June 2018

With medical marijuana coming to Oklahoma after the passage of State Question 788, a lot of people with no cannabis experience are wondering about the basics. This Q-and-A offers an easy-to-consume introduction for those wanting to learn more about marijuana. Important to note: Implementing medical marijuana in Oklahoma will be a slow process as the […]

Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Courtesy: MGN Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Courtesy: MGN (WRTV / ABC) -One Indiana lawmaker says medical marijuana could be legal in the state […]

As a queer woman from New York who’s been involved in the cannabis industry for more than three years, I’ve met dozens of LGBTQ people, ranging from millennials to baby-boomers and activists to executives. As a new industry, cannabis benefits from growing in a time where there’s more awareness of the value of diversity. “The […]

There’s a device that’s about to make your pot a lot more potent. Meet Attorney Shanel Lindsay. She’s the founder and president of Ardent, which makes the Nova Decarboxylater, (aka the “Nova Decarb”), which Lindsay invented. The Nova Decarb allows anyone to make any dispensary-grade products they can think of, with very little starting material, in the […]

Andrea Drummer is the co-owner of a Los Angeles culinary cannabis events company, Elevation VIP Cooperative. As a classically trained chef, the Cordon Bleu graduate gives cannabis the gourmet treatment in dishes that reveal her ingenuity and creativity. Take, for example, her cannabis-infused bread pudding soufflé, which she brulées, or her Southern take on stuffed grape leaves made […]

Image Credit: pexels.com Marijuana plants have been smoked and vaped for thousands of years. Yes, our ancestors vaped, too. They heated up rocks in fire pits, put the herbs on them, and inhaled the vapors. Thanks to technological innovations, we can now get a concentrated oil or wax derived from flower herbs. The vaping method […]

Sam Vogelstein and his mother, Evelyn Nussenbaum. Photo: Sam Vogelstein By the time he was six, Sam, the son of Evelyn Nussenbaum, Berkeleyside’s video storytelling producer, was having dozens of epileptic seizures a day. Nussenbaum and her husband, Fred Vogelstein, discovered that a British-made, cannabis-based drug stopped the convulsions. But they couldn’t use the medicine […]