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February 16 2023
Founder Series: Cura Para Sobar
It grew in the corner of my parent's room, where the lighting was best. As the leaves spread and the plant became taller, they would cut the flowers, grind them, and add alcohol and aromatic leaves that smelled like spices. The dark concoction would be bottled up and stored away - where they knew my siblings and I couldn’t reach it.
Padmaja Malladi, M.D.
November 14, 2022
Founder Series: Medicine and Motherhood
I remember the first time that I tried cannabis in the same way that one does when one loses their virginity. While drinking was culturally accepted, smoking pot was a big no-no in my Indian social circles and family.
August 08, 2022
Founder Series: Cancer and Cannabis
After my beloved sister was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer and began undergoing the debilitating side effects of chemotherapy, convincing her to consume marijuana for the medical benefits was challenging.
September 05, 2022
Founder Series: Cornell to Cannabis
Cannabis has had a deep interplay with my personal roots, and I am honored to explore them. My name is Ashley Robins, and I am the child of two South-African Jewish immigrants who came to the United States in 1986– during the height of the War on Drugs.
October 03, 2022
Founder Series: The Eager Green Thumb
As I trotted to my class in the greenhouse, I was all too eager to embark on my new major of Plant Science at Rutgers University. It was there that Professor G talked about the obvious link between the horticulture industry and the cannabis industry.
November 21, 2022
Founder Series: Calm and Cannabis
My whole life I have been told to "chill", "settle down", and "mellow out". Well, I cannot! I was (and still am) an incredibly high-energy person who struggles with anxiety. Growing up, my energetic nature caused problems for me.
July 18, 2022
Founder Series: A Battle Cry to Spark Up
At my core, I’m a Dominican from Harlem. You can see it on me and hear it in my speech. Within those overlapping identities is a deep and complicated history with Cannabis - personally, familially, and culturally.
July 28, 2022
Founder Series: Cannabis, Career, and Progress
Throughout my experience & career as an entrepreneur, I’ve learned that progress is not always a calm, planned, and charted course. In fact, most of the time I feel like I’m tumbling downhill facing challenges back to back without a second to breathe.
March 27, 2023
ANJA Presents: The First Annual ANJAFest!
Mark April 22nd, 2023 as "Busy" because we're hosting the ultimate 420 celebration: ANJAFest! We've got a day full of good vibes, amazing activities, and of course, plenty of like-minded herb hobbyists to meet.
March 20, 2023
ANJA Presents: Standard versus Ratioed Edibles
In this blog post, we will discuss the key differences between ratioed edibles and “standard” edibles, who should consider ratioed edibles, why they are better suited for certain circumstances, and how the experience of consuming ratioed edibles differs.
March 13, 2023
ANJA Presents: Tolerance Breaks
Are you finding that your usual amount of cannabis isn't cutting it anymore? You're not alone! Regular cannabis users can build up a tolerance to THC over time, which can make it harder to experience the desired effects.
March 06, 2023
ANJA Presents: The Saintly Pot Brownie Activist
Rathbun saw the suffering of AIDS patients and believed that they should have access to any treatment that could help them. She saw the benefits of cannabis firsthand, including its ability to stimulate appetite, reduce nausea, and relieve pain.
February 27, 2023
ANJA Presents: What are Concentrates, Oils, and Tinctures?
If you're new to the game, you may be wondering: what exactly are these products, and how do they differ from one another? Today, ANJA Presents: "What Are Concentrates, Oils, and Tinctures?"
October 10, 2022
ANJA Presents: How Does Cannabis "Work"?
It’s no secret that cannabis has a psychological and physiological effect on its users. Some users may feel relaxed after using cannabis, while others may feel even more anxious than before. Why does this happen?
February 13, 2023
ANJA Presents: The Difference Between Vapes and Dry Herb Vapes
Dry herb vaporizers and cartridges are two popular options for cannabis consumption, each with its own unique benefits and drawbacks. In a world of a million different cannabis terms and tools, we will clarify more on the two “vapes” of the cannabis world.
January 09, 2023
ANJA Presents: Why Don’t (Licensed) Dispensaries Sell Delta 8?
Delta 8 is everywhere because it is far less regulated and controlled compared to standard Delta-9 dispensary products. To create Delta-8 Products, an acid and solvent combination is used to transform the CBD isolate into Delta-8 THC.
September 06, 2022
ANJA Presents: History, Hemp, and American Independence
The history of cannabis isn’t widely taught in United States history class, so allow us to nerd out and share how this wonderful plant has been celebrated since the inception of this beautiful country.
Padmaja Malladi, M.D.
September 06, 2022
ANJA Presents: Cannabis Through the Eyes of an ER Physician
In medicine, we often approach therapeutic decisions with a risk-benefit ratio. As a physician, cannabis expert (personal use only), and mother, I have asked this question often in regards to cannabis.
January 30, 2023
ANJA Presents: Do Topicals Get You High?
We know that the world of THC topicals can be overwhelming. Topicals are an excellent option for those who want to avoid the psychoactive effects of THC, but still want to experience its therapeutic benefits.
January 23, 2023
ANJA Presents: What are Strains?
Think of cannabis strains like different types of coffee beans. Just like coffee beans can have different origins, levels of roasting, and flavor profiles, cannabis strains also have unique characteristics.
February 06, 2023
ANJA Presents: Exploring Consumption Methods
Whether you're a fan of the classic method of smoking, the ease of screwing in a THC cartridge, the sneaky satisfaction of a tincture, or the scrumptious delight of an edible, the options for getting your fill are endless.
January 16, 2023
ANJA Presents: Coffee, Cannabis, and Cannabis Coffee
Cannabis and coffee are two beloved plants that have been enjoyed for centuries, but did you know that they have something in common? Read on to learn more about caffeine, THC, and how to make infused cannabis coffee!
January 02, 2023
ANJA Presents: The Difference Between Rosin, Resin, and "Live" Products
You may have noticed that some cartridges are resin, and others are rosin. On top of all, there are terms such as “live” and “solventless” thrown into the mix, making choice overload a reality for many consumers.
December 19, 2022
ANJA Presents: How to Make Cannabis Butter (Cannabutter)
Baking to get baked is a classic stoner pastime. If you’re looking for a way to consume cannabis without smoking, look no further than making your own edibles. Today, ANJA Presents: How to Make Cannabis Butter.
September 12, 2022
ANJA Presents: Is My Cannabis Safe?
Reading a blog post about product safety by a cannabis company may feel like a used car salesman trying to work his magic. The thing is, you don’t generally buy a brand-free car via the black market, you buy a reputable vehicle with a verifiable history.
December 12, 2022
ANJA Presents: Does New Jersey Still Drug Test for Cannabis?
Now that cannabis is legal in New Jersey, one might assume that the days of THC drug testing are finally in the past. Unfortunately, this is not the case for all employers. This is not intended as legal advice; it is more-so intended as a guideline.
October 17, 2022
ANJA Presents: Four Things You Should Know About Biden's Cannabis Announcement
Biden’s announcement did significantly impact approximately 6,500 federal cannabis prisoners, as well as signify a shift in how the federal government will approach cannabis legislation going forward.
December 05, 2022
ANJA Presents: Comparing Apples to Cannabis
ANJA is proud to offer cannabis with a track record; when you purchase cannabis from a licensed dispensary, you ensure that the product you are consuming is safe from heavy metals, pesticides, molds, pests, and human tampering.
October 31, 2022
ANJA Presents: How to Make a Pumpkin Bong
A pumpkin bong is, well, a combination of a pumpkin and a smoking device. Specifically, it is a hollowed-out pumpkin with three holes. The pumpkin bong will require a hole for the mouthpiece, a fix for the carburetor, and a spot for inhaling the smoke.
September 03, 2022
ANJA Presents: Presidents, Pot, and Politics
What is the War on Drugs, and why was cannabis caught in the crosshairs? The Nixon administration first declared this war in June of 1971, when Nixon stated that drug abuse was “public enemy number one” and greenlit a dramatic change.
September 05, 2022
ANJA Presents: Our Love for New Jersey Cannabis
With ANJAs flagship location opening in 2023, there is nothing better than knowing that the diversity and representation found in New Jersey will be the basis for the soul and culture of our business.