Page 1

page 3

page 9

page 11

page 26


Our Second Location is

Near Downtown & North/South Park

NOW OPEN!

3 3 8 5 s u n r i s e s t. • 9 2 1 0 2 619 • 9 5 5• 5 5 4 0

The New Standard in Cannabis Dispensaries

San Diego’s Premier Open Air Cannabis Market will be held on the SECOND SUNDAY of every month at the Bay Park dispensary. SUNDAY, November 12 11AM TO 5PM

Special Appearance by

Centrally located in Bay Park

George Jung aka Boston George

1028 buenos ave.

from the movie

san diego, ca 6 19-2 75 - 2 2 3 5

Sun. Nov. 12

DELIVERY @ U RB N LE AFCA

Please view our menu on Weedmaps and give us a call to place your order.

# F E E LGOODDRUGS

u rbn lea f.com BUY SAFE

BUY LEGAL.

©2017 Urbn Leaf. All rights reserved. We operate in full compliance with The Compassionate Use Act of 1996, Health & Safety code sections 11362.5,11362.7,11362.775,AB-266, AB-243, SB-643 and Prop 64.


4

THE 420 BOOK


Where the grass is ALWAYS GREENER on the other side

5


GET READY FOR TAKE OFF

PREMIUM HIGH QUALITY GOODS

www.therealkuruptsmoonrock.com VISIT YOUR LOCAL DISPENSARY AND LET THEM KNOW YOU WANT THE REAL KURUPT’S MOONROCK

888‐315‐0726 6

THE 420 BOOK

@the.real.kurupts.moonrock


Evaluation Doctors

Medical Marijuana card

25 15 new patients renewals $

* As Low As

*

$

**

Walk-ins Welcome no appointment necessary 100% confidential

Present this ad to get 20% off at urban glass smoke shoP

**Conditions A ppLy

avoid high taxes on recreational MMj next year Get your Prop. 215 Tax Exempt Doctor Reccomendation Now before the tax increase! Get a hand siGned recommendation in pen see a c.a. licensed doctor face-to-face written doctor representation at court texted 2-week renewal notice 24/7 online & phone verification all verification personal information is encrypted for your protection

GeT Beware of illegal hand stamped or leGal! copied doctor signatures

619-779-8024 Open MOn.-Fri. 10am-5:30pm

4009 Park Blvd. #12, Sd, Ca 92103 Corner of pArk & LinCoLn, 1 bLoCk north of University Where the grass is ALWAYS GREENER on the other side

7


how do you get

FRee PRoduCtS? let us explain

Look for this Logo on ads throughout the magazine. (hint: opposite page)

using the 420 app, scan thE Logo frEE product information appEars on scrEEn and where to redeem Visit chosen dispensary with mobile device and receive frEE products.

We have launched in L.A. 8

THE 420 BOOK

san diego coming dec.


Where the grass is ALWAYS GREENER on the other side

9


Contents Neighborhood Directory Chula Vista........................................................ 13 Cover story: Madzill a

El Cajon............................................................. 19

Page 34

La Mesa............................................................... 26 Miramar.............................................................. 30 Point Loma......................................................... 32 Spring Valley................................................... 41

Other Services Evaluation Doctors......................................... 7 L.A. and S.D.

Smoke Shops..................................................... 53

ready to roll

Page 18

News & Features November event calendar................................... 12 Recreational Marijuana is coming your way... 18 Cover story .............................................................. 34 The dispensary’s new Best friend..................... 50 taking a bite into security

Page 38

Questions and Comments: info@the420book.com, Advertising Inquiries: sales@the420book.com The 420 Book, 8535 Arjons Drive Suite A, San Diego, CA 92126, 858-831-9000 theofficial420book

PRINTED IN THE USA ©2016, The 420 Book All rights reserved. The 420 Book is a free monthly publication. The publisher assumes no responsibility for claims or actions of its advertisers. Opinions expressed herein are not necessarily those of the publisher, staff or advertisers. No portion of this publication may be reproduced in any form without prior written permission from the publisher. Various Illustrations, graphics and photographs in this publication are designed by Prostooleh/Freepik and Freestockcenter/Freepik.com

10

THE 420 BOOK


San Diego’S #1 rateD DiSpenSary Store front 8am-9pm mon-Sun | expreSS Delivery Hotline: 619-841-2045 Happy Hour 7am-9pm $5 off Top Shelf and Private Reserve Grams Text Harbor123 to 619-330-7575 to join our vip text blast for our weekly specials 24-HOUR SECURITY ATM ON-SITE

San Diego City Approved Medical Marijuana Dispensary

FTP SPeCIaLS

4

Buy any caRTRidGe and GeT a

Must bring in The 420 Book | Cannot combine coupons

10 gramS

$

private reServe & top SHelf StrainS

free battery

free 1/8tH Select strains 40 minimum donation

$

everyday

Must bring in The 420 Book | Cannot combine coupons

6 Grams House Shatter $100

Twisted cartridge .5g $25

150oz Fire nugs

Receive 10% off Concentrates

1/8ths Starting at $15

Receive 1 free House Pre Roll

$

50 Min.

$

30 Min.

$

15 GRaM MOOnROcKS

5g crumble $100

Bogo On House Shake $60oz

Buy 1 GRaM MOOnROcKS

Buy 2 Grams Hash get 1 gram free

get 2nD gram 50% off

3 House Joints for $10

donate For 2 edibles get 1 free

$

2405 e Harbor dr. San diego, Ca 92113

1 Mile South of the SD Convention Center @harborcollectivesandiego

Get your reccomendtion immediately online at easy420rec.com Enter code: harbor1 for discount

veterans, Disabled & Senior (65+)

10% off entire order

Where the grass is ALWAYS GREENER on the other side

11


Chula Vista

12

THE 420 BOOK


Chula Vista

Home of THe $10 PrivaTe reserve Gram F T P Deals $8/g Private reserve (ftp, Real Deal pR!)

Nug ruN shatter Or Crumble 2g/$30 (ftp)

buy 1 edible, get ONe half Off

500mg Premium vaPe $10

(ftp, equal OR lesseR value)

(ftp)

24k Or

2/$30! (ftp)

kOrOva 3 dOse 2/$15 (CannOt COmbIne, ftp)

Every Day Returning Patient Deals exClusive shelf 2g/$25 or $45 1/8th (ftp)

$80 OuNCe full Nugs! (seleCt HOuse)

(best pR In Cv, any patIent)

$20/g Nug ruN shatter or Crumble

tOP shelf $8/g or 2g fOr $15

$30 OuNCe iNdOOr shake sPeCial!

Private reserve $10/g or $35 1/8th

O P e N d a i l y 12 am - 2 am

vOted best New COlleCtive!

619-481 -2863

stand alone building, next to burger king, plenty of parking!

1283 3rd Ave, Chula Vista, CA 91911 must be 18+ with valid Ca id & original dosCtor’s reCommendation

Where the grass is ALWAYS GREENER on the other side

13


what is next for

california? Our state is breaking loose and Southern California is leading the way. Los Angeles and San Diego are now providing certainty where confusion has brought panic to our industry. The State of California is getting ready to back-stop the cities and lo and behold we are going to have a legal cannabis regulatory environment before you know it! We want to provide a brief primer on developments in the cities of Los Angeles and San Diego; then finish up briefly with the actions the state has taken to provide some certainly around 2018.

14

THE 420 BOOK


Los Angeles

Los Angeles now has a Department of Cannabis Regulation, providing one stop for all your cannabis regulatory needs. There are three things that are clear in terms of these regulations: •There will be no growing or manufacturing in the City of Los Angeles until further notice; we expect this to change but that is presently the law; •Pre-ICO dispensaries (those on the 2013 list for the most part) will continue to have priority for the foreseeable future. This has set off a scurry of multi-million dollar transactions as the maneuvering begins for what is perceived to be a very scarce resource; •Distribution and testing will continue to be lawful activities and there is consideration of on-site consumption. So what does this mean? •For the customer, it may be more difficult to find a variety of strains. Prices

will now be fully regulated. In the coming months make sure your taxes are in line, fees are ready, and you are moving towards some type of tracking system for your product. Applications need to be filled out, legal counsel in place, and operating in a legal green zone. •For the Cultivator, start looking for cities close by that are opening up for cultivation. The new model for you will be through a Distributor. In the coming months get a tracking system in place and start now.

san diego

Store fronts were granted the ability to sell recreationally, in addition to the previously granted medical. When confronted with the option of legalizing just medical testing or legalizing an entire system, the city council chose the latter: legalizing cultivation, manufacturing, testing and retail dispensaries in San Diego.

Under current law, grow operations will not be permitted in the city of Los Angeles.

may also be higher due to transportation costs associated with cultivation halts. But on the plus side, recreation will be available soon and there may be a sweet stoney lounge to frequent at some point. •For the Retailer, most are already using cultivators outside of the city so not much will change in that aspect. In the meantime, distribution and retail sale of marijuana

city council district and specific regulations will determine how the business should operate. The regulations include things such as lighting, security, age restriction, and foot traffic. As for store fronts, a ban was lifted regarding the proximity to one another. Looks like pricing is about to get a lot more competitive in some areas. All in all this is a huge win for San Diego allowing for the expansion of a growing market in the local area. So what does this mean? •For customers, it could mean a variety of outcomes that we will truly have to wait and see. But one thing is for sure, there will be a lot more jobs hitting the local economy. •Delivery services have to work with a storefront in order to operate. For you it could mean extra capital for working under your license. With the ban lifted on proximity to another store, you may have some friendly competition headed your way.

In the city of San Diego, store fronts will be able to sell recreationally, in addition to the previously granted medical marijuana sales.

This will create a fully integrated marijuana network in San Diego, assuring a diversified tax base. Part of this provision is the topic of transportation and sales. Under the new law cultivators will only be able to sell to store fronts and other cultivators, any additional transport will be to testing facilities. Cultivators will be allowed to have two shops per

•Cultivators, the race is on. There will be a very limited amount of cultivating that will be approved. Get with a cannabis driven law firm to help guide you through what is to come. Between finding a location, 24 hour security, lighting, taxes, employees…it’s in your best interest. Licenses will be up for renewal every 5 years.

State of California The 90 day printable license. The state is not ready to lay into action its set laws for the upcoming California cannabis birthday. Instead what will happen is 90 day licenses will be handed out to those that have the following: Local Approval, type of business, a diagram of your company layout, taxes/financial statements, and contact information. Pretty simple. Due to the complexity of the regulations the state is ready to extend the 90 day licenses if necessary. The good news is with January 1st just around the corner the state is open to answering any question you may have. Applications will be available the beginning of December, have your documents ready and don’t lag. With the influx of applications you want to

get in early. Applications will be accepted but not granted before January 1st. Licensing workshops will be held to specify in some grey areas that the state left for the city to interpret. If you do not make a workshop make sure to do your research online or contact a local law firm for guidance. Lastly, recently covered and on the horizon is cannabis insurance. With the Wild West soon coming to an end with that will be the interest of insurance companies. That’s good news for store fronts all around the nation. Any questions or guidance feel free to contact Alexandria Shaw, Compliance officer for MJIC Compliance ashaw@mjic.com Where the grass is ALWAYS GREENER on the other side

15


Free cannabis products

at your fingertips We understand it can be frustrating trying to find the right cannabis product that works for your needs.

to e m o c wel r app! ou

With The 420 book app, you can try products for free saving you time and money!

Download

the app now! 16

THE 420 BOOK


its so easy with the 420 smart ad 1.

2.

3.

Using our app, patients SCAN The 420 Book logo in ads throughout the magazine.

FREE product information appears on screen and where to redeem.

Patients visit chosen dispensary with mobile device and receive FREE products.

Where the grass is ALWAYS GREENER on the other side

17


18

THE 420 BOOK


El Cajon

BEST FTP DEALS IN EL CAJON

EL CAJON HEALING ROOM 4 GRAM

EIGHTHS fIRST TIME pATIEnTS *5G limit only*

REAl

10g ExoTIc

$

dAIly

dEAlS 4G $ 10 SHAkE SPEND

8g RESERvE pRIvATE

$

6g SHElf

$

Top

buy 1 get 1 half off

40

$

REcEIvE A

FrEE EDIBLE

20 GRAM

$

EdIblES • WAx vApE pEnS

UndER nEW MAnAGEMEnT

HoUSE WAx

619-513-1169

SEE WEEdMApS

FOR ALL DEALS AND SPECIALS!

10am-10pm EvEryDAy • 693 El Cajon Blvd • El Cajon, Ca 92020 Where the grass is ALWAYS GREENER on the other side

19


cannasuEr co. Top of T h e Li ne pr od uc T s

There are lifestyle companies appealing to a broad swath of customers and Cannasuer is one of them. They carry top notch products geared to both the medicinal and recreational user. The company has recently collaborated with Apollo’s Fire Rocks to create solvent-less, pesticide free high end products.

Exotic Formulas Their flagship Terpy sticks were designed for people with throat and lung problems because of their smooth hit. A Terpy stick is a disposable glass pipe filled with Private Reserve Flower, Caviar Hash and Apollo’s Nug Run Crumble. This product is great for people with stress and anxiety or for any concentrate connoisseur. They hit super smooth but pack a heavy punch. Therefore, the Terpy stick is an ideal choice for any level of consumer.

Caviar Hash and Private Reserve Flower Products Cannasuer appeals to the namesake—people who like products that use top shelf and private reserve products. This all natural cannabis pre-roll is an exotic hand rolled blunt that has no competition. The “super super super smooth” formula they use includes an organic leaf, packed with nugs and top of the line crumble. Too many patients nowadays have been accustomed to trim or filler in their joints – but Cannasuer Co uses All Killer No Filler.

A Higher Industry Standard Cannasuer has some future plans that all true Cannasuer’s should be paying attention to. They will be changing the game and holding the industry to a higher standard. 20

THE 420 BOOK


disposable glass pipe with p.r. crumble, p.r. caviar hash & p.r. flower

619-805-4607

Where the grass is ALWAYS GREENER on the other side

@apollosfirerocks

21

@cannasuerco


22

THE 420 BOOK


APOP

APOP

FREE TV’S

FOR DISPENSARIES: • NO OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES • INCLUDES ALL TV’S & HARDWARE • FREE SETUP AND INSTALLATION • CONTENT UPDATED WEEKLY

• SELF CUSTOMIZABLE TICKER • DIGITAL MENU BOARDS WITH ADS • REVENUE SHARE PROGRAM • 3 YEAR MIN CONTRACT REQUIRED

ADVERTISE

YOUR BRANDS AND PRODUCTS IN DISPENSARIES: • REACH YOUR TARGETED CUSTOMERS AT POINT OF PURCHASE • WE ARE LOCATED IN 100’S OF DISPENSARIES AND DR’S OFFICES • PLACE YOUR ADS ON MENUS WHERE BUYING DECISIONS ARE MADE • MEASURABLE ROI THROUGH INCREASED SALES

APOP 213-550-5305

WWW.APOPMEDIA.COM

Where the grass is ALWAYS GREENER on the other side

23


The World’s Largest Medical Marijuana Platform Post ads Free & Browse Local Ads

reach 785,000 registered users in 33 states

Learn how BudTrader can grow your MMJ business 24

1-800-547-6008 | www.budtrader.com

THE 420 BOOK


Budtrader.com

The Medical Marijuana Marketplace By Christina Smith For the states that have legalized marijuana for medicinal and recreational use, there is a free website and online community for users and industry insiders to exchange goods and services with each other locally. www.budtrader.com, optimized for both mobile phones and desktops, is a classified ad platform for businesses and sellers in the legal cannabis industry to post ads for anything from the flower they sell to the jobs they need fulfilled. Visitors to the website can browse the ads that are conveniently organized into different sections so that they can easily find exactly what they are looking for:

• Latest Listings – organizes listings from all categories beginning with the most recent post • City – browse listings that are featured locally to the city you live in

• Cannabis – features ads for flower strains, growing equipment, wholesale distributors, etc. • CbD – ads for cannabidiol (CBD) flower, oils, tinctures, edibles, pet products and wellness

• Dispensary – dispensaries and collectives post here to advertise their business and deals • DeLivery – delivery services for users that like their products to come to them • CLones – cultivators post ads here for strain-specific clones

• ConCentrates – oils, vape pens, shatter, wax, crumble, dabs, and other concentrates

• eDibLes – medicated munchies, oils, butters etc. for users that like to ingest their cannabis

• equipment – cultivation equipment like hydroponics, lighting, plant nutrition, trimmers, etc • business opportunity – businesses and growers that seek investors, clients and workers • Jobs – employment postings for available jobs and job-seekers in the cannabis industry • mmJ DoCtor – find a marijuana doctor near you and get your cannabis card • reaL estate – properties with large acreage for industrial cultivation

• resume – post resumes for jobs so that employers can find your relevant work experience • rippers – expose and warn others about people in cannabis who have ripped you off • seeDs – strain-specific cannabis seeds for sale

• serviCes – ads for people offering their work services or in need of partners • traDe – trading and bartering goods for goods or goods for services

• WanteD – postings and “wanted ads” for people looking for goods or services budtrader has been around since 2008 but had to keep a pretty low profile due to federal restrictions. Now that legalization laws are sweeping the nation they have gone from 50,000 registered users to an impressive 650,000 registered users and growing (pun intended). Visit the website www.budtrader.com to browse listings or post ads for the cannabis industry. It’s completely free, it’s easy to get started, and it’s fun to see all of the business opportunities out there. Enjoy!

Where the grass is ALWAYS GREENER on the other side

25


La Mesa

$10 grAM

First tiMe PAtients

Best FLOwer in tHe HoUse

Free One grAM OF tOP sHeLF

we MOveD to LA MesA!

7871 University Ave LA MesA, CA 91942

with minimum donation

HoUse

tOP sHeLF

$5 grAM

$8 grAM

PrivAte reserve $10 grAM

$ 10/G MOOnwALK syrup 1000Mg tHC

$ 30

100mg sativa/hybrid/indica $8 t.K.o./recovery/CBD $15 KOrOvA BLACK BAr $35

g DrinKs $8 each

PrerOLL

500Mg riCe KrisPy Or 300 Mg sOUr BeLt gUMMies

26

Presidentials $10

THE 420 BOOK

Cavi Doobies g-stiKs $10 $10

$8

we CArry Live resin!


La Mesa

$ 30

DAB FACe

sOLvent Free DistiLLAte

1 gram

KUsHtOwn sODA $ 5 150Mg tHC

each

$ 20

CAnnA LeAn 600mg tHC syrup

each

Alpine Brass Heavy FlavrX $25 500mg Knuckles Hitters $15 500mg $40 $40 grAM $30 grAM $40 eMerALD CUP sHAtter/CrUMBLe/rOsin $10 all 1/2 grams excluding Live resin

$5

PUnCH sHAtter $30 FULL grAM

CrUMBLe/sHAtter

$

15

FULL grAM

blowout sales everyday! extensive selection! Great service! 7 8 7 1 U n i v e r s i t y Av e • L A M e s A , C A 9 1 9 4 2 Where the grass is ALWAYS GREENER on the other side

27


MJIC COMPLIANCE PRODUCT & SERVICE OFFERINGS No secret, cannabis in California is a highly regulated industry. From business plans, to licensing, to security arrangements, taxes and fees, to where, how and how much, there is no end to municipal and state regulations. HOWEVER, the good news is that there is an increasingly clear roadmap defining legal cannabis operations. MJIC Compliance has cracked the code, providing dynamic products and services to simplify and assure regulatory compliance. Here is how we do that:

MUNICIPAL LICENSE OPPORTUNITIES Our staff researches, summarizes and circulates daily and weekly “hotsheets” outlining city council activities, immediate license opportunities and then identifies those cities we view as “on deck” to commence licensing. Our customers have grown to rely upon this information to provide a broad overview of the marketplace and its developments.

REAL ESTATE OPPORTUNITIES We also provide immediate real estate identification services within identified or potentially future “green zones” providing our customers with buy and lease opportunities matched with supportive jurisdictions.

ONGOING COMPLIANCE SERVICES AND TECHNOLOGY As our customers consider and deploy the details of their operations, our team of experienced attorneys, accountants and consultants provide regulatory advice and planning, accounting and tax services and compliance technology to operations providing a sort of “good housekeeping seal of approval” providing the critical interface with regulators. When the regulators call for audit (which we are now seeing in the marketplace) we are there with well documented operations and professional level staff to assure all regulatory audit questions are addressed.

FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING AND TAXES We have a staff of cannabis experienced accountants and tax professionals providing financial modeling, accounting, bookkeeping and tax advice/return preparation providing seamless financial services to our regulatory assistance.


Miramar

30

THE 420 BOOK


Miramar

Where the grass is ALWAYS GREENER on the other side

31


Point Loma

VOT E D S A N D I EG O ’ S # 1 L EG A L D I S P E N S A RY 3 Y E A R S I N A R OW

FREE DELIVERY

WITH PURCHASES OF $60 (WITHIN 20 MILES)

10% OFF

SENIOR, VETERAN, DISABLED AND STUDENT DISCOUNTS

F I R ST T I M E PAT I E N T 1/4 OZ OBAMA KUSH

FREE 8TH W/ MINIMUM DONATION

DOWNLOAD OUR APP 32

THE 420 BOOK


Point Loma

HOURS B2G1

$10 OFF 710 KINGPEN 1G CART AOTA RESERVE QTR FOR $65 FREE WEEKLY PRIVATE RESERVE TERPX GRAM TO CANCER PATIENTS, CALL SHATTER FOR DETAILS! BUY 2 GRAMS HASH GET 1 FREE 5/$60 PRIVATE RESERVE JOINTS / PUNCHIES JUICES $5 / SPECLIALS WHILE SUPPLUS LAST

Where the grass is ALWAYS GREENER on the other side

33


Madz breaks the brand

to get what’s real By: Rob Starr If you take look at and read through the press that’s been written about her, you might think you know Madzilla, aka Madelyn Lance. In fact it would be easy to see how the tats and sexy poses made her a modern pin up for the pot world, today’s version of those curvy WWII WACS that did their part with sultry smiles and perky salutes almost a century ago. But you need to look closer to get the real story. In fact you need to look right at one of the features that prompted the press to give her the “sexy-stoner brand” handle she’s trying to rework. “I did get my neck tattooed,” she said. “That one is for my parents. It’s an hour glass with two hearts connected. Every time I see it, I’m motivated to do everything I need to do.”

Old adage

Right there you know how true the old adage is that you can’t judge a book by its cover. Although of course in this case there’s nothing wrong with appreciating her sassy good looks and savvy charm for a second or two before you dig deeper into what makes this 28 year old phoneme tick. Getting to know this Long Beach based model is about understanding how she’s let the ingredients simmering in the cauldron 34

THE 420 BOOK

of her past rise to the surface to skim them and make something new, how she epitomizes the old adage from Hemmingway that “the world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong in the broken places.” It’s just that for her, the process started much too early. Her mother was born in Long Beach but Madelyn was born in Oregon. “My parents ended up separating when I was younger,” she says. “They both did heavy drugs like meth, coke and heroin, and my Dad was an alcoholic.”

Left a mark

To make matters worse, her father had a liver problem and passed away when she was only 10 years old. Although she says she doesn’t remember him very well, they have one important date they share in common that’s left a mark on Madzilla. “I was born on his birthday which made it really crazy,” she says. “Every year we share the same birthday.” After her father’s death, young Madelyn was left alone with her mother and that woman’s struggle with drugs. Their situation took them down that never-ending spiral that’s often the earmark of drug and alcohol abuse. continued on page 30


illa

Where the grass is ALWAYS GREENER on the other side

35


continued from page 28

Abandoned houses

The family of two lived in a series of abandoned houses and even cars. At a tender young age when most children are used to playing in playgrounds and enjoying warm meals in the comfort of a caring and nurturing environment, the girl who would become Madzilla was learning to expect different things from the world around her. “We even needed to eat out of dumpsters. My mom taught me how to go dumpster diving,” she says with a slight laugh that reinforces the inner strength she’s needed to survive. “Most of my clothes and shoes were out of the dumpster when I was younger.”

Hollywood script

It would all be a classic Hollywood script if it wasn’t real. However this is a genuine scenario and not one where art imitates life. Eventually, her mother allowed her to go live in another state with some relatives. Her mother told her she’d be back at the end of the summer but it was a trip that would last three years and leave another mark on her personality and the

36

THE 420 BOOK

person she is today. The relatives that she stayed with wouldn’t allow her to talk to her mother on the phone unless they were standing within earshot so Madelyn wouldn’t tell her what was really going on in her new life.

Walking billboard

In a way, she’s a walking billboard for her own history. Take the letter B that’s tattooed on the side of her face as a tribute to her half-brother Brian who’s been incarcerated for years. When she was 13 years old, Madzilla and her mother settled in a trailer park in Arizona. The other residents were mostly crack addicts and not surprisingly they fought constantly in living quarters that were unfit for both. “Me and my mom shared a bedroom. I’d come home from school and there’d be heroin needles on the floor.”

A pair of skulls

Back then she got her first set of tattoos which were a pair of skulls shaped like

cherries. Not surprisingly, the young girl set out on a road that might have led to her eventual ruin. At 14, she moved out to hang around with some friends who were headed down the same path. She lived in group homes, crashed where she could and was often homeless during the period. It was a recipe for a wasted life and certain disaster. However, Madelyn had another set of genes in her makeup that were to set her on a different path and maybe save her life. She explains what prompted this life changing pivot. “At one point my mom and I were living with my grandmother. I’m named after my grandma and she is one of the big reasons that I became a model.” Vintage pinup When she describes that relative as “a super pretty vintage pinup looking lady” who modeled back in the day, you can hear her voice change and become hopeful and buoyant. There were modeling pictures around the space all three shared that motivated Madelyn from a young age to look beyond


her present circumstances to the possibility of a better future. Still, there were the constant reminders of her life as it was and even one episode with a sick aunt, she thought of after she found the benefits of marijuana.

Bedridden in the trailer

“My aunt had multiple sclerosis at the time. She was bedridden in the trailer while we were living in Arizona. She was at the stage where all her limbs were contracted and she had huge bedsores,” this woman friends nicknamed Madzilla says. “She couldn’t talk anymore and it got really bad. If I’d known about CBD back then, I definitely would’ve given it to her.” Even though her grandmother was a positive influence, Madelyn’s life had a lot stacked up in the negative ledger. After a long bumpy relationship, she finally found a common ground with her mother when she was 20 years old. At a time when things seemed to be smoothing over, her mother passed away from a methadone overdose. It was during the early stages of her daughter’s modeling career. “I had a big photo shoot in a warehouse and my brother called me from prison and told me ‘Mom died,’” she says admitting the subject is one she’s only shared in a small circle and that she’s only become comfortable talking about it recently. Madelyn had visited her mother two weeks before. At 20, both her parents were dead and her brother was locked away. The pressure and shock of dealing with life without any family by her side forced her to make some hard decisions about what she’d need to do to survive.

Left alone

For the first time in her life, she was left alone to make decisions for herself, by herself. The realization took a toll. “I started freaking out because I didn’t know what I was going to do with my life,” she says. “I started stripping a couple weeks after that happened because literally I had no money and I was scared and felt so alone.” After a few years, she started to make a name for herself and realized that dancing

was going to give her the leverage to further her modeling career and do other things she wanted to in life.

Credits weed

She gave it up three years ago to model more. Madelyn credits weed with helping her get through all the rough patches and curves that life has thrown her. “I did experiment with a few other things but at the end of the day, weed is what calms me down and helps me to stay creative. When I smoke, I feel like everything I do is for my mom and dad.” She pauses for a second to collect her thoughts before continuing. “If I didn’t have weed, I probably wouldn’t even be sane right now. It really is a medicine.”

Serious medical conditions

She says that one of the things she likes best about marijuana is the way it brings people together and that it’s the better route to take for dealing with things like pain, depression and serious medical conditions than some other options. When all is said and done she takes a low-key approach that puts using her fame to help other people at a premium. “Last year we did a big charity event for CBD. A friend of mine suffers from a rare medical condition and uses it. I just smoke weed and do what I do and other people call me an activist.”

Do the right thing

This compassionate stoner the LA Weekly called “the World’s Most Famous Pothead Hip-Hop Tattooed Model,” wants to do the right thing with her success. However, she knows that appearing in Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa’s “French Inhale” video and having a large Instagram following is equal parts success and luck. Consider this part of her story that reads like this script from a movie. “I was out at the clubs one night. At that time I had just done some modeling.”

Snoop Dogg

She goes on to say how a stranger came up to ask her what she did for a living. When she told him she was a model, he replied

that he worked with Snoop Dogg and asked her if she wanted to be in a video. Her background in videos is impressive and not to be denied—even if she’s trying to break away from the image it’s given her and start anew. Still, she’s the first to admit being in Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa’s “French Inhale” video does open some doors. She’d never done any video work before that and wasn’t sure about it, so she chose a characteristic move to help her decide if she wanted to work with the relative stranger that night at the club. “I finally said, “You know what? Let’s go rock, paper scissors. If you win, I’ll give you my contact info but make sure it’s for something important.” The rest, as they say, is history.

New direction

Now that that her career has taken off, Madelyn “Madzilla” Lance is characteristically driving it in a new direction because if you know her and her story you know she’ s always done things on her own, her own way. So what will the new incarnation of Madzilla be? More videos with weed icons and brazen photo shoots that combine the sensual and sassy? Possibly, but it’s clear to see that someone whose been through what she has knows the value of changing, adapting and doing what’s right. “Out with the old and in with the new,” she says. “At the end of the day, I’m a spiritual person and I want to put that out with a certain vibe through my work.” In the end, her goals are simple and her aim is still true. “I want to be able to work with the right brand and make it stand out,” she says. “Like I’ve said before, if I had known about the real medical and other benefits of CBD and marijuana years ago, I could have helped a lot of other people before now.” Orange Background photos: Photography: Tiffany Jewels @TiffanyJewels | #TiJewelsPhotography  Makeup: Nisie Palacio  @Baddbelizean | #BadGyalCertified

Where the grass is ALWAYS GREENER on the other side

37


Find us on weedmaps :)

Krystal Küre At first GlANCE,

it may be easy to overlook the subtle, yet fundamental meaning and conceptual thought that went into the brand’s name Krystal Kure. As the name implies- Krystal Kure was initially developed to take full advantage of all the medicinal facets associated with medical grade cannabis. In a recent interview with Raymond the CEO of Krystal Kure, we were given exclusive, personal insight to the company’s story that is an excellent portrayal of “Tragedy and Triumph.” This led to the research and development of one of the most potent, if not THE most potent vape/dab oil concentrate filtering processes available in the market today. “In November of 2016 my fiancé and I were in a very bad car accident,” he says, “We were both transported to the hospital in ambulances and all I could think about was her the whole time. When we arrived at the hospital, I learned from the doctor that she had sustained some type of neck injuries and that immediately caused me great concern for her safety and her well-being,” he adds. “They put her through the MRI machine and when the doctor came back, he said that he noticed something abnormal while analyzing her images.” He continues to add, “They found what they believed to be a Nodule and that they would need to conduct further testing.” Shortly after the nodule was discovered, biopsy complete and Raymond stated, “my whole life changed from that moment on. I cried… I cried more than I ever have as a man.” The Krystal Kure executive described himself as feeling ‘powerless’ and being unable to rationalize why something like this was happening so suddenly. The soon to be married couple then realized that they were confusing warning signs with less critical ailments. Early detection is a key component in preventing and effectively treating most types of cancers. As Raymond is discussing possible treatment options with said fiancé he states, “she told me she didn’t want any poisons in her body at all,” referring to the various treatment options. That meant that Raymond and his company were going to have to really get into gear developing a product that they would be able to standby as a healer - a “cure” of sorts. The process of refinement consists of a patent-pending filtering process that was designed and intended to produce the maximum amount of CBD extraction possible. “My fiancé began to gain her weight back and she began to return to her normal self. It was incredible.” Now here we are today; following the same process for making the highest quality THC available to the market. A product that takes countless hours of processing and refining to complete. Our concentrates are made from the highest-grade flowers and buds that one can get their hands on. We use the top strains that our patients love and we create a variety of different categories of cartridges. From our Berner Cookie hybrids to our Louis XIII Indica’s, the quality remains the best in the market. All Krystal Kure oils are 100% organic and then CO2 blasted. We don’t use solvents, PG, VEG or MCT oils like a lot of companies and our oil goes through the process of distillation which gives it the most clear and potent look and taste. We take pride in providing our patients with the cleanest concentrates, it has become our passion and our team of experts are doing their best to maintain that level of quality and consistency!

38

THE 420 BOOK


@whoispluggedin @dislexi_ Model: Photography:

HIGH POTENCY

vape and dab oil! PHARM LABS TESTED ORGANIC 93% THC PESTICIDE fREE 100% CANNABIS OIL CBD vAPE & DAB OIL

www.krystalkure.com (877) 710 kure / Info@krystalkure.com @Krystalkure710 / Where find usison the grass ALWAYSweedmaps GREENER on the other side

39


Now Hiring Qualified account Reps. sales@420book.com 619-781-2600 40

THE 420 BOOK


Spring Valley

OPen 24/7 In sPrIng valley! 3617 Bancroft Drive, Suite D, 91977

FIrst tIme PatIents PIck 2 OF the OFFers belOw!

4 $ gr a m 8 $

$

brIng In the 420 bOOk & sPIn Our PrIze wheel with $10 donation*

get

20

store credit with 5 loyalty points

Any patient. limit 1 spin per patient

tOP shelF (8 dIFFerent straIns!)

gram

NO limit! First-Time patients only.Cannot combine with other flower deals.

HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

PrIvate reserve

FTP only. Select Strains.You won’t believe the quality!

HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

$

3

sPecIal gram shelF

$

FTP only. Select Strains

30

$

heavy hItters 1g

FTP only. Limit 4. Exp.11/30

Punch shatter

$

25 gram FTP only. Limit 4.

5g exclusIve

FTP only. Select Strains You won’t believe the quality!

Cannot combine with other flower deals.

$

11o

PrIvate oz reserve

12

FTP only.

125 $25

mOOnbars $

(0.5 vaPe)

250mg

(3 dose, limit 3) (Black Bar limit 3)

weekly sPecIals FOr returnIng PatIents buy 2, get 1 Free On all edIbles!. Exp.11/30

exOtIc straIns 10 gs

$

Og shatter

10o 10 gram

Any patient. Must present ad. Exp.11/30

$

Any patient. No limit Must present ad. Exp.11/30

$

1 1 gram

sPace nugs

Any patient. with ad. Exp.11/30

sPace rOckets traP stIcks $5 Any patient, no limit. Select strains. $12 Must present ad. No limit! Exp.11/30

$

FTP only.

FTP only. All Alpine products. Limit 2 free grams

FTP only. Limit 4

edIbles

50

buy 2 alPIne PrOducts, get 1 Free!

(0.5 vaPe)

$$

$

10

pre-rolls

$

25

1/2 gram barOnI rOsIn

Any patient. with ad. Exp.11/30

Any patient. Limit 4 Exp.11/30

7

FTP only. Limit 4.

35

$

HY Vapes 1g 80% thc

Any patient. Exp.11/30

$50 $10 vItal stIcks

(1g vape)

Any patient with ad. No limit!

reFer a FrIend and get a $20 we carry bubble gum cOOkIes stOre credIt! (friend must donate min. $30) and exOtIc lemOnades!

Top shelf flower dipped in wax and covered in keif. Any patient

text “bmw” to 858-205-6050 to get $9 private reserve grams or 15% off any edible, wax or vape!

619-366-5334 3617 Bancroft Drive, Suite D, Spring Valley, CA 91977 (directly across the street from Bancroft Music)

ATM • PlenTy of PArking • 24-Hour ArMed SecuriTy Where the grass is ALWAYS GREENER on the other side

41


42

THE 420 BOOK


Spring Valley

Where the grass is ALWAYS GREENER on the other side

43


Spring Valley

HHHHH

# g o e i ’ S D n 1 a S reational D

c e R d e s n e c i L

ispe nsa ry

nO Doctors Recommendation necessary! bring photo iD 18+ up! 44

THE 420 BOOK


Spring Valley

FTP SPecialS

CHOOsE OnE! Donate $40 or more Get FREE 1/4th (house strain) Donate $70 or more Get FREE 1/8th (house strain)

Club 64

Donate $100 or more Get 2 FREE Grams (exclusive strains) Donate $40 or more Get FREE Dab Ring or Bubbler $10 Off Any Gram or Hash, Wax, Kief or Cartridge! Buy 2 Edibles, Get One Free!! 3 Free Pre-Rolls!

(equal or lesser value)

($10 min. donation)

all FTP! Free Dab! Free eDible!

24hr armeD Security & Surveillance

3650 1/2 Bancroft Dr. | spring Valley, CA 91977

619-480-4399

Where the grass is ALWAYS GREENER on the other side

45


46

THE 420 BOOK


Spring Valley

Where the grass is ALWAYS GREENER on the other side

47


December 4

2017

THE TAGLYAN 1201 VINE STREET HOLLYWOOD, CA 90038

5:30pm - 9:30pm

The 2nd Southern California

Cannabis Industry Outreach Dinner TICKETS: $299 INCLUDES HOSTED BAR, HOR D'OEUVRES, SPEAKERS, SEATED DINNER AND RECEPTION For reservation & information, visit coastalpacificpac.com or contact 833 | 654 | 8468  info@coastalpacificpac.com 48

THE 420 BOOK

GUEST OF HONOR Los Angeles City Council President

Herb Wesson


Spring Valley

get 25% off all moXie products When you bring in the 420 book

BIGGEST SELECTION, BEST QUALITY, BEST PRICES IN SAN DIEGO!

FTP 25% oFF everyThing FTP $25 1/8th any sTrain moon rock $10/gram

berry White, sour d, pink Jasmine $ 6/gram $80 1/2 ounce gg#4, gsc, XJ13, green candy, blueberry pineapple $ 5/gram $60 1/2 ounce

shatter $10/g $3 for $25 alpine $50/g | King Pin $50/g | brass knuckles $50/g moxie $25/ 1/2 gram private reserve $10/g korova, lol edibles, kushy punch % 25% off w this ad hours 9am-11:30Pm everyday! plenty of parking • safe location • must present ad for these offers • lab tested - armed security

We accept all debit & credit cards! 10630 Willie Baker Way, Spring Valley, 91978 • 619-741-5668 Where the grass is ALWAYS GREENER on the other side

49


Pot has gone

to the dogs By Rob Starr

Dogs are man’s best friend and so is recreational/medicinal pot. So, it shouldn’t really be a surprise that some smart entrepreneur has put the two together to sell dogs to guard legal grows operations. However, if you peak behind the curtain to get the full picture of the training, history and dedication that goes into Taylor Made Working Dogs, you’ll see there’s great story too.

Top Quality Dog Trainer

Like the name implies, Taylor Made Working Dogs is a top quality dog trainer in the San Diego area. They have several outstanding training courses to choose from and have made their name as a third-generation breeder of working German shepherd dogs. Kris Taylor is the owner and head trainer. Because he’s a smart businessman, he saw a crossroad where his family business met the needs of the flowering cannabis industry. “There’s a lot of legal growers and things like dispensaries here,” he said. “That being said, just because marijuana is legal, that doesn’t mean the industry isn’t surrounded by a lot of shady individuals.”

Inside the Law

Taylor is quick to point out he’s not talking about the folks who grow pot and stay inside the law. “I’m talking about the people that might want to profit from them,” he says telling the story of a grower friend who lost his 2nd amendment rights when he became a legal pot seller. The situation quickly became a security issue. Taylor explains. “The issue was this guy had been robbed several times on his farm.” Taylor had already sold the family a dog for personal protection. That’s when he saw another opportunity to put another one of his highly trained animals to work. “He hasn’t had a problem since,” Taylor says. 50

THE 420 BOOK


Reefer Ranchers

His company fits the need for growers who live far enough away from urban centers police response times can be hours. In some cases, these reefer ranchers even need to walk out for miles just to get a cell signal when something goes wrong. Perhaps best of all, Taylor Made Working Dogs come from a long line of family dedicated to the breed that stretches back across the ocean. Although he got his first German Shepard in 1987 and became a helper at the San Diego Schutzhund Club in 2003, the family relationship started in the homeland of the breed.

Breed Standard

“My mom’s from Germany and there’s a very common sport there called Schutzhund,” he says. Basically, it’s a test of the dog’s ability to protect and be

more useful companions to people. It’s the original breed standard. The result is a small group of breeders that bring out the best in the working side of the dog’s temperament. One of the by products of this Schutzhund classification and training are dogs that are bred for protection work. Taylor Made Working Dogs breeds specifically for that. They are also good companions in the home and peaceful and controlled in a variety of circumstances too. “Confidence, ability and nerve are just as important as a drive to work,” he says. In the end, there’s a real case for this kind of four legged protection over the kind that comes with a trigger when you’re trying to protect your pot operation and Kris Taylor sums it up best. “A dog is always out there. Always searching and looking. If they’re functional enough to be used in combat, they can keep any criminals off your property.”

Where the grass is ALWAYS GREENER on the other side

51


SMOKE SHOPS

Where the grass is ALWAYS GREENER on the other side

53


SPEEDWEED We Bring It

54

speedweed.com 888-860-8472

THE 420 BOOK


Dr. Norm’s Medical Cannabis Cookies are infused with award winning clear extract. Taste the cookie... not the cannabis!

Where the grass is ALWAYS GREENER on the other side

55


The Brass Knuckles Experience at the High Life Musical Festival

Real purity. Real Integrity. No nonsense. We speak to true cannabis connoisseurs through the art of extraction to deliver lab-tested, top-shelf cannabis concentrates.

56

THE 420 BOOK


Where the grass is ALWAYS GREENER on the other side

57


BECAUSE YOUR MIND NEEDS A BREAK 855-984-1771

order@kushypunch.com | www.kushypunch.com


San Diego’S #1 rateD DiSpenSary Store front 8am-9pm mon-Sun | expreSS Delivery Hotline: 619-841-2045 Happy Hour 7am-9pm $5 off Top Shelf and Private Reserve Grams Text Harbor123 to 619-330-7575 to join our vip text blast for our weekly specials 24-HOUR SECURITY ATM ON-SITE

San Diego City Approved Medical Marijuana Dispensary

FTP SPeCIaLS

4

Buy any caRTRidGe and GeT a

Must bring in The 420 Book | Cannot combine coupons

10 gramS

$

private reServe & top SHelf StrainS

free battery

free 1/8tH Select strains 40 minimum donation

$

everyday

Must bring in The 420 Book | Cannot combine coupons

6 Grams House Shatter $100

Twisted cartridge .5g $25

150oz Fire nugs

Receive 10% off Concentrates

1/8ths Starting at $15

Receive 1 free House Pre Roll

$

50 Min.

$

30 Min.

$

15 GRaM MOOnROcKS

5g crumble $100

Bogo On House Shake $60oz

Buy 1 GRaM MOOnROcKS

Buy 2 Grams Hash get 1 gram free

get 2nD gram 50% off

3 House Joints for $10

donate For 2 edibles get 1 free

$

2405 e Harbor dr. San diego, Ca 92113

1 Mile South of the SD Convention Center @harborcollectivesandiego

Get your reccomendtion immediately online at easy420rec.com Enter code: harbor1 for discount

veterans, Disabled & Senior (65+)

10% off entire order


blowout sales everyday! extensive selection! Great service!

BEST FLOWER IN THE HOUSE

$10 GRAM

new location 7 8 7 1 u n i v e r s i t y av e • LA MESA, CA 91942 See page 26

The 420 Book • SD • November 2017  
The 420 Book • SD • November 2017  

San Diego’s local information on: Dispensaries, Evaluation Doctors, Delivery Services, News and Events