Groundbreaking news hit this week as Canada became the second country to legalize adult-use recreational cannabis on October 17th. It was an exciting time, and Canada’s new legal shops saw massive lines and lots of shortages. Here are the stories from the week as the country enjoyed their tastes of marijuana freedom: Continue reading Canada 2nd Country Worldwide to Legalize Recreational Cannabis
Smooth, uplifting, introspective
Float through the cosmos in a Vortex of the world’s most euphoric weed strains with this sativa-dominant, introspective journey. Smoke it while rowing a boat and watching your paddle break the water in smooth ripples, or stargaze at night in the depths of a deep and inviting forest. Continue reading Sucked Into The Tunnels of a Vortex
Summer has kicked off and the 4th of July is upon us!
If you’re trying to light up your green like fireworks on the 4th of July, you’ll love this list of the best strains for the holiday. Grab your gear, some friends and one of these great cannabis strains to celebrate the occasion. Continue reading Best Weed Strains for Watching Fireworks
Warm, Comforting, and Memorable
A popular marijuana strain that can be hard to track down, Holy Trinity is powerful, elevating, and pleasant. While the genetics of this breed is something of a mystery, it’s rumored to be a trustworthy combination of Headband, Sour Diesel, and OG Kush. Continue reading Worshiping the Holy Trinity
What weed should you choose? This guide can help.
We live in an exciting time in history with cannabis legalization happening to some degree all over the world. But with the wide range of new companies, products and consumption options available to consumers on pot shop shelves, how can the average customer figure out what is right for their cannabis needs? Luckily, there is a new resource that can help weed (pun intended) through the variety. This Bud’s for You written by Ed Rosenthal, celebrates legal marijuana and provides insightful information about a range of marijuana topics. Continue reading How to Choose the Perfect Pot #BookReview
Acting DEA Chief Chuck Rosenberg announced on September 26th that he planned to resign, citing concerns over lack of confidence in the president and current administration. A holdover pick from the Obama Administration, his tenure will last until October 1st. While Rosenberg’s resignation leaves the future of marijuana up in the air, his replacement has not yet been named. To date, Rosenberg did not have a friendly stance on weed legalization.
As The Huffington Post reported, “Rosenberg reportedly clashed with the Justice Department after the DEA announced plans in 2016 to begin issuing more marijuana cultivation permits for research purposes. As of this summer, the drug agency had not approved a single new application.” Continue reading DEA Chief Rosenberg Resigns – Now What?
As Nevada’s recreational marijuana market begins to mature, the state is seeing a massive amount of demand for weed – they are even struggling to keep it on the pot shop shelves! One new enterprise is in the “City of Lights” is GFive Cultivation, the first ever African-American owned and operated cannabis cultivation operation licensed in Nevada. It’s breaking new ground in the industry and officially starting their first harvest.
Created by childhood friends Larry Smith and Shawn Holman, GFive Cultivation is a family-owned and operated lifestyle brand that specializes in providing ethically grown premium grade medical marijuana. The “green” product will sell in licensed dispensaries and production facilities in the Las Vegas area. Additionally, mogul Damon Dash joined the company to provide strategic marketing initiatives to promote growth and build visibility.
“Although new and emerging, we’re entering the Green Rush, not for us, but for our community,” states Founder and CEO, Larry Smith. “GFive is not only a company but a family building a business enterprise and creating a lasting legacy for the next generation. For our community far and near, we want to provide a positive outlook to the community and exercise financial freedom, legally.”
Officially growing now, GFive Cultivation will produce more than 20 strains including Gorilla Glue Gelato, Platinum Girl Scout Cookies, Kimber Kosher and Panama Red in customized packages to all licensed dispensaries.
Learn more about their operations here.
Photos: G Five Cultivation
California’s Prop 64 passed last November 9th, making it legal for adults 21 and over to consume marijuana, although not in public. However, there is nowhere to legally buy weed…yet. Continue reading What Are the Recreational Marijuana Laws in California?
In states where budtenders can legally sell cannabis to adults, there’s a big question clouding the air: should those weed salespeople be allowed to consume cannabis on the job? Surely there are some benefits to being able to enjoy green while working, which include a relaxed attitude, more social interactions with customers, better knowledge of the product and more. But could cannabis use prove to be a problem in legal dispensaries? Continue reading Is it Okay for Budtenders to Consume on the Job?