Dwell I actually resolve on weed in my lipstick?

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a buzzy new skincare ingredient, but does the science match the hype? Learn more about what we know—and what we don’t—about the usefulness of adding CBD to skin products. CBD in skincare—hype or science? “CBD is so hype in almost any imaginable format right now—clothing, pillows, wine—that it’s inevitable it would…

A global history of weed and sex

Whether smoked, ingested, inserted or smeared all over the body, many cultures over thousands of years have used cannabis in conjunction with sex. While today’s scientists (and, by extension, business owners) are eager to add “aphrodisiac” to cannabis’s many health benefits, the results—while positive—remain inconclusive. Vancouver Island-based sex therapist Kim Switnicki suggests the intentions set…

Internal Toronto’s cannabis-generous sex club

Toronto’s Oasis Aqualounge is renowned among sex-positive folk for being a safe and inclusive space for couples and singles who are interested in exploring their fantasies. The water-themed sex club has a reputation for being progressive and consent-driven. That’s why it’s no surprise that the club is also cannabis friendly. After all, weed is known…

Three 420-abundant winter mosey destinations

If you’re a citizen of Canada or a legalized US state, it’s important to remember that the progressive weed laws you’ve gotten used to are far from being global. This winter, as you plan how to take the last (or first) of your vacation days, consider whether you’d like your pal cannabis to be involved,…

‘Encourage, I’m apprehensive of THC!’

Getting high isn’t always giggles and gaiety for everyone. In fact, too much of the euphoria-inducing cannabinoid, THC, can give a number of people unwanted symptoms of paranoia, dizziness, racing heart, fatigue—or sometimes a hellscape of all four. If this all sounds familiar, or you’re new to weed but wary, you might feel you’re just…

Ontario considers permitting weed at fairs, cafés, bars

The Ontario government has launched an online consultation to consider facilitating cannabis consumption spaces and special occasion permits that allow sales in locations such as lounges and cafés. The announcement stated that the government is seeking “the public, businesses, health and other stakeholders to comment on potential new cannabis opportunities, including consumption venues and special…

Seniors, it’s sufficient that you restful adore cannabis

Meg HartleyFebruary 7, 2020 (Trinette Reed/Stocksy/AdobeStock) When people think of cannabis consumers, the first image that usually comes to mind is someone in their early 20’s—that fun time in life. But today’s older adults are the people who created the foundational cannabis subculture for the industry that exists today. And some of them never stopped…

What to originate when your companion hates weed

Let’s face it, dating is complicated. When you throw in clashing views on the topic of cannabis, it can feel especially daunting. For better or for worse, legalization changed the game and cannabis is now part of the dating conversation. Whether it’s a big issue, or just a small conversation, disagreements about the green stuff…

Lawrence of Ablaze-ia: Rare pics of Peter O’Toole sparking up on the ‘Caligula’ convey

Angela DenkFebruary 5, 2020 Not a tobacco cigarette: Forbidden the taste of booze, Peter O’Toole turned to cannabis in a big way during the 1976 filming of Caligula.(Courtesy of Penthouse Global Licensing and Caligula: The Mario Tursi Photographs) Somewhere in the volumes of lore on Peter O’Toole’s alcohol consumption and love of cocaine, there’s an…