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Where Did Dabs Come From? A History of Cannabis Extracts

Solvent-based cannabis extracts, often referred to as hash oils or dabs, have completely dominated cannabis concentrate markets over the last several years. With the advancements in…

How to Make a Joint Burn Slower and Last Longer

Proper joint rolling is considered a fine art in many social circles. There’s something special about a properly rolled, evenly burning joint that seems to…

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.

Diagnosing Nutrient Deficiencies in Sick Cannabis Plants

Learn about nutrient deficiency in cannabis plants including what essential nutrients can prevent it, symptoms associated with their absence, and more.

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 Make a Cannabis Glass Hand Pipe: The Hands Behind the Flame

Learn how glass hand pipes, one of the more popular tools used to consume cannabis, are made. Also get an inside look at a pipe being made in the studio.

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.

Cannabis Science 101: The Physics and Chemistry of the Joint

How does a joint work? Should you take small hits or long draws? We explore the science behind the so-called marijuana cigarette.

Cannabis Craftsmanship: How to Make Hash with Funky Skunk Extracts

Leafly visited Sugarleaf Farm in Skagit County, Wash., home to Funky Skunk Extracts, to find out how they make their pressed hash.

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.

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