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Spliffs & S’mores: Rules for Consuming Cannabis at Parks Canada Campsites

Parks Canada now allows campers to consume cannabis in all campsites and reservations for the 2019 season open this week. As per classic Canadian politics however, where, when and who can smoke vary by province. Some basic national rules: adults of the legal age can carry 30 grams...

Dissolvable Cannabinoids: A New Frontier in Cannabis Consumables

Let’s face it, not everybody is a fan of cannabis-infused edibles. No matter how hard you try to mask that signature cannabis flavour, an aftertaste or odour is often still detectable in many infused products. Solving the flavour problem is no easy task, but a new preparation may offer solutions. Flavourless,...

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Food system improvements could make it easier to eat healthier

A science advisory from the American Heart Association describes system-wide innovations to the U.S. food system that are sustainable and have the potential to make it easier for consumers to choose healthy foods. The advisory is published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. "Innovation in the food system is...

How to Marble Easter Eggs

Try this easy technique to give your eggs a distinctive, elegant look. Want to up your egg decorating skills this year? Try this cool hack for a crazy marbled look. The process is insanely easy and relies on one of our very favorite ingredients—Cool Whip! 

What Is Celtuce And Is It Healthy?

This veggie is PACKED with nutrients. Don’t tell kale or celery, but an underrated green is coming for the throne. And her name is celtuce. While it sounds like a manufactured hybrid veggie (is it like...celery and lettuce?), celtuce is au naturale, baby. Celtuce is native...

Add Treetop Dining In Thailand To Your Bucket List

If you have a vacation bucket list, Thailand is about to rise to the top. Though the crystal clear waters, majestic temples, and legendary street food are all incredible, they’re not what will make you want to book your flight ASAP. It’s the treehouse dining pod in the middle of the rainforest...

Garlicky Lemon Mahi-Mahi

What's the deal with mahi-mahi? Mahi-mahi has a firm texture and works well for baking, searing, or grilling. The Monterey Bay Aquarium classifies it as a good choice when considering environmental impact. It's also a moderate mercury fish and is a good source of protein.

Buffalo Wild Wings Is Giving Out An Entire Year’s Supply Of Buffalo Wings To March Madness Bracket Winners

I suddenly love basketball tournaments. If you're not in full March Madness mode, you're going to want to get your head in the game. Because with just about a week and a half left of the NCAA men's basketball tournament, there's still time to win an entire year's...

Chuck E. Cheese Created Unicorn Churros, So Don’t Fill Up Too Much On Pizza

Where a kid can be (sugar-filled) kid. Ahhhhh, Chuck E. Cheese's. It's where "a kid can be a kid," eat some perhaps recycled pizza (jk), play skee-ball,...

Produce the Pipe: Fruits and Vegetables That Make Good Cannabis Pipes

You can mix up your cannabis smoking routine without dropping any scratch on a piece–all it takes is a little creativity and a leisurely stroll through your local grocer. Yes, I am talking about a produce pipe. The key to a successful fruit or vegetable pipe is rigidity and airflow. The consistency of your produce...

The Best California Dispensaries to Buy Cannabis Seeds & Clones

Growing your own cannabis is now legal in California under Proposition 64. If you happen to smoke often, consider gardening mandatory. This simple but revolutionary act will save you hundreds or thousands of dollars, provide a fun hobby, and give you access to rare cultivars that you can’t find at local dispensaries. Plus, watching cannabis...

Selecting a Cannabis Phenotype: How to Get the Best Version of Your Strain

Ever wonder why the same strain of cannabis can be slightly different, depending on which store you get it at? A gram of OG Kush from one grower who sells to a particular dispensary will be slightly different from another grower’s OG Kush at the dispensary across town. Although they are the same strain,...

Seeking the Secret of the Munchies: One Scientist’s Quest

Every cannabis consumer knows that strain of Presidential OG may inspire you to finish an entire bag of stale potato chips, with no regard for the consequences. But why? That question has had Jon Davis hot-boxing lab rats for the past year. "There's some very powerful communication between the...

California Athletes’ Best Cannabis Topicals, Patches, and Edibles

Whoops, the holidays happened and we’re all a bit bigger for it. Also super-sized: our fitness goals for 2019. While cannabis gets a bad rap for the munchies, that rep is dated. You can help your body recover after spin class or a challenging weightlifting session by integrating cannabis-based products into...

Cannabis-Infused Dinner Parties: How Much Is Too Much?

It should come as no surprise to anyone that infusing cannabis into exquisite culinary dishes would eventually occur and become, not necessarily fashionable, but an important mode of cannabis consumption. Cooking is an art—a sensuous, satiating enterprise, swirling in a myriad of colours and textures. Adding cannabis to your sumptuous...

A Simple Super Soil Recipe for Your Cannabis

Biodiversity is the key when it comes to building a proper organic medium. Soil life thrives on diversity. That being said, there are a few things to keep in mind with building a soil that caters to growing cannabis. How to Amend Organic Soil An organic soil can be amended with only...

How to Make Cannabis-infused Butter

Cannabis-infused butter (cannabutter) is one of the simplest and most common ways to make infused cannabis edibles. However, making infused butter can be a little bit tricky. In order to activate its psychoactive potential, the flower must be heated slowly at a low temperature. This recipe will first guide you through...

5 Cannabis Breeders Who Changed the Game

Cannabis—like asparagus, dates, mulberry, ginkgo, persimmons, and spinach—is a dioecious species, meaning that the male and female reproductive structures involved in propagation are typically found on different individual plants, rather than on a single plant (as in a monoecious species). Cannabis is also an annual, so it dies off each...

Canadian Cannabis Moments We’re Looking Forward to in 2019

It’s hard to believe that legalization was just a few months ago. And, while the rollout of cannabis legalization in Canada has been nothing short of a rocky, there are a bunch of exciting developments on the horizon. The future of cannabis in Canada is looking bright. Here are 7 key...

The New Methods & Technologies of Curing Cannabis

After watching your cannabis plants grow for months and months, it’s harvest time. You trim your crop, dry the buds, and finally, you’re ready to smoke the fruits of your labours. Not so fast. Now you have to let the buds cure. Curing is an integral part of the growing process,...

What to Do With Cannabis Stalks, Leaves, & Stems From Harvest

Growing cannabis is all about producing large, aromatic colas, but at the end of harvest, we’re left with much more than just that—stalks, leaves, soil, and roots. Largely these materials end up in the dump or in your city’s composting program, but what if you could utilize these materials to...

How This Expert Pairs Cannabis with Wine and Cuisine

When I rolled up at a stately purple Victorian whose address I’d only received hours before, Jamie Evans—better known as “the Herb Somm”—was waiting to greet me with warmth and charm. A vivacious oenophile and expert in Old World vintages, Evans is actively translating the language of tastings and terroir from the established wine...

From Point A to B: How to Transport Cannabis by Car

It’s clear that it’s illegal, across Canada, to consume cannabis while you’re driving, or to drive under the influence of cannabis. What is less clear is how you can safely–and legally–transport cannabis in a vehicle, and these laws, and the interpretation of those laws, can vary by jurisdiction. In Newfoundland and Labrador,...

Here’s How You Can Roll an Awesome Joint

The joint is one of the more iconic ways to consume cannabis, and it’s a great way to enjoy the flavour of your flower. Every cannabis smoker should learn how to roll a joint. There are countless opinions on the different ways of rolling a joint, but...

How Estrogen Heightens Cannabis Sensitivity

Men and women’s brains are different. This is not unique to humans, but instead is pervasive throughout the animal kingdom. Sex differences can be found at all levels, from the brain cell through behaviour of the entire organism, and these differences impact how the different sexes respond to everything from...

Marijuana and the Military: Just Follow Orders

As a non-combat veteran of the U.S. Army, I’ve never had the need to use cannabis to alleviate or minimize the effects of PTSD. My cannabis use has always been purely recreational and didn’t begin until well after I transitioned out of the service. My military...

A Home Grower’s Guide to Healthy Cannabis Roots

The source of a healthy cannabis plant is a healthy root system. Roots provide a network for collecting and transferring water, oxygen, and nutrients to your growing plants. These three things are pulled from the soil into the root system and transferred to the rest of the...

Indoor vs. Greenhouse vs. Outdoor Cannabis: Which Should You Buy?

When it comes to which type of cannabis to buy, the common belief is: indoor = that fire, and outdoor = that garbage. But in reality, there’s no such thing as a “best” type of cannabis. Instead, the choice all comes down to consumer preference and a desired experience. The Methods:...

7 Signs You May Want a Cannabis Tolerance Break

There are a lot of reasons to take a break from getting high, and you might currently be considering stepping away for a bit but feel weird because cannabis has been your best friend since day one. You’re not alone; it’s perfectly normal for cannabis consumers to give up their...

Marijuana and the Military: Try the Homegrown

When everything got really bad, Mom thought it would help. I was, of course, hesitant since I didn’t really have a decent track record with anything beyond, say, Tylenol. But Mom decided that we would try it together. She, at 62, and I, at 35, would...

Strains That Help Treat PCOS Symptoms

Affecting one in 15 persons with ovaries, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a reproductive disorder that affects metabolism, hormonal balance, and fertility. People with PCOS suffer pain as well as emotional side effects from wavering hormone levels. As the disease can also cause hair loss, male pattern body hair growth, and...

Does CBD Only Come From Cannabis and Hemp?

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is exploding in popularity, but it's uncertain legality has created barriers between consumers and providers. But what if cannabis and hemp are not the only sources of CBD? Chemists have been able to synthesize CBD in the lab for years, but it’s wildly expensive...
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Spliffs & S’mores: Rules for Consuming Cannabis at Parks Canada Campsites
Parks Canada now allows campers to consume cannabis in all campsites and reservations for the 2019 season open this week. As per classic Canadian politics however, where, when and who can smoke vary by province. Some basic...

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