Making Cannabis Edibles

Eight months ago, California voters approved Proposition 64, making the recreational use of marijuana by those 21 and older legal. In barely more than six months, state officials have to make sure Prop 64 becomes a reality by putting a legal and regulatory framework in place. Regulations for production and sale of adult-use cannabis are […]

By Tafi MukunyadziThe Associated Press LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ medical marijuana industry will ramp up in the next week, with the state poised to accept applications from potential patients, growers and distributors. Beginning Friday, the state Medical Marijuana Commission will accept applications from those hoping to grow or supply marijuana, while the Health Department will […]

As many countries move toward legalizing pot, officials in Canada are releasing guidelines for how people can lower the health risks that may be associated with the drug if they choose to use it. The guidelines, which were released today (June 23) by the Canadian Research Initiative on Substance Misuse, are meant to educate marijuana […]

Type of Food: Gumdrop-like candy chew Suggested Dose/Serving: One piece (10 mg—9% CBD, 1% THC) Servings in Package: 10 Cost: $32 Looks Like: Translucent, whitish, soft gumdrop squares with a red “gem” candy in the middle. Comes individually packaged, each of the ten candies shrink-wrapped in its own tiny bag. This is common for pot […]

After several years of ceding marijuana policy-making to a voting public eager to adopt a more permissive approach to the once completely illegal drug, House lawmakers on Wednesday took the reins of the sticky issue, passing a bill to overhaul how the state will regulate the retail market of the intoxicant. The legislation approved 126-28 […]

Like many medical marijuana patients across the country right now, DeAnna Bigoni is afraid.  Four years after she started growing and making her own cannabis products to fight a years-long dependence on opioid painkillers, the Washington resident is afraid the Trump administration will take those rights away. Whether Attorney General Jeff Sessions is deeming marijuana […]

This piece was co-written by Michelle Janikian and Catherine Goldberg. Images courtesy of Mitzva Herbal Co. As the push for cannabis legalization continues to garner support across the nation, a variety of cultural, political, and even religious groups are getting involved in the green rush. One such demographic is the Orthodox Jewish community, members of […]

Cannabis doesn’t actually produce THC or CBD. The plant produces all cannabinoids in an acid form. Instead of making THC and CBD directly, it synthesizes tetrahydrocannabinolic acid (THCA) and cannabidiolic acid (CBDA) from their cannabigerolic acid (CBGA) precursor. THCA is not psychoactive—it does not activate CB1 cannabinoid receptors in the brain. In order to make […]

Marijuana can be responsibly enjoyed in many forms, from vaporizing to smoking to topical lotions. But for many, the easiest method of dosing legal or medical marijuana is simply eating it—and if done right, it can be delicious. Edibles offer a wide range of options, allow users to experience the effects of THC slowly, and […]

Kief cookies could very well be the most underrated edible in the world. It’s rare for people to talk about them and even more rare to actually make them. But the truth is that kief cookies are some of the simplest, best-tasting, most potent edibles you can make. Here are two methods for making your […]