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The 10 Best Hotels in Gunnison

The small town of Gunnison, Colorado, was founded in the late 1800s and named after John W Gunnison, the first known traveler in the area (he was looking for the transcontinental). Now it is home to a bustling culture filled with ranching folk and the entire spectrum...

10 Tasty New Strains Coming Soon to Soma

The New Year is upon us. We’re nearly a quarter of the way into 2017, isn’t that crazy? Time flies. Well with the new year comes new beginnings, and Soma is honoring this by introducing ten tasty new strains to the roster. For all you looking to switch things up and...

10 Best Vaporizers for Christmas 2016

In this past voting period, California legalized marijuana. This feat is symbolic of the way the world is changing. Now over half the United States has legalized the medical use of marijuana and some of those states have gone as far as to legalize the recreational...

Analyzing 10 of the Best Marijuana Stocks

The world as we know it is changing. Especially the western world, as our customs and values are evolving with the new wave of adult citizens; the millennials have grown up! In America, one of the biggest changes we’ve seen is the way our country handles marijuana....

Whats New In Marijuana: September 2016

If it seems the world in regards to marijuana is changing on a daily basis, that would be because it truly is, and often times we miss bits and pieces of these changes. Here we attempt to enlighten the curious regarding our home state of Colorado, our neighboring...

Looking Back at August 2016 in Marijuana News

It is surprising how much happens when we are busy living life, going to work, chasing families, and all those other necessities. So with that in mind, let's take a look at what happened in marijuana in August. Jack’s Law With tears in many of our eyes we bid farewell...

Buying Cannabis Colorado is Now Much Simpler

Still have summer vacation time left to travel? A day off or two yet available? No plans yet made? Unsure where to go? The decision just became an easy no brainer, at least for those that enjoy relaxing with a joint, or enjoy eating some Colorado-grown and infused...

Pros and Cons of Indoor vs Outdoor Grows

With so many recent changes in the laws, one has to stop and really think when it comes to growing marijuana. Is it better to grow indoors or outdoors? The pros and cons of both options must be thoroughly considered on a large scale. Outdoor Growing Growing outdoors...

10 Amazing Marijuana Strains for Summer

The dog days of summer are almost upon us, and with that comes high heat indexes, warm ocean breezes, arid grassless patches, or humid, flat country farmlands, depending on where your dot is on the map. Location, though is irrelevant when it comes down to this piece's...

Marijuana News from April, 2016

It seems as if there are daily sightings of marijuana in the news, of some variation, and most days that is exactly how it has become. For the average person, it's pretty tough keep up with it all. To assist those or simply fill any in on what they might have missed...

Edibles: How to Enjoy Without Overmedicating

Unless you have been living in a cave, under a rock or in outer space, you have heard about the legalization of marijuana for medical and recreational use, in various states throughout the United States. Have you been thinking or planning a visit to one of these great...

What is the Difference Between Smoking & Vaporizing Marijuana?

There are four methods of consuming marijuana these days eating edibles, dabbing, smoking and vaporizing. Simplified consumers smoke it, eat it, vape it or dab it. Of course, each of these four methods has numerous options among them. For now, we are focusing...

The Effects of Smoking Marijuana vs. Eating It

If you ever ask someone who has tried marijuana how it feels you will get a variety of answers. Marijuana has been known to bring on effects ranging from a natural high to inducing immediate unconsciousness. The reasons behind the effect differentiation can vary...

Top 10 Best Marijuana Strains 2015

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SOMA Opens Gunnison Dispensary

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] We are so proud to announce our second dispensary in Gunnison, CO! Located at 500 W Highway 50 #101, our new Gunnison dispensary is the newest addition to the SOMA family.  We'd like to thank everyone who has supported our Crested...

Cannabidiol (CBD): Non-Psychoactive & Natural Miracle?

Cannabidiol (CBD) is the lesser known of two primary chemical compounds that form cannabis. While THC is the more renowned compound in cannabis, CBD is garnering more attention these days because of an expanding volume of research illuminating the benefits it can...

Liz Sampey: Sponsored Athlete for Cannabis

Professional mountain biker Liz Sampey blazes trails in advocating the use of cannabis topical creams. Learn why professional endurance mountain biker Liz Sampey advocates the use of cannabis creams for pain management and the story behind her career.

Strain Specific Wax and the New Colorado Laws

Strain specific wax is sweeping the nation and give a more concentrated effect for the advanced marijuana consumer. Learn more about the new laws that have been passed in Colorado to keep you safe from the dangers of producing at home.

Marijuana Street Slang Terms, in case you were curious…

Can·na·bis and it's Many Street Slang Terms  If you didn't know Cannabis is a genus of flowering plants that includes three different species of different strain variations, Cannabis sativa strains, Cannabis indica strains and Cannabis ruderalis. The species are...

Sativa, Indica, or Hybrid: Which Flower Is Right for Me?

This article will help you better understand the effects and characteristics of the sativa, indica and hybrid cannabis strains.  We will be referencing strains from our cannabis menu throughout the post.  The wonderful world of cannabis can seem a bit daunting to new...

How To Consume Cannabis (Marijuana) Safely

This Article Will Cover Two Major Points: Methods to Consume Cannabis Products. How to Enjoy the Effects of Marijuana Safely. For clarification purposes, marijuana is the more commonly known street name for cannabis or hemp. We will use the terms interchangeably...

New Hours at SOMA Wellness Lounge

At SOMA Wellness Lounge we've made a major change of great proportions that reporters are saying is expected to blow the freakin' minds of the early birds looking to catch a morning buzz with their cup of coffee. Fact: We are now opening our...

Cannabis Tax: How Recreational Marijuana is Regulated

This article should help you better understand the regulations and taxes that have been implemented for the legal cannabis trade in Colorado as well as the differences in laws between various cities within the state. It touches on the tracking of marijuana from seed to store, typical prices of marijuana, and a federal statement clarifying national disposition toward dispensaries and marijuana sales.

Colorado Cannabis & Marijuana Laws

Marijuana is now legal for Colorado residents and non-residents to purchase, possess, and use. Below you will find questions to specifics about Colorado’s new law and how you can stay educated on the new legislature.

Our Cannabis is Proudly Grown in Colorado

100% Organically grown Cannabis in ground coco from coconuts. Since we grow our own cannabis, we know exactly what is in the plant, which allows us to say: SOMA Cannabis Strains Are the Best in Colorado Our staff goes through a meticulous process...