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Cannabis Etiquette in Bangkok: A Beginner’s Guide

By TheSkunk | Jan 24, 2023

Thailand is the first Asian country to legalize marijuana for medicinal and industrial purposes. Thailand decriminalized cannabis on June 9, 2022. This means that consuming cannabis in food or smoking it inside one’s own home is legal. The legalization of cannabis has resulted in an increase in the number of cannabis dispensaries across the country,…

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Cannabis shops begging for reviews - Should you do it? So far visiting different dispensaries we have seen many different approaches to gaining reviews but I can't help but write about this since I have been so incredibly disappointed with how certain places are handling this. Let me go into below what I think are the things to bear in mind when it comes to reviewing dispensaries. Be Honest with your Cannabis reviews! This is such an integral part, don’t review the place based on the free joint they gave you for a 5 star review, this says nothing for the rest of the establishment and tells new users nothing bar you get a free joint with your (Good? Bad?) weed. I visited a large dispensary in Sukhumvit and checked online to see the facilities: Smoking room - check Knowledgeable budtenders - check High quality cannabis - check So when I arrive I expect a much better experience following seeing the reviews. I was promptly told I can not smoke at the establishment. What? They literally advertise on their social media that they have a smoking room. So there is strike one but we can live with that if they make up for it in other areas. However this was not the case, the budtender had zero knowledge on cannabis other than sativa, hybrid and indica. Once again I can usually live with this as I have the experience to inspect the weed myself but working at an establishment like this you should at least know your product and be able to come up with good recommendations. Onto the final thing - the weed quality. Questionable quality for 1000+ Baht per gram, old stale looking buds, tonnes of PGR and not even a whiff of terps in any of the jars - how disappointing. I buy the Sugar Cane at around 1000 baht and then I am directed to the cashier where I will pay. Cashier promptly tells me that if I review the place I'll get a free joint - well, if the quality of the rest of the cannabis is anything to go by, then this free joint is gonna taste like arse. Anyway, after her asking 3 times despite i said it's not really an honest review we made a review to see what the freebie was like that they were giving away. We opened the joint and it was half a gram of bush weed, personally if a customer is willing to drop 1000 THB + on cannabis then giving shitty weed for a review is bad practice especially since the rest of the experience was awful. Why giving an honest review helps other buyers Telling your true experience on how it was at the shop rather than being bribed into a positive review despite nothing else being on point. Here is a list of items to include in a review that will help future users with cannabis shops: Weed prices - This helps users see how much they are realistically looking at paying. Pictures of the buds - Gives potential new visitors a good idea of the quality of the cannabis they should expect here. Do they allow smoking? A lot of places advertise smoking rooms despite not allowing it (Usually due to local laws), highlight this. Some users prefer not to smoke out on the street and prefer a private area. Are the budtenders knowledgable or lazy? Are the staff welcoming apart from when asking for a review? Highlight this, as quality staff is a good reason for people to visit such spots. Do you have any experiences at establishments you would like us to share? Let us know at info@smokingskunk.com.

Cannabis shops begging for reviews – Should you do it?

By TheSkunk | Jan 2, 2023

So far visiting different dispensaries we have seen many different approaches to gaining reviews but I can’t help but write about this since I have been so incredibly disappointed with how certain places are handling this. Let me go into below what I think are the things to bear in mind when it comes to…

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Top 8 Cannabis dispensaries in Sukhumvit

By TheSkunk | Dec 21, 2022

This article was formed by our own opinion, our team has visited as many dispos as we could over the last 6 months since legalisation to see who truly can offer the best stuff. This is our review. As the cannabis industry continues to grow and expand, more people are looking to explore its potential…

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Growing Tips to Help improve the quality of your Cannabis Buds

By TheSkunk | Nov 16, 2022

TLDR Improve the quality of your Cannabis Buds Ever smoked some dank marijuana and pondered how on earth did they grow this? Fear not, Marijuana has been cultivated by humans for centuries, and the art of growing cannabis plants is one that can be easily mastered with a little bit of practice. If you are…

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What is PGR cannabis? Everything you need to know

By TheSkunk | Oct 25, 2022

While you may think people in the industry of Cannabis would not use harmful ingredients in their products, that isn’t actually true. It’s important to know that we understand that the last thing anyone wants in their weed is synthetic hormones. So, it might be in your best interest not to use PGR grown weed…

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Exploring Cannabinoids As Alternatives To Traditional Medicines

Exploring Cannabinoids As Alternatives To Traditional Medicines

By TheSkunk | Oct 24, 2022

With the ever-increasing integration of cannabis into mainstream culture and its growing legality, it’s becoming harder than ever to deny the topic of cannabis as a medicine. In today’s world, we tend to associate any discussion of psychedelics with hippies, stoners, or even conspiracy theorists. But that’s far from the truth when it comes to…

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Percolators - What they are and How Do They Help?

Percolators – What they are and How Do They Help?

By TheSkunk | Oct 8, 2022

You might be wondering what percolators are and if they can actually benefit you. A percolator is a device used to cool down the smoke in a bong or water pipe. By cooling the smoke, smokers are able to achieve a smoother hit with less coughing. Percolators come in all different shapes and sizes, and…

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can i smoke weed in thailand

Can I smoke Cannabis in Thailand? Do’s and Dont’s.

By TheSkunk | Sep 28, 2022

We’re all really happy! Thailand has just become the first country in Asia where marijuana can be legally grown, used, possessed, and sold for personal consumption. The path to legalising cannabis in Thailand has been long and controversial. In 2018, Thailand became the first Asian nation to approve the use of cannabis solely for medicinal…

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How to decarb your weed

How to decarb cannabis

By TheSkunk | Sep 28, 2022

What is decarboxylation? Decarboxylating converts inactive THC into active THC by heating the dried herb at low temperatures for up to eight hours. Cannabis plants contain THCA (tetrahydrocannabinolic acid), which won’t give you a buzz, but must be converted into THC (delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol) before you feel any effects. This conversion happens through heating, using a…

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