America’s first-ever cannabis cafe in West Hollywood, California, opened its doors to significant fanfare. The Original Cannabis Cafe, formerly known as the Lowell Cafe, operates just like a normal restaurant, complete with servers and an extensive food menu created by chef Andrea Drummer. When I first heard about the cafe, I thought that the food would be infused with cannabis,...
Going out for drinks remains one of the premier features of adulthood. Whether you’re loosening up after a tough day or celebrating hard-fought victories, communal libations are often a go-to for unwinding for many who choose to indulge. Likewise, cannabis users like to equate their end-of-the-day buzz with that evening glass of wine or cocktail. For those looking to have both,...
Plans for Scotland’s first medical cannabis clinic in Aberdeen have been unveiled. Medical cannabis was legalised in the UK in November 2018, allowing doctors to prescribe it in certain situations. Sapphire Medical Clinic plans to be the first clinic to “prescribe medical cannabis for all conditions acknowledged to benefit”. NHS Grampian said it was “concerning” a clinic using GP referrals could give...
Leafly PodcastsFebruary 14, 2020 Treat your pals, your gals, and...others...on this day of Feb. 14. (Andrea/AdobeStock) Leafly Podcast The Roll-Up features co-hosts Bruce Barcott, Alyssa Yeoman, and Ashley Schwellenbach in a Friday morning roundtable about the week’s top cannabis news. Episode 128: Two cheers for Palentines Day This week: It’s Feb. 14 and some of us are not down with it. That’s okay. We’ve got these...
The Associated PressFebruary 14, 2020 The governor is behind legalization, but New Mexico legislators may take a little more time to evolve on the issue. (SeanPavonePhoto/AdobeStock) SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s bid to become the 12th U.S. state to legalize recreational use of marijuana abruptly fell flat after state senators in a legislature dominated by Democrats rejected a bill...
Laura TennantFebruary 14, 2020 fukume/Adobe Stock Inflammation, or the inflammatory response, is an aspect of the body’s immune response. While short-term inflammation can be protective, chronic inflammation is linked to several diseases, including heart disease, cancer, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, and Alzheimer’s. Inflammation often goes hand in hand with pain. The most common symptoms of inflammation include pain, heat, redness,...
Chris KudialisFebruary 13, 2020 The Source in Las Vegas wanted to give every voter a free pre-roll. Then they realized that was against the rules. So...spend $20, get a free pre-roll, voters! (Kemedo/AdobeStock) Who doesn’t love getting the “I voted” sticker after passing through the ballot booth during election season? A badge of honor for many, the sticker often makes it...