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  • Haze for Daze with Buds and SUCH

    Wed 6:54am By Gilbert Gjersvik
    I got off the L Train at Brooklyn’s Broadway Junction station the day after New York state’s first legal Cannabis dispensary opened at 4:20 p.m., just across the East River in Manhattan. I was there to meet a graffiti artist who goes by the tag SUCH, and…
  • Taste-making at the crossroads of culture and Cannabis

    Wed 6:54am By Matt Jackson
    Defining Cannabis culture can be difficult. As the plant continues gaining acceptance, new crowds discover weed every day, moving the goalposts as we fold into one big, ever-growing hashball. What was once an isolated subculture now bubbles into every corner…
  • Recipes For the Love of Chocolate

    Wed 6:53am By Mike Gianakos
    Does chocolate make you happy? Wait, let me answer that: Yes, it actually does. Dark chocolate has significant health benefits, both mental and physical. In fact, the darker the better is a significant source of antioxidants and lowers blood pressure.…
  • Cannthropology – The Beatles and Bob Dylan

    Wed 6:53am By Bobby Black
    It’s one of the most legendary seshes in history: the night that Bob Dylan got The Beatles stoned for the first time and changed the course of their career – and by extension, popular music – forever. Here’s how that historic encounter allegedly went…
  • Juan Cruzaley – Anchorage’s Best Budtender

    Wed 6:53am By Alaska Leaf Staff
    As the uncertainty of 2020 COVID shutdowns gripped Anchorage, Juan Cruzaley found comfort in the “essential” industry of Cannabis. Now in his third year as a budtender with Uncle Herb’s, Cruzaley had found his stride at the company’s Boniface location.…
  • Exploring The Hash Frontier Gardens

    Wed 6:52am By Alaska Leaf Staff
    Surrounded by trees and secluded from the main roads, Dana and Joe Giliam’s Wasilla home looks like any other dwelling in the area. But as you approach the house, a familiar earthy scent smacks you in the face, and it’s abundantly clear that the Giliams…
  • Message in a Box – Exclusive Interview with Box Brown

    Wed 6:49am By Tom Bowers
    Brian “Box” Brown wants to change the face of the regulated Cannabis industry. But the Philadelphia artist isn’t trying to accomplish that goal by running for office or starting a CannaPac – he’s using the power of the comic strip. Coming up in the…
  • Still Smokin’ – The Rebirth of Cheech and Chong

    Wed 6:49am By Bobby Black
    Long before Harold and Kumar, Jay and Silent Bob or Beavis and Butt-Head … before “Friday” or “How High,” “Half Baked” or “Pineapple Express” – there were the founding fathers of Cannabis comedy: Cheech and Chong. In a series of irreverent…
  • Hitting the High Notes – Music and Cannabis

    Wed 6:49am By Amanda Day
    Musicians have been humming a melody to Mary since someone strummed the first guitar. But these days, a shifting legal landscape means artists can make money getting loud in more ways than one. A bounty of branding opportunities brought a wave of…
  • Budtender Tierre Thomas Jr. of Panacea Wellness

    Wed 6:44am By Wyatt Early
    Tierre grew up in a military family, starting elementary school in Germany without speaking a lick of the local language. Returning to the states in first grade, he moved around the country a lot and bounced between his mom and dad following their divorce. He…
  • Top of the Terps with Turtle Hermit

    Wed 6:43am By Matt Jackson
    Somewhere in California, deep in the Emerald Triangle, there’s a yearly competition inviting only the best growers and hash makers to battle in an all-day grudge match for the title of Ego Clash champion. This private event is regarded as one of the most…
  • Chris Manley Discovered Profound Pain Relief as a Pot Patient

    Wed 6:43am By Baxsen Paine
    The United States has seen a 250-percent increase in single-family households over the last 50 years. Eighty-six percent of those homes are run by single mothers. And while the perception about single fathers is that they’re a rarity, the truth is that over…
  • Follow the Science – Farai Madziva from Curio Wellness

    Wed 6:43am By Baxsen Paine
    As the fight for country-wide legalization of Cannabis continues, the advancement of political policies inside the United States has sent ripples across the world. Where the red tape of bureaucracies once restricted studies of the plant, collaborations such as…
  • Inside The Curaleaf Cannabis Shop in Frederick

    Wed 6:42am By Wyatt Early
    The newest Curaleaf in Maryland is located in Frederick – but they have some longtime industry employees holding down the fort and bringing the company vision to life. During my visit, I met Sales Lead Colleen Katz, Inventory Manager Samantha Ovington, and…
  • Budtender Jackson Keahikama’ehu from Apex Cannabis

    Wed 6:42am By Mike Gianakos
    This month, we’re chatting with Jackson from Apex Cannabis out in Moses Lake – a standout dispensary with a sleek design and sizable menu – situated just a few blocks back from the picturesque waterfront. You won’t want to miss stopping by this shop if…
  • Connoisseur’s Corner – Solventless Hash Rosin

    Wed 6:41am By Mike Gianakos
    We’d like to welcome you to the Connoisseur’s Corner, a new column here at Northwest Leaf! For those times you’re celebrating or for occasions when you just want to toke on something special, you’ll definitely want to check out this column featuring…
  • Cannabis in Culture – Highlighting Washington Artists

    Wed 6:41am By Mike Gianakos
    The culture of Cannabis has been colliding with the arts for quite some time. Whether it’s through fashion, music or design, pot is more prominent than ever in modern, mainstream pop culture nationwide – and especially here in the ultra-heady PNW.  For…
  • The Outpost

    Wed 6:39am By Bobby Black
    Located in an unassuming business park in the Bellevue neighborhood of Santa Rosa, The Outpost is a clean and classy little pot shop that specializes in quality flower and solventless concentrates. First opened in April 2021, it’s one of Sonoma County’s…
  • Shop Review – The Herbery

    Wed 6:38am By Mike Ricker
    Fresh Ingredients What literally started as a “pipe” dream has evolved into a heartfelt story of the American dream. A young Mike McCoy, who is now the purchaser for all five stores, sold the concept of taking his growing skills into the rec market to some…
  • Bartender-Turned-Budtender Adam Farrell

    Wed 6:37am By Mike Gianakos
    In April 2017, Adam Farrell moved from California to Oregon. Just a month later, he found himself immersed in the new and ever-evolving industry of recreational Cannabis – where this bartender-turned-budtender was excited to play a role in the developing…

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