• The Weirdos’ Essential Cannabis Industry Bullshitter Guide

    Posted December 8, 2023

    See if you’re on the list! Every December I like to take stock of the cannabis experts that have moved on because they didn’t have a clue what they were talking about. And it’s important to remember people are bullshitting at every level of the industry, from the budtender telling you those mids are

  • Birds may be getting high on 'weed'

    Posted November 30, 2023

    Many kinds of birds eat cannabis seeds, which may affect them mentally and physically, like humans. Q: I was at a local park some weeks ago and photographed this black-capped chickadee picking at the seed pods on a cannabis plant. The plant was in the middle of a patch of poison ivy, and I've read

  • Don’t mix shall with Cannabis

    Posted October 2, 2023

    Why are we still using this ancient legalese? When the governor successfully hires a new director for the state’s Office of Cannabis Management, let’s wish that person luck with the massive undertaking of establishing a high-profile agency and also writing a half-dozen or so new rule chapters needed

  • Can Cannabis treat hemorrhoids?

    Posted June 2, 2023

    A not-so-scientific exploration of weed and hemorrhoids. This is a disgusting story, so if you get queasy easily, I’d recommend reading one of the news articles that went up today. It’s also slightly embarrassing, but seeing as how, while writing, it’s only my computer and I, there’s nothing to be

  • Cocaine Bear, Meet Cannabis Raccoon and McFlurry Skunk

    Posted February 21, 2023

    Wild animals eat the strangest things. That can be a problem, for them and for us, writes Emily Anthes of the New York Times. In September 1985, the authorities discovered the body of Andrew Thornton, a drug smuggler, in a Tennessee backyard. He had a bag full of cocaine, a failed parachute and the

  • 5 great U.S. road trips for Weed Lovers

    Posted August 9, 2022

    Legal cannabis states offer plenty of options, from desserts to forests, for the adventurous at heart Road trips are back in fashion in a big way, with the pandemic catapulting them back into popularity so much so that vans and other road trip vehicles were snatched up and rented in record time

  • Paradise in the desert lets you wake, bake and bird

    Posted August 4, 2022

    Tucked away on the western flank of the Santa Catalina Mountain Foothills, Christopher (CJ) Vincent and his partner MaryEllen started a journey 25 years ago to preserve desert wildlife and plants, while adding their own type of “mother nature” to the mix. Vincent, a naturalist and medicinal cannabis

  • Cannabis plant grows in Tunbridge Wells flower display

    Posted August 2, 2022

    When they called it 'leafy Tubridge Wells', this isn't quite what they had in mind. The leafy Kent town got a bit leafier after pranksters sneaked a cannabis plant into a floral display near the Millennium Clock in Calverley Road. Martin Steers said he was amazed no one had noticed the plant It's