At the close of 2018, the U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams made a bold move, and called on the federal government to rethink marijuana’s classification as a Schedule I substance. While the Surgeon General did not go so far as to condone legalization for recreational use, he did say that medically, marijuana should be studied like any other pain...
Some customers are turning to unregulated dispensaries on Indigenous territory. Quebec’s cannabis retailers are struggling to get by on their own supply. Last October, mere days after Quebec opened its first chain of dispensaries, the government-run stores were so overrun with demand that they ran out of weed. Repeatedly. As an emergency measure, the Société Québécoise du Cannabis decided to open its...
Over the weekend, we returned from long vacations and faced down those New Year’s resolutions. Now, what’s next? Have a beautiful morning with the trending sativa hybrid Tangie Sunrise. Later, pair it with the new season of True Detective, and the NFL season playoffs. Here’s your pop culture and cannabis pairings for the week of Jan. 7-13—let’s Hit This! Shopping...
Selling weed is now completely legal and above the board after city grants a trio of business licences. Weed can now be purchased completely above board at three locations in Vancouver after the city issued business licenses to three different outlets. Evergreen Cannabis Society in Kitsilano and two City Cannabis Co. shops — one on Fraser Street and another on Robson...
The Ontario government will accept entries next week from those looking to enter a lottery to apply for the first 25 retail cannabis licences in the province. The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario says expressions of interest can be submitted online Monday through noon Wednesday, with the draw to take place on Friday and results to be posted within...
The Roll-Up features co-hosts Bruce Barcott, Ben Adlin, and Alyssa Yeoman in a Friday morning roundtable about the week’s top cannabis news. Leafly Podcast Every Friday the Roll-Up crew—Bruce Barcott, Ben Adlin, and Alyssa Yeoman—dissect the week’s top stories in cannabis with analysis, arguments, jokes, and obscure cultural references. It’s a news and culture podcast, slightly elevated. Subscribe for free on iTunes or Stitcher. The Roll-Up...
Who grows the greatest cannabis on earth? You do, or at least you can, and it’s not as hard as you might think. But if 2019 is going to be the year you pop your first seeds or root your first cuttings, now’s the time to start planning and preparing for a spring planting. You can get started by reading...