Cannabis can stimulate appetite, reduce anxiety, and make you feel more emotionally open. So it’s no wonder that some people would want to incorporate a little marijuana into their festivities and food over the Thanksgiving holiday. You don’t have to be a culinary expert to spice up your Thanksgiving meal with cannabis. If you live […]

Making cannabis edibles isn’t as simple as throwing some herb into your favorite dish, it takes a bit of preparation and know-how. The first step is decarboxylating the cannabis, also known as decarbing. This process converts the THC-A in the bud into the psychoactive THC that stimulates the mind, body and soul. Some cannabis hobbyists […]

Edibles just got upgraded to the top of the Foodie chain and in the process are making a celebrity chef out of their innovative creator. In The 420 Gourmet The Elevated Art of Cannabis Cuisine; (Harper Wave) by JeffThe420Chef the food is the star, not the high, and Cannabis becomes just another ingredient and not […]

For new cannabis users there’s more ways to medicate than ever. Not that long ago, most people’s experience with cannabis was little more than asking a friend to get a nondescript bag of buds from that friend with a hookup. Now, there’s a wide range of products available from dried flower to transdermal patches to […]

Ditch the drugstore: create your own medicine! A kitchen appliance is making it safe and easy to extract essential oils at home from virtually any plant-based material. The Source is a small kitchen appliance that’s safe and easy for anyone to use. The process is simple: 1. The essential oil enthusiast chooses their botanical, which […]

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) Cannabis Committee, in coordination with Americans for Safe Access (ASA), and the Hemp Industries Association (HIA), announces the release of a joint statement advocating for implementation of best practices for the regulation of consumable, topical, and inhalant cannabis and hemp-derived products to ensure quality and consumer safety. These best […]

Alcohol has been my drug of choice since my very first White Russian. From guilty pleasure drinks to perfectly crisp martinis, something about the ritual of making and sipping a cocktail had me sold early on. I never gave marijuana much love, and even in college, I always chose watery beer over those fat, clumsy […]

Cannabis-infused treats are no longer limited to your pan of pot brownies made from a box mix. Nope, edibles are all grown up, and they have good taste. Even Ruhlman is weighing in on how to cook with cannabis. In 2014 legal marijuana sales in the US came in at an estimated $2.6 billion. That […]

The web series Bong Appetit, which is produced by Vice’s food video channel Munchies, explores creative uses of marijuana in food and drink, and the first episode features the leading authority in combining marijuana with authentic Italian dishes. The 91-year-old California grandmother known as Nonna Marijuana reveals a series of innovative techniques to make weed […]

2014 was a big year for cannabis. It saw the birth of Washington’s recreational market, new legislation that legalized cannabis in Oregon, Alaska, and Washington, D.C., and even the first national consumer cannabis advertisement, run in The New York Times. The industry continues to grow at a rapid pace, with innovative new products and businesses […]

Pot brownies, cookies and other potent treats have been around for years, but as more states pass legislation to legalize marijuana, a rock star would like to introduce you to a more sophisticated form of cannabis cuisine. In partnership with the owners of Greenway Compassionate Relief, a medical marijuana dispensary in Santa Cruz, California, Grammy […]

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Hemp protein powder is one of the cleanest, most whole food sources of protein powder you can use in any of your recipes. Made of only includes raw, whole milled hemp seeds, it retains all of the essential fatty acids found in hemp and contains no other ingredients, such as highly processed fillers. Hemp protein […]

It’s not enough to simply simmer your chopped-up marijuana buds in butter anymore. Today’s more highly advanced experts on cooking with cannabis strongly suggest that, in order to reap the reefer’s full benefits, you should prep the pot first, using a somewhat modernist-sounding technique. It’s called decarboxylating. And, it’s “an essential step,” says Matt Gray, […]

Maureen Dowd’s infamous experience with edible marijuana is the theme for a “Consume Responsibly” billboard. The billboard is the work of the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP), one of the main groups behind Amendment 64 in Colorado. It’s the first of many ads aimed at education in a new campaign they coined “Consume Responsibly.”With traditional marijuana education […]

Unique Pizza and Subs Corporation will explore the possibility of developing a signature Unique Pizza that has cannabis infused into it. The company would utilize Dr. Reddy‘s world renowned skills, laboratories and test kitchen to develop a signature line of marijuana enhanced Unique Pizza’s, that could be sold at adult bars and night clubs throughout the […]

Seattle-based Db3 Inc. first edibles company to be granted both cannabis producer and processor licenses from Washington State: With its dedication to quality, consistency and education, Db3 leads state into new era of legalized cannabis with Zoots brand Nearly two years in the making – after state voters approved Washington Initiative 502 – Seattle-based company, Db3 […]

It’s been one month since legal marijuana sales began in Washington State, making it only the second state where it is legal to buy pot without a doctor’s note, but last week  Top Shelf Cannabis in Bellingham became the first dispensary to the state that had edibles for sale. However, most of Washington State is still wondering where their […]

Colorado’s edible marijuana manufacturers face new restrictive guidelines related to the  labeling, packaging, and potency of their products. According The Denver Post, the new rules will do away with all single-package edibles that have over 100 milligrams of THC, the maximum amount of the psychoactive component allowed by state law. Products still may contain up to 100 milligrams […]

A Seattle-based company that makes marijuana-infused drinks and candies has become the first business in Washington approved to make edible pot products for the state’s newly opened stores. Db3 Inc., which will trade under the brand name Zoots, and will  manufacturer cannabis-infused baked goods, chews, energy drinks and drink additives out of a 25,000 square-foot Seattle facility. […]

More than 40 entries were competing for the top spot for edibles at the fifth annual High Times Cannabis Cup held in Santa Rosa, California. But Madame Munchie’s Artisanal Cannabis Macarons beat out all others and won the 2014 award for Best Medical Marijuana Edibles. Madame Munchie, the young San Francisco based collective, presented the […]

The maker of Cheeba Chews, a popular line of cannabis-infused edible products, reportedly has a new licensing deal in place to manufacture its candies in Colorado and has announced  that production has resumed and they are back to filling orders. Dispensary owners in Colorado have been wondering for months what happened to Cheeba Chews, which abruptly stopped production […]

The Washington State Liquor Control Board approved rules for marijuana-infused food products, also known as edibles, designed to restrict items that could easily be mistaken for candies commonly sold to children. Marijuana stores in the state won’t be allowed to sell lollipops, gummy bears or other candies infused with the drug, but will be able to sell […]

For the cannabis connoisseurs who are ready to upgrade their food munchies to a level of high-quality foods, there’s a new gourmet menu brought to you by Magical Butter Studio, the first THC-restaurant to open in Seattle. The cannabis-based restaurant will offer gourmet menu items, along with a fine dining environment. However, it’s really sad for foodie-lovers who don’t […]

Dixie Holdings, LLC., one of America’s first revolutionaries in THC-infused edibles, topicals and tinctures, today announced the formation of Dixie Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. The Company plans to enter a minimum of five additional markets by the end of 2014. Formed for the primary purpose of managing the licenses and intellectual property of Dixie […]

Payton Curry of the popular Brat Haus in Scottsdale is taking his top chef skills and applying them to marijuana extract. Curry, who was trained at the Culinary Institute of America in New York,  has a medical marijuana card to treat his anxiety and depression and has been spending his off time teaching others like Anthony Hernandez, who is […]

MagicalButter, a Seattle-based company that makes a botanical extractor that turns raw cannabis into a substance that can be infused into food and beverages, has a marijuana food truck. Known officially as the Samich Truck (SAMICH is an acronym for Savory Accessible Marijuana Infused Culinary Happiness), this former school bus painted a bright pink, offers fare […]

For the first time, manufacturers of cannabis-infused edibles and “medibles” in Colorado were required to submit samples to newly licensed independent labs for testing. A new rule went into effect this week that blocks any individually packaged cannabis-infused food product that exceeds the legal limit of 100 milligrams of THC from reaching recreational marijuana store […]

Colorado Rep. Frank McNulty is sponsoring a bill that would ban any edible that is shaped, marked, or colored in a way that mimics another food or candy. This could mean no more weed brownies or pot gummy bears. Some marijuana activists fear the bill could ban any type of edible pot. “It won’t be easy […]

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Vancouver’s Mega ILL cafe is a cannabis friendly establishment with pot-positive vibes and pot-infused pies. Vaporizers and grinders sit on the tables, and cannabis infused oil is a menu option. According to the Vancouver Sun, hungry patrons who are over 18 and have a medical marijuana card can order a “medicated pizza,” which is drizzled with oil extracted from […]

Following a public debate with the parent of a 14 year old medical marijuana patient, New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie, reluctantly agrees to sign a bill allowing medical marijuana edibles for adults if one is presented to him. Gov. Chris Christie faced off with a registered nurse and mother about the state’s failed medical marijuana […]

Wiz Khalifa was on The Arsenio Hall Show for the first time last night and it seems he has set the bar pretty “high” for future guests.  Arsenio Hall is often recognized by his smooth voice and easy going demeanor, but last night his attitude was a bit more chill than normal as he introduced a cooking […]

Jane West doesn’t have any regrets about getting fired from her corporate job: “I choose to be filmed consuming cannabis for one reason, to change stereotypes of what a cannabis consumer looks like…It is time to put an end to the outdated, uninformed stereotype that cannabis consumers are stoned-out, low-functioning dopes”. West’s Denver-based Edible Events, a […]

Dixie Elixirs & Edibles handcrafts delicious, refreshing, feel-good treats and indulgences made with pure, premium cannabis. Their products are innovative, safe and effective. Each item is infused with clean, CO2 extracted THC that is triple lab tested. And they pay extra attention to proper dosage to do their best to ensure a consistent and enjoyable experience. […]