Lisa Rough
Lisa is a former associate editor at Leafly, where she specialized in legislative cannabis policy and industry topics.
Most Popular Articles

8 Ways to Counteract a Too-Intense Cannabis High

There are ways to help come back down when you feel too high, overwhelmed, or uncomfortable from excessive cannabis consumption. Here are eight suggestions.

Which U.S. States Accept Out-of-State Medical Marijuana Authorizations?

Some medical marijuana-legal states accept out-of-state authorizations. The number is small right now, but we'll continue to update this list as more states follow suit.

Who Is Rick Simpson and What Is Rick Simpson Oil (RSO)?

Learn about the story of Rick Simpson and how his cannabis oil, known as RSO, came to be renowned for its medicinal benefits.

Can Cannabis Help Repair Arthritic Joints?

A treatment alternative that's gaining popularity among arthritis sufferers is the use of cannabis to get full-bodied pain relief and anti-inflammatory properties.

This Everyday Household Item Could Counteract Your Cannabis-Induced Paranoia

You probably have a simple solution stocked in your kitchen that can subdue cannabis-induced paranoia and help bring you back to a state of stress-free euphoria.

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Melissa Etheridge’s Cannabis Mugshot Is Amazing

Melissa Etheridge was arrested for cannabis at the US–Canada border, giving us what may be the greatest mug shot of all time.

Blumenauer Calls for Cannabis Research to Combat Opioid Crisis

Rep. Earl Blumenauer took the floor during a Committee hearing to make an impassioned plea for medical cannabis research.

Can You Get Evicted for Legally Using Cannabis?

Leases are often vague when it comes to cannabis, so we talked to a lawyer to find out if you can get evicted for cannabis use and what your rights are as a tenant.

Meet the People Who Sent Cannabis Into Space

Herban Planet sent one pound of marijuana into the upper atmosphere, and now the team is working with scientists to see if anything has changed at a molecular level.

Cheech Marin Chats Cannabis, Chicano Art, and Which Actor Is ‘The Oddest F*cking Guy’

With a new line of cannabis products coming out, Cheech Marin opens up about his career, cannabis, and the most interesting person he's smoked with.

She’s Got a Golden Ticket: Meet One of the Five Licensed Cannabis Producers for New York

Leafly chats with Hillary Peckham, COO and Founder of Etain, the only women-owned family-run medical cannabis company in New York.

Mary Jane’s Last Dance: A Tribute to Tom Petty

The ineffable Tom Petty left us with a legacy of incredible music and had no problem telling the world that he was "a reefer guy."

12 Minority-Owned Cannabis Businesses That Are Shaping the Industry

This is far from a complete list, but here are some great cannabis companies that are owned and operated by minority business owners.

Remembering Hugh Hefner’s Passionate Support for Cannabis Legalization

Hugh Hefner left an indelible impression on the US with his financial and vocal support for cannabis legalization.

Philippines Health Committee Passes Medical Cannabis Bill

The Filipino House Committee on Health voted to move forward on a bill to legalize cannabis for medicinal use in the Philippines.

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