Holiday Gift Guides 2020: Cannabis Connection

Tech-forward and design-minded products for those who partake

For design-minded readers who smoke, toke, soak, slather, nibble or enjoy cannabis in any other way, our Cannabis Connection gift guide takes the casual session to a sophisticated level—be it through updated technology, opulent aesthetics, or both. Most readers who partake are well aware of important organizations like Cannabis For Conservation, Marijuana Policy Project, The Last Prisoner Project and local bail funds supporting those who have …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Volcanic eruptions, futuristic vehicles and open education in our look around the web

Slow Factory’s Open Education Fall Calendar Founded in 2012 by Céline Semaan, Slow Factory continues its quest to increase “sustainability literacy” in fashion and all that it entails. Once such endeavor is through free, open education—and they have just announced their upcoming class calendar. With courses including Cultural Appropriation and North Indigenous Peoples, Deconstructing Greenwashing Myths, Waste-Led Design and more, registration is free. All classes …

Cannabis Beverage Brand Introduces Rolling Paper Straws

Recently launched Canadian brand Truss Beverages (a collaborative venture from HEXO and Molson Coors) produces a range of THC-infused drinks, along with an apt and playful accompaniment: a pack of rollable paper straws. Taking notes from traditional joint-toking, but tweaking the ritual for contemporary cannabis consumption, each pack opens up to reveal “a dowel for straw-rolling” and instructions. The straws are made from coated polyart …