Rita Thompson

Emerald contributor since June 2019

New Mexico Could Become the Twelfth State to Legalize Recreational Cannabis

Last week, Jan. 16, New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham unveiled legislation to legalize adult-use cannabis in the hopes of [...]

“We’re Sparking Conversation and Pushing the Limits” -Momolu

Written by Rita Thompson Featured Photo by Jason Masters Korto Momolu, is a fashion designer/stylist extraordinaire. In fact, you might [...]

High Fashion: Five Designers Who Appreciate Cannabis

By Rita Thompson Cannabis and fashion have collided for quite some time now. From celebrities like Miley Cyrus who sported [...]

Meet The Women Working Some of the Coolest Careers in Cannabis

For a long time the idea of making a living in the industry once ridden with taboos felt like a [...]

Perfect New York Pools for Every Type of Swimmer

Check out the Emerald’s guide to the best pools for every type of swimmer 

Review: Dropping Seeds’ Multi-Use Herbal Blends

Whether you’re all about the pre-roll, up or aren’t quite ready for inhalation, Dropping Seeds likely has the product for [...]

Lowell Herb Co. Welcomes A-List Investors Chris Rock, Miley Cyrus, Mark Ronson and Sarah Silverman

With deep love and respect for the plant, Lowell is a mission to grow cannabis naturally and share its benefits [...]

Medical Cannabis Linked to Heightened Poison Control Calls in Massachusetts

According to the lead researcher, Jennifer Whitehill, the calls to the Regional Center for Poison Control and Prevention have had [...]

Americans Are Spending Nearly $150 Billion on Illicit Drugs Each Year

According to a recent RAND Corporation report, American’s spending on illicit drugs has reached nearly $150 billion.