April 2019

It’s April 20th—better known by cannabis enthusiasts as 4/20—and various food brands are finding new ways to celebrate the national marijuana holiday with hungrier-than-usual customers. Corporations have been cashing in on the holiday for years, with punny tweets and promotions about the munchies. Now they’re riding a tailwind of popularity, with the ongoing green wave […]

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Since Initiative 502, which decriminalizes recreational marijuana, was voted into law in November 2012, industry insiders have witnessed many changes to both the quality and quantity of marijuana. John Sanders has been a budtender since the day Sea Change Cannabis in Discovery Bay opened for business in 2014. The pot shop was the first on […]

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Welcome to Leafly’s live 4/20 coverage for 2019! As has become tradition, we’ll be updating you throughout the day with rolling coverage of news, events, and other bits and bobs to keep you informed and entertained no matter how you’re spending this most storied day in cannabis. Check back often! We’ll be posting live reports […]

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Weed Party @ is a column by Michelle Lhooq and Lindsay MaHarry, two self-described “weed party girls.” The goal of the column is simple: Determine whether the party was cool. On March 29, 2019, Michelle went to Spleef, a private pop-up “speakeasy” in New York City. New York’s weed speakeasies are one of the last […]

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This 420, cannabis is more widely available to your average consumer than it has been in decades. Recently, some have argued that 420 is increasingly irrelevant, now that it’s legal for adults over the age of 21 to consume in 10 states, two U.S. territories and Washington, D.C., as well as abroad in Uruguay and Canada. But […]

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On March 23, New England Treatment Access (NETA) opened a second branch in Brookline, becoming the first recreational marijuana dispensary to operate in the Boston area. Located in an old bank in Brookline Village, the dispensary, which opened its first location in Northampton in November 2018, sells a dizzying array of cannabis products: flowers, concentrates, vaporizers, […]

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You might not associate prim and proper behavior with a social activity like smoking weed or consuming cannabis, but the fact of the matter is, the diverse community of pot consumers across America rests on pillars of respect and gratitude. Stoner etiquette is real and having manners isn’t just a remnant of high society. Many […]

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BURIRAM, THAILAND – A Buddhist monk fishes out a vial of cannabis oil from his robe and puts a drop under his tongue — one of many flocking to a weed festival in northeastern Thailand, where excitement is building over a medical marijuana boom. Thailand became the first country in Southeast Asia to legalize marijuana […]

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As for traditional joints, Rosenfeld said pre-rolls maintain a solid spot as “cart toppers,” meaning shoppers tend to add them to their online shopping carts when they’re shopping for at least one other product. “Pre-rolls are in at least 10% of overall baskets when bundled with at least one other product,” he said. Cannabis flower […]

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