Hit This: The Leafly Weekly Agenda for July 23-29

Published on July 22, 2018 · Last updated September 6, 2022
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America got its summer on wicked hard this last weekend — so much so that we dropped this guide to infused ice cream toppings. Good times. But now it’s Monday — booo! Here’s what’s next on the Leafly Weekly Agenda; full of things to look forward to.

Shopping List

Sativa to Watch — Mango Haze. Part of our list of strains that taste like mango, keep the tropical weekend vibes going all week with Mr. Nice Seeds’ old-school cross of NL#5, Skunk and Haze.

Productivity Hack — Sometimes staying lifted is a Mission: Impossible. Discretion is key with these top vaporizers that can hide in plain sight. [Leafly]

Productive ProductSantana Smooth Inhaler. Of course, music legend Carlos Santana has a pro-grade THC inhaler that works just like an asthma inhaler but with with 6.7 mg THC per puff. Doesn’t everyone? Pffftht.

Motivation Quote

Who gets weaker? The king or the teacher/
It’s not about a salary it’s all about reality/
Teachers teach and do the world good/
Kings just rule and most are never understood

Boogie Down Productions — My Philosophy

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What Happened Last Weekend?

A Colorado newspaper found scant evidence Mexican cartels run the local black market. Police fearmongering about foreigners isn’t supported by any real data, the reporters found. “There’s also no statewide database attempting to define the black market,” the Gazette analysis found. . . . The Chicago Police Departmentlifted its ban on recruits who have used the botanical.

This Week’s To-Do List

News — U.S. Representatives Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) and Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) will hold a press conference on Tuesday to announce new bipartisan legislation regarding the nation’s evolving marijuana policy. [NORML] . . . More California brands return to shelves under new purity rules. . . . And vape-maker leader Puffco pre-releases the new Puffco Plus.

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TVMonday: Witness the messy drama of real life rappers in the new season of VH1’s “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood”  | Friday: The Netflix prison drama “Orange Is the New Black” returns for season 6; Showtime premieres the concert film “Jeff Lynne’s ELO: Wembley or Bust”  | Sunday: Watch the insults fly during the Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis.

FilmMission Impossible: Fallout brings more action-packed thrills to the film franchise starring Tom Cruise.

Music — High Desert, California punk rockers Face To Face play their hits in the acoustic session, “Hold Fast”.

Sports — the Los Angeles Dodgers traded for superstar Manny Machado in efforts to reach their second World Series in a row; meanwhile the Toronto Raptors shocked the NBA by trading their all-star guard DeMar DeRozan for the San Antonio Spurs’ prized defensive specialist, Kawhi Leonard.

EventsSturgill Simpson, Cheech & Chong, and Toots & the Maytals headline Rhode Island’s Newport Folk Festival July 27-29; New York’s Panorama Festival features the Weeknd, Janet Jackson, and the Killers July 27-29.

Cannabis Farmer’s AlmanacKill males. Trellis. Add vegetating nutrients as needed. Remove unproductive fan leaves. Kill pests and apply remediations. If going away on vacation, create detailed caretaking instructions. Estimate yield and factor into harvest plans.

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Oscar Pascual
Oscar Pascual
Oscar Pascual is a journalist based in Southern California specializing in cannabis, entertainment, sports and sneaker culture. He is the editor of Smell the Truth and contributes to Cannabis Now. His accomplishments include an interview with the Beastie Boys and a smoking session with John Salley.
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