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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....

Cannabis 101 // December 14, 2020 // UrbanAroma Staff

How Does Cannabis Affect Dreams?

The elevating effects of THC, the psychoactive component in cannabis, can change your consciousness when you are awake. Does it affect the way you dream when you're asleep?Many people use...

Features // December 11, 2020 // Darina

Top 10 Things to Do in Barcelona While High During Lockdown

So, you’ve made it to Barcelona, scored some delicious bud, and you’re ready to hit the town — but thanks to COVID, everything is closed. No concerts, no festivals or...

Social Equity // December 10, 2020 // Ben Berkowitz

The State of Black Cannabusiness

Cannabis is in a new era of post-prohibition, and considered an essential industry in many states. Even a global pandemic cannot seem to stop its growth, with legal cannabis sales...

Features // December 9, 2020 // Darina

Urban Aroma Interview: Meet a Barcelona Grower

Do you know where your weed comes from? If you’re a regular toker living in Barcelona, then chances are Adam has something to do with it. Adam lives just outside...

Cannabis 101 // December 8, 2020 // Rachel Burkons

Everything You Need to Know About CBD

What’s the deal with CBD? Those three little letters have generated a lot of buzz in recent years – and a lot of misinformation. Let’s get down to the facts...

Laws & Politics // December 8, 2020 // UrbanAroma Staff

Where Is Weed Decriminalized In the United States?

If you are an avid cannabis consumer, you're lucky if you live in a state where marijuana use for medical and adult use a.k.a. recreational purposes has been legalized at...