Marjorie SteeleDecember 3, 2019 Jessica Finch of Michigan NORML: Cannabis improved her health, social justice concerns inspired her to change laws. (Brittany Greeson for Leafly) As Michigan’s dramatic struggle to end cannabis prohibition finally comes to a close, an interesting thing has happened to the state’s newest legal industry: It has a lot of women. Specifically: powerful, influential women. By the numbers,...
LifestyleStrains & products David DownsDecember 3, 2019 Sungrown cannabis gets stronger, more flavorful, affordable, and cleaner than ever. (Courtesy of L Schneider/Emerald Cup) More than 30,000 cannabis fans and industry professionals from around the globe are preparing for the world championship of outdoor-grown cannabis, The Emerald Cup, running Saturday and Sunday Dec. 14-15, just north of San Francisco. The 16th annual competition has...
The first legal cannabis store on the mid island is open for business, capping a marathon application process. 19+ Cannabis opens its doors Tuesday, Dec 3 at its Victoria Cres. location, marking the first of what’s expected to be many licensed cannabis stores entering the Nanaimo market in the coming months. Co-owner James Maxwell said transitioning from planning to selling product...
Lil Wayne just launched his own cannabis line: GKUA Ultra Premium. The line of high-potency cannabis products is “designed to provide consumers with the best high of their lives.” Flower for the products is sourced from experienced growers, and the brand selects strands with the highest amount of THC available, allowing it to offer exceptionally potent products. “I used to just...
Minnesota regulators on Monday unveiled a big expansion of the state’s medical marijuana program, adding chronic pain and age-related macular degeneration to the list of conditions that can qualify for treatment. The state Health Department also said it would allow more sites where patients can access medical cannabis. The changes take effect in August. Minnesota’s medical marijuana program began in 2014 and...
Leafly Canada StaffDecember 3, 2019 Images courtesy of Aurora Imagine this scenario: A handful of senior citizens lace up their sneakers for an extended walk through the West Edmonton Mall. They meet up at a pot shop and, before their excursion, take a guided tour of the store to learn a little about cannabis. If all goes according to plans laid...
Time may be a construct, but the stars don’t lie: December is a time to focus, reflect, and reset intentions for 2020. All signs will feel the impending crunch of lucky Jupiter making a grand ballroom entrance into ambitious Capricorn on December 2, signaling the time to wrap up all those last minute details. After all, who wants to...