WeedStream Cultural Blog: GanjAmerica

WeedStream Cultural Blog: GanjAmerica

Good times are ahead in the ganja business as more and more states begin to consider legalizing different aspects of that special herb, such...

Music. It surrounds us, it inspires us, it moves us – and it helps your weed plants grow. Before you disregard this as some crazy hippy banter, hear me out.

A walk down Colfax, through Capitol Hill and toward Civic Center Park, is on any day, interesting to say the least. This has been my neighborhood my entire life, so sometimes I’m guilty of taking it for granted, failing to appreciate its personality, its resident characters, its sketchiness and its distinctiveness (it's just not the same since the city shut down the 7-11 on 13th and Pennsylvania though...).

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'Make way for the positive day.'" That's what Bob used to say and soon you might be able to do it with a blend bearing his name. Marley's widow Rita Marley and children Cedella and Rohan have teamed up with Privateer Holdings, a private equity group specializing in the legal marijuana market, to exclusively mass-produce "heirloom Jamaican cannabis strains", the same kind he smoked himself.

Before venturing out to your favorite dispensary, better head to the bank first. Shop owners got a warning in January from Meta Bank in South Dakota, that ATM providers with machines in marijuana shops were in violation of federal banking laws.

Denver’s Westword Music Showcase, held annually in the Golden Triangle district, is always a day of fun, sun, music and celebration. This year had the added bonus of being the first showcase since the legalization of recreational marijuana went into effect in Colorado at the first of the year. And wow, what a difference it made!

In the 1590's, Shakespeare wrote, "What's in a name?" About 400 years later, noted British real estate tycoon Lord Samuel coined the phrase, " The three things that matter in property: location, location, location". And notated observer of generational shifts, Bob Dylan once opined, "The times they are a changin".

The next time you think about hitting your vape pen in the bathroom of the Cruise Room or take a hit off a joint outside of the Fillmore, think again.

Our Marketing Director here at WeedStream is fond of saying “We’re Huge in Japan!,” but that doesn’t begin to describe the geographic reach WeedStream has enjoyed since our launch a couple of months ago.

Admittedly, I am one of the least knowledgeable people there is when it comes to marijuana. What kind gets which high? No idea. Are edibles better than smoking? Haven’t a clue. But pot culture? That’s something I’ve experienced firsthand.