The Basics of Cannabis: Understanding Strains, Effects, and Methods of Consumption

One of the most important things to understand about cannabis is that there are many different strains, each with its own unique combination of cannabinoids, terpenes, and other compounds. Some of the most common strains include Indica, Sativa, and Hybrid. Indica strains are typically associated with relaxing effects and are often used for pain relief […]

Cannabis Mythbusting: Separating Fact from Fiction

As the cannabis industry continues to grow and evolve, so too do the myths and misconceptions surrounding this complex plant. Whether you’re a seasoned cannabis user or a curious newcomer, it’s important to separate fact from fiction in order to make informed decisions about your own cannabis use and to better understand the industry as […]

Why Budtending Training Could Change Your Life

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Why Budtending Training Could Change Your Life  If you are currently employed in the cannabis industry or actively looking to enter it, then cannabis training could be just what you are looking for! The cannabis industry is not only booming across North America, but it’s also becoming a massive global sector with thousands of employees […]

We’re looking for our next class of budding students

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Herbal Risings is seeking talented students for our next Cannabis Career Workshop. Herbal Risings graduates work with a career coordinator in the business. Our classes fill up fast and typically last 4-5 hours. **THIS CLASS REQUIRES PRE-REGISTRATION PRIOR TO ATTENDING.** Our Cannabis Career Workshop is a great opportunity for aspiring cannabis professionals to get beneficial […]

A Nation Misled – Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s Apology

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Neurosurgeon Sanjay Gupta didn’t always support medical cannabis. Lately, he has become a hero to the marijuana community. Dr. Sanjay Gupta is the chief medical correspondent for CNN, reports health and medical news of shows domestically and internationally. In his 2013 article, Why I changed My Mind About Weed, Dr Gupta says “As much as […]

A Patient’s Road to Pain Relief : U.S. Pain Foundation Feature

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By Ellen Lenox Smith (from her article “Why you should consider cannabis“) Rhode Island: Why — at the age of 57 — would one ever consider turning to medical cannabis? I wondered the same thing after being sent to a pain doctor just before another surgery in 2006. After reviewing my records and seeing that I […]