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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

New Tragedies, Same Tactics: A History of Big Media Blaming Cannabis for Mass Shootings

CANNABIS CULTURE – *This article contains images and subject matter that may disturb some readers. “Marijuana is not going to make you go out and massacre school kids or abortion providers. This happens because we...

Hidden in Plain Sight: California Illegal Cannabis Market Booming

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s struggling legal cannabis industry is expected to grow this year to $3.1 billion, but it remains outmatched by a thriving illegal market ripe with bargains, a report concluded Thursday. Consumers...

Relaxing Cannabis Strains for Your Next Camping Trip

Summer is rounding out, which means everyone is racing to get that last dose of outdoor adventure in. If you’re planning on spending the weekend sleeping outside, you may be looking for cannabis strains...

How Cannabis and Hempfest Are Driving the Politics of Pleasure

‘The Haymaker’ is Leafly Deputy Editor Bruce Barcott’s opinion column on cannabis politics and culture. Hempfest’s arrival in Seattle this week got me thinking about cannabis and pleasure. The annual “protestival” got its start as a...

Who’s Accountable When Cannabis Containers Are Sold Empty?

A number of Canadian cannabis purchasers—including an editor here at Leafly Canada—claim to have opened sealed containers of legally-purchased cannabis only to find that they were completely empty. An online search finds that this problem...

Illicit Cannabis Vape Carts Hospitalized 7 in California, Doctors Say

SAN FRANCISCO—Unregulated cannabis vaporizer cartridges tainted with a potentially deadly lung toxin have hospitalized seven people with pneumonia-like symptoms in Hanford, California, officials there reported Wednesday. The cluster of tainted vape cart poisonings caused the...

Get Beautiful Buds With These Outdoor Cannabis Harvesting Tips

For those of us growing cannabis outdoors, we get to reap the benefits of gardening in the natural world. We skip the artificial light, ubiquitous chemicals, and noisy inline fans, and instead use sunlight,...

Gene Simmons No Longer ‘Chief Evangelist Officer’ for Invictus MD

Simmons, whose public persona is that of a larger-than-life blowhard, uncharacteristically admitted he was wrong about “the cannabis space,” and celebrated the promise of medical cannabis. Simmons appeared to embrace his role with enthusiasm, appearing...

Cannabis-Infused Lobster Roll and Mash

Recipe by chef Louis DiBiccari for Kitchen Toke. Straight from the pages of Kitchen Toke’s 2019 Summer Edition, this recipe pairs succulent picked lobster meat and potatoes on a bun! Featuring ingredients that naturally benefit from a...

Outspoken Cannabis Activist Chris Enns Charged in Connection With Halifax Dispensary Raids

An outspoken Halifax medical marijuana advocate and shop owner is now facing more charges after a raid of two cannabis dispensaries last month. Halifax Regional Police say Christopher Enns turned himself in Wednesday morning. The 34-year-old...
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