Trademarking ‘Humboldt’

A map of cannabis’ potential new ‘appellations’ in California.

All the folks that want to “regulate weed like it’s wine” will get at least one of their prayers answered. California regulators are under orders to create local trademarks for medical cannabis agriculture.

Like wine from Napa, or “champagne” from Champagne — California-grown cannabis has a great reputation all over the world, and words like “Humboldt” and “Mendocino” carry great weight with aficionados.

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Solstice Strains for Summer

Enjoy all the activities of the summer months with these uplifting strains.

It’s officially summer! Whether you’re taking time off from a busy college schedule or carving out extra time around your busy work schedule, this is when socializing is at an all-time high. That means it’s time to get out in the sunshine with some sativas that will keep you in a good mood without making you feel tired, sluggish or sleepy. For people preparing for festivals, nights out dancing, activity-packed vacations or just a lazy weekend at the house, this list of uplifting strains can help keep you in good spirits while you take on a day of back-to-back plans.

Sour Diesel

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The Joint Off

Which Pre-Roll Will Prevail?

Among cannoisseurs, pre-rolls have earned a bad reputation for being filled with bag shake otherwise unfit for sale. However, as other elements of cannabis continue to elevate and evolve, so do the pre-rolls of the legal era. More and more potent, premium pre-rolled selections are hitting the shelves at dispensaries across the nation, providing ultra-convenient ways to get blazed. In the interest of science, we put four pre-rolled selections to the test.

Ed Rosenthal Select– Sativa blend with hints of indica

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SOUR DIESEL FIELDS FOREVER: Where Gas Meets Fire

THC: 30.6%

Known far and wide for its invigorating and uplifting effects, Sour Diesel is one of the oldest and most well-known strains in the cannabis community. It’s the Godfather of that famous diesel aroma, and always finishes smooth with an earthy, piney aftertaste.

This particular batch from Strawberry Fields in Colorado Springs deserves to bring this highly potent classic back into the spotlight. Testing at an absurdly high 30.6 percent THC, it hits you like a bag of Sativa bricks and will give you one of the most productive, clear-headed highs possible. The perfect daytime, weekend or social setting herb.

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