What Are You Smoking? Episode 33: Talking Terpenes


What Are You Smoking? features Leafly experts Will Hyde and Bailey Rahn, as well as guests from all corners of the cannabis industry reviewing strains, test-firing products, offering up pro tips, and answering your toughest cannabis questions.

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What Are You Smoking?

Episode 33: Talking Terpenes

In this episode: 

If you’re in a dispensary for more than a minute at this point, you’re going to hear some talk about terpenes. Cannabis connoisseurs pride themselves on understanding how terpenes impact the scent and flavor of a strain, but if you’re not an expert, it can be hard to know where to start.

This week, Will and Bailey host Leafly’s staff scientist, Nick Jikomes, to share a primer on what terpenes are, how they differ across cannabis strains, and what we’re learning about these compounds.

What Are Cannabis Terpenes and What Do They Do?

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Strains & Products on This Episode:

Chronic & Romulan by Heylo Cannabis Extracts

Pioneer Squares by Craft Elixirs

Choose wisely. Or take the safe route and go for one of each 😎 @pioneer_squares ____________________________________ #organic #vegan # glutenfree #cherry #pineapple #lemon #pioneersquare #420 #yum #yummy #lakeunion #seattle #fruit #cannabis #edible #edibles #gummy #sugar #instaweed #instahigh #instayum #staylifted #dope #dopecup #dopemag #dank #thc #cbd #seattlestoners #relax #active Disclaimer: This product has intoxicating effects and may be habit forming. Smoking is hazardous to your health. There may be health risks associated with consumption of this product. Should not be used by women that are pregnant or breast feeding. Marijuana can impair concentration, coordination, and judgment. Do not operate a vehicle or machinery under the influence of this drug. For use only by adults twenty-one and older. Keep out of reach of children.

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Dolato Hash Rosin by Voodoo Melts

Meet Your Show Hosts

Bailey-2048-copy1-240x240Bailey Rahn is an editor at Leafly specializing in cannabis strains and health. When she’s not at Leafly, you’ll likely find her smoking her way up a mountain or playing dress-up with her cats.


10859f1a857586f9ef11419f1635e517Will Hyde is a subject matter expert, strain specialist, and digital producer at Leafly. He spends his free time traveling and exploring creative outlets as a DJ, digital artist, and film producer.

About Our Music:

Music for “What Are You Smoking” is provided by Lusine. “Ticking Hands” is from his album Sensorimotor. “Two Dots” is from A Certain DistanceFor more about Lusine, check out Ghostly.com.