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10 Simple Ways to Relieve Depersonalization

Depersonalization Disorder is a persistent feeling of being disconnected from your body and thoughts. It can feel like you’re living in a dream, or looking at yourself from outside your body. The world may feel like it’s flat and unreal, as if it’s in 2D or behind a pane of glass.

Depersonalization Disorder can be an intensely frightening experience. It’s generally brought on by trauma (from violence, abuse, panic attacks) or, as is becoming more common, a bad drug experience. It’s also a surprisingly common condition: It’s estimated that 50% of all people will experience feelings of depersonalization at some point in their lives, and up to 2% of the population of the US and UK may have it as a chronic condition.

As frightening as the condition and its various symptoms are, it’s still based on anxiety and there are ways to alleviate it. The goal is to refocus your mind away from the intrusive thoughts so the brain can lower your anxiety down to normal levels and stop the feelings of depersonalization.

With that in mind, here’s a few practical tips you can use on a daily basis to relieve depersonalization.

  1. Read Aloud. Depersonalization (or DP) is notorious for the intrusive thoughts it causes. Reading aloud is a great way to focus the mind away from these. As this study shows, “Reading aloud (uses) several cognitive processes such as recognition of visually presented words… analysis of the meaning of words, and control of pronunciation.” Basically this means that it keeps your brain really busy! Your concentration becomes intensely focused, making this an excellent exercise for reducing thoughts of anxiety and depersonalization.
  2. Cut out Caffeine. Coffee and soft drinks contain a lot of caffeine, which can push up your anxiety levels and feelings of DP. And coffee consumed later in the day can take hours to wear off, affecting your sleep patterns. It also increases your blood pressure and heart rate and can leave you feeling fatigued once the caffeine leaves your system. If you’re a coffee lover, don’t worry — you can get back to it once you recover. But for the moment, you want your body and brain to be in as calm a state as possible — so cut caffeine out of your diet completely.
  3. Listen to Podcasts and Music. If you have a smartphone, you have access an infinite selection of podcasts. Pick out a few that interest you and keep them with you at all times. Put them on at any quiet moment. Feelings of anxiety and depersonalization tend to worsen when you’re idle and have time to focus on them. So be prepared for any spare time with your earphones and smartphone — while you’re waiting for the bus, walking the dog, wherever. Keep your mind occupied. The same goes for music, put on your favorite albums and sing along!
  4. Avoid Drugs. As the legalization of marijuana continues, more people are turning to it as a way to relax and unwind. But using it with anxiety disorders is not recommended. A bad drug experience can cause paranoia, increased heart rate, disorientation, frightening hallucinations and can actually worsen your depersonalization symptoms. In fact, weed is one of the most common triggers for depersonalization disorder, so using more to try to alleviate it is very risky.
  5. Get Up Early. One of the most important ways to alleviate depersonalization is to re-establish a healthy sleeping pattern, which is often disrupted by the condition. Sleep loss and bad dreams are commonly reported with DP. One very simple way to deal with this is to get up earlier in the morning. With anxiety and DP it can be difficult to get motivated, especially first thing in the morning. But don’t lie around in bed as that will promote negative thoughts. Get up, shower, exercise!
  6. Go to Bed Early When you rise early, your body will naturally start to get tired and slow down at an appropriate time in the evening. Follow your body’s rhythms and go to bed when you feel tired. Don’t stay up watching TV or looking through social media. This will help to re-establish a healthy sleeping pattern, which is crucial to anxiety reduction and your recovery from depersonalization.
  7. Practice Your Hobbies. With depersonalization, you can spend a lot of time worrying about and researching the condition. This can actually be counterproductive because as with any anxiety spectrum disorder, the more time you spend focusing on the condition, the worse it can get. It’s a lot more beneficial to fill your spare time with positive, constructive activities. Play an instrument, learn a language, go to the gym and exercise. These will all help to refocus your mind away from anxious thoughts and alleviate feelings of depersonalization.
  8. Don’t Overreact. With depersonalization, as with any anxiety condition, you‘ll have good days and bad days. The trick is not to overreact to either. If you’re feeling anxious and depersonalized, don’t be disappointed. And if the feelings are lessened or gone altogether, don’t get too excited. Just go about your day as if it didn’t bother you either way. That tells your brain that the anxious feelings are ultimately not important, which is the most effective way to turn off the feelings of anxiety and DP in the long term.
  9. Don’t Avoid Any Activities. Depersonalization can be very frightening, especially when it comes to getting outside the house, traveling etc. These situations can increase anxiety, which in turns aggravates the feelings of DP. It’s vital to remember though that you’re not in danger, and that it’s just a feeling. What’s more important is not to avoid any activity because you may feel anxiety or depersonalization. When you do the activity anyway, it registers in your brain that you were able to complete the task safely, despite the anxious feelings. This is much the same as Exposure Therapy, and is a vital step towards eliminating unwanted anxiety.
  10. Be Social! With DP, as with any anxiety spectrum condition, it can seem particularly tough to get out in the world and spend time with your friends. Depersonalization sufferers often report feeling particularly anxious when talking to others and may have trouble staying focused on conversations. This can seem scary but it only happens because your concentration is temporarily affected by anxious thoughts. It will pass in time. In the meantime it’s really important not to avoid social situations. Spending time with your friends, family and co-workers will help to keep your mind occupied with positive, constructive thoughts.

These simple tips will help to alleviate the day-to-day symptoms of depersonalization and give you a strong groundwork for complete recovery!

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Cannabis-Induced Depersonalization-Derealization Disorder

An association between cannabis use and the emergence of psychotic disorders among susceptible individuals is increasingly being described in the medical literature (1). However, little is known about how cannabis use relates to other psychiatric sequelae (2). Moreover, there is a dearth of literature on the clinical characteristics of and risk factors for depersonalization-derealization disorder as precipitated by cannabis use (3).

The principal clinical features of depersonalization-derealization disorder are persistent or recurrent experiences of depersonalization or derealization (4). Depersonalization is a dissociative symptom in which one feels like an outside observer with respect to one’s thoughts, body, and sensations (3). Derealization is marked by feelings of unreality and detachment from one’s surroundings (4), such that one’s environment is experienced as remote or unfamiliar (5). Both symptoms may be a cause of significant distress and functional impairment (4–6).

Transient episodes of depersonalization or derealization have been known to occur across a broad range of psychiatric disorders, including schizophrenia (7). However, persons with depersonalization-derealization are distinguished from those with psychotic disorders by the presence of intact reality testing regarding the dissociative disturbance (4). Whereas an individual with schizophrenia may believe that he or she is actually outside of his or her body, persons with depersonalization-derealization are aware that the dissociation is merely an uncanny sensation (5). Persons with depersonalization-derealization do not appear to be at risk for developing psychotic disorders (2, 3).

The lifetime prevalence of depersonalization-derealization disorder is approximately 2% both in the United States and worldwide (4). The average age at onset is 16 years (8), and women and men are equally affected (5). Persons with the disorder may present with comorbid psychiatric disorders, including personality disorders (8). However, it is uncommon for an individual with depersonalization-derealization disorder to have schizotypal or schizoid personality disorder (8). Personality disorders do not appear to predict symptom severity (8).

Several precipitants have been implicated in depersonalization-derealization disorder, including panic attacks (3) and recreational drugs (5). The most common psychoactive drug precipitant of the disorder is cannabis (3, 5). Although depersonalization and derealization symptoms may occur as part of a panic attack (5), persons with depersonalization-derealization disorder continue to experience symptoms following resolution of the panic attack (3). A cognitive model suggests that those predisposed to anxiety may develop fears regarding episodes of depersonalization and derealization (e.g., fear of “going mad”), which may contribute to the emergence of the symptoms following panic attacks or substance intoxication (9).

Cannabis-induced depersonalization-derealization disorder has been described in the literature for many years (10, 11). However, this type of dissociative disorder is not typically addressed in contemporary reviews focusing on the implications of cannabis use (2). Here, we examine data on prolonged experiences of depersonalization and derealization following cannabis use to provide insight into the clinical features of and risk factors for cannabis-induced depersonalization-derealization disorder.

Pathogenesis

Some individuals who use cannabis will never experience depersonalization or derealization during or after cannabis use (5). However, depersonalization and derealization remain potential side effects of cannabis (12), of which many clinicians are unaware (5). In general, cannabis-induced symptoms of depersonalization and derealization are time-locked to the period of intoxication, peaking approximately 30 minutes after ingestion and subsiding within 120 minutes of exposure to the drug (12, 13). However, among a subgroup of persons who use cannabis, symptoms of depersonalization or derealization persist for weeks, months, or years (3, 5), even after discontinuation of the substance (2, 11). Those who experience prolonged symptoms may have cannabis-induced depersonalization-derealization disorder (2, 10).

The pathogenesis of cannabis-induced depersonalization-derealization disorder can be marked by an initial dissociative disturbance with a severity that subsides but later returns in episodes that eventually become chronic (3). In other cases, onset can be more abrupt, with symptoms emerging during intoxication and persisting unremittingly for months or years (5). For other individuals, symptoms do not occur until hours or days following an episode of cannabis use (3).

Risk Factors

Several factors appear to be associated with risk for cannabis-induced depersonalization-derealization disorder (see box). Most affected individuals have a prior history of an anxiety disorder (6), such as panic disorder (11) or social phobia (2). Additionally, males (6) and adolescents (2) may be disproportionately affected by cannabis-induced symptoms, perhaps due to the higher rates of cannabis use among these groups (14) or to biological predisposing factors (6). Use of cannabis during periods of marked distress (11) or after exposure to trauma (10) may increase risk for cannabis-induced symptoms. Other risk factors may include sudden withdrawal from regular cannabis use (15), severe intoxication (10), and history of prior cannabis-induced symptoms (3) or prior transient substance-induced symptoms (11).

Risk Factors for Cannabis-Induced Depersonalization-Derealization Disorder a

High-potency cannabis use

Frequent cannabis use

Cannabis use after trauma exposure

Cannabis use under acute distress

Sudden withdrawal from regular cannabis use

Experiences of panic attacks or depersonalization or derealization during intoxication

History of depersonalization or derealization symptoms

History of transient cannabis-induced depersonalization or derealization disorder

History of cannabis-induced depersonalization-derealization disorder

History of acute anxiety or panic attacks

History of obsessive thinking

History of sociophobic or avoidant behavior

Family history of depersonalization-derealization disorder

Family history of anxiety disorders or panic attacks

a For further details regarding factors that may be associated with risk for cannabis-induced depersonalization-derealization disorder among individuals who received a definitive diagnosis, see Hürlimann et al. (2), Szymanski (10), and Moran (11).

Individuals naive to cannabis or those with little previous exposure to the substance do not appear to be less prone to onset of cannabis-induced depersonalization-derealization disorder. Simeon et al. (16) examined 89 individuals who developed prolonged experiences of depersonalization and derealization following cannabis use, 28% of whom disclosed using cannabis between 100 and 500 times prior to symptom onset. Sudden emergence of the disorder among persons who use cannabis regularly may be due to life stressors that increase sensitivity to cannabis and risk for mental disorders. Moran (11) examined individuals who used cannabis regularly while experiencing periods of marked distress, such as divorce. Cannabis use during such periods of distress appears to contribute to symptom onset among individuals with little or no prior exposure (10).

Association With Acute Anxiety

There appears to be a strong relationship between acute anxiety and symptom onset in both cases of cannabis-induced depersonalization-derealization disorder (3) and depersonalization-derealization disorder unrelated to drug use (8). Persons who experience prolonged depersonalization-derealization symptoms following cannabis use often report experiencing a panic attack during intoxication (16), which may be due to altered hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis functioning (17). However, the emergence of cannabis-induced depersonalization-derealization disorder is not always associated with panic (5), which suggests that cannabis may be a direct cause of symptom onset without mediation of anxiety symptoms (6).

Sierra and Berrios (18) proposed that beyond a specific threshold of anxiety, a “left-sided prefrontal mechanism” inhibits the amygdala and, in turn, the anterior cingulate, leading to blunted autonomic arousal and feelings of detachment from the self. Concurrently, disinhibited amygdala arousal systems may activate the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex, thereby inhibiting the anterior cingulate, giving rise to other experiential features of depersonalization-derealization disorder, including mind emptiness and indifference to pain (18). Although patients with depersonalization-derealization disorder often show attenuated autonomic arousal (3), PET imaging data on transient cannabis-induced symptoms do not support this model (13). Elucidating how cannabis may be associated with symptom onset is challenging, given the varying strains of cannabis and chemical compounds that are currently available (19).

While acute anxiety is known to be involved in the emergence of depersonalization-derealization disorder symptoms, less is known about why such symptoms may persist following cannabis use. Rather than a direct pharmacologic effect, persistent symptoms have been thought to be associated with causal attributions and fears regarding an episode of dissociation (20). Some patients have attributed their symptoms to brain damage (11), while others have refused pharmacological intervention due to the fear of such intervention worsening their symptoms (11). In light of the consistent relationship between anxiety and symptoms of depersonalization-derealization disorder (3, 5), it is possible that such beliefs or fears about symptom episodes may perpetuate otherwise transient substance-induced symptoms (20). It would be less likely that prolonged symptoms are due to residual drug effects, given that tetrahydrocannabinol is typically eliminated from the body within a few weeks (2).

Conclusions

We reviewed data on prolonged experiences of depersonalization or derealization following cannabis use to provide insight into the clinical features of and risk factors for cannabis-induced depersonalization-derealization disorder. Most risk factors were derived from cases of individuals who received a definitive diagnosis of depersonalization-derealization disorder after using cannabis (2, 10, 11). The most significant risk factor appears to be a history of pathological anxiety (3, 5), which may be contributory to both symptom onset (14) and the persistent nature of the syndrome (20). Anxiety-prone young males who use cannabis may be at ultra-high risk for cannabis-induced depersonalization-derealization disorder, particularly when cannabis is used under marked distress.

Depersonalization-derealization disorder has been considered a hardwired coping mechanism through which feelings of unreality and detachment from one’s self and one’s surroundings help one to cope with acute distress (3). Episodes of depersonalization or derealization associated with cannabis use are typically time-locked to the period of intoxication (12). However, in susceptible individuals who use cannabis, “external stressors and intrapsychic factors may contribute to its continued use as a defense mechanism,” as described by Syzmanski (10). Interventions aimed at mitigating anxiety and targeting intrapsychic factors may prove to be useful in treating cannabis-induced depersonalization-derealization disorder (20).

Prolonged symptoms following cannabis use have been associated with psychotic syndromes in some case reports (10, 11). However, persons who meet diagnostic criteria for depersonalization-derealization disorder present with intact reality testing and do not have a psychotic disorder (2, 4). Although symptoms of depersonalization-derealization disorder may occur in the prodrome of schizophrenia (3), validated instruments used in the assessment of early- and late-prodromal schizophrenia have not revealed any evidence of risk for psychosis among patients with cannabis-induced depersonalization-derealization disorder (2). It is noteworthy that in our review, individuals who did not show signs of prodromal schizophrenia reported experiencing some of the more severe clinical features of depersonalization and derealization, including sensations of physical separation from their bodies and agency (2). Prolonged and severe dissociation following cannabis use may, therefore, not always be an indication of evolving psychosis.

Distinguishing cases of cannabis-induced psychosis from cases of cannabis-induced depersonalization-derealization disorder may be critical in guiding appropriate diagnosis and treatment of this distressing dissociative disorder.

Key Points/Clinical Pearls

Cannabis-induced depersonalization-derealization disorder is characterized by persistent or recurring episodes of depersonalization or derealization.

Cannabis-induced depersonalization-derealization disorder is distinguished from psychotic disorders by the presence of intact reality testing; patients with cannabis-induced depersonalization-derealization disorder do not appear to be at risk for developing psychotic disorders.

Symptoms of cannabis-induced depersonalization-derealization disorder are typically time-locked to the period of intoxication, although marked anxiety regarding dissociation may contribute to the symptomatic presentation of the disorder.

Active treatment of cannabis-induced depersonalization-derealization disorder should incorporate treatment of patients’ anxiety regarding dissociation symptoms.

The authors thank John G. Keilp, Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry at Columbia University and Research Scientist at New York State Psychiatric Institute. The authors also thank Peter Gordon, Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University.

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An overview of the cannabis drying and curing process

The curing of farmed cannabis is undertaken for broadly similar reasons to the curing of meats and other perishable foods.

By removing destructive bacteria, the cannabis curing process preserves organically based products for longer term storage. Like many cured meats, such as bacon and hákarl, users commonly find the taste of cannabis which has been preserved through curing to be more palatable than its fresher equivalent.

Why do we cure and dry cannabis?

By appropriately preserving each new crop of cannabis shortly after it is harvested, a producer can be certain that their harvest can be safely stored until it is sold. Freshly picked cannabis which is not dried or cured carries a greater risk of incurring mould, mildew or rot. Storing cannabis products which have not been correctly preserved or packaged in areas with high humidity levels will further accelerate the degradation process.

Some cannabis cultivation and production operations elide the necessary drying and curing processes from their product chains due to space and economic concerns: rather than setting aside a section of their facility to preserve the product before it is stored, these businesses would prefer to devote their entire operational space to storing unpreserved cannabis.

While in the short term this would appear to make economic sense, as it allows the producer more space for storage, in the long term it is deeply flawed; as the cannabis which is produced has a substantially shorter shelf life and is less strong than a correctly cured product – and, in the event of mould, can be hazardous or even toxic to the consumer.

Like all plant matter, cannabis begins to enter the process of degradation as soon as it has been harvested. Curing cannabis eliminates the bacteria and enzymes which cause the plant matter to break down; and in doing so, arrests the breakdown of terpenes and cannabinoids, both of which are essentially volatile compounds and, without intervention, would either break down into less active compounds or simply evaporate altogether.

How do we cure and dry cannabis?

To dry cannabis buds, their water content must normally be reduced to between 10% and 15%. This can vary according to the particular purpose of the finished product – experts recommend a final water content of 10% to 12% for cannabis which is to be smoked with tobacco, while product which is intended for use in a vaporiser may have water content between 12% and 15%. Gourmet users who prioritise flavour prefer buds with a water content as low as 8%, resulting in a purer flavour and an even burn.

In order to create an optimal product, the drying process must be slow and carefully regulated: rushed or inconsistent drying can result in a product which is dusty and fragile; or worse, if the drying process is not adequately completed due to haste and the product retains excessive moisture, the risk of mould and mildew increases.

It is typically considered best to dry a cannabis harvest in strictly controlled climate conditions: moderately cool drying rooms are preferred for better preservation of the highest possible levels of terpenes; however, at temperatures much below 15°C the product will retain excessive amounts of chlorophyll. This will have a detrimental effect on both the smell and taste. Judicious application of both heaters and coolers, as well as humidifiers and dehumidifiers, enable the producer to maintain a consistent level of temperature and humidity.

Curing can begin once the product has undergone the multi-day drying process: the dried cannabis is placed in sealed containers for retention of moisture and terpenes. These containers must be checked multiple times per day, to ensure that the cannabis is retaining an appropriate level of moisture – overly moist buds may need to return to the drying process for a period – and to change the air in the containers. Moisture inspections may be done through touch or using a hygrometer, which measures ambient humidity; producers who find their cannabis produces an ammonia-like odour at this stage must return it to the drying stage immediately, as this smell is an indication that excessive moisture is causing the plant to break down.

The curing process continues for at least one to two months, after which the air in the containers will need changing much less frequently. The final product may be stored in these containers for up to six months, or alternatively it may be vacuum packed for longer term storage and sale.

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The curing of farmed cannabis is undertaken for broadly similar reasons to the curing of meats and other perishable foods.

Marijuana Cultivation/Curing

Contents

  • 1 Drying and Curing
    • 1.1 Air Drying
    • 1.2 Dry Ice Drying
    • 1.3 Microwave and Oven
    • 1.4 Heat Device Drying
    • 1.5 Food Dehydrator Drying
    • 1.6 Slow Cure
    • 1.7 Sweat Cure

Drying and curing marijuana is a critical step in the growth process. During this stage you can lose, preserve, or cultivate odor, flavor, and potency. Odor and flavor must be carefully cultivated. The drying and curing process allow the plant to purge sugar and if desired to purge chlorophyll (although some have developed a taste for the chlorophyll in the plant).

Improperly dried and cured marijuana can lose almost all of its original potency and lower potency marijuana can be concentrated to slightly higher potency if handled properly. Four things reduce the potency of marijuana: exposure to light, heat, damage to the plant tissue, and air. Additionally, marijuana that is not dried and stored properly can contain too much moisture and grow mold (mould). It is important to remember that many rapid drying techniques will dry only the outside of a compact flower and that slow techniques like curing may be needed to draw that moisture to the surface.

The virtue in drying and curing as with all stages of marijuana cultivation is patience.

Air Drying Edit

Air Drying is probably the most popular method of drying marijuana. Air drying can be very well controlled. By controlling the amount of airflow, you control the speed of drying. A common technique is to suspend the plants upside down in a room with a circulating fan blowing (but not actually blowing on the plants themselves) in order to keep air moving. Another technique is to put the buds on a half open drawer or tray in a place with moving air. The further along in the drying process the more you close the drawer to reduce airflow.

A simpler way to dry the marijuana is to put the buds in a layer in a brown paper bag. This is simpler but faster and therefore the output is less desirable.

The speed in this process is a trade off. If you dry too fast then it will take longer to cure the marijuana properly. If you dry too slowly you will be exposing the marijuana to more air therefore reducing potency. Many growers shoot for about seven days drying time. If you are not going to cure the marijuana the plants should be dried until the stems snap easily rather than bend. If you are going to cure then you can begin with slightly more damp (but still mostly dry) marijuana.

Dry Ice Drying Edit

Because light, heat, and air all degrade potency someone came up with the idea of using a can or other container in a freezer or using a cooler to dry the marijuana using dry ice. Dry ice can be purchased at virtually any supermarket and is simply frozen carbon dioxide gas. In order to avoid injury you should avoid direct contact with your skin.

By using about the same amount of ice as marijuana you can dry your weed out without exposing it to air or light and certainly not heat! Simply lay down a layer of dry ice, put an insulating layer of breathable cloth over it like a cheesecloth or a simply kitchen towel. Then lay the buds spread out on top of the ice. Make sure there is a way for the gas to escape as the dry ice evaporates.

Dry ice never becomes liquid, it sublimates directly into a gas form and carries moisture away from your bud when it does. Once all the ice is evaporated your bud should be mostly dry. If not, put a little more ice in and repeat until it is dry.

Some experiments with this method have suggested that it may be better to remove the marijuana before the ice is completely evaporated, since some condensation will collect in the container adding moisture back (although this moisture will dry more quickly since it is not locked in the cells of the plant).

Unfortunately, this method causes the trichomes on your marijuana to fall off leaving you with a less potent product.

Microwave and Oven Edit

A microwave and an oven both dry marijuana using heat. You can cover bud between layers of paper towel in a microwave or use an oven on the lowest setting with the door cracked open to dry marijuana but heat will absolutely degrade the potency of your final output dramatically.

Heat Device Drying Edit

Professional heat fresh drying 100% preserves way, Drying in 2 hrs or less . Use heat from sterios or house sound system ect. Which generates perfect heat to dry fresh buds while its switched on. Rule 1: Put the fresh marijuana on top of the appliance heat. Rule 2: Get a plastic lid cover with air flow and lid cover the buds and wait one to two hours . Let the heat and cover lid do its magic trick.

Food Dehydrator Drying Edit

Food dehydrators can be used to dry marijuana along with most other materials but are not recommended for this purpose. Food dehydrators use the direct application of rapid air movement and in most models the application of heat to dry materials. As explained previously heat and air will degrade the psychoactive components in the marijuana such as THC.

Slow Cure Edit

Now that your initial drying is over you need to distribute the remaining moisture evenly through the bud because right now its all in the middle. You also want to remove some more of that moisture and the chlorophyll with it.

The traditional technique is the slow cure. With the slow cure you will put the material into a sealed container such as a glass jar or ceramic jar. Plastic containers aren’t recommended as much because they aren’t typically as air tight as glass jars or ceramic jars with sealed lids (think the type of jars you might put flour or sugar in). However, plastics that are inter-woven with EVOH (Ethylene-Vinyl Alcohol Copolymer) and have an aluminum metal exterior, provide identical air-tight properties to glass, if not better. Amateur growers recommend curing for a minimum of two weeks while seasoned growers recommend the longer the cure, the better the taste and aroma. You want to fill your storage device as much as possible, the less air the better. Keep the storage container at room temperature, never in an overly hot environment. Hot environments can cause the moisture to come out of the marijuana too quickly, which if left unchecked can cause mold or fungus to develop. Once a day for about the first week, with the storage device closed, gently shake the storage device around to move the buds(they will stick together, trapping the moisture between them) and then open the storage device, leaving it open for about 1-3 minutes, so that any excess moisture can evaporate, then re-close. After about 3 days in the storage device, it is recommended to combine (of the same strain) into a larger container, and close them. Some buds in the will cure faster than others, and there will be more moisture in some than in others. By rearranging the buds in, it equalizes the moisture. After the first week of opening once a day, and rearranging at least one time, you can go 2-3 days between opening, but make sure you still do this for at least 2 more weeks. After about 2-3 weeks, you will notice a significant change in the smell inside occurring. It will stop smelling like fresh cut grass or lawn clippings as much, and start smelling sweeter (or possibly spicier, depending on the strain). When you no longer can smell any hint of lawn clippings type of smell (some people also describe this as a putrid swamp smell) then you can be reasonably sure that the marijuana is cured and smokeable. The leaves on the buds maybe lighten up in color during this time also, though not always. The longer you cure it, however, the better the flavor and aroma will become, and typically the less harsh the smoke will be.

Once you’ve reached the ideal cure, do not open the storage device anymore unless you intend to consume the product, as opening will just continue to dry out the buds.

During the cure, the chlorophyll in the leaves turns to sugars, which is what gives the marijuana its taste and aroma. It also allows the trichomes (the sticky frosty stuff on the leaves and buds) a chance to ripen. Marijuana flowers ripen in much the same way as a tomato might. Think of a green tomato, you wouldn’t want to eat it (unless you actually like green tomatoes, but let’s assume you don’t) So you put the green tomato somewhere and leave it for a few weeks, and it turns red, soft, and edible. Bananas do this as well. No one likes green bananas, though they are still edible (just like marijuana is still smokeable) The difference in “ripe” marijuana is that the high will last longer than if you smoke it when it isn’t cured. Sometimes you may smoke uncured marijuana and only feel the effects for a very short time, but that same marijuana cured may last for hours when smoked.

Drying and curing marijuana are VERY different. If you use a “quick dry” method and then smoke it, expect to smoke garbage. You can still cure VERY dry marijuana, but it will be very crumbly when its cured.

Generally medicinal grade cannabis can be stored for approximately 6 to 12 months before any degradation is noticed as long as it is stored in completely airtight containers, in the dark. DO NOT STORE IT IN THE FREEZER, this could ruin your marijuana.

Gladware containers, Ziploc bags, and most “airtight” containers that do not have Ethylene-Vinyl Alcohol, inter-woven, with a metallized exterior (not to confused with the color “metallic”) other than glass and ceramic should be avoided, as they actually aren’t air tight as you think, and will cause quicker degredation of your finished product. Mason jars with air-tight lids are ideal for some, while many are transitioning to more advanced methods of storage that has been used in commercial packaging for years.

Sweat Cure Edit

This is often done in impoverished nations with large commercial crops and is similar to how tobacco is commonly cured. Pile your buds into a pile of alternating layers. Shift around the buds periodically. This will cure and brown the marijuana quickly but is using heat to do it. This technique will reduce potency and helps breed harmful fungus and bacteria. For these reasons it is not recommended. It is also common among Jamaican and Rasta culturistic curing techniques.

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People Talk About the Experience That Made Them Stop Smoking Weed

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Smoking weed is a lot of fun, until it’s not. You might have grown up getting high and watched as all your friends slowly put down the papers, or you may well be the person out of your social group who first decided that weed wasn’t for you – whether that was because it started to make you feel weird every time you smoked it, or just because you were done with the rigmarole of waiting three hours to pick up some sub-par skunk.

Everyone has their own reasons when it comes to leaving weed behind, so for Weed Week we asked a load of people about the experience that made them want to stop getting high.

Will Smoking Weed Affect My Anxiety?

I first started smoking weed when I was around 12, and by age 15 I was getting stoned pretty much all day, every day, until one night in my room when I started to develop what I now understand to be psychosis. I could hear people calling for me in my house and would run downstairs to see what was going on, only to see there was no one home. I would hear heavy rainfall on my window, only to look outside and find a still, dry night. It started happening like clockwork: every time I started smoking I would have the same hallucinations. I knew pretty much instantly it was from the weed, but it took a long time to wean myself off it, both because I loved it so much and because it was all my social circle were interested in doing.

I stopped smoking fully until my mid-twenties, when I realised I could get stoned now and again without any of those hallucinations coming back, but now I’ve pretty much cut it out again because once I start I can’t control myself with it. I’m a stoner at heart, so getting “a bit” stoned “now and again” just doesn’t do it for me.

I started smoking weed when I was 12, cobbling together £5 in change between four of us and changing it up at the shop for a note to buy a jax with. I gradually got more and more into it as I went through my teens, which was loads of fun at the time. Then, when I was about 22, 23, I started feeling like weed was making me really anxious for about the first hour or so after smoking. I realised after a while that I was spending crazy money on smoking spliffs for a high that I hoped would wear off as quickly as possible.

Still, I carried on smoking for about another two years because it was a central part of my routine, and the addled love a routine. I eventually quit in January of 2015 after a particularly anxious episode where I was convinced I was gonna have a heart attack. I don’t want to sound high and mighty: I’d still smoke weed daily if I enjoyed it as much as I used to, but something changed in my brain, I guess, and now I’m better off without.

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I started smoking weed because of a stoner ex-boyfriend: I would only really smoke it when we were together, but then he dumped me and I just started smoking on my own all the time. After about three or four months I started to get really paranoid: I was super vigilant about everything and would get delusions. I’m still not sure if it was just the fallout of being dumped and the anxiety and depression that came with that which caused the paranoia, or the weed, but I stopped. I miss getting high, and I’ve been thinking about trying it out again because I read a lot about how much it helps anxiety. But then in turn I’m anxious about the paranoia coming back, and having to accept that maybe it just isn’t for me.

I never used to smoke weed as much as most people my age; for me it was more of a “once a fortnight” thing to take the edge off of hangovers and comedowns. In 2012 I visited Amsterdam with some seasoned stoners, and on the first day we all went to a cafe and decided to go in on some “vaporised isolate”, which you inhale from a bag. Sadly, I completely lost it. Like full on lost the plot: lost track of where I was, what was happening, didn’t recognise anything around me. To this day, the only way I can describe what happened to me in words is that I got locked inside my own mind. It was like I was thrown all of the world’s most challenging philosophical conundrums to deal with all at once, and I couldn’t even word to my friend what was happening as he walked me around the area to calm me down.

I still look back on that holiday and get little flashbacks once every six months or so, which leave me feeling very confused and anxious for about an hour. It’s really odd, because I never suffered from anxiety, but for about an hour every six months I relive the experience – although it’s becoming less frequent now. I properly decided to build on life after that, though, and I can honestly say it’s helped turn my life into an amazing experience. In a way, I appreciate that it happened.

LINK TO REALITY

I smoked weed every day for a few years from the age of 18 onwards. Blazing opened up to me a whole new social stratum of mates – people who chose to live life on their terms a bit more. Its mind-expanding, introspective properties undeniably contributed to some vitally important existential realisations and helped me to figure out my frantic brain and learn about myself a fair bit.

After suffering from drug-induced psychosis triggered mostly by a heavy diet of psychedelics at 23, I had to rethink my attitude towards all mind-altering substances, and there were times during my recovery that I would have a toke and feel my brain turning towards overly meta realms divorced from the cushiony comfortable reality weed use to give me before. Four years on, my roots to reality are more solid, but I’m still cautious with how much I smoke, because I’ve felt first-hand in my brain that unsettling link between getting high and losing touch with everything tangible and real.

I’ve been smoking since I was about 13, but mostly in a social capacity and rarely on my own. It would be in between classes at college, before and after parties or the club, and always scraping that last zoot out the grinder kind of flex. About two or three years ago I was at a festival out in the South West – I’d planned to have a fairly chilled one and just drink most of the weekend, but I had a bad stomach for some reason and I could barely drink an alcoholic beverage without being doubled over and burping constantly.

Luckily I had a nice 20 bag, but by the end of the weekend I was sick of it. I was sitting there with a big spliff in my mouth and a metallic taste on my tongue, just thinking, What is this? I don’t even enjoy it any more.’ I finished the spliff and that was it: I just decided I was done. Since then I’ve had the odd toke and it just sends my head spinning. I’m getting old, clearly. I thought I’d be smoking for life, but clearly not. Maybe edibles is the way? British Bake Off, come at me.

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7 Reasons You Shouldn’t Smoke Weed (Hear Us Out)

For years, I had a nightly routine of smoking a joint before I hit the sack. It quelled my anxiety and helped me sleep like the dead, so I enjoyed every second of it. After a while, though, I started to notice that my breathing wasn’t the same anymore. During tough physical exercises, I got winded faster than the average person. Sometimes, I would even cough up yucky phlegm. Clearly, I didn’t know yet that there were better options than smoking for consuming weed that are just as good, if not better.

With all the recent legalization in different states across the country, things have changed, and alternative ways of consuming medical marijuana have become more mainstream. As a result, I’ve learned a lot this past year about the effects of smoking weed, and I’ve been lighting up those joints less and less. I didn’t like being confronted with the latest research about how bad smoking marijuana is for the body. (I don’t want ugly lungs!)

Luckily, there are more than enough methods for you to still enjoy your weed, from cookies to new-age vaporizers to cannabis lip balm. It’s enough to keep you entertained for many years to come — many years that won’t do damage to your body. Besides, you deserve a little excitement in your weed-smoking life.

Here are seven reasons you shouldn’t smoke marijuana, and should consider other methods instead.

1. Smoking Harms The Lungs

Smoking’s just not great for you, even if it’s friendly Mary Jane. In fact, one puff of a joint has five times more carbon monoxide and three times more tar than one inhalation of a tobacco cigarette. In 2011, a study proved that long-term joint-smoking leads to respiratory problems, like coughing and wheezing, and airway inflammation. While there is no evidence at the moment directly pointing to the connection between lung cancer and marijuana smoking, it’s proven that you put higher rates of carcinogens in your body with a joint than you do with a cigarette per puff, and those toxins are the very things that eventually lead to lung cancer.

Not to mention, when you light up a joint, it can burn as high as 2,012 degrees fahrenheit. The point at which weed starts to combust is 392 degrees, so you’re well over the limit with a blunt in your hand. That means you’ve got combusted smoke going into your system, which contains over 100 nasty chemicals, such as polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons and carcinogenic toxins.

What To Do Instead: Invest in a vaporizer. Vapes burn weed at a lovely 338 degrees, meaning you’re preventing all those nasty chemicals from landing in your pretty, pink lungs. A recent study showed that vaporized gases contain 95 percent of cannabinoids (the stuff you actually want) and only five percent of unwanted components. Furthermore, vaporizing is said to protect the lungs from irritation by producing anti-inflammatory terpenoids — just a fancy way of saying it’s better for your respiratory system.

2. Smoking Is Not The Most Efficient Way To Consume Marijuana

Spilled pot really is something worth crying over. If you’re an avid joint smoker, you might be wasting your precious weed without even realizing it. Studies show that lighting up a joint only converts 25 percent of the THC; compare that with a vaporizer, which converts 46 percent of THC. That’s a pretty big difference, which isn’t surprising if you remember the different temperatures at which these both burn. If you’re only converting a quarter of THC, consider how much product you’ll end up wasting in the long run. It’s blasphemy.

Plus, think about all the rolling papers and filters you have to constantly buy just to keep your smoking station well-stocked. Your wallet will suffer from all that spending over time.

What To Do Instead: Either vape it or bake it. There’s plenty of science out there to convince even the most stubborn person that the former will save you time, money, and marijuana. All it takes is a one-time investment (which isn’t all that much if you get a mid-size model). Then there are the edibles: you can even make a batch of perfectly good magical brownies simply by using the remains of your stash.

3. You Might Be More Likely To Get Paranoid & Anxious

When you smoke, your heart could potentially beat two times faster for the next few hours. This is because your blood has been triggered to flow more to your brain, leaving your heart a bit lonely. Cue the anxious thoughts, the clutching of your chest, and the freak-out moments. (That stuffy lung feeling doesn’t help, either.)

That said, there are different findings on this topic. Some research teams have found that smoking medical marijuana can reduce stress, while others claim that it actually induces anxiety in people who already struggle with it. One study even said lighting up a joint often enough can have a similar effect on the brain as schizophrenia. It’s different for everyone, and there’s no one right answer. You’ll know which category you fall into; if it’s the one that causes you to panic more often than not, maybe consider going down an alternative marijuana route.

What To Do Instead: If you tend to get paranoid, allow the magic of medical marijuana topicals and tonics to wash over you. These are non-psychoactive products — perfect for those who don’t want the cerebral side effects of pot smoking. You may not get stoned like you would off a blunt, but at least you won’t be running around paranoid and bug-eyed. Try out cannabis teas as well; they’re known to curb mental anxiety and calm you down.

4. You Miss Out On A Lot Of The Healing Properties

Sure, you get super blazed when you smoke a few joints, and that’s great and all. But these days there are so many more recognized reasons to get high that you would be a fool to limit yourself to just smoking. If you’re the kind of gal who only utilizes medical marijuana via joints or bongs, you might be missing out more direct health advantages, including less inflammation and chronic physical pain.

What To Do Instead: You’ve got lots of options here. Applying topicals can relieve pain while their antibacterial qualities take care of minor knicks and bruises. Medical tinctures and tonics can reduce muscle spasms and cramping, and they are also known to be very useful for cancer patients going through chemotherapy. Some cannabis-infused lotions even help with physical soreness. Experiment with a few different products and see which one elicits the best results.

5. You Can’t Control The Intake Very Well

Marijuana burns pretty quickly — sometimes not very evenly — when you smoke it as a joint, not leaving you without much room to control how much is going into your system.

What To Do Instead: Pretty much every other option will help you manage the intake more effectively. You can take smaller, shorter hits of a vaporizer without it burning through too much product. With the medical topicals and tonics, you’re probably given instructions on how much to use and how often, ensuring you get the most of your marijuana experience.

6. It’s The Least Discreet Way Of Enjoying Medical Marijuana

You can’t smoke a joint anywhere you want quite yet — well, you could, but you might not be happy with the consequences. Say you’re the kind of person who really benefits from medical marijuana and your prescription allows you to purchase it legally. Lighting up a joint or taking a hit from a bong still might not be best idea because of the potent scent. You and your pot have got to get a bit more creative.

What To Do Instead: Back to the vaporizer! There are so many compact yet chic models out there that can fit into the smallest of handbags, allowing you to vape virtually everywhere with virtually no scent. The tonics, topicals, teas, sodas, and infused snacks are good options too. No smoke or suspicious scents to blow your cover.

7. It’s Fun To Mix It Up

If your favorite ice cream parlor recently upgraded to include a whole section of new flavors, you wouldn’t still exclusively order vanilla, would you? By only sticking on one path to medical marijuana, you’re risking boredom. Explore a little bit more and not only will you find something fresh that tickles your fancy, you’ll ensure you never get sick of one of your favorite pastimes.

What To Do Instead: Ever tried baking? Going down the edible route can be really fun — and even more delicious. To spice things up, invite some other friends over so you can experiment together with new medical marijuana products. It doesn’t mean you have to give up smoking forever; there’s just no reason to limit yourself when the world of weed is full of possibilities.

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How to Get Your Local Cannabis Seeds and Clones

As we’ve said around these parts before, “When the Snow Season Ends, the Grow Season Begins“, and even if the ‘Rona hadn’t shut down public gatherings and prematurely ended ski season, late March / early April is the ideal time of the year to start getting your cannabis plants ready for outdoor cultivation.

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Not surprisingly, we’ve been getting a TON of inquiries for people looking for both seeds and clones, and since we’ve got a lot of very talented grower friends in Vermont, and it’s more important than ever to both support our local neighbors, and to be more self-sufficient yourself. So, it’s time to give the people what they want, and to activate the Vermontijuana network in order to connect you with locally-sourced seeds and clones.

We’re not in the retail business and Vermontijuana won’t be selling anything directly, that’s not how this works. What we’re going to provide is a match-making service for our growing list of vetted Vermontijuana cultivators and let you all take it from there. For seeds, skip below and follow the links for locally-sourced beans; for clones, keep reading, as it’s a little more complicated.

Before we go any farther, some HUGE and VERY IMPORTANT caveats: it takes good genetics and good cultivation practices to harvest outstanding cannabis, so just because you get a pack of seeds or a cutting of an amazing plant doesn’t mean you’re guaranteed to have the same results. We can’t guarantee every seed/clone will be perfect, and we certainly can’t guarantee that you’ll successfully cultivate it, especially outdoors in Vermont.

Seeds

For those looking for seeds, the most direct Vermont recommendations that we can share are Emerald Rose Seeds and Sherpa Seeds. When you’re on EmeraldRoseSeeds.com, make sure to check out Vermont-based Ice Petal Flower Genetics (@icepetalflowergenetics), winners of two different categories in the original Headies contest and some of the most respected growers and breeders in the entire region.

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Sherpa Seeds have also been breeding in Vermont since before it was cool, and have a similarly excellent track record and reputation. The Sherpa Seeds website may or may not be updated, so if you’re ready to order, we recommend sending a DM to @sherpa_seeds on Instagram if you’ve got questions. Rat Trap, Bird Song, Pig Pen, and Fly Tape are all proven outdoor winners in northern Vermont.

If you’re looking for a wider variety of genetics (autoflowers, feminized seeds, etc), then Archive Seed Bank is the place to go. If you really want to shop around, seedsherenow.com and dcseedexchange.com are two other great resources; however, the Archive team have consistently shown love to the Vermont community and they frequently attend events across the northeast, so they get the nod for online sales.

Wherever you get your seeds, plan to pay at least $50 for ‘standard’ (meaning there are male and female, ideally at least 50/50 ratio) seeds, and at least $100 for feminized (all female) seeds. If you’re paying over $100 for seeds, do your homework and make sure that you read a few reviews — searching Instagram is the fastest way to find ‘testers’ grown by the breeders and other customers.

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Clones

For those looking for clones, it’s a slightly more complex process, and it’s only available to Vermontijuana subscribers ($2/month available here). If (when) you ARE a paid subscriber looking for trustworthy clones in Vermont, we’ll privately share the updated list of what’s available, and then work with you to set up a personal introduction and/or direct transfer.

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As part of the vetting service for our subscribers, we’ll provide pictures of the clone, the mother plant, and most importantly, the bud that it produces. Registered patients and/or caregivers in need and facing hardship can always get discounted/free clones. Clones come in a variety of forms and sizes, and depending on the breeder(s) location and preference, the clones available may be rooted in soil, or unrooted for you to plant but most breeders value clones at $10-25 depending on the strain and if they’re rooted.

Not surprisingly, we've been getting a TON of inquiries for people looking for both seeds and clones, and since we've got a lot of very talented grower friends in Vermont, and it's more important than ever to both support our local neighbors, and to be more self-sufficient yourself. So, it's time to give the people what they want, and to activate the Vermontijuana network in order to connect you with locally-sourced seeds and clones.

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We offer a rotating menu of genetics, highlighting a sativa and indica varietal on a quarterly basis. Each of these strains can also be purchased as cured flower or in various infused products at our dispensaries. The THC% by weight is an average of the lab results that we have collected on all of the individual harvests over time. Results will vary based on growing method, environmental factors, harvest time and moisture content.

Please note: Other strains not listed may be available for purchase.

Contact us at (844) 789-9333 ext. 709 with any questions.

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AMHERST SOUR DIESEL
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Sativa-dominant 16%+ THC

A sativa-dominant hybrid of unknown genetics from Humboldt Seeds Organization in the UK. Large, dense flowers covered in resin emit intense aromas of exotic wood, fruit, Diesel and oil. Stimulating and euphoric, for daytime use.

• Notable Terpenes: to be determined
• Genetics: Chemdawg x Amherst Super Skunk
• Indoor Flowering Time: 65 days
• Low stretch (1-2’) during flowering
• Skill Level: Medium

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BLUE DREAM-CBD
(HUMBOLT SEEDS UK)

Sativa-dominant, CBD:THC 1:1, 7-8.5%+ CBD, 6.6-7%+ THC

The famous Blue Dream, crossed with CBD-rich California Orange by Humboldt Seed Organization to create a very special, terpene-rich 1:1 strain. Strong berry aromas from Blue Dream harmonize with citrus and pine from Cali-O. Ideal for daytime pain relief.

• Notable Terpenes: to be determined
• Genetics: Blue Dream x California Orange
• Indoor Flowering Time: 56 to 63 days
• Low stretch (1-2’) during flowering
• Skill Level: Easy

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SWEET + SOUR WIDOW-CBD
(CBD CREW)

Indica-dominant, CBD:THC 1:1, 5% CBD, 4.5-5.5% THC

A 70% indica CBD-enriched descendant of a Brazilian sativa/South Indian hybrid developed in Switzerland. The increased ratio of non-psychoactive cannabidiol in this sativa-dominant strain was achieved by breeding, stabilizing and testing the influence of Cannatonic, a plant notable for its CBD content. Notes of onion and sesame punctuate the aroma of this distinct cannabis. Grows best in mild, temperate indoor conditions.

• Notable Terpenes: to be determined
• Genetics: White Widow x Cannatonic
• Indoor Flowering Time: 55-65 days
• Medium-Tall stretch (2-4’) during flowering
• Skill Level: Easy

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CHERRY PIE
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Indica-dominant 16%+ THC

Cherry Pie is a wonderfully aromatic and colorful Indica-leaning hybrid. A cross of Granddaddy Purple and Durban Poison, its buds are strongly scented of cherry, lemon and honey. Cerebral and physically relaxing; recommended for depression and PTSD.

• Notable Terpenes: a-Terpinene, a-Pinene, b-Pinene, d-Limonene, Terpinolene
• Genetics: Granddaddy Purple x Durban Poison
• Indoor Flowering Time: 45-50 days
• Medium stretch (2-3’) during flowering
• Skill Level: Medium

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CRITICAL MASS-CBD
(CBD-CREW/DINAFEM)

Indica-dominant, CBD:THC 1:1, 8.5%+ CBD, 5%+ THC

An Indica-dominant Afghani/Skunk cross developed in Switzerland by breeding, stabilizing and testing the influence of Cannatonic, a high-CBD plant. Aromas of grapes, cheese and bread.

• Notable Terpenes: b-Myrcene, b-Caryophyllene, a-Pinene, b-Pinene, d-Limonene
• Genetics: Critical Mass x Remedy
• Indoor Flowering Time: 45-50 days
• stretch
• Skill Level: Easy

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DANCEHALL
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Sativa-dominant 16%+ THC

Dancehall is a colorful, award-winning strain bred by Reggae Seeds, combining Juanita La Lagrimosa (a Mexican-Afghani-Spanish hybrid) with Kalijah (Blue Heaven crossed with a Mexican-Afghani hybrid). As it’s flowers develop, vibrant shades of green, blue, purple, and red appear below its crystals. The buds are tight and dense. Named after a particularly upbeat subgenre of reggae, Dancehall is appropriate for day time medical use. Its delicate, perfume-like aroma holds notes of citrus, incense and mossy woodlands.

• Notable Terpenes: a-Pinene, b-Pinene, a-Terpinene, 1-8, Cineole, b-Caryophyllene
• Genetics: Juanita La Lagrimosa x Kalijah
• Indoor Flowering Time: 56 to 63 days
• Medium stretch (2-3’) during flowering
• Skill Level: Moderate

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EXODUS CHEESE
(GREEN HOUSE SEEDS)

Indica-dominant 16%+ THC

Exodus Cheese personifies the desirable qualities of Skunk, one of the first indica-dominant strains grown in Europe. Its dense buds have a berry-like aroma. A flexible and effective choice for pain relief throughout the day and into the evening.

• Notable Terpenes: 1-8, Cineole, a-Terpinene, b-Caryophyllene, b-Pinene, Linalool
• Genetics: Skunk #1 x Cheese
• Indoor Flowering Time: 55-60 days
• Low stretch, broad branching, candelabra form (2’) during flowering
• Skill Level: Easy

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GREEN MOUNTAIN
(CVD/SVW)

Sativa-dominant 16%+ THC

Green Mountain is a sativa of unknown origin that is unique to Champlain Valley Dispensary and was named in honor of Vermont’s Medical Marijuana Program. Its aroma is sharply herbal with a sour zest. Many of our patients highlight Green Mountain’s stimulating tendencies.

• Notable Terpenes: a-Pinene, Terpinolene, b-Pinene, a-Terpinene, Total Ocimene
• Genetics: Unknown? Hawaiian lineage.
• Indoor Flowering Time: 50-55 days
• Tall stretch (3’) during flowering
• Skill Level: Easy

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JACK HERER
(SENSI SEEDS)

Sativa-dominant 20%+ THC

Named after one of the pioneers of cannabis breeding in the Netherlands and recognized as a medical-grade strain by Dutch pharmacies. A Sativa-dominant cross of Haze, Northern Lights #5 and Shiva Skunk with balanced aromas of warm spice and woody pine. Reported to provide cerebral stimulation, physical relaxation and pain relief.

• Notable Terpenes: b-Myrcene, Total Ocimene, a-Pinene, b-Pinene, b-Caryophyllene
• Genetics: Haze x Northern Lights x Shiva Skunk
• Indoor Flowering Time: 63-70 days
• Tall stretch (3-6’) during flowering
• Skill Level: Medium-difficult

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KALI MIST
(SERIOUS SEEDS)

Sativa-dominant 12-16%+ THC

Kali Mist is a well-regarded sativa that has won several Cannabis Cups. Its parent strains have never been revealed: it is thought to have been bred from two sativa-dominant hybrids. Kali Mist has a delightfully spicy scent, with notes of tangy earth.

• Notable Terpenes: a-Pinene, a-Terpinene, b-Pinene, b-Caryophyllene, Guaiol
• Genetics: to be determined
• Indoor Flowering Time: 70-80 days
• Tall stretch (3-6’) during flowering

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NYC DIESEL
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Sativa-dominant 16%+ THC

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• Notable Terpenes: b-Caryophyllene, a-Humulene, a-Pinene, a-Bisabolol, 1-8, Cineole
• Genetics: Sour Diesel x Afghani
• Indoor Flowering Time: 55-65 days
• Low stretch (1-2’) during flowering
• Skill Level: Medium

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PINEAPPLE CHUNK
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Indica-dominant 12-16%+ THC

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• Notable Terpenes: to be determined
• Genetics: Cheese x Skunk #1 x Pineapple
• Indoor Flowering Time: 56 days
• Medium stretch (2-3’) during flowering
• Skill Level: Easy

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SNOW DROP
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Indica-dominant hybrid 16-20% THC

CVD/SVW Exclusive strain! Snow Drop was bred from G13 and Northern Lights and bears the resinous buds that personify a true hash plant. Its aroma has been likened to Vermont wild strawberries and freshly baked bread, with medicinal qualities that make it a staple for patients seeking the pain-relieving benefits of Indica-dominant strains.

• Notable Terpenes: b-Myrcene, b-Caryophyllene, d-Limonene
• Genetics: G13 x Northern Lights
• Indoor Flowering Time: 50 to 55 days
• Medium stretch (2-3’) during flowering
• Skill Level: Moderate

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SOUR KUSH
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Indica-dominant 16%+ THC

Sour Kush unites two famous cannabis strains from the Chem 91 family: Sour Diesel and OG Kush. The aromatic properties of Sour Kush are a testament to its diverse heritage. While deep and earthy, top notes of petrol and flowers punctuate the senses.
• Notable Terpenes: b-Myrcene, d-Limonene, b-Caryophyllene, a-Pinene, Linalool
• Genetics: Sour Diesel x OG Kush
• Indoor Flowering Time: 63 days
• Medium stretch (2-3’) during flowering
• Skill Level: Medium

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TANGILOPE
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Sativa-dominant 16-20% THC

With aromas ranging from fruity citrus to chocolate cream, Tangilope represents popular and award-winning strains from both sides of the Atlantic: Tangie and Chocolope, the seed makers’ most notable sativas.

• Notable Terpenes: to be determined
• Genetics: Chocolope x Tangie
• Indoor Flowering Time: 63 days
• Medium stretch (3-4’) during flowering
• Skill Level: difficult

Is your Sour Kush the same as ours?

Through decades of breeding, original strains have experienced genetic drift, resulting in dramatic differences in a particular strain across markets. CVD is in the process of mapping our genetics to ensure consistency in each specific strain brand name – so you can trust us when we say it is Blue Dream or Dancehall.

Pricing

Clones are priced at $25 each or 5 for $100. Sales are by appointment only and must be pre-ordered a minimum of two weeks before the scheduled appointment as supplies are limited.

Transporting clones in a locked container is no longer a regulation as of July 1st, 2018. While patients do not need their transportation container to be locked, the clones still need to be kept out of site while transporting. We ask that all patients transporting clones bring a container to their dispensary appointment – a simple cardboard box or paper bag is sufficient. And we can even deliver directly to you.

Clone care

The clones you are receiving are cuttings that are roughly 14 days old, sterile growing material and treated with a pH adjusted (5.5-5.8) watering. Clones should be transplanted as soon as possible and watered with a distilled water source. If you are going to use tap water, we suggest that you have it tested to understand the mineral/chemical content as well as the pH.

The clones are treated with a predatory mite to help combat and control major pests that may find a home in your garden. It will be beneficial for these mites to breed in your soil so that they can continue to protect your garden. Once clones are watered into soil for about a week, you can begin to feed your clones with fertilizers, teas, or whichever nutrient technique you choose to employ. These are mature plant cuttings and can be flowered right away depending on your overall grow room size. It is recommended that they are given several weeks to vegetate and begin to acclimate to your growing area.

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Ask Ammanda: my husband’s weed habit is ruining our marriage

I am so fed up with my husband of 16 years, our marriage is at rock bottom. I cannot communicate with him or get him to see how my needs are not being met in the marriage or why I’m so unhappy. He has been habitually messy, unreliable, irresponsible and unhelpful and I am unsure if there is a future for us. He does work full time and has held the job for 15 years. He takes an interest in our three children and I would say he is a good Dad. However he has often said that he is hanging around for his children and even said at our wedding if it wasn’t for them we probably wouldn’t be getting married!

He is a long term and every day weed smoker which seems to make him forgetful; unmotivated; moody; aggressive; messy; unreliable; low / no sex drive (sex once in the last two years) and isolating (he is in his own world.) He sleeps badly, he doesn’t really look after his health, and he suffers from Cannabinoid Hyperemesis which has ruined several holidays. His mood swings and withdrawal symptoms have ruined ALL holidays and family outings.

Over the years he has chosen to abuse porn, and rebuff all my attempts to make love. He stays up late watching porn, getting high and playing computer games, whilst I have spent many nights crying and lonely in bed. After many years of this I now have no interest in sleeping with him at all. We haven’t slept in the same bed for over a year now.

Because of all the problems above, over the years I have taken control of all the finances, household and family matters to the point where I am now a fully-fledged single parent. I am the main breadwinner, run my own business, work part time, take the kids to and from school and look after our 15 month old two days a week. I do all the cooking, cleaning, take all the financial responsibility, arrange for the bills to be paid, so all paperwork, car care, house insurance etc. I do all the school assemblies, sports days, etc. I chauffeur the kids to all of their activities. He has always point blank refused to help with dropping the kids off to school / childminders (as he needs to go to work early or work late) so I’ve always had the stress of running around, doing a full day’s work and running back to collect the kids. This has, in the past, resulted in me nearly having a breakdown. I had to go part time and rearrange my whole career as I just couldn’t cope with everything with very little support from my husband or anyone else for that matter.

He has a history of being terrible financially and has in the past run up big credit card bills and cannot repay them. He had a CCJ when we first got together which I worked hard to bring him out of and give him good credit but have babysat our finances ever since for fear it will happen again. He is the type of person who will let a £80 speeding fine escalate to £400 (until I take control and pay it). I am an accountant so this is totally unfathomable to me.

We really have lived separate lives for many years. I try not to talk to him for fear of being screamed at and the neighbourhood hearing our rows. He will also slam doors, throw things, call me names and try to damage the property when he flies into a rage – anytime I approach him about something I’m not happy with. Any days out with the children are ruined as he gets aggressive and grumpy after a few hours as his weed fix has run out. So I prefer to take them out on my own – we have such lovely days.

When I try to talk about our problems he shouts me down at the top of his voice and I never feel heard. I arranged marriage counselling for us two years ago. It was an absolute nightmare, he spent the whole hour screaming at me in front of the counsellor and suggesting her and I were conspiring against him.

After 16 years together, I’m so tired and frustrated of this. He has now left the house at my request and we are living separately. He pops in after work to eat dinner and see the kids but pretty much nothing has changed for me, I’m still doing it all, at least now I do not have to clear up after him or see him on the sofa every morning.

He says he has now stopped smoking, but the proof is in the pudding whether this remains the case and whether this addresses some of the problems between us

I am no angel but I always try to improve myself and my relationship – I am typically a high achiever and big believer in personal development. He doesn’t seem to acknowledge how his drug use and behaviours have contributed to the demise of our relationship. In our last conversation he said he loves me and feels like we need to start from scratch which I agree, then proceeded to tell me that he has put his career aspirations aside for mine (totally untrue) and that I’ve never supported him in his work (again untrue I’ve written CVs for him, done job searches, spoke to him about setting up his own business etc).

He cannot seem to take any responsibility for his life or behaviour. I am starting to think we will never be able to work together to build a happy and successful marriage. I just don’t know how much longer I can suffer this debacle of a marriage. Life is too short. Part of me thinks we have the potential to have a very happy and content marriage and family if we could tackle the behaviours and improve communication. The other part thinks that we are just in two different worlds and that my dreams of a happy marriage are not possible with this man.

Ammanda says…

It sounds like over the years, you’ve acquired all the attributes of a carer and a parent and applied them to your husband. This is often the lot of spouses who essentially live with an addict. They may love them, do everything for them, make allowances for them and sort out their life. But if that wasn’t enough of a workload, on top of having kids and working too, they get overwhelmed by the anger and frustration that also goes hand in hand with being the spouse of an addict. That’s where you seem to be right now.

I’m afraid there’s no easy way to say this but you absolutely have to make it clear to your husband that he, alone, is entirely responsible for his drug habit and therefore, he’s entirely responsible for sorting it out. Of course this is always more difficult to accomplish in the cold light of day.

The life you describe with your husband is one that many people will recognise. Often events go on for many years. Sometimes they’re interspersed with pleas, protestations and allegations from the addict that it’s the responsibility/fault/duty of their spouse, who has essentially become their carer, to keep the show on the road. Often there are promises that things will be different. It’s not at all unusual either for an addict to say that they need the support and forgiveness of their partner before they can possibly embark on getting professional help towards the road to recovery. And often, addicts refuse to acknowledge that what they do causes grief and problems for the whole family.

The tone of your letter is that of a critical and frustrated parent. I know that probably sounds like a tough thing to hear but all I’m trying to do is feedback what you’re saying, so that you really understand the importance of putting down some very clear boundaries by moving away from what is essentially contributing to him carrying on regardless. Put simply: absolutely nothing will change unless your husband accepts he has the issue and when he wants to do something about it. All of your coaching, organising and admonishment will continue to amount to nothing since he doesn’t get what you mean because you keep sorting everything out. As I say, this is so often what happens in families where someone is an addict of whatever description.

The couple relationship in situations like this is often complex. Occasionally the partner of the drug user thinks they can somehow change their partner by constantly telling them they’re in the wrong. Language like this, although understandably very tempting to use, given the level of grief that usually accompanies life with an addict, is usually counterproductive. It only adds to the general lack of self-worth that theyalso d so often have but so often find difficult to expresses productively, choosing only to further engage with their habit of choice.

So, I would suggest a few things. First, you’ve asked him to move out and he has done so. This sounds like a positive move because the verbal abuse you’ve been on the receiving end of, as well as witnessing damage to property, is going to affect your mental and emotional wellbeing, so putting some distance between you sounds like a good move.

Secondly, and this is really challenging, I would like to suggest that your sense of being a high achiever understandably means that you are solution focused when it comes to problems. It’s a touch of “there’s the problem – now I can find a way of fixing it”. But this particular problem is not yours to fix. With this in mind I’d like to encourage you to either get some individual therapy or join a support group for the partners and families of addicts. You need to let go of being the one to make changes. I can acknowledge your point of being no angel (none of us are totally blameless) but the essential and deep seated issue that needs addressing is your husband’s chronic use of weed.

Thirdly, you need to consider the impact on the kids. I’m sure you’ve already given this a great deal of thought but the legacy of family drug problems on children can be immense. Your daughters need to see that it’s possible to love someone but also require that they take responsibility for themselves and their actions.

Finally, at some point you will need to move away from the mind-set of “the fine gets bigger if I don’t deal with it on his behalf”. He knows you do this and will continue to take advantage of it until you finally feel able let him bear the brunt of the consequences of not sorting something out. This is difficult and often means that you have to put in place clear and separate systems so his failure to do important things does not impact on you and the family finances.

He says he loves you and wants to start from scratch. I can clearly see that despite everything you have deep feelings for him and just want it all to stop. He says he’s stopped using weed, which is all well and good except for the fact that he now has the vast, enormous journey of providing the evidence that he really means it. The only way he can do that is to get professional support and stick with it. Of course the love of a spouse in overcoming an addition is important, but your love has been severely tested already, so best not test it further until there’s something to base this on.

Despite any effort he might make, it’s very unlikely he can start this new chapter of being weed-free on his own. Getting the help he needs is his responsibility. Don’t make the appointment, find the group or in any way mop up after him anymore. You’ve been doing that for years so time to stop now. Although this sounds like tough love – it is in fact probably the most loving thing you can do for him, for you and for the kids.

I am so fed up with my husband of 16 years, our marriage is at rock bottom. I cannot communicate with him or get him to see how my needs are not being met in the marriage or why I’m so unhappy. He has been habitually messy, unreliable, irresponsible and unhelpful and I am unsure if there is a future for us. He does work full time and has held the job for 15 years. He takes an

Partner Smokes Weed, Anyone Else Putting Up With It?

Partner Smokes Weed, Anyone Else Putting Up With It?

  1. Posted on 07-02-2012 at 11.32PM

My partner and myself have a baby girl, 5 months, and he continues to smoke weed, every day.
And im finding it really hard to cope with it all, ive been diagnosed with PND and my partner lost his job just before christmas (not drug related, poxy b&q . who may I add is a shocking company) and I just feel like such a nag!!
We were a week late on rent, yet he STILL has £60/£80 to spend on weed? I cant physically stop him, ive tried to talk to him about it but I just feel like im in this relationship all alone, as weed seems to always be more important!
Hes an AMAZING dad and doesnt do it near her or lets her near any of it, which i really am thankful for, but I just struggle to cope with it all.

Anyone else out there putting up with a partner who is the same?

  1. Posted on 08-02-2012 at 12.26AM
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  1. Posted on 08-02-2012 at 12.42AM

Hi
Sounds like he isn’t just using weed but abusing it.

if you were on here saying your partner drinks
every night I would be saying the same, he is Abusing
weed, and that may well lead to his destruction
No-one smokes weed everyday because they “want” to
or enjoy it, It sounds like it’s an addiction and sadly he
is the only person who can change that, think really hard about
what you want and what’s best for your Lo, then have a serious chat
with him, trust yourself and do what’s best for you!!

  1. Posted on 10-02-2012 at 9.13PM

I can see you are feeling upset and frustrated by your partners drug use You mentioned you have PND, is your partner supporting you with that? It is unfair that he is choosing paying for weed over paying the rent and although you say he is good with your LO he is failing to contribute to her safety and well being by doing this, as well as not setting a good example for her as she gets older.

Nicole I am going to ask one of colleagues from a drug and alcohol support service to look at your post and give you some support and advice, hope that’s OK X

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  1. Posted on 10-02-2012 at 9.35PM

I am too in a rship with a weed smoker and it’s a tough life , especially when he hasn’t got any . It seems like weed comes before anything else when he has no money . I have give up with him and he now rents a room over the road and I send him over there when he hasn’t got the money for weed coz a nightmare is an understatement. Recently the paranoia has stated aswell coz to be honest the weed is just too strong (and not to mention too expensive!)these days and it’s becoming even more addictive than ever .

Obviously your oh needs to realise that keeping a roof over the little ones head especially is the important thing but I’m not sure if people with an addiction even register this .

I feel for you hun coz it’s not a life , it’s an existence on that and it causes so so many arguments and relationships to fail . I really hope your OH gets help before you choose to walk away with your baby !

massive to you , feel free to pm me if you need to chat xx

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  1. Posted on 15-02-2012 at 2.10PM

My name is Sam and I am a substance misuse worker, I hope you don’t mind me posting on your thread.

It is a difficult situation that you are in given that you are suffering from PND and that your partner is choosing weed over rent, which in turn puts his addiction as a priority over his family. It is selfish behaviour, but unfortunately that is connected to the addiction.

Are you receiving support from anyone regarding your PND? It is important to get as much support as possible.

People can and do change their behaviours, and it is possible for your partner to change, but unfortunately only if he wants to. Have you explained to him the impact his weed smoking is having on yourself and your little girl? You say that he is not smoking anywhere near your little girl, but there is such a thing called 3rd hand smoking. I am sure you have heard of 2nd hand smoking (or passive smoking), but with 3rd hand smoking this means that nicotine and other components of the smoke coats surfaces including clothes, furniture, hair and skin and continue to emit toxins. Obviously there is a risk to others especially small children. The way to avoid this is to stop smoking – even if it is nowhere near little ones.

Do you think that if you explain this to him that he would consider changing his behaviours for more positive ones?

Check the following website out for further support for yourself:

And the following website for help and support for your partner:

Please keep us updated with how things are for you.

  1. Posted on 15-02-2012 at 8.46PM

HI Nicole,
I am in a very similar situation. My OH has been promising ever since we found out I was pregnant that he would stop smoking weed, she is now 6 months old and it is still continuing regardless of anything I do or say to him. The whole situation is constantly causing rows and he is just not a nice person to be around when he is high. He claims that he uses it to ‘get out of is own head’ so that he doesn’t have to think about his ‘problems’, but ultimately all he is doing is blocking things out and not dealing with whatever it is that is bothering him. I have tried to talk to him about these ‘problems’ but he just gets really defensive and angry, so I don’t know whether this is just an excuse to try and justify his weed addiction or whether there is actually some underlying issue.

We don’t have an awful lot of money, but it seems he always somehow manages to find the money to feed his addiction. I am at my wits end with it all, and it is getting to the point that I am beginning to seriously consider telling him to leave as I simply do not want a weed smoker in mine or my daughters life. It is extremely hard though because I do love him and I would dearly love him to stop so that we can be a happy family together, but I just don’t know what else to do.

I am so relieved that I am not the only person out there who has been ‘putting up’ with this awful habit. I hope that you are getting the much needed support for your PND. Sending you and hoping that you find a way to make yourself happy in spite of your partners behaviour. x

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  1. Posted on 19-02-2012 at 8.58PM

Thank you for coming back to us, please do speak to your HV about your PND and about get the right support, you deserve to have this and will feel so much better when it’s in place and be able to manage better.

Have you spoken to your OH about your PND and how his behaviour makes you feel? He won’t be able to consider it if you don’t let him know. I can understand its not easy to leave and I understand you would like him to change so you could move forward together as a family, unfortunately as long as he continues to put his drug use in front of you and your LO he is putting you both at risk emotionally, financially and physically.

It doesn’t sound like he is willing to change which means you will have to think about what you find is acceptable behaviour and try to protect your LO as much as you can. Have you though about how you and your OH will explain to your daughter about your financial situation when she is older? Do remember You and your daughter deserve better than this but I think he will continue to use if he is allowed to and is never challenged

Do have a look at the links that Swanswell have left you and remember the advice they gave you around 3rd hand smoke and the effect that weed has on your mental health, please come back and let us know if you need any more advice or support.

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Lost Coast Skunk Auto by Humboldt Seed Organization is a Sativa/Indica/Ruderalis feminized autoflowering cannabis strain and a top-quality version of the hybrid that marked the history of cannabis forever. If you buy Lost Coast Skunk Auto cannabis seeds, you will obtain a top-quality autoflowering cannabis seed that yields fast crops in an easy way.

Lost Coast Skunk Auto is a cannabis seed with reassuring origins: an old Skunk and a Ruderalis. This lovely marijuana plant is simply the autoflowering version of the most stable cannabis hybrid known to date: the renowned Skunk. Most of the individuals are slightly Indica dominant because of the Ruderalis. It can adapt to almost all climates except for the most extreme ones.

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