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Cannabis can help with better sex, but low doses are key

St. Louis, Mo., gynecologist Becky Kaufman Lynn faced a problem: her patients wanted her to explain how cannabis affected how they experienced sex, but she wasn’t sure how to answer. “Women would come in and say, ‘My sexual problems are so much better when I smoke marijuana,’ or, ‘My pain is better when I smoke marijuana.’” […]

Historic day: Cannabis dispensary opens in Lompoc, becoming first in Santa Barbara County

Lompoc — and Santa Barbara County for that matter — have officially entered the retail cannabis market. Leaf Dispensary, which offers a wide range of cannabis products, opened for business Friday morning at 423 W. Ocean Ave., formally ushering in a new era. The Lompoc business became the first adult-use recreational marijuana dispensary to open […]

Cannabis deliveries OK’d in California: ‘The public spoke loud and clear’

LOS ANGELES – California endorsed a rule Wednesday that will allow home marijuana deliveries statewide, even into communities that have banned commercial pot sales. The regulation by the state Bureau of Cannabis Control was opposed by police chiefs and other critics who predict it will create an unruly market of largely hidden pot transactions, while […]

Why New York’s plan to legalize cannabis for adult recreational use is a big deal

New York is the ‘most influential market for consumers and [continues] the steady march toward national normalization’ of the cannabis industry New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to legalize cannabis for adult recreational use in the Empire State is a milestone in the push toward full legalization of the substance in the U.S., experts said […]

What’s next now that Hamilton has opted in for legal cannabis stores

There are still many questions about what the legal market will look like When it comes to legal cannabis stores the City of Hamilton is officially open for business. Counicllors voted 10-6 in favour of opting in for private retail locations during a special council meeting Monday night. But what does the decision mean? There’s […]

Legal Marijuana Advocates Rank The Best And Worst Governors On Cannabis

The U.S.’s 50 state governors just got their annual report cards from a leading national marijuana legalization organization, and—for the first time—over half of them got passing grades. The new scorecard, released on Wednesday by the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), comes at a time when a growing number of governors are focusing […]

Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory pot shop reacts to Ontario cannabis lottery

It remains business as usual for those working in the cannabis industry on Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory after the winners of the Ontario cannabis lottery were announced Friday. There were five licences awarded in the eastern region that includes Ottawa, Kingston and Barrie. According to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario’s official results, the five winners […]

Cannabis retail plans proceeding despite losing lottery, Toronto company says

‘We’re coming,’ says Jeremy Potvin, CEO and co-founder of Weedbox A Toronto businessman whose company didn’t win the lottery to apply to open a cannabis store in Ontario says his business plans have not changed despite the setback. Jeremy Potvin, CEO and co-founder of Weedbox, which describes itself a millenial-focused cannabis retail company, said the […]

When is it pot and when is it not? Marijuana changes are vexing authorities and retailers

When you look like the late Jerry Garcia of “Grateful Dead” fame and you wear a black Zig-Zag T-shirt, you might fit many people’s idea of a marijuana dealer. And when you’re selling a product that looks and smells identical to high-potent pot, you shouldn’t be surprised by a visit from law enforcement. That’s exactly what happened to 64-year-old Larry Friedrich, who […]

The Leafly Beer & Cannabis Flavor Pairing Guide

We live in exciting times. Not only is cannabis legalization proceeding at an unprecedented pace, but craft beer is experiencing a major renaissance of its own. Between thousands of strains and hundreds of beer styles, more pairings are possible today than at any previous point in history. The question is: how to go about matching a beer […]