Kate Holowchik didn’t grow up in a household that was particularly open to experimenting with marijuana. “My dad was a senior chief in the Navy,” she said. “He’s 6-foot-3. I was always afraid to step out of line.” But as an adult, she said cannabis has become a necessity. Holowchik suffered from high-functioning anxiety and frequent panic attacks, and after being...
With the deadline looming for Ontario municipalities to decide whether to opt in or out of allowing cannabis retail stores within their boundaries, many communities remain undecided. The province has given municipalities until Jan. 22, 2019 to opt out of having private cannabis storefronts operate within their boundaries. If the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has not received...
This article is brought to you by OTTO, the artificially intelligent cannabis grinder and joint machine that makes it easy to take it easy. As cannabis legalization spreads across North America, it’s bringing new ways to consume cannabis with it. But thanks to new technologies like the OTTO cannabis grinder, one of the most classic cannabis consumption methods—the simple, dependable,...
The New York State legislature is expected to consider a number of measures to legalize and regulate adult-use cannabis in early 2019. New York will seriously consider legalization in 2019. And equity must be part of any new law. With Gov. Andrew Cuomo now in favor of legalization, and New Jersey on track to legalize in the coming months, the issue...
Legal cannabis sales in Massachusetts hit the ground running, with two stores opening just days before Thanksgiving to long lines and waits that sometimes stretched upward of two hours. More stores are coming—along with more products, growers, and strains—but if you’re planning a trip to one of the few stores already open, it pays to plan ahead. Read on for...
This two-part series will show you how to photograph cannabis, regardless of your experience level. Get tips on how to take pictures of live plants, harvested buds, and concentrates, as well as how to shoot indoors and outdoors. There’s something for beginners, experts, and everyone in between. Cannabis offers many different opportunities for photography, from flower to concentrates to live...
Buying a gift for someone who prefers to roll joints can be a challenge. Extract lovers have all kinds of options, from dab tools to carb caps. Glass nerds will always appreciate a pretty pipe or one-hitter. But what do you give the person who needs little more than some cannabis and a tiny sheet of paper? Give the gift of...