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.
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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.

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?

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.

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.

Will California’s New Drugged Driving Device Finally Get It Right?

A new device tests for active THC, not metabolites, which may yield a more accurate result.

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.

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?

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.

Industry Bristles at California Regs on Potency, Closing Hours

Who's opening a dispensary at 6 a.m.? Sounds like California's draft regs could use some tweaking.

Tick Segerblom Wants Cannabis Stores in Las Vegas by Summer

And the state senator just might make it happen. Meet the driving force behind Nevada's embrace of cannabis legalization.

50 Years Ago: What Was the Summer of Love Like, Grandpa?

By summer 1967, marijuana was blossoming in its pubescent prime, reflected increasingly, if not downright presciently, in magazines, music, literature, and television.

Meet Shanya Schonauer, California’s First State-Certified Budtender

This 27-year-old Sacramento dispensary manager just became the first state-sanctioned cannabis expert.