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Thursday, June 20, 2019

What Are You Smoking? Episode 66: What 2019 Means for Cannabis

What Are You Smoking? is hosted by a rotating cast of Leafly’s cannabis experts—Will Hyde, Bailey Rahn, Emily Resling, and Dante Jordan. Tune in every Wednesday to hear activists, entrepreneurs, farmers, processors, and figures from from all corners of the cannabis world weigh in on...

Top Stories From Across Canada From Jan. 4-10

Vancouver stalwart Cannabis Culture is closing at the end of the month, as many as 35,000 would-be cannabis store operators entered Ontario’s lottery, and Shoppers Drug Mart has launched an online store for medical cannabis. We’ve rounded up this week’s top stories from across Canada. Top Headlines From...

The Roll-Up #68: Tell Your Children

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...

5 High-CBD Products in Canada Today

Cannabidiol (CBD) is the second-most common cannabinoid found in cannabis—trailing only behind tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Unlike THC, CBD is a non-intoxicating cannabis constituent that tends to deliver clear-headed, functional effects without the high. High-CBD strains with low THC can benefit consumers needing to keep a clear head while also controlling pain, inflammation, or...

Netflix’s ‘Murder Mountain’ Exposes the Tragedy of Cannabis Prohibition

The cannabis industry collides with gritty true crime drama in the latest Netflix docu-series Murder Mountain. The 6-part series traces the case of a Southern Californian man who, like many others, has gone missing in Humboldt County. His last known whereabouts: a cannabis farm...

California Athletes’ Best Cannabis Topicals, Patches, and Edibles

Whoops, the holidays happened and we’re all a bit bigger for it. Also super-sized: our fitness goals for 2019. While cannabis gets a bad rap for the munchies, that rep is dated. You can help your body recover after spin class or a challenging weightlifting session...

How Much Is Too Much?

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It should come as no surprise to anyone that infusing cannabis into exquisite culinary dishes would eventually occur and become, not necessarily fashionable, but an important mode of cannabis consumption. Cooking is an art—a sensuous, satiating enterprise, swirling in a myriad of colours and...

Calgary Cancer Centre Rejects a $6,000 Donation Because It Came From a Cannabis Club

Alberta Health Services says it will not accept philanthropic contributions from the weed industry until its policy is updated. A donation on behalf of a late cancer patient has been rejected by the Alberta Health Services because it came from the Calgary Cannabis Club. In November...

Marijuana Brings on the Munchies. What About Cbd in Food?

As a dietitian, I always receive an influx of New Year’s emails predicting upcoming food trends. This year, several experts have forecast an increase in foods and beverages containing cannabidiol, a chemical compound found in cannabis plants. More colloquially called CBD, cannabidiol has been...

Popular Canadian Pharmacy Chain Officially Starts Carrying Medical Cannabis

On Tuesday, Shoppers Drug Mart started selling dried and fresh cannabis, seeds, plants, and oils. Things just got more convenient for medical cannabis patients in Ontario. On Tuesday, the popular pharmacy chain Shoppers Drug Mart launched its online retail portal for medical cannabis products. Shoppers...
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