Making Cannabis Edibles

History and propaganda has given us a pretty clear (and probably inaccurate) idea of who buys illegal weed. Popular culture is full of stoners, swingers, dead-heads, and deadbeats who wheeze out their words in a high-pitched croak while they hold down a lungful of smoke. That’s illegal weed, the buyers of which hide their activities […]

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Smoking weed and jogging have more in common than you think. For starters, they both get you high, and they can both make you very hungry. Biologically, the runner’s high and the cannabis high look much alike. The foundation of both lies in the body’s endocannabinoid system: a group of “endogenous,” or inherently occurring, receptors, […]

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At first glance, the treats seemed harmless enough: palm-sized bags of brightly colored candies resembling the popular Nerds brand, with “Prescribed Medibles by Dr. Greenbuds” in playful text on the front label. Packets of the candies began to circulate on Saturday morning among attendees at EST Fest, a two-day outdoor music festival in central Ohio. Concertgoers said someone had […]

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SACO –– Brett Messer and Stephanie Caron operate Brigid Farm in a nondescript building in Saco’s industrial zone. There are no signs that hint at what takes place behind the building’s locked doors. In Unity, Dawson Julia operates a 14,000-square-foot warehouse on a main road through town, with a sign that indicates the former dairy […]

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Six states will be voting on marijuana legalization in November. California, Maine, Nevada and Massachusetts will be voting on the legalization of marijuana for recreational use, while Florida and Arkansas will be voting on whether or not the allow medical marijuana in the fall. An Arizona initiative for full legalization recently received the required number of signatures […]

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What’s worse than having stinky breath? Being completely oblivious to the fact that you have stinky breath. We can all admit at some time or another we’ve had questionable breath, and we’ve also encountered someone whose breath reminded us far too much of our first visit to the zoo. But can smoking cannabis give you […]

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Two Gloucester lawmakers, state Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr  and state Rep. Ann-Margaret Ferrante, are among more than 100 lawmakers who have publicly declared their opposition to a ballot question to legalize marijuana. State Sen. Joan Lovely of Salem and state Reps. Paul Tucker of Salem, Jerry Parisella of Beverly, and Ted Speliotis of Danvers are also […]

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