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Top Shelf Budtending

Written by Ashley Priest Social cannabis consumption is at the forefront of many conversations. These conversations have become more topical recently due to consumers inability to engage publicly. While several states have legalized cannabis for adult use, the stigma still lingers. Many states restrict cannabis use to private residences, which prohibits its consumption at major […]

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Top International Destinations for the Cannaisseur to Explore

It’s tough to travel without the help, or company, of the herb. Thankfully, cannabis-inspired travel is an industry that’s gaining momentum around the world. Here are a few of the destinations that top our list. While the number of countries decriminalizing cannabis is on the rise, it remains illegal in most places, so please keep […]

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The World’s an Oyster for Infused Edible Consumers

Billions Baked In Melissa Hutsell Spending on legal cannabis is projected to reach $57 billion by 2027, according to BLS Analytics and ArcView Market Research. Considering that only 5 percent of the world’s population lives in regions where it’s possible to purchase legally, how will the world consume billions of dollars worth of cannabis? The […]

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The Sonoma County Experience

California has surpassed the UK as the fifth largest economy in the world. Tourism is one of the forces driving the state’s gross domestic product (GDP), reports Investopedia. It’s no wonder, since California is home to entertainment, technological and agricultural meccas. Add the largest legal cannabis market into the mix, and the wanderlust is exponential. […]

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Highly Devoted

Cannabis connects people—not just socially, but also on a much more personal level. According to anecdotal stories and personal experience, cannabis can increase your sex drive. Studies, such as the one recently conducted by Stanford University, suggest that regular cannabis consumers engage in sexual activities 20 percent more often than those who do not (For […]

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United Abroad

U.S. Companies Turn Eyes to Israel for Cannabis Research   Innovations in cannabis abound in the U.S. as state legalization becomes a reality, but there is a limit to what can be researched under federal prohibition. How can you fully test a drug that isn’t federally legal? Take your research to a country that has […]

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Birthright to Birth Roots

Exclusive Healing on Medicinal Cannabis and Research in Galien, Michigan       Israel. 2012. Adam Kaufman and Dan Milsk happened to be on the same birthright trip, funded by the Jewish Federation. They were two Jews from the Midwest seeking cultural identity who also shared an interest in medicinal cannabis. The trip provided the […]

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Immortal Element

What Happens When You Take Scraps and Set Them On Fire Burn it. Hit it. Cut it. No matter how they crush, heat, or twist it, copper is the undying power behind Immortal Element. The art, jewelry, furniture, and home decor-creating and marketing duo, Aaron and Heather Houser, do everything “in-house” as a husband and […]

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The Winston House

Seattle’s First Canna-Friendly Airbnb Nestled in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Seattle, the city’s very own bud and breakfast, Winston House, offers much more than imagined. I expected a chic, three story cabin on a quiet street… what I got was more than I envisioned.    In my head the house was simple, yet comfortable, […]

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Wanderlust

Yogis of all levels gathered at San Francisco’s Lindley Meadow Park on Sunday, April 23rd to celebrate Wanderlust 108, the world’s first and only mindful triathlon. The event brings together yoga, meditation and a 5k run/walk in a festival-type atmosphere. The global festival came to Northern California as part of its worldwide tour. Other cities […]

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