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Hit This: The Leafly Weekly Agenda for Sept. 10-16

Published on September 10, 2018 · Last updated July 28, 2020

Over the weekend, former President Barack Obama reminisced about hotboxing Disneyland gondolas while Michiganians partied with the Juggalos. Now what? Spark some Maui Wowie, cop those new Yeezies, and tuck into a new season of dark animated comedy Bojack Horseman—among the best of the week ahead. Here’s “Hit This,” Leafly’s pop cannabis round-up.

Shopping List

Sativa to Watch — Maui Wowie. Keep the island vibes going all through those extra chores with this happy sativa. Spotted at Have A Heart in Seattle. Popular in Phoenix and Los Angeles.

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

Productive Product — Dr. Norm’s 10 mg THC cookies. Think Famous Amos hard, small, crunchy chocolate chip cookies—but precision-dosed. Chilling Californians out from Arcata to San Diego.Looking for edibles near you?

To Do List

Cannabis Farmer’s Almanac — Outdoors, double-check watering for thirsty flowering plants. Supplement flowering with P and K nutrients as needed. Avoid lockout. Trellis for wind. Kill pests. Prune. Estimate harvest time and update schedule. Indoors, revisit sanitation protocols before your winter crop.

TVWednesday: A popular anthology series returns to FX with “American Horror Story: Apocalypse.”  Friday: Comedian Will Arnett reprises his animated role as a struggling actor in season 5 of “Bojack Horseman” on Netflix; an underrated SNL alum takes a turn as a talk show host in “Norm MacDonald Has a Show” on Netflix. Sunday: Season 3 of Showtime’s docuseries “The Circus” provides insight on the current abnormal political climate.

Film — Matthew McConaughey stars in the historical set piece “White Boy Rick” detailing the 1980s Detroit crack epidemic; the celebrated film creature and villain “The Predator” gets another reboot, now set in a small-town suburb; Chloë Sevigny and Kristen Stewart star in “Lizzie” to tell the story of notorious axe murderer Lizzie Borden.

Music — The electronic virtuoso Richard James reprises his Aphex Twin alter ego with his latest EP, Collapse; the Bay Area’s hip-hop fixture Lyrics Born celebrates his landmark 10th album, Quite A Life;  stoner icon Willie Nelson tributes Frank Sinatra on the cover album, My Way.

Sports — Monday Night Football is finally back. Start the week off with the New York Jets visiting the Detroit Lions, followed by an intrastate rivalry between the Los Angeles Rams and Oakland Raiders.

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Fashion — Check out next year’s trends now as top designers show off at New York Fashion Week; fans of Adidas and Kanye West’s massively hyped Yeezy collaboration will get another chance at copping the popular Yeezy Boost 700 on Sept. 15.

Gaming — Puckheads can once again take the ice in EA Sports’ NHL 19; take control of the akimbo pistol-packing heroine Lara Croft in her latest adventure, Shadow of the Tomb Raider.

Events — Take part in New England’s cannabis revolution at the Boston Freedom Rally Sept. 14-16; San Diego’s KAABOO Festival touts headliners Foo Fighters, Imagine Dragons, and Katy Perry on Sept. 14-16; this year’s Riot Fest brings Weezer, Beck, and Run the Jewels to Chicago Sept. 14-16.

Weekend In Brief

President Obama admitted that as a teen he got kicked out of Disneyland for smoking somethingOhiomissed its Saturday deadline to begin supplying medical cannabis to patients in that state. The cannabis use rate among Baby Boomersmay have doubled in the last seven years. Calls for more federal cannabis research have not resulted in much, the Wall Street Journal concluded. And legal trimmersmake a measly $12.25 per hour, a new employment survey found.

Motivation Quote

Well, everybody rapping like it’s a commercial/
Actin’ like life is a big commercial/
So this is what I’ve got to say to you all/
Be true to yourself and you will never fall

Beastie Boys — Pass The Mic

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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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