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A mug o' cannabis tea

Feb 19, 2020 / 11:00 am

Photo: Jenny Neufeld/okanaganz.com Settling in for the night is more pleasant with a cup of tea. This week, I sipped on a mug of CBD-infused Everie Peach Ginger Green Tea. It tasted… well, just peachy, and it felt warmly pleasant.

High-flying cannabis retail

Feb 5, 2020 / 11:00 am

Photo: okanaganz It takes less than 24 hours for cannabis gummies to sell out at Spiritleaf in Vernon. Green Gaia in the South Okanagan and the Lake Country Starbuds are both seeing similar trends, as well as massive demand for

BLK sheep of cannabis

Jan 22, 2020 / 11:00 am

Photo: @Liftandco BLK MKT is making quite a name for itself in the legal market. The Kelowna cannabis brand has fast become known for: Producing some of the most premium bud  Producing the most controversial tagline  Love

From MMA to cannabis

Jan 8, 2020 / 11:00 am

Photo: Spiritleaf The owner of West Kelowna’s first cannabis store, Mike Adams, is a former MMA fighter. Cannabis helped him through injury. “It’s a rough sport, a ton of contact, and I had some bad injuries," he

The year in cannabis

Dec 25, 2019 / 11:00 am

Photo: Facebook A Revelstoke couple had their three legal cannabis plants chopped down by police. The first full year of legal cannabis is nearly over. We’re reflecting on five major stories that will shape the cannabis discussion

Local cannabis, the winners

Nov 27, 2019 / 11:00 am

Photo: Lift & Co. Okanagan cannabis companies have earned some national recognition at this year’s Canadian Cannabis Awards. The awards, put on by Lift & Co., were handed out earlier this month at a black-tie gala in Toronto’s

Celebrity stoners

Nov 13, 2019 / 11:00 am

Photo: steemit.com It’s not just Snoop Dogg, Willie Nelson and Seth Rogan who use cannabis. There’s a host of celebrities who partake in pot or advocate for legalization, some who may surprise you. Kim Kardashian is one

Weed was the big loser

Oct 30, 2019 / 11:00 am

Photo: Contributed During the federal election campaign, cannabis was on the back-burner. Nobody was opposed to it, but nobody was in favour of it either. Most parties didn’t even give it a line in their platform. This, despite the

The sky hasn't fallen

Oct 16, 2019 / 1:00 pm

Photo: okanaganz In less than a week, cannabis will have been legal for one year in Canada. The sky hasn’t fallen; emergency rooms haven’t been overwhelmed with pot overdoses; there’s been no marked increase of people driving

Amazing weed with Color

Sep 26, 2019 / 11:00 am

Photo: Contributed Known in the rec market as Color Cannabis, WeedMD has earned a reputation for delivering amazing weed at a decent price for Canadian cannabis lovers. The company’s CEO, Keith Merker, did a Q&A with Reddit’s
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