Cannabis Education

Budtenders You Can Trust
Budtenders You Can Trust
How much do you rely on your budtender to guide your purchasing decisions? Studies show that over 90% of consumers purchase a specific product recommended by the budtender. So why do we put so much faith towards a budtender recommendation?Budtenders are often considered connoisseurs who have in-depth knowledge about cannabis and various cannabis pr
Weed and Music
Weed and Music
Many people know that a good song and marijuana can be a match made in heaven. Learn why that may be and about cannabis strains to try with different music genres to help you find some bliss.Also, we are sponsoring the upcoming Juneteenth Music Festival this month in Denver so keep reading to learn more!Cannabis and music go togetherWhether you are
Best Ways to Store Cannabis
Best Ways to Store Cannabis
Here are some tips on the best ways to store your cannabis flower, concentrates, and edibles so that they are fresh and last as long as you need them. Because who doesn’t love the best taste, smell, potency, and condition of your weed right up until it’s gone?Keep in mind that the best method for storing marijuana depends on how long you intend to
How to Be a Smart Weed Shopper
How to Be a Smart Weed Shopper
We’re all juggling multiple things every day, so here are a few tips on how to be a smart cannabis shopper so you can get all you want and need—and save some cash.Things to KnowIf you are a tourist or local visiting a dispensary for the first time (or if you just need a refresher), be sure to understand how much cannabis you can buy, as well as ans
Marijuana and Food Pairings
Marijuana and Food Pairings
Cannabis and food, as many know, go hand in hand. Besides just satisfying your munchies, matching aroma and flavor profiles can accentuate or complement the tastes and effects, creating exquisite experiences.Here are some recommended consumption methods, and ways to choose the best strains for cannabis and food pairing. So get to smelling, ordering
Why Microdose Cannabis?
Why Microdose Cannabis?
Using marijuana doesn’t always have to be about getting so stoned you can’t move. Microdosing is for those who want to reap the benefits of cannabis, and want to do so without compromising their ability to knock out their day like a boss. Below are the top five reasons why THC experts and newbies alike are consuming their cannabis by the microdose.
How to Get a Job in the Cannabis Industry
How to Get a Job in the Cannabis Industry
Are you interested in working in the cannabis industry and not sure where to start? We’re here to help! Read on to learn about the growing industry, cannabis job resources, and tips—including what knowledge and roles are in demand—to help you get involved in this exciting and expanding industry.And while it’s still a new industry, there’s one thing
6  Things You May Not Know About Cannabis
6 Things You May Not Know About Cannabis
You don’t have to be a botanist to appreciate the plant we all know and love. Here are a few fun science facts about this fascinating plant.1. Cultivators are obsessed with the plant's sexCannabis plants are diecious - meaning there are both female and male versions of the plant. ‘It’s a girl!’ if wispy pistils (female plant parts) are present, whe
Terpenes to Enhance Your Mood
Terpenes to Enhance Your Mood
Have you ever lit a candle after a long stressful day, looking to destress, and wondered what brought about the relief? It’s likely because the candle is made with essential oils and terpenes that are omitting various scents in the air to cause a pleasant reaction in your mind. Humans have been using this practice of aromatherapy for thousands of y
Cannabis-Infused Recipes for Game Day
Cannabis-Infused Recipes for Game Day
The big game day is almost here and however you are watching the championship, it’s a must to have excellent appetizers and drinks.These easy game day cannabis-infused recipes are made with cannabutter or cannabis tincture and are sure to delight you and your adult football-loving buddies. You may even get a cheer or pat on the back for bringing so
How to Get a Smoker’s High (Without the Smoke)
How to Get a Smoker’s High (Without the Smoke)
When it comes to preserving your lungs, edibles are the obvious alternative to smoking flower. But it’s not necessarily a seamless swap. While smoking or vaping produces effects right away, most edibles take between 45 and 90 minutes to kick in. Edibles also last longer, anywhere from four to six hours, and deliver what many people describe as a mo
Mocktail Recipes for Celebrating
Mocktail Recipes for Celebrating
Holidays and special occasions call for special drinks. Whether you have tried them or not, cannabis drinks are now a thing. According to a recent survey in 2020, 22% of U.S cannabis consumers reported trying cannabis-infused drinks. So, if you need a good beverage on a holiday to relax and want to try something different, we've got you covered wit
Canna-Cookie Recipes
Canna-Cookie Recipes
If you love to bake, you must check out these tasty cookie recipes that are cannabis twists on some favorite traditional treats, compliments of our friends at Sweet Grass. The secret ingredient is Sweet Grass Cannabutter, full-flower cannabis-infused butter for a clean mind and body high that lasts. Now roll up your sleeves and dive into making the
Best Marijuana Strains for the Holidays
Best Marijuana Strains for the Holidays
From Thanksgiving to Hannukah, Christmas to Kwanzaa, New Years, and all the rest, the holidays can come with their fair share of joy, chaos, stress, and everything in between. Looking for the perfect strains to pair with it all? LivWell has you covered. See below for our list of some of the best strains for the holidays.Kosher Kush #1 (Indica-domin
Cannabis Holiday Gift Guide
Cannabis Holiday Gift Guide
The season of giving is upon us, and just in case you forgot, we now live in a place where we can give the greatest gift of all: cannabis! What went from one of the most scrutinized plants has practically hit it mainstream and continues to make leaps and bounds in the minds of even the most skeptical. Giving the gift of cannabis not only offers a f
Anatomy of the Marijuana Plant
Anatomy of the Marijuana Plant
Although you may be familiar with the marijuana buds that we covet, many people have never seen a marijuana plant, let alone know about its anatomy. The cannabis plant is made up of many different structures and this post is meant to provide a brief introduction to the main parts of this amazing plant.FlowerFlowers (a.k.a. buds) are the most well-k
Shopping at a Dispensary: What to Expect
Shopping at a Dispensary: What to Expect
Are you ready for your first visit to a cannabis dispensary but aren't sure what you do when you're there? You're not alone. Cannabis dispensaries are totally different from any other type of retail store, and so is the shopping process. We want you to feel confident and comfortable, so let's go over everything you can expect— from when you first p
The History of Cannabis in Colorado
The History of Cannabis in Colorado
The Early Days of Cannabis in ColoradoCannabis has been utilized for a variety of purposes throughout American history and was legal throughout the United States in the 1800s. Cannabis was legal at the time Colorado became a state in 1876 and remained legal until the early 1900s. In the late 1800s it was not uncommon to find cannabis tinctures in a
Visiting Colorado? Facts on Using & Buying Marijuana
Visiting Colorado? Facts on Using & Buying Marijuana
There are so many reasons to visit the great state of Colorado. From outdoor adventures to culture and entertainment, we've got it all! If you're planning a trip to Colorado and want to make cannabis a part of your visit, you probably have some questions. And you're in luck because we've put together a list of the most common questions tourists ask
Top 20 Cannabis Terms You Need to Know
Top 20 Cannabis Terms You Need to Know
New to the world of cannabis? There’s a dizzying number of words in cannabis culture, and it can get a little confusing—even for seasoned users. Sometimes it seems like the cannabis world has its own language, but we’re here to help! Whether you are new to cannabis or have been enjoying this remarkable plant for a while, there are a few words every
CBD and Pets?
CBD and Pets?
For most pet owners, our cats and dogs are like our children, and we never want to see them suffer. You'd do anything to help them maintain wellness so they can live a long life free from pain or other problems. And with the health-promoting benefits of CBD rising in popularity, you might be wondering how it can benefit your cats and dogs.CBD works
Cannabis Etiquette 101
Cannabis Etiquette 101
One of the best things about the cannabis community is that it is generally full of likable people who enjoy partaking together. In fact, the social element of cannabis is as old as the plant itself. But like any social situation, you want to be mindful of etiquette.If you are a seasoned smoker, cannabis etiquette is probably second nature to you.
How Much Cannabis Can I Buy in Colorado?
How Much Cannabis Can I Buy in Colorado?
Wondering how much weed you can buy in Colorado? While all the numbers can seem a little confusing at first, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got a breakdown to help you understand the legal limits, and what some different quantities could look like as you walk out the door.Cannabis Purchase LimitsAs of June 2016, Colorado residents and tourists age
Top 5 Marijuana Myths
Top 5 Marijuana Myths
Despite the continued growth of legal marijuana, many legislators, lawmakers, and members of the general public remain opposed to pot’s progress based on outdated ideas and misinformation.These misconceptions have resulted in millions of people missing out on numerous financial, recreational, and medicinal benefits associated with legal cannabis.He
How do Cannabis Drinks Compare to Traditional Edibles?
How do Cannabis Drinks Compare to Traditional Edibles?
Have you ever considered drinking your cannabis? If not, you’re not alone. For many, it’s unchartered territory. However, cannabis-infused drinks are growing exponentially in popularity. Why?Cannabis-infused drinks have progressed leaps and bounds in flavor and consistency over the last decade. People are looking for an alternative to alcohol and w
Best Cannabis Strains for Summertime
Best Cannabis Strains for Summertime
Summer is officially here, and with it are the long warm days spent outside with friends and family. While we like to enjoy cannabis every season, summertime has all the makings for some of the most excellent recreational experiences of the year. So what strains are the best for the magical days of summer? Here are a few of our favorites that we th
Summertime Cannabis Recipes
Summertime Cannabis Recipes
Infused Elote (a.k.a. Mexican Street Corn)Traditional elote is Mexican street corn that is smothered in mayonnaise and cheese then spritzed with lime. For this cannabis infused recipe, we will replace the mayonnaise with a spicy compound butter. We recommend grilling the corn in the husk on a hot grill, and then covering immediately with the butter
What Is the Endocannabinoid System (ECS)?
What Is the Endocannabinoid System (ECS)?
When we talk about the medicinal and euphoric effects produced by THC and CBD, what we’re really talking about is how those chemicals interact with our body’s endocannabinoid system. So what is the endocannabinoid system exactly?The ECS keeps your body’s systems “just right.”The endocannabinoid system (ECS) got its name in the late 1980s when resea
Dabbing Explained: Nails, Bangers, and Rigs, Oh My!
Dabbing Explained: Nails, Bangers, and Rigs, Oh My!
After traditional smoking, dabbing is arguably the fastest-growing method of consuming cannabis. And it’s not hard to see why. Because you are inhaling concentrated marijuana, dabbing allows you to feel the strong effects of THC very quickly, which is especially helpful if you’re seeking rapid relief from significant pain or extreme nausea.*“Dabs”
Pectin vs. Gelatin: What is in Your Gummy?
Pectin vs. Gelatin: What is in Your Gummy?
There are a lot of criteria when choosing cannabis gummies: CBD/THC content and ratios, flavors, consistency. But there's one criterion that perhaps you've never considered: whether the gummies are made from animal by-product. A  majority of cannabis gummies use gelatin as a base.While it is often said that gelatin is made from "horses' hooves," th
Beyond THC & CBD: A Look at Some Other Popular Cannabinoids
Beyond THC & CBD: A Look at Some Other Popular Cannabinoids
When people talk about the power of marijuana to get you high or help you deal with various ailments, they’re technically referring to the power of cannabinoids.Simply put, cannabinoids are chemical compounds produced by cannabis plants. Like keys, they connect with various receptors in your body to “unlock” numerous medicinal effects.There are 64
Beyond Smoking: Other Ways to Consume Marijuana
Beyond Smoking: Other Ways to Consume Marijuana
While smoking flower remains the most popular and well-known way to consume marijuana,  some people are looking for something a bit more discreet, others are turned off by the smell, and health-conscious users may be cautious about what they put in their lungs.Luckily, as the demand for legal marijuana has grown, so have the number of ways you can
What Are Cannabis Tinctures?
What Are Cannabis Tinctures?
Tinctures are something of an unsung hero in the cannabis world. With a rich history, easy dosing, and a variety of ways to consume, there’s a lot to love about these unique products. Let’s dive in!A Rich HistoryThere’s a long, often forgotten history around cannabis tincture in America. Before prohibition, tinctures were the most widely used form
How to Talk to Your Parents About Legal Cannabis
How to Talk to Your Parents About Legal Cannabis
It’s no secret that legalization has brought massive changes in public opinion of cannabis. When most of our parents were growing up, marijuana was just a subculture, and wasn’t mainstream or as commonly discussed as it is now. Consumption methods were limited to smoking, or eating a pot brownie when a measured “dose” was not even a thing. Even wit
Budtender Answers Top Cannabis Questions
Budtender Answers Top Cannabis Questions
It’s thanks to the fun, passionate, and knowledgeable staff in our retail stores that LivWell is where we are today, no doubt about it. Budtenders are deep wells of cannabis knowledge and are a huge help to our customers, who rely on them to answer any questions or concerns on a daily basis. That’s why we asked one of our seasoned budtenders to tel
What are Cannabis Concentrates?
What are Cannabis Concentrates?
Picture a cup of drip coffee, versus a shot of espresso. That’s basically what we’re getting at when it comes to traditional marijuana flower versus cannabis concentrates. While their unfamiliar form can seem confusing at first, these products bring plenty of unique benefits to the table.Concentrates are more potent.The most notable difference betw
Cannabis Strains for Your Next Date
Cannabis Strains for Your Next Date
Have any Valentine’s Day plans yet? We’ve got just the thing to kick date night up a notch: Check out our strain guide below for making your date extra special.For Netflix & Chill: HumdingerSometimes kicking back with a good movie is the way to go, and if that’s what you’re in the mood for, Humdinger is a great choice. With bright green trichom
Terpenes Explained: What They Are and What they Do
Terpenes Explained: What They Are and What they Do
If you’re taking the time to smell cannabis flower before deciding which strain to bring home, you may have noticed a distinct smell. So what exactly is the reason why some strains smell so unique? The short answer is terpenes.Terpenes are Aromatic Oils Found in Plants.Terpenes are a naturally occurring substance found in all kinds of plants, think
First Visit to a Cannabis Dispensary: How to Get What You Need
First Visit to a Cannabis Dispensary: How to Get What You Need
As one of the first states to legalize, Colorado has led cannabis’ move out of the realm of taboo for years. Now more than ever, people are exploring all that cannabis has to offer. For some, however, the thought of visiting a dispensary can still seem intimidating. Follow our tips for your first marijuana dispensary visit to feel comfortable and m
7 Cannabis Holiday Gift Ideas
7 Cannabis Holiday Gift Ideas
With the gift-giving season in full swing, it’s time to knock the final gifts off your shopping list. If you’re like a lot of people, then there’s probably at least one person you’ve yet to find the perfect gift for. Perhaps they’re a minimalist who prefers experiences over things, or maybe they’re practical and only a useful gift will do--or they
Cannabis-Infused Mocktail Recipes
Cannabis-Infused Mocktail Recipes
As the leaves begin to turn from bright green hues to warmer tones of red and orange, many Coloradans will be headed to the mountains to see the aspens signal the true arrival of fall. If you’re a fan of all things autumn, this year you might want to add something new to your list of fall traditions. We recommend finding time to practice the Danish