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Everything to Know about Drying and Curing Cannabis Buds

After tending your plants lovingly for months, while relying on weed delivery, you finally have a harvest of pungent, frosty buds just begging for your first taste. However, you first need to dry them. Then cure them. While harrying this process along may be tempting, taking the slow route and removing moisture from the buds properly will give you much better buds, and in several very important ways. Correct Curing Enhances Potency Through biosynthesis, a process that converts compounds into new ones, cannabis plants produce tetrahydrocannabinolic acid, or THCA, as well as other cannabinoids. THCA eventually converts into tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the primary psychoactive compound found in marijuana plants. Biosynthesis does not stop when you chop your plants down. It continues for some time yet. If you store freshly harvested buds in temperatures around 70 degrees Fahrenheit, and humidity levels at around 50 percent, then the process of converting THCA …

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