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A Guide to the Different Types of Wax Dabs: What They Are and Why You Want Them 

As research into cannabis accelerates, thanks to changing public sentiment and subsequent legislation, companies are not only discovering new compounds, properties, and uses for this amazing flora, but they’re also finding new and exciting ways to process it for consumption, including various types of wax dabs. 

What Are Wax Dabs?

Although concentrates are thought to have been around since about the 1940s and dabs were first invented back in the ‘70s, this type of consumption remained relatively niche for decades. This was perhaps because dabs are considered difficult and potentially dangerous to produce, depending on the form of extraction used. 

Today, concentrates are considered to be an ideal way to enjoy the many benefits that cannabis has to offer in an incredibly potent, cost-effective way. 

Of course, there are a lot of weed concentrates to choose from, including distillates, oils, live resin, caviar, crystalline, wax, and more. There are also several different types of wax dabs. 

If you’ve heard of dabbing and you’re interested in giving it a try, here’s what you need to know to make an informed decision. 

What is Dabbing?

Even if you’re already familiar with other forms of cannabis consumption, such as smoking flower, ingesting tinctures, or sampling a wide range of edibles (candies, gummies, chocolates, baked goods, and even beverages), you might not have a good understanding of what dabbing entails. 

It starts with several different types of wax dabs, which can range from viscous oils to sticky sugar wax to creamy budder, brittle crumble, and hard shatter. 

If you know anything about cannabis plants, you know that the buds are covered with trichomes, which are tiny, crystalline structures that contain the hundreds of cannabinoids and terpenes the plant is known for. 

Dabs are concentrates created by extracting compound-laden oils from the trichomes using a wide array of processes. 

Common extraction methods involve the application of heat and pressure, washing in a water and ice bath, or via chemical processes involving solvents, like CO2 or butane, for example. 

Butane processing — used to create butane hash oil (BHO) — is among the most popular methods and is often used to create a range of wax dabs. The resulting substances contain incredibly concentrated and potent levels of cannabinoids, like psychoactive THC and terpenes. 

Whereas flower might contain about 10-20% THC, depending on the strain, dabs could have as much as 80% (sometimes more). This means that only a very small amount needs to be heated in a dabbing rig, creating vapors that are inhaled, in order to get the same effects of smoking a significantly higher volume of flower, for example. 

The Benefits of Dabbing

Before you start exploring the wide world of wax dabs, you need to understand that concentrates are incredibly potent. A little goes a long way! 

You should start with very small amounts until you understand the effects that dabbing will produce for you. Wax dabs deliver an intense experience you may not be prepared for, so it’s always best to start low, go slow, and work your way up to your desired effects. 

When you exercise caution and choose safe, tested products, you will likely enjoy several benefits with dabbing. First and foremost, you’ll get a lot of bang for your buck. Dabs may seem like they’re expensive compared to flower — especially for the small volume you receive — but because of their elevated potency, you’re sure to find that you get more for your money. 

In addition, you can get the same experience as smoking a blunt from a tiny inhale of vapor. It’s much quicker and easier than smoking, and you’ll enjoy immediate and substantial effects, such as relief, relaxation, and/or euphoria, depending on the product. 

If you’re worried about the potential health concerns and the social stigma of smoking, you want something more potent than edibles, you’re seeking fast, cost-effective options for relief, or all of the above, wax dabs could be a solution worth exploring. 

The next step is understanding what the different types of wax dabs are and what sets them apart from one another. 

Common Types of Wax Dabs

There are several forms of concentrates to choose from, but if you want to try dabbing, wax is your best option. Powdered kief or dry hash, for example, is not ideal for use with a dabbing rig, as getting it onto the tiny nail to heat it is challenging, to say the least. 

Wax dabs come in a range of consistencies, from thick liquids to hard sheets. It’s always best to try different products to see which you like.

Here’s a quick rundown of the different wax dabs and what makes each one unique. 

Oil Dabs

Cannabis oils may be consumed in a number of ways, depending on how they are extracted and refined. These viscous substances can be used for vaping, turned into tinctures that you can consume sublingually or simply ingest, or made into oil dabs, which are a bit thicker and not ideal for vaping. 

One of the most common forms of extraction is a chemical process using butane, which produces concentrates of great potency. It also preserves terpenes, unlike some other forms of extraction. 

The instrument-grade butane used for this process is purified, pressurized, and delivered at extremely low temperatures, gently separating the oils from the plant. 

When the process is complete, any residual butane is purged from the oil to create a safe, pure product that contains concentrated cannabinoids, along with all of the terpenes that deliver the aroma and flavor of the plant — not to mention the full entourage effect. 

Another reason this method of extraction is so popular is that it creates opportunities for wax dabs of different consistencies, whereas some other methods are more limited in what they produce. 

In addition to BHO, CO2 and propane are other forms of solvent extraction. There are also several forms of solventless extraction (dry-sifting, freeze-drying, ice water bath, a combination of heat and pressure, and so on). Solvent extraction tends to generate the purest, most potent products. 

Sugar Wax Dabs

When you see sugar wax, you’ll understand how it got its name. The consistency is very much like mixing a small amount of water into a pile of sugar crystals. It is much like a sugar scrub you might use on your body, where the sugar is wet, but granular, rather than dissolved. 

Although it is mostly liquid, it is very thick and sticky. This makes it great for dabbing, as it’s easy to place a small amount on the nail head for heating. 

Sugar wax is most commonly made via chemical extraction (BHO), like many other types of cannabis wax. 

THC Budder

Budder Dabs

Budder is among the most popular forms of wax because of its smooth, creamy consistency, often compared to butter. It’s not quite as sticky as sugar wax, which makes it a bit easier to work with, particularly where portioning is concerned. However, it will still stay put when you apply it to the nail in your dabbing rig. 

Budder is sometimes confused with similarly-named “badder.” While the two are actually very alike, badder is slightly more liquid. 

How can you tell the difference? While budder essentially holds its shape, like cake frosting, badder is looser and it will slowly spread. 

There are many shades of wax between viscous oil and hard shatter, and budder and badder are just two of the in-between consistencies. 

Crumble Dabs

Also made from the BHO method of extraction, crumble is far less wet and sticky than some other types of wax. As you can imagine, it gains its moniker from a drier, more brittle consistency than creamy budder. 

Crumble is not entirely dry like a powder, though. It still retains some moisture, making it similar to a crumbly cheese, like feta, cotija, or goat cheese. 

In other words, you can easily flake it apart into smaller pieces, but the crumbled bits themselves will more or less hold together. 

While budder is often considered to be the happy medium between wet products like oil and drier products like crumble, you may find the dry end of the wax spectrum easier to work with. 

It all depends on your personal preferences, which is why it’s a good idea to try different types of wax to discover what works best for you. 

THC Shatter Extract

Shatter Dabs

This BHO product is hard and brittle, like spun sugar, although it’s most often compared to a sheet of glass. It’s called shatter because you can break it into pieces, either by snapping off a corner or simply smashing it. 

Shatter is smooth, solid, stable, and easy to store, which makes it ideal for anyone who plans to make their supply last for a while. Although it’s not quite as easy to dab as budder or stickier products, it does have the distinction of being among the purest forms of concentrate available. 

With so many types of wax dabs on the market and so many appealing benefits associated with dabbing, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t consider giving dabs a try. Just make sure to start slow if you’re new to dabbing so that you can ensure a positive and enjoyable experience!


 

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Fall Weed Strains

Posted by CANNASaver on Sunday, 31 October 2021 in Canna Blog - Latest News

Well, hello again boys and girls. 

As Halloween has slipped right on past us, we arrive briskly at yet another colorful late autumn season. 

Holiday feelers are most certainly in the air, can you feel them? 

Smell them? Taste them? What if we could smoke them?

As the holiday stoners that we are, we have to celebrate robustly! 

After all, what’s the fun in smoking without a theme? Exactly.

smoking weed in fall

Marijuana Strains With That Fall Feeling

Let’s take off our Halloween costumes and look at some strains we absolutely believe will slip you into the fall season just like that pumpkin spice latte you had earlier. Admit it!

Here are our favorite fall weed strains.

Apples N Cream

Just like sipping on a warm cup of apple cider or biting into a piece of that holiday apple pie, Apples N Creme is a strain that could be deemed a dessert itself. 

With genetics from strains like Acapulco Gold, Grape Pie, and Fruity Pebbles OG, Apples N Cream will fill you with warmth.

A whiff from this strain is known to have apple/grape, creme, cinnamon, and pine notes.

fall season weed strains

Cherry Pie

Another lil’ sweetie pie of a strain, or should I say, Cherry Pie of a strain. 

Cherry Pie is a tasty cross of Durbin Poison and Granddaddy Purp. The combination of the two makes a 70/30 hybrid that is creative and relaxing at once. You’ll feel great for social gatherings which is perfect for your holiday needs. 

The high from Cherry Pie usually lasts for 3+ hours and will have you singing the song by Warrant the entire time.

DogWalker OG

This one is great for, you guessed it, taking your dogs for walks with or walks in general. 

It has a little bit of “pep” in it.
With an interesting name, DogWalker OG has a typical skunk smell and earthy classic taste. The cross is between Albert Walker and Chemdawg. 

The high feels tingly with a warm spread of euphoria. Making this strain perfect for activity on crisp, don’t-want-to-leave-the-bed fall mornings.

Ewok

Ah, yes. Everyone’s favorite little Star Wars Teddy bear. These little guys are adorable. 

Well, this warm and cuddly hybrid provides the perfect mix of easy-going vibes and buzzes of euphoria in your head. As the high progresses, Ewok will transition you slowly to more of a couch-lock high.

Gotta rake some leaves? Have a sesh on this strain, feel the buzz, get some work done, then relax as the hybrid does its thang.

Ewok is the cross between Alien Kush and Tahoe OG. This strain is known to allow tranquility to flow in your body easing any aches/pains you may have in your body. This makes this strain also perfect to combat anxiety, depression, and PTSD. 

Golden Ticket

I’ve got the Golden Ticket *Flute whistles*

Quite the strain name, eh? Must be good. 

This Golden Ticket is an evenly-split 50/50 hybrid with citrusy flavors and “skunky” smells. 

This strain is known to raise levels of creativity and will leave you floating in euphoria even on the coldest of autumn days. 

Jack Frost

Reminding us that winter is right around the corner by name, Jack Frost is a perfect strain for staying productive and funky inside.

As a descendant of Jack Herer, White Widow, and Northern Lights; expect nothing but the best. The delightfully tasting buds produce euphoria, energy, and inspiration for hours. 

Topped off with some ice-cold, trichome buds; Jack Frost will keep you going even if the weather out there is frightful.

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Marshmallow OG

Time to get the cocoa brewing, Marshmallow OG is here to help sweeten your fall season. 

With lineage crossed between Bubblegum and OG Kush, how could you have ever gone wrong?

With sweet/nutty tastes, Marshmallow OG has sweet smells to back its namesake. This strain is mostly indica dominant with relaxing/happy effects with some munchies on the side. So make sure you have some actual marshmallows as well. 

Pairs well with those yams that your g-maw always makes during Thanksgiving.

Purple Punch

With all the food, we are going to need something to wash it down with. 

Why not with some Purple Punch.

Purple Punch is a 90% indica strain with THC levels of 25%. The two combined make for a high that is pretty darn stoney and incredibly comfortable. 

Though, maybe not for the newbies.

Vanilla Kush

When you’ve got things being baked, vanilla is essential. This season, give Vanilla Kush a try. 

A crisp cross of Afghani Kush and Hash Plant, Vanilla Kush has sweet flavors and “skunky” smells. Vanilla Kush is known to arouse, lift spirits, and allow users to fly with euphoria. 

On top of it all, Vanilla Kush typically clocks in at higher THC percentages. Give it a try!

White Buffalo

As a pioneer on the prairie, you are in search of your white buffalo, the rare find. 

White Buffalo is oftentimes hard to find strain. 

White Buffalo is a floral/earthy bud. 

The strain is an almost pure euphoric trance with a tornado of energy and delight. 

Maybe the perfect strain just before Black Friday.

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Vaporizer vs Vape Pen

Posted by CANNASaver on Thursday, 28 October 2021 in Canna Blog - Latest News

We are incredibly lucky to have all sorts of devices that help us get the most out of our favorite buds. But for many, the rise of such devices can confuse consumers quickly.

Even with these bad boys existing for years, vaporizers and vape pens are often mistaken for one another. As a past budtender, I definitely have been asked probably thousands of times and it has gotten me confused when a customer is describing one of the products but calling it the others’ name.

With so many different marijuana devices appearing over the years, it may be good to check out the similarities and differences between vaporizers vs vape pens. 

vaporizer vs vape pen

The Benefits of Vaping

Some may not be into smoking flower straight from a bowl or even consuming cannabis, but are still looking for a healthier way of consuming cannabis

Well, vaping is one, for starters! 

Here’s why:

  • Easy to use: By simply hitting a button, both will provide more even doses of THC per session.

  • Less cannabis waste: Vaping typically requires less marijuana to get the kind of high you desire. Seshs are much more potent so will require less marijuana.

  • Cleaner hits: Vaping allows for more potent/cleaner hits. With no combustion, the vapor contains much fewer toxins per hit. 

  • Less smell: Marijuana flower often has a strong, skunky smell that some people cannot stand to be around. Vaping cuts out the smell by 60-75%. They put off more of a terpene smell.

Vaporizers Vs. Vape Pens by Definition

Let’s contrast these two ways of smoking by their definition, shall we?

weed vaporizer

Vaporizers

Vaporizers (dry herb vaporizers) are made up of a vapor pathway, a heating oven for the flower, a button for temperature/on and off, and a mouthpiece. 

They are small and handheld, though are bigger than vape pens. 

These devices pack a more powerful punch in terms of energy. Vaporizers use conductive heating which allows for even burning while vaping. 

Brands like PAX and Firefly are dry herb vaporizers.

weed vape pen

Vape Pen

A marijuana vape pen has a defined thin, long design. 

This is why it’s known as a pen. They are made to be discreet. 

The majority of the device is taken up by the actual battery which warms the device. 

A body is there to fire the device and change temperatures.

Vape pens typically will need a cartridge (THC or CBD). The mouthpiece of a vape pen will come with the cartridge you purchase. A variable of the vape pen would be a disposable vape pen with the cartridge and battery all in one. 

When empty, you simply throw the device away. 

Similarities Between Vaporizers & Vape Pens

Now, it’s easy to get the two confused, and here are a few reasons why:

Portable

Vaporizers and vape pens are very portable. 

Being handheld, both devices are great for traveling, break times, or when convenience is needed.

Discreet

Vaporizers and vape pens are incredibly discreet. 

These devices don’t scream that you are smoking weed. This can be useful for some people.

Built To Vaporize

Fundamentally, both vaporizers and vape pens have a power source (battery). 

The battery allows the devices to heat a chamber/coil and vaporize flower, wax, oils, etc. 

Control Of Temperature

Both herb and oil vape devices have an assortment of models. 

Each one offers different temperature control ranges. Some are limited, while others provide a full range of settings.

Rechargeable 

Having lithium batteries, vaporizers and vape pens can be recharged via USB cable in most instances. 

The other type has removable batteries which go into a charging pack. 

Differences Between The Vaping Devices

So, as you can see, they are quite similar. However, here’s how you can distinguish between a vaporizer vs vape pen:

Type of Marijuana Product Vaped

The type of marijuana preparation defines the product you will want to use. 

Vaporizers are typically used for vaping actual buds. Vape pens are used when vaping THC oil cartridges. Though they do make wax/concentrate vaporizers so just be aware of what you are looking for.

Loading Process

With vaporizers, cannabis buds need to be finely ground up and placed into a heating chamber. You will also need to dump and clean out the chamber after each use. 

With vape pens, prefilled cartridges filled with THC oils can simply be screwed onto the battery. On the other hand, oil cartridges come in both pre-filled cartridges and ones you can fill on your 

Vaporizer Heating Chamber vs Vape Pen Cartridges

For the average dry herb vaporizer, a dry herb vape chamber will last forever. It gets packed and cleared similar to bowl packing. Oil vapes, on the other hand, require a battery equipped with a cartridge. Unlike chambers, the cartridge used in oil vape pens is interchangeable and replaceable.

Maintenance of Devices

Both devices are easy to maintain. Charging the battery will be the biggest thing to remember. The vaporizer will need the chamber cleaned out to keep the device vaping with good flavors. 

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Infused Dinner Party

Posted by CANNASaver on Monday, 25 October 2021 in Canna Blog - Latest News

 

Well, folks, it’s official – fall is in full swing, the trees are changing colors, hot cups of apple cider flow like rivers into the mugs of eagerly anticipating people, this year’s outdoor cannabis crops have been harvested, trimmed, and cured.  

If you were one of the lucky farmers to harvest a crop this year then you have probably begun to wonder what to do with all that tasty sugar trim and leafy buds that weren’t quite pretty or full enough to make the top-shelf bud jar.  

We have a great selection of weed flower deals here at Cannasaver for you to check out if you’d like to stock up and fill your pantry for the long winter months coming.  

One of the best things about fall is the feeling when you get together with your best friends and family for a tasty meal.  

Sitting around the living room and making jokes, playing games, eating delicious food with one another, these are the types of activities fall is best for.  

We at Cannasaver decided it would be a great idea to throw a cannabis-themed dinner party for just such an occasion.  

In this article, we’re going to tell you how to make cannabutter and oil to use in some of our favorite dishes that will leave you with a full belly and your head in the sky.  

The first step to creating a weed infused food dish is to extract your cannabis into something you can cook with.  

Here’s a method we love to use for making our weed butter for cookies, Rice Krispie treats, brownies, and other tasty weed treats and recipes.

cooking with weed

First Step to an Infused Dinner Party: Making Cannabutter and Oil

The process to make butter we use includes two major steps.  

  1. The first is to decarboxylate your cannabis by baking it in an oven at 225 degrees Fahrenheit.  

This activates the THC, CBD, and other cannabinoids to be able to bind to your oil or butter.  

  1. The second step is to take the baked cannabis and infuse it into a source of fat.  

This could either be butter or your favorite type of cooking oil.   

Follow these simple steps to complete making your infused oil or butter.

  • In a medium saucepan on very low heat, add water and butter.

  • When the butter is melted, add the decarboxylated cannabis. 

  • Mix well with a wooden spoon and cover with a lid.

  • Let mixture gently simmer for 4 hours. Stir every half hour to make sure your butter isn’t burning. If you have a thermometer, check to make sure the temperature doesn’t reach above 180°.

  • After 4 hours, strain with cheesecloth or metal strainer into a container. Let the butter cool to room temperature. Use immediately or keep in the refrigerator or freezer in a well-sealed mason jar for up to six months.

This butter method is tried and true to make some of the dankest, potent butter to be used in any number of recipes.

So now that you’ve made your butter or oil, it’s time to get to work planning a menu.  

We’ve made a sample one for you to take a peek at for some recipe inspiration or just to use for your own infused dinner party.  

So here we go, Chef, let’s dive into our version of a nice weed infused dinner party.  

Infused Dinner Party Recipes

thc infused margarita

THC Infused Margaritas

To make this drink you’ll need to pick up some THC-infused tincture to concoct this tasty beverage.

(Check out these deals on tincture).  

  • Place 1-2 cups of ice cubes in a blender.

  • Scrape 4-8 tablespoons of honey (warming the honey slightly in the microwave can make it easier to pour and distribute) into the blender along with the ice.

  • Squeeze 2-3 large limes for their juice, and add the resulting juice to the mixture in the blender.

  • Free-pour in the alcohol to reach the level of strength you desire in your margarita. Blend sufficiently until smooth. Chill margarita glasses while mixing. 

  • Dampen and dip the rims in salt if a salted rim is desired. Slice the fourth lime into thin half-slices, and put a small notch in the flesh of each slice so that it can be easily slipped over the rim of the glass.

  • Distribute margarita mixture into glasses and grate a small amount of lime zest over the top of each portion. 

  • Add your dosage of THC or CBD tincture and enjoy while they are still frosty!

thc infused mac n cheese

Get Baked Mac and Cheese

This isn’t your granny’s classic baked Mac and Cheese, but it will taste just as good.  

For this recipe, you’ll need to use some of the weed butter you made earlier. 

Here’s the list of ingredients you’ll want for your dish:

1/2 pound elbow macaroni

6 tablespoons cannabutter

 1/4 cup flour

 3 cups milk

 1/2 cup yellow onion, finely diced

 1 teaspoon cayenne (optional)

 1 large egg

 12 ounces sharp cheddar, shredded, divided

 1 teaspoon salt

 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

1 cup panko bread crumbs

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  • In a large pot of boiling, salted water, cook the pasta to al dente.

  • While the pasta is cooking and in a separate med/large pot, Add the melted cannabutter. Whisk in the flour and keep it moving for about five minutes over very low heat. (Do not let it boil or simmer) Make sure it’s free of lumps. Stir in the milk and onion.

  • Temper in the egg. Stir in 9 oz of grated sharp cheddar cheese. Season with salt and pepper. Fold the macaroni into the mix and pour into a 2-quart casserole dish. Top with another 3 oz of grated cheese of your choice.

  • Melt 3 tablespoons of cannabutter in a saute pan and toss the bread crumbs to coat. Top the macaroni with the bread crumbs. Bake for about 30 minutes or until topping is browned.

  • Remove from the oven and rest a few minutes before serving.

  • Serve up your Dankaroni and Cheese and enjoy! 

thc infused brownies

Weed Brownies for Dessert

If you and your guests have made it through the margs and mac and cheese and want to finish your meal with some tasty treats, we’ve snagged a recipe for some really dank brownies to make and share with your guests.  

These are great too because if people are already too high, brownies make great take-home treats.

Here's what you’ll need to make your brownies:

8 tablespoons (1 stick) cannabutter, plus a little softened butter for the pan

3 ounces unsweetened chocolate, roughly chopped

1 cup sugar

2 eggs

1/2 cup all-purpose flour

Pinch of salt

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)

Chocolate chips (optional)

To cook the brownies just follow these simple steps :

  • Heat the oven to 350°F. Grease an 8- or 9-inch square baking pan with butter or line it with aluminum foil and grease the foil.

  • Combine the butter and chocolate in a small saucepan over very low heat, stirring occasionally. When the chocolate is just about melted, remove from the heat and continue to stir until the mixture is smooth.

  • Transfer the mixture to a bowl and stir in the sugar. Then beat in the eggs, one at a time. Gently stir in the flour, salt, and vanilla. Add chocolate chips. Pour and scrape into the prepared pan and bake until just barely set in the middle, 20 to 25 minutes. 

It's better to underbake brownies than to overbake them. Cool on a rack before cutting. 

  • Top the brownies with your favorite ice cream or a glass of milk and enjoy!

These are just a few suggestions of things you could prepare for a weed infused dinner party.  Our recommendation is that you and your friends do a “Pot-Luck” where everyone cooks and brings their favorite weed dish to the party.  

Stay safe and enjoy!

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Top Strains in Colorado

Posted by CANNASaver on Tuesday, 27 July 2021 in Canna Blog - Latest News

When consuming the many different forms of marijuana on the market today, consumers tend to find favorite strains along the way. Whether the outcome is productivity, melting into the couch, pain relief, or creativity, we know what we like and want in marijuana’s effects.

We Coloradans know what we like when it comes to how we “choose our own highs”. Innovation in marijuana continues to gain traction at the speed of light. You will see some classics on this list but also note the newcomers. With such innovations come delicious, mouth-watering products with extremely potent results.

With that said, let’s look at the top strains in Colorado.

Do note: strains tend to appear and disappear all the time. You can’t always expect to get these strains but we guarantee if you do, you’ll be all the better for it. You can check here for deals on all bud.

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Top Strains in Colorado

Without further ado, here are our top strains that you can find here in Colorado.

​​99 Problems

“If you're having girl problems I feel bad for you son, I got 99 problems”

Gotta stop you right there, Mr. Z, is it? Or can I just call you Jay? We’ve already got it!

99 Problems is a sativa-dominant strain being the result of breeding Stardawg and White 99. The strain tends to bathe those who live wildly in the strong aroma of sweet fruit/berries. 99 Problems blasts through your senses with positivity, energy, and a grand boost of focus.  This potent strain often hits between 28-30% THC. 

Let it be known, 99 Problems is not for beginners.  

Afghan Kush

The awesome strain needs no introduction!

Afghan Kush is known for being a pure indica strain that can be traced for centuries. The strain is known for having body heavy effects which allow the consumer peace of mind and possibly a visit from the sleep fairy.

Afghan Kush manages sleeplessness in canna-newbies who might be more prone to paranoia when trying to unwind. This comes from the high yield of CBD in the strain.

With a homely earthy aroma and taste notes of old-school hash, Afghan Kush shows proud lineage through dense buds and many shiny trichomes.

Blue Walker

Blue Walker is the beautiful hybrid of the strains Blue Dream and Skywalker OG. This force-yielding strain is almost a pure sativa at 90%. THC percentages tend to stick to 26-30%.

Blue Walker will grant you a long-lasting buzz of euphoria. The strain is known to help with anxiety, pain, depression, nausea, and stress

Bruce Banner #3

AKA The Incredible Hulk is the strain many consumers seek after. The strain has effects of euphoria and happiness, that come quite quickly.  With THC levels between 23-26%, it is easy to see why Mr. Banner is gaining popularity.

Bruce Banner #3 is a sativa dominant hybrid being a cross of  Strawberry Diesel and OG Kush. BB #3 is known for being incredibly relaxing. The sativa head high achieves euphoric greatness, with allowance for creativity and boosting mood. The strain is nice and sweet, with flavors of citrus. 

Chocolate OG

Chocolate OG is an indica dominant strain and is well known for its highly relaxing chemical structure. Chocolate OG is the immaculate cross with Chocolate Rain (Also sounds awesome) and True OG. THC percentages in this strain come close to 30%. 

Chocolate OG delivers flavors with cheesiness and hazelnut but lingers with cocoa aromas. The buds in this strain are nicely capped with icey trichomes. The chocolatey goodness allows you to fall into a euphoric/giggly sensation. 

Chocolate OG effects help to reduce pains, aid in combating insomnia, and other health-filled benefits. Come try this, the Willy Wonka in you is screaming.

Green Crack

Let it be known, you will not become a Dave Chappel skit. Green Crack is only pure energizing sativa. No trace of crack here, whew…

Green Crack is the definition of pure energy, focus, and fun-having good times. Green Crack has incredible cerebral effects and maintains its awe through mouth-watering fruity/mango flavors. Green Crack is a great daytime strain helping fight fatigue and stress. Green Crack is extremely appealing to those needing to get stuff done and have fun doing it.

Grease Monkey

This is an Indica-dominant weed strain resulting from a cross between Gorilla Glue and Cookies and Cream marijuana strains. It is the highest THC percentage flower on our list, with a whopping value of 31%. This value can significantly vary depending on the growth conditions, as already stated.

Grease Monkey has a strong aroma of nutty vanilla and skunky diesel. When smoke, the high effect builds behind the eyes and then spreads to the rest of the body. It drives you to a euphoric high characterized by mental calming effects. Medicinally, this strain is a remedy for chronic pain, nausea, insomnia, loss of appetite, etc.

Hell's OG

Hell’s OG buckles down with a heavy, indica dominant breed of the strains Blackberry and OG Kush. Hell’s OG sounds scary at first, but ends up being a citrus flavored, candy-coated treat.

Hell’s OG is known for its psychoactive effects. The strain is well-known to destress consumers from mind and body, allowing for some timeless bliss. Hell's OG has been used to treat PTSD and insomnia. First-timers beware. This stuff is awesomely potent.

Ice Cream Cake

This is a tasty treat I was able to try recently. Almost as relaxing as ice cream on a hot day.

Ice Cream Cake produces large, dense nuggets of golden green. Ice Cream Cake is the cross of Animal Mints and Triangle Kush. The strain mirrors flavors of vanilla for pure delight. The aroma is a classic skunky one. You can expect your sesh to encounter body relaxation and ease you into dreamland. 

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Jungle Cake

Ohh! More cake! Just remember, in terms of marijuana, anytime you see cake...get it!

Jungle Cake is the cross of the strains Wifi and Wedding Cake. The strain struts in with light smells of sugar/frosting with pungent fuel.

Jungle is also another on the list to reach up to 30% THC potency. The strength ensures a lasting, powerful high.

Sour Diesel

And last, but most certainly not least. A legendary favorite. Sour Diesel, the popular sativa that just doesn’t slow down. Sour Diesel is a perfect addition to a day of adventure. Sour diesel is a long-lasting strain that will leave you stress-free and relieve any pains you may have.

Being a 90% sativa dominant strain, the high you will feel from Sour Diesel can help you access hallways of creativity. This strain is typically pretty high in THC being between 20-25%. Sour Diesel is rich with citrus flavor and robust gassy smells. The strain is known to help anxiety, depression, and fatigue.

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Frenchy Cannoli is gone. And with his passing, a gaping hole left behind in the cannabis community. Born in France is 1956, Frenchy traveled the world learning the art form of hashish of which he shared openly. His journeys took him to such hash-meccas as India, Thailand, Japan, and the Philippines where he studied and perfected their traditional extraction methods. A guru in every right, Frenchy humbly claimed there will always be more to know about this ancient art, & was ever a student of the plant. Complications from surgery he underwent on 7/18 have been cited as the cause of his death. He was only 64.

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What is 710?

Posted by CANNASaver on Wednesday, 23 June 2021 in Canna Blog - Latest News

Believe it or not, July is only a week and a half away. You may be gearing up for fireworks on the 4th, but as we are cannabis consumers, did you know 4/20 isn’t the only stoner holiday? Rejoice! This July stoner holiday has become very popular over recent years in Colorado. While maybe not as well known as the mother of cannabis holidays, 7/10 is a relatively recently established day in which cannabis concentrates are celebrated. But what is 710?

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The Code: 710

As I’m sure you are aware, 420 is the key code for establishing whether something is marijuana-related and the day in April on which to celebrate. Along with that comes the phrase "420 friendly" which describes whether an event, business, or household is accepting of marijuana-related activities. It helped to link like-minded pot-smoking people together.

In the years of legalization, a different three numbered code has emerged among the marijuana culture. 710 has become the term used to define marijuana concentrates (wax, shatter, etc.) and thus the celebratory day in which to dab down good and heavy. 

710 was chosen because when flipped around, 710 spells “OIL”. OIL is a term that has become synonymous with cannabis concentrates. Cannabis concentrates or “oil” is found in products such as wax, shatter, or live resin and when all put together with the specific smoking method creates dabbing. Like 420 friendly, if someone is 710 friendly they are perfectly fine with marijuana concentrates being around.

How Was 7/10 Started?

The popularity of cannabis oils has only appeared in recent years. Like most things in cannabis culture, some rumors, much like with the code “420”, extend back to the Grateful Dead in their heyday. But being only rumors, whoever coined the term 710 in relation to concentrates is a mystery though the code is widely used. Most likely, the code 710 only started to appear in the last decade. It has been said that the first 710 celebrations took place in 2012 when a group of oil enthusiasts pushed concentrates to the mainstream limelight.

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It’s 7:10 on 7/10, What Will You Need To Celebrate?

A proper 7/10 will have you smoking your favorite concentrates on July 10, optimally at 7:10 a.m. or 7:10 p.m. Traditional “dabs” or pinhead size portions of concentrates, such as wax or shatter, are normally consumed by the use of a rig (small concentrate bong). You are also going to want a dab tool to pick up your concentrate with a torch to cause combustion. If you’re extra fancy, you can also attach an e-nail for consecutive hits without constant relighting.

Vape pens and other portable dab vapes have become incredibly popular in the past couple of years. They have made dabbing even easier for you to consume your favorite concentrates. Current vaporizers and portables allow you to heat your concentrate to an idle temperature making the devices very refined. Temperature control allows you to have complete control of the flavor and smoke production during your sesh.

710 Product Guide

Cannabis concentrates are products that contain much of the plant itself and appear in an assortment of ways. The naming of specific cannabis extracts can be a bit confusing to understand at first so let’s look at some concentrates.

Wax

A soft concentrate that can look many different ways in terms of color, texture, smell, and looks. It comes in varieties known as crumble, badder, budder, and honeycomb.

Shatter

A harder concentrate, shatter is named based on its likeness to glass. Shatter is a hard, fragile amber-colored, and translucent substance. Shatter also has a variety known as pull-n-snap. This is a softer concentrate texture making it easier to break up for smoking.

Live Resin

This delicious concentrate is widely known as the highest quality of marijuana extracts. Live resin is created by extracting plant materials process the marijuana plant has been cured/dried. With the process of live resin, the concentrate maintains its fullest terpene profiles. Another iteration is known as "sauce. This consistency has a more watery texture which drowns in rich flavor.

710 concentrates

As marijuana legalization spreads its way across America, the code term, 710, continues to gain traction as the years go by. 7/10 is a way to celebrate marijuana’s “OIL” with products like wax, shatter,  hash oil, and live resin. Concentrates such as these can be found as high in percentage as 90% THC.

Never underestimate the power of concentrates, not all marijuana products are equal; with differences in consistency, effects, and texture. 

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Best Weed Strains for Summer

Posted by CANNASaver on Wednesday, 02 June 2021 in Canna Blog - Latest News

As you're smoking and jamming to your favorite Sublime song thinking how much easier living in the summertime really can be, you remember, it’s officially summertime. 

Longer days spent in brilliant sunlight either by the pool, hanging out with friends, adventuring, or of course smoking our favorite buds.

With this thought in mind in your incredible marijuana daze,  you begin to ponder which strains could bring out the grand design of amazing summer vibes.

With a focus on high THC strains, our summertime list needs to balance a line between calm relaxation and energetic happiness.

With a focus on high THC strains, our marijuana strains will reflect everyone’s favorite season. Roll up a joint of one of our best weed strains for summer.

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Best Weed Strains for Summer

In Colorado, we take summer very seriously. Whether it's going to music festivals,  camping, fishing, biking, or just overall adventuring, Coloradans make the most out of summer.

But, what would summer be without some relaxation? Let’s look at what makes up the best weed strain for summer.

Green Crack

Don’t let the name fool you – this sativa is 100% energizing marijuana without any trace of crack. You will not become a Dave Chappel skit. Whew!

Green Crack is the absolute definition of summertime memories with effects of pure energy and focus.

This marijuana strain is a super surge of cerebral effects and sharpened grandmaster auras. The strain maintains mouth-watering fruity/mango flavors and smells potent enough to blast you into space.

Green Crack is a great daytime strain helping fight fatigue and stress. Green Crack is extremely appealing to those attempting to be productive and introduce themselves to the Summer.

Jilly Bean

Looking for a strain with a little sweetness and spice? Of course, you are, it’s the essence of summer!

That said, I’d like to introduce you to Jilly Bean. Ms. Bean, this is everyone. 

Jilly Bean puts off pleasant citrusy orange and grapefruit scent which will chauffeur you to a vast field of summertime greenery. For your enjoyment, the wonderful citrus/orange/grapefruit aroma also translates into the flavor of the strain.

The taste has been compared to the fruity drink Tang, which the astronauts drink after all. Think about it.

Consumers have said that Jilly Bean hits almost immediately and delivers a productive/energetic high without becoming too speedy and paranoia-inducing.

Perfect for lake day with friends, Jilly Bean is a delicious strain known for causing laughter fits and boosting one’s confidence.

You’ve been warned. 

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Maui Wowie

Ah yes, a true summertime classic. Like a fruity cocktail, Mauie Wowie swipes the senses with tropical flavors and mellow island vibes. 

Maui Wowie originates from Hawaii.

This strain typically reaches the 20% THC range.

The strain dispels stress with a high energy euphoria. Flavors from the Maui Wowie strain invite a sweetness with flavor profiles of berry and citrus.

Summertime shines in this strain with the ability to induce giggles, blasting with euphoria, and leave you oh, so relaxed. 

So, if you plan to be chilling by a pool on a hot summer day or want to feel like you are, Maui Wowie sends you straight into absolute paradise, basking in the summertime sun.  

Mimosa

Like Brunch on a Sunday, Mimosa has the ability to transport you off to summer land. Being a cross of Purple Punch and Clementine Kush, Mimosa is perfectly delicious, uplifting, and calming. A real treat for a summertime high.

Mimosa clocks in around 23% THC. The strains reek of citrus flavor and tropical smells.

Mimosa, like its namesake, will leave you as energized and giggly as ever. 

Mimosa is also known to be arousing probably due to its extremely uplifting feeling of euphoria. 

Mimosa is the perfect way to start your summer morning and keeps kicking butt well into the evening.

Pineapple Express

Pineapple Express is the epitome of summertime feels because, in the most simple of terms, the strain will just make your day better.

As Saul from the movie, Pineapple Express (2008) once said, “It’s hands down the dopest dope I’ve ever smoked.” Who couldn’t use a little of that?

With the success of the film, Pineapple Express became an extremely popular strain. Pineapple Express is a crossbreed of Hawaiian and Trainwreck strains.

Pineapple Express is shrouded in fresh smells of apples or mangoes. Pineapple Express gifts you with a long-lasting, energetic high while supplying your senses with absolute freedom. 

Whether it’s the morning, afternoon, or evening; Pineapple Express is the anytime-of-day kind of bud.

With effects like creativity, alertness, and euphoria; this strain thrusts you into summertime.

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OG Kush

The Strain, the myth, the legend: OG Kush is anyone’s summertime treat.

This strain is a legendary cross of Chemdawg, Lemon Thai, and Hindu Kush. A great mixture of awesome strains.

OG Kush is a dominantly indica strain. This strain has high potencies without leaving you feeling too high.

OG Kush blairs with earthy aromas and a citrusy/fruity pine taste. OG Kush is a perfect end-of-the-day kind of bud, resulting in calming relaxation for your body.

Sour Diesel

Sour Diesel is the perfect pairing for a summertime afternoon. Sour diesel is a long-lasting strain that will leave you stress-free and relieve pain.

Being a 90% sativa dominant strain, the high which you can expect from Sour D includes access to hallways of creativity.

This strain is typically pretty high in THC being between 20-25%. Sour Diesel is rich with citrus flavor and robust gassy smells.

The strain is known to help anxiety, depression, and fatigue; arguably summer incarnate. 

Sour Diesel provides the absolutely perfect strain for all-day summertime bake seshs which will include plenty of creativity.

Strawberry Banana

Like a refreshing smoothie on a summer day, Strawberry Banana has the aroma of strawberry, banana, and various other fruits. The flavor follows behind with the amazing summer vibes often being compared to the taste of a fruit smoothie.

Strawberry Banana clocks in around 23% THC and is a cross between Banana Kush and Bubblegum. The strain is mainly indica rich in trichomes.

Strawberry Banana provides a dreamy headspace allowing for the senses to work full blast and creativity to flow. Strawberry Banana has even been known to even produce a small psychedelic experience.

Strawberry Banana is an amazing strain for those who value taste and overall experience.

Ahh, summertime livin'.

Skywalker OG

Ah yes, the force is strong with the summer. It’s in the wind, in the sky. The way of the Jedi suggests Skywalker OG for full master mode. High we will definitely get. 

Skywalker OG is a cross of Blue Dream and Pineapple Express.

The Strain ranges between 20-23% THC. Skywalker OG is a relaxing, pleasant, and clear thinking high.

The flavor profile consists of citrus and floral. The strain has the aroma of earthy and citrus scents. 

Skywalker OG leaves consumers in a happy/elevated state of being. 

Skywalker OG provides a sleepy kind of high which is great for beating the nighttime summer heat and allowing for an amazing night sleep to have endless adventures tomorrow.

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Arizona is one of the newer states to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, which is why we’re glad to announce that Cannasaver is now expanding into the Grand Canyon State! 

On November 3rd, 2020, voters helped pass Proposition 207, which legalizes recreational cannabis use for adults 21 and over.

This means adults in Arizona can purchase cannabis legally, even without a marijuana card. As an expected result, more and more recreational dispensaries are opening across the state.

To help our Arizonian friends find the best deals and dispensaries in the area, we’ve put together a list of our favorite dispensaries. And to top it off, we’ve included some deals and coupons redeemable at these locations.

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Here are our top picks for dispensaries in Phoenix and surrounding areas:

Best Dispensaries in Phoenix Area

  1. Debbie's Dispensary

    1. Spend $150 to get a free eighth of Jilly Bean, worth $60

    2. Five grams of Mohave shatter for $100, originally $150

  2. Health for Life

    1. Receive 20% off any purchase up to $100

    2. 5 for $70 Black Label 1G cured resin cartridges

    3. A special for first-time visitors: BOGO on MPX (Melting Point Extracts) products or Black Label products when you purchase an eighth

  3. Arizona Natural Concepts Phoenix

    1. Any 5 Grams Flower $50

    2. BOGO free Yummy Gummies with 100MG THC each

    3. Buy any two cartridges and get one free! 

  4. The Prime Leaf

    1. House prepacked eights are 2 for $65

    2. 40% off any PuraEarth products

    3. Buy one get one free on a variety of Uncle Herb's products

  5. Oasis Cannabis 

    1. 20% off your entire purchase

    2. Buy one gram and get another free of HAZE concentrates

    3. $20 off any ounce of flower

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Phoenix Weed Deals

Cannasaver has deals for all types of stoners, whether you’re looking for flower, extracts, edibles, or topicals - we’ve got a deal for you!

Another amazing feature on Cannasaver includes searching for deals based on your location. Those located in the Phoenix area can easily search the dispensaries around them, we also provide the exact distance from your location to your dispensary of choice. This feature will also allow you to see what other dispensaries are close to your exact location.

Here at Cannasaver, we strive to provide you with the best and newest deals in your area. We continue to partner with the best dispensaries in the area and make saving money easier than ever. Make sure you check out Cannasaver for new deals daily before heading out to your favourite Arizona dispensaries.

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Vaping Deals of the Day

Posted by CANNASaver on Wednesday, 21 April 2021 in Canna Blog - Latest News

Vaping cannabis has become an extremely popular way of consuming cannabis. Many stoners turn to vape because of its functionality, portability, and discretion. Vaping cannabis also eliminates the health impacts that traditional methods of smoking can have. 

Vapes are portable and therefore easy to carry around, meaning you don’t have to worry about keeping your grinder, papes, and lighter handy. Vaping cannabis is also known to produce less odor than smoking it from a bong or joint, allowing you to smoke in public without drawing unwanted attention to yourself.

The market for e-vaporizers keeps expanding and new products are coming out faster than we can blink. Along with that, innovative cannabis products are also emerging, allowing weed smokers to switch over to vaping. If you’re interested in scoping out some vape pens for weed, check out our list of some of our favorites that won’t break the bank. 

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Concentrates

Vapes made for concentrates rising in popularity. They are used in conjunction with concentrates such as wax, shatter, and budder. Here at Cannasaver, we have teamed up with some of the best Colorado dispensaries to offer you new and amazing vaping deals daily. Here are some of our best deals on concentrates: 

Twin Peaks Dispensary in Longmont is offering a gram of wax or shatter for $18!

1 gram of Viola Live Resin is on sale for 29.99 at Golden Meds. They are also offering West Edison Wax or Shatter for $10.85 per gram.

The Lodge Cannabis on High St offering White Moose Shatter 4g for $70 and $20 Champagne Wax and Shatter grams. 

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Vape ‘Carts’

The cannabis market is also seeing the rise of vape cartridges which are glass cartridges filled with cannabis oil. ‘Vape carts’ usually come in a gram or half-gram serving and usually have a higher THC to CBD ratio. However, CBD-dominant cartridges are becoming more available as more people hope to reap the full benefits of the marijuana plant.

Here is a preview of some amazing deals on vape cartridges available on Cannasaver right now, you can find these deals on our page by entering ‘vape’ on the website’s search bar or checking out our ‘Newest Deals’ page. 

La Bodega is offering Two 500mg Vape Cartridges for $30!

Trenchtown Cannabis Denver is offering BOGO 50% of all cartridges

All Golden Meds locations are offering Binske Live Resin 500mg Cartridges for $16.99.

High West Cannabis has a variety of deals on Open Reserve Cartridges. Check them out here!

AMCH Denver is offering this promo: Get 5 Fuehl 500mg Fruit carts for $79. 

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Vaping Deals at Cannasaver

Whether you prefer the traditional way of smoking or have fully converted to vaping, finding a good deal on weed and saving money is a great feeling for anyone!

At Cannasaver, our duty is to provide you with the best deals in one, easy-to-use interface. Vaping deals can be found throughout our website and you can expect new deals daily.

Make sure to check out Cannasaver by Cannapages before heading out to your local dispensary, chances are… we have a deal waiting for you!

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