Category Archives: Cultivation

Why Santa Barbara’s Idyllic Wine Country Embraced Cannabis Farms

California’s biggest licensed cannabis grower isn’t located in the Emerald Triangle, the state’s world-renowned farming region. Nor are they in the Coachella Valley, where massive indoor farms have popped up over the past year. Central Coast Agriculture, California’s single-largest licensed cannabis cultivator, is located in Santa Barbara County. Yes, snooty Santa Barbara. With its luxury coastal […]

How Canada’s West Coast Became World Renowned for Cannabis Cultivation

Like oranges from Seville, beef from Alberta and wine from Tuscany, British Columbia is ubiquitous with one particular kind of produce: cannabis. Yes, BC Bud is a household name that’s renowned across the globe. From Amsterdam to Zurich the province’s product has gained a level of infamy within the cannabis community that no other region […]

Best marijuana strains for Halloween 2018

(Photo courtesy Bud.com) The time has come to celebrate all things ghoulish and spooky, but Halloween also serves as a perfect time to indulge in legal cannabis. While the kids are out collecting candy, adults can use their Halloween parties to partake in the annual marijuana harvesting season known as Croptober. The season allows for […]

High Times postpones Sacramento Cannabis Cup

(photo by Renato Pascual, Jr.) High Times is postponing its trademark Cannabis Cup festival just weeks before its scheduled date in Sacramento, the Sacramento Bee reports. “After multiple discussions with state and city leaders and extensive deliberations with all stakeholders, Cannabis Cup organizers have determined it is in the best interests of all parties to […]

What Are You Smoking? Episode 53: Sustainable Cannabis at Burnwell Farms

What Are You Smoking? is hosted by a rotating cast of Leafly’s cannabis experts—Will Hyde, Bailey Rahn, Emily Resling, and Dante Jordan. Tune in every Wednesday to hear activists, entrepreneurs, farmers, processors, and figures from from all corners of the cannabis world weigh in on the latest developments in the industry, what’s coming next, and of […]

Judge Dismisses Felony Charges in Detroit Cultivation Case

DETROIT — Amid legal confusion and assertions of racial prejudice, a judge has agreed to dismiss criminal charges against a group of cannabis employees whose cultivation facility was raided by police in May. Operators of the facility, owned by retired NBA player Al Harrington and managed by D. Savage LLC, have said they believed the […]

Chelsea Handler announces her personal brand of marijuana products

(via Wikimedia Commons) Chelsea Handler is set to launch a new career in cannabis. The comedian and host of Netflix’s first talk show took to Instagram to announce plans to launch her own brand of marijuana, reports the Blast. “I’m going to come out with my own line of weed, I decided,” she said in […]

Cash-Strapped Greece Sees Growth in Medical Cannabis

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s government says it’s fast-tracking plans to legalize growth of medical cannabis, arguing that growing interest from investors could help efforts to pull the country out of years of crisis. Legislation to legalize cannabis production was submitted to parliament Wednesday and is due to be voted on later this month. Greece […]