Posts by Aleza Freeman

Is Vaping Even Safe?

A Scientist Answers Some of Your Questions About Vaping Questions about vaping are rampant these days. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed 380 cases of lung illness and six deaths linked to vaping nicotine and/or Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) nationwide, including one in Southern California. The CDC warns simply don’t vape. And if…
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Have An Easy, Breezy Summer With Homegrown Cannabis Products

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monk summer cannabis products
Summertime and the livin’ is easy (as composer George Gershwin first wrote in 1934). His words are truer today as legal cannabis in California sprouts new homegrown cannabis products. Some of these California-born creations may ease your life this summer. From cannabinoid-infused topical skincare to sun-grown Southern California flower, here are a handful of local…
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Female Filmmaker Sparks Conversation On Women And Weed

Filmmaker Windy Borman grew up with a negative perception of cannabis. She labeled pot smokers at school as “stoner dudes,” under-achievers who often skipped class and usually smelled like a skunk. “That ‘I don’t care’ mentality just didn’t jibe with me,” recalls the award-winning director and producer. “It wasn’t very inviting.” When she started interviewing…
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LA Lights Up Cannabis Dining With Pop-Up Events

Cannabis pop-ups are popping up throughout California. Many of the state’s most talented chefs are jumping on the weed-infused (or paired) dinner bandwagon, offering pop-up meals that bridge the cannabis and culinary worlds. Here are a few pop-up providers that have the community buzzing. PopCultivate We all have a story (or we’ve heard one) about…
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50 Strains of Green

How much do you really know about the cultivar you claim to love? Carolyn White has a reality check for cannabis consumers. The names you know for the strains you love, like Sour Diesel or OG Kush, are unsubstantiated street names for varieties that were secretly bred and traded for 50 years. And now that…
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Aloft Magazine’s Top 50 Strains of Green

The accuracy of cannabis strain names raises questions from industry experts (see 50 Strains of Green). Still, consumers continue to have favorites, without all the facts. These are the 50 most popular strains of cannabis in California as of March, according to leafly.com. Blue Dream Sour Diesel GSC Green Crack OG Kush Granddaddy Purple Original…
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