Interview: Calihash Extractions Company Founder + CEO Michael Domecq

As the cannabis industry expands, there's a renewed focus on hash and its production

Hash, the concentrated form of cannabis, has a storied history. The product appears in literary works and anthropological studies as far back as the 16th century. It’s a complex form of the cannabis flower that’s surprisingly simple to produce—and exponentially more potent than smoking the dried flower on its own. The plant’s thrichomes (where the cannabinoids, or active components, are found) are separated from the cured …

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 …