Wake N’ Break

With legalization upon us, who better to help you weed through the deluge of cannabis information than the Wake and Break team at Herb. This show takes a look at cannabis news and cutting edge information coming out of this unprecedented cultural shift. For anyone with a passing interest in Cannabis to the most seasoned of stoners, Wake and Break is mandatory viewing. News for Potheads by Potheads.
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Episode #1

Can Cannabis Go Stale?

Can your Cannabis go bad? Technically, no but it is possible for it to go stale. Properly cured cannabis stored correctly can be smoked years after it was grown without fears of it being dangerous...

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Episode #2

Cross Fade

Crossfading is term that means mixing weed and alcohol. When you smoke and drink they affect one another, and that effect generally depends on which one you do first.

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Episode #3

How Your Body Interacts With Topicals

Topicals are weed-infused lotions or oils that you rub onto your skin. The goal is to harness some of the nourishing aspects of pot without the psychoactive stuff. So you can apply it before a...

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Episode #4

Ice Bongs

Bongs are engineered to make big hits feel smooth. But if you’re in search of something even smoother, then ask your parents about an Ice Bong.

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Episode #5

Careers In Cannabis

Cannabis is a growing industry. Some call it the green rush. Even if you don’t like wordplay, there are jobs to be had. If you want weed to be your passion, and your profession, you’re in luck.

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Episode #6

DNA Fingerprinting

What do they want to spray on our weed? At a 2018 conference new technology was introduced that would allow companies to spray cannabis with a genetic barcode and thus, trace cannabis through the...

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Episode #7

Educational Opportunities in Cannabis

There are college and university courses popping up in states where weed has been legalized, including a "Business of Marijuana" course at the University of Denver.

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Episode #8

Why Are People Becoming Allergic to Cannabis?

Can you become allergic to cannabis? Some doctors have argued that you can while others claim that it's simply "neem oil poising" caused by organic pesticides.

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Episode #9

Quads and Mids

Not all cannabis is grown equally. Cannabis enthusiasts have devised three categories: Quads, Mids, and Shwag.

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Episode #10

Cannabis Yields

When you’re growing cannabis, it’s hard not to think about all the free weed you’re gonna have. It’s called a yield, and it depends on a plant’s genetics, environment, and how it’s treated.

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Episode #11

Temperature Kills Terpenes

Cannabis is an extremely complex plant. And the temperature at which you burn it has a significant impact on its effects.

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Episode #12

Is the Government Destroying Cannabis

When weed is seized at a federal level, there’s usually a lot of it. So it’s taken to an EPA-approved incinerator and burned up.

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Episode #13

Mailing Cannabis

Christmas is coming, so everyone’s getting ready to mail their grandparents a bunch of weed. And since pot is legalized in 10 states and decriminalized in 13 others, who’s gonna find out? The...

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Episode #14

Flying With Cannabis

As states in the US continue to legalize cannabis, ‘Can I fly with weed?’ is an important question. The answer is... no.

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Episode #15

It's All About The Terpenes

Sure, THC and CBD percentages are important but people that know cannabis will tell you it is all about the terpenes!

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Episode #16

THC % Is On The Rise

In 1976 the strongest weed had a THC potency of less than 1%. In 2003 it was less than 10%. Now the strongest bud on the market is over 30% THC. What’ll it be in 30 years? Use your favourite home...

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Episode #17

Why Do You Get The Munchies?

The munchies are real. When you smoke weed, eating is great. Food taste good, it’s hard to get full, and everything seems appetizing.

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Episode #18

Percolators Give You Smoother Hits

In the early 1800’s a man named Count Rumford invented the percolating coffee pot. Now, over 200 year later, you can use a percolator to smoke pot.

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Episode #19

Smoking Vs. Edibles

Smoking weed and eating an edible are two ways to get THC out of your cannabis and into your brain. They’re the same, but different...

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Episode #20

Does CBD Without THC Actually Do Anything?

Many Cannabis researchers are quick to point out that the benefits of CBD may actually require THC to allow the CBD to actually bind to your cannabinoid receptors. And that best way to gain all the...

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Episode #21

The History Behind Indica and Sativa

Are indica and sativa even real? Welcome to Wake N Break: all the cannabis news you can use. This episode we take a look at the idea that whole indica and sativa divide on which most people base...

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Episode #22

Roadside Drug Testing for Cannabis

Unlike the roadside testing for alcohol which has been in place for decades, when it comes to cannabis there's currently no way for police to accurately test how high is too high to drive.

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Episode #23

Cops Get High on Weed Brownies

Two Toronto police raid a downtown cannabis dispensary, eats some of the evidence and get too high.

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Episode #24

How to Know If Your Weed is Good

How do you tell if your weed is actually any good? For years cannabis growers have lived by the adage: if the ash isn't white something isn't right.

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Episode #25

Weed Is Being Grown In Outer Space

Cannabis is about to find itself in space for the first time thanks to the Kentucky based company, Space Tango. The company has two micro-laboratories installed on the International Space Station...

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Episode #26

Lobsters Get High Before Cooked

In order to give the lobster a kinder send off, chefs around the world have devised ways to sedate them. So when Charlotte Gill, the owner of Charlotte's Legendary Lobster Pound, was looking for a...

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Episode #27

If It's Organic Don't Panic

Many cannabis growers swear you can tell how well a cannabis plant was grown and cured by how light the ash is when it is smoked. But organic growers insist that a darker ash is just fine as long...

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Episode #28

Crossing The Border With Cannabis

Crossing the US/Canadian border just got a little more challenging. If you’re Canadian and admit that you smoke weed, work in the weed industry, or even invest in weed you could earn yourself a...

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Episode #29

The Corporate Side Of Cannabis

On the heels of legalization, several large beer and liquor companies started partnering and investing with licensed producers in Canada.