Oakland has a long history of social justice activism and also serves as a haven for artists, musicians, and culture creators pushed out of San Francisco by the affordable housing crisis. So it’s no wonder that the cannabis movement has deep roots in the city, including a vibrant community of activists and entrepreneurs who’ve won […]

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I see your definition of sativa and raise you an overview of edibles. The latest brainchild from Victoria-based graphic designer Ben Barrett-Forrest, The Weed Deck, is, literally, a dope set of playing cards that doubles as a guide to cannabis. Produced on casino-quality card stock with a linen texture finish, these cards are both great […]

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As cultivation editor for High Times, Daniel Vitkovetsky claims he has visited more marijuana grows than anyone on Earth. From the tiniest closets and tents to massive outdoor, greenhouse and warehouse facilities, the man who writes under the pen name of “Danny Danko” has judged more High Times Cannabis Cups than anyone else and served […]

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If you’re serious about obtaining a license to cultivate, process and/or distribute cannabis, pay attention to what these five industry experts have to say. Cannabis Business Times asked each to share their insights into what it takes to win a license in an increasingly complex and competitive environment. What follows is a roundup of their […]

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Tweet Have you ever walked out of a pot shop with a fresh gram of weed, only to be overcome with disappointment as soon as you open the bag and realize you bought a dud? Accidentally buying shitty weed is an unfortunately common experience in Oregon, where there’s thousands of pounds of amazing, world-class legal […]

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About Lauren Yoshiko Lauren has contributed to the Willamette Week’s weed column since 2013, initially going by “Mary Romano” until marijuana became legal in Oregon. She also writes about movies, plays and restaurants for the Art and Culture section. Read more at: http://www.wweek.com/culture/2018/09/25/a-beginners-guide-to-eating-edibles/

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As more and more cannabis-infused foods enter the legal marijuana market, a new study suggests there is a significant uptick in “unexpected highs” among inexperienced marijuana consumers, especially when it comes to marijuana edibles. The study from RTI International and published in Drug and Alcohol Dependence finds that some novice marijuana consumers are unable to […]

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