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Social equity efforts growing nationwide

In Washington state, and across the nation, discussions about social equity have been amplified. Although Washington was one of the first states to allow for legal adult use, social equity was not included in the initial legislation, which makes implementation of any social equity program more difficult.

Stain of the Month: Mac and Cheese

The sales rep for Cedar Creek Cannabis, Mario Gallegos, recently gave me a list of four strains he recommended. He also suggested that my best chance of finding a good selection was at one of the Lovely Buds stores in Spokane.

LCB shuts down lab

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 21, 2021

CENTRALIA – The Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board suspended Praxis Laboratory in December, claiming the lab falsified data and then tried to destroy evidence.

Is CBG the new CBD?

For the past few years, it seemed like everyone has been talking about CBD, or cannabidiol, which is a non-intoxicating element in the cannabis plant that has many medical applications.

Strain of the Month: Sunset Sherbet

If you are over 40, there is a good chance that you recall a time when nearly all of our waking hours weren’t taken up by some type of electronic device. If a remnant of that memory remains, it might seem like a time of more imagination and reflection when “turning on” had nothing to do with pressing a button.

Cannabis research focuses on harm, not benefits

One of the most confounding aspects about the federal government’s ongoing war on drugs is the continued classification of cannabis among what are known as Schedule 1 drugs. That means that cannabis – which is now legal either for medical or recreational use in some 36 states – is considered by federal authorities to be roughly as harmful as heroin, LSD, Ecstasy, Quaalude and peyote.