It’s 4:20 p.m. on February 25, 2014, and here are a few of the things we’re talking about at Cannabist HQ.
GIRL SCOUTS’ SELLING SITES: It’s happening in California. And Arizona. But not Colorado. Some Girl Scouts have made the news for setting up shop near dispensaries in an effort to draw some munchie-minded sales. But why is this practice not condoned by Girl Scouts of Colorado? Here’s more on the story in our latest Cannabis Q&A.
ON THE ROAD: Even though marijuana has been legal in Colorado since late 2012, the State Patrol has only tracked marijuana driving offenses since January 2014, when recreational sales began. State and federal officials are pushing to get more law officers trained as Drug Recognition Experts to patrol Colorado’s roads and highways and be on the lookout for marijuana-impaired drivers. For a look at the State Patrol’s number of alcohol-related driving offenses in January compared with the marijuana numbers, click here.
SO DREAMY: The sativa-dominant Blue Dream is our latest Strain Theory review. Find out why it’s referred to as “workout weed,” and why it might inspire the strange notion to bake a pie. From scratch. For the first time. Get the details in Jake Browne’s review.
GONE HEMP: There’s a whole ‘nother side to cannabis, and we look at the hemp products available and offer reviews. Lather up with Marrakesh shampoo or Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps, or brew up some Colorado-blend coffee that contains heart-healthy hemp seed. Check out the reviews here.