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Cannabis 101 // February 4, 2021 // Anthony Franciosi

How to Make Your Own Weed Wine

What is weed wine, and how do you make it? Well, there are actually two types of weed wine — jackpot, right? — alcoholic, and nonalcoholic (a.k.a. dealcoholized). Alcoholic weed...

Cannabis 101 // February 4, 2021 // Darina

The History of Cannabis, Chapter One: 1900s

“It's been a long, a long time coming But I know a change gonna come”  - Sam Cooke Cannabis has an extremely long and colorful history going back thousands of...

Cannabis 101 // February 3, 2021 // Darina

How to Roll the Perfect Blunt

In my humble opinion, blunts are the peak weed-smoking experience. They taste great and burn slowly. You can share them with friends, but a good blunt also makes for excellent...

Cannabis 101 // February 2, 2021 // UrbanAroma Staff

Does Weed Help With Concentration?

It can be hard to concentrate for many reasons, stress and anxiety chiefly amongst them. Stress can disrupt your train of thought, and make it hard to stay focused. When...

Features // February 1, 2021 // UrbanAroma Staff

How To Host A Weed Party

Urban Aroma recommends following guidelines for Covid safety, including all masked and social distancing protocols. Weed at parties is nothing new. What is new is that weed is now legal...

Cannabis 101 // January 29, 2021 // Rachel Burkons

CBG, CBN & Other Not-So-Minor Cannabinoids

We all know THC and CBD… but what about the other 130-plus cannabinoids that are out there? Here’s a handy guide to a few of the hottest minor cannabinoids, where...

Features // January 27, 2021 // Darina

Quiz: Which Weed Strain Is Your Soulmate?

With hundreds, maybe thousands, of weed strains out there, one thing’s for sure — there’s an ideal strain for everyone. Even if you’re just selecting from a dozen kinds of...

Cannabis 101 // January 26, 2021 // UrbanAroma Staff

How Does Cannabis Affect Dopamine?

Healers have recommended cannabis in one form or another for many reasons for thousands of years. It’s long been used as a medicinal plant, but in the last century its...

Features // January 20, 2021 // Ben Berkowitz

Weed and the Jewish Community

In Jewish theological lore there is a rabbinic commentary of the Secret Tzadik — ל"ו צַדִיקִים — also known as the Lamed Vav Tzadikim. This refers to 36 righteous individuals...

Cannabis 101 // January 20, 2021 // Darina

The Important Relationship Between Humidity and Cannabis

When you grow and harvest cannabis, by the time you have the final product in your hands, hopefully your buds are perfectly dried, dense nuggets of goodness. But getting it...

Features // January 20, 2021 // Rachel Burkons

How To Taste and Pair Cannabis With Food

If you’ve ever had the munchies, you already know that cannabis and food are a match made in heaven. Not only does cannabis make food taste better and help you...

Cannabis 101 // January 19, 2021 // Annie Gallo

Best Takeout To Get When Baked in DC

After shopping for bud in DC, cannabis consumers may also want to indulge in some tasty local cuisine. Urban Aroma has put together a list of five great places in...

Features // January 14, 2021 // Rachel Burkons

Cannabis Myth-Busting

Legends, lies and mysteries of stoner culture – busted!When I first started smoking weed, a friend of mine swore that smoking seeds got her more high. As she puffed on...

Features // January 12, 2021 // Darina

Top 5 Museums for Stoners in Barcelona

One of the beautiful things about smoking weed is that it enhances pretty much any experience. As Jon Stewart’s character in Half Bakedtaught us, everything is better... on weed. Museums are...

Strains & Reviews // January 11, 2021 // Annie Gallo

Cheetah Piss Strain Review

Cheetah Piss is a new, rare hybrid strain (50% Indica/ 50% Sativa) whose name is a homage to the famous old-school strain Cat Piss, which was popular in the early...

Strains & Reviews // January 7, 2021 // Annie Gallo

Fruit Loops Strain Review

Fruit Loops’ potent buds smell as fruity and tropical as the sweet, colorful breakfast cereal. The flower grows short and bushy with dense nugs, which are coated with colorful trichomes and...

Features // January 6, 2021 // Ben Berkowitz

Dogs and CBD: A New Age of Canine-abis

I am hearing often these days that if COVID-19 doesn’t bring out the hustle in you, then nothing will. Amidst a global pandemic, it's an intense challenge starting, let alone...

Strains & Reviews // January 4, 2021 // Annie Gallo

Gorilla Glue #4 Strain Review

Gorilla Glue #4, a.k.a. GG#4, is a hybrid that leaves users feeling “glued” to the couch, hopefully with snacks in hand. This strain eases stress with every exhale. I recommend...

Features // January 4, 2021 // Rachel Burkons

Why Cannabis Topicals Are Terrific

Between the stresses of 2020, winter weather, and New Years’ resolutions to work out, January 2021 may be the ideal time to begin exploring the world of cannabis topicals. Whether...

Strains & Reviews // December 31, 2020 // Darina

Facts About Jack Herer

If you’re a longtime smoker, Jack Herer is probably already a good friend of yours, and if you’re a newcomer then it’s time to get acquainted. The strain is named...

Features // December 30, 2020 // Ben Berkowitz

I'm A Weed Dad

It was a pretty ordinary day toward the end of 2017. I was going through a messy divorce, my “career” as a writer/director in Los Angeles was not working out...

Laws & Politics // December 29, 2020 // UrbanAroma Staff

D.C. Decriminalizes Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia

A bill to decriminalize possession of drug paraphernalia for personal use and promote harm reduction was signed by the mayor of DC last week as part of the broader Opioid...

Strains & Reviews // December 24, 2020 // Ben Berkowitz

Five Fantastic Strains of Weed

I have seen cannabis in many forms in my life, from dusty dime bags in filled with shaky brown sometimes moldy “brick” weed fragments as a clandestine youth, to watching...

December 22, 2020 // UrbanAroma Staff

Does Cannabis Help With Sleep Disorders?

Nothing feels better in the morning than waking up feeling refreshed and rested. When you can't sleep well at night, it can be detrimental to your mental health and physical...

December 21, 2020 // UrbanAroma Staff

Are Cannabis-Derived Terpenes Legal?

The legality of cannabis-derived terpenes is complicated in the United States. Cannabis, a.k.a. marijuana, is illegal under federal law. The Controlled Substances Act, passed in 1971, defines marijuana as “every compound, manufacture,...

December 17, 2020 // UrbanAroma Staff

Why Does Weed Make Your Eyes Red?

A surefire way of knowing someone's been smoking weed (besides the delicious lingering smell) is the famed telltale sign of bloodshot eyes. If you're a stoner, you're familiar with the...

Strains & Reviews // December 16, 2020 // UrbanAroma Staff

Leafly Names Runtz as 2020 Strain of the Year

After running the numbers on user reviews and sales figures, monitoring industry trends, and factoring in key cultural impacts of cannabis in 2020, the cannabis website Leafly has named the...

Cannabis 101 // December 16, 2020 // UrbanAroma Staff

How Does Curing Cannabis Work?

If you want to grow your own cannabis at home, you'll need to learn about the growing and harvesting process. The next thing you'll need to educate yourself on is...

Features // December 15, 2020 // Darina

These Women Say CBD Saved Their Lives

Although it’s not a cure-all magical medicine (or is it?), CBD-dominant cannabis has been gaining popularity for its far-reaching effects. Among its supporters is a diverse group of women living...

Features // December 14, 2020 // UrbanAroma Staff

Emerge Cannabis Conference Features Snoop Dogg and More

In a world where virtual conferences are the new thing, there's a big new high-tech cannabis networking event! The Emerge Virtual Cannabis Conference runs for three days starting Tuesday Dec....