The History of Cannabis Criminalization

The History of Cannabis Criminalization It’s an unprecedented time in cannabis culture. Many of us can buy some flower or an edible at a corner dispensary right now – which would have been unthinkable in our parent’s time.  As legalization progresses in the US...

The Story of Your Favorite Rock Stars’ Cannabis Arrests

The Story of Your Favorite Rock Stars’ Cannabis Arrests Many of our greatest creatives and musicians have used cannabis as a creative aid – and they did so at a time when consumption was still illegal in nearly every part of the globe. With the extra scrutiny...

The Cannabis Industry Has a Big Plastic Problem

ben In 1955, LIFE Magazine celebrated the advent of cheap, versatile, and ultimately disposable plastics with an article titled “Throwaway Living.” It was a portrait of a world of wonderful convenience, courtesy of the post-war plastic revolution. Throwaway Living But...

The Future of Cannabis

The Future of Cannabis The Future of Cannabis The American cannabis industry has grown so quickly that some might forget that it barely existed a decade ago. Then the voters got their say, new markets opened, and in 2018 we saw $10.8 billion of legal cannabis sales in...

Musicians on Cannabis (In Their Own Words)

Musicians on Cannabis (In Their Own Words) Last year, six Japanese teenagers and avid concert-goers were arrested for cannabis possession. “We wanted to be like foreign musicians,” they explained to Tokyo police. “So we smoked weed.” Their endearing defense, while it...

What Terpenes Are — and Why You Should Know Them

What Terpenes Are — and Why You Should Know Them It’s a good time to be a cannabis enthusiast. New markets are opening, producers are honing their craft, and dispensary shelves are stocked with dozens of strains — each with their own distinctive flavor and aroma. This...