Friday Fun: Jimmy and Seth Rogen Converse at a Dispensary While Using Fake Arms

During an interview with Seth Rogen, the two argue about the time they worked together on a Canadian soap opera called “Jacob’s Patience,” where Rogen insisted on using mannequin arms instead of his real ones. It’s absurd, but watching Rogen try to roll a Northern Lights joint with his clumsy mannequin hands is a real treat.

(And yes, there’s a part 2.)

The Greenhouse Revolution: How Old-School Structures are Changing Cannabis Cultivation


It’s no secret that the cannabis industry has an energy problem. A 2011 study by Dr. Evan Mills, a senior energy scientist at UC Berkeley, estimated that cannabis production consumed 1 percent of the nation’s total energy — and that was before recreational legalization and the resulting explosion of cannabis cultivation. Total production at the time produced about the same amount of greenhouse gas as 3 million cars. Yikes.

Though there were negative environmental consequences associated with outdoor growing, Mills’ report found that the bulk of the blame lay with indoor cultivation. “Current indoor cannabis production and distribution practices result in prodigious energy use, costs, and unchecked greenhouse gas pollution,” he wrote.

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Strain of the Week: Headband


Meet Headband, the love-child of cannabis’ power couple, OG Kush and Sour Diesel. The smooth, creamy smoke is accented by flavors of lemons and diesel while the long-lasting effects are great for pain relief, helping you to relax, and to combat elevated stress levels. Many report that the effects create a slight pressure around the crown of their head and feels as though they are wearing a headband. The effects have been known to come on slow, so pace yourself with this potent hybrid.

Friday Fun: Watch This: A Price is Right Contestant Keeps Bidding $420


Evan Goding had waited his entire life for this moment. The young man, who had just been called up from the audience to join the other contestants on The Price is Right, was prompted by the irreplaceable Bob Barker for his bid on a “lovely arbor.” What came next led to Price is Right gold, as Goding let his inner cannabis enthusiast out on national television.

“I have waited all my life to say this Bob… 420.”

And with that, it was almost as if Goding let out a call of support to all the stoners around the world, as several audience members behind him started visibly laughing.

Unfortunately for Goding, his bid was not the closest to the actual retail item of the arbor, but he remained steadfast in his commitment to the joke. Up next for bidding was a sweet electric guitar that would have surely brought the cannabis enthusiast many great jam sessions with his crew. This time, Goding bid $1,420 instead of his usual $420, and if he would have stuck with his original plan, he would have won the guitar and gotten some one-on-one time with Bob Barker. Alas, he was outbid once again.

The final bidding item up for grabs was a karaoke set up. After losing in the previous round by not sticking with his “420 always and forever” plan, Goding returned to his beloved bid in the hopes that cannabis’s golden number could land him a sweet karaoke set.

Misfortune would once again rear its ugly head for the young hopeful, as the person who went after him bid $421, which left Goding with a broken heart as Bob Barker noticed the distress he felt after realizing he would not get up to the front.

Though he didn’t win any prizes on The Price is Right, he certainly won the hearts of everyone who can enjoy watching his stoner shenanigans on a terrible-quality YouTube video.

Election 2016: Can Marijuana Sweep in All Nine States?

voteMarijuana prohibition in the United States could be dealt a major blow in November, with five states voting on legalizing the adult recreational use of cannabis.If current polling trends are any indication, voters in all five states — Arizona, California, Massachusetts, Maine and Nevada — are likely to approve their respective legalization measures. that would double the number of jurisdictions in the United States that have ended prohibition.

Voters in Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, and Washington have all approved measures to legalize, tax and regulate adult cannabis sales, while voters in the District of Columbia have passed a law that allows adults to grow and possess (but not purchase) marijuana.

But of course, none of those states can match the sheer numbers in California, the largest state in the country.

Consider this: The combined population of all areas of the United States where prohibition has already ended totals just 17.5 million. That’s not even half the population of California.

Simply put, if California’s Proposition 64 alone is approved by voters—in the unlikely event that legalization suffers a defeat in the other four states—the number of people living in a state with legal weed will more than double overnight. Continue reading “Election 2016: Can Marijuana Sweep in All Nine States?”

Strain of the Week: Platinum Girl Scout Cookies


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If you thought Girl Scout Cookies couldn’t get any better, then behold its next evolution, Platinum Girl Scout Cookies. This Cup-winning hybrid — a cross of OG Kush, Durban Poison, and a third unknown strain — fills your nose and lungs with sweet notes of berry and candy, followed by a fruity spiciness. Patients with severe pain, nausea, swelling, migraines, and stress should look no further for relief as symptoms both physical and mood-related melt away instantly. The Platinum Girl Scout Cookies strain flaunts a heavy coat of crystal trichomes over its sage green leaves, assuring its potency to any consumer in doubt.


5 Differences Between Cannabis Concentrates and Flower

5 Differences Between Cannabis Concentrates and Flower


Cannabis concentrates are becoming an increasingly popular consumption method, but a lot of people new to concentrates feel intimidated by them. Their emotions aren’t completely unjustified when you consider the learning curve and tolerance adjustment for concentrates. Because concentrates are a lot more potent than flower and are often associated with complicated consumption technology, why bother switching to something intimidating and confusing when flower seems so much easier and familiar?

These five facts may be enough to get the canna-curious started, but be sure to leave any other questions or advice in the comments section below!
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Cannabis and Arthritis


It’s no secret: America’s baby boomers are aging, and one of the most common ailments in older populations is arthritis. According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 53 million Americans have arthritis, with women making up 60 percent of the arthritis diagnoses. But what exactly is arthritis, and how can cannabis help it?

What is Arthritis?

“Arthritis” is an umbrella term used to describe 200 rheumatic diseases affecting the joints and their surrounding tissues. It causes inflammation and stiffness that develops abruptly or gradually around one or more joints.

Causes and Forms of Arthritis

Although more common in seniors, arthritis can severely impair a person of any age, leaving him or her unable to work or perform daily duties. In the United States, arthritis is the most common cause of disability, and high levels of stress and depression are often associated.
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Strain of the Week: LA Confidential


LA Confidential is known as a very popular and successful strain. Its buds have a frosty, lime green appearance and little purple leaves. The taste is smooth and piney, with a classic skunky aroma that does not linger for too long. Overall, LA Confidential is a well-rounded strain that delivers a fast-approaching sensation that is both psychedelic and super calming on the mind and body. For newer patients seeking relief, LA Confidential can both lull you to sleep and treat acute pain.

So You Want to Work in the Medical Marijuana Industry

Herbal Wellness Center dispensary counter


Congratulations — your timing couldn’t be better! Last year, U.S. medical cannabis was the fastest-growing industry in the largest economy in the world. Many states have had their industry more than double despite their program having already existed for several years.

The rapid growth means there is, or soon will be, a place for you this industry, and your first job is to keep looking until you find it. Be ready to meet a ton of new people full of passion and exciting ideas. Try to interview as much as you can to prepare for this opportunity – as the saying goes, practice makes perfect, especially with someone you trust to provide helpful feedback on how to improve your communication skills.

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