Rita Thompson

Emerald contributor since June 2019

“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. 

Why and How to get Involved in Parley for the Ocean’s Summer Cleanup Series

In collaborating with the Foundation for New York’s Strongest, Parley will be hosting a series of beach and waterway cleanups [...]