The legalization of cannabis in many areas of the country has resulted in a variety of novel social gatherings and activities involving the kind herb. One such event that has emerged in cities such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Denver is a trichome viewing sesh. I was recently invited to such an event in Los Angeles.
A quality high-powered microscope allows one to get a miraculous view of the small, mushroom-shaped resin glands called trichomes that produce all of the cannabinoids and terpenes found in cannabis. In short, trichomes are the medicine factories of the cannabis plant.
And if you’re curious about the molecules that populate those shimmering trichomes, check out my collection of terpene articles.
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Gooey Rabinski is a technical writer, photographer, and compliance documentation specialist for cannabis businesses who has contributed feature articles to magazines and media outlets such as High Times, CannaBiz Journal, MERRY JANE, Emerald Magazine, Grow Magazine, Herb.co, The Kind, Skunk, Cannabis Culture, Whaxy, Heads, Weed World, Green Flower Media, Cannabis Health Journal, Green Thumb, and Treating Yourself.
He is the author of Understanding Medical Marijuana, available on Amazon Kindle.