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Recent articles by Javier:

NBA Stars Allen Iverson, Al Harrington Talk Cannabis: ‘This Is Definitely A Lifestyle’

"For me, being part of the first Black-owned cannabis multinational is major," says Iverson in this exclusive interview. → Read More

NBA Legends Allen Iverson, Al Harrington Release Their New Cannabis Strain, Merch

The first cannabis product in the in the Iverson Collection is an Indica-dominant flower dubbed ’96. The name references the year Iverson, “The Answer,” was drafted for the NBA. → Read More

Damian Marley, Cannabis, An Abandoned Prison And A Struggling Town: The Fascinating Story Of Ocean Grown And Evidence

"It wasn't like we were trying to buy a prison. It was serendipity," says Damian Marley. "It wasn't on purpose, but it ended up serving a purpose." → Read More

Elaine Welteroth On CBD: ‘A Welcome Gearshift To Transition Out Of Work-Mode, Into Self-Care’

The Project Runway judge and former Teen Vogue editor has joined the CBD industry, becoming a celebrity ambassador for wellness brand Feals. → Read More

How These Cannabis Entrepreneurs Got 2 Million Instagram Followers With No Ads—And In Spite Of All Limitations

Despite restrictions on cannabis content on social media, Layne Schmerin has managed to create several viral cannabis-focused websites, utilizing creative, alternative approaches to building an organic audience. → Read More

Two Women And Their Cannabis-Infused Approach To Aging Well

Nearly a decade after securing one of Arizona’s original licenses, these entrepreneures are carving out a new market niche by tackling a subject most don’t want to talk about. → Read More

Why The President Of A $1B Weed Company Left His Job To Join A PR Firm

Kris Krane shares exclusive details on his latest move, as he joins KCSA Strategic Communications. → Read More

Pop Star Tove Lo Says Cannabis Is ‘A Great Idea Sparker:’ Her New Herb-Infused Yerba Mate Drink Is ‘Flirty, Sexy, Delicious, Weird’

Tove Lo shares an exclusive first look at Cann’s new product and her love of cannabis. → Read More

Why I Believe Celebrities Are a Key Piece in the Battle for Cannabis Legalization

The stigma of weed is lifting, which begs a question: Are celebrities leading the way? → Read More

Study Shows Cannabis Consumers Are Successful, Motivated, Health-Conscious: Snoop Dogg Weighs In

Exclusive data from a new report on cannabis consumers conducted by dutchie, with exclusive Snoop Dogg commentary. → Read More

Get Your Buzz On With BuzzFeed’s New Cannabis Line

Exclusive details about BuzzFeed’s new cannabis line, launched in partnership with Nug. → Read More

NBA’s Allen Iverson Joins Al Harrington’s Cannabis Company, Says They Are ‘About To Change The Game’

The NBA Hall of Famer says, "After seeing how devoted Al is to this business, and him educating me on how beneficial the plant is, it just felt right." → Read More

DJ Khaled Talks Cannabis, CBD And Blessings: ‘It’s About Studying And Understanding The Knowledge’

An exclusive interview with the mega-viral star and entrepreneur DJ Khaled. → Read More

Rapper’s Delight: Demrick And DJ Hoppa’s Cannabis Strain Hits California

"To go from the idea to picking the cross to testing out flavors to actually being on the shelves in Vegas took about 2 years. It took another 2 years to get it into the shops here in Cali, which was a big deal for us." → Read More

Jane Fonda Talks Cannabis, Is Hot On Hemp For The U.S.

An exclusive interview with the cross-generational icon Jane Fonda. → Read More

Adam Lippes, Alexander Farnsworth’s New Cannabis Brand, Retail Store Are ‘Something To Dream About’

Art director Alexander Farnsworth and American fashion designer Adam Lippes have joined forces to launch Farnsworth Fine Cannabis Company, created with the idea to make cannabis consumption an easy and elegant experience for everyone. → Read More

Canada Cannabis Sales Doubled In 2020, Hitting $2.6B: Here’s What’s Next

Adult-use sales increased significantly, from roughly $1.2 billion in 2019 to $2.6 billion 2020, driven by increased brick-and-mortar retail access, an expansion in e-commerce, pricing, brand awareness, and more. → Read More

WeedFeed: The Creative Content Platform Inspiring The Cannabis World

Let’s put it this way: If you are at all into cannabis, you’ve most likely seen some of WeedFeed’s work, or one of the hundreds of pieces directly inspired by it. → Read More

From GrubHub To Cannabis: An Entrepreneur’s Life-Long Bet On Home Deliveries

Adam Berke started the first patented online food ordering company in the U.S., Osmio, which would later become GrubHub. Now he runs a cannabis company, betting on home deliveries once again. → Read More

Cannabiscapes: Exploring Cannabis Culture Through Flower-Based Art

If you are into weed or music, it’s more likely than not that you’ve unknowingly seen Greg Welch’s art somewhere. → Read More