Women Grow Leadership Summit ’19 Experience!

Women Grow held their Leadership Summit in Washington, DC this year at the Washington Court Hotel. Your Gentleman scored an invite despite my Y chromosome cuz I’m hip like pinstripes and tail fins, daddyo. Plus I’ve been playing Chun Li since middle school. So let’s Lightning Kick this thing off…

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The Award-Winning Gentleman Toker!

RECOGNITION! Washingtonian Magazine has named yours truly one of the “Best of DC” for my keen canna-reporting. “Best Local Weed Columnist” wasn’t even a thing before me, but I’m so good, they made me a category. HOT DAMN, BABY! Now I’m the “Award-Winning” Gentleman Toker. Hahahaha! Here’s some other NEWS…

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The Feel Collection Relaxed Capsules

The Feel Collection is a brand of ingestibles from Green Thumb Industries comprised of tinctures, RSO, and capsules. GTI owns/operates the Chesapeake Alternatives processor in Maryland that makes TFC along with the Rythm brand vape cartridges we like and the three RISE dispensaries. They’re also available in Florida and coming…

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Maryland Legalizes Edibles

Here’s your week in DMV weed news! Maryland Edibles are finally coming to Maryland. Gov Hogan just signed off, which means the race is on, baby! Cookies, brownies, gummies, probably some healthy options in there, too, why not? We already had ingestibles, some of which are pretty decent, but maybe it’ll…

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Bowser to End DC Gifting

Here’s your week in DMV weed news! Washington DC Mayor Bowser has unveiled her long-rumored plan to move forward with legal recreational marijuana sales for the District despite Congressional interference. Lots of interesting details in the WTOP summary, including: five classes of licenses: cultivator, manufacturer, distributor, off-premise retailer and testing facility…

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Reefer Madness 2.0

Here’s your week in DMV weed news! Maryland Last week, a neuroscientist’s Op-Ed was published in the Baltimore Sun warning against marijuana legalization while they continue to study it. She cited a recent study that found cannabis can cause paranoia, delusion, and schizophrenia in those genetically predisposed. This week, the Sun published a…

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VA Continues to Prosecute Marijuana Offenses

Here’s your week in DMV weed news! Virginia After Portsmouth prosecutors announced they were going to drop misdemeanor marijuana possession cases, district attorneys for Richmond & other counties announced their intention to keep the status quo. “I think it’s a complex issue and each locality has to do whatever reflects…

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Maryland vs Big Canna

Here’s your week in DMV weed news! Maryland Maryland cracks me up, man. After all their “oh, we gotta hold off on implementing the law that voters approved so we can study other state’s programs” for years the Commission admits they were blindsided by the proliferation of management agreements between multi-state…

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Cannabis Science Conference East 2019

This year the Cannabis Science Conference East is being held in Baltimore on April 9th and 10th! I’ll be attending, too! And I thought to my self, ‘Self, you know who’d like to hear about the Science thingy? The people and AIs that read your website, that’s who.’ By Jove,…

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Beware Fake Vape Cartridges in Washington DC

In Washington, DC and other gray or black markets, many vape cartridges available are from brands that have been heavily compromised by counterfeits or are presented in packaging that looks like it came from a legitimate California dispensary, but the brands don’t actually exist. FYI you can skip the article…

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Hidden Leaf DC Expands to NYC!

Skywalker Weed Marijuana DC OG Hidden Leaf

Positively jubilant news, my pernicious pack of phantasmic piranha! Hidden Leaf DC has expanded and is now available in NYC! Whether you’re roaming the Nation’s Capital or the Big Apple, the jonin of the Hidden Leaf are holding you down with high quality buds like the classic Skywalker OG flowers…

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Humboldt Legacy Live Sugar (Culta)

MD sugar concentrate marijuana weed

“Computer?” “Query, User: Not Designated?” “What should I listen to if, like, I want to like Depeche Mode, but I don’t, really?” “Query?” “I mean, I like the singles and stuff. There’s a tribute album where Smashing Pumpkins covers Never Let Me Down Again that’s pretty good-” “Stop talking, User:…

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METRC Outages Continue to Fail Maryland Medical Cannabis Patients

So I waaaaaaas gonna write a third review in a row for my pretty duckies, but we have a more pressing concern, which is that METRC is doing an absolute shit job of maintaining their seed-to-sale tracking system in Maryland, which is required by law for medical marijuana dispensaries to…

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Blueberry Cereal (Temescal Wellness)

Temescal Wellness lured the Gentleman out to Baltimore suburb Pikesville with a wide selection of concentrates offered at $50/half-gram, which is one of your most affordable options for the Maryland medical program thus far. They’re vertically integrated throughout, meaning they grow their own flowers, perform their own extractions, and sell…

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LucidMood Calm Vape Pen (Kind Therapeutics)

Lucid Mood Maryland Vape

Gather round, my beatific bonobos, today we’ll be reviewing Kind Therapeutics’ LucidMood Calm Vape Pen! Kind Therapeutics holds both growing and processing licenses for medical marijuana in Maryland- they grow the Nature’s Heritage brand. Their disposable vape pens are at a significantly cheaper price point than most other options- around…

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Washington DC & Maryland Dispensary 420 Deals!

You’re a busy so and so, why should you have to dig through pages and pages and pages of Washington DC and Maryland dispensaries to find the best deals to celebrate 420? That’s my job. So I threw on the 80s station and got to it. Have you heard this…

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MEDICAL MARIJUANA FOR CHILDREN IN MARYLAND

In Maryland, children are able to qualify for the state’s medical marijuana program if they are accompanied by a parent/guardian for their visit and meet criteria for having failed other medications prior to seeking marijuana. Thankfully, the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (MMCC) realized the importance of medical marijuana for children…

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NOW AVAILABLE- Medical Marijuana in Maryland!

The long wait is finally over, folks. Medical marijuana is available in several of Maryland’s new dispensaries starting today! Our friends at RISE will open their Bethesda location tomorrow. Per the Washington Post article, prices vary wildly between the different dispensaries, with the lowest around $400/oz and the highest at…

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The RISE of Silver Spring’s Medical Marijuana Dispensary!

Yesterday, your Gentleman, along with a small crowd of enthusiasts, industry insiders, and media attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Silver Spring’s first medical marijuana dispensary, RISE. Andy Grossman, one of the partners that owns RISE, led with a short speech thanking Montgomery County and the Silver Spring community for their…

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Maryland Cannabis Dispensary License Awardees Announced!

The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission has announced the companies that have been awarded Stage One license pre-approvals to run a medical marijuana dispensary (thanks for the heads up, Maryland NORML!). From here, the 102 dispensary entities enter Phase 2 and have to go through criminal background checks, financial verification, etc.…

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