After Frozen Budz’s approval, the board cruised through other retail licenses, approving 11 more around the state in quick succession as the day came to a close. They included: Enlighten Alaska, LLC, Arctic Herbery, Alaska Buds, LLC and Raspberry Roots, The Frost Farms, all in Anchorage; Pakalolo Supply Co. in Fairbanks; The Herbal Cache in Girdwood; Herbal Outfitters, […]

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3 4. Wanda James Scott Durrah, Simply Pure Cooking: James, a former campaign manager who served on President Obama’s 2008 National Finance Committee, is not new to the cannabis scene. In fact, before starting Simply Pure Cooking with her husband Scott Durrah, James and her husband operated a 10,000 square foot growth facility and dispensary […]

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Despite new research showing a significant jump in the number of unintentional pediatric exposures to marijuana in Colorado, mostly due to edible products, marijuana advocates in New Jersey say edibles are a necessary addition to the state’s legal framework. David McNew, Getty Images In a study published in the Sept. 2016 edition of JAMA Pediatrics, researchers pointed to a […]

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Understand the medicinal plant and its uses, along with suggested dosing and tips and tricks. All demonstrations are with other herbs. No card required. We begin with CANNABIS 101: Understanding the plant and its uses, along with suggested dosing, tips and tricks. You will learn to infuse butter and various oils with cannabis and how to […]

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Eating cannabis is a tradition as old as time, and the history of how these functional foods evolved and changed is fascinating. Ancient Chinese emperors brewed cannabis tea. Hindus drank bhang, a intoxicating blend of warm milk, garam masala, gunjah and ginger. Nomadic tribes wandering Morocco ate a heady hash jam, thick with dried fruits, […]

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Maureen Dowd sits down with Business Insider for an interview promoting her new book. Business Insider Maureen Dowd knew the internet would make fun of her getting too high on legal pot in Colorado, but she didn’t care. The Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist said she often doesn’t mind being the protagonist in her own columns […]

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DENVER — The plant’s imposing metal gate is unmarked. There are bars on the windows. But walk inside, and you’ll find a gleaming, nearly antiseptic factory, where bakers and candy-makers are mixing up treats right out of a stoner’s cookbook. Everything they manufacture is infused with THC, the main psychoactive chemical in marijuana. Zoots, a […]

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Here’s your cannabis pink lemonade highball glass of politics, from Joshua Miller of the Boston Globe. BREAKING THIS AFTERNOON — SO MUCH FOR BILL WELD’S BIG PLAN, via CNN: “Libertarian Gary Johnson and Green Party nominee Jill Stein have failed to qualify for the first presidential debate, and their running mates will not be in […]

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Lead image via Sam Horine; additional images via Ryan Jones “We’re in a place where you’re not interacting casually with the plant,” says Brooklyn-based chef and event producer Michael Cirino as he stares intently into the cortado he’s just ordered at the prestigious Ludlow House, a members-only club that triples as a caffeinated workspace, restaurant, and […]

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DENVER — The plant’s imposing metal gate is unmarked. There are bars on the windows. But walk inside, and you’ll find a gleaming, nearly antiseptic factory, where bakers and candy-makers are mixing up treats right out of a stoner’s cookbook. Everything they manufacture is infused with THC, the main psychoactive chemical in marijuana. Zoots, a […]

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