Weed Porn: The Grow Off Awards Colorado's Top MMJ Growers
Forty teams of medical marijuana growers put themselves to the test in the Grow Off, a competition that gives commercial marijuana cultivations the same genetics and then tests their harvests for potency, terpenes and yield. And now we know the results.... READ MORE
The Best Cannabis Edibles for 2018
Since the 1960s, the standard “pot brownie” was the hallmark of the cannabis edible. While brownies are still token finds in cannabis dispensaries and other access points, the world of edibles has taken on new dimensions in the modern era.... READ MORE
Less is More: The Lowdown on Microdosing Cannabis
There’s a new golden rule taking over the world of cannabis: less is more. That’s right, newcomers and seasoned cannasseurs alike are discovering ways to reap the benefits without the buzz. Such benefits are ranging from help with pain, anxiety, and sleep to creativity, focus, and more. And with it, experts are calling microdosing the ‘future of marijuana.’... READ MORE
Weed pumpkin pie, it exists. Happy Thanksgiving.
A self-proclaimed "small-batch bakery," Sweet Grass Kitchen creates and distributes both recreational and medicinal cannabis-infused edibles to over 300 cannabis stores throughout Colorado...READ MORE
But smoking marijuana and consuming a THC-infused edible create two vastly different experiences. So when the state legalized recreational marijuana, allowing any adult over the age of 21 years to purchase cannabis products, guidelines for edibles consumption needed to be put in place... READ MORE
Weed pies that get you baked, not burned.
Not content to simply make amazing cannabis edibles, Sweet Grass Kitchen produces baked goods that could hold their own at most farmer’s markets. Their pumpkin pie is dense but not dry, with a rich, smooth, well-seasoned filling surrounded by just the right amount of salty, crumbly crust. Cannabis pairs nicely with desserts that balance the savory and the sweet, and the textures and tastes in this one contrast wonderfully. Sweet Grass Kitchen’s Pumpkin Pie blends all those flavors .... READ MORE
Social Media Climbing
Here’s a short list of cannabis industry social media movers that are doing something right, judging by analytic platforms like Klout and BuzzSumo. Several will already seem familiar, precisely because they have established broad platforms to raise awareness about themselves and legal cannabis. They are businesses, advocates, media outlets, and influencers.
If you’re following cannabis, you might want to add these accounts to your stream..... READ MORE
How Sweet Grass Kitchen Grew from a Tiny Trailer to an Edible Empire
In many ways, Julie Berliner got her start in the same way many bootstrapped entrepreneurs do: in her kitchen, armed with with a great chocolate chip cookie recipe, about $1250 to invest in her business, and a dream. Unlike most entrepreneurs, Berliner’s goal was for her company, Sweet Grass Kitchen, to become one of the largest marijuana edible brands in Colorado. Now, with 23 employees and the company’s products sold in 300 stores throughout the state, Berliner reflects on her humble beginnings in 2009..... READ MORE
While smoking has always been a staple of cannabis consumption, the modern consumer will prefer to eat their THC. Artisan confections allow for a discreet, delicious and holistic consumption experience. The effects from a cannabis edible will last longer as well – no need to consume more, from dinner through the after-party... READ MORE
How weed is being embraced by women and the wellness movement
Branding cannabis for women has involved introducing the idea of connoisseurship and personal betterment. Like wine or coffee or even blends of teas or essential oils, different strains of cannabis can have varied effects on the user. Growers have become more sophisticated and are able to refine the amount of the six cannabinoids present in cannabis, resulting in strains with discrete benefits. For example, everyone who has heard of Cheech and Chong knows... READ MORE - SELF Magazine
Colorado's edible pot brownies about to get weaker as a new labeling system is going into effect on marijuana food.
Alarmed by booming sales of highly potent edible marijuana products, Colorado regulators have drafted an emergency rule making it easier for new users to tell how much pot they're eating.
The result? Weaker pot brownies and cookies on store shelves, and new packaging requirements... READ MORE
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The Lowdown on Low-Dose Edibles
Microdose infused products grow in popularity as manufacturers cater to consumers looking for a smaller hit of THC..... READ MORE
The Guide to Eating and Drinking on 4/20
From coffee shops brewing CBD-infused cups and breweries pouring hemp IPAs to sushi and joint-rolling classes and staycation bud and breakfasts, Colorado has it all. Here are nine food and drink-driven hot spots for 4/20 adventurers looking to eat, drink, and indulge in all of Colorado’s legal cannabis goodness..... READ MORE