Posts by madwire

How To Stop The Munchies

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No matter how you consume cannabis, there’s something undeniable you experience — the munchies. While lighting up a joint or smoking a bowl may be a relaxing experience, if you’re someone who’s trying to lose weight or eat healthier, the cravings for pizza and other unhealthy foods can be extremely annoying. In this blog post,…

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Terpenes 101

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Terpenes are not a new product to hit the cannabis world, but they’ve definitely become more and more popular over the years. It’s difficult to disagree with the fact that there’s just something about the aroma of cannabis that calms the mind and body. No matter if you’re looking for a sweet or natural aroma…

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How to Find the Right Dosage for You When You’re New To Cannabis

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When it comes to edibles, it can be difficult figuring out what the right dosage is. From food product edibles to lozenges, to capsules, they can all give long-lasting and safe effects. However, these products can also produce unwanted effects if you take a larger dosage than you need. Your experience really depends on the…

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Why You Should Use a Pre-Filled Oil Vape Instead

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When it comes to cannabis products, it can be overwhelming. You walk into a dispensary and it’s like you’ve walked into Narnia. There are products everywhere and even if you’re a seasoned cannabis user, there’s always something new! Most people want something that is easy to use, portable, and functional, which is why pre-filled cannabis…

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Can Cannabis Help You Sleep Better?

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No matter where you are in your cannabis journey, and regardless if you’re a seasoned user or not, many people know sleepiness is a common side effect of cannabis. Some people even use cannabis purely for its sleep-aiding benefits. While many people are aware of its effects, there is more to the relationship between cannabis…

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Commonly Made Mistakes When Cooking Edibles

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No matter if it’s your first time making edibles or if you’re a seasoned pro, there are a few common mistakes that can be made that you’re going to want to make sure that you avoid. Making edibles at home can be a bit intimidating if you’ve never done it before. There’s so much that…

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Help us, help you. How to Talk to a Budtender 101.

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If it’s your first time going into a dispensary it can be a bit of an overwhelming and intimidating experience. Once you give the security guard your ID, you’re led into a room full of all types of cannabis products and trust us, there’s a lot to choose from. Even if you think you know…

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Flowers vs Concentrates

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In the growing world of marijuana, cannabis concentrates are becoming increasingly popular among consumption methods. Many traditional users just stick to the flower, which is what most of us think of when we think “weed”. We get it, new consumption methods and entering unknown territory can be intimidating, and while most people just stick to…

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If It’s Ever Too Much…

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It’s happened to all of us. You go to your local dispensary, get a few cool products, and then head home to enjoy them. But suddenly, you find yourself feeling way too high, so much so that the experience is anything but enjoyable. If you’ve ever had that uncomfortable feeling of being “too high” (and…

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The History of Marijuana

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While the industry of marijuana is starting to grow all over the world, marijuana has always been a substance that has been used throughout history. It’s no surprise that the marijuana business is booming and will only continue to expand, but most people don’t know the history behind this amazing plant.    Today we’ll be…

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The Difference Between Indica and Sativa

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Whenever you’re strolling through the cannabis strains at a local dispensary, or browsing through various products online, you’ll notice that many strains are broken up into two distinct categories: indica and sativa. Most cannabis users have dabbled in both groups but if you’re new here, we can go over it. Indica strains are believed to…

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What is CBD? And can it help me when it comes to pain relief?

You don’t need us to tell you that CBD (or cannabidiol) is everywhere and that people love it! It seems like a miracle product that you can eat, drink, vape, and even bathe in. While there is still so much to explore about this little compound, many people have started to claim some impressive benefits,…

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All About Edibles

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With so many options available to recreational marijuana users, many people are choosing to explore various methods of consumption and edibles are one of the most popular ways people are doing that. THC-infused products are commonly referred to as ediblies and are a great option for those who may choose to not smoke their cannabis.…

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How to Find the CBD Product Best Suited for Your Lifestyle

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It seems like everywhere you go, there is some type of new CBD product on the market. CBD has become a booming industry and it can be hard to figure out what product is going to be the best fit into your lifestyle. While having options is great, taking CBD is a very personal experience.…

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Unexpected Benefits of Cannabis

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Welcome to Empire Health & Wellness, your one stop shop for all things cannabis. If you’re visiting our site, you’re probably no stranger to all the benefits that cannabis can bring. Or if you’re new to the world of cannabis, hello! At our store we offer not only a variety of cannabis accessories but we…

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