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  • Behind The Weed Strain: Hell Raiser OG

    Oct 15, 2021, 6:07 am By Dan Vinkovetsky @dannydankoht
    Archive Seed Breeder The Docta crossed OG Rascal’s forum-famous Fire OG with his own Face-Off OG to create a Kush for the ages called Hell Raiser OG. With all of the diesel fuel funk and long-lasting potency punch of the original OG, along with a tendency to…
  • Hall of Flowers makes triumphant return to Sonoma County

    Oct 12, 2021, 8:37 pm By Tom Bowers
    The end of September brought the return of Hall of Flowers to the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa, Calif., and the rebirth of the beloved event felt more like a reunion of old friends than a Cannabis industry event. Beautifully built booths staffed by…
  • Grow Tip: When To Harvest Weed Plants

    Oct 8, 2021, 10:03 am By Dan Vinkovetsky @dannydankoht
    Dear Danny, I have some plants I grew from seed on my roof deck and I don’t really know what to do with them. They’re happy and healthy but I think I’m getting close to the end. The seed pack said 60-day flowering time but I don’t really know what day…
  • The “FedEx” of Cannabis in Washington

    Oct 7, 2021, 7:11 pm By Wes Abney
    As with all the wonderful consumer goods we love, Cannabis is a product and industry-driven by logistics – which is how we can get fresh drops of tasty strains and consistent products on our local dispensary shelves. While we don’t have container ship…
  • Washington’s The Kushery Sticks to its Roots

    Oct 7, 2021, 7:04 pm By Wes Abney
    Washington’s Cannabis market has gone through a lot of change since 2012, and Joshua Shade has been a part of the industry from those early medical collectives and donations to patients and has adapted and thrived in the recreational space where so many MMJ…
  • Why is Hemp in a Pot Mag?

    Oct 7, 2021, 6:56 pm By Jerry Whiting
    This issue is the beginning of my fourth year writing a hemp column for Northwest Leaf. I’ve also been a guest on the Leaf Life podcast three times. Thumbing through a recent issue, I realized that what I write doesn’t stand out because it’s any good. It…
  • Cascade Kropz’s Terrian McNeill

    Oct 7, 2021, 6:54 pm By Mike Ricker
    She’s into nature on a scientific level after studying environmental science in school. Her favorite way to spend free days is foraging for mushrooms – both the medicinal and culinary varieties.  How does Cannabis play a part in your health and wellness?…
  • In Memoriam: Miguel Gonzales

    Oct 7, 2021, 6:50 pm By Seyi Omonira
    David Byrne of Talking Heads once sang in “Once in a Lifetime” – “Time isn’t holding up; time isn’t after us.” While both are true, time suddenly expired at the beginning of September for a young and talented pioneer in Cannabis extraction. …
  • Cannabis City’s SoDo Swagger

    Oct 7, 2021, 6:29 pm By Mike Ricker
    First to Market It’s been a long journey for this operation, after having entered the scene as the first official Cannabis retail store in Washington State back when it all began. Originally located on 4th Avenue in the SoDo district, they‘ve recently made…
  • The Extract Artistry of Jon Falcone

    Oct 5, 2021, 10:20 pm By Max Early
    “I’m originally from Houston, Texas – where I first fell in love with Cannabis. I moved to Burlington, Vermont for my undergraduate degree, where I was able to cultivate Cannabis plants for the first time. After finishing graduate school, I worked at…
  • Meet Oregon’s Expert Pre-Rollers

    Oct 5, 2021, 10:16 pm By Max Early
    For a significant amount of time, Exotic Blendz has been admired and appreciated by the Oregon Cannabis industry for being a leader in the pre-roll game. Since 2018, this family-owned business has been working diligently, continuing to push its brand forward…
  • Inside Rose City Confections

    Oct 5, 2021, 10:08 pm By Seyi Omonira
    Matty Kimber and Christopher “Sleep” Tafoya are familiar with junk food. After touring with their band The Chicharones for years, they’ve constructed plenty of meals with the offerings from a truck stop. Sleep admits his passion for touring was first…
  • Oregon’s Wild West Emporium

    Oct 5, 2021, 5:55 pm By Seyi Omonira
    Wild West Emporium is the epitome of a neighborhood shop. At first glance, it might seem like any other clean dispensary, but it didn’t take long talking with the owners and managers to see what makes this place stand out. Speaking with Lucia Lewis about…
  • Haley Knaub from Earth Air Organics and the Maine Women’s Cannabis Connection

    Oct 5, 2021, 5:45 pm By Charles Taggart
    It was recently reported that women account for over 30 percent of the ownership and upper management in the Cannabis industry – substantially higher than most agricultural industries. As an example, the wine industry is only around eight percent women-owned…
  • Cannabis, Depression, and the Weed Test Guy

    Oct 5, 2021, 5:40 pm By Max Early
    Can you tell us a bit about yourself? I’m 34 years old and an official Florida Man. It’s funny that most people in Oregon know me by my Instagram pseudonym: Weed Test Guy. This is where I do top-shelf Cannabis reviews that, at times, hurt feelings. I’m…
  • Green Ridge Apothecary’s Michael Adamson

    Oct 5, 2021, 5:19 pm By Max Early
    “From a young age, I have always taken care of people,” says Budtender of the Month Michael Adamson. “I was raised in Sheridan, Oregon around the funeral industry. So I saw a lot of loss due to alcoholism and drug abuse. What affected me most was seeing…
  • Oregon’s Derby Farms

    Oct 5, 2021, 4:59 pm By Max Early
    Positioned in the beautiful rolling hills of Newberg, Oregon, resides one of the cleanest grow facilities we have had the pleasure of checking out recently: Derby’s Farm. Director of Operations Noah Bustos and Director of Cultivation Jeromy Bruce first met…
  • Meet Natural Roots Extracts’ Joseph Kringer

    Oct 5, 2021, 4:49 pm By Max Early
    Meet Joseph Kringer, Owner and Operator of the fabulous Natural Roots Extracts. This man of the family values his time at home with his incredibly supportive wife and amazing soon-to-be one-year-old daughter, giving him a ton of motivation to create an…
  • How Daniel Simmonds Fought Back Against Depression

    Oct 4, 2021, 4:41 pm By Baxsen Paine
    “If I wasn’t such a coward, I wouldn’t be here today; I would’ve given up long ago,” Daniel Simmonds said. The Toronto-born, Florida-raised warrior spent 13 years in the dark battling what doctors labeled treatment-resistant major depressive…
  • Cannabis and Music

    Oct 4, 2021, 4:30 pm By Baxsen Paine
    Art is pain. And so is life.  The process by which Louis Cooper Machado takes the latter and turns it into the former involves a lot of Cannabis flower. “I feel like with Cannabis and music, there’s a synergy,” said the 26-year-old, who goes by the…

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