Ed Murrieta
Ed Murrieta is a veteran lifestyle journalist and multimedia producer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. His work has appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, The Cannabist, Wired.com, Leafly, and broadcast on the syndicated public radio show The Splendid Table.
Most Popular Articles

Leafly Interview: Dirty Trickster Roger Stone Talks Cannabis Legalization & Trump

The notorious Republican operative, a player in the Trump Russia investigation, just formed a cannabis legalization group. WTF?

Where to Find the Best Legal Cannabis Lounges

Denver will be licensing them soon. But they're already open in San Francisco, LA, Vancouver, Toronto, and Colorado Springs.

Palm Springs Is California’s Smoking-Hot Cannabis Tourist Destination

A dozen adult-use stores, cannabis-friendly resorts, and massive cultivation make Palm Springs and Cathedral City this weekend's hot ticket.

Las Vegas Casino Bans MassRoots CEO For Cannabis Ties

Wynn Las Vegas booted MassRoots CEO Isaac Dietrich when they discovered he ran a cannabis media company. Is this now policy on t he Strip?

Why More Seniors Are Using Cannabis to Sleep

It's safe, it's mild, you don't have to smoke it, and doesn't give you that morning-after grogginess. Bonus: In many states it's legal.

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To Make Dank Beer, Brewers Forced to Get Creative

CBD extracts are illegal for now, but terpenes toast similarities among cannabis and beer as the craft industry thirsts for new consumers—and eventually THC brews.

National Music Promoters Want a Slice of the Cannabis Pie

Coming soon to a venue near you: Merch tables and cannabis sales, side by side.

Dollar Dabs & Penny Pre-Rolls Fire Up the Sacramento Cannabis Cup

On scene: Great music, mellow vibes, good times and no problems at California's first licensed open-consumption event.

Onsite Sales Bring Cannabis—and Scrutiny—Back to the Cannabis Cup

This weekend's Cup in Sacramento will be the first with permitted onsite sales and consumption. If it goes well, it won't be the last.

Permit Denial Leaves 4/20 Cannabis Cup Dry, Not High

The last-minute permit denial means the Southern California show will go on without legal sales.

An Oral History of ‘Up In Smoke’ on Its 40th Anniversary

The trio behind the granddaddy of all stoner movies recall how it got made. Lettuce was required.

Palm Springs Is California’s Smoking-Hot Cannabis Tourist Destination

A dozen adult-use stores, cannabis-friendly resorts, and massive cultivation make Palm Springs and Cathedral City this weekend's hot ticket.

Going to Burning Man? Stock Up in Reno First

Make the most of your time in the Biggest Little City in the World.

How to Beat a Cannabis Ban? Buy a Ghost Town

American Green's purchase of a California ghost town got hyped as a tourism story. But is it really a bid to beat a county cannabis ban?

Leslie Bocskor: Nevada ‘Best Regulatory Framework in the World’

That's the word from investor Leslie Bocskor, who expects Las Vegas visitors to see 'common sense' legalization in action.

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