Sophisticated Cannabis Enthusiasts Can Take Weed Sommelier Classes

For cannabis enthusiasts living in Washington DC, Alaska, Colorado or Oregon, several organizations (including the Trichome Institute) are offering marijuana sommelier classes. Students will learn how to differentiate between various strains’ fragrances; “the idea is that every marijuana variety has a unique flower structure and collection of terpenes that produce very specific scents.” Once students can sniff out different fragrances, they can also decipher what …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

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1. Samsung Blends National Anthems into One Considering the current world climate—sadly an anti-globalization fear seems to be gaining momentum—Samsung’s Olympics commercial is incredibly timely. The advertisement blends a bunch of national anthems into one, with people from all over the world singing lines of other countries’ patriotic tunes: from Cambodia to Malawi, Tunisia, Canada and Malaysia. While obviously made to tug at the heartstrings, …

Next Level Edibles

With the cannabis industry growing from strength to strength and the knowledge that most people who have tried edibles have also had a bad experience, the team at Defonce Chocolatier (founded by former Apple employees) is taking marijuana consumption to the next level. The chocolate bars are nothing like the hash cookies you once regrettably scoffed at a high school party—they are beautifully designed, pyramid-shaped …