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Canadian Strain Highlights the Dealer's Dilemma in the Legalization Age

By David Silverberg
What was the last film you saw that accurately portrayed the cannabis culture and didn’t veer into the easy stoner stereotypes Hollywood adores so deeply? Does nothing come to mind? Enter Canadian Strain, an upcoming indie film taking place in Toronto, where a dealer named Anne...
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James Oleson on Carving Out Artisan Buds

By David Silverberg
When you first look at one of James Oleson’s Incredibuds, you might want to smell it… maybe even grind it, roll it up and smoke it. But you won’t be able to because these cannabis sculptures don’t contain any tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Instead, they sport cartoon-like faces, and...
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Glass Artist Brian Owoc on Making Donut Pipes

By David Silverberg
Twenty years ago, Brian Owoc was slipping sugared dough into oil at Dunkin' Donuts in Portland, Maine. At the time, he didn't know this pedestrian task would propel him into a career as a glassblower specializing in donut bongs, pipes and pendants. "I loved making donuts," recalls Owoc. "It...
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Weed + Grub: The Podcast on Food, Sex and Cannabis

By David Silverberg
In the brave new world of "potcasting," the best on-air personalities are the ones who can entertain listeners while also educating them on the many nuances of cannabis culture. That’s why Weed + Grub, an L.A. podcast that launched in April, is winning over fans. Hosts Mike Glazer and...
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Tony Greenhand Is the World's Most In-Demand Joint Roller

By David Silverberg
You probably know someone who’s told you, “I roll the best joints in the world, man.” Oh really? Then that braggart has never met Tony Greenhand. The Oregon cannabis enthusiast is known as one of the best and most creative joint creators in the world, but don’t take his word...
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The Most Laughable Anti-Cannabis PSAs of All Time

By David Silverberg
Few pieces of filmmaking are as divorced from reality as anti-cannabis PSAs. Ever since the reefer madness of the 1930s, the U.S. has been making cringeworthy ads that do little more than showcase a glib understanding of cannabis culture and peer pressure. This obtuse thinking was...
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What Humboldt County Can Learn from the Wine Industry

By David Silverberg
Sean Stamm has been farming cannabis in Humboldt County since he was a teen, thanks to a family farm passed down from one generation to the next. Now the president of Southern Humboldt Royal Cannabis Company (SoHum RC) sees a major challenge for him and his fellow cannabis farmers in...
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Glass Artist Sibelle Yuksek Celebrates the Female Form

By David Silverberg
What do yoga poses, Major from the anime show Ghost in the Shell and cannabis have in common? Welcome to the world of Sibelle Yuksek, an L.A. glasswork artist who has been turning cannabis heads with her stunning pipes featuring nude women in positions you normally don’t see...