Making Cannabis Edibles

Marijuana is widely used, especially in adolescents and young adults. In the US, there are about 20 million users (about 7.5% of people aged 12 or older). Marijuana is a mind-altering (psychoactive) drug. It comes from the hemp plant, cannabis. The plant’s primary drug effects come from the chemical delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, or “THC.” Marijuana is smoked, […]

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In this Sept. 26, 2014 photo, smaller-dose pot-infused brownies are divided and packaged at The Growing Kitchen, in Boulder. Recreational marijuana sellers are reaching out to novice cannabis users with edible products that impart a milder buzz and make it easy for inexperienced customers to find a dose they are less likely to regret taking. […]

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I know you’ve been distracted/disgusted/gobsmacked by the presidential campaign all summer. But history, polling and common sense tell us that California’s electoral votes already belong to Hillary Clinton (sorry, Donald Trump fans). So stop wasting time worrying about that, Golden State types, and turn your attention to the doorstop of a ballot that you’ll be facing […]

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Edibles are the go-to form of medication for many stoners, but what about the “drinkables”? It’s time to give cannabis-infused beverages some credit. They’re refreshing, healthy, and discreet when compared with the hot smoke of a pipe or dab. Plus, unlike many traditional edibles, they won’t melt or go stale. According to Ezra Pryor of […]

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Edibles are the go-to form of medication for many stoners, but what about the “drinkables”? It’s time to give cannabis-infused beverages some credit. They’re refreshing, healthy, and discreet when compared with the hot smoke of a pipe or dab. Plus, unlike many traditional edibles, they won’t melt or go stale. According to Ezra Pryor of […]

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California’s Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act regulates marijuana plants more like painkillers than agriculture, requiring every plant in the state to have a unique identification number tagged to it. New laws require a “track and trace” system to monitor all plant material using these IDs, from the ground to final sale, by 2018. Now, […]

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SMITHS FALLS, ON , Aug. 17, 2016 /CNW/ – Tweed Inc. (“Tweed” or “the Company”), wholly owned subsidiary of Canopy Growth Corporation (CGC.V) and Canada’s largest marijuana producer today launched an Artist in Residence program in an effort to bring its voice and the dialogue about cannabis into Canada’s artistic communities. The Company is proud […]

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After news earlier this month that 19 people were hospitalized after eating edible marijuana candies at a quinceañera in the Mission District, we thought we’d ask candidates for District 9 to weigh in on medical cannabis and dispensaries in the neighborhood. What is your view on medical cannabis dispensaries in the Mission District? What do […]

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