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Cannabis & Chocolate: A Perfect Pair!

Cannabis & Chocolate: A Perfect Pair!

Anandamide, has been labeled the “bliss molecule.” It is responsible for giving us that euphoric, happy feeling when we consume cannabis and chocolate together. Anandamide comes from the Sanskrit word “Ananda” meaning bliss and “mide” meaning chemical. Our brain produces that very same chemical, much like how cannabinoids are produced by the cannabis plant. And […]

Cannabis Storage: Simple Tips to Keep Your Medicine Fresh


Whether we’re enjoying the summer or winter months here in Maine, keeping your cannabis fresh is key to getting the most out of your medicine. This blog post will provide tips on storing your cannabis products to preserve its taste, aroma and potency. Invest in a quality storage device The best choice? Storage containers with […]

DECARBOXYLATION 101: A Guide to More Effective Medicine


Why is decarboxylation so important in making edibles? Decarboxylation or “decarbing” your flower or kief is a critical step in producing the most potent medicine. Decarbing your marijuana (yes, it can even happen in your own oven) is the best way to ensure you get the most out of your cannabis. Though it has some […]

Let’s Get Cooking With Cannabis


Have you ever wanted to experiment with cannabis in the kitchen but haven’t known where to start? Here’s an opportunity you won’t want to miss! The Wellness Connection is now offering a free Cooking With Cannabis class on September 13 at 5 p.m. at our Gardiner location, that will teach you the basics you’ll need […]

Cannabis & Chocolate for Well-Being & Health

Most of us agree both cannabis and chocolate can improve mood and brighten a day. What else do they have in common? Turns out quite a lot! Cannabis and chocolate both contain anti-inflammatory, calmative, antioxidant, and cell-strengthening compounds! Why cannabis & chocolate are a perfect pair Chocolate contains a compound called anandamide, which is also […]

Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries

Make Your Own Cannabis-Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries

Make Your Own Cannabis-Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries Want to surprise your sweetheart with heavenly homemade cannabis-chocolate-dipped strawberries? Here’s our special recipe:  Ingredients: 16 ounces good quality dark or milk chocolate, whichever you prefer 2 tablespoons infused medi-butter Water for double boiler             Instructions: Wash and dry the strawberries, leaving the stem and […]

8 Tips for Dosing and Enjoying Edibles

8 Tips for Dosing and Enjoying Edibles

An increasing number of medical cannabis patients choose edibles—cannabis-infused products—as their medicine of choice. To meet patient needs, the edible cannabis selection is growing. Medical cannabis is now infused in peanut butter, honey, teas, drinks, candy, cookies and more. While there’s truth in the old song that says, “A spoonful of sugar makes the medicine […]

Cannabis & Chocolate: A Blissful Pairing

Cannabis & Chocolate - A Blissful Pairing - Wellness Connection

Cannabis & Chocolate Cannabis and chocolate are so linked in the public mind that often, the only icebreaker we need at a conference is to put a plate of (non-medicated) brownies on the table, to elicit gales of giggles and jokes. Turns out, there’s good reason for this common pairing. Both the cocoa and cannabis […]

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