Monday, March 30, 2020

Erin James

Erin James is the editor-in-chief of Sip Publishing, publishers of Sip Northwest and CIDERCRAFT magazines, and a longtime freelance writer and editor with a focus on food, beverage and travel writing.

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Canadian Scientist Wants To Research Cannabis As Treatment For COVID-19

Marijuana has known anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory properties that need further investigation during the global COVID-19 pandemic, says one doctor.

Is Resin A Good Replacement If Marijuana Supplies Go Dry?

Another month of quarantine means that people in legal marijuana states will be scrambling around, even more than they already are, to make sure they have plenty of weed on hand

The Connection Between Ayurveda, Cannabis, And Psychedelics

Ayurveda includes cannabis and psychedelics, two natural medicines that have historically been used for healing the many complex levels of the human body, beginning with the mind. 

New Study Finds Medical Marijuana Is Too Strong For Pain Relief

Results of the study found that between 70-90% of legal marijuana products contained THC levels higher than 15%.

Raleigh Mayor Accidentally Includes Vape Pen In Social Distancing Post

This is notable because North Carolina has no comprehensive medical or recreational marijuana laws.

Why The Black Market Continues To Thrive — And What Is Being Done About It

While the black market is thriving in nearly every market where cannabis is sold — it was 60% of second quarter sales in Canada in 2019 — it appears to be particularly troublesome in California.

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7 Budget-Savvy Champagne Alternatives For New Year’s Eve

Reign in that extra spending in a naturally costly time of year by following this list of non-vintage (NV), budget-savvy Champagne alternatives for New Year’s Eve, all for under $20.

Wassail Prep: 5 Drink Pairings For Your Delicious Holiday Feast

Give your drinking a cultured and complementary purpose by matching each drink you take down with an equally toothsome dinner course.

You’re Gonna Need It: 5 Wines To Get You Through Thanksgiving Alive

Everyone knows alcohol helps pass the time spent with less-than-kindred kin during the holiday season. If bird is the word, that dried-out turkey might need some liquid support as much as you do. With mandatory imbibing in mind, we discuss...

5 Classic Horror Flicks And What To Drink While Watching Them

Ian Dinsmore, movie reviewer and founder of Drunk Sunshine, to get his list of horror films to watch and paired the movies with select wines and beers.

6 Bottles Of Cider That Will Make You Rethink Beer

When herb is the word, botanical alternatives can get pretty high on the list of consumables that feel good. P

How Cannabis Sommeliers Are Making Dinner Parties Way More Fun

When it comes to your senses, the nose knows. Sensory evaluation, the scientific discipline that analyzes and measures human senses in response to an external source, is the educational crux for trained professionals in the wine, beer...