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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 […]

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 […]

How To Roll A Hash Joint In 7 Simple Steps

Rolling a hash joint is simple. If you already know how to roll a regular joint, it’s laughably simple. There are two popular techniques that can be used to roll a hash joint: one with tobacco, and one with cannabis. Both techniques have their pros and cons, so why not experiment with both to find your […]

How the Cannabis Industry Can Do Better to Fight the Climate Crisis

Between energy-intensive indoor grows and the mountain of plastic packaging, legal weed is not as green as you would think. But some producers — like California’s Aster Farms — are leading the way to sustainability This story is part of Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage […]

How Reliable Are Cannabis Strain Names?

Finding consistent, repeatable experiences with cannabis is a challenge that every consumer faces. Even the most experienced cannabis connoisseurs can struggle to find the right dose of the right strain with the right chemical composition. Once you’ve found a strain you enjoy, the challenge continues when you return to the dispensary looking to recapture that experience. Two strains bearing the […]