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Why this Center City dispensary is closing on 4/20

After four years in operation, Philadelphia-based Ethos Cannabis will close its flagship medical marijuana retail location on the ground floor of the American Postal Workers House.

However, this won’t take effect until close of business on April 20, which is coincidentally 4/20 — a date synonymous with cannabis and known as the busiest day of the year for dispensaries, celebrating the popular marijuana holiday. Continue reading...

Ethos Cannabis is closing its flagship medical marijuana dispensary in Center City Philadelphia this week. (Kristen Mosbrucker-Garza/WHYY News)

Couple’s quest to bring Indian spice blends to home cooking

Husband-and-wife JD Walsh and Shireen Qadri were discussing the difficulties of cooking Indian food from scratch and the convenience of pre-prepared spice mixes when “it just sort of all clicked,” Qadri told BP's Ali Mohsen.

The result is Moji Masala, a line of organic, freshly-ground spice blends, designed to help home cooks conveniently create a range of Indian meat- or vegetable-based dishes in the comfort of their own kitchens. Continue reading...