Terpenes 101 | What Are They & What Do They Do?

Terpenes 101 | What Are They & What Do They Do?

If you’ve ever taken a look at the label of your weed jar you might’ve noticed some information listed about terpenes. You may even be familiar with some of the more popular ones like limonene, linalool, myrcene, and so on. But, what do these things mean?...
The Best Ways to Smoke Out in Nature This Spring

The Best Ways to Smoke Out in Nature This Spring

As the weather warms up here in the Pacific Northwest it’s time to welcome in the springtime with some outdoor toking. There’s no better way to enjoy yourself this time of year than going out and feeling the sun on your skin while you light up. That being...
Nug Hunt | The Ultimate Stoner Easter Celebration

Nug Hunt | The Ultimate Stoner Easter Celebration

If you read our most recent 4/20 blog, you know about nug hunt. This game takes the classic Easter Egg Hunt and puts a fun stoney twist on it. If you’re tired of the same old Easter traditions, switch it up and invite all your favorite stoners over to have a Nug...
Pie Flavored Strains To Smoke On Pi Day 3/14

Pie Flavored Strains To Smoke On Pi Day 3/14

Pi Day is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate than lighting up with some delicious pie-flavored strains? For those who may not know, Pi Day is the annual celebration of the mathematical constant pi or π (3.14159265….). Pi Day is celebrated on...
Wyld | Who They Are and What They’re About

Wyld | Who They Are and What They’re About

About The Farm Image Source Founded in 2016, Wyld began their operations in central Oregon. When they first started, Wyld was just three college friends over a two-burner stove in a tiny farm building. Now, they’re America’s best-selling cannabis gummy...
Brunch and Buds | Things To Do in Spokane

Brunch and Buds | Things To Do in Spokane

Nothing pairs better with a wake-and-bake sesh like some brunch with friends. You get to wake up, smoke a bowl, and still head out in time for some eggs and toast. Luckily for the stoners of Spokane, this city has plenty of great brunch spots. And of course, here at...
Microdosing | A Little THC Can Go A Long Way

Microdosing | A Little THC Can Go A Long Way

What is Microdosing? Image Source You’re sure to have heard the term “microdosing” at least once in your life, but what exactly does it mean? Microdosing is when someone takes a dose of something, in this case THC, that is much smaller than the...
CBD Products | What They Are and How They Work

CBD Products | What They Are and How They Work

What is CBD? CBD, or cannabidiol, is the second most prevalent cannabinoid and main non-psychoactive ingredient in cannabis. For this reason, unlike THC, CBD won’t get you high. In addition, CBD can be extracted from hemp plants as well as cannabis plants. So,...
Avitas | Who They Are and What They’re About

Avitas | Who They Are and What They’re About

Avitas Tier: 3 Location: Seattle, WA Product offerings: Flower, Pre-Rolls, Specialty Pods, & Cartridges About the Farm “Avitas is on a mission to make the world a better, happier place.” They founded themselves on the principle that high-quality cannabis should be...
Trainwreck from Blue Roots in the Selkirk Mountains

Trainwreck from Blue Roots in the Selkirk Mountains

Trainwreck from Blue Roots in the Selkirk Mountains When it’s October in the Selkirks the Trout grow to the size of your neighbors pekingese. Up a mountain path that will set your lungs on fire if your legs don’t collapse halfway up the mountain. A journey...
Fantasy Football Fall Kick Off

Fantasy Football Fall Kick Off

Join us every Sunday and celebrate the return of Fantasy Football with Tailgate Sunday!   Now, if you’ve never played fantasy football, let me tell you, it’s stressful and oh so much fun! Everybody loves fall. The crisp cool air and leaves turn bright...
Lion’s Lair | A Fun Late Night Spot in Spokane

Lion’s Lair | A Fun Late Night Spot in Spokane

Late Night Out in Spokane Let’s face it, Spokane’s 10PM curfew can be a bit of a drag when you’re looking for something to do on the weekend. All bars stop serving drinks by 9:45PM and most restaurants are closed by 8. With limited business hours, you have to make the...
Cinder Pride

Cinder Pride

At Cinder, we love all of our patrons despite who you are, where you come from, or how you choose to live your life. As the month of June is recognized as pride month to celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community, we are happy to let our customers know that our shops are pride...
What Does 420 Look Like For A Budtender at Cinder?

What Does 420 Look Like For A Budtender at Cinder?

4/20/20 is over and I’m sure a lot of you are still feeling hazy after smoking up all your holiday purchases, right? Nobody knew what to expect for 420 in 2020 amid the COVID-19 crisis. It ended up being business as usual and business was great! Cinder continued to...
How To Get High Without Smoking During COVID-19

How To Get High Without Smoking During COVID-19

Some of the main symptoms of the coronavirus is shortness of breath with a dry cough. The coronavirus gets you sick by attaching it’s spiky surface proteins onto the healthy cells in your body (especially the healthy cells in your lungs) and multiplying/spreading from...
Curbside Cannabis Pickup Available Now at Cinder

Curbside Cannabis Pickup Available Now at Cinder

On March 17, 2020, the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board announced changes to marijuana regulations. These changes allowed for the execution of curbside marijuana pickup. Implementing curbside pickup will help slow the spread of COVID-19 as it will limit the...
A Stoner’s COVID-19 Safety Guide

A Stoner’s COVID-19 Safety Guide

So, COVID-19 has hit Spokane. We’re feeling the need to stock up on supplies and stay home to help prevent the spread of the virus. What we know about the virus so far is that it is spread by intaking the germs from someone who may be infected. This could happen by...
Rage Inside The Big Dipper

Rage Inside The Big Dipper

Spokane’s nightlife scene is growing and it’s getting easier to find fun things to do. One of my favorite places to visit on the weekends is The Big Dipper on Washington and 2nd. This works perfectly for me when I’m clocking off at the downtown Cinder location at 7 pm...
Christmas Movie Smoking Games

Christmas Movie Smoking Games

Smoking Games: Christmas Edition Christmas time is all about getting together and spending time with your loved ones. What better way to do that than by toking up and watching a Christmas classic? My favorite Christmas classic to tune into every year is Elf (2003)...
Introducing SubX

Introducing SubX

SubX SubX (AKA Subdued Excitement) is a tier 2 producer and processor from Ferndale, Washington. Their flower is indoor grown and uses an IPM (Integrated Pest Management) program that they developed for their pest control. Their IPM program is compliant with WA I-502...
A Guide To CBD

A Guide To CBD

What is CBD? The cannabis plant has a naturally occurring chemical compound called CBD. CBD works in a similar way that THC works in that it binds with the CB1 and CB2 receptors found in the endocannabinoid system to create a physiological reaction. CBD was first...
Infused Pumpkin Bars

Infused Pumpkin Bars

Infused Pumpkin Bars During October, we need pumpkin flavored everything! Keep reading to learn how to make infused pumpkin bars with Left Handed’s infused sugar! Ingredients: For the pumpkin bars 2/3 cups of white sugar (2 boxes of Left Handed’s 100mg of sugar;...
How To Make Cannabis Butter

How To Make Cannabis Butter

How To Make Cannabis Butter Cannabutter is very simple and easy to make. It does not require a lot of tending to but it is a lengthy process (about 4 hours at the least). Having cannabutter on hand is good because you can include it in many different recipes. Keep...
Infused Caramel Apples

Infused Caramel Apples

Infused Caramel Apples When you’re hungry for a special but easy-to-make snack, caramel apples are the way to go. We use infused sugar and Swift’s caramels to give these apples an extra little kick. Keep reading to find out how to make infused caramel...
Introducing Sugarleaf

Introducing Sugarleaf

Sugarleaf Sugarleaf is a tier 3 producer from Sedro-Woolley, Washington. They are an indoor-grown, pesticide tested brand with 8ths starting at $25 and 7gs at $50. Their motto is “Cannabis Perfected”, ensuring high-quality products in every package. Keep...
Introducing Artizen

Introducing Artizen

Artizen Artizen is a tier 3 producer and processor from Lacey, Washington. They implement an indoor growing system and use a slow curing process. The average grow for their flower is around 9-12 weeks. Keep reading to find out more about this company!   About The...
Introducing Budwise

Introducing Budwise

Budwise Budwise (or The Hunt Company) is a tier 1 producer that is located in Spokane Valley, Washington. They are a pesticide tested company that only uses organic sustainable methods of pesticides and pest controls. Budwise in Spokane is grown in organic, living...
Mental Glue by Burnwell – Budtender Review

Mental Glue by Burnwell – Budtender Review

 Mental Glue (terp sugar) – Review A Cinder North’s budtender’s written review of the Mental Glue terp sugar by Burnwell. This is an indica-leaning hybrid that will leave you feeling focused and calm. The Mental Glue comes from a lineage of Gorilla...
Introducing Burnwell

Introducing Burnwell

Burnwell Burnwell (AKA AG Grow) is a tier 2 producer and processor from Pullman, Washington. Their flower is greenhouse-grown with beneficial insects and they also use natural sunlight to help offset the grow lamps. Therefore, Burnwell is able to use less electricity...
Introducing Le Ganja Fairy

Introducing Le Ganja Fairy

Le Ganja Fairy Le Ganja Fairy is a tier 3 producer and processor working out of Spokane Valley, Washington. They are an indoor-grown, pesticide-free producer that has been providing high-quality weed since 2014. As a result of using predatory mites, nematodes, and...