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Strain Reviews: Pootie-Tang

Starbuds’ Pootie-Tang   What we enjoyed: too cool for words; looks like someone left it in a freezer for a month; might help you earn an advanced degree (upon completion of pre-requisites)   We have had a gloriously busy day. After an early morning flight, our first trip to a legal cannabis shop as a […]

Edibles Review: Sweet Grass Kitchen Pumpkin Pie

*Edibles Disclaimer: Eating too much cannabis can be a terrifying experience. If you are new to edibles please proceed with caution. Ten milligrams, taken in a safe, comfortable location, around people you trust, is a good rule for beginners. It’s better to feel too little than too much. Start low and go slow, as they […]

Finding Balance at iVita Wellness

iVita Wellness Pearl 1660 Pearl Street, Denver, CO 80203 www.ivitawellness.com   Why you should go: great, walkable neighborhood, lots of things to do nearby, many recommendations from the staff on which of those things you must check out; extremely eager, informative, chatty, enthusiastic, ambassador-for-Denver-type service; variety of edibles and drinks iVita was the closest recreational […]

Grownups Book Review Club: Ban en Banlieue

“Do you understand? Are you open: to receiving it: into your own hands? The book chooses you as its reader, and not the other way around. This is not about picking something up and figuring out whether you like it or not. This is not about taste.” –Bhanu Kapil, jackkerouacispunjabi.blogspot.com, 3/16/15     3/5: What […]

Strain Reviews: Orange Sour Dub

Mindful’s Orange Sour Dub   What we enjoyed: smells like Chinese food; made everything powerfully hilarious; the right combination of uplifting and relaxing; perfect for an afternoon with friends.     The train from Schiphol Amsterdam Airport to central station takes about 20 minutes. It always felt like a lot longer than that. Recalibrating from […]

Music and Marijuana: A Custom Hybrid for Sleater-Kinney

No Cities to Love Tour comes to the 9:30 Club and NPR brings the show to your living room One of the major highlights of 2015 so far has been the release of Sleater-Kinney’s eighth album, No Cities to Love, after their nine-year hiatus. If you have not yet heard it, stop reading right now […]

Strain Reviews: Face Off OG BX2

Pink House’s Face Off OG BX 2 (Archive Seed Bank)   What we enjoyed: A unique smell and taste among the OG strains, incredible pain relief capabilities*, makes airport travel seem effortless*.   *statements not evaluated by anyone other than me. Maybe Jenn.       My stomach hurts.   Not right now really. For […]

Gordon Matta-Clark, Three Ways

An examination of an artist / anarchitect in three different settings.   Bingo at the MoMA     His accent is Italian, his tone bewildered incredulous. What is this? Why is it here? He owns several properties. Some of them have these kinds of window frames, and they are torture to work with. Impossible.     […]

Features

High Need Parenting: Real Drug Talk

  Most of the stuff that parades as drug education in this country is just rubbish with no foundation in evidence. – Dr. Carl Hart     With legalization of adult-use cannabis in Oregon earlier this month, families in that state and elsewhere are strategizing ways to broach the topic with their children. We at […]

How to Consume Cannabis Properly at a Concert

  Live music is community. It’s “the record of an event,” a chance for us all to be together in one place, listening to the same sounds, breathing in the shared air, and creating an instantaneous neighborhood of commonality and diversity. The members of Weekend Review Kit have been going to summer concerts in the […]

The Future of Legalization: Give It Up, Oregon

  Making friends in Oregon just got a lot easier. As of midnight on July 1 anyone in Oregon can possess up to an ounce of cannabis in public while hoarding up to eight ounces inside their homes. It is still very much illegal to consume cannabis in public, and that includes your front porch […]

Sweet Grass Kitchen Sets the Standard

  The wild popularity of edibles has been one of the biggest surprises in the new cannabis economy. An appealing alternative to smoking for medical patients and social users alike, this category accounted for 45 percent of the recreational marketplace in Colorado in 2014. At the same time, edibles have gotten a bad wrap. Between […]

High Tea Honors Mothers of a Movement

  Women of cannabis have been getting a lot of attention lately, and rightly so. Leaders in many arenas, from activism and education to business and politics, they’re setting the tone for a new industry and igniting a conversation that’s pulling in voices you might not expect to hear in the cannabis space. Due in […]

Right Livelihood: Bay Area Remedies’ Medical Cannabis Aspirations

      It’s a strange, uncertain time for cannabis. While Colorado receives national attention for its robust medical and recreational marijuana markets, many places on the East Coast are still trying to open their first dispensaries. Following the passage of an actual workable medical cannabis law last year, Maryland is set to issue licenses […]

Cannabias & Other Obstacles to Diversity: A Conversation with Betty Aldworth

  Last week we brought you the first part of our two-part interview with Betty Aldworth, Executive Director of Students for Sensible Drug Policy. In part two, we talk with Betty about cannabias, diversity in the emerging industry, the baggage of the drug war, and how organizations like SSDP and Women Grow can help promote […]

WRK Poets: Maria Williams-Russell

April and However Long After by Maria Williams-Russell   I have been watching you spread a small wind over the table setting the table with ghost forks, transparent plates what will we eat I wonder   Upstairs you slip under the covers of my bed the sheets float and settle over the mound of you […]