By the ounce

Three notable cannabis products, all with local roots

Jan 19, 2022 / 11:00 am

Legal weed just keeps getting better and better. It’s not perfect, and there are still some duds on the market. However, compared to a couple years ago,...

Writer remembers smoking cannabis for the first time

Jan 5, 2022 / 11:00 am

The first time I smoked a joint was during a Kris Kross concert at Canada’s Wonderland. It was the early 1990s and I was a young teenager. A friend of a...

Nearly 1 in 3 say they'll get high first thing on Christmas morning

Dec 22, 2021 / 11:00 am

Nearly one in three people are going to wake and bake on Christmas Day. That’s according to a recent survey by CBD Oracle...

Christmas gifts under $20 for those who enjoy cannabis

Dec 8, 2021 / 11:00 am

Thoughtful stocking stuffers are the unsung heroes of Christmas. Over the past few years, more than a few family, friends, colleagues and acquaintances have...

Bluewater, Spiritleaf, The Higher Path reveal their most popular products

Nov 24, 2021 / 11:00 am

Bluewater Cannabis partner Ryan Graham says some of his customers want to go to the moon—but they can’t just yet. “People want ‘moon...

Q&A with Abba Medix, cannabis for vets grown by MTL

Nov 10, 2021 / 11:00 am

While Remembrance Day marks the end of the First World War, global conflicts continue to take a toll on those who serve in the military. Veterans often pay for...

B.C. micro-cultivator Smoker Farms went from legacy to legal

Oct 27, 2021 / 11:00 am

Jeff and Sheri Aubin are the passionate couple behind the mom-and-pop legal cannabis grower Smoker Farms. In fact, you may have smoked a little something,...

Trio of cannabis reviews, including two made in Kelowna

Oct 13, 2021 / 11:00 am

One of my favourite parts of covering cannabis is trying out new products. In fact, I try out as many as I can so you can spend your money on the good stuff....

Q&A with man behind new B.C. Cannabis Store in Kelowna

Sep 29, 2021 / 11:00 am

During a one-on-one tour of the B.C. Cannabis Stores’ new Kelowna location, I spoke to the B.C. Liquor Distribution Branch’s director of retail...

Talking to federal candidates about marijuana

Sep 15, 2021 / 11:00 am

I’m personally interested—and invested—in Okanagan cannabis. How each local candidate approaches weed in this federal election has a say in...

Weed drink and munchies

Sep 1, 2021 / 11:00 am

Did you know you can turn any drink into a cannabis infusion? Water-soluble cannabis drops are one of the most versatile and economical ways to deliver CBD and...

Missing 420 with friends

Aug 18, 2021 / 11:00 am

A few years before legalization, I went to a gathering of reporters from a bunch of different media outlets. About a dozen of us met at a bar, raised a pint or...

Near-death to food fight

Aug 4, 2021 / 11:00 am

A near-death experience sent Jeremy Smith on a mission to change Canada’s cannabis laws to allow for cannabis-infused restaurants. Smith was diagnosed...

Legal weed hits, and a miss

Jul 21, 2021 / 11:00 am

It’s time for another round of cannabis reviews. Us folks over at the oz. have been sampling as many legal cannabis products as possible so you can spend...

Put down those joints

Jul 7, 2021 / 11:00 am

If there ever was a time to extoll the virtues of the dry-herb vape, it is now. It’s a catastrophic fire season in B.C. so far. Temperatures into the...

Weed in space!

Jun 23, 2021 / 11:00 am

If a new intergalactic crypto-currency has its way, an experimental crop of weed will be launched into space on a rocket within a year. Elon Musk’s...

'I love smoking weed'

Jun 9, 2021 / 11:00 am

Jenn Larry has never been shy about her cannabis use. Since her first puff as a young teenager, she knew weed was something special. Decades later, Larry is the...

Local cannabis worth trying

May 26, 2021 / 11:00 am

5 great cannabis products made by Okanagan companies You might be surprised to know that many top-tier legal cannabis products are from right here in the...

Weed company taking a hit

May 12, 2021 / 11:00 am

Would you snort cannabis? That’s what something called Canna Bumps proposes. The name Canna Bumps is a play on taking a small sniff of cocaine — a...

NDP should be ashamed

Apr 28, 2021 / 11:00 am

A top B.C. Liberal critic says he would shut down all unlicensed cannabis stores. Prince George-Mackenzie MLA Mike Morris, the provincial critic for Public...