Make Cannabis Edibles

After working quietly for three years with a marijuana company, a well known ad firm in Portland came out Friday with its first video advertising campaign. It features a cannabis-infused drink, but the actors could just as well be drinking beer. The ad, which features a casual backyard party where people sip the marijuana-infused soda, underscores […]

Here’s the thing: When you’re writing about pot-infused products aimed at making sex more fun, there’s going to be nervous laughter and possibly blushing. There will be awkward pauses, and maybe a few too many “ums,” as the mind searches for the right words. Or maybe that was just me. During the past year or […]

After the first 420 Wedding Expo was hosted by two of the top Colorado cannabis event companies earlier this year, it’s safe to say that weed-themed weddings are becoming normalized. Instead of being wed couples are getting “weeded” in both states with legal marijuana and those without. Some weddings may have pot decorations and joints […]

When addressing medical marijuana, one can never get far away from pain. It’s the No. 1 reason for medical marijuana recommendations. Pain is the No. 1 reason anybody seeks medical aid. The source of that pain could be anything from sore joints to cancer to hemorrhoids, but pain is the motivator. So it should be […]

Jim McAlpine’s plan to open the world’s first gym for marijuana enthusiasts is coming along well. Pot-related businesses are having their moment in the United States, especially in the Bay Area, where McAlpine lives and plans to open his gym, Power Plant Fitness. Arcview Market Research estimates the size of America’s marijuana industry at a […]

By Frank Gluck, The News-Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The first legal harvest of Florida medical marijuana is stored in multiple vacuum-packed, 441-gram bags in a freezer on the outskirts of Tallahassee. Each is the result of months of careful growing, monitoring, coaxing, and finally cultivating, scores of plants in a hidden farm overseen by horticulturalists […]

Looking for an alternative to the two major party candidates this week? Consider Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson, who’s not only a proud cannabis consumer — he used the be in the business himself. Johnson, the 63-year-old former New Mexico governor, got the full New Yorker profile treatment this week in a feature by political […]

I still remember the first time I ever walked into a dispensary—way back in my Boulder, Colorado days—to legally purchase some cannabis edibles. Still fresh out of college and a bit less health-conscious at the time, and I salivated as my hands groped at high-level doses of chocolate bars, watermelon gummies, and marijuana-infused soda pop. […]