Bhang's Origins and Bright Future in Canada
October 19, 2019
Bhang is one of the first known formulations of edible cannabis in contemporary history. Its roots can be traced back to 2,000 B.C. where it was consumed during festivals and celebrations in India. In North America, Bhang is associated with cannabis, but it’s more synonymous with award-winning chocolate and edible products. In Canada, Bhang's future is aligned with Indiva, one of London, Ontario's Licensed Producers (LPs).
Artist Highlight | Brock Springstead
September 17, 2019
What do cannabis and art have in common? Diversity! Brock Springstead is an emerging London, Ontario talent and the second Artist Highlight to be featured at Central Cannabis. Equally critical and open-minded, Brock shares how cannabis use is connected to his creative process and declares his Top 5 Public Art Installations in London, Ontario. His work will be featured in the Fall Hybrid Social programming, and on display at Central Cannabis from September 1 - November 30, 2019.
Terpenes | Cannabis Scents & Sensibilities
August 29, 2019
Terpenes are the aromatic oils responsible for the unique scents and flavours of all plants. Over 100 distinct terpenes have been identified in cannabis, and each strain has a unique aromatic and flavour profile. Some people support "The Entourage Theory" and theorize that terpenes play an integral role in the effects of cannabis, working synergistically with cannabinoids such as THC and CBD. Explore how and why you should explore these six common cannabis terpenes.
Landrace Strain Origins | Mapping the Roots of Today's Cannabis
August 28, 2019
Have you ever wondered where today's cannabis originated? What’s the deal with all the “Kush” and “Hazes?” Just like the story of mankind, all of today’s cannabis can be traced back to a few original cannabis plant types known as landrace strains. What exactly is a landrace strain and how does this differ from most of the cannabis available today? Central Cannabis helps to map the roots of today's cannabis genetics.