Now that it’s fully legal here in California, cannabis is no longer trapped in the dazed and confused stereotypes of yesteryear. Today, marijuana is medicine, and a superior form of it at that, with few long-term side effects and an array of highly specialized products to meet the needs of its diverse consumers.
Online cannabis communities like HelloMD make finding the right product for you easy, whether you’re a Menlo Park mom taking cannabis-infused mints to ease chronic pain or an Oakland-based tech bro using a vape pen to calm your nerves before a big work presentation. Thanks to its informational blog, digital doctors and online store selling a variety of cannabis products, HelloMD is a prime destination for smart cannabis use.
But we get it: Outdated stigmas can be tough to shake—and confusing vocabulary doesn’t help. Curious about marijuana but feel out of the loop? Let’s start with the basics.