This athlete’s weed side hustle turned into a movement to change L.A.’s cannabis scene

We recently came across this article from way back in 2021 about Chris Ball of Ball Family Farms. Although not recent, we still think it worth featuring because it is such an interesting story and Chris is such a charismatic guy on a mission to do great things. It also highlights the power of hard …

Why You Need to Visit Denver’s International Church of Cannabis

Going to church is probably not what you had in mind when you planned your cannabis-fueled trip to Denver, but it’s an immersive experience you won’t forget! The Denver International Church of Cannabis is considered a religious institution, but its approach to living out its faith is truly unique. Housed in a former Lutheran Church, …

First cannabis store with a bar and a bakery under the same roof opens in Illinois

OKAY Cannabis, the first store in Illinois to combine marijuana and alcohol sales opened recently in Wheeling, with its owners hoping to make it a place for customers to hang out and relax. It is unlike any other business in the state, hosting licensed cannabis sales under the same roof with West Town Bakery, which …

A cannabis consumer’s dream: Free marijuana for 1 year up for grabs at Michigan dispensary

Skymint, an Ann Arbor-based dispensary, is offering the chance to win free cannabis for a year through a sweepstakes competition that began Monday, Jan. 16, and runs through Monday, Jan. 30. Those interested can fill out an entry form on the dispensary’s website, follow the brand on Instagram or use the code “FREEWEED” on any …

High and dry: What causes cannabis cottonmouth and how do you treat it?

One bad thing about partaking in weed is the unwelcome sensation of feeling like you’ve swallowed a bunch of cotton balls. Cottonmouth, or having a mouth and throat as dry as the Sahara Desert after consuming cannabis, is one of the odder side effects of weed. When it strikes, all bets are off—you may find yourself …

Las Vegas Hotel Getting Cannabis-Friendly Makeover

A hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada is undergoing a multi-million dollar renovation and rebranding as it moves toward being the first hotel in Sin City to become a cannabis-friendly property. The Artisan Hotel Boutique, located just minutes from the famed Las Vegas strip, is evolving into The Lexi, a 64-room, cannabis-friendly destination hotel.   https://www.ganjapreneur.com/las-vegas-hotel-getting-cannabis-friendly-makeover/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=las_vegas_hotel_getting_cannabis_friendly_makeover_outgoing_pennsylvania_governor_issued_627_cannabis_pardons_and_more&utm_term=2023-01-18

Pot Chef Derek Upton

“Food is a second language to me,” begins Derek Upton when asked about how he got his start. “I’m Portuguese-Italian, so I’ve been cooking my whole life.” The acclaimed Phoenix-based cannabis chef spent the first half of his career as a touring professional drummer before making the leap into the kitchen full-time a decade ago. But …

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