December 16, 2017

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Cannabis-infused wine claims to give you a buzz — without the hangover -

Friday, December 15, 2017

Los Angeles (Finally) Passes Cannabis Business Regulations -

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Coffee Shop Wants to Be Denver’s First Legal Cannabis Club -

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Yes, you’ll be able to smoke weed legally in three weeks. But here are hard realities -

Sunday, December 10, 2017

5 Cannabis Products Changing the Way We Think About Marijuana -

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Study: Alcohol Sales Fall Following Cannabis Legalization -

Friday, December 1, 2017

California Weed Entrepreneurs Will Make $5.2B In 2018 With Almost No Banks To Put It In -

Monday, November 27, 2017

Pot For Pets? Experts Say Cannabis Can Ease Pain In Animals As Well -

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

A fast-growing cannabis tech company just raised $10 million in a bid to dominate the market -

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Why are Hemp Farmers Fed Up with Federal Seed Laws? -

Saturday, August 29, 2015

The Medical Minute: These Researchers are Developing a Weight Loss Medicine with Cannabis -

Friday, August 28, 2015

What Would a Trump Presidency Mean For Cannabis? -

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Oregon Court of Appeals Doesn’t Find the Smell of Cannabis Smoke to Be “Unpleasant” -

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Government-Run Cancer Institute Quietly Acknowledges That Cannabis Kills Cancer Cells -

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Why Did This Pro Video Gaming League Ban Cannabis? -

Monday, August 24, 2015

4 Good Budtender Habits that Make for a Positive Customer Experience -

Saturday, August 22, 2015

If a Wildfire Spreads to a Cannabis Field, Can You Get High from It? -

Friday, August 21, 2015

8 Ways to Counteract a Too-Intense Cannabis High -

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Florida Keeps Fighting for Medical Marijuana: The Leafly Cannabis Legalization Roundup -

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Weekend Weirdness: Pigeon Caught Trying to Smuggle Cannabis into a Costa Rican Prison -

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Is “No Munchies” Cannabis an Innovation or a Gimmick?

With retail cannabis creating an exciting new emerging market, plenty of people have been hopping on the bandwagon – Colorado created 16,000 new jobs in the marijuana industry in the last year alone, and plenty of people watching from afar are seeing dollar $ign$. Bethenny Frankel, an entrepreneur who has a presence on one of those reality shows that you’re embarrassed to admit you binge watch (“The Real Housewives of New York”), seems to be proclaiming herself a “ganja-preneur” now, too. She has seen the success of Skinnygirl, her line of low-calorie cocktails, and now she’s decided she wants to make a line…

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Cannabis Tourism: The Kush Tour Experience

Amsterdam has long been the pilgrimage for cannabis tourism, but the recent changes in regulation have given way to a shift towards more accessible locations within the United States. Denver and Seattle have both been inundated with the addition of travel centered on cannabis after their states Colorado and Washington were the first to legalize recreational cannabis. Tasting tours and cannabis-friendly accommodations are molding cannabis tourism into a model that closely resembles high-end wine tourism, taking it from taboo to all-access and giving the public a greater understanding of where their legal cannabis comes from. One company leading the charge…

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The 2015 NFL Playoffs: Which Teams Would Win Based on Their States’ Cannabis Laws?

It’s the start of 2015, and for football fans, that can mean only one thing: the NFL playoffs are in full swing! Every detail of the eight remaining teams is under scrutiny by the pundits in the sports media. Are your players healthy? Are they performing at the top of their game? Can the coaches put them in the right position to win? After last week’s Wild Card round, we’re down to the top four teams in each conference. While the sports media debates who has the best ground game or the stingiest defense, we here at Leafly are picking our winners…

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Recipe: How to Make Cannabis-Infused Gingerbread Mini Cakes

Ever wonder what gives gingerbread its signature flavor? First and foremost is the ginger, of course! But second and sometimes forgotten is the molasses! Molasses, the nutrient dense sibling of sugar, is the by-product created during the refinement process of sugar cane or sugar beets. Pure, organic, black strap molasses is an excellent, natural source of iron, calcium, and magnesium and is great for vegans and omnivores alike. Together, the rich, bold flavor of molasses combined with the spicy sweetness of ginger is what makes gingerbread gingerbread. And just because the holidays are almost over, doesn’t mean you can’t continue to enjoy the tastes of…

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Recipe: How to Make Canna-Mint Haystack Treats

Today I present a cannabis-infused recipe that is a step above extraordinary in the cannabis nutrition world! Meet canna-mint haystacks, the raw, vegan treat that make a great alternative to your average infused baked good. Gooey and chocolatey, these “cookies” are not only packed full of fiber and healthy fats, but also include the antioxidant power of cacao powder and the naturally sweet goodness of maple syrup. The next time you’re craving something decadent and delicious, why not get out your dehydrator and try some canna-mint haystacks? **This recipe has been adapted and modified from the “Peppermint Haystacks” recipe, courtesy…

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How to Make a Cannabis Mistletoe

Decorations are one of the best parts of the holiday season. In a time of cold weather and dwindling daylight, people come together to light up their towns with twinkling lights, luscious greenery, great food, and never-ending merriment. And of course, no holiday décor would be complete without mistletoe! This year, we wanted to show you how to put a new spin on this holiday classic. Fill any room with the aroma of fresh cannabis and encourage kisses galore by following these simple instructions to make your own cannabis mistletoe! Read More: http://www.leafly.com/news/lifestyle/how-to-make-cannabis-mistletoe

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For Marijuana Smokers, A Weed Manicure Is High Fashion

Behold, the weedicure. Nowadays, women who love marijuana are taking dope nails literally. They’re having real pot added to their manicures. Kat, a dancer, coined the name “weedicure” when she posted a pic of her latest nail job (pictured) and the term. Yes, that’s real weed — and some sparkle — embedded in her acrylic fingernails. After her “awesome nail lady” posted a photo of a weedicure online, Kat decided she had to have one, too. Kat rocks her pot-and-glitter “weedicure,” a term she coined. “I told her I wanted to do that, and she told me, ‘Bring your own…

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Marijuana-Themed Float Set for Chicago Thanksgiving Parade

There are certain things that are part of every big-city Thanksgiving Day parade. There are usually thousands of families lining the streets to see marching marching bands, floats and oversized balloons of popular cartoon character. Leave it to Chicago to introduce a new element, one which symbolizes the pro-marijuana movement’s growing political clout and social acceptance. One of the floats in Chicago’s 81-year-old Thanksgiving Parade (sponsored by McDonald’s) will have a marijuana theme. Good Intentions, a medical marijuana dispensary, has a float, which they are calling “a garden of flowers.” It will feature a 12-foot banner proclaiming, “Growing With Illinois.”…

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Recipe: Cannabis-Infused Chipotle Avocado Baked Mac & Cheese

The classic mac and cheese gets a medicated makeover with this 420 infused, plant-based recipe. Filled to the brim with flavor, this hearty dish has a spicy kick from the chipotle-avocado puree, a crunch from the irresistable hempseed parmesan crust, and a more than uplifting hit of health from the rich CannaOil. Perfect as a side dish for any upcoming holiday celebration, or as a comforting toasty entree for the chilly nights of winter. Find many more recipes like this one in The Stoner Cookbook’s high-end cannabis cookbook HERB. Reserve your copy today to help support this crowdfunded project! Source: http://www.leafly.com/news/lifestyle/recipe-cannabis-infused-chipotle-avocado-baked-mac-cheese

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Cannabidiol 101: A Peek Into Cannabinoid Chemistry

The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a complex signaling network within the human body that uses specialized compounds known as cannabinoids to control various bodily processes by interacting with different receptors and regulatory enzymes.  Cannabidiol (CBD) is often referred to as a “phytocannabinoid.” Phytocannabinoids are plant derivatives that contain a number of diverse chemical compounds that can affect appetite, metabolism, pain sensation, inflammation, thermoregulation, vision, mood, and memory. It’s important to note that phytocannabinoids are any plant-derived product capable of either: Directly interacting with cannabinoid receptors Sharing chemical similarities with cannabinoids that allow them to interact with other components of the ECS…

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