The High Holy Daze: Making Cannabis Edibles As Holiday Gifts

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Recently The Portland Mercury, which is where the "Cannabuzz" columns began and ran for nearly six years, asked if I would like to contribute to their annual "Holiday Food and Drink Guide". They wanted my hot take on single malt scotches for the guide, until I reminded them I write about

Canada Consumes Copious Quantities of Cannabis Edibles

A woman looks out over a lake, mountains and trees, her back is to the camera, and she wears a hat. She is wrapped in a Canadian flag.

To the North, the people once again doing a better job with virtually every aspect of their society than we are, Canada, continues the development of their nationwide cannabis program with new product categories coming to market, resulting in what the Toronto Sun dubbed “Edibles Madness.” Cannabis flower has been legal

Cannabis Bulletproof Coffee Is The Greatest Ever

Unless you've been living in a remote cave without access to news (in which case I weep tears of bitter jealousy for your life), you’ve heard of the many reported health and performance benefits of a magical elixir known as “Bulletproof Coffee” AKA Butter Coffee. (It sounds better in Spanish:

Five Cannabis Brands You Should Know

Corporations suck, and so does corporate cannabis. Buy and get high locally with these stellar Oregon brands. 7 Points Oregon Cannabis The first time I heard of a “veganic growing” method, I thought was being punked for an episode of Portlandia. But the choice to forgo all animal products, such as manure or

Illinois Man Sentenced To 4 Years For Cannabis Edibles

An Illinois man is going to jail for four years because he ordered 42 pounds of cannabis-infused edibles from a California dispensary five years ago. Because this is happening so close in relation to Illinois passing legislation to establish a legalized cannabis program starting January 1, 2020, it's been in the

Cannabis Caramel Sauce? Yes Please, Now!

Our Discreet Methods for Cannabis Consumption series continues with a new product that I'm giving fair warning on to you now—this stuff is so good, it would be very, very easy to over-consume it. Then again, one person's over-consumption is another's really fantastic four to six hours, so exercise restraint, or

Know Your Grower: Dirty Arm Farm

Today my holiday series of Discreet Cannabis Consumption looks at a new line of sublingual cannabis tinctures from Dirty Arm Farm, producers of tippy-top-shelf extracts which consistently rank as a favorite of dab connoisseurs. The comprehensive care and quality control standards which has gone into making their brand one of the

Gummies Gonna Getcha: Fox and Friends Spread Idiotic Cannabis Fears

Fox and Friends has a long list of things to fear, including but not limited to: • Anyone with skin that isn't a shade of cottage cheese • Socialists • The LGBTQIA community • Vaginas, and those who own one • Democrats • Truth • Universal healthcare and education • Any holiday that isn't Christmas But much like shooting

“Beyond Buds: Next Generation” Sets The Bar For Cannabis Books

There’s no shortage of books about cannabis, and the groaning, overstuffed top shelf of my ancient IKEA bookcase speaks to that in... volumes. Grow guides, histories of cannabis, reference sources, cookbooks, cannabis spa guides, how-to-roll-a-joint handbooks—when the Great Cascadia Earthquake hits, I will likely die crushed by a quarter ton

Cannabis Deals For Black Friday

A red neon Sale sign is seen in a store window

This week, we gather together to share and express our gratitude—for friends, family, and super-duper low prices on cannabis. This isn't a new thing. In a market where cannabis prices just keep falling, it's hard to imagine that prices can get any lower. But they can, so instead of trampling, pushing, and

Hana Medicinals: Cannabis Infused Drink Powders Are Next Level Options

Three types of a powdered cannabis beverage are laid out on a wooden table.

The holidays are fast approaching, and over the coming weeks I'm going to be looking at cannabis products and tools which may be used for discreet consumption—for a couple reasons. One, because there isn't always a safe space to spark one up when visiting family or in-laws, and two, not having

Eat Cannabis Chocolate To Help Babies In Cages

A selection of different cannabi sinfused chocolate bars are artsy arraigned against a plant as a backdrop

The horrific images of children being taken away from their undocumented parents, assigned numbers, and locked into rows of cages inside of repurposed Walmarts is a new subterranean level of vileness that hasn't been seen in generations. The resulting degree of heartbreak and defeat is nearly immeasurable, leaving good people struggling

Did Cannabis Candies Kill 12 at Coachella? D.A.R.E Got Played And Said So

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So, I know a guy who smoked a joint this one time, and it gave him an erection that lasted, like, 26 hours, and then his penis exploded, and then he died. It's true! I also knew this girl who ate a pot cookie, and it made her pregnant, and then she tried

Cannabis Ice Cream, Meet My Mouth

The logo for Drip Ice Cream

How great is ice cream? "All-the-way great" is the proper answer. What's also great? Cannabis. So what if somebody made ice cream with cannabis in it? What then? Mind your damn hands and fingers if they get in the vicinity of my cannabis ice cream is what. The product of which I speak is called

Two Days At The Oregon Medical Marijuana Business Conference

A black man in a baseball cap holds a lighter up to a glass one hitter

Early on a Sunday morning is hardly the time you want to be standing on a street corner in heavy rain waiting for a BoltBus, but that's where I found myself two weekends ago. I was heading to the Oregon Medical Marijuana Business Conference in Eugene, and my aforementioned status should