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Hit This: The Leafly Weekly Agenda for Jan. 7-13

January 6, 2019

Over the weekend, we returned from long vacations and faced down those New Year’s resolutions. Now, what’s next? Have a beautiful morning with the trending sativa hybrid Tangie Sunrise. Later, pair it with the new season of True Detective, and the NFL season playoffs. Here’s your pop culture and cannabis pairings for the week of Jan. 7-13—let’s Hit This!

Shopping List

Trending Sativa — Tangie Sunrise. Combine the candy-sweet energy of the cultivar Jack Herer with an extra enlivening shot of citrus from Orange Crush. Tangie Sunrise is warming the pacific northwest, from Portland to Seattle.

Productivity Hack — Save time winning debates this year with our handy almanac, Cannabis By The Numbers 2018.

Productive Product — Stay wakeful, anxiety-free, and hunger-free with the exotic cannabis molecule “THC-V”. Now in trending West Coast THC-V products.

To-Do List

Cannabis Farmer’s Almanac— Resolve to grow your own in 2019, be it in newly legal Canada, Michigan, or beyond. Acquire new types of seeds and a new indoor grow setup for 2019.

TVWednesday: Netflix’s “GODZILLA The Planet Eater” portrays the famous monster in animated form; The relationship comedy “You’re The Worst” goes into its final fifth season on FXX | Thursday: The hit police procedural comedy “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” debuts on NBC after six seasons on Fox | Friday: “The Informer” focuses on a counter-terrorist officer of Pakistani descent, and premieres on Amazon | Sunday: Mahershala Ali and Stephen Dorff play the next pair of sleuthing partners in season 3 of HBO’s “True Detective” anthology series.

FilmKeanu Reeves plays a biologist who attempts to bring his dead family back to life in the sci-fi/suspense flick “Replicas”; the Singaporean Western “Buffalo Boys” successfully merges martial arts with cowboys.

Music — Netflix’s latest success “Bird Box” features a soundtrack scored by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, who just released a haunting 13-minute track that was left out of the film’s final cut.

Sports — The English Premier League side Chelsea paid a fee in excess of $73 million to sign 20-year-old Christian Pulisic, making him the most expensive American-born player in the history of professional soccer.

Gaming — Enjoy classic platforming bliss with Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe on Nintendo Switch; RPG enthusiasts should pick up Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition on all major consoles and PC.

Fashion — Japanese streetwear brand Cav Empt worked with Nike for two eye-catching colorways of the Air Max 95.

Events — The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Beck, and St. Vincent are throwing the Malibu Love Sesh on Jan. 13 to benefit the community rebuilding from the recent wildfires.

News — Tuesday: Cypress Hill rapper B-Real gives us the top five favorite strains of his life, part of the re-launch of The Hash podcast, now powered by Leafly. (Subscribe via iTunes)

Weekend in Brief

Federal marijuana crime defendants dropped almost 20 percent last year, the Boston Globe reported. . . . Long Island, NY got its third medical dispensary. . . .Fox News personality Tucker Carlson peddled dangerous falsehoods about cannabis use, the Atlantic reports. . . . Former fiction writer Alex Berenson updated reefer madness for 2019 with new book “Tell Your Children” and twin pieces in the Times and Journal — sparking more than 3,000 comments, many criticizing his conclusions. . . . And Washington Gov. Jay Inslee planned to pardon about 3,500 people with cannabis convictions.

Motivational Quote

Falling in and out of love /
With something sweet to throw away/
But I want something good to die for /
To make it beautiful to live

Queens of the Stone Age — Go With The Flow

What’s your sativa of the week? Comment below.

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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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