The relatives have left, the leftovers are gone, and we’re in the mood for some sweet, sweet Cyber Monday deals. Here’s what’s trending in cannabis+culture for the week of Nov. 26-Dec. 2. Engage!
Trending Sativa—Super Lemon Haze. Get into the holidaze with this sweet, lemony, spacey, energetic sativa. Spotted at Vessel in Portland, OR. Huge in Denver, CO, or in extract form in Los Angeles, CA.
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TV—Tuesday: Comedian Adam Conover is back with more obscure facts about everyday topics in season three of “Adam Ruins Everything” on TruTV |Wednesday: Join the celebrity couple John Legend and Chrissy Teigen for “A Legendary Christmas” special on NBC | Friday: Amazon’s new series “Inside Jokes” follows up and coming comedians performing at Montreal’s Just For Laughs festival; comedian Bill Burr’s animated comedy series “F is for Family” returns to Netflix for season 3.
Film—Netflix offers their own live-action adaptation of The Jungle Book with “Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle”; enjoy a fun mix of zombie horror and Christmas cheer with “Anna and the Apocalypse”.
Music—Odd Future member Earl Sweatshirt releases his new album, Some Rap Songs; Warm serves as alt-country hero Jeff Tweedy’s second solo effort; the Philly-based emcee Meek Mill releases Championships, his first album since serving a highly publicized prison stint.
Sports—Europe’s Champions League goes into its fifth of six match days before the knockout stage begins next year.
Fashion—The North Face’s Black Series gets a touch of class and comfort with their latest Velvet collection; Nike and Jordan brand resurrect a mid-’90s grail with the release of the Air Jordan 11 “Concord”; NBA star Paul George teams up with Sony to release the new PlayStation-themed colorway of his signature PG 2.5 sneaker.
Video games—Hack and slash your way through demonic baddies in Darksiders 3; Ride 3 brings more white-knuckled motorcycle racing thrills.
Events—The Jacksons, Panic! At the Disco, and 311 headline Ft. Lauderdale’s Riptide Festival Nov. 30-Dec. 2.
Weekend in Brief
Rains extinguished California’s worst fires in state history—and losses extended into the cannabis industry. Leading strain creators DNA Genetics lost their home in Malibu, CA. . . . Massachusetts’ two adult use cannabis stores sold $400,000 in product in two days. . . . Non-profits that support legalizing cannabis lost their tax-exempt status, under a new rule from the US Internal Revenue Service. . . . Legalization has forced the retirement of some drug-sniffing dogs. . . . And the land of Oprah, Sideways and wine—Santa Barbara—quietly cornered the market on growing cannabis.