Girl smelling cannabis aroma.

The beverage industry is evolving, as many young people find marijuana a cheaper alternative. Millennials are more likely to buy marijuana products if they’re marketed as a ‘lifestyle brand,’ one trend forecaster found. Jena, a 27-year-old business operations employee based in Chicago, has consumed alcohol socially for nearly a decade. In recent months, however, she…

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Recreation cannabis crop.

You might call Jerry Munn’s Lime Volt cannabis the champagne of marijuana country. The Northern California farmer, who’s cultivated pot for over 28 years, gets positively electric describing his new botanical creation. “It’s tingling to the senses and stimulates the sinuses,” says Munn. “People have told me it’s like smoking a margarita.” The Mendocino County…

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Marijuana in a jar.

Pennsylvania’s growing medical marijuana industry received two major green lights Monday morning. Following recommendations highlighted last month, the Department of Health officially added opioid addiction to the list of approved conditions that can be treated by medicinal cannabis. And in a major boon to Philadelphia, five local institutions were awarded research licenses to study cannabis.…

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Weed and fitness

An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Here’s a new health-related adage to consider: Regular consumption of marijuana keeps you thin and active. According to researchers at Oregon Health and Science University, people who use marijuana more than five times per month have a lower body mass index (BMI) than people who do not…

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