Category Archives: Culture

7 Ways to Celebrate Halloween Responsibly With Cannabis

Legalization happened over a year ago and now that all that excitement is over–Halloween is on its way! Whether you’re staying in or going out, we want you to enjoy, safely and responsibly. While this year may seem like the time to take your Halloween shindigs to a higher level with cannabis-themed costumes or canna-infused edibles, we suggest […]

5 weed products Tommy Chong can’t live without

Tommy Chong exceeds the status of cannabis celebrity. Though he and Cheech were technically the stoner celebs, rising to international stardom in the 1970s by pioneering the genre with their Cheech and Chong franchise, they’ve since surpassed such worldly roles.  50 years later, Chong functions more as a cultural monolith in the weed world and beyond. Like […]

This 65-year-old cannabis farmer wants to go legal. In the meantime, the police need to stop raiding his property, he says

The most impressive feature at Ronnie Bell’s ranch-style house is his indoor cannabis grow. His guest bedroom has been turned into a nursery, complete with a reflective grow tent. In the next room, there are many cannabis plants growing. But growing pot has come at a price. In the past 24 years Bell, who served […]

5 purple cannabis strains that won’t make you sleepy

Everyone loves purple cannabis strains. They’re beautiful, they smell and taste great, and their effects can be pretty potent, depending on the strain. Since the rise and popularity of Granddaddy Purple, purple strains are thought of as being grapey and heavily sedative. But the truth is, you can’t just look at purple flowers and assume they’re […]

Find your new favorite cannabis strain based on your favorite food

Your favorite food can say a lot about you. Beyond just pointing to your favorite flavors, it can also hint at the sorts of experiences you enjoy, the times you like to eat, and entire cuisines you’re partial to. Can it tell you which cannabis strains you’ll enjoy, too? We think there’s a good chance […]

Six cannabis CEOs talked to us about how they use weed

We stand at a hazy junction in cannabis business history. Some Big Weed companies are so “eager to shake off the image of being high-end drug dealers,” as the New York Times recently put it, that their CEOs won’t even cop to sampling their own products. But others in the industry—including six CEOs who spoke to Quartz […]

The first cannabis cafe in the United States opens

The first cannabis cafe in the United States opens Tuesday in Los Angeles. Called Lowell Farms: A Cannabis Cafe, it will be the first farm-to-table restaurant that highlights cuisine and cannabis.West Hollywood created eight cannabis consumption licenses and of more than 300 applicants, Lowell Farms was granted the first one, the restaurant says. That makes it […]

Which Canadian Cannabis Strains Are Highest in THC?

High-THC strains are in high demand across Canada as cannabis buyers seek out the most potent products on the market. Often equated with offering “more bang for your buck,” high-THC cannabis can, for some, provide the most intoxicating effects, while for others, a high dose is simply a recipe to fall asleep. Below, we summarize details […]

What is Hash: All You Need to Know About This Potent Weed Derivative

Hash (hashish) is one of the most potent cannabis derivatives, with high concentrations of THC. Since it’s now widely available around the world, I decided to create an all-encompassing, encyclopedic online hash manual. We have a lot to cover so let’s get started. What exactly is hash? Hash (or hashish) is a drug made from […]