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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Looking to reap the benefits from federal action to legalize hemp, a hemp processor said Friday it will expand operations in Kentucky by building a $40 million plant in a rural area where it hopes to cultivate ties with farmers growing the crop. GenCanna Global USA Inc. said its new processing facility […]

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By now, you’ve probably heard of Everybody.World. Started in 2016 by two native Los Angeleno’s, Carolina Crespo and Iris Alonzo (who are also American Apparel alum), Everybody.World makes gender-neutral clothing and specialty lifestyle items. Iris and Carolina update the shop with monthly collaborations, designed by an eclectic cast of “contributors” and brands. At  the core of […]

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Cocktail Nation Signature drinks for a new generation When life hands Fred Johnson lemons, they better be of the Meyer variety, so he can make a Gimbal Smash. As the cocktail virtuoso of The Starling Bar in Sonoma, Johnson calls on a arsenal of house-infused spirits, hand-muddled fruits, artisinal touches like homemade tonic and liqueur […]

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Shari Horne broke her toes a decade ago, and after surgery, “I have plates and pins and screws in my feet, and they get achy at times,” she said. So Horne, 66, applies a salve containing cannabidiol, derived from the cannabis, or marijuana, plant. It eases the pain. The salve didn’t help when she developed […]

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President Trump is expected to sign the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018—also known as the farm bill—later this week, after Congress approved the measure on Wednesday. With that signature, hemp will become legal nationwide. And cannabidiol (CBD) derived from hemp will become, well, a little less illegal. But not precisely legal—yet. It’s complicated. On page […]

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CLOSE People lined up in the rain in Massachusetts Tuesday morning to be among the first customers at the state’s first two legal pot shops, more than two years after voters approved of recreational marijuana for adults. (Nov. 20) AP Savannah Stuitje, left, and Josh Hirst stand at a counter at New England Treatment Access […]

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With recreational marijuana sales legal, marijuana users across Massachusetts need to fully recognize and respect just how dangerous it is to drive while stoned. The bottom line is if you feel different, you drive different. Just like alcohol, marijuana is a drug that leads to impairment and impairment leads to crashes. The myths and misconceptions […]

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The Food and Drug Administration has a lot going on these days, folks. It’s recalling blood pressure medications and keeping an eye on Big Tobacco becoming Big Cannabis. Do they really have to remind people not to eat glitter? Apparently so. A consumer update issued Friday by the FDA warns consumers to ensure that anything […]

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Thursday is Thanksgiving, a day that’s mostly known for eating turkey and watching football. But it can also be very stressful, so you wouldn’t be blamed for wanting to use a little cannabis to relax on Turkey Day. But what strains go best with your Thanksgiving plans? Here are the five best strains for Thanksgiving: […]

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