David Wylie

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Top-shelf local weed

Jan 19, 2022 / 11:00 am

Photo: Contributed First Class Funk by Ghost Drops 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, buying cannabis from a legal

My first joint ever

Jan 5, 2022 / 11:00 am

Photo: Contributed A teenaged David Wylie back in his early pot-smoking days. 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

'Wake-and-bake' Christmas

Dec 22, 2021 / 11:00 am

Photo: Zola Costa/CBD Oracle Nearly one in three people are going to wake and bake on Christmas Day. That’s according to a recent survey by CBD Oracle (https://cbdoracle.com/news/cannabis-consumer-trends-around-holidays-survey/) that

Cannabis stocking stuffers

Dec 8, 2021 / 11:00 am

Photo: Contributed Thoughtful stocking stuffers are the unsung heroes of Christmas. Over the past few years, more than a few family, friends, colleagues and acquaintances have stepped out of the cannabis closet smelling a little skunky.

What's hot in cannabis

Nov 24, 2021 / 11:00 am

Photo: Contributed The Bluewater Cannabis Penticton location 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 rocks,’”

Cannabis for war wounds

Nov 10, 2021 / 11:00 am

Photo: Contributed 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 their service with physical and mental wounds.Cannabis has

Grower rooted in legacy

Oct 27, 2021 / 11:00 am

Photo: David Wylie/ the oz. Jeff and Sheri Aubin founded Smoker Farms in Beaverdell, BC. 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,

Homegrown weed reviews

Oct 13, 2021 / 11:00 am

Photo: Contributed BC Strawnana by Flowr 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. Here are three of the latest reviews

New B.C. pot shop

Sep 29, 2021 / 11:00 am

Photo: David Wylie Inside the new B.C. Cannabis Store in Kelowna 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 operations, cannabis

My vote goes to pot

Sep 15, 2021 / 11:00 am

Photo: Contributed Federal candidates (from left) Dan Albas (Conservative, Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola), Tim Krupa (Liberal, Kelowna-Lake Country), Richard Cannings (NDP, South Okanagan-West Kootenay) and Imre Szeman (Green, Kelowna-Lake



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