Presidents Who Smoked Cannabis
Sure, cannabis is still federally illegal, but in the forever-ironic words of ol’ “Tricky Dick” Nixon, “When the President does it, that means it is not illegal.” Let’s get into some Commanders-in-Kiefs who partook in a little bit of reefer madness.
Staff Picks! Tim Galpin
So from his career, to his tastes in cannabis, to pretty much every other aspect of his life, you can trust that Tim’s actions and recommendations are going to come from a basis of learning and experimentation, which from my perspective seems like a pretty thrilling way to lead your life.
Meet The Artist: Karema Deodato Millinery
The Pass fundamentally believes in supporting Berkshires creative culture, so when we met such an experienced and skillful designer in Karema, the hat seemed to perfectly fit the head.
Staff Picks! Maya Albright – November Picks
Maya isn’t our MIPs manager by chance - she’s an incredible baker and pastry chef who just so happens to love cannabis. Because Maya has found that intersection of passion and expertise, she’s always looking to innovate and improve both herself and her creations.
Staff Picks! Emilyn Bona – November Picks
Ultimately, cannabis and Emilyn are like two puzzle pieces that fit perfectly together. Not only does she know her stuff, but her disposition makes us lucky to have her growing for the Pass.
Staff Picks! Anthony Bain-Alves – October Picks
Anthony’s fascination with cannabis plants lies in their diversity. With all the different varieties being bred and experimented with, there’s a seemingly endless number of outcomes for the final product and the way they are grown.
The Pass X WORN – The Ultimate Pairing
Peanut butter and jelly. Wine and Cheese. Sonny and Cher. Socks and Cannabis. There are just those pairings out there that will be linked for all eternity.
Staff Picks! John Cayea – September Picks
Two Staff Picks blog posts in one month? Who do we think we are, BuzzFeed? For the second installment this month, we have none other than Extractions Manager John Cayea. John is an extractions machine working with a great team of equally passionate people.
Staff Picks! Mary Cabral – September Picks
All in all, Mary is fully immersed in the cannabis world, ensuring the proper and compliant growth of our brand, partaking in the everlasting lightness of the community, and at the end of the day, looking for a high quality, tasty way to get stoned.
Staff Picks! Selina Salzmann – August Picks
“For the sake of the smoke! It's more fulfilling to consume something that you know the background of simply for the sake of comparing that background to the experience you have with the product.”
A Year 2 Retrospective
Needless to say, 2 years ago feels like a lifetime to us, and we are so grateful for what The Pass has become and the support we have gotten from the community.
Staff Picks! Chris Lynch – June 2022
Staff Picks! Each month we will have a list of our expert cannabis enthusiast’s favorite products sold here at The Pass. First up, Chris Lynch! Chris is a budtender here at The Pass and a big time cannabis lover. Before we get to his picks, let’s get to know him a bit.
Pride at The Pass: A Budtender Q&A
The piece with The Pass involves a broader scope of our budtenders’ jobs and the importance of making customers feel welcomed at a cannabis dispensary, and EDGE asked a few LGBTQ+ specific questions to some of our budtenders that shed light on the importance of inclusion and representation within the industry. Here’s that conversation:
How to Roll a Joint
Your buds just asked you to roll one up. Your hands begin to sweat, your brain and fingertips are at odds, and you’re terrified that your whole friend group is going to learn you’re the only one that can’t roll!...
Speaker Series Highlight: Experts #1 Advice on Growing!
"The most fun and enjoyable approach is to be free with what you start doing. Be ambitious and don’t worry about it. Be optimistic and see what happens. Things will fail for sure. Your first year growing, you will not get the results you want in some way, but other things will succeed naturally."
The (Pheno) Hunt is On!
Yes, that’s the result of decades of improvements in cannabis plant knowledge along with ease of production in new legal markets, but advancements in cannabis has another main contributor: pheno-hunts. And here at The Pass, we just started a brand new pheno-hunt!
Take a Rip, or Take a Sip?
"There's a certain therapeutic essence that comes along with bong rips. While many perceive it as a basic, regular ritual, to us, it is so much more. The familiar flick of a lighter, the clank of ice cubes sinking into the ice catcher...."