PlantieKatie RantieKatie: Death and Taxes

On January 1st, Illinois joined the rank of states which allow the legal sale of Cannabis. Congratulations Illinois! What the state soon discovered was that this “freedom” comes at a price. That price? A monstrous degree of sales tax. Thus far you can only grow your own cannabis in Illinois if you are a “medicinalContinue reading “PlantieKatie RantieKatie: Death and Taxes”

Stigma.

Despite its now legal status in Canada, the stigma around cannabis use remains strong. The question is Why? Why is it so wrong for someone to consume a substance to ease pain or alleviate stress and anxiety? As a society we readily accept drunkenness and have mostly turned a blind eye to cigarettes for years.Continue reading “Stigma.”

Plantiekatie Rantiekatie – Vol I

I have a beef. It involves this article from the CBC: This only applies to residents of Manitoba, so most of us are in luck, but even that in itself is weird. Here is a quick summary for those of you who do not wish to read it: You can only legally carry cannabis inContinue reading “Plantiekatie Rantiekatie – Vol I”

Sniff, Swig, Puff

I was scrolling through Twitter this morning, as usual, looking for some useful articles when I stumbled across this: So without further ado, here is your Sunday 420 Funsies: Thank you Mara Wilson. For this, for Miracle on 34th street, for Matilda, for Mrs. Doubtfire, for everything.

Flying High? Know the rules for flying with Cannabis within Canada

I recently had a friend fly into the city for the day. We met up for dinner and drinks and a little home grown cannabis. I brought a little extra flower along so he could take some home with him but we realized we were unsure about the regulations for flying with Cannabis within Canada.Continue reading “Flying High? Know the rules for flying with Cannabis within Canada”

The Right Seed for You.

This one is for beginners. The greenest of green thumbs. You’ve decided to grow from seed. Nice. However, picking seeds is tough. There are so many to choose from, where do you even start? Let’s do a little basic breakdown of your options. Normal (photoperiod) Feminized (photoperiod) Feminized autoflower Normal Cannabis seeds in their naturalContinue reading “The Right Seed for You.”

Vaping 101, Apparently.

So … I do own a “digital dry herb vaporizer”. Most of the time I prefer edibles because I like the type of high and the longevity. Generally my lungs don’t allow for any tom-foolery like smoking, so the alternative is a vaporizer. I am in no way informed about vaporizers in general. The oneContinue reading “Vaping 101, Apparently.”

Jackie the First

Now that the outdoor growing season is over, many of you are planning for next year and now that you’ve got the grow bug in your brain you’re starting to consider a lil indoor plant. If you’re not a houseplant kind of person this can be very daunting so I’m going to spend the nextContinue reading “Jackie the First”

Mix Master Grub vol I

An Ode to Sir Elton. Where to start? Sir Elton John is profoundly awe inspiring on so many levels. He is such an amazing artist and humanitarian. In light of all his achievements how could I not feature him for a 420 Funsies? I’m a ‘lil obsessed at the moment. Admittedly, this may have somethingContinue reading “Mix Master Grub vol I”

Happy Cannaversary!

It’s been a whole year Canada! How do we celebrate? Well by bringing in the next stage of legalization of course. What can we expect? The biggest cause for excitement for most people is the legalization of edibles. That’s not very surprising. Who doesnt like a ‘lil treat every now and again. A convenient, descreteContinue reading “Happy Cannaversary!”