Guide: What is Decarboxylation?

In this online series, Herb walks you through the decarboxylation process and why it is necessary for making cannabis edibles. What is decarboxylation? Put simply, decarboxylation activates compounds in cannabis for ingestion. More specifically, THCacid is converted to THC at a rate of 87.7%. THCacid (THCa) is a non-psychoactive precursor to THC.     Everything you […]

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Guide: Medical Cannabis Oil

This guide to making cannabis oil was developed to provide instruction and education for those using cannabis for medical purposes. The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that restricting medical access to cannabis to its dried form is inconsistent with the Charter of Right & Freedoms. Cannabis Oil A five-step guide to making medical cannabis […]

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Q&A: Cannabis Journals

What is a Cannabis Tasting Journal? A cannabis journal is a book for you to record and evaluate your experience. Cannabis has over 1,000 unique strains (cultivars). From uplifting mood to physical relaxation, cannabis strains vary widely in their effects. It can be a challenge to recall your experience in detail. Keep track of what […]

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Herb Reviews: AK 47

AK 47 AK 47 by Serious Seeds is legendary among cannabis enthusiasts. A quick note about the name; it helps if you think of the name as a simile, like how we all know dried tomatoes by their popular name, “sundried tomatoes”. “Tomato raisins” doesn’t have the same ring to it.   AK 47, so […]

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Meet Herb

Hi! My name is Chris (Herb) Mabey and I am passionate about cannabis. From the spring of 2009 to the fall of 2017, I worked for one of Canada’s big five banks. I attended the University of New Brunswick (UNB) in Fredericton and applied for a part-time call-centre position. I was eventually hired, trained, and worked three […]

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