In case you were worried that millionaire celebrities might be too busy with their day jobs to cash in on the silly amounts of money being made in the cannabis industries, never fear; our cultural vanguard is rising to the challenge, and celebrity weed products are flooding the shelves of a dispensary near you. Currently […]

Most people want to interact with the police for as short a time as possible. But it’s hard to walk away from a police officer who calls you over to him if you don’t know exactly what power they have over you. In this post, we’re going to talk about what your rights are when […]

Marijuana consumers have long proselytized for their drug of choice with the notion that it’s nature’s herb. Weed is of the Earth; it grows naturally, and so is relatively clean compared to synthetic concoctions like cocaine, say. That’s true-ish. Marijuana is illegal on a federal level in the US, and legal to varying degrees in […]

One forward-thinking senior living provider is taking an extra step to clear the air around marijuana use by educating its residents about the green, leafy plant—and by permitting its employees to use the drug recreationally. Colorado-based Balfour Senior Living plans to kick off a new “Cannabis 101” lecture series on August 8. The lectures, which […]

This tiny combination of plastic, glass, and metal is a disposable cannabis oil cartridge. It costs anywhere from $30 to $70 (depending on the oil inside), is easily carried in your pocket, and produces little-to-no smell when consumed. You simply screw it into an inexpensive, rechargeable pen and inhale. That’s it. It’s this tiny device […]

A company specializing in cannabis products has announced it will buy an entire tiny town in southeastern California and turn it into a “cannabis-friendly” resort destination and cannabis production hub. American Green Inc. is a publicly-traded company (ticker: ERBB, if you must know) whose businesses include age-verifying cannabis vending machines, cannabis-oriented apps, and a pot […]

Throughout pop culture and literature, the effects of various drugs on sexual appetites and experiences have been well-documented. It’s little wonder why college kids and adults alike spend maximum time drinking at bars or parties to find a sexual partner. But what effects does marijuana have on our erotic exploits? For some, smoking cannabis leads […]

Finding a long-lost cannabis concentrate is a bittersweet moment. Your discovered concentrate was left stranded in a pair of jeans that had been stuffed in the far reaches of your dresser, untouched since that last camping trip. For about a year, it’s been sitting in between some parchment paper, waiting for you to unearth it. […]

So What Exactly is DispensaryNext? DispensaryNext is a 2-day conference & expo focused on the next generation of products, services, and strategies for cannabis dispensaries. Find the latest profit and process improving technology from front-office to grow room, explore best practices from leading dispensaries across both medical and recreational markets, and connect with peers from […]

Marijuana enthusiasts know there are common side effects that come from medicating with or enjoying cannabis, like forgetfulness, red eyes or even the dreaded “couch lock.” Perhaps the most common side effect for cannabis users is the onset of dry mouth after inhaling marijuana or ingesting edible products. Why does “cottonmouth” happen? According to a […]

As marijuana gains some measure of mainstream acceptance as a medical and recreational drug, its industry is becoming more commercialized. And many users, especially in communities of color, want to reclaim its counter-culture significance. The group Women.Weed.Wifi. has started a movement to do just that. The women-led Seattle-based art collective celebrates the stories, lives, and […]

If you’re on this website, it stands to reason you’re down with cannabis. The specific nuances possible from there are endless: vaping vs. smoking joints vs. tincture vs. bong rips vs. medicated bath salts (oh, it is real and it is glorious). Then there’s frequency and environment and mood and so on. But, just as […]

Microdosing is a term that seems to be on everyone’s tongue lately, and we’ve covered it extensively in this article. For sexual purposes, you might wonder why microdosing matters, and how to incorporate a microdosing practice into your sex and cannabis experience. For a bit of background, I chatted with Dr. Nick Karas, a sexologist […]

The stereotype of cannabis users being stoner slackers whose only motivation is to eat a whole bag of Doritos is quickly becoming as outdated as a landline. Not only is the billion-dollar “green rush” part of a bigger feminist movement, new research shows that it’s linked to being more productive at work. (Seriously.) BD Analytics […]

Along with picnics and barbecues, the Fourth of July brings a less pleasant yearly ritual for many dog lovers: worrying about a family pooch who panics at the sound of firecrackers. Betsy and Andy Firebaugh of Santa Cruz, Calif., have reason for concern. They live on a mountain ridge overlooking the Pacific Ocean — a […]

Marijuana use is being destigmatized at an unprecedented rate. Between medical marijuana becoming more accepted and several states legalizing the substance during the last election, people are talking openly about cannabis use in a way we have never really seen. And new data about who, exactly, is using the drug might be surprising to some […]

In the U.S., one square foot of indoor marijuana cultivation uses four times more energy than the same space in a hospital, eight times more energy than a commercial building, and 20 times more energy than a center for religious worship, according to a study by Lewis and Clark College. But a rising number of […]

Bob Dylan is one of music’s most prolific songwriters. The poet, warbling singer, and musical artist is renowned for his lengthy and impressive career, and he’s made it clear that much of his music was inspired by the muse that is cannabis. From ‘Zimmerman’ to ‘Dylan’ Dylan doesn’t remember who specifically turned him on to […]

Fitness is an important part of a healthy routine, and there are plenty of ways to stay active in a digital world where it’s all too tempting to live a stationary life. For avid cannabis consumers, the myth of the couch-potato, Cheeto-poppin’ pothead is an outdated stereotype regulated to old films seeking cheap laughs. Cannabis […]

Looking to get hitched? Also enjoy legal marijuana? Then receiving your marriage certificate from the International Church of Cannabis in Denver, Colorado may be for you. The newly minted Church announced Wednesday that it would “become the first ever church to offer wedding services in a ‘cannabis-friendly’ environment,” according to a news release. The Church […]

Cannabis beauty. It’s the next frontier in the increasingly chic world of weed, with new products addressing everything from skin hydration to wrinkle defense, pain elimination to muscle relaxation. The magic ingredients being sourced from cannabis plants and used in beauty products include hemp seed oil (said to have up to 80 percent essential fatty […]

Maybe it’s been a decade since you’ve last giggled uncontrollably with a friend with weed. Or maybe you tried it once or twice and it just wasn’t your thing. Or maybe you just want to know what all the buzz is about. Or maybe you’re just cannacurious. Whatever your level of inexperience with marijuana, we’re […]

Written by: Kristy Gustafson Louis Armstrong said it’s “a thousand times better than whiskey,” Willie Nelson calls it a “flower put here by God,” Bob Marley talked it up to the “healing of a nation,” and even Susan Sarandon argues it would “make for a much gentler world.” Yes, I’m talking about good ol’ marijuana. […]

The Event for Cannabis Cultivators is Going to be in Reno, Nevada! The 5th CannaGrow Expo will be hosted March 25 – 26, 2017 in Reno, NV at the Grand Sierra Resort & Casino. CannaGrow is a two-day educational expo dedicated to the art & science of growing cannabis. This action packed two day conference allows […]

Growing and maintaining your very own indoor cannabis garden can easily burn a hole through your pocket. Between frequent visits to a hardware store and the local hydroponics shop/garden center, building out and maintaining even a small home grow can be quite expensive. Add on recurring monthly utility expenses and the inevitable costs of growing […]

For some time now, high-THC potency cultivars have been the most revered form of cannabis for recreational consumption; and they often win major competitions, leading to increased demand in the marketplace and higher prices on dispensary shelves. But breeding cannabis solely for its supercharged THC content and trichome frostiness overlooks the synergistic properties of all […]

2016 wasn’t exactly a great year for many people, but for the booming legal cannabis industry there were some historic victories. Not only did eight of nine states approve ballot measures for adult-use or medical cannabis in November, but there’s been quite a bit of interesting research related to the effects of cannabis legalization. Contrary […]

2016 was a tumultuous, but productive year for the cannabis industry. Larger companies began to take interest in the fledgling market, like Microsoft and Scotts Miracle-Gro. This year brought major innovations in technology like market data tools, advances in LED tech, efficient cultivation tech and patient education tools. The Supreme Court set an important precedent […]

Measuring a dab can be a daunting task to anybody who is inexperienced with cannabis concentrates. Be it a wax, shatter, sap, or anything in between, most hash oils are served up in one grab and/or half gram portions. Their coin envelops and plastic containers may contain cannabinoid profiles at best, but there are no […]

As more states pass legislation about cannabis, the more we are beginning to hear about terpenes and the profound effect they can have on us as cannabis consumers. One can do a quick Google search and find that Wikipedia defines this quality of plants as “a large and diverse class of organic compounds, produced by […]

This year saw big election wins for marijuana in several states. In addition, Colorado crossed the $1 billion mark for annual marijuana sales. Now a new year is almost here and a new presidential administration for the cannabis industry to navigate. It’s time to look ahead and see what’s in store for the cannabis industry […]

There’s only a couple of weeks left before Christmas (or whatever you choose to celebrate during the holiday season), and if you’re still looking for the best stoner Christmas gifts, we’ve got you covered. These gifts are sure to guarantee that marijuana love in your life is filled with merry this holidaze seasons. Great for […]

As much fun as starting your indoor cannabis garden can be, having a home perpetually filled with the smell of fresh flowers can be a serious inconvenience, if not to you than perhaps your neighbors. Although smells from a micro-sized, one plant closet garden is much easier to manage than a larger grow tent holding […]