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Aimee O'Driscoll

Aimee is a freelance writer and editor based outside Toronto. She holds a degree in Medicinal Chemistry and was a chemist for a multinational cosmetics company for almost ten years. Aimee has a passion for educating readers by breaking down complex science and technology topics.

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Vape pens have revolutionized the way many people consume cannabis, as well as other materials, including nicotine and flavored oils. They are discreet and convenient, allowing you to reap the benefits of cannabis products without needing to roll a joint or use a bulky apparatus. To activate the cannabinoids—such as CBD and THC—in cannabis, it […]

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Anatomy of a vape pen

Vaping is becoming more popular as a way of consuming cannabis. Check out Leafly's explainer on how a standard cannabis vape pen works.

Aimee O'Driscoll - May 21, 2020

What is hydrocarbon extraction and what cannabis products come from it?

Ever wonder how the cannabis plant gets broken down into an extract? Check out our guide on how cannabis extraction is done using hydrocarbons, typically butane and propane.

Aimee O'Driscoll - May 6, 2020

Why you should read the label on your cannabis product

Testing ensures that cannabis products are safe, and it also tells you about potency, and cannabinoid and terpene levels. Not having a test is a red flag. Here's what to look out for on a cannabis product label.

Aimee O'Driscoll - April 30, 2020

What are full-spectrum cannabis extracts and how are they made?

Full-spectrum extracts maintain the full profile of a cannabis plant, giving you the full benefits of the entourage effect. Check out how they're made.

Aimee O'Driscoll - March 13, 2020

When you should worry about leftover solvents in cannabis oil

There may be trace amounts of solvents in your cannabis concentrates after the purging process. Here's how to tell what's too much.

Aimee O'Driscoll - January 29, 2020