While the marijuana industry witnessed its share of industrial growth mixed with political chaos over the past 12 months, it also produced some noteworthy research on the plant’s mysterious compounds. As the global community collectively prepares to say goodbye to 2017 late Sunday evening, and welcome the New Year early Monday morning, we’ve scoured the…

By Dr. Franjo Grotenhermen Dear Rick Simpson, You are probably the most well-known personality when it comes to the medical use of cannabis by cancer patients. Many desperate individuals, suffering from cancer and other serious maladies, put their trust in you and place great hope in your advice. You are aware of this responsibility when you…

By Fred Gardner On New Year’s Eve, NBC San Francisco will air a documentary that gives activist Pebbles Trippet proper credit for advancing the movement to legalize marijuana. Peter Coyote narrates the 45-minute video, which uses the Ken Burns template of integrated interviews, still photos, and spoken commentary. This is must-see TV. Pebbles Trippet Coyote:…

Strain Overview The Scoop: A galactic hero in the cannabis universe, Jedi Kush was first cultivated by the skilled botanists at Cali Connection. Creating an unlikely alliance between the Death Star (Sensi Star x Sour Diesel) strain and SFV OG Kush — Jedi Kush provides a delicately balanced hybrid that allows the creative “Force” to…

After all the Christmas and Hanukkah gifts have been exchanged for things you actually wanted, it’s time to quickly move on to more important endeavors such as narrowing down which “new year, new me” goals you’re going to post on Facebook. Our ancestors once referred to this process as “making New Year’s resolutions.” But this…