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    The Nature’s Gift Shop blog is a valuable resource to keep you informed and up to date on legal developments, medical research, and other stories from the expanding universe of legal marijuana in Colorado and throughout the U.S.

    Stoner Etiquette: 5 Ways To Be Everyone's Favorite Person To Smoke With

    Posted by Ashley Irey on Apr 17, 2016 10:53:41 AM


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    Though there are many, here are five of the basic ways to becoming everyone’s favorite person to smoke with.

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    Topics: concentrates, flower, greens, bong, paraphenalia, friends, social smoking

    Cannabis Extracts – All About Shatter

    Posted by Diane Campbell on Dec 8, 2015 10:46:57 AM

     

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    Topics: concentrates

    Spotlight on CO2 Oil

    Posted by Diane Campbell on Nov 19, 2015 4:00:00 PM

    What is CO2 oil, and how is it different from other cannabis concentrates?

    What has become known in the cannabis industry as “CO2 oil” is a type of marijuana extract that’s made by using carbon dioxide as a solvent. The process is called “supercritical fluid extraction” (SFE), and it’s widely used in a variety of industries, including dry cleaning, agriculture, food, and herbal supplements. Supercritical CO2 is a common method of decaffeinating coffee, for example, as well as extracting metals and pesticides from crops.[1] Although the technology has been used for decades, the relatively recent legalization of cannabis products in the U.S. has sparked great interest in using it to produce pure, potent, and clean marijuana concentrates.

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    Topics: concentrates

    Using Cannabis for Pain – Part 2: Medical Marijuana Preparations

    Posted by Diane Campbell on Oct 5, 2015 8:00:00 AM

    Many patients today are turning to cannabis for relief from chronic or recurring pain. The availability of this safe and effective alternative to opioids has proven to decrease overdose deaths and emergency room visits.[1] Patients can benefit even further, however, when they understand what cannabis products provide the most effective relief from their pain. In the first part of this series, we discussed the pain-reducing capacity of different components of marijuana. Today’s article will look at how different cannabis preparations can provide specific types of pain relief.

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    Topics: medical marijuana, edibles, concentrates

    Join Nature’s Gift Shop in Pueblo West for Our 710 Celebration!

    Posted by Diane Campbell on Jul 8, 2015 1:37:39 PM

    In honor of 710, Nature’s Gift Shop is hosting a Customer Appreciation Day on July 10! Join us for 10% off potent marijuana concentrates like hash oil, shatter, and wax (Make it 20% off when you download the coupon below!) as well as a chance to win dabbing accessories adorned with the Nature’s Gift Shop logo.

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    Topics: concentrates

    Dabbing Basics: Getting Started

    Posted by Diane Campbell on Jun 24, 2015 1:18:49 PM

    A Wealth of Cannabis Choices

    Marijuana legalization has resulted in a great deal of innovation and new products in the industry. Cannabis enthusiasts are no longer just bud smokers and brownie bakers; we can enjoy a wide range of edibles and drinks, tinctures, topicals, and extracts. We also have a lot more options in how we consume our favorite marijuana products; in addition to old-fashioned joints, pipes, and bongs, we now can choose to vape or dab our highly concentrated extracts.

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    Topics: concentrates

    What You Need to Know about Cannabis Extracts

    Posted by Diane Campbell on Apr 6, 2015 12:30:00 PM

    With the growing legalization of marijuana, concentrates have proliferated on the market and enjoyed a boom in popularity. With all of the new varieties available, however, it can be hard for someone new to the world of cannabis extracts to know where to start. Understanding the basic differences among the different types of concentrates will help you make a choice that will best fit your preferences for consumption, effect, and purity.

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    Topics: concentrates