December 2017

On New Year’s Day, long-clandestine cannabis will join the ranks of beer, wine, mixed drinks, cigars and other adult indulgences in California. It’s easy for a newcomer to feel overwhelmed by this new purchasing power. It’s like cruising the aisles of Costco without a game plan. Kristen Quitoriano, a budtender at Caliva cannabis dispensary, prepares Thursday, […]

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Depending on whom you talk to, medical marijuana (also known as cannabis) is either a panacea for everything from cancer, to chronic pain, to epilepsy or it’s a dangerous and illegal drug with no place in medicine. In 1996, California voters passed Proposition 215, making the Golden State the first in the union to allow […]

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Illustration: Sam Woolley/GMG You’ve likely heard the “I ate too much of a tasty, chocolatey edible and freaked the eff out” stories, whether from friends, family members, or from New York Times opinion columnist Maureen Dowd’s much-discussed coverage of her Colorado weed-tourist trip. Truth is, as states have been legalizing and then figuring out the […]

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It was 2004 when we had our first holiday party. It was me, the owner of Angel Publishing, his wife, and a former coworker. We dined on a huge plate of sushi and talked about all the great things that were in store for the coming year. Fast-forward to 2017, when last Friday I gathered […]

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NAPA, Calif., Dec. 19, 2017 /CNW/ – The Cannabis industry’s footprint is extending significantly into California wine country this week as Big Moon Sky, California’s first online-only dispensary providing curated cannabis products shipped direct to your home, announces big milestones in fundraising and gathering talent ahead of the recreational cannabis boom expected in 2018. Leveraging over […]

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Burnt out on biology? Can’t stand another semester of sociology? Would you rather spend your days learning about dank nugs and ganja genomics? Matt (Kind) McCabe is looking for you. The host of Boulder-based pot business-themed podcast CannaInsider wants to pay budding weed entrepreneurs to drop out of college and instead study pot. Kind is […]

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