Holiday Gift Guides 2016: Green Rush

Whether buying for a rookie or an expert, there's a cannabis-related treat here for everybody

With 2017 encroaching, it’s high time everyone chills out about marijuana. The plant is known for its myriad medicinal effects and at the end of the day, is the same as having a glass of wine after work when used in moderation. Thanks to this, each year we see a stronger creative output for pot accoutrement; from sculptural ceramic bongs to herbal infusers to handsome …

Cannabis-Infused Smoothie

Inspired by the traditional Bhang Lassi, Julianna Carella (founder of cannabis food company Auntie Dolores) created a Western and modern take: the Cannabis Superfood Smoothie. In a recipe and a video, Carella outlines how to infuse coconut milk with cannabis—though admits it’s most likely safer to leave that part to the professionals—and create a 420-friendly smoothie that’s good for your mind and body.

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Creative entrepreneur Ariel Stark-Benz is making marijuana great again with “a friendly shop for high minded people”

Ariel Stark-Benz had his first hit of weed at age nine, when an older neighbor in his hometown of Portland pulled out his parents’ stash and they gave it a whirl the way many kids smoke their first time: DIY via good old aluminum. It’s safe to say he’s no longer poking holes in soda cans to get high anymore, but the hardworking, creative entrepreneur …

Canada Announces Plans to Decriminalize Recreational Marijuana

At an appropriately (and comically) timed UN general assembly session discussing drug problems around the world, Canada’s health minister Jane Philpott announced today(4/20) that the country plans to decriminalize recreational marijuana beginning spring 2017. “We will work with law enforcement partners to encourage appropriate and proportionate criminal justice measures. We know it is impossible to arrest our way out of this problem,” she said. Read …

Green Theme: 420 Friendly Products

From candles to boxing gloves to cook books, items for all kinds of cannabis enthusiasts

As of just two days ago, medical marijuana is now legal in 24 of the United States and some 20 states have also decriminalized possession of small amounts. One of the outcomes of this (other than fewer people being put behind bars for minor offenses) is that the cannabis industry is—unsurprisingly—one of the country’s fastest growing. Much more than the cartoon-ish drug of choice of …