Tag: education

  • What is “the Entourage Effect” in Cannabis?

    Have you ever heard of the “entourage effect?” It sounds like something that happens when a star has too many yes people surrounding them. But when it comes to cannabis, the entourage effect is something very specific and very positive that can be boiled down to one maxim: “the whole of the plant is better […]

  • Commercializing Cannabis at the Super Bowl

    Even if you’ve never watched a Super Bowl in your life, you know the commercials that run during the game are a very, very big deal. As the New York Times says, “Super Bowl Sunday is the day when the advertising industry is not only tolerated but celebrated.” A 30 second commercial during the game […]

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  • Are Cannabis-Infused Topicals Right for Me?

    Cannabis-infused topicals are gaining popularity as a source of pain relief for adults with all manner of ailments. Have you ever wondered if they might work for you? To help you decide, here’s a brief overview of what they are and how they work. What are topicals? Generally speaking, a topical is any remedy that […]

  • Pairing Cannabis with Cuisine

    Forget the old stereotypes of couch-locked stoners with the munchies scarfing down whatever junk food is at hand. Legalization and destigmatization have led today’s epicureans to transcend the traditional pairing of wine and food to explore a new frontier: cannabis and cuisine. Now, keep in mind that unlike wine pairing, cannabis pairing is in its […]

  • Keepin’ it Legal: How to Legally Enjoy Cannabis in Colorado

    Ah, Colorado! We’re fortunate to be in a state where voters saw fit to legalize adult-use, recreational cannabis. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t any rules. Cannabis sales are governed by the Marijuana Enforcement Division of Colorado’s Department of Revenue (the MED). As one of the state’s leading dispensaries, The Green Solution follows the rules […]

  • Meet the Terpenes: Linalool

    It’s time for another installment in our series “Meet the Terpenes.” In previous blogs, we’ve focused on what terpenes are and then we got specific about the benefits of pinene. Today we’re discussing another terpene that’s prevalent in cannabis (as well as 200 other plants): linalool. Terpenes are aromatic oils secreted by the glands of […]

  • The Wonderful World of Edibles

    Gone are the days when smoking cannabis was the only way to enjoy it. Edibles now account for a significant portion of the cannabis market, and they appeal to consumers who may not have much experience with cannabis. In fact, Specialty Food Association named “cannabis cuisine” one of the top food trends of 2018, indicating […]

  • Introduction to Concentrates: What Even Are They?

    We’re living in a brave new world when it comes to cannabis, my friends. The wheels of progress keep turning, and legalization has allowed innovators to create all kinds of ways to enjoy our favorite plant. One such innovation was the advent of concentrates – but what are they? Maybe your only experience with concentrates […]

  • Pairing Cannabis with Meditation: Can it Help You?

    With a scant 7 weeks left in the year, we’re now officially careening into 2018’s holiday season. If you’re like most people, that fact inspires in you at least a little anxiety. Maybe you’re thinking, “I’m not ready!” or “what did I accomplish this year?” or any number of other thoughts that cause you stress. […]

  • The Green Solution Endorses Jared Polis for Governor of Colorado

    We get it. You’re tired of hearing about voting. It’s less than one week before the midterms and the drumbeat leading up to November 6th is deafening. Maybe you’re tuning it out. Maybe you think your vote doesn’t matter. The Green Solution is here to tell you that it does. It was voters like you […]