Month: February 2018

24-Year-Old Launches His 4th CBD Store In 8 Months

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Toronto native Cody Coulson is taking the Canadian cannabis scene by storm. This year marks the opening of another Stop & Smell the Roses cannabis boutique as this 24-year-old launches his 4th CBD store in 8 months. Perfectly poised to following the upcoming legalization of recreational marijuana, Stop & Smell the Roses is Canada’s first CBD-based wellness franchise.

The Benefits of CBD: Cody Coulson’s Story

Coulson’s history with medical marijuana is deeply personal. At 11 years old, Cody watched his father, diagnosed with intestinal cancer, struggle to access marijuana.

Coulson tells High Times, “I noticed the major lack of both access to and knowledge about the cannabis industry. After he passed away, I was frustrated with the cannabis system’s lack of regulation and access to quality products, and driven to find a solution.”

At eighteen years old, Cody experienced his own bout of illness. After Cody’s first grand mal seizure, doctors diagnosed him with epilepsy.

The medicine given to …

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Charlize Theron waxes on her wake-and-bake days

Charlize Theron opened up to E! News about marijuana use in her younger years in a recent interview.

“Yes, oh god yes, I was a wake-and-baker for most of my life,” the Oscar-winning film actress told E!’s Sibley Scoles when asked if she’d ever smoked cannabis in her life.

Theron, joined in the Feb. 26 interview by Gringo co-star David Oyelowo, continued: “Yeah, I was older, I didn’t really mess around with anything until I was much older. I really appreciated marijuana way more than alcohol or anything else. I was smokin’ from a bong. And then it just changed one day, in my early thirties, I just became boring on it. It totally changed. So I stopped.”

At 42, Theron hasn’t sworn off the plant entirely. She said she would be “open to retrying it again” since, “now there’s all these different strains and you can be specific with it. And I’m actually really interested because I have really bad insomnia, and I’d much rather get

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‘Dear God…So Crazy…COUGHCOUGH’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

From Seth Rogen’s gravity-bong-inspired proclamations to US senators slamming the pharmaceutical industry for opposing cannabis legalization, here are the week’s most notable cannabis quotes.

“To them it’s competition for chronic pain, and that’s outrageous because we don’t have the crisis in people who take marijuana for chronic pain having overdose issues. [Marijuana is] not the same thing. It’s not as highly addictive as opioids are.”

—US Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, criticizing slamming pharmaceutical companies for opposing cannabis legalization, on Good Day New York


Is Cannabis Better for Chronic Pain Than Opioids?

“We are seeing a steady maturation of the capital markets around the cannabis industry. Early on, it was almost entirely high net worth individuals—and maybe a few family offices—investing in the cannabis space. Now, we are seeing more family offices getting involved, more high net worth individuals, more professional investors getting involved.”

—Harrison Phillips, Vice President of Viridian Capital Advisors, on the $1.23 billion in cannabis-industry investments over the first five weeks of 2018, to


Investing in Cannabis? Ask These 3 Questions Before You Do

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Legalization vs. Decriminalization

There is a municipal document floating around expected to be the blueprint for municipal cannabis regulations province-wide. While the document is full of factual errors, one glaring observation is this false dichotomy: Legalization vs. Decriminalization Legalization refers to the repeal or abolishment of laws that prohibit the use, sale and possession of cannabis and/or the […]

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This City Smokes More Weed Than Any Other

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A newly released report shows that one city smokes more weed than any other. Can you guess which city it is? Here are three hints. It’s a major metropolis on the East Coast in the United States. It’s known for housing artists, musicians and business tycoons alike. It has a reputation for being “the city that never sleeps”. We’re talking, of course, about New York City. And this city smokes more weed than any other city in the world.

The Big Apple Pipe

This City Smokes More Weed Than Any Other


According to newly released research results by the company Seedo, New York City had the highest rates of cannabis consumption. Not only in the United States, but in the world. The published data shows that the population of New York City consumed an average of 77.44 metric tons of marijuana last year alone.

For a city that still formally prohibits the possession, use and sale of weed, this is quite impressive. Especially since the medical marijuana program in New York …

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Craig Ex Out and About in Squamish with Grassroots Medicinal and Cannabis Growers of Canada

Check out Craig Ex in the first-ever Expert Joints LIVE! Out and About in beautiful Squamish, BC. Prepping for the Fore20 Cup at the Squamish Valley Golf Club Craig Ex tees off and smokes some green on the greens of the Squamish Valley Golf course, which will host the 3rd annual Fore20 Cup in August. […]

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Concise “W.Y.K.A.M.”

This week Craig welcomes Vancouver based Emcee Concise The Black Knight back to the show to check out his new video “W.Y.K.A.M.“. Chad Jacket of Liberty Farms & the Cannabis Growers of Canada is back for “Out & About” with some products from Grassroots Medicinal; and he’s also joined by Instagrammer Fluffy Pineapples too. Join […]

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Canadian insurance companies and banks are warming up to cannabis

A big sign of the changing public perceptions of cannabis can be seen in the evolving positions of traditionally conservative industries like insurance and finance. As we inch closer and closer to legalization cannabis will only become increasingly accepted, and before more banks and insurance companies jump in, let’s take a look at some of […]

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Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Marijuana Dispensary And Strain


Medical marijuana has been legal in many parts of the world. To get it, you are required to prove that you have qualifying conditions. Some of the conditions that qualify users to be given a medical card include HIV, multiple sclerosis, cancer, and inflammation disease to mention a few. A lot of marijuana is sold in dispensaries, where you have to present your medical card to show that indeed you are a medical marijuana patient and you deserve to get some marijuana.


Have cash, your ID and understand how things work

Wherever you go out to buy marijuana from a dispensary, you should remember to carry your ID if you are a recreational user. Medical users can easily access marijuana through their medical cards and typically are allowed to buy more than recreational users. You need to understand how dispensaries function, and this is dependent on where the dispensary is located. The best thing is to choose a dispensary that is near you that you can always reach whenever you need marijuana.


Virtually all dispensaries are …

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9 Subtle and Convenient One-Hitter Cannabis Pipes

One-hitters are a popular choice for microdosing or super quick convenience. Check out our picks of discreet, portable, and extra-small pipes.

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