From Grilled Cheese to Cannabis As Living Medicine
  • From Grilled Cheese to Cannabis As Living Medicine

    April 20, 2016

    From Grilled Cheese to Cannabis As Living Medicine Get Melted received significant press and coasted along for a while and then like a caterpillar into a butterfly, it somehow edged out the grilled cheese portion of its business to become a full-fledged medical marijuana dispensary called C.A.L.M … Read more on Marijuana.com (blog)

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    Vancouver: Buying Medical Marijuana from a Vending Machine

    April 10, 2016

    Add me on Snapchat! JAYURBZZ So Vancouver’s down, man. This place has got its own vending machine for herb, with grams as low as . After that, I take a nice bike ride through the rain and talk to anti-abortion protesters and a pretty young woman in the waiting room of another dispensary. Check out […]

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    Ryan Douglas from Tweed on what it takes to grow Cannabis on a large scale

    October 29, 2015

    Ryan Douglas oversees over 30,000 sq. ft. of commercial cannabis production space inside the retrofitted 470,000 sq ft former Hershey factory. Tweed is, of course, the well-known medical cannabis producer inside the small town of Smith Falls, Ontario, about an hour southwest of Ottawa. Initially licensed for the production and sale of cannabis in November of […]

  • What Canada could learn from Oregon’s approach to regulating legal marijuana

    October 27, 2015

    As Canada begins the long conversation of how to regulate legal marijuana for adult use in Canada, various US states like Colorado or Washington often get mentioned as templates to follow or learn from. One not mentioned quite as often is Oregon, who also recently regulated legal marijuana for adult recreational use after over a decade […]

  • Positive Signs from the Front Lines of Health Canada’s MMPR Licensing

    October 26, 2015

    The period leading up to the recent federal election has held signs of renewed optimism for many current and aspiring MMPR applicants after a period of relative inactivity on the licensing front. In typical fashion, these positive signs of change cannot be discerned via communication from the regulator.  Instead, as has become customary with everything MMPR, […]

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    Helping patients from the outside and within

    October 5, 2015

    Things are still moving pretty quickly around here. I’ve been thinking a lot about the people who have been a part of the cannabis industry since it was more just a grassroots movement. With the MMPR fully in play, we are seeing MMAR growers become “master growers”, and in other cases, we are seeing the […]

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    From percolation and infusion to CO2, sifting and pressing: An Extract Primer

    September 29, 2015

    With the steamrolling legalization effort of Cannabis sativa, there have been a lot of discussion toward the production of extracts. Here is a little primer of what’s what in the marvelous world of extract production. Each of those will be the focus of a small post with more information. Solvent extraction First some basic information. Solvents have […]

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    From percolation and infusion to CO2, sifting and pressing: An Extract Primer

    September 22, 2015

    With the steamrolling legalization effort of Cannabis sativa, there have been a lot of discussion toward the production of extracts. Here is a little primer of what’s what in the marvelous world of extract production. Each of those will be the focus of a small post with more information. Solvent extraction First some basic information. Solvents have […]