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Cannabis Terpenes: What Are They?
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Terpenes

Terpenes are the compounds responsible for the way most plants smell. They are abundant in ...

Heady Vermont Staff 4 Nov 2021
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Cannabis Bract

The bracts are small, modified leaves that enclose and protect the seed in what some ...

Heady Vermont Staff 12 Oct 2021
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Calyx

The calyx is the first part of the flower that is formed when a young ...

Heady Vermont Staff 12 Oct 2021
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Entourage Effect

The entourage effect is a proposed mechanism by which cannabis compounds other than tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) ...

Heady Vermont Staff 1 Oct 2021
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Endocannabinoid System

The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a complex nerve cell signaling system that modulates the central ...

Glossary 1 Aug 2021
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Decarboxylation

Decarboxylation, also called ‘decarb’ or ‘decarbing’, is the chemical reaction responsible for activating the cannabinoids ...

Glossary 7 Jun 2021
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Cannabinoids

Cannabinoids are chemical compounds found in cannabis and produced by all animals, including vertebrates and ...

Glossary 13 Apr 2021
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BHO

BHO stands for butane hash oil and is a potent concentrate of cannabinoids made by ...

Glossary 20 Feb 2021
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Sugar Leaves

Sugar Leaves: These are small leaves on the cannabis plant, around which buds form around ...

Heady Vermont Staff 10 Aug 2020
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Trichome

Cannabis trichomes are the appendages on the surface of cannabis flowers that produce and hold ...

Heady Vermont Staff 10 Aug 2020
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Budtender

An employee who works at the storefront and represents the cannabis dispensary. Budtenders are responsible ...

Glossary 10 Aug 2020
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Strain

In botanical terms, “strain” means offspring or descendants from specific plants, though this use has ...

Glossary 10 Aug 2020