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 […]

Thanksgiving Cannabis Carrot Cake

  I don’t remember when it became our tradition to make this carrot cake each Thanksgiving. It’s not really a Thanksgiving dessert; my mom got the recipe from a friend when I was a kid and made it every now and then, on special occasions, and it was always a hit. As a child, of […]

Functioning Member: A Day at the Museum

  It’s Thanksgiving Week. If you’re lucky you’ve got some free time, but it might be tricky to figure out what to do with it in the midst of any number of the following: lingering houseguests, non-preferred family members, excruciating traffic, uncomfortable guest room futons, and tense conversations about current events. With recent colder temperatures […]

Update: Colorado Health Officials Drop Plan to Ban Edibles

    After sending the legal cannabis industry into a frenzy earlier in the week, Colorado’s health department quickly abandoned its recommendation to prohibit the sale of most marijuana-infused edibles because the proposal was likely unconstitutional. Oh, and because edibles comprise about 45 percent of recreational cannabis sales, and that’s a whole lot of money.   For more details, see John […]

Keep Your Kid Out of My Stash

    Health officials in Colorado are looking to ban cannabis-infused edibles such as brownies, cookies, and most candies because they are “naturally attractive to children,” according to a recommendation to marijuana regulators from the state’s Department of Public Health and Environment. The Health Department claims many edibles violate laws that prevent the marketing of marijuana to children.   If […]