Bear It! A Conversation With the CEO of Grizzly Peak Farms

Grizzly Peak Farms Logo

We have recently introduced flower from Grizzly Peak Farms into our cases, including larger quantities of their 100% fire Tahoe OG and Purple Haze. They are amazing cultivators, and their skill and passion for growing shows in their extremely high quality flower. We love their work, and wanted to sit down and talk with Matt, […]

Strain Geeking – Purple Haze – Finding the History Behind a Legendary Strain

Purple Haze Cannabis Strain

It’s time to set the record straight on the Purple Haze strain. As I have mentioned in a previous entry to this series, one of the great pleasures of my job is the task of sitting down in the evening, enjoy a strain, then tracing its roots to back the landraces while pouring over labtests […]

Dennis Peron, The Father of Medical Cannabis – In Memoriam

Dennis Peron - father of Medical Cannabis

On Saturday, January 27th California lost one of the greatest pioneers of medical cannabis. Dennis Peron who founded the Cannabis Buyers Club in the early 1990s, the nation’s first public medical marijuana dispensary died in a San Francisco Hospital. A long time activist, Peron was responsible for the San Francisco city ordinance that paved the […]

Pineworx – The Design and Science Behind the Best Pre-Rolls in California

Pineworx Ground Marijuana

For the first few years we were in business, we rolled our own “Big Fatties”, “Stupifiers” and “Basic Prerolls”. As we grew, it became almost a full time task to keep up with rolling the quantities our patients demanded. Because our prerolls were made with our own top shelf flower, they sold well. When our […]

Meet the California Non-Profits Connecting Veterans with Cannabis

Veterans Cannabis

According to the VA, depending on when they served, between ten and twenty out of every hundred veterans has been diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. One in ten were seriously injured during their service, with 25% of those occurring in combat according to the Pew Research Center. Per VA data, 13 percent of the […]

A Beginners Guide to Cannabis Edibles

The Best Marijuana Edibles In California

There are a myriad of benefits to using edibles to enjoy cannabis. From the lack of volatile organic compounds and monoxides you get from smoking, to the stronger, longer lasting effects, there are many reasons to choose edibles over smoking. However great the benefits, it can be daunting to get started with edibles, particularly if […]

BOO! New Strains for this Halloweekend!

Halloween is one of the definitive harvest holidays. As outdoor crops are pulled, trimmed and cured, the state comes alive in autumn hues of green, red, and purple, with new strains and the results of this year’s careful cultivation. Halloween draws many of its traditions from the Celtic festival of Samhain, marking the end of […]

Federal Prohibition Turns 80, What is the Science Behind Prohibition?

This October Marks the 80th Anniversary of US Federal Prohibition of Cannabis. In 1937, the Marijuana Tax Act became the first piece of federal legislation to prohibit Cannabis. Since then a lot has changed. In 1970, Cannabis was named a schedule 1 drug, placing it alongside Heroin, LSD and bath salts. (Cocaine is a Schedule […]

Cannabis Technology – An Interview with Releaf CEO Franco Brockelman

Releaf allows marijuana patients to track their symptoms and healing

A few months back, we partnered with Releaf, an innovate mobile application for medical marijuana patients that allows them to track the effects of different medications, including flower, edibles and concentrates. The app not only keeps track of how patients are affected by the various strains, it records both the relief that they provide as […]