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Budtender Product Spotlight: Dockside Cannabis in SODO, Seattle

Budtenders are an integral part of the maturing cannabis industry. Just as producers cultivate and honor the plant and processors refine and transforms its purpose, budtenders illustrate the symphony of invisible moving parts that conveyed the flower, concentrate, edible, or topical into the hands of customers. This commonly underestimated role is both a ritual in understanding and sincerity, as the budtender must continuously grow their knowledge of new plants and products while also retaining the patience and empathy necessary to guide new and veteran consumers over the ever-changing terrain of the modern dispensary menu.

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Leafly’s Budtender Spotlight kicks off in our hometown of Seattle. Austin Tucker, friend, budtender at Dockside SODO, and all-around pleasant human being, was kind enough to share a few product recommendations and his thoughts on what the local cannabis industry is missing.

budtender-profile-austin-dockside-1Austin Tucker, budtender at Dockside SODO in Seattle, sorts through some pre-rolls. (Julia Sumpter/Leafly)

What is your motivation for working in the cannabis industry?

Austin Tucker: Primarily, looking at the strains the way I do, everything is a tool with a different purpose. The brightest of sativas [can be] a stimulator, more of an energizing wake-and-bake as opposed to a creative [hybrid] high. Indicas might decompress you or knock you [out at night] or help you [let go of some tension]. There are so many products to pull from. That is why I got into the medical and, now, recreational [cannabis industry].

budtender-profile-austin-dockside-3Austin Tucker helps out a customer at Dockside SODO. (Julia Sumpter/Leafly)

What is the advice you would share with new consumers in newly legal states?

Tucker: Play attention to clean, happy weed. A happy plant is better than a powerful, stressed plant. And also, when working it in [to your lifestyle], as a beginner you should always start low and go slow. Just let your body tell you what it wants. There is no point in overdoing it; you might actually end up turning yourself off. Stay away from edibles, right off the bat [laughs]. Definitely try something a little easier to work with. Yeah, that is really about it—just basics.

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What would you like to see out of the cannabis industry that doesn’t exist yet? Or where would you like it to trend towards?

Tucker: I would like to see public consumption spaces more than anything, because those are going to be the places where knowledge is shared, where people are able to actually hang out with one another to share an interest in cannabis as opposed to alcohol, or [an interest in] both in split environments. But we need those social environments for cannabis, especially for medical patients. If I’m a 75-year old woman with rheumatoid arthritis and she is trying to figure this out and has never once used weed, well, she is going to need help. I cannot administer this help in a shop. I need a place where I can actually help these individuals.

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Tired of Infused Chocolates? Try These Delicious Drinkable Edibles Instead

Now that cannabis is expanding across multiple markets, canna-connoisseurs have started sampling a variety of ways to consume this wonderful plant. Gone are the days of stale pot brownies and your friend’s less-than-stellar “happy cookies.” Now, we’re seeing five-course infused meals, hemp protein bars, and even infused honey sticks!

If you don’t feel like chowing down and would rather drink your THC (or CBD) instead, the following companies have got you covered. As with the catchphrase “there’s an app for that,” when it comes to cannabis, “there’s a product for that.”

Stillwater-mint

Available in: Colorado

Stillwater’s Mellow Mint teas are designed for slow relaxation with just 2.5mg of THC per serving. With a delicate blend of caffeine-free Egyptian-sourced peppermint and water soluble, low-dose THC, Stillwater created these little packets with “a simpler, more peaceful life” in mind.

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Available in: Colorado, California, and Arizona

This limited edition Wild Berry Lemonade by Dixie Elixirs is sure to soothe any sweet tooth without being saccharine. And don’t let the bright packaging fool you — Dixie ensures no artificial coloring goes into their delicious drinks. Break these bottles out when the weather gets hot, and cool off with friends without the worry of overdoing it (each bottle comes with its own dosing cap for safe and steady consumption).

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Available in: Arizona, California, and Oregon

If you like a bit of caffeine with your cannabis, the dark roast Columbian Supremo blend in Ganja Grindz’s bottled cold brew coffee evokes a jolt of wakefulness while keeping you medicated. The non-GMO fair trade beans that go into every bottle mix perfectly with a good dose of THC produced by The Clear.

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Available in: California

Disappointed with the taste of other infused drinks, Sprig felt the need for a product that was light yet also carried a nice dose of THC. Enter Sprig’s Sparkling Citrus — a scientifically formulated beverage that doesn’t taste like you’ve just licked the leftover keif in your grinder. These cans carry a refreshing flavor that isn’t overwhelmed by the earthy notes characteristic to cannabis.

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Available in: Colorado

Canna Elixirs offers such a vast array of tasty soda flavors that we can’t recommend just one! From classics like root beer to punchier options like Mango-Pineapple, there’s a soda for everyone’s tastes. Each bottle contains 100mg of active THC, so if you’re new to the cannabis scene remember to start slow on this one.

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Available in: California and Washington

If your looking for a beverage with a unique taste, look no further than Cannabis Quencher‘s Hibiscus 200. This deliciously tart beverage is a real heavy hitter with 200mg THC and a floral kick!

What are some of your favorite cannabis infused beverages? Let us know in the comments below!


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What Is a Gravity Bong and How Do You Make One?

A gravity bong is a cannabis consumption method that uses two empty plastic bottles to funnel smoke through water and push it into the consumer’s lungs. Gravity bongs work by submerging a small bottle with a bowl of cannabis on top in a larger bottle or bucket of water. While lighting the cannabis, slowly draw the bottle out of the water to fill with smoke from the burning cannabis. Unscrew the lid, put your mouth over the bottle’s opening, and push the bottle down to let gravity propel the cannabis smoke into your lungs. Voila!

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Do gravity bongs get you higher? The short answer is yes. Gravity bongs force heavily concentrated smoke into your lungs, filling them to capacity beyond the average hit from a pipe or joint. When you inhale the contents of the smoky bottle into your lungs, you are essentially breathing in the smoke from an entire bowl of cannabis in one go. For this reason, gravity bongs are certainly not for the faint of heart. A tried-and-true method of old school cannabis consumers, it delivers a powerful hit of THC that may be too much for an inexperienced cannabis beginner.

However, if you’re looking for a bit of nostalgia and feel like getting crafty with your cannabis consumption, here’s a handy guide to creating your own gravity bong using a few everyday household objects.

How to Make a Homemade Gravity Bong

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First, gather the following items:

  • Plastic bottle (any size, but 16-20 oz is ideal)
  • Bucket or 2-liter plastic bottle
  • Aluminum foil
  • Box cutter or sharp knife
  • Poking device
  • Cannabis strains of your choice (at least one gram)

Gravity bongs can be a bit intimidating if you don’t know where to start, but the procedure is more straightforward than you might imagine. It just requires a little ingenuity, some creative efforts, and the determination to make it work.

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Step 1

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Use your box cutter to cut the bottom off your smaller bottle. The more of the bottle that remains, the larger the hit you’ll receive, so be careful not to trim too much off the bottom of the bottle.

Step 2

Cut the bottom off your larger 2-liter bottle and fill it with water. If you’re using a bucket, fill your bucket with water.

Step 3

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Unscrew the cap to your smaller bottle and use your box cutter or scissors to make a hole in the bottle cap. It should be big enough to draw air through, but not so big that the foil (and cannabis) will fall through into the water.

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Step 4

Wrap the cap in aluminum foil, shaping the foil to create a small “bowl” divot for your cannabis. You can shape the bowl to be as deep as you’d like, and the foil will keep your cannabis from falling into the water below. You may need to cut off excess foil and shape it to avoid spilling cannabis.

Step 5

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Use your sharp poking tool to make holes in the aluminum foil. Be careful not to rip the foil! You’ll need about 3-5 holes for proper ventilation.

Step 6

Load cannabis strains of your choice into the foil-wrapped bottle cap, but don’t screw the cap on yet.

Step 7

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Here’s the tricky part: Submerge the smaller bottle in the filled bottom half of the larger bottle (or bucket) until just the cap remains above water. Carefully screw the foil-wrapped bottle cap back onto the bottle.

Step 8

Light the cannabis and slowly pull the smaller bottle upwards out of the water while the bottle fills with smoke. If the bottle doesn’t fill with smoke, you may need to check and make sure that your cap is fully screwed on, and that there are no holes or gaps in the side of the bottle. Any leaks could compromise your gravity bong, and some trial and error may be required before your first successful attempt at a functional device.

Step 9

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Once your bottle is filled with smoke, carefully unscrew the cap and put your mouth over the bottle opening.

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Step 10

Gently push the bottle back into the water. As the water enters the bottle, the smoke will be pushed into your lungs.

The cannabis smoke will be cooler, having been filtered through the water, but it will deliver a powerful hit of THC. For best effects, prepare yourself and don’t force yourself to inhale too much smoke. This has the potential to make even the most veteran of cannabis consumers cough, so proceed with caution!


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Deals of the Week for April 24, 2017: Torches, Drop Downs, and Concentrate Dishes

1. Blazer Big Shot Torch

Blazer Big Shot Torch
If you want a well-known and reliable torch that isn’t going to break down on you after the first couple of uses, you’ll want to grab yourself a Blazer Big Shot torch. Almost commonplace in the concentrate community for their reliability and durability combined, the GT8000 Big Shot is your one-stop shop kind of torch. The only problem with the Big Shot is that one of these bad boys can easily run you over $100. Fortunately, Amazon is running a sale where you can scoop up one of these for less than $60! For a tool you know you’ll use often, this deal is blazing hot!

2. 14mm Drop Down

14mm Drop Down
Nobody wants to gunk up their brand new or freshly cleaned oil rig with the burden of sticky reclaim. To solve this problem, you’ll most likely want to consider using a drop down attachment. This helpful glass slide creates more distance between your rig and nail, allowing you to collect and store messy reclaim that may gather.

Max Quality Glass has just marked down their selection of drop downs, making them even more affordable than their already low asking price. Whether you’re looking for a 10mm, 14m, or even an 18mm slide, they have you covered! Head over and pick one up, but be sure to check out their other deals on nails and slides.

3. Worked Concentrate Dishes

Worked Concentrate Dishes
Handling concentrates can be sticky business, especially if you’re working with the unforgiving and often frustrating packaging they typically come in. When dosing for a dab, parchment sheets often offer little to no support and glass/plastic packages can be equally difficult to maneuver oil from.

If you’re a frequent dabber and experience this, you’re in luck; these worked concentrate dishes from Aqualab Technologies are the functional and aesthetic solution to this very problem! With an array of custom handmade designs to choose from, these dishes from Revere and Sachiko glass are a perfect gift for any taste. At this price, you should definitely treat yourself to a dish to call your own!


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Watch This: 2 Chainz Gets High in the Most Expensive Fashion for GQ

Here’s a video of 2 Chainz getting high in the most expensive ways possible. And by expensive, I mean there’s $500,000 of glassware and goodies on the table. Why? Because GQ has a bunch of money, and if they’re willing to spend it on a video of you smoking Level 10 shit, then why wouldn’t you? 2 Chainz even starts the video by saying “Damn bruh, that’s a blessing; I’m getting paid for this.” He ain’t lying. Talk about life goals.


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Hemp Seed Oil for Your Skin: 10 THC-Free Topicals to Explore

Explore 10 THC-free hemp seed oil topicals, recommended by a beauty editor to replace everyday beauty products and become part of your skin care regimen.

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5 THC Topicals Putting Cannabis Skin Care on the Map

Discover five quality topicals pioneering the beauty industry with THC formulas. Recommended by a beauty editor, they’re perfect for your skin care regimen.

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Butter Machines, Blingin’ Cones, and Lockboxes: The Best Cannabis Products for April 2017

This month’s picks include blingtastic pre-rolled cones, coffee filters that deliver a different kind of buzz, surreptitious stash boxes, sleek tabletop vapes, and more!

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10 Products to Pick Up Before 4/20

The 4/20 holiday is coming up fast, which means it’s time to stock up and prepare for the festivities. Whether you are heading out to celebrate at events like San Francisco’s 420 in the Park, dropping in for some laughs at one of the Leafly Comedy Tour stops, or simply enjoying the herb in the comfort of your home with some good company, you’ll want to have something compelling to pass around.

To help guide you, I’ve put together some of the products that have caught my attention recently and might help elevate your celebration to a new level.

Albert Walker From 7 Points Oregon

Albert Walker cannabis from 7 Points Oregon
A Pacific Northwest original, Albert Walker is an indica-dominant hybrid with a skunky scent of sour citrus. What I love most about Albert Walker is the mix of flavors when it’s been dried well and rolled into a crisp joint. The cut from 7 Points Oregon was awarded as the Best Hybrid at the 2016 Oregon Dope Cup and exemplifies the genetics with a unique blend of piney, lemongrass flavors that lead the charge towards focused euphoria, eventually transforming into a heavier, relaxed state. If you have a busy day planned for 4/20, save this strain for the evening smoke sesh.

Mossad From 3C Farms

Mossad cannabis from 3C Farms
Mossad is a captivating cross of Conspiracy Kush and Kosher Kush from Terraform Genetics. You’d be hard-pressed to find a better example of either of the strain’s two known phenotypes than the flowers that 3C Farms harvest. I prefer an OG-heavy pheno (Mossad OG), though the hashy flavors from its counterpart (Mossad Kush) are not to be missed, either.

These buds express themselves in an unmistakable aesthetic with thick calyxes dotting the frosty, elongated flowers. The inhale carries a sweet mix of herbal, floral, and piney flavors that leave you in a state of mellow, full-bodied relaxation once the initial head buzz dissipates. Potent and punchy! I enjoy this strain the most when it’s freshly ground and loaded in a clean glass bong. If you plan on unwinding for a tranquil celebration, Mossad is a great accessory for your 4/20 tool kit.

SFV Dog From Royal Choice Farms

SFV Dog cannabis from Royal Choice Farms
Last time I was in Arizona there was one flower that really stood out to me, and it was Royal Choice Farms’ SFV Dog. Full disclosure: I’m mildly obsessed with anything classified remotely near SFV OG genetics. That flower instantly brings back memories of sunny Southern California. And this hybrid version, crossed with C4, lives up to that legacy.

SFV Dog is a frosty flower that reaches over 28% total cannabinoids and tests high in myrcene and limonene terpenes that give it an earthy, sweet aroma and a spiced, citrus flavor. I really enjoy this strain when it is passed around in a Volcano bag. The pungent flavor of sweet pine is invigorating and tends gives me a jolt of energy. This strain is great to throw in the mix as you celebrate the holiday.

Dutch Treat From Western Cultured

Dutch Treat cannabis from Western Cultured
Dutch Treat is a great addition to any smoke circle. Its uncanny flavor profile is a mix of sweet pine and eucalyptus that is truly unique to Dutch Treat. Western Cultured’s cut leans sativa in its effects, putting you in an uplifted creative mindset that pairs nice with a cup of coffee. I recommend rolling some of this to have in your back pocket on 4/20. (PSA: Don’t actually store your joints in your back pocket unless they’re well protected!)

FreshTerps From Evolab

FreshTerps concentrate from Evolab
Honestly, I could give you a thousand reasons why FreshTerps are one of the most enjoyable dabbing experiences, but it all comes down to Evolab’s ability to extract the true flavor profile of each strain. With the focus on flavor over potency, FreshTerps is great for dabbing at any time and perfect for 4/20 celebrations since you can dab on FreshTerps throughout the day without getting slowed down or missing any of the excitement.

Outlaw OG Shatter From Humboldt Marijuana Co.

Outlaw OG Shatter from Humboldt Marijuana Co.
The shatter from Humboldt Marijuana Co. was some of the best dabs I sampled at The Emerald Cup last year.  Their Outlaw OG is a hybrid of Fire OG and Sour Faced Alien, a strain I have yet to try. It is a classic representation of California’s pungent OG Kush. In shatter form, the strain is a potent knockout with candy-like sweetness and a piney exhale. It’s a great concentrate to show off as you share the 4/20 holiday with friends.

CBD Pre-Rolls From East Fork Cultivars

CBD pre-rolls from East Fork Cultivars

I’m not normally one to grab a pre-roll, but when I was in Portland last week picking up my judges’ kit for the Cultivation Classic I came across East Fork Cultivars‘ line of CBD joints. They come in three varieties; Relax (high CBD/low THC), Balance (mid CBD/mid THC), and Create (mid CBD/high THC).

The Create was my favorite. It has a smooth, earthy draw that has a bit of spiced note on exhale. Test results show 8.7% CBD and 6% THC. The effects were mellow and relaxing yet stimulating. Any one of these pre-rolls would be great to add to your 4/20 rotation.

Mr. Moxey’s Sativa Peppermints

Mr. Moxey’s Sativa Cannabis-Infused Peppermints
Mr. Moxey makes metered, discreet dosing so easy! Their sativa peppermints are a drop of refreshment, especially after a heavy session on 4/20. They’ll make your mouth water and help you fend off any lingering cottonmouth, not to mention the swift pep they put in your step and your breath! Each tin has 20 5-mg mints that are easy to share.

Satori Coffee Beans in Dark Chocolate

Satori Cannabis-Infused Coffee Beans in Dark Chocolate
If you’re like me, you’ll need a kick of caffeine at some point during the marathon of cannabis celebrations. That’s what makes these chocolate-covered coffee beans from Satori so good! Besides being covered in delicious dark chocolate, these beans contain 2 mg of THC each, which makes it easy to find the right buzz. Satori uses the finest chocolate and organic coffee beans to create these little treats. The hardest part is not eating the whole box.

Purple Trainwreck Tincture From Cascadia Herbals

Purple Trainwreck Cannabis Tincture from CASCADIA Herbals
If you aren’t one to smoke on 4/20 but are still wanting to indulge, I recommend a tincture. Should you be in Oregon for the holiday, check out Cascadia Herbals’ line of tinctures extracted with organic cane alcohol. I had a chance to taste their Purple Trainwreck and it amazed me how well it represented the sweet natural flavors of the strain without the bite or bitterness that many tinctures leave. Dosing is very gradual, but with sublingual absorption a little goes a long way and effects begin almost immediately.

Smoking or enjoying something else this 4/20 holiday? I want to know what I should try next! Leave a comment with your favorite strains and products to pass around during April’s celebration of cannabis.


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Who Is Tony Greenhand? A Day in the Life of the World’s Greatest Joint Roller

It’s 7:00 a.m., and Tony Greenhand is rolling the biggest joint you’ve ever seen. He hasn’t cooked breakfast, gone for a run, or read the news — he may or may not have even changed out of pajamas.

He’s surrounded by about an eighth’s-worth of cannabis crumbs, a mishmash of rolling tools, and an ashtray full of roaches. Another burning joint hangs from his mouth. It’s not his first of the day, and it’s far from his last. He’ll continue smoking and rolling, with manic energy and few to no breaks, until he goes to bed again tonight. In the space of a few years, he’s become the greatest joint roller in the world.

A confluence of forces both within and beyond his control — from Greenhand’s Herculean work ethic to the mainstreaming of cannabis as a lifestyle commodity — have catapulted him to a level of cannabis celebrity that, not so long ago, would have been impossible. Today, he’s made the nascent world of legal cannabis his playground. Greenhand has reached a point where he can — and will — roll just about anything, whether it’s his grandma fighting a tiger or a macaroni noodle riding a hot dog. “I want a million people to smoke these,” he says, looking up from the two-and-a-half-ounce joint sculpture he’s currently shaping, of Mike Tyson eating a smokable avocado with a smokable spoon. “I want everybody to smoke Mike Tyson.”

A Pro Roller’s Daily Grind

With a name known throughout the industry and a celeb-strewn clientele including the likes of Tommy Chong, B.o.B., and The Flatbush Zombies, you might anticipate finding Greenhand in an LA penthouse, puffing on gold-wrapped blunts and living the 20-something stoner dream. Instead, I tracked him down living unassumingly with his girlfriend Courtney, an array of chickens (Blue Andalusian, Speckled Sussex, Crested Polish, Silver Laced Wyandotte), and two pitbull mixes in a fixer-upper tucked away down a side street in the small town of Albany, OR. He welcomes visitors to his home with an openness and joie de vivre that’s contagious from the moment you walk in. Easy to talk to, joke with, smoke with: he’s the cool stoner-artist friend we all wish we had.

On average, Greenhand consumes 20 joints (1.5g with 0.3g concentrate), five blunts (3–9g each), countless dabs, and six cups of coffee every day.

Greenhand alternates between joints, blunts, dabs, and coffee from dawn to dusk. If friends stop by, he’ll likely smoke more. His energy is boundless and yet at the same time he’s the chillest guy in the room. Tony Greenhand is not his real name (he likes to keep that to himself). His favorite strain is God’s Gift. His favorite munchies are salt and vinegar chips. (Also Cheez-It Grooves. Also Kazoozles. Also Atkins diet lemon bars.) He attends myriad cannabis cups and industry events. When he’s in nearby Portland, he frequents the dab bar at Northwest Cannabis Club. When he’s not rolling a joint, “I’m normally smoking a joint. If I’m not smoking a joint, I’m probably looking for some weed to roll into a joint.” He also hikes, plays with his dogs, plays Call of Duty (find him as xTonyGreenhandx), and works on remodeling his house (having recently finished the bathroom, the kitchen — its walls currently torn out — is next).

Tony Greenhand: A Day in the Life of the World's Greatest Joint Roller | LeaflyWhen you’re rolling multi-ounce joints, a food processor is easier than a grinder. (David Alvarado for Leafly)

After Greenhand dropped out of high school, he was told by many that he wouldn’t amount to much. It hasn’t taken him long to prove them wrong. Even Greenhand himself is in disbelief over what he does for a living. At 27, meetings with major talent agencies, filming his process for a reality show, and dealing in his unique art pieces worth thousands of dollars are all his norm — he even has an apprentice. “I never really wanted to do it professionally,” he says of creative rolling. “People just wanted me to do it … [and suddenly] this is a job.” When prompted to state his occupation for a video clip we’re filming, it’s clear he hasn’t given it much thought.

“I don’t know how I would describe who I am…I mean, I’m Tony Greenhand, and I roll joints. I’m a joint specialist? I roll joints for a living. I dunno.” He takes a breath and tries again. “My name’s Tony Greenhand, and I’m a joint specialist slash joint roller slash cannabis breeder slash cannabis entrepreneur slash—” he stops abruptly and holds up the joint he’s smoking to two off-screen companions, “—does anybody wanna hit this?”

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