Cannabis Cookbooks

Say carne guisada-aaahhhh!! This yummy cannabis-infused pork recipe is adapted from Illyanna Maisonet’s carne guisada from Eat Gorda Eat. Illyanna recently published Gorda Eats: A Puerto Rican Cookbook and hosts pop-ups in the Bay Area. Be sure to check her out if you enjoy this recipe. For patients who medicate with medical cannabis through food, […]

What’s the secret to a positive edibles experience? If you ask JeffThe420Chef he says it’s all in the dosing.  Gone are the days of overdosing on cannabis edibles thanks to the first ever THC/CBD Calculator.   MERRY JANE chats with Jeff, who has teamed up with MedSpoon and CW Analytical to create a calculator with a simple interface, allowing aspiring […]

Hemp is slowly creeping its way back into the state, and it’s no longer just found in skillfully hidden, illegal gardens. With its high protein content and essential fatty acids, this super food is also making its way onto the plates and into the stomachs of Kentuckians. Thanks to local groups such as Kentucky Hempsters and Kentucky Hemp Works, this plant, […]

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 […]

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% […]

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% […]

Chef Cody Lindsay – a.k.a. the ‘Wellness Soldier’ – is helping medical marijuana patients think beyond the pot brownie when it comes to making medicated edibles. Brownies, cookies and other THC-infused treats can help patients now and then. But for for those who have to take doses repeatedly throughout the day, gobbling up sweets can […]

(Photo credit: Helga Weber/Compfight cc) Monthly cycle got you down? These cannabis strains may help. Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a group of unpleasant symptoms that many women experience on a monthly basis, typically between ovulation and menstruation. While the cause isn’t entirely known, medical experts believe it involves hormonal changes during the menstrual cycle. Symptoms […]

(Photo credit: David McNew/Getty Images) Medical marijuana dispensaries in Illinois sold nearly $2.3 million worth of pot to more than 5,100 patients during the month of May, according to program director Joseph Wright. That figure represents a slight increase in from April, which totaled $2.2 million in medical cannabis sales, as reported by The Associated […]

Marijuana-enfused edible products on display at Native Roots Dispensary in Denver, Colorado. (Photo credit: Emily Gray Brosious) Marijuana-enfused edibles and extracts are now available for purchase in Oregon. As of Thursday, June 2, adults 21 and older in Oregon can purchase marijuana-enfused edibles and extracts at dispensaries that sell cannabis for recreational use, as reported by […]

(Photo credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images) Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner drops opposition to expand state medical marijuana access. Gov. Bruce Rauner has reversed his opposition to broadening Illinois’ medical marijuana pilot program, and now supports a measure to extend the program another two years and expand the list of medical marijuana qualifying health conditions, as reported […]