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Ngaio Bealum

We Will Never NOT Need Activists: Meet Cannabis Juggler Slash Activist Slash Comedian Slash Netflix Host Ngaio Bealum

Ngaio Bealum has been a comedian and a cannabis activist for almost 30 years. He recently toured Europe as MC of the International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC), diving headfirst into the cannabis scenes of Barcelona and Amsterdam. We sat down with the “Dank Diplomat,” as he’s known, in both cities to talk about his career […]

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cannabis in Costa Rica

Better Living Through Alchemy: Costa Rica’s First Cannabis Co-Op Paves The Way For Safe Access

Here in the Central American nation of Costa Rica, establishing regulatory laws allowing for the cultivation and distribution of cannabis to medical patients has proven to be a long, drawn-out process. Legislators have been debating the terms of regulatory legislation since 2014. In fact, more than 300 discussions have been filed in the legislative assembly […]

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Barcelona cannabis clubs

The Mary Jane In Spain: Barcelona Cannabis Clubs A Hot Ticket

Traveling can be one of life’s greatest pleasures — a way to take us out of our everyday lives to see and experience different worlds and cultures. Unfortunately for cannabis consumers, traveling often unfortunately means extended time without the company of our favorite therapeutic plant. Whether consumed for medicinal or recreational purposes, vacation is not […]

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Cannabis concierge Hi-Curious offers curious cannabis enthusiasts bespoke tour experiences.

Luxury Concierge Service And The Future Of Cannabis Travel

There’s something special about arriving at a new cannabis-friendly locale — even if there isn’t a friendly face waiting to greet you upon arrival. You can’t exactly order a Lyft loaded with cannabis products — not yet, at least — but you can now book a full-service cannabis tour or concierge service. Those who provide […]

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Puerto Rico medical cannabis

Could Cannabis Legalization Solve Puerto Rico’s Medical Marijuana Patient Problem?

Puerto Rico’s medical cannabis industry was built up fast, but there are not nearly enough registered patients to support it. More than three years after the US territory’s first regulations for a medical cannabis program were released, the estimated 100,000 or more patients the infrastructure was built to support is serving a patient population closer […]

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Humboldt cannabis

Humboldt Seed Company: Connoisseur Cannabis Strains From NorCal’s Emerald Triangle

Humboldt County is located in the Emerald Triangle, Northern California’s famed marijuana mecca. Many tons of cannabis, grown mostly outdoors, have been produced there since the 1970s. The region boasts wilderness, mountains, rivers and dense forests, with miles of rugged coastline pounded by crashing Pacific Ocean waves. It’s also as large as some countries — […]

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The Ballad Of The Dutch Grow Shop: How Staying Small Kept The Legendary Plantarium In Business

It should come as no surprise that the first European grow shop — a store that sells everything a cannabis grower needs — cropped up in the Netherlands. The year was 1985 and the proprietor was none other than Wernard “The Potfather” Bruining, who opened Amsterdam’s first coffee shop, Mellow Yellow, in 1972. Bruining called […]

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