January 2018

Last weekend the Lift Expo in Vancouver attracted over 14,000 attendees, including experts, enthusiasts, patients and canna-curious locals who explored offerings from nearly 200 exhibitors, ranging from licensed producers to dispensaries to accessory retailers to legal consultants. They gathered together at the Vancouver Convention Centre, on the waterfront of Coal Harbour. Check out the recap […]

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Vermouth is a sometimes-misunderstood and often-underused wine-based product from Southern Europe. Vermouths are complex and inviting, great on their own or when used to make a wide variety of cocktails, both classic and new style. With its infused nature, there is a spot for cannabis if you’re crafty. Since vermouth is often sweetened in some […]

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National Blonde Brownie Day on January 22 recognizes a treat often referred to as blondies. Blonde brownies are similar to the traditional brownies known almost everyone.  In place of cocoa, brown sugar is used, giving it a sweet-tooth-satisfying molasses flavor! Most people like to add white chocolate or chocolate chips to their blonde brownies or […]

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The L.A. Times Books section can now be found on Instagram, and it’s more than just #shelfies (gorgeous photos of bookshelves) — it’s a place for us to share images that illuminate the world of books. Times book editor Carolyn Kellogg sent me a few questions about @latimesbooks’ Instagram and what you’ll find when you […]

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Barbara M. Houle Correspondent Alina Eisenhauer was recently named culinary director at The International in Bolton, bringing more than a decade of culinary experience to the position. Eisenhauer owned the award-winning Sweet Kitchen Bar on Shrewsbury Street in Worcester for 10 years, closing the business in July 2017. In an interview after the closure, Eisenhauer […]

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In Germany, the number of cannabis patients, reimbursement-cases, and medical cannabis sales are rapidly increasing after the legalization of medical cannabis in March 2017. On request of the “Rheinische Post,” some of Germany’s major health insurance providers published new figures that detail the number of claims for reimbursement of medical cannabis. According to the General Local […]

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Advertisement One of the most ridiculous claims pushed by anti-legalization “activists” in the run-up to California’s 2016 vote to approve recreational cannabis was that the new laws would make edibles illegal. While there have been reports of edible shortages thanks to the slow rollout of recreational-use laws, one glance at any dispensary or delivery service […]

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Advertisement Good day. I really need help: I am a 60-year-old medical marijuana patient, and I recently got offered a position that requires a drug test. I really want this job. Beside abstaining from 4/20, what else can I do to pass his drug test? I have about three weeks. Please help. Thank you. —Loki […]

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