The Roll-Up #135: Max is convalescing

Leafly Podcast The Roll-Up features co-hosts Bruce Barcott, Alyssa Yeoman, and Ashley Schwellenbach in a Friday morning roundtable about the week’s top cannabis news. Episode 135: Max is recovering This week: The coronavirus economy hits Leafly, Max recovers in Brooklyn, and curbside pickup is all the rage. WTF is this all about now? Every Friday the…

Marijuana consumers turn to delivery and curbside orders amidst coronavirus concerns

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As many Americans continue to sacrifice most of their normal lives to combat the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, safe and legal access to cannabis remains essential according to lawmakers and consumers alike.
More than a dozen states have deemed legal marijuana dispensaries as “essential” operations that are allowed to conduct business throughout efforts to stop the spread of Covid-19, reports Forbes.
“The recognition by our government officials that cannabis is indeed not just here to stay, but an essential part of life for millions of Americans—particularly in the patient community—is a welcome move in the right direction,” NORML Executive Director Erik Altieri told Forbes. “It is also a move that could not have come at a better moment for those who still require access to maintain quality of life during these trying and troubled times.”
Much like other essential businesses such as grocery stores and banks, cannabis dispensaries are doing their part to slow the spread..

Marijuana customers flip to birth and curbside orders amidst coronavirus concerns

(Getty) As many Americans continue to sacrifice most of their normal lives to combat the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, safe and legal access to cannabis remains essential according to lawmakers and consumers alike. More than a dozen states have deemed legal marijuana dispensaries as “essential” operations that are allowed to conduct business throughout efforts…

It’s time to originate cannabis prisoners—cherish today time

Inmates and staff at several different prisons have tested positive for COVID-19, prompting at least four states to begin the process of releasing certain prisoners early based on age, length of remaining sentence, or underlying health conditions that would make them more susceptible to the virus. Now a coalition of cannabis activists and advocates is…

Declaring cannabis ‘very necessary’ marks a watershed 2d in ancient previous

Bruce Barcott and David DownsMarch 26, 2020 A Terrapin Care Station employee in Colorado conducts curbside pickup as an essential business during COVID-19 outbreak. (Courtesy Terrapin Care Station) The COVID-19 pandemic has forced government officials to make life-or-death decisions about which goods and services are essential, and which are not. Essential businesses stay open; those…

Leafly Canada’s Manual to 420

420 will be different this year, but the plant that started it all is still important to the millions of weed lovers who will be staying in to mark this year’s celebration. Learn everything you need to know about the history and culture of every stoner’s favourite holiday, including advice for safe consumption, the hottest…

COVID-19 and scientific cannabis sufferers: What it be important to know

In the midst of the COVID-19 maelstrom, the recent shuttering of nonessential stores has created concern around access to cannabis, particularly for medicinal cannabis consumers. Those who depend on cannabis for therapeutic purposes will be relieved to learn that across the US, medical cannabis dispensaries have been deemed essential services, comparable to pharmacies. As of…

Glass 101: Pipe, bong, or bubbler?

Courtesy vapor.com This article is brought to you by vapor.com, an online hub for bongs, beakers, bubblers and more. As cannabis gets mainstream acceptance, we’re using all kinds of new gadgets, but there’s nothing like that OG classic, glass. Glass pieces—like bongs, pipes, and bubblers—ruled cannabis consumption long before we had vaporizers, crafted by skilled…

Recipe: Straightforward how to make same old cannabis-infused butter

Bailey Rahn and Anna Wilcox contributed to this article. annabis-infused butter (cannabutter) is one of the simplest and most common ways to make infused cannabis edibles. However, making infused butter can be a little bit tricky. In order to activate its psychoactive potential, the flower must be heated slowly at a low temperature. This recipe…

Curbside cannabis pickup: Why it’s booming and the intention in which it if truth be told works

David DownsMarch 25, 2020 Online cannabis ordering and curbside pickup is replacing in-store visits to limit COVID-19. (kurmyshov/iStock) As the infectious new coronavirus grinds global commerce to a halt, essential businesses can’t just stop, and that includes medical and adult-use cannabis. For California and Colorado’s licensed cannabis stores—which regulators have deemed essential—that means rolling out…