Blissed Out: Cannabliss Retreat Raises the Bar

Written by: Taylor Haynes

What do cannabis and yoga have in common? For Sari Gabbay and an increasing number of people across the country, they are both tools to gain a new perspective on life and ourselves, revealing what we are truly capable of. Cannabis has been used for centuries as a plant medicine, intended for both physical and […]




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To Whom it May Chocolates Inspire the Imagination

New L.A. Edibles Company Offers Unique Edibles

Written by: Taylor Haynes

Imagine your medicating experience could be elevated to another level by an edible. With To Whom It May Chocolates, users are offered a cannabis edible that is impeccably presented while also prioritizing a positive, fun and lighthearted experience. Gone are the days of sugared, grassy-tasting edibles. Now, medicated edibles are vying for the classiest packaging, […]




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Here Comes the Sun

Making the Case for Sun-Grown Cannabis

Written by: Rachel Burkons

Imagine this: You’re taking a trip to California wine country. You pull off the 5 Freeway and up to a giant warehouse. As its doors swing open, you’re greeted by rows upon rows upon rows of grape vines and the low hum of florescent lights. Forget things like terroir and sense of place; winemakers here […]




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Into the Light: The Third Emerald Exchange returns to Malibu

Written by: Taylor Haynes

The Emerald Triangle of Northern California is known for the forest, scenic coastline and cannabis. For generations, people have been cultivating the plant in the region. Now, with the trade show Emerald Exchange, those in Los Angeles have access to the near-mythical cannabis of Northern California and a chance to meet the cultivators who grow […]




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Greening the Green

The complexities of “organic” cannabis

Written by: Taylor Haynes

The cannabis industry is getting greener in more than just one way. As demand has increased among consumers for more transparent business practices and growing techniques, so has the desire for all-natural or organic cannabis. Alongside wine aficionados or Whole Foods shoppers, cannabis connoisseurs are seeking out higher quality products — flower that is better, healthier […]




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A Peek Into The World of CBD

Written by: Taylor Haynes

Cannabidiol (CBD) oil began gaining serious attention within the medical marijuana market in 2009, when a selection of CBD-rich cannabis strains was found in northern California. Since then, it has been lauded as tetrahydocannabinol’s (THC) less appreciated, medicinal chemical compound sibling. While both cannabinoids—and the plethora of other compounds found in the plant—have been shown […]




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Pot and Pans

Pairing terpenes in food and marijuana to create flavorful cutting-edge cuisine

Written by: Jesse Hom-Dawson

Think back to the last time you had a cannabis-infused edible. Perhaps a from-the-box pot brownie made by your college roommate? Or maybe a pack of THC-laced gummy worms from the local dispensary? While decades of canna-chefs have experimented with the substance, marijuana’s pungent flavor and difficulties managing dosing have plagued the realm of gourmet […]




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#THCThursdays: PremaFlora for Plant, People and Planet

Written by: Taylor Haynes

Imagine a farmers’ market. The air is filled with jubilant chatter and the booths are exploding with fresh produce — bushels of kale, ripe squash and bright red apples beckon. Now imagine there is also a booth displaying mason jars filled with buds of deep green cannabis. There might be an earthy scent drawing passer-bys closer, […]




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#THCThursdays: An Introduction to Edibles

Why cannabis-infused food might work for you

Written by: Taylor Haynes

For those who dislike smoking, don’t want to vape and are intimidated by the ever-growing world of concentrates, edibles—food infused with cannabis—are a popular way to ingest cannabis. Whether you prefer chocolate, brightly-colored hard candies, smoothies or even making your own cooking oil, edibles are perfect for medicating without bothersome smoke or expensive equipment. Getting […]




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