It’s early August 2018, and a startlingly unprecedented percentage of our world is on fire, baking in record-breaking heat, or suffering through drought. Hundreds of thousands of California acres are on fire, with thousands of structures burned to the ground in the past four weeks alone. Officially, there are 15 major fires tearing through the […]
Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner isn’t playing around when it comes to cannabis in the city of brotherly love. According to Metro US, Philadelphia prosecutors have declined to prosecute 293 cases related to purchasing cannabis. This is the result of Krasner’s new policy, announced back in March, instructing prosecutors not to charge for possession of […]
How did I, a cannabis grower and seller, end up in a cramped church meeting room with 17 strangers who blame marijuana for almost everything that’s gone wrong in their lives? These people had formed a group modeled after Marijuana Anonymous, which is to marijuana what Alcoholics Anonymous is to booze. Everyone around me — […]
The battle of the buzz is on. As beer sales in North America continue to decline amid competition from wine, spirits and legal marijuana, brewers across the continent are seeking to fill that financial void. Some alcohol sellers — most notably beer producers — are betting on cannabis-infused drinks to help save the day and […]
Consuming cannabis to beat depression and anxiety is one of the most common uses of the plant. As a marijuana grower who has lived with depression throughout my adult life, I’ve spent years growing, breeding, evaluating and cataloguing cannabis strains for use as my own personal antidepressant stash. These varieties are tested strains that live […]
When it comes to getting a prescription filled, many of us are no stranger to hanging around the drugstore while we pepper the pharmacist on duty with a host of questions. After all, part of their job is consulting with patients on their various medical needs — so it actually makes perfect sense that some […]
When it comes to growing cannabis, harvesting is like the eighth inning of a hard-fought baseball game, while the ninth inning is drying, curing and storing your crops. And as in baseball, unforced errors and rookie mistakes in either of these final innings can cost you the winning game. Most growers have made at least […]
Attorney Amy T. Margolis has been practicing law for nearly two decades, specializing in the areas of cannabis licensing, compliance and regulatory work. She was also heavily involved in Oregon’s policy discussion surrounding the implementation of medical marijuana and adult-use cannabis, and has served on several rulemaking committees, including the rules advisory committee for House […]
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