Steve Monas

July 5, 2019

This Week in Cannabis: Top Stories From Across Canada From June 29-July 5

This week in Cannabis: Ontario announces a brand new license lottery for 50 new retail opportunities, Alberta leads the pack in legal cannabis consumption, and one Canadian company is working on CBD for horses. We’ve rounded up this week’s top stories from across Canada If […]
July 4, 2019

Massachusetts’ Newest Cannabis Shop Stresses Closeness to Local Growers

“I can’t actually smoke the strong pot that I make,” career stone mason Jon Piasecki admits. “It’s too much for me.” But customers of a western Massachusetts’ retail cannabis shop, Canna Provisions, will be able to take home some of Piasecki’s more potent products, or […]
July 4, 2019

The Roll-Up #94: Martha Washington Was A Hip, Hip Lady

The Roll-Up features co-hosts Bruce Barcott, Ben Adlin, and Alyssa Yeoman in a Friday morning roundtable about the week’s top cannabis news. Leafly Podcast Episode 94: Martha Washington Was a Hip, Hip Lady This week in cannabis news: Hey baby, it’s the 4th of July. So we’re […]
July 4, 2019

Celebrate Independence Day With America’s Most Patriotic Plant

Our country owes a lot to cannabis sativa and its many varieties. From the stalks and seeds that produce fiber and food to the resinous trichomes that deliver THC, it’s truly an American treasure. Despite the 80-year Federal ban on cannabis, the plant is deeply […]
July 3, 2019

How to Make a Dab Rig Kit

As adult-use and medical cannabis legalization has led to a rapidly growing marijuana industry, there have been many innovations in the world of weed, but arguably none among them has changed the way we consume more than the cannabis concentrate.  With names such as shatter, […]
July 3, 2019

8 Tips for Shopping Smart This 7/10

For all of our stoners out there, that time of year, July 10, or 7/10, has come yet again.  Just like any major sales holiday in the weed world, getting the most out of 7/10 requires strategic, thoroughly planned shopping. Whether you’re trying to celebrate […]
July 3, 2019

¿Está Colombia preparada para ser el banco de semillas para el mundo?

¿Será Colombia un proveedor mundial de semillas de cannabis? A medida que la legalización del cannabis se extiende a nivel mundial, la necesidad de que las empresas de genética del mercado gris bien establecidas se hagan legales es crucial. Las cepas de razas locales originales […]
July 3, 2019

PTSD Researchers Want to Take DEA to Court Over Marijuana Permit Delays

A group of researchers recently filed a lawsuit against the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), asking a federal court to force the agency to respond to its application to manufacture marijuana for research purposes. The researchers argued that cannabis produced by the only federally authorized cultivation […]
July 3, 2019

Ontario to Issue Eight New Cannabis Licenses to First Nations Communities

Brick-and-mortar cannabis stores have so far been hard to come by in Ontario. But come October, Canada’s most populous province should have 50 more marijuana shops, and eight of them will be on First Nations reserves. On July 3, the Government of Ontario announced plans […]
July 3, 2019

How to Get a Michigan Medical Marijuana Card

The only way to legally buy cannabis in Michigan today is as a medical marijuana patient. Yes, state voters legalized adult-use cannabis in November 2018, but the first retail stores for people 21 and older aren’t expected to open until sometime in 2020. In the […]