The City of Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulation dropped the news on 4/20 that the SEED Grant program is now open for applications. The program is the city’s innovative approach to business development that addresses the injustices of the past “War on Drugs.” 4/20 is the official date when Social Equity Individual Applicants can […]
Dispensary owners and others cite credible sources that cannabis businesses will be targeted while police are distracted this holiday weekend.
Thursday Drop List for June 25, 2020: a list of recent strain releases and fresh drops by favorite brands. Featuring releases by The Fire Society, Cookies, Dr. Greenthumb’s, Minntz, Packwoods, Runtz, LAX Packs, and more.
The California cannabis community mourns the loss of Zourz founder Cookie Boy B.
Los Angeles — Last week California cannabis tradeshow Hall of Flowers announced their “Hall of Flowers Equity Grant,” which offers to “cover the full cost of participation to (5) eligible brands to participate in our new virtual matchmaking platform, ENGAGE,” according the official online application. Applications are due on June 24th for the virtual event, […]
A live benefit event called “I Got 5 On It” scheduled for June 16th will raise funds to “aid in the rebuilding of Bay Area businesses that were damaged during the recent riots and to support the Movement for Black Lives,” according to the official website igot5onit.live. Scheduled for Tupak Shakur’s birthday on 6/16, the […]
Recent drops and new strain releases spotted in the past week. Terpenstein – Guava Lava Out of the Bay area, an official fresh drop of the man Terpenstein‘s Guava Lava x Frosty Flowers rosin has been spotted in the wild. If you’re plugged in look for it. Sourwavez strain Sourwavez has quietly released the official […]
Now that the classic marijuana strains are abundantly available by numerous brands in every weed shop in L.A., smokers are on the lookout for those rare, exotic, and trendy strains. Usually exotics are stronger, which is part of the appeal. But they are also grown by brands that are tapped in to underground urban farmers, […]
Visit Hollyweed launched its website today, timed with the worldwide 4/20/20 celebration. “We hope to grow this into a community hub,” said the site’s editor Dan Wilson. “Eventually we’ll expand our coverage to include all aspects of the people, places, and culture of weed in Los Angeles.” Visit Hollyweed will feature a directory of weed […]
Cannabis has been grown and cultivated in California for hundreds of years. The form of cannabis that is used for fibers, hemp, was grown as early as 1795 at Spanish missions in California. It was most likely brought from the Middle East by the Spanish colonialists. Around the turn of the century, Arab, Armenian, and […]