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Hit This: The Leafly Weekly Agenda for Sept. 3-9

Published on September 3, 2018 · Last updated July 28, 2020
Cannabis is flowering in the fields and the NFL returns for some of the old ultra-violence in this weeks Hit This. (David Downs/Leafly)
Cannabis is flowering in the fields and the NFL returns for some of the old ultra-violence in this weeks Hit This. (David Downs/Leafly)

Happy Labor Day. Get off your phones and go scoop up sweet holiday deals on the perfect strains all across America. And grill. Grill all the things.

After you’ve had your fill, pencil in the best of the week ahead with the help of “Hit This”, Leafly’s pop cannabis round-up. Let’s do this!

Shopping List

Sativa to Watch — Durban. Interest is surging in this frenetic South African sativa, which can sometimes harbor “THC-V”, also known as the anti-munchie cannabinoid. Spotted at Las Vegas ReLeaf. Popular in Phoenix and Seattle.

Productivity Hack — Save time and cash with new in-store pickup options at select dispensaries partnering with Leafly. Available in Washington, Arizona, Massachusetts and Maryland/D.C.

Productive Product — Say it with us now: “Pre-rolls”. Pre-rolled cannabis joints save you time, and are super portable, and shareable. Lola Lola 3-cone kits add style, too.Looking for Legal Cannabis Near You?

To Do List

Cannabis Farmer’s Almanac —Outdoors, double-check watering for thirsty flowering plants. Supplement flowering P and K nutrients as needed. Avoid lockout. Trellis for wind. Kill pests. Prune.  Estimate harvest time and update schedule. Indoors, consider topping plants to increase yield.

TVTuesday: “Sons of Anarchy” fans should tune into the spinoff drama “Mayans MC” series premiere on FX  | Wednesday: The Gang returns for the 13th season of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” on FXX  | Friday: Netflix’s Marvel saga continues with season 2 of “Iron Fist” | Sunday: Catch up with the promiscuous and hard-working Gallagher family on season 9 of Showtime’s “Shameless”; Season 2 of HBO’s “The Deuce” tells further tales of 1970s New York’s sex work industry

Film — Scary movie season begins with “The Nun,” explaining the origins of the frightening villain from “The Conjuring” film series; Jennifer Garner takes a turn as a Punisher-like vigilante in the vengeance action thriller “Peppermint

Music — The space-rock band Spiritualized provides another heady experience with their first album in six years, And Nothing Hurt; St. Paul and the Broken Bones brings more blue-eyed soul on their third album, Young Sick Camellia; celebrated singer-songwriter Paul Simon offers his 13th studio album, In the Blue Light.

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Sports — At long last, football is back. Check the Week 1 schedule to plan out your Sunday; After 3 games into the season with his new Italian club Juventus, world football megastar Ronaldostill hasn’t scored a goal.

FashionLady Kitty Spencer, Princess Diana’s niece, rocked a lit new necklace by Bulgari. . . . Converse and tattoo artist Dr. Woo team up for Chuck Taylor All-Stars that provide more color and design the more you wear them out, and are available Sept. 6; Nike reveals a pack of stunning Air Presto Mid sneakers in collaboration with the future-forward label Acronym.

Gaming — This year’s entry of NBA 2K features LeBron James in his first year playing for the Los Angeles Lakers; On the PlayStation 4, Battlefield V starts a free open beta, and exclusive Spider-Man lets players take control of the web-head throughout an open-world New York City.

Events — Washington’s CloneAPalooza promises camping, comedy, and cannabis Sept. 7-9; The Flaming Lips, Grizzly Bear, and Miguel headline North Carolina’s Hopscotch Festival Sept. 6-8; The ONE Musicfest brings Nas, 2Chainz, and Big Boi to Atlanta Sept. 8-9; Tennessee welcomes The Head and the Heart, the Avett Brothers, and Mavis Staples to the Moon River Festival Sept. 8-9

Weekend In Brief

A collection of California police, cities and a cannabis union started a campaign to ban legal cannabis home delivery. . . . New York City police stopped cuffing and transporting some folks for smoking in public. . . . Michigan legalization got boiled down to 100 words as Proposition 1. . . . A New Jersey college added a minor in “Cannabis Studies”.

Motivation Quote

Rekindling in ways that many thought was lost/
In this contemporary maze of methods to floss/
We finding trees and trails to blaze/
Boundaries to cross

Hieroglyphics – “You Never Knew”

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Oscar Pascual
Oscar Pascual
Oscar Pascual is a journalist based in Southern California specializing in cannabis, entertainment, sports and sneaker culture. He is the editor of Smell the Truth and contributes to Cannabis Now. His accomplishments include an interview with the Beastie Boys and a smoking session with John Salley.
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