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The Elyon Spirit: Giving Back to the Community

‘Tis the season for giving. It’s the time of year when we literally give gifts to our loved ones but it’s also a time of charitable giving. At Elyon, we like to pay it forward by getting everyone The Most High. But we also like to give back to our community. We are Sonoma County and we want to show …

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Cannabis Culture: Big Marijuana vs. Craft Cannabis

The culture of cannabis is shifting. What was once seen as a drug for lazy stoner kids or hippies hiding in the hills, cannabis is now making it to the mainstream. Celebrities, not always the expected ones, are endorsing products left and right. It’s also started to attract the eye of big businesses. But is that a good thing? What …

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CBCV: An Introduction to Cannabichromevarin

We hate to sound like a broken record, but cannabis, and more specifically cannabinoids, need more research. In no cannabinoid is this more evident than CBCV.  V, For Very Little Research Cannabichromevarin, or CBCV, was discovered in 1975 in Thailand. Since then, there has been almost no research on this cannabinoid. No, it may not be quite as prevalent as …

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CBC: An Introduction to Cannabichromene

Although it sounds more like a major television network, CBC is actually one of the major cannabinoids found in cannabis. “Major” may be a bit of a stretch as it is much less prevalent and thoroughly less researched than CBD or THC, but it is included in the “big six” cannabinoids.  Ankyrin Skywalker Cannabichromene, or CBC, may not be quite …

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Farmwork Friday: The Off-Season

Before you can get to the fun bits of cannabis, a lot of work has to go into the cultivation of the plant. Or, maybe you consider that the fun bit? Either way, we’re here to outline what the team at Elyon does to give you the best bud, from choosing the soil to harvesting the plants. Let’s get to …

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The Broccoli Report – Why Weed Genes Matter: The Limitations of Strain Names and Appellations.

“On dispensary shelves in every legal state—and written in Sharpie on countless clandestine Ziploc baggies—appear thousands of strain names that mean close to nothing. Dawgwalker. Girl Scout Cookies. SFV OG. You may have the real deal, flower grown from seed, or a clone directly handed from the original breeder. But it’s more likely the Dawgwalker you’re smoking has different terpene and …

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Cannabidivarin: The Other CBD, CBDV

You’ve heard of CBD. But have you heard of CBDV? Probably not. Although this cannabinoid is similar to CBD, it’s a distinct molecule found in cannabis. It’s less well-known and less commonly found but shows promising therapeutic benefits.  V, for Very Good Cannabidivarin, or CBDV for short, is a cannabinoid most commonly found in indica landrace strains, as well as …