2. Try Your Favorite Strain in Every Form it Comes in
Do you have a favorite strain of cannabis? You should try consuming your favorite strain in a different form than usual—maybe swap your usual vape for some bud, or try it in tincture form. You may find that your favorite is more enjoyable via this new method and more ideal for your personal use. A little exploration can go a long way in helping you step up your consumption savvy. If you try a new method and are not thrilled, you can still add your experience to your bucket list, which is a win-win.
3. Whip Up Your Own Homemade Cannabutter or Edible
If you’ve ever wondered if you could cook with cannabis, you may be pleased to know that you can use cannabis-infused cooking oils to fry or sear foods and prepare meals. You can whip up your very own cannabutter at home to use in place of traditional butter for meals or baked goods, or simply as a spread on toast or a bagel. Step-by-step instructions for making your cannabis-infused cooking oil or cannabutter can be found in our cooking with cannabis information guide for beginners.
4. Buy Some Hemp Clothing
If you are searching for other ways to advocate for the awesome power of cannabis, purchasing hemp clothing is a great way to do so. Hemp is a fantastic fabric — it’s stronger, more durable, more absorbent, and better insulating than cotton, making it excellent for clothing.
Some of the great benefits that come from adding hemp items to your wardrobe include:
- Hemp naturally filters UV light, protecting your skin.
- Hemp is antibacterial and breathes excellently to prevent odors.
- Hemp as a fabric has four times the strength of cotton.
- Hemp fabric doesn’t weaken from machine washes.
- Hemp has better color retention than any other fabric.
- Hemp saves water, using only 1/20th the amount of water as cotton during processing.
- Hemp can be grown using only rainwater.
- Hemp can save jobs. Harvested and processed by hand, hemp keeps people employed.
- Hemp can be grown for over twenty years consecutively without the soil being drained of nutrients, unlike cotton.
- Hemp is incredibly soft on the skin, and the feeling improves with each wear.
Hemp clothing may seem unconventional, but the benefits are undeniable. You can wear hemp in a ton of fashionable styles and colors for dresses, skirts, pants, jackets, T-shirts, and hoodies.
5. Donate To A Cannabis Expungement Organization
Donating to cannabis expungement or clemency efforts is another way to advocate for change surrounding legal marijuana use. Organizations like Mission Green are working to help people with marijuana-related charges have their convictions expunged, and you can be a part of the process of changing lives through these efforts. Expungement can give individuals who have been hindered from securing certain types of employment, housing, licensing, or other resources to have a second chance.
6. Visit Zen Leaf In Every Open State
Zen Leaf would be proud to become a part of your bucket list adventure. Visiting one of our recreational or medical dispensary locations can be, dare we say, a zen-like experience.
Our current recreational dispensaries to experience can be found in Arizona, Illinois, Massachusetts, Nevada (Vegas, baby!), and New Jersey. Each state has multiple recreational locations, so you can make a road trip out of the visit – we’d love to see you at each!
While you can’t purchase in medical cannabis markets unless you are a state cannabis card holder (learn more about cannabis state rules), you can still visit the location and pop in and say hi to our wonderful Cannabis Advisors. You can find Zen Leaf Medical Cannabis Dispensaries in Arkansas, Connecticut, Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia – brownie points if you head to our 100th store in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, to start!
Zen Leaf currently has dispensary locations in 11 states. As we expand our locations across the country, we aim to give our patients the most accurate information available to stay current with the ever-changing marijuana laws. For up-to-date information on legal marijuana use in your state, visit us.
7. Quality Time With Canna-Friends
I think we can all agree that spending time with friends is food for the soul. If you’ve never thought about spending time with friends while enjoying cannabis, you may want to put it on your list. Invite your chill friends over to watch some of your favorite films for a new, entertaining viewing experience. Or, for your more adventurous friends, plug in the microphone and sing some karaoke or expand your creativity with some board games.
A conversation with friends where you just sit back and relish each other’s company can be a pleasant way to spend a few hours. If you have never spent quality time with friends in such a way with the support of cannabis, then this experience can add a new layer of bonding to your friendships.
8. Combine Self-Care and Cannabis
There are even more things you can add to your bucket list that you may not have considered. You can incorporate your appreciation for cannabis products into your daily practices to enhance the experience and gain a new perspective on caring for your well-being. We are big on self-care and have great ideas for how you can use cannabis-based products for natural self-care.
Try using cannabis or a cannabis-infused product while:
- Exercising or recovering from a workout
- Unwinding before going to bed
- In topical form (for pain relief)
- To simply relax
Self-care with cannabis doesn’t have to be overcomplicated. Tailor your use of cannabis products to your specific self-care needs and create a rejuvenating process that is one of a kind.
Fuel Your Cannabis Bucket List at Zen Leaf
Whether it’s visiting Zen Leaf in all 12 states, trying your favorite strain in every category, or making a conscious effort to buy more hemp clothing, having a cannabis bucket list can help break up the monotony of your usual consumption. Be sure to explore responsibly, and tag us in your cannabis bucket list adventures!
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