Hit This: The Leafly Weekly Agenda for Oct. 8-16

Over the weekend, Rick and Morty fans took over downtown Los Angeles. MMA fighter Conor McGregor went down in defeat. And artist Banksy shredded one of his works right after it sold for $1.2 million. Now, what? Roll up some Strawberry Cough, order up some new Adidas, and stream the new Kurt Vile.  Presenting —‘Hit […]

America’s War on Drugs Has Been Racist for a Century

To understand the history of cannabis in the United States, it’s crucial to examine immigration. Though many people associate the war on drugs with the Nixon or Reagan administrations, the truth is that the drug war’s history dates back nearly a hundred years, to the advent of the US Border Patrol. There’s a clear historical […]

Creativity and Cannabis With Collage Artist Dewey Saunders

It was back in high school when I first heard it on “America’s Most Blunted.” A new rule that would inspire a post-D.A.R.E. lifestyle for my work ethic: “Creativity. It’s a known fact that grass increases creativity from eight to eleven times. In fact, everyone finds that they’re more creative stoned than straight.” Need a […]

Think You Have the Biggest Cannabis Tree? Show Us!

Fun fact: Cannabis can grow from a tiny seed to a 15-foot-tall tree in a single year — and those trees are coming down this month as part of harvest season. Each tree might yield three to five pounds of dried cured cannabis, worth maybe $5,000 total. More than the money growers make on big […]

The Roll-Up #54: Stealing Oregano From the Weed Store

The Roll-Up features Leafly editors Bruce Barcott, Ben Adlin, and Dave Schmader in a Friday morning roundtable about the week’s top cannabis news. Leafly Podcast The Roll-Up #54: Stealing Oregano From the Weed Store This week: Utah abandons Prop. 2, smash-and-grab thieves get ripped off by a Denver dispensary, infused gummies go bye-bye in Washington, and Elon […]

Cooking With Ricky Flickenger: Restaurant-Worthy Edibles Don’t Have to Be Complicated

“A lot of infusion recipes require you to decarb (see: decarboxylation) your cannabis for four hours or overnight—or by using a crockpot,” says Flickenger. “I wanted a short method. I wanted something that wasn’t going to make my apartment or my client’s home smell like cannabis while prepping, cooking, or eating it.” The chef turned […]

Classic TV Characters Who Could Really Use a Little Weed

As fans of Mad Men can attest, the phrase “I’m Peggy Olson and I want to smoke some marijuana” was the “Yes, Girl!” heard ’round the world. But, historically, television has churned out some rather uptight characters that we’d all agree could use a little somethin’ somethin’ to loosen up. Need to relax? Check out […]

The Top 5 Regions Where Cannabis Is Grown in the US

October is that magical time of the year that brings out the best in America’s favorite pastime, as well as cannabis. While the top baseball teams match up in the Fall Classic, the nation’s most delectable sun-grown cannabis will be harvested throughout a season better known as Croptober. And just like baseball, the year’s most […]

Cannabis Gummies, Hard Candies to Be Pulled From Washington Shelves

Say goodbye to gummies, Washington—or at least start stocking up now. At a Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) meeting on Wednesday, regulators announced a major change to the way the agency views cannabis-infused edible products, effectively banning all hard candies, fruit chews, gummies, and stylized chocolates. RELATED STORY Try These Sweet & Sour […]

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