The Civilized Games Take Over Venice Next Weekend

Formerly known as The 420 Games, The Civilized Games, promises a day full of athletic events geared towards cannabis-loving athletes. Cannatheltes can participate in a variety of sport events, art competitions and Q&A sessions with cannabis experts. While cannabis isn’t cleared for use by all professional sports leagues, there is promising legislation for athletes using…

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5 Best Must-read Cannabis Books

Looking to learn more about cannabis? Take your research offline and enjoy get comfortable in your local library or bookstore. Add these five cannabis books to your shelf and learn more about the history, uses and potential future about your favorite herb. Cannabis: A History This comprehensive book details the history of cannabis from a…

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Can You Get Evicted for Legal Weed?

As any informed stoner knows, there are plenty of grey areas when it comes to cannabis regulation. Even after California legalized recreational adult-use marijuana with Prop. 64, adult users are prohibited from smoking or consuming weed in public – barring the cannabis consumption cafes slated to open in West Hollywood this summer – adults can…

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TSA allows CBD epilepsy medicine on flights

Epidiolex, the breakthrough antiepelleptic medicine derived from cannabis, is now cleared for flights according to the TSA. According to the drug manufacturer’s website, Epidiolex is used by patients who have seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome or Dravet syndrome. It contains CBD, cannabidiiol, which acts as an antiepeletpic and prevents or lessens the intensity of seizures.…

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The Need-to-know on CBD

CBD, the latest buzzword in the health and wellness industry, has found its way into everything from ice cream to acne treatments. It’s been touted for health benefits ranging from relaxation and pain relief to hair growth and skin brightening. While studies have shown that CBD provides effective pain-relief for chronic pain with minimal side…

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Tips to Childproof Your Cannabis

As cannabis becomes increasingly popular, more parents are partaking. According to data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health from 2002 to 2015, 7 percent of parents used cannabis in the last month (up  from 5 percent in 2002). The survey also reported that fewer parents are smoking cigarettes. But those who already…

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Here’s What You Didn’t Know About Where Your Cannabis is Grown

Many consumers are turning towards corporate cannabis to fulfill their weed needs. Thanks to the rise of recreational dispensaries, cannabis farms now have a stable and safe market for their product. Unlike fruit and vegetable farms, many of these weed-growing operations are done in greenhouse-like facilities, using hydroponics, aeroponics and other, emerging garden technology. Unsurprisingly,…

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What Gives Cannabis its Flavor?

Taste is often subjective. It’s the reason that some people think cilantro tastes like soap and others pile on the herb. Cannabis consumers know that taste plays a major role in strain preferences and, chances are, home growers are looking for ways to improve the taste and aroma of their plants. Like wine, cannabis has…

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Is cryptocurrency the solution for cannabis companies?

Anyone who’s familiar with dispensaries will have run into the ubiquitous cash-only policy. Cannabis businesses are notoriously underbanked because cannabis is still considered an illegal substance by the federal government. Earlier this year, there was hope for cannabis-friendly banks in California but SB 930, which would have created banks specifically for the cannabis industry did…

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