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The US Virgin Islands this week became the latest US territory to greenlight medical cannabis, with Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. signing a legalization bill into law on Tuesday. It’s a change that’s been a long time coming. In 2014, 56.5% of Virgin Islands voters approved a referendum in favor of legalizing and regulating medical cannabis. From there, lawmakers led by...
Ever wonder why the same strain of cannabis can be slightly different, depending on which store you get it at? A gram of OG Kush from one grower who sells to a particular dispensary will be slightly different from another grower’s OG Kush at the dispensary across town. Although they are the same strain, these are different phenotypes (or “phenos”)—different...
Growing cannabis is a lot of fun, and if you wish to break free and try your hand at cultivation, a number of breeders are doing the work to make world-class genetics available in seed form through Oregon’s dispensaries. The offerings are impressive and span heritage, Pacific Northwest staples, bioregion-specific cultivars for the backyard hobbyist, medically-minded chemovars, cup-winning contemporary designivars,...
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 Episode 69: Burnin’ One With Grandma This week: The US gets a new attorney general (probably), New York gets a legalization plan, and writer Dante Jordan discusses the etiquette of smoking out your grandma. WTF Is This All About Now? Alyssa,...
Much to the chagrin of certain members of my household, I’m naturally a morning person. It’s easy for me to wake up and get my day going, and morning is when I’m at my most productive. I don’t even drink coffee! But I know that’s not the case for everyone. If you’re looking to put a little pep in...
This is the first in a series exploring how Baby Boomers experience dispensaries in different cities. Cannabis dispensaries are a radically new retail phenomenon, selling a commodity that is still shrouded in stigma and illegal under federal law. For a Baby Boomer whose most recent cannabis transaction may have been clandestinely copping a dime bag from their neighborhood dealer some...
In this series, we help out the bumper crop number of cannabis lovers who can legally grow a pound, so they can save themselves money and ensure a clean harvest. Up next: the second of three blockbuster strains, Gelato. Creamy, berry, potent, and beautiful—Gelato was Leafly’s Strain of the Year in 2018 for a reason. This Cookies family offspring...