May 2016

(Photo credit: David McNew/Getty Images) ________________________________________________________ *Update: Illinois House passes marijuana decriminalization bill ________________________________________________________ Illinois could be the next state to decriminalize marijuana possession. The Illinois House of Representatives is expected to vote on a marijuana decriminalization bill this week, according to a Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) news alert published on The Weed Blog. State […]

Dear Mother, I’m planning a swanky dinner party and want to include some ganja treats, but I need something way more sophisticated for this crowd than brownies or goo balls. Help me wow my friends with some far out there foods that don’t look like they came out of the parking lot of a Phish […]

(Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Nation’s largest restaurant and food service gathering will feature a cannabis cooking panel this year. In the latest evidence that marijuana cooking is edging into mainstream acceptance, this year’s National Restaurant Association (NRA) Show at Chicago’s McCormick Place will feature a panel discussion all about cooking with cannabis. Colorado author […]

When asparagus season comes around, our families start requesting this sublime soup. This infused version is strictly adults only, though. Be sure to rinse the leeks very well — their tight layers can hold a surprising amount of dirt. MAKES: 4 servings DIFFICULTY: Intermediate INGREDIENTS 1 ¼ pounds asparagus, rinsed, tough stems removed, cut into […]

“Welcome to Psychedelicatessen, a weekly column exploring the world of cannabis cuisine, including recipes from the great chefs and ganjapreneurs who fuel our appetite for adventure.” After relocating to Humboldt 15 years ago to embark on an adventure in cannabis, an enterprising young woman named Wendy has single-handedly started a THC gummy business that embodies the […]

Most medical marijuana patients are familiar with different options for ingesting cannabis, such as eating cannabis-infused edibles or smoking the dried plant flowers and leaves. However, many people do not realize that they can also consume cannabis in the form of marijuana-infused tea. For numerous patients, drinking this easily-prepared therapeutic tea offers a convenient and […]

Bay Area residents are already obsessed with food—put some cannabis in there, and we all go bananas. Unsurprisingly, today’s local edibles market is touting all the watchwords of our favorite chefs and restaurants—artisanal, organic, and so on. There are medicated treats for all occasions—granola for your breakfast, dried fruit for your hikes, pretzels for the […]