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Aunt Zelda’s People 

Aunt Zelda’s

Mara Gordon and Stewart Smith’s two dogs are the dominating force of their home. When our group of cannabis-savvy women arrive and jump out of the car — already savoring deep breaths of the fresh salt air blowing off of Bodega Bay — the couple has not yet returned home from a trip to Los Angeles. We are welcomed inside by Aunt Zelda’s research and development coordinator, Justin Kander, and a flurry of activity as a hyper-charged pup circles round and round the space. Read the full article

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New Jersey’s New Medical Pot Conditions Must Survive Public Scrutiny Medical News 

New Jersey’s New Medical Pot Conditions Must Survive Public Scrutiny

This week saw the New Jersey Medicinal Marijuana Program Review Panel make initial recommendations to the health commissioner approving a wide spread of new qualifying conditions to the program while denying two. New Jersey has long been a black hole for medical cannabis progress, this reality has been backboned by outgoing Governor Chris Christie who’s always worked on closing the bridges to easier access for Garden State, albeit, to his credit, he did add PTSD as a qualifying condition last year. Read the full article

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Wellness in a Capsule Medical 

Wellness in a Capsule

Among the ways to medicate today, capsules aren’t the flashiest method but they’re one of the most important. Capsules are a convenient way to take cannabis – a mid-sized pill containing oil (like coconut or olive) infused with marijuana, usually hash. They appeal to patients that might not consider it otherwise, people who think all medicine comes in a pill form or those who can fit cannabis into routines more easily if it’s swallowed all at once Read the full article

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Cannabis Deserts Dispensaries & Retail Sales Legal, Regulatory & Compliance Medical 

Cannabis Deserts

Many people think of California as a veritable utopia for cannabis aficionados and in many ways they’re right. The Golden State is home to some of the finest cannabis genetics in the world and remains a mecca for the best and brightest minds in the industry. While people in prohibition states are waiting by the phone and hoping their shady dealer brings the same stuff as last time, they imagine Californians are at the candy shop, holding up a line out the door, vacillating between whether to purchase the Mango…

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Glass Art: From Lamps to CHAMPS Culture 

Glass Art: From Lamps to CHAMPS

New jobs emerge in the cannabis industry every day, whether that’s in the private sector or in public service at state agencies. But one of the oldest jobs in the business looks poised to continue its renaissance in 2017, soaring on the back of legalization. But there is simply no cutting to the front of the line as a glassblower. The tales of this generation’s great glassblowers tend to echo each other. Many faced the same struggles over the years on the way to the top of the scene, although…

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5 Simple Ways to Boost Your Endocannabinoid System Without Cannabis News 

5 Simple Ways to Boost Your Endocannabinoid System Without Cannabis

Our bodies all have a network of cannabinoid receptors that is vital to the health of all mammals: the endocannabinoid system. The ECS is a vast network of chemical compounds and receptors (namely CB1 and CB2) that regulate our most basic functions – sleep, appetite, mood, the immune system, inflammatory response, aging and memory. Endocannabinoids even produce feelings of relaxation and euphoria similar to those which come from ingesting cannabis. Read the full article

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SilverStick: The One-Hitter Pipe, All Grown Up Culture 

SilverStick: The One-Hitter Pipe, All Grown Up

We were all young, once — maybe you still are, in which case you were once younger. We all loved something with the blind, wild recklessness that fades, with wisdom, into bitterness and world-weary cynicism. Maybe you loved a book or a TV show. Perhaps you bestowed this emotion on a puppy, or a best friend. Me? I loved my one-hitter. Read the full article

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Precision Extraction Solutions is Precisely Right When it Comes To Cannabis People 

Precision Extraction Solutions is Precisely Right When it Comes To Cannabis

Business is good at Precision Extraction Solutions. As a whole, the extraction sector is booming, and gross margins are impressive. Precision has received more “extract awards” than any other company in the field. Though co-founder Nick Tennant describes Precision as “an extraction equipment company,” the business doesn’t sell only hardware: It’s a fully compliant, turn-key professional services firm that does everything from installation and lab buildout to tech support and training. Precision’s best-selling machine, PX1 The Judge can process up to five pounds of material per run with an average…

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