Tag Archives: US Culture

Synthetic cannabinoids are not “synthetic marijuana”: What you need to know about Spice and K2

Published: Dec 13, 2017, 1:52 pm • Updated: Dec 13, 2017, 2:14 pm By Susan Squibb, The Cannabist Staff Hey, Cannabist!What’s the deal with Spice? Is it synthetic marijuana? I’m confused because people have died from using Spice. If it is

Bay Area is divided on legal marijuana as Jan. 1 approaches

Published: Dec 12, 2017, 2:12 pm • Updated: Dec 12, 2017, 5:11 pm By Lisa M. Krieger, East Bay Times On the eve of California’s experiment with legal marijuana sales, the Bay Area is dividing into a kaleidoscopic landscape as

Mainstream alert: You can buy a weed-leaf Christmas tree from Walmart

Published: Dec 11, 2017, 2:19 pm • Updated: Dec 11, 2017, 2:34 pm By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff In a sign of the mainstreaming of marijuana in the United States, consumers can purchase “the original Weed Christmas Tree” at

California cannabis festivals will be different in 2018, but many freedoms remain

Published: Dec 1, 2017, 7:01 pm • Updated: Dec 1, 2017, 7:01 pm By Brooke Edwards Staggs, The Cannifornian Some 25,000 people are expected to head to San Bernardino this weekend to watch hip-hop shows, sample marijuana products and celebrate

High Art: Looking back at marijuana-themed posters of the 1960s

Published: Dec 1, 2017, 4:20 pm • Updated: Dec 1, 2017, 4:32 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff The cultural revolution of the 1960s witnessed a unique marriage of marijuana and art. Experimentation with LSD, peyote and other drugs

Cannabist 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for green thumbs

Published: Nov 30, 2017, 2:55 pm • Updated: Nov 30, 2017, 5:07 pm By Katie Shapiro, The Cannabist Staff Gifts that will help your horticulturalist’s home marijuana garden grow. Editor’s Note: Laws for cultivating cannabis vary from state to state

Cannabist 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for gamers

Published: Nov 28, 2017, 1:01 pm • Updated: Nov 28, 2017, 1:12 pm By Katie Shapiro, The Cannabist Staff Give high scores this holiday season with these weed gifts for gamers. (Images provided by brands unless otherwise noted) PouchAPalooza Zelda

High fashion gets higher with designs celebrating cannabis

Published: Nov 28, 2017, 12:54 pm • Updated: Nov 28, 2017, 1:20 pm By Brooke Staggs, The Cannfornian The intersection of marijuana and fashion at one time meant tie-dye shirts, beanies and Birkenstocks. And “stoner style” certainly hasn’t gone away,

The Cannabist’s ultimate 2017 gift guide compendium

Published: Nov 27, 2017, 5:36 pm • Updated: Nov 27, 2017, 5:36 pm By The Cannabist Staff Getting the perfect gift for somebody is a bit of an art. It’s all about thinking about what a person needs or secretly

Cannabist 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for wanderers

Published: Nov 27, 2017, 2:03 pm • Updated: Nov 27, 2017, 4:30 pm By Katie Shapiro, The Cannabist Staff For the ramblin’ man and woman, here are some weed- and travel-themed ideas to take on an adventure. Because, not all

Pioneering women in cannabis industry losing ground, author says

Published: Nov 24, 2017, 5:02 pm • Updated: Nov 24, 2017, 5:02 pm By Tess Allen, Civilized Time and time again, the cannabis industry has been heralded as a haven for female entrepreneurs and members of other marginalized groups. But a

Cannabist 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for foodies

Published: Nov 22, 2017, 3:17 pm • Updated: Nov 22, 2017, 3:17 pm By Katie Shapiro, The Cannabist Staff Shopping for a foodie? We’ve cooked up a marijuana gift guide with tasty edibles, top cannabis kitchen gadgets and the best

Cannabist 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for connoisseurs

Published: Nov 22, 2017, 1:32 pm • Updated: Nov 22, 2017, 1:37 pm By Katie Shapiro, The Cannabist Staff Looking for gift ideas for your favorite cannabis connoisseur? Wow them with an inspired surprise, from a luxury pipe to a

Cannabist 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for powder hounds

Published: Nov 22, 2017, 10:16 am • Updated: Nov 22, 2017, 10:16 am By Katie Shapiro, The Cannabist Staff Weed gifts that will help the skier or snowboarder in your life get their powder fix. Editor’s Note: Most ski areas

Cannabist 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for yogis

Published: Nov 22, 2017, 10:00 am • Updated: Nov 22, 2017, 10:59 am By Katie Shapiro, The Cannabist Staff Pick up one of these marijuana gifts to elevate your yogi’s practice this holiday season. Puff, puff, namaste. (Images provided by

Cannabist 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for bookworms

Published: Nov 10, 2017, 4:25 pm • Updated: Dec 8, 2017, 5:07 pm By The Cannabist Staff High-minded marijuana reads to complete your bookworm’s library. (Images provided by brands unless otherwise noted) “Grass Roots; A History of Cannabis in the

A melted mess of gold, silver: Marijuana farmers’ savings plans all too vulnerable

Published: Nov 10, 2017, 7:01 am • Updated: Nov 10, 2017, 7:01 am By Joe Mozingo, Los Angeles Times REDWOOD VALLEY, Calif. — She knew just where she had buried the gold and silver coins — down a ravine from

Watch: Cannabis ad a pitch-perfect parody of dire pharmaceutical commercials

Published: Nov 9, 2017, 6:51 pm • Updated: Nov 9, 2017, 7:54 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff You may have heard this on TV before: “Ask your doctor if _______ is right for you.” Now here’s a cannabis