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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 Leaf

Small leaves that, together with other sugar leaves, hold cannabis buds together. They are called ...

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
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Concentrates

Concentrates are substances in which the more desirable properties of cannabis, namely cannabinoids and terpenes, ...

Glossary 10 Aug 2020
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Cannabis

Definition: 1. Hemp; 2. Marijuana or any other substance derived from the flowering tops of the hemp ...

Heady Vermont Staff 10 Aug 2020