Jul 142016
 July 14, 2016
New Episode of Charlo's Place: Making Dabs with Extracted CEO Ryan Hedrick

Yesterday, Extracted Colorado founder and CEO Ryan Hedrick swings by Charlo’s Place to offer education on rosin tech and to discuss his decision to go from being an employee to a boss. Ryan explains how you can make your own dabs at home with a flat iron and why he says this method of pressing rosin to create concentrates is better than other extraction methods. The Extracted CEO goes on to tell the story of how he went from working through the ranks at a number of processing sites to creating and running Extracted Colorado, a wildly popular early stage concentrate

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Jul 132016
 July 13, 2016
Why Whoopi Will Win a Weed Award and It's a Victory for Women Everywhere

By: Meghan Ridley of Dope Magazine Whoopi Goldberg has been figuratively bleeding for causes across platforms ranging from entertainment to advocacy for decades. Starring in definitive roles and standing up for humanitarian causes has earned her numerous awards—including being one of only 12 artists in the world to receive an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony, better known as the EGOT. Now, with the launch of her medical cannabis brand aimed at relieving symptoms of menstruation and co-founded with seven-time High Times Cannabis Cup winner Maya Elisabeth, Goldberg may be en route to adorning her shelves with yet one more trophy—rounding

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Jul 112016
 July 11, 2016
New Study Finds the Average Amount of Weed Per Joint

USA — 0.32 grams. That’s how much marijuana is in the typical American joint, according to a rigorous statistical analysis recently published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence by drug policy researchers Greg Ridgeway of the University of Pennsylvania and Beau Kilmer of the Rand Corp. The amount of weed in the typical joint is actually an important quantity for researchers and policymakers to know. Marijuana is often sold by the joint in both legal and illegal markets. If you want to know how much weed people are consuming — which is highly important for things such as tax

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Jul 112016
 July 11, 2016
Enchanted Forest Gathering To Allow The Sale of Medicinal Cannabis On Site

Last year, Enchanted Forest Gathering, NorCal’s premier boutique music, movement, and conscious living camping festival, quietly became the second festival to offer an onsite medical cannabis dispensary. A location for unique events backed by forward-thinkers and home to the beloved Enchanted Forest Gathering (EFG), the Black Oak Ranchvenue in the heart of Laytonville, CA continues to be an event space safe for learning, communing with nature and exploring your inner artist, and is now the first venue to allow the sale of medicinal cannabis. Prior to EFG’s 2015 installment, the only festival to provide a medical dispensary was Kate Wolf

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Jul 072016
 July 7, 2016
Anchorage Prepares for Weed Week with App Launch

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA, (July 6, 2016) – With 40-plus lecture sessions and 12-plus social activities, Anchorage Weed Week is sure to keep attendees schedules packed over the course of the six-day event taking place in Anchorage, Alaska, September 6-11. That’s why the organizers of Weed Week have contracted with Sched.org to manage attendees schedules and help them make the most of their time. With four separate tracks, multiple location, concurrent sessions, and a myriad of speakers and events, Sched allows attendees to pick which sessions and events they want to attend, and build a personalized schedule. “With the Sched App, Weed

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Jul 012016
 July 1, 2016
When Traditional Pain Killers Are Not Effective - Managing Pain with Medical Marijuana

by Ian Lebowski _______ Did you know that marijuana has been used to treat pain since prehistoric times? As the debate about medical marijuana gets heated, one would think this is a modern ideology. On the contrary, an ancient Chinese surgeon Hua Tuo (c. 140-208) is the earliest person recorded to have administered cannabis as anesthesia during surgery. Hemp was also among the herbs used for food, specifically a source of fiber, in Taiwan during those early days. Today, medical researchers have profound proof that marijuana is among the valuable drugs that could be utilized for treating different ailments. In

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Jun 302016
 June 30, 2016
Portland Bike Tours for Cannabis Enthusiasts

Pedal Bike Tours has offered historical tours of the Portland and Honolulu areas via people-powered transportation since 2007. On October 1st, 2015, when early adult use/recreational marijuana sales began in Oregon, they launched a new project, Portland Pot Tours. Sarah Gilbert, who has been with the company for almost two years, came up with the idea and said it was a “slam dunk with the staff…everyone loved it! And the response we received from the cannabis industry was excellent.” Tour attendees visit two dispensaries, two glass shops, and make two snack stops. Gilbert adds that the tours are almost entirely

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Jun 302016
 June 30, 2016
NASA Will Pay You To Smoke Weed for 70 days

Usually at some point in the day (and for some of us, multiple points) many of us find ourselves wishing we could abandon our responsibilities to return back to our beds to live out the rest of the day under a quiet refuge of blankets and smoke weed. Despite the guilt of chronic laziness, a day in bed sounds pretty darn relaxing—if only we could financially support ourselves by doing so. Turns out, NASA might have the answer we’re all looking for—although it might require a little more “relaxation” than originally imagined. NASA is currently looking for volunteers to participate

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Jun 272016
 June 27, 2016
Reminder: Join MPP And Congressman Earl Blumenauer In Vegas On July 16

A reminder, I received the following e-mail: Please join MPP, Congressman Earl Blumenauer, and the Yes on Question 2 campaign committee for a private reception in Las Vegas on July 16. We’ll be hosting an intimate event from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Paris Hotel, just off the strip. We’ll be sharing current updates from the campaign to legalize adult use of marijuana, as well as discussing upcoming strategies for success. The campaign season is truly heating up in Nevada, and we want you to be a part of the conversation. Congressman Blumenauer will also be sharing his perspective on lessons learned

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Jun 272016
 June 27, 2016
July 14: Chronic Croquet

For those in the area. Find out more on Facebook: The Inaugural SuperChronic Cafe Lawn Party and Croquet Tournament, a community fundraiser for Epilepsy. DATE: 07/14/2016 TIME: 4:00pm-6:00pm LOCATION: Green Lake Please DONATE here: https://www.projectcbd.org/coleman-whiting-memorial-fund What a difference you can make in your community when you gather your friends together and take up croquet! Croquet Rules: *Each croquet team of 6 will play all of the 10 courses *Each course will have different challenges and demands to test even the stickiest of wickets *Each ball begins the game between the starting point and wicket #1. *The object is simply to

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