Leafly PodcastsOctober 11, 2019 California state officials confiscated these Kushy Vape products in their investigation of the company's Canoga Park facility. (Courtesy of CA Dept. of Consumer Affairs)This week: LA cannabis company Kushy Punch is accused of running legal product out the front door, illegal product out the back.Alyssa, Bruce, Ben. (Julia Sumpter/Leafly)Every Friday the Roll-Up crew—Bruce Barcott, Ben Adlin, and...
From the East Coast to the Midwest, several first-time outdoor cannabis harvests are happening.Up until now, commercial cannabis cultivators on the East Coast have grown their weed in warehouses or greenhouses, partly because of the slow pace of legalization but mostly because of the weather.But now, after a sunny summer growing season, a field of hundreds of...
Chris KudialisOctober 11, 2019 (bluejayphoto/iStock)Two Ukrainian associates of Rudy Giuliani were arrested on Wednesday night and charged with funneling foreign money into US elections, an illegal activity. The headlines have been dominated by the pair’s alleged donations to a pro-Trump super PAC last year, but there’s another charge hidden in the indictment that has left some in the cannabis industry—and...
Bailey Rahn and Dante Jordan contributed to this article. Home to the famous Humboldt County, California is damn near synonymous with high quality cannabis. It’s blessed us with many legendary cannabis strains like OG Kush, Gelato, and Sherbert. With so many famous genetics coming out of the region, California is a great market to watch for potential trends—so we scoped...
Hemp offers untold benefits for the soil, production processes, renewable fuel and sustainable fashion. The internet has been awash in new health apps to improve sleep and wellness and an enormous amount of information on CBD oil, a product derived from cannabis, also commonly known as the source of marijuana. Of cannabis’ compounds called cannabinoids are two primary components: THC and...
Laura TennantOctober 11, 2019 Scientists have long believed there is an important link between the endocannabinoid system and the male reproductive system, and current research indicates that using cannabis could negatively impact a man’s fertility. A large clinical study found that men who used cannabis at least once per week had a 29% lower sperm count than men who did...
Retired NBA star Jamal Mashburn joined the board of cannabis health and wellness company Revolution Global as an advisor, the company announced on Thursday. Mashburn, a former forward who played for teams that included the Miami Heat and Dallas Mavericks, became the latest in a series of former athletes promoting the booming legal pot industry. Mashburn, who operates Papa John’s...