Steve Monas

November 27, 2019

New Research Shows Flushing Plants Before Harvest May Be Unnecessary

The results of a new research trial released this month show that flushing plants before harvest may not improve the quality of cannabis flower. The results seem to contradict the commonly held belief that flushing plants improves the taste and burnability of dried cannabis flower. […]
November 27, 2019

Can Political Candidates be Open About Their Cannabis Use?

A congressional candidate in Illinois is making waves after smoking marijuana in a campaign ad where he discussed his personal experience with cannabis and the need for federal reform. Anthony Clark, who is aiming to unseat Rep. Danny Davis (D-IL) in next year’s Democratic primary, […]
November 27, 2019

The FDA is worried about CBD. Should you be concerned?

Bruce BarcottNovember 27, 2019   Share   Print The FDA is concerned about CBD. What’s behind their worry? (chriss_ns/iStock) Officials with the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued a stern warning about CBD products on Nov. 26, advising consumers that “CBD has the potential […]
November 26, 2019

High Times Greats: Jimi Hendrix, Stoned Free

The legend of Jimi Hendrix is soaked with extreme tales of brainrocking acid trips that produced songs like “Purple Haze,” as well as drug horror stories that paint Jimi as an unrepentant junkie. In honor of the late musician’s birthday November 27, we’re republishing Eric […]
November 26, 2019

Can indoor cannabis ever be sustainable?

Christine GiraudNovember 26, 2019   Share   Print (AP/Adobe Stock) Illinois legalized recreational cannabis in June 2019, and the environmental regulations it has put in place have made the state the national leader for environmental protection in the cannabis industry. That’s good, because Illinois is […]
November 26, 2019

Try This Holiday Cannabis Punch To Smooth Out Year-End Angst

Surely, there is no better time to smooth out the rough edges than the holiday season. Cocktailing through awkward moments is a key year-end tradition in many a household, but in this day and age there is no reason to stick to the booze during […]
November 25, 2019

How Discover CBD got ahead in CBD safety

CBDStrains & products   Share   Print (Courtesy of Discover CBD) This article is brought to you by Discover CBD, bringing nature’s power to consumers all over the world. Before the 2018 Farm Bill solidified the reality of having CBD in homes across the country, states […]
November 25, 2019

Joe Biden Walks Back Marijuana ‘Gateway Drug’ Comment

About one week after former Vice President Joe Biden said he opposed legalization in part because marijuana might be a gateway drug, the Democratic presidential candidate is now saying research doesn’t support that position. In a call with reporters on Monday, the Nevada Independent’s Megan […]
November 22, 2019

How leading brands can differentiate with vape products

Strains & products   Share   Print (Courtesy of Vessel) This article is brought to you by Vessel, vape pens obsessively engineered with unforgettable design and top-of-the-line performance in mind. When assessing the current state of cannabis, it’s clear that there are a few goals brands […]
November 22, 2019

CBD edibles: What are they and what’s to know?

Consumers looking to try CBD have a huge variety of options available to them, including flower, vapes, oils, and—one of the most popular ways to consume CBD—infused edibles. With so many CBD edible products on the market, new consumers may find that world pretty tough […]