As a long time “illegal” cannabis enthusiast and self-treated medical marijuana patient from the Mormon stronghold of Utah, I was recently able to fulfill one of my lifelong bucket-list items: I made my first visit to a recreational dispensary. On the one hand, finally popping my dispensary cherry was a dream come true. But on […]
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Valentine’s Day marks an occasion filled with saccharine Hallmark cards and the overcapitalization of love. The dispensary I worked at opened its business to recreational cannabis consumers on Valentine’s Day of this year. The line to purchase weed was so long that it stretched out the front door and wrapped around the building. The reactions […]
Captain Hooter is a veteran American cannabis connoisseur who has been living in the Netherlands for three years. When a friend asked him what he thought was Amsterdam’s best coffee shop, he decided to visit all 167 of them. “Wow. What a mess,” he tells BBM in a revealing interview. A few months ago, Captain […]
When Colorado and Washington passed groundbreaking recreational cannabis policy, I was involved with my college chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML). When I initially joined the student organization a year prior, the idea of recreational weed was so beyond me, but here it was being implemented after having dived […]
Nevada has a unique cannabis scene that is contextually apt, considering its long and storied history of the legalization (and taxation) of activities shunned in other parts of the world. Bearing down closer and closer to the casinos, in 2017, just a few months after recreational sales began, the shops was raking in an average […]
If there’s one thing the internet is good for, it’s delivering a plethora of theories linking Jesus with weed. Though there’s no definitive evidence that JC liked to get lit, the idea is certainly a fun one to entertain. There’s a reasonably strong argument to be made that the anointing oil Jesus used when curing […]
Although the Cornhusker State borders the Centennial State, Nebraska isn’t nearly on the same page as Colorado when it comes to sensible cannabis policy. Back in December 2014, Nebraska and Oklahoma attempted to sue Colorado for its cannabis policing, claiming in the lawsuit that “the State of Colorado has created a dangerous gap in the […]
It’s amazing what can happen in just two years. The recent partnership announced between the cannabis app Releaf and the nonprofit Americans for Safe Access (ASA) is proof that patience, and dedication to the consumer, is a virtue in the green space. “Americans for Safe Access has been an important champion for cannabis patients since […]
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