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Categories History, Wellness, Women of Weed

Brownie Mary

Mary Jane Rathbun - Women's History Month Hero This Women's History Month, let's take a moment to celebrate Mary Jane Rathbun. Canna-granny "Brownie Mary" contributed to the fight as a cannabis activist of the 1980's and 1990's. She infamously distributed cannabis brownies to San Francisco chemo...
Categories Law and Order

Retroactive Restitution

How Baltimore, California, and New York Are Wiping Out Thousands of Cannabis Possession Convictions Byline: Cody Funderburk Every 48 seconds, someone is arrested for cannabis possession, totaling over 600,000 arrests per year. Arrests for cannabis possession are so prevalent, they amount to...
Categories History

The Color Green

Examining Racism Rooted in the Drug War Byline: Cody Funderburk 2019 will be a conflicting year, as we begin our unwavering struggle for progress amid a defunct, shutdown government. Many question how we could find ourselves here in the 21st century, unsettled by the cyclical recurrences of s...
Categories Cannabis, Pets

Canines & Cannabis

An in-depth review of supplemental CBD for your fur babies Byline: Cody Funderburk Next to humans, dogs and cats are the most popular recipients of legal cannabis products. Pet owners claim the non-psychoactive cannabinoid CBD (cannabidiol) is helpful for a range of conditions, including the reduct...
Categories Edibles

Candy Crush!

Examining the New Ban on Washington State Edibles Byline: Cody Funderburk By now, you might've heard about Washington's latest decision to ban the production and sale of various cannabis-infused edibles, namely gummy and hard candy. The ban will go into effect preventing the sale of these candie...
Categories Cannabis

The Birth of A Bud

Cannabis Genetics 101 Byline: Cody Funderburk Perhaps you’ve acquired a favorite strain of cannabis over the years, or perhaps you’re overwhelmed with the immense array of options on the market. Indeed, there is a growing variety of cannabis, with current estimates suggesting there are ove...
Categories Cannabis, Food Pairing

Fall Pairings

The Art of Pairing Cannabis with Food (and Beverages) Byline: Cody Funderburk Given the gradual normalization of cannabis in mainstream culture, many appreciators and connoisseurs have taken to the art and science of pairing any of the seemingly endless varieties of cannabis strains with a complime...
Categories Wellness

Phoenix Tears

The Legend of Rick Simpson Byline: Cody Funderburk If you spend enough time at your local dispensary, you may encounter a curious looking product in a syringe with the acronym "R.S.O." written somewhere on the packaging. Is it injectable cannabis? Nope, try again! RSO is an acronym for Rick Simp...
Categories Cannabis Extracts, Handy Guide

The Goo Guide

A Handy Guide to the Various Types of Cannabis Extracts! In the seemingly endless quest for stronger pot, extracts have become the new rage, attracting customers for their incredibly high potency. The origins of cannabis extracts stem from hash made in Afghanistan several centuries ago. Some modern ...
Categories 420

Origins of the 420 Holiday

The Secret Garden: Mapping the Birth of 420 Byline: Cody Funderburk In today's cannabis culture, the term 420 is synonymous with mostly anything weed related, and the phrase is frequently referenced in popular cannabis media. Many of the worlds largest cannabis festivals and events happen on April 2...
Categories Wellness

Clever Ways to Boost Your Endocannabinoid System

5 Healthy Methods for Getting the Most From Your Cannabis As part of our biological makeup, all of us are equipped with an endogenous cannabinoid system that regulates the production and uptake of cannabinoids. This system is known as the "endocannabinoid system," and it is believed to promote bodi...
Categories Handy Guide

What’s That Smell?

A Handguide to Common Cannabis Terpenes Byline: Cody Funderburk Terpenes are volatile aromatic compounds found in millions of plants, especially cannabis, that create the unique smell profile of each flower. They've been the center of attention in cannabis research for the last several years, large...
Categories Cannabis, Women of Weed

Womxn of Weed

Exploring the contributions of Womxn to the Cannabis Industry Byline: Cody Funderburk One of the many undervalued benefits of cannabis legalization are the opportunities it provides to demographics traditionally limited by the glass ceiling. In fact, Womxn Hold 36% of Executive-Level Positions i...