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Epileptic Girl, Two, Who Is One of the First British Children to Be Prescribed Medicinal Cannabis Still Can’t Get the Treatment on the Nhs as Her Father Has to...

One of the first children to be prescribed medical cannabis in the UK still can’t get her desperately-needed medication on the NHS. Jorja Emerson needs the drug to treat her severe epilepsy, which can cause life-threatening seizures, her father says. But, despite being prescribed a medication...

25 Licenses Granted From Nearly 17,000 Applications

3:16 p.m. EST. That was apparently the exact time on Friday the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario selected 25 lucky applicants across the province through an Expression of Interest selection lottery, as well as a further set of waiting lists for the East,...

Francis Ford Coppola’s New Cash Crop: $99 Eighth-Ounces

The French term terroir typically refers to the region, and the soil, in which particular wine grapes are grown. The earthy term lives at the heart of wine nerdom and the wine industry, as well as the quality of wine itself. These days, however,...

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...
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