Stepping into the New 420

Stepping into the New 420

“As women, I think we have a tendency to put a lot of pressure on ourselves to do everything. We’re career-motivated, family-oriented, and community-focused. It can be hard to find balance and downtime sometimes, and consuming cannabis (hemp and marijuana) is a...
An Essay: Mothering with Marijuana

An Essay: Mothering with Marijuana

When I first became vocal about my relationship with cannabis, I braced myself for the inevitable question: You’re a mom—how can you use marijuana?  Informed by outdated stereotypes and a nagging stigma around this plant, those who ask me this question are confused....
Shining a Light on How Cannabis Is Grown

Shining a Light on How Cannabis Is Grown

While cannabis has been cultivated around the world for thousands of years, modernization has made it easier than ever to grow the plant, whether in an outdoor garden bed or an isolated indoor facility. For canna-connoisseurs, knowing where and how their cannabis is...
Biggest Cannabis “Hits” of 2019

Biggest Cannabis “Hits” of 2019

The U.S. cannabis industry saw some big changes — both good and bad — in 2019. From legal progress on the regional and federal level to health debates over the plant’s effect on pregnant women, we take a look at some of the biggest stories this year.  Illinois...
Come Back Daily

Come Back Daily

As the paradigm around cannabis begins to shift, so do retail opportunities. In states with some form of cannabis legalization, this comes in the form of dispensaries or other kinds of cannabis retail shops. But what about states that aren’t quite there, where a need...
The Need for Weed Events

The Need for Weed Events

Attending cannabis events in adult-use states can be one of the most daunting or exhilarating experiences for new consumers.  Weed events can feel intimidating. Huge smoke clouds fill the room, joints are being rolled, smoked, and passed; and even the food served may...