Lifestyle
Marijuana and Food: A Pairing that has Stood the Test of Time

Marijuana and Food: A Pairing that has Stood the Test of Time

Few things in life go together better than marijuana and food. Whether ingested together or separately, they are a match made in heaven.

So much in pop culture – movies, TV shows, books, radio and Internet shows – has used the “stoner stereotype” of the “munchies” to great effect. Pot brownies have been used as hilarious comedy devices for decades.

But in reality, because of the prohibition of cannabis, it’s not something that has been talked about all the much out in the “real world” as opposed to the “underground” where marijuana users have been forced to dwell.

Politics
Cannabis Beer Will be Distributed Nationally Across State Lines

Cannabis Beer Will be Distributed Nationally Across State Lines

In a first step towards federal cannabis legalization, a small beer producer from Aurora, CO has received federal formula approval for an extract-infused beer from the Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. Dad and Dudes Breweria is still waiting for final label approval, but has been sitting on the federal approval of its recipe since June. While beer has been made using hemp seeds for years, this brew is different as it contains cannabinoids.

Business
Oregon Voters to Decide on More Legalization

Oregon Voters to Decide on More Legalization

When Oregon voters decided to legalize marijuana for all adults in 2014, activists and cannabis business owners were understandably elated. But one of the stipulations of Oregon’s Measure 91 was that counties and towns the ability to ban marijuana businesses if they so chose. And many jurisdictions decided to do just that.