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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.

Deidre Olsen - November 16, 2018

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.

Deidre Olsen - January 22, 2019

Destigmatizing Cannabis Consumers: An Interview With Botanical Society

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

Deidre Olsen - October 24, 2018

Meet the Makers Behind Canadian Lumber Rolling Papers

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

Deidre Olsen - May 21, 2019

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.

Deidre Olsen - July 15, 2019

Cannabis Retail Guide: Nova Cannabis, Meadows, Edmonton

See inside this cannabis retail store in Edmonton.

Deidre Olsen - July 10, 2019

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

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

Deidre Olsen - July 3, 2019

Cannabis Retail Guide: Canna Cabana, Edmonton

See inside this quirky Edmonton cannabis outlet.

Deidre Olsen - June 21, 2019

Cannabis Retail Guide: Green Earth Cannabis, Calgary

Check out this indie cannabis retailer in Calgary.

Deidre Olsen - June 19, 2019

Cannabis Retail Guide: Spiritleaf, Argyll Plaza

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

Deidre Olsen - June 18, 2019

Cannabis Retail Guide: SpiritLeaf, Stonegate, Calgary

See inside this Spiritleaf outlet located near YYC.

Deidre Olsen - June 13, 2019

Meet the Makers Behind Canadian Lumber Rolling Papers

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

Deidre Olsen - May 21, 2019