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Cannabis Tips


5 of the most common terpenes found in cannabis

The Collegian terpene guide: Just a whiff

Grayson Acri, Staff Reporter October 30, 2022
All strains will likely contain some of each of these terpenes, and paying attention to what strains you prefer over others will ultimately be more informative than buying based on smell.
A quick guide to FoCo dispensary specials, deals

A quick guide to FoCo dispensary specials, deals

Taylor Paumen, Content Managing Editor October 5, 2022

Fort Collins is home to more than 10 dispensaries, each looking a little different from the next. But all have great deals and offers consistently circling each spot. For now, we’ll look at just a few...

Guidelines for lower-risk cannabis use

Guidelines for lower-risk cannabis use

Grayson Acri, Staff Reporter September 26, 2022

Cannabis is often marketed and presented as a less problematic drug than its contemporaries, alcohol and tobacco. However, just like everything else in this world, there is a risk associated with cannabis...

(Graphic Illustration by Falyn Sebastian | The Collegian)

A quick guide to dispensaries near CSU’s campus

Grayson Acri, Staff Reporter August 18, 2022

It's that time of year again: back to school. As a student in Colorado, you have access to unique opportunities to purchase recreational cannabis, provided you are of legal age. Whether you want to...

Marijuana plants in the vegetation room at Seed & Smith in Denver, Colorado

Welcome to weed: A guide for newcomers

Taylor Paumen, Content Managing Editor August 13, 2022

Becoming a cannabis connoisseur doesn’t happen overnight. Just like anything else, being an educated stoner takes practice, courage and a personal touch of creativity. While most people learn the angles...

Jamie Cuchiaro discusses the difference between some of the 120 known cannabinoids in the new Cannabinoid Research Center in the Colorado State University Yates Chemistry building. The lab was a 1.5-million-dollar gift from CSU alumna Leslie Buttorff, CEO of Panacea Life Sciences. Buttorff stated, “What we want to do is find unique cannabinoids that can help people, natural remedies to get rid of big pharma medicine that people have.” Oct. 19. (Garrett Mogel | The Collegian)

CBD could make or break your finals anxiety

Hayden Hawley, Cannabis Director May 4, 2022

Cannabidiol is a nonpsychoactive component of cannabis that interacts with CB1 and CB2 receptors in the human body. It’s grown into a wildly popular cultural phenomenon over the last several years, likely...

A cannabis flower bud rests on the rim of a glass of New Belgium Brewings Old Aggie lager

Beer Edition: The perfect puff for the perfect pour

Hayden Hawley, Cannabis Director April 13, 2022
For those who know what kind of beer they like and are looking to branch out, check out our list of ideal beer and cannabis pairings.
Photo illustration of a Mouth Peace filter

A holiday gift guide for your stoner friends

Lindsay Barker, Cannabis Reporter December 8, 2021

Don’t know what to get your weed-loving pal for the holidays? This gift guide has some fun suggestions for the stoner in your life. Selfies pre-rolls Whether for a seasoned stoner or a casual smoker,...

Photo Illustration by Lindsey Barker | The Collegian

Cannabis-infused Halloween cookies for a spooky night in

Lindsay Barker October 27, 2021

Pair these cannabis-infused cookies with your favorite Halloween movie for a night of stoned spooky enjoyment. Homemade edibles can be made a few different ways using flower, concentrate or tincture....

Mer J cruza la arquitectura y la industria del cannabis

Mer J cruza la arquitectura y la industria del cannabis

Lindsay Barker October 19, 2021

Nota del editor: Puedes leer la versión en ingles de este artículo aquí. Traducción de Florentino Aguilar La industria del cannabis ha creado un nuevo mercado para los arquitectos y los...

A pumpkin utilized as a bong to smoke a bowl of marijuana Oct. 3. (Photo illustration by Tri Duong | The Collegian)

How to make a pumpkin bong to celebrate spooky season

Hayden Hawley October 5, 2021

Double, double toke and trouble; Flower burn and pumpkin bubble. With fall upon us and Halloween right around the corner, it’s time to fill those gourds up with tap water and smoke pot through...

cannabis packed in a bowl that sits in a bong Sept. 7. (Tri Duong | The Collegian)

Alternative bong water: We tried it so you don’t have to

Hayden Hawley September 29, 2021

Last week I set out to put stuff in a bong other than water. Bongs function by pulling smoke through water, which cools it down to create a much smoother sensation when inhaling. But does the water...

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