VEGAN MARIJUANA EDIBLES REVIEW: Featuring Twin Buddha Medicated Peanut Butter

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To start I would like to thank all of the people in California that voted for the legalization of Marijuana in our sunny state last election. I am especially thankful for those of you that  do not use cannabis  but still support it due to its medicinal benefits and as a safer recreational activity than alcohol consumption and voted accordingly.

I have tried many different types of brands of vegan and non-vegan marijuana edibles over the last decade but Twin Buddha Medicated Peanut Butter  is on par quality wise, with  Korova Gluten Free Vegan and Peanut Butter Bar and Black Mamba High Potency Vegan Drink.

Listed below are 4 qualities that I look for in vegan marijuana edibles which determine if  I will purchase them again, or at all. Possessing all 4 qualities make a vegan Marijuana edible “KARMIC VINTAGE APPROVED”

  1. Ingredients: The label cannot just say “vegan” or “super potent”, “high potency” what have you. I want to see an ingredients list and milligram count thankyouverymuch.

  2. High activated THC milligram count. 300+ milligrams (per product unit not dosage) is generally what I look out for.

  3. Price: Medicine should be affordable, same with food.

  4. Duration of “effect”. If the high does not last more than 3 hours….it’s not for me.

 

Here is how Twin Buddha stacks up against my requirements:

  1. Peanuts, Salt,Corn Syrup, *Plant Based Lecithin, THC Distilate. (KARMIC VINTAGE APPROVED)
  2. 800 Miliigrams of ACTIVATED THC (KARMIC VINTAGE APPROVED)
  3. $25-$30 dollars for 16 servings/per product unit. (KARMIC VINTAGE APPROVED)
  4. As for duration of effect see below:

The recommended dose for Twin Buddha Medicated Peanut Butter is half a Tablespoon. I usually take anywhere from 2-3  Tablespoons throughout the course of a few hours as I have a very high tolerance for any type of cannabis  product (except for dabs). For the purposes of this review I took the recommended dose of 1/2 a Tablespoon. The experience taught me a very important lesson. Before I get in to that I want to share with you a log I kept after I took the recommended dosage that I think will give you a good idea of what “effect” to expect. The words in bold print are what I wrote in the log I kept. Since they don’t describe much I typed detailed descriptions after them.

 

7:45 pm TOOK RECOMMENDED DOSE 1/2 a Tablespoon spread on to a toasted piece of  Cinnamon Raisin Ezequiel bread. See below.

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9:34 pm   I GIVE UP  –  Usually after 45 minutes to an hour after consuming an edible I am already feeling some type of effect Sometimes my lips get a tingling sensation or my eyelids get a bit heavy  or I just start feeling stoned. At 9:34 pm  almost 2 hours after consuming the recommended dosage  I felt nothing. Not a tingle. I decided not to take any more just in case I end up feeling something.

10:58 pm   WHOA….WHAT IS HAPPENING??? At this point I  started to feel VERY stoned. How one might feel after smoking a fat joint. I was also pretty stoked that I didn’t get swindled at the dispensary.

11:48 pm    WOOO! Almost an hour after I finally started feeling the effects and about 4 hours after consumption…..and …….I still felt very very stoned. Much more so than previously. It was a relaxed body and head high. I felt very little to almost zero paranoia.

12:08 am MAJOR MUNCHIES I was still feeling very stoned……and hungry.

12:25  am LOSING INTENSITY…….BURNING OUT? I started to feel as if I was coming down, looking back, it could have been because I had just eaten quite a bit of food.

12:39 am NOPE, THAT WAS A WEIRD BLIP. I started to feel stoned again. Just as intense as before.

1:08 am COMING DOWN SLOWLY A little over 5 hours after consuming the recommended dosage  I  started to come down. I felt slightly less high but no where near that  “burning out” point. (I didn’t continue the log after his but I think it is safe to say that the “effect” requirement is KARMIC VINTAGE APPROVED)

I hope that I have successfully communicated why this brand of vegan edible is such a good investment.

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Now let’s get to the “very important lesson” I learned that I mentioned earlier.

Marijuana edibles are much more powerful than smoking herb. If you take the recommended dose (or half if you only medicate occasionally) than it can serve as a very safe and powerful reliever of physical, mental and spiritual pain as well as a number of maladies or ailments. Sometimes I get impatient and I do not bother measuring and medicate too much. This makes me too groggy and it is a COMPLETE WASTE OF PRODUCT/MONEY! The recommended serving  was more than enough to ease my anxiety and some muscle pain I was feeling.

1 jar of Twin Buddha Trading Company Medicated Peanut Butter contains 16 servings in it!!!!  That is quite a bit of medicine…quite a bit of bang for your buck if you will. Lesson learned! MEASURE YOUR CANNABIS AND SAVE MONEY!!! If the recommenced serving is not enough measure out a bigger serving and keep track of how much it was and how it made you feel.

 

This product fulfilled all 4 of my requirements for a product I would buy just without trying first and also one that I will buy repeatedly and will definitely become a healing staple in my pantry. Check out Twin Buddha Trading Company on facebook.

*Plant Based Lecithin: I direct messaged Twin Buddha on Instagram and they confirmed that they use VEGAN lecithin in this product. YAY!

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OOTD: Nine West Over The Knee Lace Up Boots

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These boots are not vegan. I bought them over 6 years ago when I never thought I would have the motivation to strive to live a cruelty free ethical lifestyle as I do now. The jacket was a gift from a very stylish and sweet former co-worker and the dress underneath is an XL Men’s short sleeve sweater I thrifted recently. The choker is Michael Kors and it was a gift, so were the faux pearls in my earlobes.

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I stuck with black and camel for the rest of the outfit. I figured that the boots were so risque that it was best to wear neutral colors.

Anyone have any ideas on how to style these babies for a corporate/office setting? I would love to hear your feedback in the comments section. Also if you have styled  vegan pair of boots like these or have any you can recommend please share the link in the comments.

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Photo Diary: All Girls Skate Session at Stoner Skate Park

A couple months ago I attended the inaugural session of Girls Skate LA. GSLA is a free monthly skate session for female skaters in Los Angeles. Girls of all ages and abilities are welcome and the purpose is to provide an environment where women can skate together, support each other and  progress, free from modern society’s judgements and conventions. The event is put together by Christiana Smith a female skater from Michigan. Below is part one of a photo diary I put together of the event.

I included some of these ladies’ Instagram links  and hope that some of you will follow them. I see women everywhere wearing sports jersey that advertise The Lakers, Dodgers,Cowboys etcetera, but rarely ever see women wearing sports jerseys for female teams. If we want to see women getting increasing opportunity in this world and truly smash the hell out of some glass ceilings it is time we start supporting each other more openly and more aggressively in all areas. Female skateboarders need that support more than anyone. Often times female skaters go to a skate park and are usually the only girl there. Some male skaters are supportive towards them but many do everything they can to make them feel uncomfortable. When I first started skating a very tall, heavyset male skater tried to push me off my skateboard (unsuccessfully) and I have heard and read about other types of harassment that occurs towards female skaters fairly regularly. Also the industry does not provide the type of financial opportunities to professional female skaters that they do to their male counterparts. Female skateboarders are now creating their own industry with companies like Meow Skateboards and Hoopla Skateboards at the forefront. Check out their websites and purchase their products. Non-skaters wear skate brand clothing all the time, why not wear gear from Meow Skateboards and Hoopla? Here are their websites if you want to check out their products and if you have any female relatives/friends that love skating or want to start, both of these companies sell high quality skateboard decks so check them out.

 

MEOW SKATEBOARDS

HOOPLA SKATEBOARDS

Clair Davis Transitional Skater from Santa Monica recently placed 1st and 2nd at Montclair, a local skateboard competition. She placed 1st and 2nd last year as well.

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Maddie Collins  @maddiekillins

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Christiana Smith, organizer of the event. @christianasmith

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Emma Houle @emma.skates

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There were also a few pro female skaters in attendance. Many of us were really excited to see them skate in person and I noticed some gals asking to take photos with them. I can’t speak for everyone else but seeing them there was very inspiring.

Amy Caron  Meow Skateboards @amycaron

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Lacey Baker Meow Skateboards Lacey has competed in the X Games multiple times. She has won 1 gold medal, 2 silver medals and 2 bronze.

@leeroythegreat

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Savannah Headden Meow Skateboards @savheadden

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Speaking of pro skateboarders, legendary skateboarder Andrew Reynolds brought his daughter Stella to the session.

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For updates on the next event follow @girlsskatela or email christianasmithskate@gmail.com

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