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    It’s All About the Trichomes

    Posted by Diane Campbell on May 23, 2015 8:00:00 AM

    What Are Trichomes?

    Trichomes are the coveted sparkling resin glands that coat the sticky-ickiest of marijuana buds in abundance. Their glistening appearance inspires names such as White Widow, Crystal Coma, and Snow White. Cannabis connoisseurs have good reason for seeking out trichome-packed strains; those happy little resin glands are where the action is. Trichomes are responsible for the production of all of the cannabinoids and terpenes the plant contains, so whether you enjoy cannabis for the high, the medical benefits, the symphony of aromas and flavors, or all of the above, trichomes are a key factor in your experience.

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