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Stoner MacGyver marijuana product review: Cannabis Logbook 1.5 iPhone app

MacGyver.
Now and then, companies send us medical marijuana-related products ranging from vaporizers to board games. We showcase them in our quasi-regular product review section, Stoner MacGyver.

The latest? Cannabis Logbook 1.5 iPhone app.

What is it, dude? An app to keep track of the strains you smoked/vaped and the edibles you've eaten and where you've purchased them from for your forgetful ass.

How much coin will it run me? A whopping $.99. Cheeseburgers sell for more money.

Where can I get one? From the Apple iTunes store only right now. Android users, you're just going to have to scratch notes into your arms and take mental pictures for a few weeks until the Android app is released.

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Simply put: Cannabis Logbook is a way for marijuana smokers to remember what strains they smoked and where they got them. Sometimes the clichés pretty much write themselves -- but stoner jokes aside, it's still a useful gadget worth checking out.

The program feels bulky at first, without any slick interfaces prompting you to enter either strain or dispensary information. But for me, the simplicity began to stand out as one of the best features after playing around with the app for a few minutes. Basically, you've got two databases that connect to each other: one for strains and one for dispensaries. Neither of the lists are pre-populated, so it's up to you to input the strains you've smoked and which dispensaries you've visited. It isn't noted in the program, but the strain information is flexible enough that patients can also put in edibles.

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As you can see in the screen capture to the left, it's a basic system using the generic Apple format for the base. Like when inputting contacts, tapping the plus sign allows you to edit the lists by adding new dispensaries or strains as well as deleting existing ones. A toggle at the top allows you to move between the two categories.

The dispensary database keeps track of basic contact information with a small field at the bottom for notes. Strain information is kept to the bare minimum, too, with fields for strain name, type, price and a small notes box.

Again, simple. As Lakewood-based designer Chris Burgess says: "I saw a need for tracking personal opinions about specific cannabis strains & there sources. As you know, one ak47 from one dispensary is not the same as ak47 from a different dispensary. Our app allows you to track the differences from one dispensary to another. I created the app to meet this need."

But what kicks ass and makes this more than just an MMJ-themed notepad app is the ability to rate the strains, take pictures of them and then link the information directly to the information of the dispensary you purchased it from. For people like me who visit dozens of dispensaries, it makes it easy to remember who does their pre-98 Bubba Kush the best and who needs to take it off the shelves. If you're as marijuana nerdy as I am, it's pretty cool to be able to look back over what you've been smoking lately.

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skidz420
skidz420

It's out for Android now!!!!

 

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skidz420
skidz420

In states where it's legal for medicinal purposes. It's a great app!

DonkeyHotay
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Great evidence for the COPS or your EMPLOYER to find.

 

Stupid Stoners are as Stupid Stoners do.

 

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Stay paranoid of everyone around you, it's what you're best at.

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