Candid Chronicle had the pleasure of attending Food Flower Future’s March 23rd dinner, held at a private location in Downtown Los Angeles. The dinners are open to anyone, whether you work in cannabis or just like delicious food and a toke. The room was packed with cannabis lovers, infused dinner first-timers, returning guests, and industry professionals alike.Read More
Friday’s publication of the draft rules kicks off a new, 15-day public comment period that will be open through Nov. 5.
The three state agencies that oversee California’s marijuana industry are required to complete all regulatory tweaks by Dec. 3.
A spokesman for the BCC said it’s possible another draft of the rules may be released before then, depending on feedback during the comment period.
Given the increasing acceptance and prevalence of cannabis as a therapeutic option, it’s important for physicians and patients to understand how various cannabis components interact with commonly consumed pharmaceuticals.Read More
More than half of the testing failures are due to labeling claims, but pesticides aren’t far behind.
The first thing you notice when you smoke weed with Willie Nelson is how much weed Willie Nelson smokes. Lots of stoners get high all day, but Nelson’s intake is stratospheric. At any given moment, he will have multiple joints burning, along with an assortment of vapes and pipes, all of which he seems to puff simultaneously like one of those multiarmed Hindu gods, whiffing and wheezing through the fog as if trying to minimize his exposure to fresh air.Read More
California’s market is by far the largest in the U.S. in both geography and in the number of users, experts say, even though recreational pot use became legal only this year. Lawmakers designed a regime in which state-licensed distributors, the middle link in the supply chain, take possession of the goods before selling them to retailers. That’s injected new capital into the business, from finance to cultivation and transportation, that operators say will help it to grow faster.Read More
"We see the Outpost as a solution to a current industry concern - driving new consumer traffic to licensed retailers and filling an essential role in safeguarding and promoting the art and livelihoods of heritage cannabis cultivators," said Michael Katz, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer.
The craft cannabis market expanded throughout 2017 and still continues to grow. High-quality, hand-picked, hand-cured, hand-trimmed, limited batch, organic cannabis grown by old school and newer conscious growers alike turns its focus on the cleanest experience using cannabis.Read More
The more we learn about the potential of these compounds, the more it seems clear that decades of research being blocked by federal law deprived us of medical advances that are only now starting to surface.
Chiah, a Mendocino Generations farmer, was born and raised in Mendocino County, California. Cannabis has always been a part of her life. She is a mother of two wild boys, a gardener, a certified herbalist, an Institute for Integrative Nutrition certified health coach, a small business owner, jeweler and an artist. Chiah has Lyme disease and started the local Mendocino County Lyme Support Group for others with Lyme Disease. She has grown cannabis and has been making and using cannabis medicines for her own conditions and to help others for many years. As a business owner she has experience with many aspects of running a retail store and small business, managing employees, and organizing events. Some call her a jack of all trades, who has energy for many projects and wears many hats in the local community. Chiah and her family run River Txai Farms in Redwood Valley, CA.
Meadowlands Mixes California Legislators with Public Consumption
Meadow’s camping event created a casual environment for the California cannabis industry before the pending July 1 regulation deadline.
These modern-day superwomen are moms, wives, and farmers.Read More
With the growing awareness of CBD as a potential health aid there's also been a proliferation of misconceptions. Find questions and responses to common misinformation.Read More
Whether you use cannabis recreationally or to assist with a medical condition, Prop 64 is clear: Bosses have the final say on whether employees can consume cannabis. Currently, employers aren’t obliged to treat medical cannabis patients any differently than recreational cannabis consumers.
The relationship among farmers, state-regulated distributors, environmental agencies and the state licensing process is described as confusing, contradictory and most disturbingly for the Mendocino Generations farmers, geared toward “big cannabis” producers who can easily afford teams of accountants, attorneys, administrative assistants, consultants, social media specialists and marketing agents—all necessary to operate within the sphere of legal recreational cannabis.Read More
Jane Futcher interviews Chiah Rodriques on KZYX & Z March 22nd at 9 am, for her perspective on the challenges cannabis farmers are currently facing.Read More
Farmers lived from harvest to harvest and somehow it was usually just enough. That world is long gone now.Read More
A landmark hearing convened by the State of California in Ukiah took place March 1 to address the status of Proposition 64, two months after the rollout of adult-use cannabis legalization throughout the state.Read More