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What Does Terps Mean? And Why the Fuck Does it Matter?
Terps are chemical compounds found on cannabis that define the plants smell, taste, and effects.
Dom Brown isn’t the Bad Guy: How Windy City Smoke Up Went Up in Flames
“I saw a space in Chicago where there was nobody willing to take the risk to produce an event like this” It was this little statement in the Chicago Sun Times that produced eye rolls all through Illinois. Afroman was the Celebrity Slated to Perform at Windy City Smoke Up There is no denying Dom…
4 Women that Deserve More Recognition than El Chapo’s Wife
The act of selling illegal drugs is an old profession, one that has come with a romanticized idea of love as a drug dealer. From Henry Hill and Karen Hill in Goodfellas to Tommy and Keyshia in Belly, we have created this Ride or Die couple, one where the man provides a lavish lifestyle while…
Giving Up on Illinois Cannabis: Why the Selling of Dispensary33 is Significant
In this week’s update on WTF Illinois Cannabis News, we are facing the loss of a locally owned dispensary. Dispensary33, Chicago’s first Medical Marijuana Dispensary, is being sold off to Miami based Ayr Wellness. Now this might not mean much to a lot of you, but let me give you a quick breakdown about why…
You Don’t All Need Your Own Pop Up
“Chicago Cannabis Events” a simple phrase that has blown up in the last year. A controversial topic for many, I have decided to talk about some of the more controversial aspects. Let me preface this by saying: I am and will continue to be an avid supporter of black and brown brands within the cannabis…
Wrigleyville Dispensary: Buying Weed from Sunnyside Dispensary
I’m sure it is quite a pleasant surprise for many of you to know that the former John Barleycorn Bar in Wrigleyville now houses a Sunnyside Wrigleyville Dispensary Flagship Store. With its ugly orange signs and its bright interior reminiscent of an Apple Store, Sunnyside Wrigleyville looks about as welcoming as a Blood donation center.…
Stop Tolerance Shaming and why my Cannabis Use is None of Your Business
“You’re smoking AGAIN?” The most infuriating question I, as a cannabis consumer, have to deal with. You see, I am of the “smoke whenever I please” variety. Some days, I smoke a bowl or two. Other days, it’s more like a blunt or 2. On both of those days, I am a highly productive, and…
Open Mic Chicago: We’re back!
If you have been following my blog you know how passionate I am about my open mic in Chicago. I’m also very passionate about cannabis. It’s because I truly believe that cannabis users aren’t a unique category of people. I believe we exist in every industry, hobby, occupation, and categorized space that exists. Cannabis users…
My Review on the Mission Dispensaries Near Me
I have been a hesitant visitor of dispensaries near me from the beginning. The first time I walked into a Windy City Cannabis, the drab carpeting and walls reminded me of a clinic. I’m sad to say that this is what I expected out of the dispensaries near me. I expected it to look like…
How a Group of White Men made $1 Billion Dollars in Illinois
Writing this not in anger, not in disrespect. I am writing this today out of pure motivation. You see in 2021, the second year of cannabis legalization in Illinois, $1 billion in revenue has been cleared. It’s tragic the realization that not one dispensary owner in Illinois is a minority. And while corporations and men…