Think you know edibles? Save that weed gummy for a rainy day, because the current trend in cannabis-infused food is high-end and experimental. THC and CBD is popping up in everything from curated multi-course gourmet meals (vitello tonnato with THC, anyone?), to olive oil, to activated ganache-filled chocolate cubes.
Rich in vitamins and essential fatty acids, CBD is the latest buzz-worthy ingredient in beauty and skincare products and regimens. From Milk Makeup’s cannabinoid-infused mascara and brow gel, to Evio Beauty Group’s recent announcement of a strategic partnership with Aurora Cannabis, weed is ready to take over prime shelf space in the beauty world.
Ahead of Karezza’s exclusive showcase at 99 High Tide Collective on July 20, we talked to the dispensary’s general manager about the changing landscape of cannabis, and about its deep, authentic roots in California.
Repeat after us: Thou shall be a big fan of tops (i.e. our new nickname for topicals). It’s time to rub, rub, rub it in, and try the world of cannabis-infused lotions, balms, oils, and more. Topicals are great for pain relief, inflammation, and overall wellness, and can help you feel as good as new, so you can pursue life as an actual top…or bottom. You do you!
The Cannabiz is booming, and the spotlight (unfortunately) tends to shine mostly on white, cisgendered people. The parallels, however, between the LGBTQ+ and cannabis communities are historically strong, so queer folks in the business are reclaiming space and making a name for themselves.
THC, CBD … WTF? If you’re heading to Lift & Co. Expo in Toronto, and need a refresher (or a whole breakdown) of some of the most common cannabis industry vocabulary, you’ve come to the right place.
You’ve had a tough workout. You’ve pushed limits. What are you going to turn to for recovery and pain management? The latest buzz is for CBD, with its antioxidant and neuroprotective properties. Many even say that with enough research, it could become an essential part of a healthy lifestyle.
Advocates for cannabis-fueled sexytimes shout it from the rooftops: The plant can help you shake inhibitions, get out of your head, and maintain a connection like never before. Find the right strain for you, your partner, and your sexual style, and expect the sparks to fly.
Attitudes on cannabis have taken a radical shift in recent years, with everyday people overwhelmingly supporting legalization, and even consuming marijuana themselves. Attitudes towards cannabis have changed dramatically to the point where you can get cannabis online.
Weed for wellness can be your new favorite self-care step. Once you get past the myth that cannabis will render you completely couch-bound, you’ll find the plant can take your favorite relaxation activity to new heights.
Thanks to decades of negative connotations, cannabis use still carries a pesky, lingering stigma. More and more, however, successful users (and straight-up science) are speaking up and winning out over stereotypes.