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Your Wellness Guide to Cannabis

Welcome to Papa & Barkley’s blog, your new guide to all things cannabis. Consider us a knowledge center for cannabis, including topics such as: CBD, THC, tips on dosing, ways to stay healthy, and more.

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CANNABIS 101

New to cannabis? Our cannabis 101 posts highlight everything you need to know about canabis if you are approaching the plant for the first time. Learn about CBD, THC, the human Endocannabinoid system, how to identify quality cannabis products, and more.

What Are Terpenes?

By: Laine Hammer & Cyrus Sepahbodi   Have you ever wondered how your favorite cannabis strains get their wonderful, diverse aromas and flavors? Your favorite indica, sativa, or hybrid strain smells so good because of organic compounds called terpenes! We’re going to break down what terpenes are, some of the pleasant aromas you can find in various strains, and why natural
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Why Do Terpenes Matter?

By: Laine Hammer & Cyrus Sepahbodi   Everyone has a favorite scent, or a scent that brings about feelings of nostalgia, right? Personally, mine is the smell of old cannabis in a wooden box (it reminds me of my dad) and campfires (who doesn’t love a good night under the stars?). So, I guess I
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What is Hash?

By Cyrus Sepahbodi & Laine Hammer  While many cannabis enthusiasts have heard of “hash”, do we all really know what it is? To understand what hash is, we need to remember that the Cannabis plant has both a physical structure – the leaves, the stalk, the roots – and the actual essence of the plant itself
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CANNABIS FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT

People are turning to cannabis as a viable means to help fight their chronic pain. Learn about how cannabis, THC, and CBD can help with pain management.

4 Ways to Use Papa & Barkley Cannabis Topicals This Winter

By: Laine Hammer & Cyrus Sepahbodi While winter can be full of festivities and joy, it can also be hard on our bodies. Did you know a drop in barometric pressure can lead to aching joints? When a cold front moves in, the barometric pressure usually drops and there’s less pressure on our bodies from
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How to Relieve Stress with CBD & THC

By: Laine Hammer & Cyrus Sepahbodi What is Stress?  It’s an unfortunate fact that we’ve all experienced stress before. The most common cause of stress is work, but this physiological response can come from fear and uncertainty in many other aspects of our lives: relationships, the state of the world, or the everyday pressure we put
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CBD & THC Skincare for Sunburns & Mosquito Bites

By: Cyrus Sepahbodi & Laine Hammer Ah, summer. The time to revel in the joys of spending time outdoors. Whether your jam is lounging by the pool, swimming in the ocean, or taking yourself on a nice nature walk, soaking up the sun comes with its pros and cons. While the sun’s rays are a
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Papa & Barkley's cannabis skincare line in a bathroom cabinet.

Best Skincare Routine with Papa & Barkley Products

By: Laine Hammer & Cyrus Sepahbodi Our skin is our barrier. It faces the elements for us, so we need to protect it from extreme temperatures, the sun, dry air, pollution, and more. Taking care of our skin is important for everyone. Not only is it crucial to take care of your skin
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woman using papa & barkley cbd lotion

3 DIY CBD Face Masks for the Perfect Spa Day

By: Cyrus Sepahbodi & Laine Hammer   If you read our blog post 5 Steps for the Perfect DIY Home Spa Treatment With CBD and THC, you know we’re big fans of self-care. From foot soaks to a daily writing practice, there are so many ways to care for your mind and body. But for those days where you just
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THC and CBD can help with workout recovery, especially when paired with an active yoga practice.

How CBD & THC Can Enhance Your Yoga Practice

By: Laine Hammer & Cyrus Sepahbodi  We’re going to be honest, sometimes working out is a real pain – pun intended. But most of the time, we thank ourselves later because stretching it out with some yoga is the only way to recharge. Whether you practice yoga to stretch sore muscles, calm your mind and
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CANNABIS FOR WELLNESS & PERFORMANCE

Interested in raising your health and wellness every day? Read about how cannabis, and cannabis products, can help improve your health and wellness every day.

4 Ways to Use Papa & Barkley Cannabis Topicals This Winter

By: Laine Hammer & Cyrus Sepahbodi While winter can be full of festivities and joy, it can also be hard on our bodies. Did you know a drop in barometric pressure can lead to aching joints? When a cold front moves in, the barometric pressure usually drops and there’s less pressure on our bodies from
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Cannabis Chocolate Is the Wellness Ritual You’ve Been Looking For

By: Cyrus Sepahbodi & Laine Hammer It’s safe to say that chocolate is one of the more beloved sweet treats. You can find it in your favorite cakes, cookies, pastries, and confections, and more simply, in bar form. While it may not seem like it, chocolate can be a form of self-care and can
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Holiday Gift Guide 2020: Unwrap Bliss

By: Laine Hammer & Cyrus Sepahbodi  2020 is almost over, and it’s safe to say this year has been an interesting one. With everything that has happened this year, we’ve all been trying our best to keep our heads above water in the hopes of getting to the other side. At Papa & Barkley, we
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Papa & Barkley’s Natural Skincare Challenge

By: Laine Hammer & Cyrus Sepahbodi  Imagine being able to control how your skin ages. Well there’s good news: you can! It starts with taking care of your skin, which is more important than you think. Whether you’re in a hot, cold, or humid climate, your skin takes a beating, and it shows. Last month, many
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Self Care Is For Everyone

By: Laine Hammer & Cyrus Sepahbodi  What is Self Care?  In the last few years, the term “self care” has been hot on everyone’s lips – and for good reason! There’s been a lot going on in our world, which is making us turn inward and find ways to feel better and focus on our physical
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Papa & Barkley's cannabis skincare line in a bathroom cabinet.

Best Skincare Routine with Papa & Barkley Products

By: Laine Hammer & Cyrus Sepahbodi Our skin is our barrier. It faces the elements for us, so we need to protect it from extreme temperatures, the sun, dry air, pollution, and more. Taking care of our skin is important for everyone. Not only is it crucial to take care of your skin
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CANNABIS LIFESTYLE

Papa & Barkley’s mission is to unlock the power of cannabis to improve people’s lives. In line with that mission we hold numerous events, community outreach, and partner with large-scale events to educate and celebrate the plant every month. Read about our cannabis events.

What Does 420 Mean to Papa & Barkley?

COO Boris Shcharansky, Co-Founder and CPO Guy Rocourt, and Founder & CEO Adam Grossman By: Laine Hammer & Cyrus Sepahbodi 420 is a celebration of the hemp and cannabis plant and how far advocacy and activism has brought plant medicine in the last century. We celebrate 420 by honoring the hardworking people who came before, and the
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MJ Tours and Papa & Barkley Help Seniors Learn The Benefits of Cannabis

By Laine Hammer Do you want to introduce a curious or hesitant friend, relative, or grandparent to the wonderful world of cannabis? Well, if you’re a Southern California resident, now you can with MJ Tours. MJ Tours is a San Diego-based organization that provides creative cannabis experiences that focuses on educating the
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Levi’s GranFondo

Get an inside look at the Levi’s GranFondo through the eyes of Papa & Barkley’s very own Trade Marketing Director, Vat Tann. By: Vat Tann Over the weekend, I rode my very first Levi’s GranFondo in Santa Rosa.What exactly is a GranFondo you may ask? Originating in Italy in 1970,
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Hall of Flowers Sept 2019

Papa & Barkley debuted our newest product at Hall of Flowers season 3, which took place on September 18-19, 2019 at the Sonoma Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa, CA. Hall of Flowers is one of the largest cannabis industry trade shows, bringing together leading brands, retailers, professionals and cannasseurs.  In addition
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Wanderlust Fest at Prospect Park, Brooklyn

09 September 2019 By: Sara Kern It was a crisp 8:30 AM in Prospect Park as this year’s Brooklyn-based Wanderlust Fest began. Wanderlust Festival is an all-out celebration of mindful living that brings together over 7000 yogis, meditation practitioners, and runners for a one-day festival featuring a triathlon on September
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Weedmaps Museum of Weed

Last week we had the opportunity to visit the Weed Maps Museum of Weed. The museum had numerous exhibits ranging from historical, advocacy, and educational. If you are an avid visitor of dispensaries, or have ever looked up the location to one, you may be familiar with the Weedmaps website
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CANNABIS COMPENDIUM

Our Cannabis Compendium can teach you everything you need to get started with cannabis whether you are interested in pain relief, sports recovery, the ECS, as well as convenient delivery methods and our process.

Cannabis Compendium

A WELLNESS HANDBOOK

In this guide you will learn:

  • Cannabis as Medicine
  • Your Endocannabinoid System (ECS)
  • Delivery Method
  • Our Process & Ingredients
  • And much more

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