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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.

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Meet the Makers Behind Canadian Lumber Rolling Papers

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

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.

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

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

Boo! 4 Spooky Strains for Celebrating Halloween Night

Trick or treat yo' self.

Destigmatizing Cannabis Consumers: An Interview With Botanical Society

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