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Deidre Olsen
Deidre Olsen is a Toronto-based journalist whose work has appeared in Refinery29, Salon, Motherboard, The Cut, Brooklyn Magazine and more than 20 publications.
Most Popular Articles

What’s the Difference? Recreational vs. Medical Cannabis in Canada

We compare price, quality, and accessibility of recreational and medical cannabis.

Marc Emery’s #MeToo Moment: The Dark Side of Cannabis Culture

Deidre Olsen's tweets about Canada's 'Prince of Pot' unleashed a #MeToo storm. Now she tells the rest of the story.

Destigmatizing Cannabis Consumers: An Interview With Botanical Society

Meet the Canadian photographer challenging stereotypes, one portrait at a time.

Boo! 4 Spooky Strains for Celebrating Halloween Night

Trick or treat yo' self.

Meet the Makers Behind Canadian Lumber Rolling Papers

The Halifax company is Canada's first premium rolling paper producer.

Articles Contributed to Leafly (by most recent)

Cannabis Retail Guide: Fire & Flower, St. Albert

See inside this cannabis store situated in the city directly northwest of Edmonton.

Cannabis Retail Guide: Nova Cannabis, Meadows, Edmonton

See inside this cannabis retail store in Edmonton.

Cannabis Retail Guide: Bongs and Such Plus, Macleod Trail, Calgary

See inside the Calgary cannabis store from this OG head shop.

Cannabis Retail Guide: Queen of Bud, Calgary

See inside this chic bud boutique.

Cannabis Retail Guide: Canna Cabana, Edmonton

See inside this quirky Edmonton cannabis outlet.

Cannabis Retail Guide: Green Earth Cannabis, Calgary

Check out this indie cannabis retailer in Calgary.

Cannabis Retail Guide: Spiritleaf, Argyll Plaza

See inside the Spiritleaf location in the same plaza as Union Hall.

Cannabis Retail Guide: Nova Cannabis, Shopper South

Inside the cannabis store located off Whyte.

Cannabis Retail Guide: SpiritLeaf, Stonegate, Calgary

See inside this Spiritleaf outlet located near YYC.

Meet the Makers Behind Canadian Lumber Rolling Papers

The Halifax company is Canada's first premium rolling paper producer.

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