terpenes and the entourage effect

When choosing a strain of cannabis for medicinal effects, it’s important to look at the whole plant, not just whether it’s an Indica or Sativa. One of the most important aspects of a strain profile are the terpenes, which are what shape the smell and effect of cannabis. Shifting a focus to terpenes results in a whole-plant approach, which translates to a whole-person approach when it comes to…

bud diary: pakistan

What's it like to be a Pakistani woman who enjoys cannabis, despite the deep cultural and legal prohibitions against it? Manna Zaib shares her experience with us in this week's bud diary...    They say that the hashish we smoke in Pakistan is some of the best in the world. Hash may be banned here—like alcohol—but it is widely and readily available. Monday People think it’s easier to…

bud.com Discounts Cannabis Delivery for Veterans

bud.com is pleased to now offer veterans a discount on recreational cannabis delivery. Honoring Veteran Cannabis Consumers March 27 someone ordered an indica vape pen and two Daydream pre-roll singles from bud.com. They replied to their order confirmation email with a simple query: “Do u offer a veteran discount?” We called them on the phone to discuss this further. We learned they had…

Get High. Make Films.

You know that idea for a movie you had, right after you smoked a Grape Lollipop preroll, and before you got distracted and started making a casserole out of stale Pringles, mozzarella, and Sriracha? Well, dust off that half-finished, grease-spattered film treatment and light up another joint, because your dream of seeing it on the big screen can finally become a reality, thanks to the new “by…

Bud Diary: Paralyzing Pelvic Pain

4:05am: Screeching bladder pain. The type that tugs on you like it’s got a hold of your collar, and you can only slacken the grip by sprinting to the bathroom. 4:06am: Grip slackened, take a minute to do some slow breathing to recover from the pain sensation. Quash the fight-or-flight (or pee?) reflex. How bracingly dignified. Cannabis and Interstitial Cystitis A little background: I have both…

sleep

How can I sleep better? Decent sleep is critical to human happiness. Today humans ingest all kinds of sleep aids and supplements to help them quiet their minds. People cycle through ambien, halcyon, melatonin, temazepam and seek out alternatives. Other folks drink a glass of wine hoping the sleepiness will last, only to find they wake up unexpectedly after a few hours and put on weight over…

Bud Diary: Quitting Drinking

Over the holidays, I reevaluated my relationship with drinking. Lots of my relatives are high-functioning alcoholics. They have good careers and families (or at least a couple of spoiled pets), and accept DUIs as just another part of life. I find it impossible not to drink around them and usually pack on a few boozy Christmas pounds. This year, I resolved to spend January and February sober.…

ask

legal cannabis delivery? What is bud.com? bud.com is a place where you might find legal marijuana for delivery, if you live in the parts of Northern California that we serve. What should I try? What's Indica? What's Sativa? What's CBD? It sounds like you need some context on cannabis - we have a bud.com/learn page for you! Why should I order from bud.com? We're a new startup…

learn

just plain bud? there's so many choices. cannabis is a plant you might call bud Cannabis is a powerful plant, a potential human ally, potent medicine, and often a heckofa good time. There are different strains, different types of the plant that we'll describe herein. Some of these various marijuanas have varied effects on our diverse brains. Plus human technology has evolved and…