Hanging with My New Buddies on My First Day of Work

What’s a Colorado Grow Assistant Do On-the-Job?

I finally landed a job that I love in the MMJ industry, so I couldn’t help but give you all a little glimpse into what I do at work.  All dispensary grow rooms are going to be different, and each grow assistant will probably have different tasks to do each day, but here’s what it’s […]

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No Surge in Cannabis Tourism to Washington, Yet

When Colorado re-legalized there was a distinct bump in tourism.  That has yet to happen in Washington.  Here’s more:   The travel website Hopper analyzed billions of online search queries from consumers looking to book trips. It found that searches for travel to Seattle fell about 2% in the week after the first recreational stores […]

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“Leafly” Runs Full Page Ad In NYTimes

Just a few days ago the New York Times called for an end to cannabis prohibition.  They followed that up with a full page ad from mmj resource “Leafly.”   The New York Times had its first-ever full-page marijuana-related ad run on the heels of its editorial board calling for the drug’s legalization. The ad, […]

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Why Say “Cannabis,” Not “Marijuana”

There is a discussion amongst our brethren about whether we should be saying, “cannabis” or “marijuana.”  The “cannabis” school of thought gets a fair amount of ink, so here’s a short bit from someone on the “marijuana” side.   This writer argues that the industry should embrace the term “marijuana.” With due respect to these […]

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HMJ Classics: The Great Strains — Blueberry

[Originally a post in a series called "The Great Strains"]   Let’s explore one of the great cannabis strains, DJ Short’s “Blueberry.” Whether directly consumed or used as breeding material, Blueberry is a strain that does not disappoint. “The history of the strain takes us back to the West Coast of the United States sometime […]

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HMJ FunHouse: Music Back When Cannabis Was Legal

Before 1937 cannabis was legal in  most parts of the nation (there were a few local ordinances banning herb).  If you knew where to look there was a vibrant cannabis culture populated by pot smokers called “vipers.”  Here’s some of the music from those pre-1937 days.  Enjoy.   You’re a Viper (The Reefer Song) – […]

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4:20 Flick: Cop Tasers Himself

4:20 Flick: Cop Tasers Himself

Dumbass Texan Cop. Everyday at 4:20 pm EST, there will be a new random funny video for you to smoke and laugh at. If you have a funny video that should be a 4:20 Flick, hit me up with it on twitter or send me an email at lenny@hailmaryjane.com.

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Salty v. Sweet: What’s Your Preference?

Here’s an interesting story about edible products and whether “savory” can take a place beside “sweet” on the grocer’s shelf.  Tasty.   Colorado’s medical marijuana market featured pasta sauces and even pizza during the industry’s early days in 2010. But as the state’s regulatory bodies gained power over the industry, these products quickly went away. […]

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Breaking Badge

Bad cop story out of Washington.    As required by the City of Seattle, the SPD recently published its first biannual report relating to marijuana enforcement. The report is designed to provide another level of oversight for marijuana enforcement in our city and flag anomalies or outliers in enforcement. When reviewing data captured for this […]

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#WakeAndBake – 8/1/14

Todays #WakeAndBake is a special one because it is my one! Today I am not exactly baking but I will be baked. The homies from Compassion Edibles in California. You check out more info from them here. You can also follow them on instagram or like them on facebook if that’s your thing. Until then […]

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