Cannabis Dispensary Etiquette: How to Navigate the Environment Like a Pro

For many people, visiting a cannabis dispensary is an unfamiliar experience and a very unique one at that. It’s unlike shopping at your average grocery or department store where merchandise is laid out in aisles for you to gather up and purchase at the register.  No, at a dispensary things are done much differently. The […]

CBD and THC Topicals: Your Path to Glowing Skin

Cannabis topicals encompasses a diverse array of products, from luxurious lotions to rejuvenating serums, hydrating moisturizers, and versatile oils. And, the list grows even longer due to the fact that both CBD and THC skincare products, or a combination of both, can be found at dispensaries.  In general, THC is a psychoactive compound that produces […]

How Cannabis is Regulated and Tested for Safety in Massachusetts

Cannabis is becoming decriminalized all across the country. In fact, as of 2023, 37 states, along with Washington D.C., have legalized the use of medical marijuana. And, a total of 19 states, plus D.C., have fully legalized marijuana–which covers recreational or “adult-use” as well. This number is also about to increase with the recent legalization […]

Tips for Cooking with Cannabis

When you visit a cannabis dispensary, there are a wide variety of edible options for you to choose from. Edibles are popular with both first-time and experienced consumers, but maybe you’re looking for a more unique experience. With a little research and some effort in the kitchen, you can make custom edibles. What to Know […]

The NBA Will No Longer Enforce Cannabis Testing for Players

As a psychoactive drug, cannabis is a substance which has been widely regulated in the United States–in the workplace, in educational settings, and even in professional sports. And, predefined consequences–including suspensions or dismissals on an extreme level–have historically ensued if marijuana drug tests come back positive.  But, as the legal landscape around cannabis continues to […]

 How to Store Marijuana Edibles Properly

When you visit a cannabis dispensary, there are a wide variety of product options for you to choose from. When it comes to cannabis edibles, there are several benefits that make it attractive to both first-time and experienced marijuana patients and consumers.  Research has found that consumers prefer marijuana edibles for a variety of reasons. […]

 Let’s Talk Topicals

From flowers to vapes to edibles, there is a product to suit everyone’s individual preferences and needs. But if you’re not interested in smoking or eating your cannabis, what other options are there? What if you’re looking for localized pain relief without a strong THC-related high? Read on to learn more about cannabis topicals and […]

Typical Marijuana Prices in Massachusetts

In Massachusetts, marijuana is legal for both medical and adult recreational use. When you go to a dispensary, like any other product you buy in a store, the price for marijuana products can vary. Different Factors Impact the Cost of Cannabis In 2023, marijuana prices in Massachusetts have greatly decreased over the past five years […]

How New Cannabis Strains Are Created

When you visit an UpTop dispensary, there is a wide variety of cannabis products to choose from. Products have differing levels of CBD and THC based on which cannabis strain they are derived from. But what exactly is a cannabis strain, and how are new strains created? Read on to learn more.  What are Cannabis […]

Best Marijuana Strains for Pain Management

As more states legalize medical marijuana usage, more people have turned to marijuana as a medical alternative to treat a variety of ailments. Research has shown that medical marijuana is commonly used to relieve anxiety and depression, help with insomnia, and to treat chronic pain.  Medical marijuana is often used to manage pain for multiple […]