With roots in mindfulness and relaxation, teaming yoga with cannabis seems like the perfect combination. And that is exactly what one couple has done with their studio Lit Yoga, which combines marijuana, meditation and the Hindu-based aesthetic discipline. Hannah Paxton and her partner Julian Brand first launched their concept in May 2017 and have been […]
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A bumper sticker on the minivan parked beside Marla D.’s house sums up the local political leanings in her upscale neighborhood. It reads: “I’m Catholic and I Vote.” Like most bumper-sticker proclamations, the message is simultaneously a pronouncement of steadfast personal beliefs and a stern warning to would-be offenders who might flout the moral rules. […]
Following its unanimous recommendation last April, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has this week given its stamp of approval for a medication called Epidiolex, made from a compound found in cannabis. The drug — which is derived from a key component in cannabis called cannabidiol (CBD) and does not contain THC, the high-inducing, […]
She is a former US Air Force veteran, police officer and college professor. But now Burnetta “Bee” Thomas is set to be crowned the new queen of the cannabis industry and potentially the first African-American woman to make a multimillion-dollar fortune from her marijuana-based business. Hailing from Wisconsin, Thomas built cannabidiol (CBD) business Hemplogica from […]
Call it a 420 miracle — the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has unanimously recommended approval of a medication called Epidiolex, made from a compound found in cannabis. The drug — which is derived from a key component in cannabis called cannabidiol (CBD) and does not contain THC, the high-inducing, psychoactive constituent of pot […]
“So you want a strain with less potency,” says the woman in the driver’s seat next to me. It’s a statement that feels dangerously close to an accusation. She’s a marijuana delivery driver I know only as “The Hairdresser,” because nearly every time we meet, she indicates that she’s just come from a hair salon. […]
We all know about the beloved active chemical compound tetrahydrocannabinol, more commonly known as THC. It’s an amazing painkiller and appetite stimulant that can encourage a feeling of calm in those who partake. It can also give you a sense of euphoria, sedation and drowsiness in the form of that familiar psychoactive high. However, cannabis […]
I remember the smell most. I was nine years old in 1976, living on a cul-de-sac in Southern California, and that sweet, sharp odor would come wafting over from my neighbor’s backyard. I was drawn to it immediately, like this phantom cartoon limb had just reached over the fence between our two yards and tugged […]
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