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Informative hemp articles, news and tips by Modern Apotheca’s team of hemp, CBD and THC specialists

Live Resin vs Live Rosin

Live Resin vs. Live Rosin

Learn more about live resin, live rosin, cannabis-derived terpenes, cannabis concentrates Many of the new products hitting our shelves include live resin or live rosin,

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cannabinoid blend

Cannabinoid Blends: Learn about the 6 of the most popular blends on the market.

If you’ve shopped at our store or any other reputable hemp dispensary, you may have noticed some products that contain more than just CBD or delta 8 THC. Hemp (Cannabis sativa L) has hundreds of different cannabinoids, each with their own unique effects and benefits. But, when certain cannabinoids are combined together, users can benefit even more from cannabis products. 

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How Long Does A THC High Last?

How Long Does a Delta-8 High Last?

But, one of the most common questions among new users is how long does the delta-8 high actually last? Well, that depends on a lot of different factors. Your preferred delivery method (vapes, edibles, etc.), your metabolism and brand quality are all major factors that determine the duration of your delta-8 buzz. 

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Meet HHC-O: The Newest Cannabinoid on the Block

HHC’s popularity has grown rapidly among our customer base for its uplifting, pain-relieving effects, contrasting the relaxing and sedative effects of delta 8. While HHC-O and its effects are still being researched, ideally it will have the same effects as HHC, but more potent. 

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THC Anxiety Attack

Does Delta-8 Cause Anxiety?

Anxiety affects over 40 million adults in the United States, making it one of the most common mental health issues in the country. For many, cannabis is a safer alternative to pharmaceutical anxiety medication. Many cannabis users take CBD and psychoactive cannabinoids like delta-8 or delta-9 THC to relieve their anxiety. But, delta-8 may not be the best anxiety reliever for everyone.

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THC-O or THC O Acetate

What is THC-O / THC O?

THC-O is short for THC-O Acetate. It is a synthetic, hemp-derived compound that is quickly gaining popularity in illegal cannabis states like North Carolina. Because it is still derived from hemp, THC-O is protected under the 2018 Federal Farm Bill. According to initial research, THC-O is supposedly three times stronger than Delta-9 THC.

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HHC or Hexahydrocannabinol

What is HHC (Hexahydrocannabinol)?

Just like delta-8 THC or CBD, HHC is a hemp-derived cannabinoid. However, it doesn’t occur in abundance in hemp plants like CBD. Its production involves adding hydrogen molecules to CBD or THC distillate.

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delta 8 topical

The Benefits of Delta 8 (Delta-8 THC) Topicals

Like CBD, delta 8 THC can be used in vaping, smoking, sublingual and edible form. But, what about topicals? Many cannabis users have seen the amazing anti-inflammatory properties of CBD and its assistance with sore muscles, arthritis pain and skin inflammation. As delta 8 continues to gain popularity across the country, can delta 8 topical products provide the same relief as CBD?

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What is HHC, THC O and Delta 6a10a: Know the Differences

What is HHC, THC-O and Delta 6a10a?…All three compounds are hemp-derived, just like Delta 8 THC or CBD, but they aren’t produced in the exact same way. If you want to learn more about these new compounds, keep an eye on our blog for more information on HHC, THC-O and Delta 6a10a. Come by our Raleigh storefront for an in-person consultation if you have any questions, or shop online to get your products delivered to your door. 

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What is CBG?


Like CBD, CBG is a non-intoxicating compound derived from hemp. Early studies on the compound show that it shares many of the same benefits as CBD, such as anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antioxidant properties.

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