Willie Nelson Weed Smoking Ends
Mary Jane’s Garage and the world of Music and Marijuana was subjected to a seismic shock recently. Willie Nelson announced that he had quit smoking weed. But fans of the lifelong advocate of marijuana need have no fear. His son Lukas soon clarified, “There is a lot of articles going around saying my father is no longer smoking weed. It’s almost 2020, how people ingest cannabis has changed. Between vaping, edibles, gummies, drops, etc. I think it’s safe to say Willie will never stop enjoying Mary Jane!”
Willie has been suffering from breathing problems lately. Therefore, on the advice of his doctor decided to quit smoking. He told San Antonio based news station KSAT that his breathing had become a little more difficult in recent months. He added, “I have to be careful, I’ve abused my lungs quite a bit in the past”.
Willie Nelson Weed Associations
Apart from his music business, Willie has a legendary reputation as a user. For decades, Willie and his band have traversed America from coast to coast, town to town. Everywhere he has played pot enthusiasts have gathered in large numbers at his shows. Invariably they bring their stash with them. They have always been happy to share and so has Willie.
There is a strain of Cannabis named after him. Willie Nelson Weed is a mostly Sativa strain that is loved for its euphoric, creative effects. Aptly named in honor of a man who has created so much joy and music. The plants are likened to Sativa in their growth characteristics. They normally flower between ten and fourteen weeks. The flowers are large and rather dense. Willie Nelson Weed was a Winner of the 2005 High Times Cannabis Cup ( Sativa category). It has developed a fan base to rival the great man himself. Users really love this strain as it leaves them clear-headed and able to perform artistic and social activities.
There is even a brand named in his honor. Willie’s Reserve has been selling its marijuana flower, chocolate edibles, fruit chew edibles and a line of vaporizers in legal stores in 6 States; California, Colorado, Maryland, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington.
In addition, Willie Nelson also sells a CBD line of products across The States called Willie’s Remedy. It was launched in 2019. They offer infused whole bean coffee, tea and tinctures, and other products.
Willie’s lifelong pal, Woody Harelson, quit smoking in 2017 and admitted on the Jimmy Kimmel Show that he was afraid to tell Willie. Now it seems that they have even more in common. The Woody Harelson and Willie Nelson Weed connections live on. Everyone at Mary Jane’s Garage wishes them well.
Cannabis Cooking Show Series 1: a Huge Netflix Hit
Cannabis Cooking takes yet another huge step into the mainstream with an amazing new Netflix series. With $10,000 prize money at stake for the winner of each episode, the new 6 part cooking competition is attracting big audience numbers. As the show says in its introduction, there is a revolution taking cooking by storm, and it is all because of the star ingredient, cannabis.
In each episode, three top cannabis chefs compete to provide a fabulous three-course cannabis-infused meal for the judges. It takes cannabis cooking to a whole new level and brings it fully into the mainstream. Their kitchens are fully stocked with traditional ingredients but also a whole array of cannabis edibles.
Cannabis Cooking Judged by Experts
The judges are singer and culinary expert Kelis and Portland Oregan’s best-known cannabis chef Leather Storrs. In each 30 minute episode, they are joined by celebrity guest tasters. It’s fun and games all the way and the judges soon get into the spirit of things.
The Netflix show is a face-paced wise-cracking ride through cannabis edibles and as you can imagine the judges get as baked as some of the dishes. As the loaded Appetizers, Mains and Desserts appear the judges and guests get high on excitement and of course the food itself.
Episode 1 Grilled Backyard BBQ
Celebrity panel: Ricki Lake, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Jo Koy and Elle King
Chefs: Amanda Jackson, Nate Santana, Cynthia Sestito
40 years of experience between them, it’s Long Beach CA, meets Californian Skateboard cook and experience New York State old hand. The larger than life chefs really bounce off each other as the competition hots up.
Episode 2 Global Eats
Celebrity panel: Bria Vinaite, Ha Ha Davis, Sabrina Jalees, and Flula Borg.
Chefs: Brendan Darby, Harold Sims, Melissa Parks
This is Mexican food versus, African Michelin star quality versus European cuisine. CBD laden cooking and terrific global THC infused specialties. The Chefs present amazing tacos, soups, and dishes to delight the judges.
Episode 3 I Do Cannabis
Celebrity panel: Michael Voltaggio, El-P, Emily Panic, and Too $hort
Chefs: Stacy Primack, Lauren Williams, Coreen Carroll
Incredible wedding theme cannabis-infused dishes from the amazing chefs.
A Cannabis Technology Company expert takes on an ex-football player and DC. Chef and German-born cookbook author.
Episode 4 Futurist Food
Celebrity panel: Nate Robinson, Megan Gailey, Clayton English, and John Salley
Chefs: Chris Yang, Heather Feher, Brooke Egger
A fine dining restaurant owner and chef does battle with a newbie cannabis chef and a very experienced, grower, edible maker, delivery driver, and chef. In this episode, the chefs give us a glimpse into what the future of cannabis cooking might just be like.
Episode 5 High Holidays
Celebrity panel: Alaska Thunderfuck, Amanda Seales, James Jones, and Michael Rapaport.
Chefs: Liv Vasquez, Derek Upton, Patrick Mulcahy
A chef who travels around the States running pop-ups that educate people on Cannabis in food, an ex session drummer turned cook and a Boston based stoner restaurateur and dinner party host. The chefs had to choose a holiday and go for it. We ended up with Ramadan, Thanksgiving, and a whole selection of other holidays. Enjoy those traditional holidays while getting as high as a kite.
Episode 6 Comfort Food To High Cuisine
Celebrity panel: Jeff Dye, Mike E. Winfield, Brooks Wheelan, and Jade Catta Preta.
Chefs: Danielle Bruno, Matthew Chase, Manny Mendoza
Orange County chef Danielle brings her bubbly personality to the table to take on Manny a cannabis events runner from Chicago and Californian cannabis chef and ex-con Matthew. This is probably the toughest brief of the 6 episodes and it is fascinating to see how the chefs handle it.
The overall feel of the show is fun, but don’t be fooled, these guys re seriously good chefs and anyone watching will be interested to try some of these amazing looking marijuana-infused meals. The show definitely takes cannabis cooking to a whole new level.
I think if they really want to sell the idea of both cannabis in food and the show itself, Netflix will need to try and temp some A-listers onto the show for a possible series 2. Very few of the 24 celebrities on show across the 6 episodes will mean anything to anyone outside of the American bubble.
That being said, it’s a great idea and a fun show which gets cannabis edibles in front of a new and growing audience.
Check out the show on Netflix
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Celebrities Celebrate 4/20 Day in Their Own Ways
Celebrities around the world have been celebrating 4/20 day in their own inimitable ways. From Miley Cyrus to Don Cheadle, Celebs have been tweeting messages and sending best wishes to each other. As the World accepts cannabis as a lifestyle choice more and more celebrities are completely open about their love of the weed.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Even Netflix Joined in
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High Times Hemp Cup 2020 winners
Let’s have some good news for a change eh? The High Times Website posted the winners in its highly prized Hemp Cup for 2020. This is a spin-off of their Cannabis Cup which is arguably the most prestigious awards ceremony in the Cannabis industry.
Hemp Cup Categories
The Cup has 8 different categories and the winners, runners up and third place get mentioned in all of them. From Best Flower right through to Pet Products all aspects of Hemp use are covered.
Get the full list of winners on the High Times website
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