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Discussion in 'Medical Discussion' started by mikek9, Aug 3, 2015.

  1. Doctor Love

    Doctor Love Love All Judge None

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    I am in Southern Alberta. I started getting mine from Cannimed, in Saskatoon, about 1 1/2 ago. Their customer service is very good, but I didn't like the fact that everything, I ordered, smelled like ozone.

    I switched to a small BC company, Broken Coast Cannabis (BCC), a few months later. They have been fantastic on many levels. The quality is excellent. The shipping - outstanding. The prices range from $4/g to $9/g. The downside - ya can't always get what ya want. I have been very pleased with the milled Indica and milled Sativa, but my favourite was a Hybrid, which has yet to be seen, since.

    Earlier today, I split my prescription between BCC and a soon-to-be-named supplier.

    Yes, the picture is a variation on the Charlie Brown Christmas Tree, rolled-up-with 12 days of Cannabis.

    Peace and Love from Cowtown
     
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  2. witka

    witka Member

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    My vote is Aurora, Comp Pricing $5/gr and free shipping. Always arrives fast (well as fast as those knobs at canadapost/purolator ever are) and free $50 i think when u sign up

    It seems a LOT of LP's are struggling with consistent strain availability and quantity..

    These guys are building a gigantic new grow in calgary.. hopefully that will fix it.

    decent customer service on Twitter, always fast and take feedback..

    A few amazing regular strains are the Cannatonic, and Hurkle, YUM

    I was lucky to get some blue dream..it's.. well yes... very dreamy :p

    Only thing i wasn't satisfied was the blends, it was fine when i made medibles, but too dry and messy to vape/smoke...
     
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  3. Satty

    Satty Member

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    Me to, I'm with Aurora for all the same reasons. Pricing and service.
    I'm going to Emblem in the new year and put a gram into Whistler for Oils.
     
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  4. mikek9

    mikek9 Vapor Enthusiast

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    Time for some LP discounted, Health Canada approved portable vaping largely paid for by my disability provider. Let's hope this. Baby works well.
     
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  5. witka

    witka Member

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    Daamn what provider are you with??
     
  6. biohacker

    biohacker rosin nation

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    Just bought it from Tweed. $375cnd
     
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  7. mikek9

    mikek9 Vapor Enthusiast

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    As @biohacker said, it's $375 for all Tweed patients which is a great deal for anyone. I'm not feeling too well so I haven't got around to opening it up, but I really look forward to experimenting with it and the dosing capsules and etc. I hope it doesn't have limited temps like the volcano medic which was capped at 410F vs the non-Medic digital which I think went to 446F or something. I think the regular Mighty has a max temp of 410.

    Anyone have a Medic in use at the moment that can comment?
     
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  8. biohacker

    biohacker rosin nation

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    @mikek9 the Mighty medic max temp is 210c, same as the non medic version.
     
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  9. Satty

    Satty Member

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    In Ontario, ODSP is paying up to $300.00 for a vaporizer. You need a MSN form
    to be filled out by your Dr. Vaporising must be your only ROA.
     
  10. biohacker

    biohacker rosin nation

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    FUCK BROKEN COAST! What a bunch of assholes, they won't let you order if you're 4 days away from your expiry because they think it will take 5 days for delivery and thus be outside of the legal limit. Meanwhile delivery takes 1 day, 2 MAX. NEVER an issue with Tweed or Tilray.

    Regardless, i'm taking my business to Whistler Medical due to quality/professionalism and customer service.
     
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  11. CheeseSandwich

    CheeseSandwich Well-Known Member

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    That's ridiculous, if it's not expired yet it's still valid.:shit: On another note TWEED!! hurry up with your website migration.:cuss::bang:
     
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  12. fluffhead

    fluffhead Recovering Idealist

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    That is shitty of them, it should be a shorter amount of time so as not to fuck you up. However, as a person who has been with both wmmc and broken coast, broken coast is a much better provider. Whistler is not worth the extra price incurred with purchasing from them. Their lowest price strain is $10(incl. tax), and from my experience their lower priced strains are meh. The $4(plus tax) shake from broken coast is as good as a couple of the strains I got from whistler.

    I would also take the "organic" thing with a whole shaker of salt. Check out what organigram was up to under the organic label to see how much that actually means. I'll give whistler one thing, they have good customer service but it isn't worth the $12/g. It has been a while since I was with whistler so I hope they have improved since I was with them. Let us know how they are now.
     
  13. mikek9

    mikek9 Vapor Enthusiast

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    They usually factor in a 3 business day turnaround for deliveries to be received by the end user from the sale date. Most LP bottles say a sold date and delivery date which is almost always 3 days.

    Maybe they assume if you are trying to order 4 days before expiry without a renewal in their queue already signed by your physician they know you aren't renewing and are just being difficult.

    I think they have been facing some growing pains now they are trying to plan for a soon to come recreational market and they can barely provide for the patients they have.

    Here I am reliably with Tweed as my main provider (I have other LPs, but just smaller scripts with them) and I am going to renew with them this month for my 3rd year with them. They have gone through a lot and if it wasn't for my other LP registrations I wouldn't have got through so well. When Tweed was out I just went to the others and vice versa. However, I have really honed in in Tweeds releases and just have to keep checking the site a few times a day and order it if you see it and want it before it sells out. It's a pain I know, but I also have some 29% Super Lemon OG by DNA genetics that is fantastic and a bunch of other strains like Chocolate Fondue No.1, Sunset which is a Leafs by Snoop strain and a bunch more to be honest that are just all pretty good.

    Plus there are a bunch of dispensaries around that offer lots of variety for when I feel for some
     
  14. biohacker

    biohacker rosin nation

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    I KNOW! I still have Tweed for 3 months, and am very curious about this new Main St business! My issue with Tweed is that they gamma irradiate many strains (but at least disclose) and now with Main St, Bedrocan Irradiates ALL their strains. Fuck Gamma Irradiation!

    I had RedeCan, because I have a hard-on for sun kissed buds, but they fuck it all up with Gamma!

    Hey bro, thanks so much for your honest feedback. I know, I was suspect about "organic", but I figure they do have an extra standard to uphold. However, it's not cheap so now i'll reconsider. Thank you!

    I dunno man, i've seen it posted elsewhere as well that those super high thc % strains aren't really all that great. I've had them all too, including all the ones you posted, and they were very nice, but i'm not sure if I agree with 30%+....same with the high THC strains Tilray used to sell.

    Thank god for dispensaries! London Compassion has both outdoor, organic, or BOTH....IF you believe what they say.

    All I want is natural, sun kissed buds with organic nutes grown in soil without harmful pesticides!
     
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  15. fluffhead

    fluffhead Recovering Idealist

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    I'm not saying that whistler isn't organic, but I also wouldn't put a lot of stock into it. I would also love to go with redecan but I don't want that gamma shit. Because of the stringency of the health canada guidelines, I don't think any producer could grow outside while also meeting the required "safety" standards.

    We have to remember that a lot of the medical cannabis guidelines were shifted under MMPR based on the fact that the harper government was against medical cannabis and said so at every chance they could get. They made it as difficult as they could to both start as an LP but also as a patient. That seemed to make outdoor grown cannabis impossible to meet the required standards that the new system didn't fully change. That is also why broken coast fucked you up on the renewal and why I needed to send in a second application form to add my email address on the new renewal even though they already had it from last year!

    As well, maybe I am just a skeptic, but I have my questions about the 30%+ thc levels. Since we already know that not all producers test in the same fashion, the numbers don't seem to mean that much.
     
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  16. biohacker

    biohacker rosin nation

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    Great points @fluffhead!

    I'm going with Tilray (again) due to the 25% off compassionate pricing!

    Girlfriend will stick with Tweed, or maybe try broken coast again. Sorry, overreacted earlier because of frustration dealing with them....there is no reason why expresspost wouldn't make it here by friday. In fact, NCC is sending me 2oz today, and it will be here tomorrow or thursday latest. And that MOM kicks the shit out of any LP, same with THCdelivery! Just my opinion ofcourse.

    Ofcourse Broken Coast compassionate pricing is "FULL" lol
     
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  17. CheeseSandwich

    CheeseSandwich Well-Known Member

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    I'm kinda excited to try Tweed I guess? Just sick of the same ol' with Bedrocan & CannaFarms.
     
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  18. biohacker

    biohacker rosin nation

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    Been with Tweed, RedeCan, and Tilray....I still feel that all their products "smell" and somewhat look the SAME. Everything is almost overly dry, and has a similar piney fresh scent.

    I can't believe Tilray DOUBLED the prices of their blends!
     
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  19. CheeseSandwich

    CheeseSandwich Well-Known Member

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    For me personally I feel like this...
    When I buy from Lp's it's like buying weed at Wal-Mart or something. When I go to a dispensary or order from a MOM it reminds me of buying from a dealer. I much prefer the second method, just feels right.
     
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  20. biohacker

    biohacker rosin nation

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    I still feel safer overall with an LP, because with dispensaries there is zero regulation, and I don't believe in the "compassion" theory, I feel that both are in it for profit.

    The good thing about Tweed is that their prices have been falling, i've bought $6 strains recently that should have been >$10.
     
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  21. CheeseSandwich

    CheeseSandwich Well-Known Member

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    Hopefully when legalization is in place they'll allow some regulation going on outside the LP realm.
     
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  22. JCat

    JCat Well-Known Member Accessory Maker

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    To much regulation is I expect what it will be. Government distribution with supply from something like LPs or LPs themselves. So you could walk in and order 7g jar of Broken Coast Texada (Super Lemon Haze), etc.

    I highly doubt they will allow for small time suppliers although I do believe they are going to allow a small # of plants to be grown.
     
  23. CheeseSandwich

    CheeseSandwich Well-Known Member

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    So, Tweed's back.:tup: I grabbed some 91 crypt & mayberry ( strawberry cough)
     
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  24. mikek9

    mikek9 Vapor Enthusiast

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    I have been with Tweed for about 2.5 years and check the website so often and read everything about he strains over and over I probably know what they offer better than they do. In terms of the gamma irradiation I am 100% when I say it is only 20%-30% at the most of their strains. Some strains like Argyle(Nordle) they always irradiate because they try to have a few irradiated offerings for their immuno-compromised customers who can only use irradiated strains. That's why some LPs irradiate all their strains because there is actually a market for or.

    Tweed again really only irradiates 20%-30% of their strains at any one time based in shop listings. Sometimes the shop has very little in it so the percentages can change in those circumstances. But most of their higher end and popular strains are rarely irradiated, again in my 2.5 years of being with them, I have one of the best perspectives really being with them so long. I am also a very objective onlooker, I haven't met a person other than over the internet that is as or more objective than me when it comes to reasoning and equitable fairness.


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    That brings me to my second point. The 30% strains which Tweed has only ever had 2 of, the rest have been 27-29 and lower lately. One thing I can say is that over the 2.5 years they came from producing 18% as their top THC strain available, to steady increases of 20%, 22%, 24%, 27%, 29% and he eventual highest ever 31.0% on a batch of sunset.

    This progression is an indication that they have been refining their phenotype selection and choice of genetics which is in some cases influenced by the partnership they have like with DNA genetics (who personally help them select the best phenotype to work with) and Leafs by Snoop products that had a few kinks in he beginning but it much more solid now. The 23% sunset from recent is exceptional. It's all I want. And the previous batch of 31% I couldn't even imagine as this is already strong.

    So back to my point is that I think Tweed, as I have been with a few LPs and have friends with others as well, compared to others with their THC testing is on the more accurate side. The reason is I am also with Aurora and have been with them from the beginning. They were putting out all these strains with really high THC numbers and some people were giving good reviews so I joined up. When it came to direct contact comparisons between say a 20% Tweed Indica to a 20% Aurora Indica the Tweed strain would fee substantially stronger. It would make the Aurora strain feel more like a 14%.

    I definitely agree that some LPs inflate the THC numbers but it comes down to how they test and the equipment they use. For example Aurora which used to send their samples out for external testing from a few months ago to the time of the 28-32% THC strains like Warwick. Now they have all new in house testing equipment and everything is like 10% lower in average.

    I feel like Tweed has always been using that equipment. Never had a question about their claimed potencies. Only once for a strain called Balmoral 26 and it just didn't seem like 26% but that could just be the combination of cannabiboids
     
  25. biohacker

    biohacker rosin nation

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    POW! Thanks for the heads up! :rockon:

    I just ordered 35 strains from London Compassion Society! :mental::uhoh:

    2.5/5 stars on google for Tweed, just FYI/entertainment:

    https://www.google.ca/search?q=twee...8#lrd=0x4ccd8f4e44e5de35:0x2509bfff8b3d0ceb,1,

    So Tweed has what, like 3 strains now? :rolleyes:

    I'll be sticking with Tilray, and use my girlfriend's account for Tweed when I see the DNA genetics and Leafs strains pop up again. I miss that uber cool white container lol
     
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