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The best portable vaporizers for 2024

Portable vaporizers are still the number one choice for customers. It brings you tips on top-of-the-range pieces that impress not only with advanced features, but also with unusual design. Which portable vaporizers for dry herbs or concentrates should not be missing from your range this year? How do the new models outperform their predecessors? Meet the new generation of vaporizers from PAX, Puffco and Dynavap, as well as the star from Storz & Bickel.


What is CBDP and what products can you offer your customers?

What is CBDP and what products can you offer your customers?

Are you looking for new products for your customers? Today, we're introducing CBDP, which appears to be a stronger variant of CBD and is also non-psychoactive. Find out what CBDP is, how it is produced, its effects, its legal status and what products you can already delight your customers with.


What is THCB and what are its effects? What products can you include in your product range?

What is THCB and what are its effects? What products can you include in your product range?

Recently, the Czech Republic joined other countries that have banned the cannabinoids HHC, HHCO and THCP. Although there is talk of a temporary ban in the Czech Republic, it is not clear how long it will last. And since customers will most likely look for other legal options, cannabis shops are already starting to fill up with new products. That's why today we're going to take a look at one possible option to include in your menu, the cannabinoid THCB.


What is the cannabinoid THCJD

What is THCJD, what are its effects and what are the risks? What products can you offer customers?

You will have noticed that many EU countries have banned some new cannabinoids in recent months. The Czech Republic is no exception, where the cannabinoids HHC, HHCO and THCP have been banned since 1 March 2024. So far, there is talk of a temporary ban, but no one knows whether it will be weeks, months or years. This leaves retailers with no choice but to look for other "legal alternatives" to offer to their customers. Today, we will introduce you to one such alternative, the cannabinoid THCJD.


E-commerce fraud

E-commerce fraud prevention: how to protect your customers and business?

Just as digitalisation and e-commerce are developing, the amount and sophistication of online fraud is also increasing. These can put your reputation, your financial situation, your customers and your entire business at risk. This article focuses on the issue of e-commerce fraud and provides strategies to protect your business from various forms of online fraud. What are the typical fraudulent practices and what effective security measures should you take to keep your e-commerce store safe?


How to do effective email marketing in the cannabis business

Email harvesting: How can email marketing increase sales and customer loyalty in the cannabis business?

Cannabis advertising is banned on most social platforms, making it often difficult for cannabis e-shops to attract attention to new products or increase website traffic. Email marketing is a powerful tool to help keep a brand in front of customers. Wondering how effective email marketing can help you increase sales and shopper loyalty? Then get reading so you can get it started as soon as possible too.


CB9: What it is, effects, legislation, availability

CB9: What it is, effects, legislation, availability

The cannabinoid CB9, which offers users psychoactive properties similar to HHC, is starting to appear on foreign e-shops. And since most governments in Europe have decided to ban HHC, its derivatives and other psychoactive cannabinoids, this substance could shuffle the cards. Don't have CB9 on your list yet? Find out what CB9 is, how it is produced, its effects, legislation, availability and why it could be attractive to consumers.


How to choose the right e-commerce platform for your e-shop?

How to choose the right e-commerce platform for your e-shop?

The e-commerce sector in the Czech Republic has enjoyed high popularity since the pandemic. Although the sales of many e-shops have dropped significantly in 2022, it is still a sphere that attracts entrepreneurs. In order for an e-commerce venture to be successful, a sole trader or company must also choose the optimal e-commerce platform for their e-shop. But how to choose the right one?


CBD and coffee: make customers' daily routine more enjoyable

CBD and coffee: make customers' daily routine more enjoyable

The world is full of coffee lovers and the Czechs, with an average annual consumption of over 3 kg per person, confirm this trend. Does coffee go together with hemp and individual ingredients such as CBD and hemp seed? Why include hemp coffee in your offer?


third-party testing

Independent third-party testing - assurance for you and your customers

The cannabis industry has enormous potential, but unfortunately some traders are taking advantage of this in an unethical way, withholding or misrepresenting information about the composition of the products they sell. If you want to make sure you are offering your customers the best, and most importantly, safe products, pay attention to the following article to learn what third party testing is for, what the methods are and what can be analysed for products containing cannabinoids.


HHC-P

HHCP: The power that attracts customers

In previous articles we have already introduced you to HHC and HHC-O compounds. Now we will expand this line with HHC-P. What makes HHC-P products special? As a responsible retailer, what pitfalls and possible side effects should you warn your customers about?


Cannabidiol in animals

CBD and animal health: What is the potential use of CBD products in the veterinary industry?

The cannabinoid CBD is used not only in the human world but also in the animal world due to its considerable therapeutic potential. We are already seeing more and more new CBD products that are designed specifically for dogs, cats, horses or even guinea pigs. CBD has growing potential in the veterinary industry as well, and therefore might be of interest to your customers. 


Objev THCP

THCP: Magnet for new orders

A hot and desirable novelty on the Czech market is the cannabinoid THCP. The first scientific studies show that it could be one of the most potent cannabinoids to date. Retail demand for THCP products has been increasing in recent weeks and you can now satisfy your customers' interest.


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12 tips to prepare your online business for the Christmas season

During the holiday season, there is an opportunity to capitalize on consumers who are looking forward to shopping for their family, friends and themselves. Christmas 2023 is knocking on the door and cannabis brandies are in for a green shopping spree. All types of businesses experience a spike in sales during this period, and for cannabis e-tailers, this can be especially beneficial. Is your cannabis online business ready for the Christmas onslaught? Check out these 12 tips to amplify your marketing strategies, maximize sales and improve the shopper experience in your online store.


CBD for athletes: what you should know about cannabidiol

CBD for athletes: what you should know about cannabidiol

Athletes place great demands on their bodies, both positively and negatively. Training stress stimulates adaptation to increased performance, but physical trauma and prolonged wear and tear can also lead to injury and pain. Current pain management methods are effective, but they also kill. In the search for a better way to recover from athletic performance and safer pain relief, many people are asking about the potential of cannabidiol (CBD) for athletes. Is it suitable?


Convection vs. conduction heating in vaporizers

Convection vs. conduction heating in vaporizers

Conduction and convection are the two most popular heating-styles in vaporizers. Conduction means heating by direct contact with a heat source. Convection means heating a material with hot air blown through a heating element.


Which dosage of CBD to choose for your pet dog?

Which dosage of CBD to choose for your pet dog?

CBD gives us hope when helping dogs, cats and other pets which have to go through various diseases. However, finding the right dosage of CBD can be difficult. In this article, we will share some basic tips about the dosage of CBD for dogs (It can be applied in cats). You will find everything you need to know about the dosage of CBD oils and capsules in the article.


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CBD and pain

CBD and pain

CBD shows great potential in relieving many types of pain. In this text, you can read how CBD relieves pain on all levels, from the body to the brain. For many patients, the medications currently available to combat pain do not bring complete relief. In addition, these drugs usually have side effects that can reduce their usefulness.


Six Positive Effects of CBD oils

Six Positive Effects of CBD oils

Hemp is still considered a recreational drug, and the use of its products raises a number of controversial questions. At the same time, the beneficial effects of the substances contained in this remarkable plant are gradually being pointed out. Research has indicated in the past few years that CBD, which is legally attainable in the forms of extracts, shows very valuable therapeutic potential.


CBD oil for inflammation

CBD oil for inflammation

Inflammation is the cause of many health problems. CBD oil has impressive anti-inflammatory effects. In this article, you will learn how CBD can be used to treat various inflammatory ailments. We'll cover how this impressive dietary supplement actually works, what its limitations are, and what to look out for in a quality CD oil to reduce inflammation.


Living resin extract is the future of cannabis

Living resin extract is the future of cannabis

We are entering the era of live resin extracts - what are they and why are they such an important new development in the CBD field? We are experiencing a cannabis revolution right now. One of the fastest growing areas of the hemp industry is concentrated extracts like waxes and CBD crystals.


Cannabis concentrates - everything in one place

Cannabis concentrates - everything in one place

You probably have noticed tiny hairs covering the cannabis plant, giving it a crystal, shiny and sticky appearance. These glandular hairs, called trichomes, produce and store the plant's cannabinoids and terpenes. These compounds are isolated from the trichomes during the manufacture of cannabis concentrates.
In other words, concentrates are full of everything cannabis users genuinely appreciate. Furthermore, it is guaranteed that they are more potent than the botanical material. This is why they have rapidly become so popular.


Use of raw CBD flowers - a beginner’s guide

Use of raw CBD flowers - a beginner’s guide

The most common way how to use CBD is through edible oils and liquids. Yet less often, but still a very great way, is the use of raw CBD flowers, which is also known as a hemp bud. But what is the best method, and what effects will it bring? You will find answers to this and a few other questions in the following text, which is mainly dedicated to beginners.


CBD & Sport: Seven reasons why athletes should use cannabidiol (CBD)

CBD & Sport: Seven reasons why athletes should use cannabidiol (CBD)

The ability of CBD to support health is what makes it a perfect choice for athletes. Here is a list of seven reasons why CBD is so beneficial to them. The therapeutic value of CBD is already very well-proven. It turned out that this compound is an effective painkiller, promotes sleep, and has anti-inflammatory properties.


Seven tips for beginners on how to use CBD products

Seven tips for beginners on how to use CBD products

When one enters the world of cannabinoids, especially cannabidiol (CBD), they can find it challenging to get oriented in all types of products and understand their consumption methods. Perhaps you have heard about some of CBD’s natural therapeutic properties, which has helped you make up your mind and include it in your diet. But what if you do not know how exactly to use products with this non-psychoactive cannabinoid? You are about to find out in the following text.

 


Main differences between pure CBD and full-spectrum CBD extract

Main differences between pure CBD and full-spectrum CBD extract

Public awareness about cannabidiol (CBD) immensely increased in the last years. People use it to mitigate various ailments and choose from countless feasible ways of consumption: it is possible to swallow it in capsules or oil, apply ointment to the skin or inhale. Generally, however, it is true that you can choose from two basic and fundamentally varying types – vegetable extract or extract with a high content of CBD (often called as “full-spectrum”) or purified CBD (so-called isolate).

 


The 3 best hybrid vaporizers

The 3 best hybrid vaporizers

Hybrid vaporizers are the next generation of vaporizer development. It is no longer a battle between conduction and convection devices. These 21st century vapes are driven by synergy. In this text, we'll take a look at hybrid vaporizers and break down the top 3 models.


The ten best vaporizers of 2020

The ten best vaporizers of 2020

If you are looking for the best portable herb vaporizer, you have come to the right place! We have tried dozens of them and chose the top ten. Thanks to some great innovations in the world of portable vaporizers, 2020 was really exciting. 


Top 5 discreet vaporizers

Top 5 discreet vaporizers

Looking for a way to use a vaporizer in public? These brands have created products mainly with the unobtrusiveness of their operation in mind. Check out the 5 best vaporizers for discreet vaping.


What is CBG?

What is CBG?

Most people familiar with cannabis have heard of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol) and their effects, but did you know that there are many other similar substances in cannabis? One of the lesser-known ones is a cannabinoid called cannabigerol (CBG), and although it's not found in large quantities in most varieties, it's worth looking out for for several reasons.


What are CBD pain patches?

What are CBD pain patches?

CBD patches are transdermal patches containing cannabidiol (CBD). They slowly release CBD into the blood through the skin. Some people may prefer this method of ingesting CBD to inhaling vaporized CBD or ingesting it orally in the form of oils, foods, or drinks.


Reviews of the Flowermate V5.0s Pro vaporizer

Reviews of the Flowermate V5.0s Pro vaporizer

Vaporising dry herbs is generally known to be much healthier compared to consuming them by smoking. The cannabis industry has taken note of this and come up with a wide range of vaporizers that come in different forms with different features and different prices.


Five most durable vaporizers

Five most durable vaporizers

Choosing a portable vaporizer does not have to be a headache. Nowadays, a vast range of high-quality and reliable devices on the market suit every budget and different needs. Let's take a look at some of the best devices in their specific price range to help you find a vaporizer that you will indeed enjoy.


Tube versus bag when vaping herbs, which one is better?

Tube versus bag when vaping herbs, which one is better?

If you are thinking of switching from smoking to vaping at home, you must be interested in making the most of this transition. We will look at the two most popular accessories that are part of desktop vaporizers, tubes, and bags and see how they perform in comparison. You can then make a wise decision about what will suit you the best!


Review of the AirVape Xs GO vaporizer

Review of the AirVape Xs GO vaporizer

This time I had the opportunity to try a piece of AirVape Xs GO. Xs GO is currently the lightest and most comfortable portable device from Apollo Vaporizer. It has a sleek shape, five preset temperatures, and can be purchased significantly cheaper than most other portable dry herb vaporizers.


Vaporizer review - Linx Blaze

Vaporizer review - Linx Blaze

You have already met the Linx brand on the ROOTS website. More precisely, it was in this year's third edition in the review of the Linx Eden vaporizer. It didn't turn out badly at all, and since the Blaze is also designed for vaporizing concentrates (waxes, oils, crystals), I couldn't wait to try it.


Arizer ArGo vaporizer Review

Arizer ArGo vaporizer Review

Before I proceeded to the testing of the Arizer ArGo, I have searched out the most detailed information on the internet as usual because I suspected that I would get a chance to lay hands on one of the best portable vaporizers on the market.


Mighty vaporizer Review

Mighty vaporizer Review

The third and final representative of the Storz & Bickel brand is the Mighty vaporiser. It is much smaller than the Volcano rated earlier, and the manufacturer refers to it as portable.


Linx Gaia vaporizer Review

Linx Gaia vaporizer Review

The Linx Gaia vaporizer is not the newest on the market. However, for many reasons, I was truly looking forward to reviewing it. As it turned out during the testing, it proved to be a legitimate longing.

Flowermate CAP vaporizer review

Flowermate CAP vaporizer review

Flowermate has released a lot of products in the past few years. Some of them were really good, the others slightly worse. At the beginning of this year, there was introduced a vaporizer with dual heating, the Flowermate Cross. This time, we are going to look at its smaller cousin – the Flowermate CAP.

Review of Volcano Hybrid vaporizer

Review of Volcano Hybrid vaporizer

In the first part of the vaporizer review series published in ROOTS 03/2019 we introduced you to the Volcano Digit desktop vaporizer. It performed very well and the 98% rating only confirmed its reputation as the best vaporizer in the world. It didn't take long for its latest successor, the Volcano Hybrid, to arrive on our desk.


DaVinci IQ and + MIQRO vaporizer review

DaVinci IQ and + MIQRO vaporizer review

The Davinci IQ has come at a much higher level than its predecessors, the Ascent and Classic. The manufacturer, Organicix LLC, has learned from the previous mistakes made in the two past models and fixed all the bugs and shortcomings, coming up with this current piece.

Arizer Extreme Q vaporizer review

Arizer Extreme Q vaporizer review

This is not the first time you have come across the Arizer brand in our vaporizer reviews. The premiere, however, is that it is not primarily a portable device. In fact, the Arizer Extreme Q is a desktop vaporizer. How did this piece fare, which boasts several top-notch extras, including a remote control, a choice between balloons and direct puffing through a hose, digital temperature settings, adjustable fan speeds, and yet is on the market for a very, very reasonable price.


Flowermate Slick vaporizer review

Flowermate Slick vaporizer review

The Flowermate brand is well-known for making first-class and very durable devices that produce high-quality steam. This time, we shall look at their exquisite piece, the Slick. The manufacturer heralds excellent parameters regarding this device, which is almost impossible to believe it costs just under € 80.


Main differences between pure CBD and broad spectrum CBD extract

Main differences between pure CBD and broad spectrum CBD extract

Public awareness of cannabidiol (CBD) has increased greatly in recent years. People use it to alleviate a wide variety of ailments and choose from a myriad of ways to consume it: it can be swallowed in capsules or oil, rubbed into the skin or inhaled. In general, however, there are two basic and fundamentally different types to choose from when buying it - a plant extract, or high-CBD extract (often referred to as a full-spectrum or broad-spectrum extract), or a purified CBD, called an isolate.


CBD for appetite in dogs

CBD for appetite in dogs

We are constantly observing our dogs' behaviour and trying to understand them, so when dogs lose their appetite it could be a sign of a health problem or something that is not serious at all. It is important to know what is normal and whether subtle changes in your dog's behavior are related to illness.


What are flavonoids, terpenes and terpenoids?

What are flavonoids, terpenes and terpenoids?

The flowers on cannabis plants appear simple to the naked eye. Yet these sticky green buds contain a mysterious and complex world. Not only do they contain more than 100 cannabinoids, but they also produce hundreds of terpenes, terpenoids and flavonoids. Although these molecules have their own unique effects, they also combine to affect the overall effects of the herb.


Reviews Boundless CFC 2.0 vaporizer

Reviews Boundless CFC 2.0 vaporizer

The Boundless CFC 2.0 is an affordable dry herb vaporizer that is simple and gets the job done. It has an OLED display, precise temperature settings, a 1200 mAH battery and comes with a water adapter. For the low price, these are pretty good features that make it a great vaporizer for beginners before they move on to something more advanced.


Beginner’s guide to vape pens

Beginner’s guide to vape pens

Since the use of herbs has gained popularity in the eyes of the public, people are looking for two things. The first is, of course, the easiest way how to enjoy them, and the second one is seemingly discreet using. Things like pipes and joints once controlled the throne of the simplest and most discreet methods of herb use. Luckily, the future has reached us, and it has come with some exciting stuff. The invention of a vape pen is one of them.


3 TIPS for sellers of CBD products for 2022

3 TIPS for sellers of CBD products for 2022

How do you take the growing popularity of CBD products and translate it into higher sales? Selling CBD products can make you money, but only if you understand what you're doing. This is because we are in a time when the industry is rapidly evolving, and that also means that the market is changing rapidly.


Tips on how to safely start a cannabis business

Tips on how to safely start a cannabis business

The cannabis industry has experienced a huge boom in recent years. Forecasts predict that the cannabis business in the US alone will reach $20 billion by 2024. Globally, of course, it will be many times more. CBD is getting most of the attention, and for a relatively new substance, it is very popular. 


HHC - thin ice for sellers?

HHC - thin ice for sellers?

There are many unknowns surrounding hexahydrocannabinol. Expert sources are very reticent and information is scarce, and users of this little-known substance try to highlight even the smallest positives. So where is the truth and does HHC have a future?


The long run: credit and the cannabis business

The long run: credit and the cannabis business

There are only a tiny handful who decide, snap their fingers and start a business without financial help. You usually can't do without a loan and support from a bank. But the problem is that the "cannabis world" is generally viewed through the fingers and without confidence.


Imaginative packaging extends to the world of cannabis

Imaginative packaging extends to the world of cannabis

The cannabis product is one thing, the other and equally important part is the labels, overall design, packaging, customer relationship building and social media. You can have and sell the best products, but remember that the details matter.


Growing cannabis takes time and a strong will

Growing cannabis takes time and a strong will

The world of cannabis is constantly changing and expanding and it is quite difficult to navigate. There are hundreds of cultivars available in Europe and the USA. Each has its own specificities and differs in size, effects and cultivation requirements.


What is the future of the CBD industry?

What is the future of the CBD industry?

Every industry has challenges to overcome, but CBD is in a unique position at the moment. The CBD market is growing incredibly fast. What is the situation in the US? And can we expect similar prospects for the Czech and European markets?


Does HHC legality have an expiration date?

Does HHC legality have an expiration date?

HHC is experiencing a huge boom among users, and products containing it are becoming dusty. The legal status of HHC is a big part of this. Will this always be the case, or are changes afoot and laws about to be tightened?


4 steps to beat the competition in the CBD business

4 steps to beat the competition in the CBD business

Making it in the cannabis world and overtaking your rivals is not easy. But with simple tricks, you can slowly move forward. Do you know all four methods to boost your business and make your presence known?


How to be a little closer to customers?

How to be a little closer to customers?

Every retailer tries to differentiate itself and not only attract customers but also retain them. And that can be a tricky task. Especially at a time when the cannabis world is one of the fastest growing industries and the competition is becoming increasingly fierce. In such an environment, how can you approach customers and entice them to your side?


Four CBD market pitfalls to overcome

Four CBD market pitfalls to overcome

The world of cannabis and CBD in particular is constantly evolving and growing. But of course, this also brings with it a number of problems, such as stronger competition or the methods of internet search engines, such as blocking information about CBD so that cannabidiol does not get too much space. What should you prepare for so that the restrictions don't overwhelm you?


CBD liquid and market forecasts

CBD liquid and market forecasts

The popularity of CBD is skyrocketing regardless of its form. E-cigarette-like vaping devices that contain CBD e-liquid (sometimes also called vape juice) are no exception. Demand for them is steadily growing and vendors are racing to see who can offer the most interesting flavour or higher CBD content. What are the forecasts for the coming years?


A new cannabinoid on the market: What is H4CBD?

A new cannabinoid on the market: What is H4CBD?

Looking for a cannabinoid product to attract new customers? Have you heard of H4CBD, which is rumored to be up to 100 times more potent than CBD? In this article, we'll take a closer look at the properties and effects of H4CBD so you can assess whether this cannabinoid could complement your store.


How to choose quality CBD oils and drops for your customers?

How to choose quality CBD oils and drops for your customers?

The popularity of CBD is growing and more and more people are interested in how CBD products can positively impact their healthy lifestyle. A good retailer chooses quality products that are safe and effective. What are the key factors you should consider when choosing quality CBD oils and drops for your customers?


HHC legislation: what is coming and how will it affect the market?

HHC legislation: what is coming and how will it affect the market?

The expanding supply and growing popularity of HHC products is not only attracting the attention of consumers, but also the government and regulatory authorities of the Czech Republic and other European countries. Is a ban within reach? What is the European Union's position on HHC and what should retailers prepare for? Let's take a look at the current situation and upcoming changes in legislation.


HHC, HHC-O, HHC-P: What is the power of the new cannabinoids and how to offer them to customers?

HHC, HHC-O, HHC-P: What is the power of the new cannabinoids and how to offer them to customers?

When HHC entered the market, it created a wave of interest among consumers. This is no different today, with the popularity of new cannabinoids steadily growing. This has also contributed to the emergence of HHC derivatives labelled HHC-O and HHC-P. What are the origins of these substances and why do customers seek them out? What to look for when selling HHC, HHC-O and HHC-P products?


H4CBD: How to expand the offer and delight customers?

H4CBD: How to expand the offer and delight customers?

H4CBD is attracting interest and growing in popularity. Because it is a new cannabinoid, it is not yet available in as many forms as CBD. Is it worth expanding the range? And what H4CBD products can you already offer your customers?


Quality assurance of CBD oil: How and where to store?

Quality assurance of CBD oil: How and where to store?

Do you want your customers to always receive premium quality CBD oil? In this article, you will find practical advice on how to ensure proper storage of the product. External influences such as heat, light, air and humidity can cause degradation of the active ingredients and reduce its quality. The material of the bottle in which the liquid is contained is also very important. Read on to find out the optimal storage conditions for CBD oil. 


Why does THCV attract customers?

Why does THCV attract customers?

The cannabinoid THCV is not yet widespread in the Czech Republic, despite its unique properties. Now you finally have the opportunity to enrich your offer with this less common cannabinoid and satisfy customer demand.


HHC-O: A new player in the HHC field

HHC-O: A new player in the HHC field

HHC has already found its fans, but there's also a growing interest in new cannabinoids. One of them is HHC-O. Why might customers be interested in this cannabinoid and how can they incorporate it into their offerings? How does it differ from HHC and what are its effects?