The High Holy Daze: Making Cannabis Edibles As Holiday Gifts

A sugar with an airv=brushed image of Chrrist's bloody face

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

Can Cannabis Prevent and/or Treat COVID-19?

A mural of the character Spock from Star Trek has a surgical mask someone has attached which is fluttering in the breeze.

A recent study has many asking if cannabis may be useable in the prevention, treatment, or as a cure for COVID-19. Before anyone gets too excited, let's explore if cannabis is truly a Super Silver Haze bullet against the pandemic. The buzz about this leads back to a study performed

DEA Says Term “Cannabis” Is Out, New Term is “Dinkie Dow”

Dictionary opened up to the word "dictionary"

Hey, you’re cool, right? You have a hip haircut, on-point non-prescription glasses, a wardrobe that’s trailblazing without being too Donner Party, and your apps are all beta. You and your squad are certainly “down” and “woke” about “what” is “up,” and that includes the nicknames you use for cannabis. I mean, there’s “weed,” “cheeba cheeba,” “pot,”

Drive By Truckers: Smoking Out The Set Of A Music Video

The Drive By Truckers stand beneath a freeway overpass playing their instruments

I’ve written before about how my work in the music industry often collides with my work in the wide, wide world of weed, in a service I've deemed "Backstage Budtending". Much of it involves gifting musicians and their crew with cannabis and cannabis-infused products, and sharing what I know about which products

Who Gets High at Work, And On What? Why Your Fast Food Order Is Frequently Wrong.

VIA TREATMENT4ADDICTION.COM (The original title of this was "Baristas and Bumps: The Drugs We Do, by Profession", but because Google is my God, I had to change it. It's my preferred title.) A new study from treatment4addiction.com (did Prince name them? Was "2many8balls4U.org" taken?) examines drug use by profession. According to the

What Does It Costs To Grow Cannabis? Anyone? Bueller?

Man rolling a joint with zig zag papers

I'm starting to think no one likes me. Not uncommon, but still... I've spoken to at least five people, posted on six sites, and sent 10 emails. My only question: "How much does it cost to grow six indoor cannabis plants, from seed or clone, to completion?" That's an important question, because the