This Week in Cannabis: Top Stories From Across Canada From Jan. 11-18

This Week in Cannabis: Top Stories From Across Canada From Jan. 11-18

CanadaIndustryPoliticsThis Week in Cannabis: Top Stories From Across Canada From Jan. 11-18Jesse B. StaniforthJanuary 18, 2019Bill BlairThis week marks three months of legalization in Canada, Bill Blair is gaslighting the cannabis industry, and Hamilton police invited local media to join to a dispensary raid, and more top headlines from across Canada. We’ve rounded up this…

US Virgin Islands Legalize Medical Marijuana

US Virgin Islands Legalize Medical Marijuana

PoliticsUS Virgin Islands Legalize Medical MarijuanaLeafly StaffJanuary 18, 2019(cdwheatley/iStock)The US Virgin Islands this week became the latest US territory to greenlight medical cannabis, with Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. signing a legalization bill into law on Tuesday. It’s a change that’s been a long time coming. In 2014, 56.5% of Virgin Islands voters approved a referendum…

Made in Oregon: Cannabis Seeds Available at Oregon Dispensaries

Made in Oregon: Cannabis Seeds Available at Oregon Dispensaries

GrowingStrains & ProductsMade in Oregon: Cannabis Seeds Available at Oregon DispensariesMatt StangelJanuary 18, 2019(Matt Stangel for Leafly) Growing cannabis is a lot of fun, and if you wish to break free and try your hand at cultivation, a number of breeders are doing the work to make world-class genetics available in seed form through Oregon’s…

The Roll-Up #69: Burnin’ One With Grandma

The Roll-Up #69: Burnin’ One With Grandma

PodcastsPoliticsThe Roll-Up #69: Burnin’ One With GrandmaLeafly PodcastsJanuary 18, 2019 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 The Roll-Up Episode 69: Burnin’ One With Grandma This week: The US gets a new attorney general (probably), New York gets a…

Morning Massachusetts: Strains to Get Your Day Going

Morning Massachusetts: Strains to Get Your Day Going

Strains & ProductsMorning Massachusetts: Strains to Get Your Day GoingAvital Norman NathmanJanuary 18, 2019(CSA-Archive/iStock)Much to the chagrin of certain members of my household, I’m naturally a morning person. It’s easy for me to wake up and get my day going, and morning is when I’m at my most productive. I don’t even drink coffee! But…

How to Buy Gelato Seeds & Clones

How to Buy Gelato Seeds & Clones

How To Buy Seeds of Popular Cannabis StrainsPart 3, How to Buy Gelato Seeds & ClonesDavid DownsJanuary 18, 2019In this series, we help out the bumper crop number of cannabis lovers who can legally grow a pound, so they can save themselves money and ensure a clean harvest. Up next: the second of three blockbuster…

Cannabis & Yoga Is a Match Made in Heaven, Say Many Enthusiasts

Cannabis & Yoga Is a Match Made in Heaven, Say Many Enthusiasts

CanadaHealthLifestyleCannabis & Yoga Is a Match Made in Heaven, Say Many EnthusiastsPresented by HEXOJanuary 18, 2019iStockThe connection between cannabis and yoga stretches back centuries. Hindu scriptures hold that Shiva, the third god in the Hindu triumvirate, ingested a cannabis-infused drink called bhang to focus inward and harness his divine powers. Shiva is also known as…

5 Cannabis Breeders Who Changed the Game

5 Cannabis Breeders Who Changed the Game

David BienenstockJanuary 17, 2019 Cannabis—like asparagus, dates, mulberry, ginkgo, persimmons, and spinach—is a dioecious species, meaning that the male and female reproductive structures involved in propagation are typically found on different individual plants, rather than on a single plant (as in a monoecious species). Cannabis is also an annual, so it dies off each winter,…

Beer Makers, Thirsty for Growth, Push Into Cannabis Market

Beer Makers, Thirsty for Growth, Push Into Cannabis Market

IndustryBeer Makers, Thirsty for Growth, Push Into Cannabis MarketThe Associated PressJanuary 17, 2019(CSA Images/iStock)NEW YORK (AP) — The makers of Budweiser, Coors and other large-scale brewers are placing their bets on cannabis as a way to fight saturated markets and shifting consumer trends. For years, the industry’s largest players have struggled with stagnating markets and…

I Found a Seed in My Bag of Cannabis. Can I Grow It?

I Found a Seed in My Bag of Cannabis. Can I Grow It?

GrowingI Found a Seed in My Bag of Cannabis. Can I Grow It?Will HydeJanuary 16, 2019(brazzo/iStock)You just picked up a new strain that you’ve been waiting to try. The moment you get home, you rip into the package and take in its smell. When you dive in deeper, you spot something buried within the bud.…

Getting High With Grandma: Passing Joints Through Generations

Getting High With Grandma: Passing Joints Through Generations

LifestyleGetting High With Grandma: Passing Joints Through GenerationsDante JordanJanuary 16, 2019(cosmaa/iStock, Leafly)Every cannabis user has a stoner bucket list of people they’d like to burn one with before death. For some, it’s legendary stoners like Willie Nelson or Snoop Dogg. For others, it’s legendary public figures like Barack Obama or Kermit the Frog. For me,…

Quell Your Sweet Tooth With Colorado’s Favorite Gummies

Quell Your Sweet Tooth With Colorado’s Favorite Gummies

LifestyleStrains & ProductsQuell Your Sweet Tooth With Colorado’s Favorite GummiesKaren GetchellJanuary 16, 2019(Leafly)In Colorado, we love cannabis-infused gummies! Just about every infused product manufacturer in the great Centennial State makes a gummy candy. But which one should you choose? Here’s the low-down on some of the top gummy brands and what makes them special. Altus…

How To Buy Blue Dream Seeds and Clones

How To Buy Blue Dream Seeds and Clones

How To Buy Seeds of Popular Cannabis StrainsPart 2, How To Buy Blue Dream Seeds and ClonesDavid DownsJanuary 16, 2019In this series, we help out the bumper crop of cannabis lovers who can legally grow a pound, so they can save money and ensure a clean harvest. Starting off: the first of three blockbuster strains,…