Is there any better sign that weed is going mainstream than the bountiful selection of marijuana-related apps? Yep, somewhere between Instagram and Seamless, you can now also keep a list of dispensaries in your area and endless information about specific cannabis strains, right on your phone.
Of course, this is thanks in large part to recent medical and recreational marijuana legislation. With that comes a newfound access to all kinds of information and a refreshing lack of judgment.
So thankfully, you don't have to feel so embarrassed when asking your budtender whatever dumb question comes to mind. But even if you're on-the-go or you don't live in a weed-legal state, you can still satisfy your curiosity from your phone.
And we're not just talking about the massive collections of Rasta-themed iPhone backgrounds, here. There are apps out there that can make your cannabis experience safer, more effective, and more enjoyable. Ahead, we've got five apps that marijuana users swear by. And that means newbies should probably check 'em out ASAP.
This month, we’re celebrating High January by leaving our stoner stereotypes behind. Instead, we’ll take long-time smokers and total newbies through the various complexities of the current cannabis world. It’s 2017 and we’re ready to blaze a new trail.
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