Making Cannabis Edibles

After years of gaining little ground in Colorado, social cannabis consumption is finally making progress.  On the same day a bill was introduced in the Colorado Legislature that would allow dispensary tasting rooms and less than a week after a members-only pot lounge successfully opened in RiNo, the Denver Department of Excise and Licenses approved […]

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Dosage is the key factor in achieving the most benefits and least adverse effects of cannabis. After following thousands of patients using medical cannabis for eight years, I’ve observed that dosing cannabis is unlike any therapeutic agent to which I was exposed in my medical training. A basic understanding of the key characteristics of cannabis […]

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Cannabis is a notoriously finicky drug. Take the right amount and you get relaxation or euphoria, but take too much and it’s a long ride of paranoia. Which makes marijuana tricky for casual users, and potentially problematic for new users who want to use cannabis to treat ailments like pain. It’s difficult to quantify just […]

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The Hershey Co. is one of the most famous chocolate and candy makers in the world. But the Fortune 500 company is also known for something else: suing other companies for perceived copyright infringement. In fact, Hershey’s has made a number of such allegations over the course of its history. Most recently, the company has […]

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The Hershey Co. is one of the most famous chocolate and candy makers in the world. But the Fortune 500 company is also known for something else: suing other companies for perceived copyright infringement. In fact, Hershey’s has made a number of such allegations over the course of its history. Most recently, the company has […]

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MedMen has been called an Apple store for pot products. Lucy Nicholson/Reuters Chain stores have arrived in the legal marijuana industry. MedMen, a retail company that runs marijuana dispensaries nationwide, was valued at $1 billion in a new funding round. Known as the Apple store for pot products, MedMen claims to elevate the marijuana retail […]

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In 2013, Tim Moxey and Chris Abbott began discussing how to make the best edibles on a large scale, even before they legally were allowed to start cooking. Moxey had previously produced an electrolyte product called Nuun, and Abbott had a Wall Street and professional wine background. Their experience and unofficial brainstorming put them in […]

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At least 10 students had ingested what was later determined to be marijuana in edible form, and one of the children was rushed to a hospital in critical condition. While the students’ intoxication on Tuesday afternoon wasn’t life-threatening, and though all were recovering Wednesday, the incident was “very scary,” Herron said. “It seemed to traumatize […]

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Our ancient ancestors had a far more intimate relationship with food as medicine than most of us do today. Many plants familiar to us—basil, cinnamon, cumin, fennel, mint, oregano, thyme, and cannabis—were intertwined in both kitchen and apothecary throughout history. Our earliest written references to cannabis appear around the 15th century BCE in China, where […]

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Mahjoun (circa 1,000 A.D.) Morocco boasts an uninterrupted hashish-making culture as old as any wine region, particularly in and around the Rif Mountains, where Berber villages have been cultivating cannabis and dry-sifting it into potent concentrates using traditional methods for countless generations. The Berbers are also credited with creating and popularizing mahjoun (sometimes mahjoum or […]

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