What to Expect on Your First Visit to a Dispensary

More people than ever before are considering dipping a toe in the recreational cannabis waters but have no idea what to expect or how to buy cannabis at a recreational marijuana dispensary for the first time. At Highwire Farms, we believe that the quality of that first-time experience is just as important as the quality […]

Cannabis vs. Alcohol: What’s safer?

With the legalization of recreational cannabis in some states, many people, especially folks who have little to no experience with cannabis, are starting to wonder if it’s a better alternative to alcoholic beverages. As of November 2020, 15 states and Washington, D.C., have legalized recreational cannabis for adults over the age of 21. As the […]

Legal and Illegal Cannabis States

Living in the United States and enjoying Cannabis at the same time can be a challenge. Whether you travel or want to find a recreational dispensary near you, it’s important to know the states that are legal and those that aren’t. On Election Day in 2012, voters in Colorado approved a ballot initiative legalizing the […]

Top 5 Things Everyone Over 35 Should Know about Cannabis

Cannabis has changed since college. Gone are the days of stuffing a towel under your dorm door before packing a hollowed-out apple with some green stuff you bought from a friend of a friend. As more states legalize recreational cannabis — 15 states plus Washington, D.C., — taboos around the substance are decreasing, and more […]

How to Eat Healthy When the Munchies Hit

Ahhh, the munchies. If you’ve experimented with cannabis, then you may have experienced the overwhelming desire to eat … a lot. You may not even feel hungry, but the effect of certain strains can send you running to the pantry or to the phone to order pizza. Why do you eat when you’re high, and […]

A Cannabis Revolution: From Illegal to In-Hand

What we’ve seen in the cannabis industry in the last 20 years is nothing short of amazing. While cannabis is still illegal under federal law, many states have legalized the cultivation and use of cannabis. Support for the legalization of cannabis for medical and/or recreational use is at an all-time high (91%) and continues to […]

How to Get a Medical Marijuana Card in Michigan

Marijuana has been legal in Michigan since December 2018, and more and more Michiganders are beginning to understand how cannabis can contribute to a greater quality of life – from natural anxiety and pain management relief, to feeling focused or inspired for the day. The state of Michigan has created a framework for the legal […]

Purple Beautiful Buds

Purple cannabis strains can yield some of the most exotic and beautiful flowers. Today we harvested some of our Original Grand Daddy Purp and our purple marijuana buds are always a hit with patients and friends. Ask any cannabis enthusiast, and she or he will likely tell you that purple strains are highly desirable. The […]

Determining the Quality

Cannabis is an incredible plant with the power to help make anyone’s day a little brighter. For some of our friends, cannabis is an important medicine; for others, it’s a pleasant daily ritual that elevates their mood, sparks creativity, and helps wash away stress. Whatever your reason for using cannabis, we’re committed to helping you […]

Staying Safe While Getting High – COVID-19

The global concern over the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19 has many people taking precautions against contracting the virus. It’s also raising a lot of questions about weed, smoking, edibles, THC, CBD, and your health during this difficult time. The coronavirus has disrupted cannabis commerce across North America including Michigan, triggering runs on stores, closures […]