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Cannabis Beverages

February 16, 2024
Since last month was “Dry January”, I thought it fitting to highlight what many people are replacing their usual alcoholic drinks for…. Drinks infused with Cannabis. Being social, and by-proxy, social drinking, is a big part of human history… a part of our nature really. And every year, more and more people are trading in […]

Galentines with Grown Womxn, Good Weed

February 1, 2024
Lets go girls… (Said in my best Shania Twain voice) February brings another amazing Galentines Day event, thrown by the lovely ladies of Grown Womxn, Good Weed. (GWGW) This Sunday, February 4th 2024 from 2pm – 6pm in Sacramento, CA… It’s going down.  I attended their last Galentines event in Sacramento in 2022 with my […]

Emerald Cup Turns 20!

January 18, 2024
The Emerald Cup is officially entering its 20th year, and we are ready to celebrate!  The Cannabis Communities favorite event is back and prepping for a huge weekend of friends, fun, and of course, flower! I’ve been lucky enough to attend 9 of the 20 Emerald Cups, usually working behind a dab rig at the […]

Breaking Down Assembly Bill 2188

January 5, 2024
You may have seen the California Cannabis community celebrating more than the New Year this January 1st. Assembly Bill 2188 has officially gone into effect, and many are finding it to be a pretty big reason to celebrate. This CA Bill is an act that is adding Section 12954 to existing CA Government Code relating […]

Looking Back on 2023

December 29, 2023
2023… Let’s be real… You’ve been a lot.  Lot of ups and downs… Which means that, overall, this has definitely been a year of growth! (That’s always good…) Watching our sponsor company, PayRio, grow so much over the past 12 months has been nothing short of amazing. And being able to document it all with […]

Stephanie Shepard and the Last Prisoner Project

December 22, 2023
Don’t you just love when you meet someone and just instantly connect with them? Working in Cannabis has allowed me to meet some truly amazing people, and Stephanie Shepard is a prime example of that. I met her during MJBizCon in Las Vegas at the Golden Paddle Pickleball Competition, where she was working because Last […]

Happy Holidaze

December 8, 2023
It’s the Holiday season, and I’m not even gonna front… I LOVE the Holidays. I personally celebrate Christmas, but whether you celebrate Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, or another Holiday, this time of year is special. Filled with magic, tradition, love, and giving. And while a lot of blogs are focused on listing the perfect Canna-gift ideas, […]

PayRio at MJBizCon 2023

November 24, 2023
The Neon Capital of the World is about to get MUCH more lit… It’s time for MJBizCon! Aubrey and select members of the PayRio team are heading to Las Vegas next week for MJBizCon 2023, and we are all beyond excited. Last year was our teams first time attending what some have come to call […]

Green Wednesday: Like Black Friday… But Better!

November 17, 2023
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and the Cannabis world knows what that means… It’s time for Green Wednesday! I’m not a really big shopper, but I morphe into one on Green Wednesday. What is Green Wednesday, you might ask? We’ve all heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday… And yes, dispensaries offer sales on […]

House of LDLR

November 10, 2023
Sexuality and Cannabis: Two things that have always been somewhat taboo to talk about.  It seems the world is very uncomfortable with the thought of feeling pleasure. Whether that pleasure comes from some sort of drug, or from something sexual… Bring the subject up in public, and you are sure to catch some side-eye. And […]

Women’s Canna Awards

October 13, 2023
Here at For:20 Minutes, and PayRio, we are ALL about women empowering women. To me, the feeling of being able to lift other women up, honor them, and make them feel great about themselves, is beyond compare. So when I heard about the Women’s Canna Awards, my ears instantly perked up.  “An awards show focused […]

Area 101 with Tim Blake

October 6, 2023
If you’ve seen a gigantic alien billboard in Northern California off Highway 101, then you have driven right past an infamous piece of land known as Area 101. Many don’t realize it, but this beautiful property in the Emerald Triangle is steeped in Cannabis history. I sat down with Area 101 owner/Emerald Cup Founder, Tim Blake, […]