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Three cannabis retailers talk consumer product trends

Three cannabis retailers talk consumer product trends

Jun 8, 2022 / 11:00 am

Sativa in the summer, Indica in the winter. That’s a noticeable trend at Seed to Soul Boutique in Armstrong, says owner Tienne Bayrack. While consumer...

Reviewing three options for cannabis edibles

Reviewing three options for cannabis edibles

May 11, 2022 / 11:00 am

If you’re more into eating and drinking than smoking and vaping, there are lots of edible options when it comes to cannabis. Here are three: Spicy Dill...

Kelowna takes a ‘friendly’ approach to cannabis industry

Kelowna takes a ‘friendly’ approach to cannabis industry

Apr 27, 2022 / 11:00 am

The cloud of cannabis smoke was thick during the opening festivities of the B.C. Cannabis Summit last week on the rooftop of the historic Eldorado Hotel in...

Cannabis mentions in federal budget a sign of friendlier relations

Cannabis mentions in federal budget a sign of friendlier relations

Apr 13, 2022 / 11:00 am

It may not seem like a lot, but cannabis was mentioned a total of nine times in the 2022 federal budget document. That’s eight more times than in 2021....

Strange dreams return after week off from weed

Strange dreams return after week off from weed

Mar 30, 2022 / 11:00 am

I’ve had a nasty cold for the past week. The sore throat, headache, stuffy nose, chills, and cough have been bothersome. I’ve laid off the weed to...

A mish-mash of legal cannabis reviews

A mish-mash of legal cannabis reviews

Mar 16, 2022 / 11:00 am

Because I’m such a stand-up guy, I regularly take hits on your behalf. Here’s my latest batch of legal weed reviews. Benny Blunto by The Loud Plug I...

Taking a 'T-break' can help with cannabis tolerance

Taking a 'T-break' can help with cannabis tolerance

Mar 2, 2022 / 11:00 am

You can have too much of a good thing. With cannabis, sometimes people choose to take what’s called a "T-break," aka a tolerance break. A...

Q&A with Jeff Herr, creator of the Tok case

Q&A with Jeff Herr, creator of the Tok case

Feb 16, 2022 / 11:00 am

The Tok case is the Rolex of joint cases. It’s one of the few accessories I use all the time. Not only does it keep my joints from getting smooshed, it...

Old-school cannabis customers return to THC Canada

Old-school cannabis customers return to THC Canada

Feb 2, 2022 / 11:00 am

THC Canada started in the legacy market and has been on Vancouver’s Main Street since 2016. Now post-legalization, it’s one of the best-known...

Three notable cannabis products, all with local roots

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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