Product Review: Pre Rolled Cones 8-Packs

Cannabis, as we all know, can be consumed in a variety of methods. From vape pens, to edibles, topicals and tinctures; within the last year I have been exposed to a world of products that I had no idea existed so widely throughout what I’ve come to know as the competing cannabis scene consisting of LPs, ‘blackmarket’ dispensaries & MoMs (mail order marijuana) that exist throughout the whole of Canada in great numbers. The convenience of such a wide variety of cannabis products suddenly a click away at first was overwhelming, and felt too good to be true. I had my lab rat phase where I tried as many different types products as I could, seeing if any medicated my anxiety better than smoking & the instant relief that I knew it gave me. One thing I did have not-so-great experiences ordering in that phase was prerolls, and as someone who cannot roll worth a damn myself (even before I had my talons), the idea of prerolls is wonderful but between price point and quality I hadn’t really found a source for them I had been satisfied with.

After winning a contest that @PreRolledCones & @PreRolledBlasteroids put out, I received 2 delicious ‘Pre Rolled Blasteroids’, one indica & one sativa. Pre Rolled Blasteroids are pre-rolled joints containing AAAA cannabis, blasted with shatter & lightly coated in kief. They both smoked very well and had me quite impressed, so I checked out their page and saw their 8-packs of Pre Rolls and just jumped at the convenience and had to place an order. I ordered an Indica 8-pack of ‘Gorilla Glue’ Pre Rolls to try and a hybrid Pre Rolled Blasteroid. Very quickly Pre Rolled Cones contacted me to inform me they were out of ‘Gorilla Glue’. They instead offered me ‘Violator’ (which I was excited to try as I had never tried that strain) so I happily said yes. For the mix up they also super kindly offered me two extra blasteroids which was super kind; they went out of their way to make me more than happy immediately. Such great customer service!

When my package came in, I was surprised and disappointed to open it only to find but only 5 ‘Green Haired Freaks’ BlueBerry 40mg CBD Treats… which I definitely didn’t order (but were amazingly delicious)! I took a photo and immediately contacted Pre Rolled Cones and let them know of the mix-up. They immediately DM’d me back expressing apologies, but hey let’s be real, we are all only human and mix-ups and mistakes happen! I let them know it was no sweat, and they directed me to shoot them an email. Pre Rolled Cones got back to me immediately and rectified everything and beyond, by sending me not only my Indica 8-Pack of ‘Violator’ and my 3 Pre Rolled Blasteroids, but also a Hybrid 8-Pack of ‘Sunset Sherbet’, another strain I had yet to try, and a Sativa 8-Pack of ‘Green Crack’, one of my top ten favourite strains!img_20180723_144203_8751397007754719126484.jpgI was beyond satisfied with how things were handled and received my package very quickly! I really cannot say enough about their customer service; they went above and beyond to correct the issues! This is the biggest thing I worry about ordering anywhere as I have heard horror stories ordering cannabis online, but I can say for sure Pre Rolled Cones and their team will not let you down, even if there is issues you are in THE best hands! I’ve had order issues before with other companies, but none had been rectified in such a timely, generous and painless way! You guys are seriously the best, thank you for taking the utmost care of your customers and impressing the hell out of me!

Another thing I must gush about before we even get to what I thought of the product itself is the packaging of the Pre Rolled Cones 8-Packs, which I overall ABSOLUTELY adore! They are compact and classic looking, with a more vintage-style font adorning the packs. They are simple, to the point with gorgeous textured colour backgrounds based on whether the pack you are enjoying is sativa, hybrid or indica. Inside each pack, 8 joints are neatly sitting next to the other, the odd joints facing upwards while the even ones face downwards so that they fit perfectly and painlessly. Inside the packages are INTEGRA Boost 2-way Humidity Regulator and a card indicating when you should replace the packet, in order to maintain the cannabis quality within the joint.

When it came down to product review time, I had to immediately go to what I know, which is my top-ten favourite strain, ‘Green Crack’. You won’t find me ever saying I love many Sativas, but this is one that just has me feeling on cloud nine and functioning my very best. The joint was packed well and upon smell, I was hit with that familiar very sweet citrus smell with it’s pungent earthy undertones. I sparked her up, and she smoked so smooth and tasted almost as if I was drinking a divine cup of tea! Immediate calming effects washed over me along with a strong sense of euphoria! Immediately I was very medicated and reminded why I absolutely love this strain.

I always keep notes of start and finish time for product consumption but I was so well-medicated I simply forgot for this joint! I also generally like to keep interval notes (5 minutes, 10 minutes etc. depending on product) noting how I feel but with this strain I forgot to check in until 15 minutes after finishing my joint! At the 15 minute mark I noted being extremely smiley, euphoric, completely relaxed in terms of anxiety and energized. Next check in was 25 minutes in, where I noted I was experiencing a very heavy cerebral high; still very euphoric, smiley and noted feeling very creative (I did some idea doodles for enamel pins I would eventually like to get made!).

At about an hour mark, effects began to fade. At this point I felt very introspective; looking back now at my notes my cerebral high was still very strong, but the euphoria was what had faded for me as I was still very calm minded and motivated intellectually and creatively. Overall I noted I would choose this strain over most any day for daytime use, and this is coming from someone who tends to favour Indicas! I have smoked all my other pre-rolls but have ONE Green Crack Pre Roll saved (has since been consumed post-writing, pre-editing, RIP) because it’s my favourite and such a convenient treat! I will definitely buy an 8-pack or their 50-pack of ‘Green Crack’ Sativa Pre Rolled Cones!

The next day, I took a joint from the Hybrid 8-Pack of ‘Sunset Sherbet’ to spark up and take for a test! I had admittedly never tried Sunset Sherbet; in fact, being without dispensaries and having to order online, I have yet to try a lot of strains just due to being unsure of quality & how new strains will affect me. I tend to go back to strain’s I know are good as I have trouble convincing myself to leave my comfort zone for a new strain, UNLESS I’ve heard amazing things (if you have Purple Punch, HIT ME UP! #1 Strain I am in search of to try). The scent of the ‘Sunset Sherbet’ joint was mild; I noted it was almost perhaps like lilac with hints of citrus. This joint was a little loosely packed at the very end by the filter, so it went a little limp-ish on me, but nothing I’d really say was an issue! Out of 24 joints only about 3 were like this and it barely affected how they smoked.

 

Taste wise, the ‘Sunset Sherbet’ I noted instantly came on as a sweet, almost floral taste and left an earthy aftertaste. This strain wasn’t as heavy hitting as the ‘Green Crack’ and more subtle, though I definitely initially felt quite calm and generally happy. In 7 minutes the joint was gone and I noted feeling perfectly medicated & ready to get things done! 10 minutes later I still noted happiness; I was feeling very motivated and focused compared to how I felt prior to smoking. I noted, despite the good that I felt, that my physical anxiety symptoms were affecting me still, (tight chest, grinding teeth, abdominal tightness/pain, generally tense) which is why I stick with indicas a lot because they tend to give me the physical relief I seek from my anxiety disorders. However the motivation lasted throughout the hour, and I noted at the hour mark after consumption that I was a bit munchy!

Overall the ‘Sunset Sherbet’ was a wonderful, motivating and happiness-inducing strain, however it didn’t hold enough physical-relaxation power as a Hybrid strain for me (a quite seasoned smoker despite my age) to go back and purchase it as a daily-medication strain, however, it definitely is a good booster for motivation and would be ideal for daytime use when you need to get a lot done! I really loved the Hybrid packaging, probably the most out of all three; it just stands out more than the other two in terms of beauty packaging wise, reminding me of the ocean or something!

Finally, on day three, I tested a joint from the Indica 8-Pack of ‘Violator’, another strain I had yet to try, and as I am with all new strains, was internally jumping at the excitement like a child leaving the candy store with bags full of sweets. This was my absolute favourite smelling pack; as soon as you opened it, your nose was welcomed by the most potently sweet, fruity scent; almost reminded me of bergamot, which smells a little alike fruit loops (think earl gray tea). Honestly, these were the best smelling joints I had ever smelt; you just KNEW you were about to spark a super quality AAAA cannabis joint, no doubts AT ALL about these prerolls!

I sparked it up and had noted it had earthy toned flavours with sweet, herb-like undertones. I really loved the taste of ‘Violator’ as well; honestly, as much as I love ‘Green Crack’, scent and taste wise, this strain from Pre Rolled Cones already held the crown for it’s mouth-watering terpy-ness. Right away I was hit with a heavy-body high, along with a simple sense of happiness and relaxation. My physical anxiety symptoms were literally washed away, though ‘Violator’ was very heavy and had me quite couch-locked to the point I forgot to write how I felt afterwards because I was so stoned! ‘Violator’ is super amazing.

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So what do I think overall? I love Pre Rolled Cones! The 8-Packs are so convenient for the cannabis consumer (like me) who can’t roll but wants the convenience of being able to just pull out a joint anywhere, anytime! The compact size of the packs are perfect for any pocket and open with ease like a cigarette pack. They are just honestly the cutest Pre Roll pack I’ve seen so far in my cannabis journey and I love the idea that you could reuse them for your own joints (if you can roll)! They are packed properly and burn well (even better when you use SloRolls!) and honestly, they did not disappoint at all! I am more than satisfied, and my only complaint is that they didn’t last forever! LOL!

So go and check Pre Rolled Cones out on instagram and if you are interested in grabbing your own 8-Pack of Pre Rolls to try than check out their website! You won’t be sorry you did; between product quality and customer service you will definately be a returning customer, just like me now! Hope you enjoyed what feels like a super long review, thanks so much if you actually read through the entire thing! You are the real MVP.

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10 Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

Do you have a mama who works really hard and deserves to relax this Mother’s Day? With the holiday coming up this Sunday, I’ve made up a list of some great, unique gift ideas for all the super special moms out there! The ideas may seem more geared towards the ‘cannamom’ but they are not limited to those who use cannabis at all. Some of the listed gift ideas can help your everyday mother gain the relaxing, healing benefits of cannabis without any of the main psychoactive chemical THC, which causes the feeling of being ‘high’.

1. Infused Tea
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Who doesn’t enjoy a good cuppa? CBD infused teas, such as Budderweeds’ caffeine-free Eucalyptus and Mint tea, are great gift ideas for any mother who need a little extra help relaxing or getting to sleep at night. It comes with five 20mg CBD tea bags, each tea bag making two servings of tea for a total of 10 cups! CBD is one of the many different cannabis compounds found in the plant that has very important medical benefits such as relief from inflammation, pain, anxiety and insomnia. CBD is non-psychoactive, therefore having no negative side-effects such as feeling ‘high’ and lethargic; perfect for any tea-drinking mom.

2. Infused Bath Bombs

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Women have long since found one of the best places to unwind and find peace was while having a nice long, hot soak in the tub. Infused bath bombs like THC-infused @cannabombs and CBD infused Bath Bombs make great gifts for the mother-figure in your life, whether she enjoys cannabis or not. Why settle for Lush when you can get your mother a bath bomb that offers the relaxation she deserves!

3. Terpene CandlesWhite-Widow-Kush-CandlesWhat pairs great with a bath? Candles! They set the relaxing tone to a quiet, peaceful and unwinding soak. Kush Candles produces soy-wax and hemp seed-oil candles that are infused with organic terpenes. The above pictured White Widow candle offers both linalool, known most for it’s anti-anxiety and anti-depressive effects, and myrcene, known most for it’s pain relief and anti-inflammatory effects. Each candle represents a different strain, with different scents and terpenes to go with them! This is the ultimate gift pairing with an infused bath bomb, allowing mom to have the best spa day right at home!

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Do you have a mother who suffers from pain, inflammation, anxiety, tremors or any of these other ailments or symptoms? Tinctures are one of the best ways for anyone to medicate themselves, whether a cannabis user or not. Both CBD and THC tinctures are available from companies such as Discreetly Baked, which offer the ease of medicating by just dropping the tincture under the tongue. If you think your mother would love this, than don’t miss out on Budderweed’s Mother’s Day CBD sale, where you can scoop a 500mg CBD Discreetly Baked tincture for 30% off!

5. CBD Isolate

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Another great gift idea for any mom who may experience pain, anxiety, inflammation or any of the other symptoms and ailments that CBD helps with, is CBD isolate. Discreetly Baked offers 1 gram CBD isolate sourced from 100% organic non-GMO hemp, meaning its extracted from the male cannabis plant, containing no psychoactive chemicals whatsoever. The isolate can be put into food, drinks, added your mom’s favourite skin care products and even can be dabbed or added to a joint! If your mom isn’t a fan of tea, doesn’t feel comfortable taking a tincture or just has particular tastes, than this is for her. CBD isolate gives her the freedom to add CBD to any of her own favourite products without having to try something new!

6. Smoking Apparatuses

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If your mother enjoys smoking cannabis, then a beautiful smoking apparatus is a great gift idea to brighten up her daily smoke! My Bud Vase offers a gorgeous and unique spin on the bong, the above vase “Harmony” just an example of some of the beautiful pieces they have to offer. Crystal Pipes are also a very chic, hip and new thing right now and would be a great gift for any mother who has a more spiritual side. Gemstone pipes come in many different types of stone, from Rose Quartz to Labradorite; each stone holds different ‘energies’ and properties, so you can find a stone that best represents your mother to make this gift extra special!

7. Beauty Products

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With the use of CBD in women’s lives becoming more and more mainstream, we have begun to see even beauty products utilizing its benefits! KANA lavender sleep mask is one of such products, bringing together CBD and many other essential oils for a natural, luxurious product fit for any mother you want to spoil this Mother’s Day! Herb Essntls offers a wonderful sativa-seed oil based moisturizer, with no THC or CBD, for the everyday mother who may be wary of using CBD products.

8. Jewelry

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Many women enjoy dressing up in super chic jewelry, but this jewelry is a little different. If your mother enjoys a joint more than anything like mine does, the above golden triangle roach clip necklace would make the absolute perfect gift. With both beauty and function in mind, another perfect gift for the joint loving or smoking mother would be this smoke ring, allowing her to relax and light up in style!

9. Candy

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Who doesn’t like candy? For the hard working mom, retailers such as Budderweeds offer numerous edible candy options at different dosages so that it’s easy finding the perfect candy for mom. They offer microdosed candy such as the pictured sour cubes which contain 5mg THC per candy. For those with mothers who do not want the psychoactive effects of THC, they offer delicious CBD only candy as well, such as their CBD maple syrup leafs which only contain 10mg CBD per candy.

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What is a gift without a great card? For the cannamom, a Kush Kard is a must. With places to put buds, joints and blunts on these canna-cute cards, they are sure to make any toking momma’s day!

Hopefully this list has helped give you some great ideas for gifts to get for all the wonderful mother’s and mother figures in your lives whether they enjoy cannabis or not! Treat her right this year and give her something from the list to pamper herself with and I’m sure she will be thanking you!

Happy Mother’s Day 2018!

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4.20 Giveaway

THIS GIVEAWAY IS OVER. CONGRATS TO INSTAGRAM USER @MIKIJUANA!

As the national cannabis holiday 4.20 approaches, Budderweeds and I figured it would be a perfect time to give back to the Canadian cannabis community in celebration of my favourite holiday and the somewhat delayed launch of my blog! Who knew CSS/HTML could be so difficult! Up for grabs is 1 gram of Pink Kush Shatter, 1 gram Afghani Hash, 1 oz Gorilla Glue Nibs & 100mg bag of 10 sour raspberry colas, all from one of my favourite cannabis sources, Budderweeds.

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  1.  Must be 19 years or older and a Canadian resident with valid photo identification.
  2.  Must be following Budderweeds and myself on Instagram. (Alternatively, if you are not on instagram, subscribe to my blog below, take a screenshot with proof of subscription & email it to me for an entry!)
  3. Tag a friend in the instagram giveaway post AND tell them a reason you appreciate them. Only tag mutual friends, as if they are not following you back it will not count as an entry (I will be checking).
  4.  Bonus entry for reposting the giveaway post on instagram or in your instagram story.
  5.  Must have a public profile.

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