What to Know Before Trying Cannabis For the First Time

With a growing number of states legalizing cannabis, the barrier to buying and consuming this plant is weakening. As such, more and more people are open to trying it out, especially as the stigma attached to cannabis consumption also continues to dwindle, though it still persists in many places.
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Is Vaping Cannabis Safe? How To Protect Yourself with Cannabis Vapes

Vaping related illnesses and deaths have put the United States on high alert. What do we know about these troublesome events, and how can consumers protect themselves?
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Can Cannabis Improve Your Sex Life?

Whether you’re looking to go from 0 to 60 in bed or curious whether cannabis can enhance your already active sex life, you stand to gain from learning about the relationship between cannabis and sex. 
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Distillate vs Full-Spectrum Cannabis Oil and Everything In-Between

All cannabis oils are not created equal. If you compare distillate to refined oil to raw cannabis oil you are evaluating fundamentally distinct product categories with vastly different chemistry and effects on the human endocannabinoid system (ECS).
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Introducing VOLUME Cannabis - One At A Time.

VOLUME is cannabis one at a time. One farmer, one artist, and one community come together to create a limited-release product. When it's gone, it's gone.
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How Heylo Makes PAX Pods [Video by Leafly]

In July 2019 the Leafly Team visited the Heylo Cannabis Lab in Seattle to explore what goes into making high-quality PAX Pods.
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A Guide on How to Safely Use Essential Oils

How can you safely use essential oils and terpenes to reduce anxiety, promote healthy skin, and even alleviate pain? Here's you guide to help avoid common pitfalls with essential oil use.
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Cannabis Strain Inspired Coloring Sheets Available Now

Color with cannabis. Heylo is releasing coloring sheets for our strains, starting with Seattle Summer, designed by Seattle artist IzzyVibezzz.
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THC and CBD are Better Together. And Rare Cannabinoids and Terpenes too.

Why THC and CBD work better together, along with other cannabinoids and a full-spectrum of the plant’s native terpenes. Let's explore why, and how this can affect your buying decisions.
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Love is Love: A More Equal and Inclusive Future for All

In this editorial by Dante Fisher, he and the Heylo team reflect on the meaning of our Love is Love campaign, and how much work remains to be done to create opportunity for under-represented communities.
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Introducing Love is Love - A Collaborative Cannabis Project

In celebration of the global queer community, and in support of the local group Playthey, Heylo has teamed up with local partners to raise money and awareness for the mission of love and art.
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Elevated Education Event with Dockside in SODO, Seattle

Lo Friesen, founder and CEO of Heylo, will lead an educational seminar on full-spectrum cannabis extraction, terpenes, and rare cannabinoids on Tuesday, May 28th.
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How to Use Cannabis to Live a Better Life

Cannabis is viewed more positively today than it has been in decades. Using the plant positively, however, requires conscious use. Here we explore the rise of conscious cannabis and how it can help you live a more positive life.
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The CBG Blend Spotify Playlist Curated by Hannibal Buress

The CBG Blend is a delightful, clear-headed and uplifting oil with a new Spotify™ playlist curated by comedian Hannibal Buress! Learn about the chemistry, minor cannabinoids, and terpenes of this cannabis oil here.
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Where Can I Buy Heylo Cannabis? Where is Heylo Sold Online?

Each day Heylo receives a number of inquiries from around the United States and world regarding buying our products either online or finding the nearest retail location with Heylo products. We’ve broken down the answers to the most common buying, shipping, and legal questions below.
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Why Pesticides Are Such a Big Deal in Cannabis

Pesticides in cannabis products in medical and recreational states are starting to get the attention of consumers, budtenders, and patients. That’s a good thing - pesticides in cannabis are a big deal. Let’s explore why pesticides in cannabis matter and what steps you can take to consume clean cannabis.
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What Are Terpenes? Why Do They Matter?

Terpenes are similar to essential oils and can enhance your "high" from cannabis while holding numerous medical benefits. Terpenes are transforming our understanding of cannabis.
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Why Vaping Cannabis Oils Feels So Different From Smoking Flower, And How to Fix It

If you like smoking flower, but want the benefits and portability of vaping, we're here to break down the differences between flower and oil consumption and what can improve your vape experience.
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Dockside Cannabis & Heylo Partner in 4 Locations in Seattle

Heylo products are now available at all four Dockside Cannabis locations in and around Seattle!
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5 CBD Trends Likely to Dominate 2019

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CBT: The Mysterious New Cannabinoid on the Block

What is CBT (cannabacitran) and why should we care? Here, Pat Reynolds of Confidence Analytics reveals his journey to learn more about the little-known cannabinoid CBT in cannabis.
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What to Expect from the Hemp Farming Industry after the 2018 Farm Bill

The US 2018 Farm Bill is now law. But what does this mean for the legality of hemp, CBD, THC, and the future of medical and recreational cannabis?
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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Vape Pen for Cannabis Oil Cartridges

The best vape device for you is the one that fits your lifestyle. If you place special value on your health and wellness, be sure to find a device that offers temperature control, like the PAX ERA.
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8 Ways Cannabis Can Be Beneficial to Cats and Dogs

One compound in cannabis, CBD, is showing promise for providing relief to animals and pets with a range of symptoms. But how should you decide if CBD is right for your pet? How do you go about choosing a product?
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Where's My Bike? is now "The CBG Blend" with High CBG and THCV

‍This high-CBG favorite is coming back to shelves in Washington, now with THCV, an exciting, rare cannabinoid with energetic effects.‍‍
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How Cannabis, Cancer, and the IDO Pathway Interact

Researchers around the globe are finding new ways to treat cancer using cannabis cannabinoids like THC and CBD along with terpenes, but how does it work?
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What is RawX? Why Does Heylo Cannabis Follow This Extraction Method?

The aim of RawX is to create cannabis extracts, like vape pens, that are “as close to the plant” as possible. That means full-spectrum, native terpene oils. But how do we do it and why is it so important?
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Heylo Introduces RawX Cannabis Oil in Tankers Across Washington State

Heylo is thrilled to announce the release of 11 unique strains of cannabis oil in one gram tankers, providing greater access to high-quality, high-terpene extracts to medical and recreational users.
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The Curious Case of Green Crack CBD – Where It’s From and Why It’s Awesome

Described as “energizing but calm, awake and content” – Green Crack CBD is markedly different than the traditional Green Crack. To understand why Green Crack CBD is so different it is important to understand a few things including, CBD.
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Why THC and CBD are Better Together in Lotions and Topicals

Similarly, the compounding effects of THC and CBD work together to provide greater medical relief to the user. This is because THC and CBD bind to different cannabinoid receptors and in turn generate higher endocannabinoid activities.
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“Sativa” versus “Indica” Doesn’t Matter. And Strain Names Too.

Three movements underway are reshaping the definition of Sativa, Indica and Hybrid. Explore how this will change recreational and medical cannabis around the world and what role terpenes may play.
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The Cannastamp: A Visual Guide to Terpenes & Cannabinoids on the Box

Cannabis has a complex chemical nature and everyone's endocannabinoid system (ECS) will respond to differently to every profile. The Cannastamp provides a visual representation of terpene information, making it easier to predict a given products effects on your ECS.
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The Cannastamp is the Future of Cannabis Packaging

The Cannastamp™ is a visual representation of terpene information in cannabis, now available on Heylo PAX Pods in Washington State. The Cannastamp allows you to quickly and easily understand the chemistry of cannabis vapes, flower and more.
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PAX ERA High-Intensity Pods with Heylo Cannabis Oil

Heylo is proud to announce we are supplying PAX ERA High-Intensity Pods throughout Washington State. What makes Heylo Pods and cannabis oil different?
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Developing a Conscious Relationship with Cannabis

Similar to the organic food movement, there is an increasing preference among recreational cannabis users to find cultivate a more conscious relationship with flower or vape products.
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Terpenes on Your Cannabis Products? How to Read, Understand and Choose

You already know terpenes play a major role in the entourage effect of cannabis. But how can you use this information to buy better products in cannabis retail stores?
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Founder/CEO Lo Friesen featured on Go Build Your Own Business Podcast

Heylo Founder, CEO and Chief Extractor Lo Friesen was recently featured on the Go Build Your Business podcast with Ken Baker.
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The Most Common Terpenes Found In Cannabis and Their Medical Benefits

Besides all their medical power, terpenes are responsible for improving symbiosis between cannabinoids, a phenomenon also known as the entourage effect.
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Heylo in 2017: High Lights of the Year

2017 was the formative year for Heylo Cannabis and we're proud to share our story. Here's to the year's high lights, er, highlights.
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Terpene FAQ: The Most Common Questions on Terpenes and Cannabis

The most common questions on terpenes and cannabis terpenes from the Heylo team. Terpenes affect the taste and experience of cannabis while enabling the entourage effect.
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Raw vs. Refined Cannabis Oil and Vape Cartridges - What’s the Difference?

What's the difference between raw and refined vape oil? Raw vape carts contain small amounts of wax and more of the cannabis plant (full-spectrum), while refined carts can be higher cannabinoids like THC.
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Introducing Heylotion - A Cannabis Lotion for Relief and Skin Care

Introducing Heylotion - a cannabis lotion for topical relief on muscles, aches and pains.
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The Rise of the Intentional Cannabis User

The benefits of intentional use are more than personal – they are helping to shape a movement. When we start to use cannabis with intention we can change the way cannabis is viewed by the world.
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THC, CBD, Terpenes and Finding the Right Ratio for You

Phytocannabinoids, terpenes, and terpenoids are just some of the compounds that affect the reception and experience of cannabis. Let’s dive into some cannabis chemistry!
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How Heylo Won Four First Place Terpestival Awards

How did Heylo Cannabis Extracts walk away with 4 first-place awards at the 3rd Annual Terpestival? Learn what went into the award-winning extract.
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You Have a Right to Know About the Cannabis You Vaporize

How can we provide transparency in a cloudy industry? Here's our plan.
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Launching in New Retail Stores - and making quality CO2 oil easier to access!

A summary of the highlights experienced by the Heylo Cannabis Extracts team in May 2017.
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Heylo Cannabis Extracts Now in West Seattle’s Origins

Head to Origins in West Seattle, ask the friendly budtenders for more information about Heylo Cannabis Extracts, and find your experience today!
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Heylo Cannabis Launches, Now Available in Always Greener

Heylo Cannabis Extracts is thrilled to announce we are launching in our first store, Always Greener Cannabis Market in Redmond, WA!
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Let’s Make It Official!

After many months, we can finally announce that we officially are a 502 approved and licensed cannabis processor in Washington State!
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Behind Building Heylo Cannabis Extracts

Why are we Heylo? What do we stand for?
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Heylo is born

Heylo Cannabis is a premium cannabis processor based in Seattle, WA. We produce terpene-rich extracts with high-CBD varieties using full-bud, sungrown cannabis.
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