Pot Politics 2020: Biden/Harris and cannabis
In part one of my Pot Politics 2020 series, I covered Donald Trump’s unsurprising oscillations on US marijuana policy in recent years. This time, I turn the lens to examine the policies (past, present and future) and the people who are on the Democratic ticket in this election: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. “Architects of […]
Pot Politics 2020 Edition: Trump and cannabis
Listen, I know that marijuana reform is not even close to the top of anyone’s political wishlist for the 2020 election. Which makes sense — in a political climate where every vote cast feels like a vote for critical issues like climate change, economic justice and human rights, who is really thinking about cannabis legalization? […]
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Parenting on Pot: Our expert discusses the risks, rewards and recommendations
Cannabis is used by adults all over the world to take the edge off after a long day, to help ease debilitating medical conditions, or just to relax after putting the kids to bed. A 2017 survey of more than 10,000 cannabis users conducted by California cannabis company Eaze found that 1 in 5 respondents […]
Cannabis and The Movement for Black Lives: The racist roots of the war on weed and the role of the cannabis industry now
“Reefer makes darkies think they’re as good as white men.” So believed Harry Anslinger, founding commissioner of the Bureau of Narcotics and man of many terrible opinions, who did not even attempt to disguise his overt racism while crafting policies specifically meant to punish people of color. Much like policing, it is well known that […]
Namaste High: Try these yoga poses after partaking
Marijuana and yoga. Are these two things be combined or kept separate? Some people say that yoga is a pure practice that should not be tainted by the practitioner being under any kind of influence because it prevents you from achieving Samadhi (the 8th limb of yoga, representing oneness with self and the universe). But […]
Baked!: A list of must-try recipes from our cooking with cannabis experts
Corn, Avocado and Black Bean Salad Vegetables: 2 cups corn (fresh or thawed frozen) 30 cherry tomatoes, cut in half 1 15 oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained 2 avocados, diced 1 red onion, diced ¼ cup cilantro, chopped Dressing: 2 T cannabis infused olive oil 1 lemon, juiced 1 tsp. cumin ½ tsp […]
Yo, It’s Not Stoner Rock Bro: Cold rock a party!
Slightly Stoopid On warm days you can enjoy the stoopid haze on sun-burnt beaches or rocking sweaty bodies at late night house parties. There is nothing stupid about the icky-sticky sound synergy that vibrates through everyday life, everyday people and every instrument of Slightly Stoopid. Hailing from Ocean Beach San Diego, Slightly Stooped can be […]
Green for Your Greens
You don’t have to make friends with your quarantine fifteen, dear readers. Alternate your panicky carb-loading with some greens dressed with just enough green to tamp down your rising anxiety. And if the below recipe doesn’t do it for you, go to motifri.com/cannabisrecipes2020 where you’ll find a killer recipes for canna cupcakes, s’mores bars, pie… […]
What’s Next for Cannabis in Rhode Island?
There are many developments in the coming year in the Rhode Island cannabis industry, which could really shape the local RI economy. There will be an expansion of the number of medical marijuana dispensaries (aka Compassion Centers), rumors of adult use marijuana swirling through the State House, and the hemp industry is growing in new […]