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Here's where you'll find the latest news, information, thoughts, opinions and, in many cases, nonsense knocking around the heads of our NiMBiN Pot Shop budtenders, support staff and contributors.

We'll be adding tons of content as time goes by, so watch this space. Well, not literally. Just come back and check every once in a while. Don't just, you know, sit there, staring at this page. That's creepy.


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It’s another great week at your local shop for legal pot, and we’re going to talk about lighting up in Washington State without getting the fuzz on your a$$. Oh, Frabjous Day! December 2012 was a happy month for Washington state, because that’s when Initiative 502 passed, making recreational marijuana legal for anyone 21 and …

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We are your friendly neighborhood legal weed shop, and today we’re talking about tinctures! What is a tincture? Tinctures are liquid extracts of herbs, meant to be ingested orally. They’re normally made by dissolving active components of herbs in alcohol. Soaking your marijuana in alcohol leaches the THC away from the plant matter, leaving a …

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Great video by our friends at Craft Elixirs. We think vapes are awesome, but occasionally they need a little love to keep delivering top performance. Here’s how to fix a clogged or jammed vape: Vape Troubleshooting from Craft Elixirs on Vimeo.

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Who doesn’t love edibles? They can be sweet or savory, eaten warm or cool, and provide a way different experience than smoking does. They all have one common ingredient: cannabutter. This is the magic ingredient that turns regular food into *special* food. The following guide will walk you through the process of making your own …

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Howdy y’all! We are your friendly local weed shop, and today we’re talking about cool pocket-size vaping devices. As you know, vaping is smoother and probably healthier than smoking. If you’re curious about trying vaping for the first time, here are some great devices to try. There are a ton of discreet, portable options to choose from. …

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medical marijuana and prescription

There are two different legal systems for getting weed in Washington State. And they’re strictly separated. What’s up with that? How is legal weed different from its older, medical brother? 1. Fast, easy access. If you’re 21 years old or older, you can just walk in to a weed shop and buy some. It’s as …

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You’ve probably had times when you wanted to smoke, but it was best not to draw attention to yourself. Maybe out in public in a park or at a social gathering. These are great moments to enjoy marijuana edibles. They’re effective, and you can enjoy your buzz without alerting anyone around you. Now, you may …

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To vape, or not to vape? Smoking is definitely the “normal” way to consume marijuana. It’s also usually the first way people try it. Whether in a pipe, a joint, a bong or whatever, your first experience with weed probably involved smoking. But there’s a new marijuana method gaining rapid popularity: vaping. What is vaping? …

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New smokers are awesome. We love you guys. You’re excited that weed is now legal in Washington, and you’re interested in trying it—maybe for the first time, or after a long break.  But in this new legal-weed world, where do you start? First up, you are not alone. We talk to tons of curious first-time smokers each …

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Let’s face it: the first time for everything can be intimidating. It’s totally unfamiliar. There are probably norms you don’t know—traditions, expectations, even rules. Breaking into weed culture can feel intimidating too, but it doesn’t have to be. The unofficial rules of stoner etiquette are all pretty common sense. No Peer Pressure If you ask …

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