Frequently asked questions

Where are your stores located?

We currently have 1 open location in St. Albert and are currently working hard to open in 3 more cities around Alberta: Edmonton, Sylvan Lake, Lethbridge. You can find out more about our locations here.

I’m interested in applying for a career with Green Rock. How can I submit my application?

You can view all of our latest job postings through our career page by clicking here.

What is Cannabis?

The Cannabis plant originates from Central Asia / Indian Subcontinent and Central and South America. The Cannabis plant possess over 400 know compounds and is used for both medical and recreational purposes.

What are Cannabinoids?

Compounds found in the Cannabis plant that interact with the endocannabinoid system in the human body are known as cannabinoids. The most common and best understood cannabinoids are Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Cannabidiol (CBD).

What are some of the effects of Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)?

THC is the most prominent and understood cannabinoid. Once THC is consumed, it will typically provide users with a psychoactive and euphoric feeling.

What are some of the effects of Cannabidiol (CBD)?

CBD is the second most prominent and understood cannabinoid and is often associated with a mood-boosting and relaxing effect. CBD has many potential health benefits and anti-inflammatory properties.

What is the difference between marijuana and hemp?

Marijuana and hemp are both considered Cannabis plants. Marijuana plants are Cannabis plants that contain higher concentrations of THC while hemp plants contain less than 0.3 percent THC.

What is the difference between Indica and Sativa?

Indica is a category of Cannabis that originates from the Hindu Kush mountains of India and is believed to have a relaxing effect when consumed. Indica plants are typically shorter in stature with wide fan leaves. Indicas have a growth cycle between 8-12 weeks. Sativa strains originated in Central and South American and are believed to have an energizing effect once consumed. Sativa plants are tall and slim, with long narrow fan leaves. Sativas have a growth cycle between 10-16 weeks. Although licensed producers and the industry broadly utilize the Indica and Sativa classifications, due to generations of cross-breeding, arguably, all strains are now considered hybrids with Indica and Sativa weightings.

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