Category Archives: California

Searching for the origin of Blue Dream marijuana strain

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Marine fog casts a gray haze and fills the air with palpable moisture on the coastal bluff overlooking the vast blue expanse of the Pacific Ocean. The puffs of smoke floating off my joint seem to meld in perfectly with the hazy setting as I belly-up to the railing on a cliff-side fence to secure […]

10 badass sustainable cannabis flowers, joints, hash, and more

Think about the best weed you ever bought from the local dispo. What did it look like? Did it have trichomes that stuck to your fingers? Did it emit an odor so loud you had to double bag it? It definitely left you on your ass. Now think about how it was grown. Did it […]

15 cannabis strains to take Pride in this year

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Pride month celebrants and allies nationwide have more freedom to chose legal cannabis—indeed, multiple lab-tested types of it—than ever before. Across the US, there’s 18 legalized states, and 65% of the country supports a consenting adult’s freedom to walk into a well-regulated store and buy weed. The question becomes, exactly what weed should you smoke […]

10 excellent Asian American cannabis products to try today

The past year has been, for me and many others, a deep rumination on gratitude. Grateful to be alive, grateful for my loved ones, grateful I get to engage with quality cannabis in all its forms on a regular basis. Work from home orders and a new “essential” status mean a lot more people are […]

Eaze’s 2021 accelerator class shows budding genius

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For the last three months, ten businesses have given the Momentum Incubator everything they’ve got. The winners earned $50,000, and the chance to pitch their businesses to heavyweights and investors gathered to hear their entrepreneurial ideas. Related Eaze announces 10 winners of $50k cannabis business grants The 2021 Momentum class is a dynamic group of […]

Tax guide: Best city to buy legal weed in California

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America overthrew the British over some unfair taxation. Today, California cannabis consumers seem due for a mini revolt of their own. Weed lovers can save hundreds of dollars per year on legal herb by avoiding excessive “local cannabis business taxes” in California. These complex local charges have gouged consumers at the dispensary sales counter since […]

Leafly Buzz: 12 hottest weed strains of May 2021

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With over 248 million vaccine shots in arms and the summer approaching, America’s lust for normal life is reaching critical levels. Keeping pace with our excitement this May, cannabis breeders, growers, and sellers keep pumping out dank delights like ZimZims, Whoa-Si-Whoa, and Quest. And who has the details? Leafly. Independently reported without fear or favor, […]

Zkittlez marijuana brand tastes a lawsuit from Skittles candy maker

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We’re going to need a more creative name for the award-winning cannabis strain Zkittlez. On Monday, one of the world’s biggest candy companies, Wrigley, sued a small but influential Ukiah, California company, Terphogz—promoter of the Zkittlez strain and brand. Wrigley sued Terphogz for trademark infringement, false designation of origin, unfair competition, trademark dilution, cybersquatting, and […]

Seth Rogen’s Houseplant pops up in 17 California stores

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Just in time for a little 4/20 splurge, stoner icon Seth Rogen’s fine Houseplant line of cannabis has hit select California stores. On Thursday, April 15, Houseplant’s three strains—Pancake Ice, Diablo Wind, and Pink Moon—debuted in 17 chic retail stores across California. Houseplant first launched in Canada a year ago. Rogen brought the brand to […]

The California pre-roll battle royale 2021

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I think all of us in California can agree: buying a good dispensary pre-roll can feel like a crapshoot. Pandemic restrictions notwithstanding, consumers have never really been able to smell or see samples of pre-made joints like they can when they shop for flower or concentrates. For one, there are packaging regulations. Plus, supply issues […]