Category: Culture & Industry

Everything You Need to Know About the PAX 3

Back in 2012, when the adult-use cannabis market was in its infancy, a San Francisco-based startup called Pax Labs (Actually, Ploom at the time) released a portable loose-leaf vaporizer that would end up shaping the future of weed consumption.  At the time most vaporizers were bulky, stationary devices like the iconic Volcano. PAX 1 was […]

West Hollywood Cannabis Cafe, First in the U.S., Announces Opening Date

The first-of-its-kind weed restaurant in America, Lowell Farms: A Cannabis Cafe in West Hollywood, California, has announced its opening date of September 1, 2019. It was granted final approval in a unanimous vote July 16, 2019, by the West Hollywood Business License Commission. The commission approved its application unanimously, and the license is good for […]

Everything You Should Consider When Traveling with CBD in the U.S.

Much like a stress-free vacation, cannabidiol (CBD) provides much-needed therapeutic relief for a growing number of people. Extracted from either hemp or marijuana plants, this non-intoxicating cannabinoid is coveted for its purported ability to reduce stress, inflammation, chronic pain, and assist in the treatment of other medical conditions.  You might have heard that, following the […]

The 3 Most Important Things to Know When Buying CBD

The cannabidiol (CBD) trend is reaching into almost every industry — beer, manicures, and any other consumer products imaginable. This is just the tip of the iceberg and as products, services, and regulations rapidly change, it’s important to realize that not all CBD is created equal.  In order to understand what differentiates one brand and […]

Jay-Z Comes to Caliva; Changes in Florida, Arkansas, N. Dakota

Jay-Z is heading into the legal marijuana industry as a chief brand strategist in partnership with a California cannabis product company. The rapper said in a statement July 9, 2019, that he entered a multiyear deal with San Jose, California-based Caliva. His role will consist of driving creative direction, outreach efforts, and strategy for the […]

Women Are Smoking Weed Before They Masturbate. Here’s Why.

Melissa Vitale, a 26-year-old publicist in Brooklyn, smokes a joint every time she masturbates.  “Cannabis is one thing that helps me escape my brain and focus on the feelings of my body rather than the million things running through my head,” she said. “I’ve always found that whether with a partner or solo, cannabis always […]

Nevada Postpones Cannabis Lounges, but Other States are Pressing Ahead

Democratic Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak on June 13, 2019,  signed AB 533, which postpones any licensing of cannabis consumption lounges until 2021, striking a blow to what many had hoped would allow Las Vegas to become a mecca of social consumption spaces. On the other hand, Colorado is moving forward with plans to allow cannabis […]

What Travelers Need to Know About Flying with Weed

With the laws surrounding cannabis — both marijuana and hemp — constantly changing, confusion for cannabis consumers arises when it comes to traveling to and from states where weed is legal. This is especially true when it comes to flying with weed.  Cannabis consumers should empower themselves with an understanding of the laws and regulations […]