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NEW TRUE: The Return of THE TRUE OG is Here!

  Halle-TRUE-jah, EWC Family -- prepare for the comeback of our multiple-time HTCC-winning house strain, The True OG, returning to the flower me...

Welcome to the Menu Humboldt Trees!

  We’re springing into action for the beginning of March, by adding some great value options to the flower and preroll menus from our new ...

5 Products to Help You Slide into Spring with Style

  You’ve made it Elemental Family -- we’ve marched right past winter as spring is almost upon us here on the first day of March. As ...

New Product Roundup [February 2020]

  We’re gearing up for springtime here at Elemental by adding a bevy of new eye-catching products across the board! Whether you’re k...

Find Your Utopia at Elemental!

  u·to·pi·a noun an imagined place or state of things in which everything is perfect. Utopia might...

5 Icy Indicas to Help You Through the Rest of Winter

Cannabis - Icy Indica Strains Happy Chinese New Year, Elemental Family! We hope you’re making it through the winter weather alright; If you&r...

New Product Roundup [December 2019]

  Happy Holidays, EWC Family! ‘Tis the season for giving, and, in addition to our 12 Days of Kushmas & NYE deals, we’re doing ou...

5 Frosty Products for Your Lazy December Days

  We’re halfway through December, and although winter hasn’t officially started yet, you’d be forgiven for thinking it had giv...

Elemental's New Fall/Winter 2019 Line is Here!

  Hi there, EWC family! We’ve got some good news and some bad news for you today. The bad news: the days are getting shorter and the weath...

New Product Roundup [November 2019]

  Hey, Elemental Family -- hope you’re staying warm and enjoying your fall season so far. It’s been a while since our last New Produ...

5 EWC Products to Keep Your Stash Hot This Fall/Winter!

With November now upon us, and the slight winter chill making its way to the Bay Area, Elemental has the goods ready to keep you warm during these c...

5 Spooky-Good Options for Halloween @ EWC!

  With summer firmly in the rearview and fall now in full swing, the treats are on deck at Elemental as we gear up for yet another eventful Hall...

Strain Spotlight: Alien OG

  It’s been a while since our last Strain Spotlight, so to pick things back up today we’ll be digging into a strain that’s tru...

Strain Spotlight: Blue Dream

 Regarded as a crown jewel of West Coast genetics, few strains offer the name recognition Blue Dream boasts. Providing a desirable balance o...

Late August New Product Round-Up

  It is most certainly a hot product summer here at Elemental, as the good news with fresh, quality products just keeps rolling in. This week&rs...

New Products Continue to Pile in @ EWC!

 It’s been a good-kind-of busy for this digital media manager over the last month at Elemental: the new products just keep flooding in, so ...

Strain Spotlight: Jack Herer

 Named for one of the most influential activists in cannabis history, the Jack Herer strain had an extraordinary reputation to live up ...

Bringing the Heat: Even More New Products Arrive as Summer Hits Overdrive!

 This month’s haul of new products at Elemental was so massive that we couldn’t even fit it into one blog! Edibles, capsules, flower,...

New Products and Price Drops Touch Down at EWC!

 Here at Elemental, we’re always seeking new and exciting products to deliver to our customers at an unbeatable price! That’s why we&...

5 EWC Products That'll Blow Away Your Expectations this 4th of July!

  It’s almost here. Most of us enjoy it. Dogs don’t. Children are split.  Yes, millions of Americans will be celebrating Ind...

New Products Arrive at Elemental! [June 2019]

  As the weather warms, we’re pleased to present an unusually (and pleasantly) heavy load of new products this month, perfect for the barb...

5 Super Summer Products Currently Available

  Happy Summer, Elemental Family! Though it’s felt like we’ve transitioned to summer for the past month or so, the official begin...

5 EWC Products Perfect for Fabulous Father's Day Gifts!

  Hey there, Elemental Family, hope you’re having a wonderful summer so far! We’re almost to the year’s halfway point, which m...

Strain Spotlight: Black Jack

  A true jack of all trades, the venerable Black Jack is a tried-and-true variety for those seeking a balanced hybrid with a refreshingly sweet ...

5 Elemental Products to Have in Your Stash for June

  Hope you’re enjoying your summer, Elemental family, ‘cuz it certainly is flying by! We’re rapidly approaching June, with the...

Featured Provider: Old Pal

  The folks at Old Pal have enjoyed a steady rise to relevance in the cannabis industry over the past couple of years thanks to a worthy product...

New Products Arrive at Elemental! [May 2019]

  We’re constantly keeping the new products rolling in here at Elemental, which means it’s probably time for an update on products t...

5 Upcoming Free SF Festivals + Which Strains to Bring! [May 2019]

  Event season here in the Bay Area is now officially underway! In fact, it snuck up on us so quickly that some of the year’s most anticip...

5 EWC Products Perfect for Mother's Day!

  PSA from Elemental Wellness: Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 12th! If this has managed to slip your mind until this very moment, don&rs...

Strain Spotlight: Fig Farms' Banana Fig #8

  For regular followers of our blog, you may have noticed we began ‘Gettin’ Figgy Wit’ It’ in late March, in that we&rsq...

420 Luau: New Products Now Available in Time for the Big Day! [April 2019]

  It’s the most wonderful time of the year: April 19th, better known as 420’s Eve; and we’re a mere 18 HOURS AWAY from the sta...

420 Luau: 5 Super Sativas to Keep You Up & Running thru The Big Event!

You may have heard the phrase “Life’s a marathon, not a sprint” before -- here at Elemental, we tend to apply the same philosophy ...

420 Luau Strain Spotlight: Zkittlez

  An increasingly common trend as of late especially, breeders have been naming strains after food going back many, many years. Admittedly, cann...

420 Luau: 5 Products to Help Hold You Over Until the Event!

  We get it -- you’re trying to hold out for Elemental’s yet-to-be-revealed, but guaranteed-to-be-amazing 420 specials, but need a l...

We Pity the Fool: 5 Sativa Products to Keep You Alert on April Fools' Day

Approaching the end of March, many of us have our eyes set on warmer weather and longer days. But be careful -- there’s still one thing standing...

Strain Spotlight: Headband

Remember the famous scene from Reefer Madness where the female lead hammers away on the piano while madly puffing away on a lit joint? It’s a (n...

New Products Arrive at Elemental! [March 2019]

  Here at Elemental we’re always looking for high-quality brands that create their products with compassion for the patients in mind. This...

5 Upcoming Free SF Festivals + Which Strains to Bring with You!

As the weather warms and the bay breeze that has Bay Area residents perpetually wearing windbreakers begins to slowly dissipate, local organizations a...

420 Luau: The South Bay's Biggest 420 Bash!

  Here at Elemental we’re known for many things: lab-testing products before it was required by law, pioneering the award-winning The True...

FIG FARMS Arrives at Elemental!

High Times’ NorCal Cannabis Cup is consistently marked in red on the Elemental Wellness calendar each year -- it’s a great opportunity for...

Featured Provider: Legion of Bloom

One of our longest-tenured providers on the menu, our friends at Legion of Bloom have been providing quality medicine ranging across the entire menu f...

New Products Arrive at Elemental! [February 2019]

Here at Elemental, we’re always committed to sourcing the highest-quality, most sought-out products for our members to choose from. While mainta...

March Into Spring with These 5 Products from Elemental!

Though it feels like we just celebrated New Year’s yesterday, it seems that spring is nearly upon us as the calendar turns from February to Marc...

Strain Spotlight: C. Banana

Our friends over at Utopia are known for myriad achievements -- delectable macaroons, saucy oil extracts, high profile competitive cannabis wins, etc....

5 Hard-Hitting Products for your Super Bowl Weekend!

The Super Bowl has long been an event that has transcended the NFL and really, the game of football itself -- friends and family all gather together e...

Featured Provider: Nasha Extracts

One cannabis subcategory that has been slightly overlooked in the new Prop. 64 era, with the increased popularity of oil-based extracts and vaporizer ...

Strain Spotlight: Sherbet

Hailing from the oft-lauded Cookies family, Sherbet is one dessert strain that certainly hasn’t got lost in the seemingly endless shuffle of swe...

Join Us for New Year's Savings @ Elemental!

The countdown is on: Hurry into Elemental Wellness for a parade of delightful New Year’s discounts across the board! You won’t want to dro...

Enjoy NCAA National Championship Week w/ Elemental!

If you’ve made it to downtown San Jose within the past week, you may have noticed something strange: the normally still-holiday-centric decorati...

Featured Provider: Pacific Reserve

You may have noticed a new name popping up on the Elemental flower menu over the past month, offering hearty, four-gram eighths w/ high quality nugget...

5 Products to Help You Ring In the New Year @ EWC!

Happy holidays and happy new year, EWC family! It’s hard to believe an entire year has passed since the enactment of Prop. 64 and legal recreati...

Cannabis & Concussions in the NFL

Boasting two teams within a mere 12 miles of each other, the Bay Area has always been a location of interest for fans of the NFL. Unfortunately, wit...

5 Favorite Premium Products at Elemental

In October, we provided a rundown of our ‘5 Favorite Value Products at Elemental,’ glossing over some of favorite offerings at our lowes...

Featured Provider: Day Dreamers Chocolate

Among the freshest faces on the Elemental menu, Day Dreamers’ chocolates add a delectable, supremely dosable treat to the edible menu. Though ...

5 Wonderful Winter Selections Currently on the EWC Menu

‘Tis the season, and here at Elemental, we’re prepping sleighs full of featured products and savings guaranteed to keep you jolly well i...

Strain Spotlight: Strawberry Banana

Strawberry Banana is a strain that has been appearing with increasing regularity across the board on the Elemental menu over the past few months -- ...

Featured Provider: NUG

Today’s featured provider is our friends over at NUG, whom we’ve partnered with to provide a plethora of premium flower and concentrates...

Breakdown: Elemental Oil Extract Nomenclature

  Here at Elemental, we’re proud to offer a plethora of amazing oil extracts for our members to choose from. Whether you’re looking ...

5 Favorite Value Products at Elemental

Here at Elemental, we pride ourselves on offering something for every member that walks in our doors. Whether it be flower or edibles, sativa or indic...

Breakdown: Elemental Coldwater Extract Nomenclature

There's never been a more interesting time to be involved in the cannabis movement: the world’s first weed-friendly gym is in the works, the onc...

Dangers of Synthetic Pot

 A concerning trend that's been gaining popularity over the past decade has been conspicuously rearing its ugly head in the United States for the...

Save Cash at Elemental Wellness!

Here at Elemental, we’re always working to find new and unique ways to cut down cost for our wonderful members. We’re constantly working o...

Strain Spotlight: XJ-13

 “X gon’ give it to ya” - DMX Sure, it might be a longshot that legendary rapper DMX was referencing today’s featured ...

Featured Provider: IC Collective

Today, we shine our spotlight on a brand that many of our flower lovers are likely familiar with: our friends at IC Collective. IC is renowned aroun...

5 Balanced Hybrids Currently Available @ EWC!

Sativa vs. indica is a major point of contention for many cannabis users -- some feel that stimulating sativas are the way to go, while others tend to...

Strain Spotlight: G.G. #4

 Perhaps no strain in recent memory has enjoyed such a quick and steady rise to prominence as fabled Gorilla Glue -- both due to its superior qua...

5 Elemental Products That Help Manage Insomnia

Among the most commonly referenced issues among our members, insomnia and other sleep-related issues affect hundreds of millions of people across th...

Featured Provider: Clarified Confections

We’re excited to share that one of our longtime providers, Clarified Confections, is now back in stock as we received a hearty order in earlier ...

Top 5 FREE San Francisco Events Left This Summer & Which Strains To Bring With You!

As July winds down and the second half of summer kicks off, San Francisco’s festival/fair season is in full swing. Though many of the season&rsq...

Featured Provider: Select Oil

Today’s featured provider is one of our most popular cartridge providers, Select Oil. Many of our extract users are already familiar with Select...

Strain Spotlight: Platinum OG

Long considered among the most revered of OG genetics, Platinum OG is a 75/25 indica-dominant hybrid offering uniquely refined OG flavor with therapeu...

Featured Provider: Plus Products

If you’re an Elemental member that’s into edibles, chances are you’re already familiar with today’s featured provider, Plus Pr...

Top 5 Bay Area Beaches and Which Strains to Bring With You

  The peak of the summer is nearly upon us, which naturally has many of us planning an upcoming beach day. These past couple of weeks have been ...

Featured Provider: Sublime Canna

Serving as one of our most popular vaporizer cartridge providers over the past year, there’s a good chance if you’re a member at Elemental...

Strain Spotlight: The True OG

For many patients, The True OG has become the quintessential ‘Ocean Grown’ strain since its creation over a decade ago. From its dense, ru...

Top 5 Sports Figures That Use Cannabis

With today’s athletes built bigger, stronger, and faster than ever before, the conversation surrounding cannabis and its place in the world of s...

Top 5 Summertime Sativa Strains

Hey there, Elemental Family, it’s now officially summertime in the Bay Area -- cue up the festivals, road trips, adventures to the beach, and mo...

Smoking vs. Eating Cannabis

Entering the medical cannabis world can be a bit daunting for some. Between different strains, terpenes, and cannabinoids, the full scope of marijuana...

Top 5 Weed-Themed Movies

There are many different types of cannabis users out there, all of whom prefer different ‘high’ activities -- some of us listen to music...

Top 5 Cannabis-Related Rap Songs

It’s no secret that cannabis and music mix well together -- many would say for both listening and creative purposes. It’s difficult to p...

Strain Spotlight: Blackberry Kush

Often regarded among the quintessential indica-dominant strains, Blackberry Kush offers patients a powerfully therapeutic experience, couple...

Join Us for the South Bay's Biggest 420 Event!

Happy Holidaze, Elemental Family! 420 is nearly upon us, and Elemental is again geared up to throw the South Bay’s biggest bash! If you&rsquo...

Most Popular Strains in California

As our understanding progresses of exactly how cannabis compounds interact to provide the plant's distinct effects, patients have begun to realize all...

CBD in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)

“It's the only thing that allows me to still train, and I'm not taking a harmful painkiller into my body that I'll later become addicted to.&rdq...

Strain Spotlight: GDP

As a strain known even among most cannabis outsiders, Grand Daddy Purple has long been a preferred medicine among cannabis patients. Introduced in Nor...

Featured Provider: Korova

  Today, we take a look at Korova Edibles -- one of the most popular providers in California, and perhaps the entire nation. Offering a variety ...

New Pricing and Taxes at Elemental

With the new year, and new recreational regulations, has come new pricing and tax requirements at Elemental. In response to newly added taxes, we&rsqu...

New Products Arrive at Elemental! (January 2018)

  New year means a slew of new products at Elemental Wellness, as we celebrate the beginning of 2018 with three new vaporizer cartridge prov...

Featured Provier: Utopia Farms

Serving as one of our few vendors providing options in three distinct product categories (flower, concentrates, and edibles), Utopia Farms is certainl...

Pain Relief & Sleep Aid at Elemental

Chronic pain and insomnia are two ailments that plague a plethora of cannabis patients, and unfortunately, often come hand-in-hand. Luckily, Elemental...

Featured Provider: KIVA

Counting itself among the most sought-after edible providers around, KIVA Confections has now been producing quality culinary creations for more than ...

Strain Spotlight: Do Si Do

Markedly more impressive than the Girl Scout Cookie variety it derives its name from, Do Si Do is a potent indica-dominant strain offering patients ...

Featured Provider: Kind Medicine

Kind Medicine have been a mainstay at Elemental over the years, as their myriad of effective meds, and unwavering commitment to patients' wellness h...

Check Out Our New Products!

A fresh wave of new products has hit the shelves at Elemental, providing members with EVEN MORE cartridge and edible options! For patients who pr...

Strain Spotlight: Mr. Nice

Perhaps more intertwined with popular culture than any other strain, the legendary Mr. Nice certainly boasts the credentials to be listed among the ...

Cannabis & Restless Legs Syndrome

Patients struggling with restless legs syndrome (RLS) have long touted the efficacy of cannabis in treating the disorder--the results of a recent st...

New Products Arrive at Elemental!

We’ve added several new products to the menu recently that have our members talking!   First, from Clarified Confections, comes the new Lemon...

Elemental Sets Standard for Clean Meds

Hello, Elemental Family, You may have noticed that a few of our medicine providers have been temporarily removed from our menu over the past few...

Featured Provider: Habit

This month’s featured provider is  creators of the wildly popular  (100mg per bottle, $14 each at Elemental Wellness) that’s been fly...

Clutch Carts and Kaneh Co. Join the Menu!

We’ve recently added a couple of new providers to help bolster our already-expansive selection of premium medicine: we’re pleased to introduce Clutc...

Check Our New Glass and Accessories!

Have you taken a peek at our ‘Glass & Accessories’ selection lately? If not, now’s the perfect time to check it out, as we’ve recently revamped ...

Strain Spotlight: Pure Kush

It can be difficult to track down a 100% indica strain in today’s hybrid-driven market, but the formidable Pure Kush may be as close as patients can...

Several New Products Arrive at Elemental!

Here at Elemental, we’re happy to provide our members with a vast, ever-changing selection of quality products! We’re always seeking more, compassio...

Strain Spotlight: Red Congolese

Sifting through the list of racy, sativa landrace strains, legendary Durban Poison tends to overshadow the competition. After all, its appeal to sat...

Strain Spotlight: Maple Wreck

For a unique spin on a classic strain, Elemental members will want to ask their consultant to glance at our top-shelf Maple Wreck. This Trainwreck p...

Elemental 'Community Outreach Program'

At Elemental, we’re always proud to go above and beyond to cultivate an environment that promotes education and compassion. Accordingly, we're ecsta...

Wave of Price Drops Hits Elemental!

Here at Elemental, our number one goal is showing compassion to our members--both through the way they are treated and in the price of our medicine....

New Dixie Sparkling Elixirs at Elemental!

One of the most trusted cannabis drink providers across the nation, we've proudly stocked our shelves with Dixie Elixirs for several months now. We'...

Welcome to the Menu, Big Sur Extracts!

We could all use a little sunshine in our lives! We're excited to add the popular "Sun Drops" from Big Sur Extracts to our ever-growing concentrate ...

Kurvana Cartridges Now at Elemental!

We’re pleased to welcomeKurvana to the Elemental family as our newest oil cartridge provider! One of the premier carts available on the market today...

What Type of Nail is Best for Your Dab Rig?

When a patient initially chooses to venture into cannabis concentrates such as wax or shatter, they must first decide which method is best to consum...

Vote No on Measure C

Hey, San Jose! Did you know there’s an important initiative for the cannabis industry on the ballot for June 7th?According to Ballotpedia.org, Measure...

Strain Spotlight: Miss USA

With a name that tends to stand out among the rest, Miss USA is a high-potency indica-dominant hybrid that’s been creating quite the buzz among Elem...

Strain Spotlight: Lime

The strain dubbed simply ‘Lime’ has been popping up on the Elemental top-shelf flower menu with increased frequency over the past few months. And th...

Elemental Voted No. 1 Collective in San Jose!

We are ecstatic to announce that Elemental Wellness has been chosen as the best dispensary in Silicon Valley in the 2016 Metro ‘Best Of’ issue! We c...

Sign Up for Text Message Deals

Want customized text message specials from Elemental? Sign up for one (or many) of our text groups to receive relevant updates on medicine that you’...

Local Nail Salon Creates "Weed Nails"

An interesting trend has begun to catch on among many nail art enthusiasts—lady cannabis aficionados across the nation have begun to incorporate act...

Review: Wonder Co2 Extract

Looking for a top-of-the-line concentrate to keep you feeling festive this holiday season? Search no further than the new Co2 extracts from Wonder, ...

Presidential Candidates & Pot

With primary elections beginning in February, presidential campaigns have started to gain steam. These candidates face a plethora of issues, and the e...

Medical Cannabis Trends: Rosin

You may have noticed the term "rosin" popping up on the Elemental Wellness concentrates menu over the past couple months. Many members have expresse...

Lake County Fires Donation

Elemental family, thank you for your generous donations towards medicine to benefit the Lake County Fire victims! A few weeks ago, we released speci...

The Buzz Product Review

This week in The Buzz class, I gave out Medical Cannabis Balm by Pure Company, and chose a class participant to review it. Here is the review. ...

Go to Church in Indiana

The biggest news this week involved Indiana and its new anti-gay ‘religious freedom’ law that created a loophole allowing the First ...

Ask your Pet about Cannabis use

In Nevada, pet owners are hoping that a new bill passes that would allow them to choose cannabis as an option for treating their animals. Students f...

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