The Farmers Market’s Shake ‘N’ Bake Gives Your Bud More Bang

BY ED MURRIETA The baggie containing brown, powdery cannabis was marked Shake ‘N’ Bake. I asked if that’s the dispensary’s culinary blend — perhaps for a batch of pot-crusted pork chops. “It’s kief,” the cannabis consultant at The Farmers Market said. “Throw your bud in, coat it with kief. Ten bucks for any eighth, five [...]

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Unity Puts Heart and Feet into the Community

BY ED MURRIETA The patients at Unity Non-Profit Collective are not just people who suffer from breast cancer, diabetes and other conditions treatable with medical marijuana. They are, in fact, patients who help finance medical research into those conditions. Unity and its patient-members raise money through events like the Susan G. Komen Race for the [...]

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Mary Jane’s Wellness: $10 Grams, Roll-Your-Own Jack Balls and a Retail Buzz on Sunrise

BY ED MURRIETA Big, bright, clean and staffed by friendly budtenders who do their homework, Mary Jane’s Wellness does customer-service right — serious like a jewelry store, with a little frivolity of a candy store. All of Mary Jane’s marijuana is advertised as top-shelf and goes for $10 a gram, about $3 to $5 less [...]

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Tasting Sacramento’s Po’ Boys of Pot: $3 Joints

A $3 joint can look this good? BY ED MURRIETA Joint. Spliff. Pre-roll. By any name, it’s arguably the most known and widely recognized vehicle associated with smoking pot. It’s certainly the most convenient. It’s portable. It’s easy to share — making it a truly social medium. You can even eat one — as medicine, [...]

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Pedaling for Pot in Sacramento: Like Amsterdam on the American River

SUMMER TRAVEL SPECIAL Enjoy two of Sacramento’s popular activities and attractions: bicycling and medical marijuana dispensaries. Stop at cafes, museums, parks and produce farms along the way and, hey — who needs Amsterdam this summer? BY ED MURRIETA SACRAMENTO – If you’re a medical marijuana patient and a bicycle enthusiast, California’s capital city is the [...]

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