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And no, we're not sold on that name yet.

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.


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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Getting into pot for the first time—or returning after a long break—can be intimidating. There’s nothing worse than feeling like the only newbie in the room. What if you don’t know the unofficial rules of smoker etiquette? What if you can’t inhale without coughing? Don’t worry—we’ve got you. There are simple ways to avoid the …

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Weed has changed since the old days. New smokers ask us a lot: isn’t weed a lot stronger than it was back in the 1960s and ‘70s? The answer is: yes. Studies indicate today’s marijuana is almost 20 percent more powerful than what the hippies smoked back in the ‘60s. But while it’s stronger, it’s also a …

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