This smart home appliance will make it easier to grow weed at home

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As cannabis use becomes normalized, the tech industry is finally starting to innovate the seed to weed growing process.

A venture capital-backed company called LEAF just announced a new “Plug-N-Plant” grow system on Wednesday, making it easier for consumers to grow their own pesticide-free pot at home without having to maintain it like you would growing it the old fashioned way. 

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Recreational marijuana use is now legal in eight states and Washington, D.C., thanks to the recent election, and medical cannabis is allowed in some form in 29 states, returning cannabis as a major cash crop for the United States. In many of these areas and all states where cannabis has been legalized, you’re allowed to grow your own pot for your own personal use, but growing weed has its fair share of headaches.  Read more…

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These cannabis-themed cards will bring you a Marryjuana Christmas

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‘Tis the season to be jolly. And by jolly, we mean stoned.

Sending holiday cards may seem like a boring affair reserved for suburban families with two kids and a dog, but there are plenty of cards out there for everyone, even stoners. 

Seeing a gap in Hallmark’s collection, Degelis Tufts of TibeTokes put together these cannabis-themed Christmas cards for all your pot-loving friends. 

The cover

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The inside

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The cards are a little pricey at $7 for a single, but a 3-pack will run you $12 and a 12-pack costs $24. 

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The inside

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Even pets are now using medical marijuana to treat their pain

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Medical cannabis is not just for humans anymore. 

A growing industry of medical marijuana products is targeting our furry friends too. Edibles, oils and tinctures with an extract of cannabis, called cannabidiol, or CBD, are helping older, weak, injured, and sick pets deal with pain and other ailments. 

But this isn’t about Fido getting into your personal edibles stash, then scarfing down a bowl of puppy chow and chilling on the couch. It’s more in line with humans who use marijuana to cope with the effects of chemotherapy during cancer treatments or for back pain and other chronic illnesses. (Another reason this is no joke — pure cannabis is dangerous for pets. It can cause seizures, stomach problems, respiratory issues and other problems if inhaled or eaten.)  Read more…

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Hunter S. Thompson’s weed is coming to pot shops soon

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The late, great Hunter S. Thompson was well known for his contribution to journalism. But he was also known for his love of getting f*cked up.

Now, thanks to a new deal with Hunter’s widow Anita Thompson, his precious, personal weed strain may be coming to a pot shop near you. 

Anita says that she is frequently approached by ganjapreneurs wanting to slap Hunter’s name on a weed strain. But she didn’t want to do that unless it was a genuinely his. Well, she recently struck a deal with the trust that has been overseeing Hunter’s 42-acre estate dubbed Owl Farm that’s located in Woody Creek, Colorado, just a short drive from Aspen, according to the Aspen Times.  Read more…

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