There’s delightful news for the health-conscious cannabis users: Studies have found that using cannabis could be good for your skin, due to THC’s anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. While these THC attributes can be introduced to the body through topicals like “kush cream,” for those looking to reap pot’s other key benefit — aka getting high […]

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If you’re in a state that’s legalized marijuana, you’re lucky to have the choice of celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with green buds instead of beer. The Irish aren’t so lucky. Recreational as well as medical use of marijuana is still illegal in Ireland. But activist groups are busily working to change that. To find out […]

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Pitkin County commissioners are concerned about how marijuana edibles might be manufactured and marketed in their own backyard, as well as how they can be kept from children. Commissioners hosted a far-ranging discussion Tuesday that was prompted by an application for a kitchen at the Aspen Business Center that would produce marijuana edibles if the […]

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Downtown Windsor will have another place where people can vape or smoke medical marijuana — if Leo Lucier can pull off plans for his Vapelated Vapor Lounge. “I want to set it up like a European cafe,” says Lucier, 46, proprietor of the new business at 26 Chatham St. E. Lucier said he intended for the lounge to open […]

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HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania appears poised to join 22 other states in allowing medical marijuana to be given patients suffering from various diseases and ailments, some terminal. House lawmakers relented Wednesday after years of resistance, voting 149-43 in favor of dispensing as a prescription what many have viewed as an illegal gateway drug. Final Senate approval […]

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GUNS AND MONEY… Squid loves oozing through Oldtown Salinas to see where various decision-makers eat. Attorneys caffeinating at the Cherry Bean, Big Ag bigwigs imbibing at Giorgio’s, police chiefs chowing down at Growers Pub. Sheriff Steve Bernal asked County Supervisor Fernando Armenta to lunch last week to lobby him against a county hiring freeze. (“I’m more of a farmworkers pub […]

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With the 420 holiday approaching, there’s no better time to upgrade your smoke kit. Releasing just in time to get you right for the start of spring’s outdoor smoke sessions, The Kind Pen has teamed up with California-based clothing brand SRH to release a limited-edition version of its popular dry-herb vaporizer pen. SRH is celebrating its 25th anniversary, and it’s no […]

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Denver-based O.penVAPE’s new healthcare-based venture with Nevada Botanical Science in Reno is manufacturing CO2 extracted cannabis oil and offering the O.penVAPE vaporizing devices to medical marijuana dispensaries throughout northern Nevada. These products are now available at Silver State Relief in Sparks, the first of ten dispensaries opening in the region. Robert Summers, Ph.D., COO of […]

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Two hydroponics experts are offering a simple, high-tech solution to a simple problem: growing excellent bud at home with minimal effort. “iDro is a smartphone-connected, fully-automated hydro system to help anyone grow high quality cannabis,” says Fredrik Lindseth, a 23-year-old Colorado College graduate in Organismal Biology with a focus on plant growth and development, who […]

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