Cannabis 101

: First time smoking cannabis? Watch these cannabis education guides to learn more about the plant.
How Do Cannabis Topicals Work? September 27, 2017 What are cannabis topicals, how are they made, and what are they good for? Discover answers to some common questions about cannabis topicals and decide if they might be right for you.
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5 (More) Basic Cannabis Questions Answered
Leafly receives questions from people all over the world who are looking to know more about cannabis. Tune in as Regina answers five more common questions.
October 11, 2017
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5 Basic Cannabis Questions Answered
Leafly gets a lot of questions, but there are five that seem to come up again and again. In this video, Regina explains what to expect when trying cannabis for the first time, the differences between medical and recreational cannabis, and more.
June 23, 2017
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5 Differences Between Eating and Smoking Cannabis
What’s the difference between eating and smoking cannabis? For one, edibles tend to produce longer lasting, more pronounced effects—but what else? In this video, Leafly breaks down five major differences between ingested and inhaled cannabis.
September 27, 2017
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Cannabis Plant Anatomy Basics
Whether you’re looking to grow your own or simply want a better understanding of the cannabis plant, getting to know its anatomy is a good first step. In this video, learn about some cannabis plant anatomy basics.
June 23, 2017
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From Grams to Ounces: A Guide to Cannabis Quantities
Grams, eighths, quarters, ounces: You know there’s a difference, but sometimes it’s just hard to visualize. This handy guide to cannabis quantities makes it easy to know just how far your dollar will go at a dispensary or retail store.
September 27, 2017
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How Are Rosin Dabs Made?
When just the right amount of heat and pressure are applied to cannabis, something pretty awesome happens. In this video, Leafly visits WHTC in California to learn about how they make fresh-squeezed rosin for their medical marijuana patients.
September 27, 2017
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How Do Cannabis Topicals Work?
What are cannabis topicals, how are they made, and what are they good for? Discover answers to some common questions about cannabis topicals and decide if they might be right for you.
September 27, 2017
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How to Select Quality Cannabis
Choosing cannabis can be daunting. Learning some of the visual and aromatic cues can help you determine the quality of your cannabis—before you buy it.
September 27, 2017
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Indica vs. Sativa vs. Hybrid Cannabis: What's the Difference?
Indica, sativa, and hybrid are terms that are thrown around a lot in the cannabis community. Wondering what the differences are between these strain types? You're not alone.
June 23, 2017
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Introduction to Cannabinoids (THC & CBD)
Cannabinoids are the chemical compounds in cannabis that are responsible for an array of effects. Learn some basics about two of the most well-known cannabinoids, THC and CBD.
June 23, 2017
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What are Cannabis Concentrates?
Hash, BHO, CO2 oil, RSO, tinctures: Cannabis concentrates can be extracted using a multitude of methods, all with varying end results and effects. Here’s a quick overview of some of the most popular cannabis concentrates.
June 23, 2017
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What are Cannabis Terpenes?
Terpenes work together with cannabinoids to offer an array of effects. In this video, get a glimpse into the wild and wonderful world terpenes—and learn how they can help you better understand the nuances of your favorite cannabis strains.
September 25, 2017
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What are Landrace Cannabis Strains?
Landrace strains are the indigenous varieties of cannabis that make up the genetic backbone of many of today’s popular strains. In this video, Regina talks about the history of landrace strains, as well as their relationship with their native climates.
June 23, 2017