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RECAP: REC Bus Pops Up at SoCal Cannabis Cup

May 26, 2017

From concentrates to cooking to careers to kush, cannabis was the only thing on everyone’s mind the weekend following your favorite cannabis-friendly holiday: 420. On Friday, April 21st, we took the ultimate ride to this year’s SoCal Cannabis Cup in San Bernardino, hosted by High Times. The REC Bus showed up in full force decked out with […]


Bearded by Desire

April 25, 2017

In the annals of history, beards have been associated with confidence, virility, wisdom and defiance—a cross to bear for many who’ve let their razors rust—this writer included. The urge to let the weird out and grow a beard out is hard to overcome. It starts early and festers until the first wisp of a mustache […]


Barebones Cannabis Travel Requires Only Edibles and A Cheap Vape Pen

April 20, 2017

A quick search of The Cannabist for articles containing both the words “airport” and “arrest” yields a handful of posts, yet few (if any) mention the arrest or citation of passengers leaving the Queen City of the Plains with cannabis on their person. While some would assume this means travelers are abiding by federal regulations, […]


“Smoke Some Pot” and Other Sage Sex Advice

April 9, 2017

Despite concerns that Jeff Sessions will shut down big marijuana and the woefully limited research into the relationship between cannabinoids and our brain’s receptors, it seems we’ve entered a period of increased interest in the connection between cannabis and the female orgasm. To give voice to the opinion of many: it’s about goddamn time. One […]


Audio Rewind: ‘Spring Mixtape for Bromance’ from Kaytranada

April 1, 2017

Now that springtime has officially sprung, time to lift yourself off that couch and get out there. If a boost is what you need, look no further than this throwback mix from DJ/producer super-talent Kaytranada. This legendary downtempo hip-hop mix originally dropped in the spring of 2013 for the French label Bromance Records (which recently […]


DO YOU: A Matter of Personal Style

March 25, 2017

My earliest fashion, music and cultural inspirations were taken from the sets of Saved By The Bell, Blossom and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, the pages of Tiger Beat Magazine, WWF (now WWE) and my older-by-18-months brother. Flamboyant urban streetwear and other garish and abrasive styles were a hallmark of my look. One of my […]


What happened to that “three edibles” guy, anyway?

March 17, 2017

When you allow that most folks do not possess a high tolerance for marijuana when consuming it orally, there’s very few activities that sound like they would mix well with three edibles. Twitter is, apparently, not one of them. Just wait – it gets better! But, of course, one does not simply ingest three edibles […]


The Drop: New from Jonwayne – Rap Album Two

March 12, 2017

That’s right, Rap Album Two is officially here: It’s the fresh follow-up to LA rapper-producer Jonwayne’s debut EP from 2013, Rap Album One. To breakthrough all the fuzz and static of the modern music culture is tough enough, but in this second drop, fans can hear the artist grappling with the demons of celebrity, success and […]


High Fashion: Kahush Hemp Bags Now Live on Kickstarter

March 8, 2017

We like to keep our readers in the know about what’s new in high-end hemp fashion. Meet Kahush, a producer of quality hemp bags and cases that are designed to hold up in the great outdoors. They launched last week on Kickstarter. About two years ago, the team behind Kahush had begun researching the best designs […]


A Snob’s Guide to Instagram Tattoo Aggregators

March 1, 2017

The continued expansion of what used to be a “niche” interest has led to an explosion of tattoo aggregator accounts to be perused on Instagram, though most fall short of these quality control requirements: 1)  Rare lapses in editorial judgement 2)  High-quality, well-lit photos of tattoos 3)  All artists are credited, located and linked 4)  Little-to-no […]