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Best Dispensary Deals in Denver for 7/17/16 – 7/24/16

Whether you're looking for good deals on recreational marijuana or medical marijuana in Denver, you're in luck this week, as many dispensaries are offering sales on flower ounces, concentrates, edibles, and more. Here are the best dispensary deals in Denver this week for both medical and recreational marijuana, marijuana edibles, wax, and shatter.

Best dispensaries in Denver for edibles

The best dispensaries in Denver for edibles this week are RiverRock North, RiverRock South, and Medicine Man Denver. RiverRock is offering 25% off on Dixie Elixirs chocolate bars at both their north and south locations, and they also have a coupon offering first-time customers 15% off their total purchase. These deals are good for both recreational and medical customers. RiverRock is open daily until 6:55 p.m. At Medicine Man Denver this week, recreational customers can get a 100 mg Bhang Fire Chocolate and a 10 mg Dutch Girl Caramel Waffle for only $20 out the door, tax included. Just print up the free coupons to score these deals.

Best Ounce Deals in Denver

The best-ounce deals in Denver this week are at Medicine Man Denver, Livwell, MMJ America, and Platte Valley Dispensary. Medicine Man Denver is offering recreational and medical single-strain ounces of any of their top-shelf strains for only $99 plus tax. Livwell has recreational ounces for $99, too, but only for select strains. Livwell Broadway has a 4.6-star rating. For medical customers, the best ounce deals in Denver right now are at Platte Valley Dispensary, which is offering medical ounces of select strains for $100 tax included to first visit medical patients and members.

Best Marijuana Deals in Denver – Less than an ounce

There are a few other weed deals worth noting this week if you're looking to buy less than a full ounce. The absolute cheapest price is the $15 eighth of recreational shake you can get at Livwell, with the deal from Medicine Man Denver –a $45 quarter—following at a close second. If you're a medical customer, MMJ America Golden Triangle is offering a special where medical patients can get 6.5 grams of flower for just $19.03, and receive this same price every day of the week if they choose MMJ America as their caregiver. Just be sure to get the marijuana coupons from CannaSaver to take advantage of all these specials.

Best Concentrate Deals in Denver

Medicine Man Denver has one of the best concentrate deals in Denver this week, with 3 grams of recreational wax or shatter for just $89 with coupon. MMJ America has a good deal for medical customers every Wednesday, where grams of wax are just $20 and grams of shatter are $25. If you're looking to stock up, they're also offering medical ounces of wax for $420, and recreational wax ounces for $550. Platte Valley Dispensary also has concentrate deals for both their medical and recreational customers alike. On Wednesdays and Saturdays, all concentrates are buy one, get one 50% off for all customers. If you do happen to be a medical marijuana patient, you can enjoy grams of concentrates for just $25 a pop for members or $30 each for non-members, or print the coupon and get member pricing on your first visit even if you're not a member.

New Specials Everyday

If you really want to save as much as possible on your marijuana, stay informed of the latest sales, deals, and trends by checking sites like CannaSaver and Cannapages. New dispensary deals and new marijuana coupons are added daily. If you don't want to spend all that time researching a weed bargain just subscribe to the CannaSaver newsletter or to the CannaBlog so you won't miss out on the best deals Denver dispensaries have to offer.

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Best Recreational Dispensary Deals in Denver for 7/17/16 – 7/24/16

Whether you're looking for good deals on recreational marijuana or medical marijuana in Denver, you're in luck this week, as many dispensaries are offering sales on flower ounces, concentrates, edibles, and more. Here are the best dispensary deals in Denver this week for both medical and recreational marijuana, marijuana edibles, wax, and shatter.

Best Recreational Dispensaries in Denver for Edibles

The best dispensaries in Denver for edibles this week are RiverRock North, RiverRock South, and Medicine Man Denver. RiverRock is offering 25% off on Dixie Elixirs chocolate bars at both their north and south locations, and they also have a coupon offering first-time customers 15% off their total purchase. These deals are good for both recreational and medical customers. RiverRock is open daily until 6:55 p.m. At Medicine Man Denver this week, recreational customers can get a 100 mg Bhang Fire Chocolate and a 10 mg Dutch Girl Caramel Waffle for only $20 out the door, tax included. Just print up the free coupons to score these deals.

Best Ounce Deals in Denver

The best-ounce deals in Denver this week are at Medicine Man Denver, Livwell, MMJ America, and Platte Valley Dispensary. Medicine Man Denver is offering recreational and medical single-strain ounces of any of their top-shelf strains for only $99 plus tax. Livwell has recreational ounces for $99, too, but only for select strains. For medical customers, the best ounce deals in Denver right now are at Platte Valley Dispensary, which is offering medical ounces of select strains for $100 tax included to first visit medical patients and members.

Best Marijuana Deals in Denver – Less than an ounce

There are a few other weed deals worth noting this week if you're looking to buy less than a full ounce. The absolute cheapest price is the $15 eighth of recreational shake you can get at Livwell, with the deal from Medicine Man Denver –a $45 quarter—following at a close second. If you're a medical customer, MMJ America Golden Triangle is offering a special where medical patients can get 6.5 grams of flower for just $19.03, and receive this same price every day of the week if they choose MMJ America as their caregiver. Just be sure to get the marijuana coupons from CannaSaver to take advantage of all these specials.

Best Concentrate Deals in Denver

Medicine Man Denver has one of the best concentrate deals in Denver this week, with 3 grams of recreational wax or shatters for just $89 with a coupon. MMJ America has a good deal for medical customers every Wednesday, where grams of wax are just $20 and grams of shatter are $25. If you're looking to stock up, they're also offering medical ounces of wax for $420, and recreational wax ounces for $550. Platte Valley Dispensary also has concentrate deals for both their medical and recreational customers alike. On Wednesdays and Saturdays, all concentrates are buy one, get one 50% off for all customers. If you do happen to be a medical marijuana patient, you can enjoy grams of concentrates for just $25 a pop for members or $30 each for non-members, or print the coupon and get member pricing on your first visit even if you're not a member.

New Dispensary Specials Everyday

If you really want to save as much as possible on your marijuana, stay informed of the latest weed specials, deals, and trends by checking sites like CannaSaver and Cannapages. New dispensary deals and new marijuana coupons are added daily. If you don't want to spend all that time researching a weed bargain just subscribe to the CannaSaver newsletter or to the CannaBlog so you won't miss out on the best deals Denver dispensaries have to offer.

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How Much Are Edibles

How Much Are Edibles

Posted by CANNASaver on Friday, 04 December 2020 in Canna Blog - Latest News

Cannabis is not all about smoke and fire, there are ways to make your next high smoke-free. Edibles come in many different flavors, shapes, and sizes and are a great, non-discreet way of consuming cannabis. But are they cost-effective? How much are edibles compared to other marijuana products?

A Guide to THC Edibles

Edibles are a widely available solution to engage with cannabis in a vapor-less form. Taste the wide-ranging culinary creations infused with cannabis and get a sense of the flavors you enjoy in everyday foods and snacks, that pair well with cannabinoids. 

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Types of Edibles

There are plenty of savory snacks to choose from, like: 

  • Cookies

  • Brownies

  • Tinctures

  • Dissolvable packets

  • Gummies

  • Hard candies

  • Chocolates

  • Teas

  • Sodas, and more.

How Much THC Are In Edibles?

Colorado State Regulations mandate that (recreational) edibles come packaged in no larger than 100 milligrams of THC doses with identifiable portions. The most common measurement is 10 mg in a bite. Most products will be portioned out or have a clear dosing schedule on the label. 

The exception is for tinctures and syrups which can run up to 1000 milligrams of THC in a bottle. These infused liquids will also have a measuring syringe so you can achieve the precise dosing you desire. Most single-serve drinks such as soda pops or lemonades are dosed at 10 milligrams of THC in a bottle.

What does it all mean though? What is the best bang for your buck? 

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The Most Cost-Effective Type of Edibles

Tinctures and syrups are the most potent and cost-effective way to ingest THC.

By volume, strength, and price, syrup, or tincture will be the strongest type of edible you can get! These are liquids infused with THC and CBD and have the highest concentrations. The flavors are pretty good and usually resemble a sweet concoction to help this medicine go down smoothly. The activation times range from 10 minutes to 30 minutes and the doses are measured by syringe or capful. 

You can find up to 1000 mg containers from between $45 to $70 dollars. A 100 mg syrup can be found for as low as $15!

Drinks contain the least THC with about 10 mg in a bottle but are convenient and great for lighter social flights. 

Typical Prices for Other Edibles

For the pan-baked experience, there is a plethora of brownies, cookies, bars, chocolates, and stroopwafels which are doled out in 100 mg containers are the tastiest and most versatile option. These baked goods go from $6 for a bar of single-serving chocolate to an average price of $22 for a full 100 mg package of multiple cookies or chocolates. These offerings have a sufficient amount of THC in the whole package to remind you of your aunt’s space cake, but ultimately you can decide how many bites until your preferred high. 

This article starts off with the lightest infusions and saves the heaviest hitters for last.

Your taste buds will dance when a Cannabis-Infused Cola splashes over your tongue. There are many flavors to choose from such as classic, orange kush, root beer, blue razz, and purple passion. These drinks are at the higher end of the scale as far as milligrams per dollar but are great for first-timers and social buzzes. These drinks cost around $8-$10. Drinks are usually portioned at 10 mg of THC content, which is the lower end of the spectrum. You can also find bagged teas infused with cannabis. There are also strictly CBD drinks with no psychoactive effect. Those are a little cheaper. Thursdays are a good day to quench your thirst and coupons range from 10% to 25% off. You can score some coupons from cannasaver.com at these links.

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Best Denver Dispensary Prices and Deals on Edibles

Pure Dispensary

Pure Dispensary is currently offering 25% OFF Thursday edibles, drinks, and more.

Green Heart Dispensary

Green Heart Dispensary is offering 10% OFF Thirsty Thursday Drinks. The most diverse range of offerings comes in the baked goods section. These products are portioned out by state law at 100 mg per container. The pricing ranges from $15 to gourmet delectables at $25. Due to the way some people metabolize THC, your body might be more affected by fat-containing cookies, the perfect amount of vegan chocolate, or you have a sweet tooth and enjoy gummies. Experiment and find out what works with your physiology in terms of activating your senses and quelling your hunger. The portions per morsel, piece, or bite are always listed on the container and usually are about 10 milligrams per piece.

The Lodge Dispensary

The Lodge has a great BOGO (Buy One Get One 50%) deal on edibles, this nets 25% off of two items. This is a great way to pick up a couple of different snacks. The 100 mg caramel stroopwafels are super tasty and potent! The lodge also has infused “forbidden fruits." These are dehydrated or freeze-dried fruit pieces infused with cannabis. That is nothing short of amazing and a fun snack for your next hike to the peak. The perfect way to stimulate your sense and make your own day or bring a smile to your significant other's face is CHOCOLATE! Make your day (and theirs) and pick up your favorite cacao-based treat. You can find almost any flavor of chocolates and truffles. From dark chocolate, with 68% cacao to milk chocolate or cookies and cream mixes all bases are covered. There are non-chocolate bars too such as key lime pie, banana pudding, apple pie, and more. These bars run about $20-$24 and their inspired flavors are remarkable and will have you craving for more! 

The Stone Dispensary

The Stone on the west side of Denver has $15 100 mg syrups. This is a phenomenal price per milligram.

Mary Jane's House Dispensary

Mary Jane's House has a BOGO (Buy One Get One for a Penny) deal on 100mg THC tinctures. This special rendition of rice crispy bars, aptly named Chaos Crispies, will fill your cravings and give you tidal waves of nostalgia, all while elevating you to the next level. With one of the best milligrams per dollar value, you can score a 100 mg pack for $13 at Mary Jane’s House, too.

AMCH Denver

If you have your medical card, you can find one of the best deals on 1000 mg Drip syrups for $45 at AMCH Denver

No matter your craving, CANNASAVER.COM will help you find the tastiest snacks, drinks, and “tincs” at the best prices.  Satiate your cravings and save your dollars with these coupons towards edibles and such.


 

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Best Edibles In Denver

Posted by CANNASaver on Friday, 26 March 2021 in Canna Blog

There are a few good reasons you’re probably looking for the best edibles in Denver. For whichever reason that is, we don’t blame you. Edibles are tasty, they’re a healthier way of getting high, they don’t smell like weed (as potent as bud), and they’re efficient

So, whether you’re only visiting Colorado for a small period of time, or you’re a local and just new to the edibles world, here are some of the best edibles and THC-infused beverages that Denver has to offer. Just remember to use marijuana edibles and beverages in moderation and follow recommended dosing instructions and guidelines, as they could take a while to kick in.

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Best Marijuana Edibles in Denver

Honestly, you can’t go wrong with almost any edible, and everyone has their own preference on taste, consistency, etc. That being said, there’s a reason you’ll find certain edibles at almost any dispensary in Denver (or Colorado, in general).

Wana (Brands)

Wana Brands is one of the better-known brands when it comes to edibles. In Colorado, they have a good variety of products, including:

  • Fast-acting gummies (4 varieties and flavors)

  • Quick tinctures (2 varieties, a 1:1 CBD/THC and a 10:1 CBD/THC)

  • Sour gummies (10 different varieties and flavors)

  • Tart candies (3 different varieties and flavors)

  • CBD-only gummies ( 12 different varieties and flavors)

What we love about these edibles is that they taste great, they have the traditional, sugar-sprinkled gummy, and they have a soft, tender consistency. You don’t have to bite down super hard and they’re almost always in stock, because of “high” demand (see what I did there?). You’re likely to find Wana almost everywhere.

Coda (Signature)

Okay, Coda is really starting to catch fire with how awesome their edibles (and tinctures, for that matter) are. Depending on what type of activity you’re looking to do, there is a tasty treat for you. They feature a few different edibles, like:

  • Truffles (made with South American cacao)

  • Gummies (7 different varieties and exotic flavors, like, lychee/cucumber, mango/chile lime, etc.)

  • Chocolate bars (7 different varieties and exotic flavors, like caramel/corn, snap pea/spice, coffee/doughnuts, etc.)

These edibles are vegan-friendly, gluten-free, and naturally and ethically sourced. They’re probably one of the most “exotic” edibles when it comes to taste and flavor. You also have a wide variety of mg THC you can choose from, from 5 mg to 25 mg per package. My mouth is watering just thinking of these edibles. 

Wyld

Wyld (Canna) is an edible company that comes from the Pacific Northwest, and really does a good job of representing everything we love about that area of the nation, in its packaging and product. Great branding, made for the active stoner and lifestyle, all-natural, real fruit, perfect for sharing, vibrant colors, ok, we’re done. They have really tasty products, like:

  • Gummies (7 different varieties and flavors)

  • (White) Chocolates (3 different varieties and flavors)

They may seem like any other edible company/product, but what sets them apart is the feeling you get when you eat them. Duh, it’s a high one, but it’s super clean. It feels natural. It feels subtle. It feels right. It feels….WYLD. My personal favorites are the Elderberry THC: CBN ones that have dark, midnight blue packaging. It’s like if you were tucked into bed, read your favorite bedtime story, and kissed on the cheek by your mom or something. Oh, and they are soft and they taste amazing. 

1906

1906 is changing the game when it comes to edibles, in the sense that there’s something for everyone, every sort of mood, every sort of variety. It’s in the ingredients that pair with the CBD/THC. Let us explain.

Need help with that essay? There’s an edible for that. Like, specifically. Need help going to sleep? Yep, one for that, too, with the help of corydalis (an herbal ingredient, used in Chinese medicine). Here’s what you can expect to find:

  • Genius - A pill-like edible, with herbal ingredients, caffeine, and THC that help you write like 12 pages for that paper due tomorrow at midnight.

  • Midnight - A chocolate edible, for when you’ve turned in that paper and now you wanna go “night night.”

  • Go - A chocolate edible blend, perfect for getting shit done, out and about, etc. A bit different from “Genius” kinda like that coffee blend you go for when you’re in this mode.

  • Love - Little chocolate candies that are perfect for feeling those sensual, love-enhancing vibes (no, it’s not going to work like Viagra).

  • Chill - A dark chocolate blend of herbal ingredients, CBD, THC, for that time after work, after a long day, to calm yourself (L-theanine, magnolia, etc)

  • Bliss - Going to a social event but not feeling social? This helps promote being bubbly and extroverted. They’re chocolate peanut butter cups with theobromine in them. Blissful.

Happy Chews

Happy Chews seriously are the closest thing I’ve ever gotten to a Starburst-like consistency and flavor. Almost identical, really, only with THC, so maybe actually better. There’s not a ton of variety in products, but they know what they’re doing and they do it right.

  • Taffy - Again, kinda like Starbursts (3 different flavors and varieties)

They’re so tasty, think of like a Laffy Taffy meets Starburst, but then you keep laughing ‘cuz you’re high now. Happy Chews. They come in 100 mg packages.

There are a few other edibles worth mentioning, like Ripple, Blue Kudu (now Curaleaf), Incredibles, and a few of these edible companies include beverages, too, to mix things up. Companies like Wana actually include “mocktails” you can make with tinctures and beverages they provide!

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Marijuana Beverages

Marijuana beverages aren't as popular or as well-known as the pot brownie or good ol’ fashioned bong rip, but they're delicious, different, and definitely one of the most unique offerings you'll find at our Denver dispensaries

Marijuana drinks also called cannabis beverages or THC-infused beverages, are cannabis-enhanced drinks that will get you high while quenching your thirst. 

Like other varieties of edibles, marijuana beverages are a great choice for marijuana tourists, as they don't smell and you can discreetly enjoy them just about anywhere. 

The variety of marijuana drinks is vast, so we've highlighted some of the best cannabis beverages that you'll definitely want to try when you travel to Denver, and don’t forget to check out the marijuana edibles deals on CannaSaver before you hit the dispensary. 

Marijuana beverages are one of those must-try 420 novelty items every Denver traveler on a marijuana tour should experience. 

There are many brands to choose from, and varieties range from sodas to teas to punches and even coffees.

CannaPunch

One of our favorite brands is CannaPunch, a non-carbonated cannabis-infused beverage that comes in refreshingly fruity flavors like Watermelon Nectar and Juicy Grape. 

The punch is made with organic ingredients and is 100% vegan, making it a good choice for the health-conscious Denver 420 traveler. 

CannaPunch also makes a product called Mota Energy Citrus Blast, a citrus-flavored, cannabis-infused, caffeine-enriched energy shot that will give you a heavy buzz without weighing you down. There’s also a popular flavor, Black Cherry Fusion, which you can find in our list of edibles.

Many edibles make you drowsy, and these energy shots are a good alternative if you want to get a good high and also stay awake to enjoy it. You can pick up some CannaPunch at many Denver dispensaries.

Dixie Elixirs

Another marijuana beverage line to try is Dixie Elixirs. They offer fruity, fun, THC-infused marijuana beverages in flavors such as Watermelon Cream, Sparkling Pomegranate, Sparkling Blueberry, Peach Iced Tea, and their limited edition Wild Berry Lemonade. Each bottle contains a total of 90 mg THC, with a 5 mg recommended serving size. Dixie Elixirs are great for marijuana tourists and Denver travelers from out of state who aren't experienced with THC-infused beverages. Each bottle features a dosing cap so you can easily measure out the recommended amount without having to do any guesswork. In addition to their fruity soda line, Dixie Elixirs also makes a beverage, especially for coffee-lovers. If you're looking for coffee in Denver and some cannabis to go with it, check out Dixie's Mint Coffee Lift. In addition to THC, coffee, and a touch of mint flavor, Mint Coffee Lift also contains Quercetin, Resveratrol, and D-Ribose, three ingredients reputed to help improve cellular metabolism. MMJ America offers 35% off Dixie Elixirs and all other marijuana beverages every Thursday.

Keef Cola

Colorado-based company Keef Cola makes a wide range of edibles, but it's their sodas that have made them famous among Colorado pot enthusiasts and Denver marijuana tourism travelers alike. Each soda contains 10 mg of THC, and the flavors are named for the cannabis strain with which they are made. 

Varieties include:

  • Blue Dream

  • Flo

  • Cherry Bomb

  • Orange Kush

  • Bubba Kush Root Beer

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Other Marijuana Edibles to Try

Marijuana beverages are but one of many marijuana edibles products you can find at recreational dispensaries in Denver. There are also chocolates, gummies, pastries, granolas, snack mixes, cookies, candies, mints, and more—and we're just scratching the surface here. We'll cover some of those other edibles in future blog posts, but to really see what all is out there, you'll just have to travel to Denver, visit our dispensaries, and see for yourself. 

You'll likely say what many marijuana tourism seekers say when they first step into a well-stocked recreational dispensary: “I feel like a kid in a candy store!” 

When you see the countless sparkling jars of beautiful buds and the plethora of candies, marijuana beverages, and other incredible edibles, you'll know exactly what they mean.
 

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Wax Edibles

Posted by CANNASaver on Friday, 16 July 2021 in Canna Blog

Homemade edibles have always been made the old-fashioned way - with marijuana flower or trim. The green tint and strong marijuana flavor in cannabis-infused butter are a result of this process.  But cannabis concentrates are the fastest-growing product sector on the cannabis market. Types of concentrates range from BHO to live resin. For some stoners, crafting an edible infusion is a right of passage – wax edibles.

Due to their large THC potency, cannabis concentrates are becoming a popular and effective ingredient in high-potency edibles.

Let’s get our heads in baking mode (pun intended) and look at what exactly wax edibles are.

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Let’s Concentrate on the Edibles

Edibles rarely make it into the cannabis concentrate conversation. Much like dabs, edibles provide a long-lasting, potent high depending on the dose. The biggest difference between dabs and edibles is the onset time. 

If smoked/vaped, your high will kick in almost instantly. However, eat an edible and your high may take up to two hours to even reveal itself. But, edibles offer a strong, unique marijuana experience. 

Though they have an onset time between 30-90 minutes (depending on your metabolism), these tasty treats can last anywhere from 6-8 hours. Compared to smoking/dabbing lasting between 1-3 hours.  Infused drinks are known to hit much faster between 20-30 minutes. 

It does not take much of an edible to get a desired high. With this, comes a bit of caution. Start with low doses and be patient. Overeating edibles can cause a bad time, especially in those new to cannabis.

When the edible begins to digest, THC forms into a different byproduct in the liver making a chemical 2.5x stronger than regular THC. This chemical is known as Delta-9 THC.

More Potent Edibles? Is That Even Possible?

In 2013, it was reported that cannabis wax contains 80 percent THC with effects so hallucinogenic that consumers have been sent to the hospital from just one dab of the stuff.

Though not too common, you can make edibles with your marijuana concentrates. You can use concentrates instead of cannabutter/oil. Make sure to "decarb" your cannabis concentrates before infusing them. Decarbing is huge for converting THCA into THC. After the decarbing process, THC has its psychoactive effects which we all know and love.

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Best Waxes For Edibles

Alright, if you're going to make wax edibles, here are some of the best concentrates to use for that.

Distillate

Known for its high potency and being decarboxylated, Distillate is the perfect flavorless and scentless concoction for a fat component of your chosen recipe.

RSO

Rick Simpson Oil (RSO) is great for edibles due to its ease of use. RSO requires no decarboxylation step and can be directly added to recipes. 

Sugar Wax

Any entourage-like benefits contained in cannabis oils are not typically present in distillate. More solid-like concentrates such as sauce, live resin, budder, and sugar wax have the potential to contain large amounts of THCA. Which becomes THC.

Concentrate On Your Menu

Most cannabis concentrates can be used to medicate your food, and the main variables of potency, flavor, perfume and viscosity can all be managed with relative ease.

For example, Rick Simpson Oil (RSO) is a full-spectrum extract which means it contains the botanical essence of the whole plant. CO2 and BHO extracts are mainly flavorless.

Certain cooking oils are more effective carriers for THC. For example, dairy fats are less stable than vegetable oil (like olive oil) and are less likely to melt in a way that ensures even dosing throughout. MCT oil is an excellent flavorless carrier but its low smoke point makes it less skillet-friendly than virgin coconut oil or canola. Examine your recipe to learn which oil or infusion method will be most effective.

Cooking With Wax

Alright, Chef...we know you can make some great banana pancakes, but when you introduce cannabis/concentrates to the kitchen, there are a few things to consider:

Decarboxylate Concentrates When Necessary

Before cooking, you’ll want to be sure that your concentrate is decarboxylated. This converts non-intoxicating THCA into the euphoric THC we all know and love.

Higher temperatures are more likely to eliminate valuable cannabinoids and other compounds, so decarbing low and slow is generally the best way to go.

To make cannabutter/oil
Warm butter up to around 200 degrees Fahrenheit and measure the temperature with a probe. Allowing the heat of the butter to heat up the wax, continue to stir until it is fully mixed. If the butter begins to harden too early, add warm water to the mix. Placing the bowl in the fridge, the butter and water will separate as the butter cools, making it easy to remove. 

Dosing

The main goal when consuming highly potent, wax edibles is to have as much fun as possible by taking things slow and low. Edibles are highly known to be difficult to dose.

Things to consider, some numbers for the scientists:

  • The weight of your concentrate (in grams)

  • The potency of the concentrate (% THC or CBD)

  • The number of servings the cooked dish yields (i.e. “makes a dozen cookies”)

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Benefits of Wax Edibles

It’s time to open your mind up to the potentials of weed — it’s more than just a joint or a bowl. 

  • Higher Potency
    Cannabis concentrates are typically incredibly high in cannabinoid levels. Reaching 90% THC and CBD. They also provide terpenes.

  • Reduced Herb Flavor
    Cannabis tends to have a bit of a grassy/earthy taste when used in edibles. Concentrates in edibles eliminate the issue by adding potency without plant material.

  • Healthiest Option For Your Lungs
    Eating cannabis or using tinctures is always going to be better for your lungs than smoking it is. The fact is, smoking anything creates combustion, and the combustion creates harmful toxins and carcinogens which we then inhale into our lungs. On top of that, 88 percent of the combusted smoke gases from marijuana don't even contain cannabinoids.

In the end, edibles are also a health-conscious way to get high, protecting your lungs from toxins and carcinogens found in smoke.

If you’re interested in your body’s overall health, chances are you are exploring the health benefits of CBD.

With the option to add CBD into your daily diet, you may find relief of pain and anxiety, allowing you to better concentrate on your day’s tasks. 

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I don't even know where to begin with this review. I am that in LOVE with this unit.

This is beyond "so easy a Squirrel can do it". Heck, even a Sloth could handle it just as easily too. The set up, processing and even the clean up is simple, fast and easy to do. No worries about finding the clean-up chore to be such an ordeal that your brain switches to procrastination mode.

Pros:

  • Easy to use - Temp and time presets is what I used for all of my tincture batches.
  • Clean up takes under 5 minutes.
  • Doesn't take up a lot of counter space.
  • Lots of color choices.
  • A ton of accessories you can buy to make edibles (which I did not purchase, yet)

Cons:

  • Leaks a little while infusing and when you release the reservoir to clean.
  • Marijuana smell is present, not as bad as it would be with other methods, but you can still smell it.
  • Nothing to compress all the oil out of the flower.

Levo 2 Oil Infuser - Used with Permission by LEVO

Why You NEED This Machine:

I think we can all agree, while smoking herb has a lot of benefits, it also has some health risks too. Especially if you are like me and have COPD. With smoking the relief is instant and strain-specific. This isn't the case with most edibles, tablets or tinctures you buy pre-made.

Frankly when I started thinking about what products I wanted to review, I really had my doubts about tinctures. I had tried tinctures from several of my dispensaries and the results were too unpredictable. So I gave up and switched to dry-herb vaping instead.

Honestly I almost lost hope at doing any edibles at all.

I knew one of the biggest problems with dispensary-purchased tinctures is that they weren't typically strain-specific. For whatever reason most of them tasted absolutely horrible as well. There also seemed to be differences in the amount of time it would take for the effects to kick in per batch, probably due to the non-specific strains used.

With the Levo you are in control of what strains you put in. For me, the only time I might make tinctures that are not strain specific would be when using the stock of kief that I've been carefully saving. Honestly, I'm torn on whether to use my kief this way, totally conflicted. I love combining my flower, concentrate and kief in my DaVinci stainless steel .3g pods when I need extra pain relief. It's my lazy Squirrel "moonrocks" (technically I guess I should call them "moonpods").

After trying strain-specific tinctures I am completely and totally sold on the idea of using tinctures over smoke.

In the last 3 days I have used my vaporizer only once. It was only because I needed immediate relief verses 10-20 minutes of waiting for a tincture to kick in.

Levo 2 Oil Infuser - Used with Permission by LEVO

In A Nutshell:

The Levo, IMHO is a must have for any cannabis user.  Having strain-specific tinctures is extremely beneficial since different strains treat different problems. Different strains also have different onset times. If a strain is a creeper when smoked, it will most likely be a creeper in a tincture as well.

You can use different oils depending on your taste preference. You can even use butter if you want to bake edibles instead of making just tinctures. Just make sure if you are making tinctures, you don't buy the wrong oil.

I sent my son, Thing 1 out to the store to get coconut oil and he came back with organic raw coconut oil, which was solid. It will turn liquid if stored above 76°. What you need to buy if making tinctures is fractionated coconut oil. I prefer this oil because it doesn't have much taste. Other oils people recommend (but I haven't tried yet) are sunflower and hemp oil.

Personally, I think hemp oil would make it taste more suitable for a goat--but that's just me--while Sunflower would probably add pleasant taste to the tinctures. A nice roasted flavor that might help mask the weed taste.

I would also suggest getting some flavor extracts and play with your tincture taste. Just remember this will change the strength of your tinctures just a tad depending on how much flavoring you add to your mix. Which I add after the infusion process.

Levo 2 - Automatic Oil Infuser - Used with Permission from LEVO

Tested Strains:

For this review I made two different tinctures. First I used Chocolatina because that is what our dispensary had in shake. Shake is cheaper than flower and I was afraid that I would honestly screw up my first batch. I also made sure to get a strain I wouldn't weep over screwing up. I am not a sativa lover so the fact the dispensary only had this strain available as shake was fine with me.

This strain is a bit of a creeper for me when I have smoked it in the past. It effected me the same way as a tincture too. Silly Squirrel here decided to take another dose instead of patiently waiting. Needless to say, it was an entertaining evening for all, well for me anyways.

Once I realized this made tinctures Squirrel-proof, I grabbed my beloved Pop Rocks strain and went to work. 3 hours later, liquid gold was ready for consuming.

Tincture Details:

I went ahead and procured some fractionated coconut oil. I also wanted my tinctures to be strong so I adjusted my recipe accordingly. The more oil you use the less THC in your dose.

I like doing batches of 5g. I believe the flower container can hold up to 10g. For 5g of flower I used 1/4 cup of Coconut oil.

First process is to decarb. You do not put your oil in the reservoir yet. This is a 30 minute process with an added 10 minute "preheat."

After you hear the beep, it's time to add the oil and switch to infuse. This is a 2-hour process. Keep a small bowl under the spout in case of oil leakage--which my unit had a little issue with. One 1/2 cup of oil (8 Tbsp) produces just over 6 Tbsp of tincture:

  • My Chocolatina at 25% THC produced a Tincture with 630mg of THC (1Tbsp ≈ 104mg)
  • 5g of Pop Rocks at 26% THC produced a Tincture with 655mg of THC. (1Tbsp ≈ 108mg)

To figure out your dosage you don't have to be good with math. All you need to do is download a wonderful app from Sugar Leaf Media called THC Calculator. This is available on Android and iPhone. I was honestly debating whether to share this app information or not. I really just wanted ya'll to assume that I am incredibly smart and good with math. But my conscience got the better of me.

Would I Change Anything:

Two things. I would add a weed press to squeeze all the oil out of the flower.

I had a hard time finding the hole to get the flexible reservoir "straw" inserted so the reservoir could snap into place. This though could honestly just be me getting old, IDK?

Let me end in saying this, the last 3 days my stomach has been the happiest, warmest tummy ever. I don't know if it's the combination of the coconut oil and THC that is helping to coat and soothe? But I have not had this level of stomach pain relief ever. 

The Levo Oil Cannabutter Machine, hands down, earns the very rare, very exceptional Wacky Racky seal of approval

*Photos used with permission by LEVO. Find more reviews at wackyracky.com

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