August 2016

Tweet WHEN THE Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) was tasked with handling Oregon’s adult use cannabis program—AKA the recreational weed sales that we have come to know and love—the news didn’t send massive throngs out dancing in the streets. To say that Oregonians have a complex relationship with the OLCC is an understatement. Among the […]

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Whether edibles, vaping, or dabbing, concentrates are fast becoming the go-to delivery method for many cannabis consumers. Packing a huge punch in a tiny package is only one of the many benefits concentrates offer. In this five-part series, I’ll take a closer look at this not-so-new trend, and how, in the legal era, classic techniques […]

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Are you interested in medicating with edibles but don’t know where to begin? Infusion is often the most challenging part of cooking with cannabis and the reason why many people turn to their vaporizer in defeat. I’m here to tell you that you can do this! Not only is it doable, but it’s worth it. If you haven’t […]

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Supporters of recreational marijuana expected a massive and well-funded fight from those who want to keep the drug illegal in Nevada. But with less than three months until Election Day, Nevadans have heard little from anti-pot groups. As of Monday, no Las Vegas television advertising slots had been purchased or reserved by any anti-legalization group, […]

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Cannabis-infused butter (cannabutter) is one of the simplest and most common ways to make medicated foods, yet making infused butter properly can be a little bit tricky. In order for THC to properly decarboxylate—change from its acid form to its psychoactive form—the cannabis needs to be heated at low temperatures over long periods of time.  […]

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Getty Images A hemp fiber facility in Arc-Les-Gray near Dijon, central eastern France. The National Hemp Association says the U.S. imports an estimated $300 million each year in commercial hemp products and raw hemp materials. Select U.S. farmers have been able to legally cultivate industrial-use hemp since the 2014 federal farm bill… read more at: […]

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More than 20 years later, Hezekiah Allen remembers the Blackhawk helicopters hovering over his childhood home, the armed soldiers barricading the road to the family’s northern California pot farm, the neighbor who hang-glided to escape from the Feds. More than once, Allen came home from a friend’s house to find his mother and stepfather had […]

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