It was the perfect afternoon for day drinking: Not too warm, a pleasant breeze, the weekend within easy reach. On a sun-dappled Los Angeles patio around 3:00 p.m., I found myself pleasantly buzzed from both alcohol and cannabis. But I didn’t even have to resort to chugging a beverage while surreptitiously toking under the table—it […]

Cannabis is one of humanity’s oldest crops and historians can trace the use of cannabis back 12,000 years. Today’s legalization of cannabis in many states have brought the pot industry into the forefront, but few considered it high-tech. Most people think of smoking pot as an electronic-free activity, where all smokers need is a lighter […]

On Friday, police confirmed that they had located opened packages of synthetic marijuana and a smoking pipe at the scene of a suspected homicide in Jackson Township, where a mother was charged in the death of her 3-year-old daughter. Packets of illegal “spice.” (Photo courtesy of the DEA) (Photo: Submitted) The sad story, which included the […]

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An upscale vegan Mexican restaurant in Los Angeles has begun to serve cannabis cocktails alongside their tempeh chorizo and coconut bacon. Gracias Madre, a West Hollywood restaurant favorited by celebrities, now offers three alcoholic beverages infused with marijuana’s medicinal compound cannabidiol (CBD), the Daily Mail reports. Designed by resident bartender Jason Eisner, the $20 cocktails […]

MOORHEAD, Minn. (Valley News Live): Three metro area police chiefs shared what they see as a major safety issue in our community. At the monthly Chamber of Commerce event, Eggs and Issues, law enforcement says drugs and crime are changing our community. The clink of glasses and ‘tink’ of forks was replaced at times with […]

A Los Angeles restaurant has unveiled a menu of cannabis cocktails. Gracias Madre, a high-end celebrity favorite that serves vegan Mexican food, now offers three elegant beverages infused with CBD, one of the two cannabinoid stimulants found in weed. Diners do not need a medical marijuana card to consume the $20 drinks. The recipes were […]

Bartender Jason Eisner at Gracias Madre has taken a big stride for Los Angeles cannabis culture by launching weed cocktails at the organic, plant-based Mexican restaurant in West Hollywood and Gratitude, the upscale offshoot of Cafe Gratitude, in Newport Beach. While there has been plenty of underground experimentation with infusing cocktails with pot, Jason is using a 100% […]

You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. Most edible medical marijuana products deliver significantly more or less wallop—mostly less—than their labels promise, according to new research. The results suggest some patients who consume marijuana-laced products to treat disease or control symptoms could be unintentionally overdosing on the drug’s primary […]