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VANCOUVER, Aug. 23, 2016 /CNW/ – Aurora Cannabis Inc. (CSE: ACB) (FRANKFURT: 21P) (WKN: A1C4WM) (OTCQB: ACBFF) (“Aurora” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has completed the design, engineering and tender process for the construction of the first phase of a 600,000 sq. ft. fully automated greenhouse to be built in Alberta, […]

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When selecting a cannabis-infused product from the shelves of a medical marijuana dispensary or state-legal retail outlet, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the sheer variety of what’s available. But don’t allow yourself to be swayed by clever marketing or a sales pitch at check-out. Do your homework instead, and you’ll have a much better […]

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Modern log cabins. Horseback riding. Hiking trails. Baby goats. ATV’s. 400 acres of mountainous beauty—wait, are we actually talking about a sleep-away camp for children? Nope! That’s because activities like high yoga, cannabis cooking classes, 420 happy hour and dispensary field trips are included with your stay at Camp Bud+Breakfast at Aspen Canyon Ranch. Since […]

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EXPAND Product: Défoncé Chocolatier Hazelnut Chocolate BarPrice: $20 / barDispensary: Peoples OC; 2721 S. Grand Ave., Santa Ana, Ca 92705 The best (or worst, depending on your point of view) part about these 420 artisanal chocolate bars is that they don’t taste like your average weed chocolate. In fact, there’s nothing about them that tastes like […]

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Print this page The “Julia Child of Pot” is reinventing the way Americans cook with cannabis, and adding a Jewish twist. It’s not just “weed butter” and “pot brownies” anymore–it’s “potato latkes with canna-pear creme fresh” and “stoned pepper pecan noodle pudding.” All of these cannabis-infused Jewish classics and more can be found in The 420 […]

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ZANESVILLE – Ohio’s new marijuana law goes into effect on Sept. 8, making the state the 25th to legalize it for medical purposes. However, that doesn’t mean anyone can casually smoke pot. In fact, smoking marijuana in Ohio will still be illegal. Although Ohio Republican Gov. John Kasich signed a bill legalizing marijuana for medical […]

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Three senior-level Whole Foods employees have joined BeyondBrands to help run their Food, Beverage and Conscious Cannabis verticals. Errol Schweizer and brothers Derek and Chad Sarno will be co-founders of the division, and bring decades of experience with them. Of the verticals listed, conscious cannabis has to be the most interesting. The company’s website states; […]

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STYLECASTER/Getty Images Most of us have fantasized about working in a job that’s a world apart from the one we actually get paid to do. The ones I play out in my imagination vary from the relatively mundane (yoga instructor, social worker, teacher) to the rarer and more exciting-sounding (investigative reporter, pilot, anthropologist). And it wasn’t […]

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Legislation in Congress would let Veterans Affairs doctors recommend marijuana to patients. A greenhouse filled with medical marijuana growing in Denver.(Photo: Trevor Hughes/USA TODAY) The passage of an Ohio House bill to legalize medical marijuana has started the clock for municipalities that want to regulate those sales. Although the rules for growing and dispensing the […]

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The cannabis industry is growing up, and it would be tough to imagine more convincing proof than Microsoft’s recent announcement that it’s getting involved. Though the software giant will stay very much in the background—its role will focus primarily on providing Azure cloud services for a compliance-focused software push—the move is still widely viewed as […]

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New Cookbook Offers Cannabis-Infused Jewish Classics August 22, 2016 by Alix Wall Leela Cyd Cannabis Kugel: Stoned pepper pecan noodle pudding is one of the many updated Jewish classics in ‘The 420 Gourmet.’ If the idea of lacing traditional Jewish foods — gefilte fish, challah, matzo balls, latkes and kugel — with marijuana makes you […]

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On August 11, when the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) rejected two petitions asking it to reclassify marijuana, Fox News anchor Shepard Smith did not try to conceal his contempt. “LSD, MDMA, a plant that grows in the yard—all one thing,” he said sarcastically. “The DEA announced today it will keep marijuana on the list of […]

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Indoor-grown marijuana is an energy-hungry leviathan. A national study released by the U.S. Department of Energy reports that a full one percent of the U.S. electric grid is now dedicated to growing cannabis. Equivalent to the energy output of 1.7 million American homes (and counting) the emerging industry is putting a significant strain on the […]

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