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Is Cannabis a ‘Gateway Drug’?

The “cannabis leads to harder narcotics” argument gets trotted out whenever efforts to normalize cannabis are underway. So let’s settle it once and for all: Is cannabis a “gateway drug”?

Where Did Dabs Come From? A History of Cannabis Extracts

It’s a theory that’s been presented as fact by marijuana foes since the Harry Anslinger era: By partaking of cannabis, humans risk being inexorably led…

How to Make a Joint Burn Slower and Last Longer

It’s a theory that’s been presented as fact by marijuana foes since the Harry Anslinger era: By partaking of cannabis, humans risk being inexorably led…

5 Experts Weigh in on Cannabis Concentrates and How to Use Them

Learn more about cannabis concentrates from 5 industry experts including what to consider when buying, how to use them, and how they compare to flower.

Cannabis and the Constitution: A Brief History of Cannabis in the U.S.

We explore the history of cannabis legality in the United States and how cannabis came to be stigmatized by society.

How to Roll a Joint

Every cannabis smoker should learn how to roll a joint. To help you hone your own craft, we’ve prepared a simple seven-step guide to successful joint rolling.

Debunking 4/20 Myths and Separating Facts From Fiction

The rumors and myths around 4/20 are random, ridiculous, and all too plentiful. We did some mythbusting to find the truth behind a few of the most popular stories.

8 Ways to Counteract a Too-Intense Cannabis High

There are ways to help come back down when you feel too high, overwhelmed, or uncomfortable from excessive cannabis consumption. Here are eight suggestions.

Cannabis Strain Recommendations for Beginners and Low-Tolerance Consumers

Here are three basic tips, tricks, and recommendations for finding that perfect first-time cannabis experience for inexperienced or low-tolerance marijuana consumers.

New Videos Alert: GDP, Jack Herer, OG Kush, Sour Diesel, & More

Leafly releases new videos every week that offer Cannabis 101 knowledge and spotlight some of the most popular cannabis strains like GDP, Jack Herer, OG Kush, and Sour Diesel.

What’s the Difference Between Joints, Blunts, and Spliffs?

Cannabis-filled rolls fall under three broad categories: joints, spliffs, and blunts. Learn about the difference between each type, from filling to paper to global popularity.

What Does One Gram of Cannabis Look Like? A Visual Guide to Cannabis Quantities

From a half-gram to an ounce, this infographic is all you need to identify cannabis quantities.

Sativa vs. Indica vs. Hybrid: What’s the Difference Between Cannabis Types?

What's the difference between sativa, indica, and hybrid cannabis strains? This guide is meant to familiarize you with marijuana types and their commonly overlooked nuances.