CANNABIS CULTURE –  The beer´s name is cheeky and daring: “Durban Poison.” This heralds South Africa´s first Cannabis beer after marijuana use was legalized in Africa´s richest country. Now, there are daring ambitions to shift South Africa´s largely young drinkers away from intoxicating, unregulated traditional wheat beers towards less “harmful” cannabis beer alternatives in a country with staggering rates of...
I checked out a lot of exciting genetics at the Emerald Cup last month. Here, breeders and growers gathered to show off their very best strains—it was clear which seed packs were selling out and which new cultivars breeders were most proud of. Last year, I found hits like White Tahoe Cookies and Mimosa. But ultimately, there’s no perfect science to...
CANNABIS CULTURE – Before handing over your hard earned cash and investing in the latest hype strains for up to $200 a pack, it is important to sit down for a moment and consider what it is you personally want from your crop. It is hard to differentiate between what is commercially viable and what can be considered head...
Online, the company bills itself as the “first Canadian retail pharmacy chain to offer a variety of cannabis products to medical cannabis patients,” but while product information is available nationally, Shoppers Drug Mart can initially only sell medical cannabis to patients in Ontario. Patients will be required to submit a medical document completed by a healthcare professional to register. Medical...
This past year was a great year for cannabis. The popular strains and flavors that proliferated over the last 12 months offer such a variety that you can’t help but want to try them all. That is, if you haven’t already! Looking at engagement data across Leafly, we’re able to see how interested people are in each strain, as well...
After years of growing cannabis in California’s illicit market, Kevin Jodrey emerged in the 2000s to serve California’s medical cannabis market. In 2008, he became the Cultivation Director at the Humboldt Patient Resource Center (HPRC), one of the oldest cannabis dispensaries in the country, to help isolate strong CBD genetics from Cannatonic, a famous CBD strain bred by Resin...
It’s appropriate that 2019 kicks off with a focus on Aphria, the Canadian pot producer attacked by short sellers and now the target of a hostile takeover bid. After a wild year for the cannabis sector, it’s appropriate that 2019 kicks off with a focus on Aphria Inc., the Canadian pot producer that was attacked by short sellers and is...