Moxie Meds

Moxie Meds

Put Your Action Where Your Passion Is How Moxie Meds’ Founder Built the Brand and Team Behind one of California’s Most Successful Medical Tinctures   Jessica Peters just wrapped up a long session shooting with Green Flower Media where she shared her cannabis research and her story before she hopped on the phone for this interview. Though she’s tired, her energy hardly seems diminished; she speaks as passionately about medicinal cannabis at the tail end…

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Three Common Weeds that Heal

Three Common Weeds that Heal

In your backyard. In the cracks of the sidewalk. In untended fields. Weeds find their way into every nook and cranny, sometimes traveling across the globe to spread their progeny. But cannabis isn’t the only weed with healing properties. Here are three common weeds whose benefits extend far beyond the compost bin. Dandelion These bright yellow flowers seem to thrive in impossible places, and though you might consider them pesky garden intruders, they have more…

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Lagunitas’ New Cannabis-Infused Beer

Lagunitas’ New Cannabis-Infused Beer

One of California’s most popular breweries — Lagunitas Brewing Company — has officially crossed over into the cannabis industry. The brewers at Lagunitas, based in Santa Rosa, partnered with Cannacraft’s AbsoluteXtracts to create both a beer and a vape pen that bring flavors from hops and cannabis together to create whole new experiences. Why terpenes? SuperCritical Ale is brewed with cannabis terpenes extracted from Girl Scout Cookies and Blue Dream varietals. These terpenes contribute to…

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Lessons in Herbal Remedies

Lessons in Herbal Remedies

In Redcrest, California, the view of the sky is wide open in nearly all directions; a hard sight to find in the Emerald Triangle. As one of the flatter areas of Humboldt County, this distinctive microclimate is ideal for farmland in a county known for its mountainous roads and sloping hills. On a late August day, the sun gently rose above Chrystal Ortiz’s farm as she prepared for an afternoon of medicine making.   Chrystal…

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MEND: Life at the Seams

MEND: Life at the Seams

Humboldt’s Living History Podcast The hills of Humboldt are shifting. As prohibition ends and an era of cannabis regulation begins, the community adapts to a new paradigm and to new neighbors. Stories of families in the Emerald Triangle have been locked away behind closed lips and an aversion to written records (by necessity), allowing the narrative of greed and environmental destruction to dominate much of the conversation for decades.   What are the real stories…

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A Conference to Celebrate

A Conference to Celebrate

A Celebration of Women’s Health and the Future of Cannabis   A celebration can take on many forms: a raucous party, a formal affair, a casual get-together. The Celebrate Women of Cannabis conference took a novel approach by respecting and addressing the real needs and questions women have about using cannabis to heal.   Hundreds of people gathered at the Arcata Community Center in Arcata, California for the conference, a welcome refuge from the wildfire…

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Treatwell Pet Tinctures

Treatwell Pet Tinctures

Filling in the gaps to help an exotic range of patients  ………………………   Though research exists on how cannabis helps pets facing medical problems like cancer, that limited data pool is only the beginning if you want to help a pet through a heart-wrenching condition. That just wouldn’t do for Northern California company Treatwell, so they’re filling in the gaps themselves to help an exotic range of patients. To create the most effective treatments for…

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The Cannabis Spa at Home

The Cannabis Spa at Home

The Cannabis Spa at Home | Take Your Home Spa to New Heights           It is no easy feat to craft a DIY spa book that can introduce newcomers to cannabis-infused goodies while also giving new ideas to experienced topical-makers. “The Cannabis Spa at Home” strikes that balance. Author Sandra Hinchliffe experimented in her own kitchen for years to create healing lotions, bath salts, facial masks and other topicals after she…

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Fighting For Women

Fighting For Women

How cannabis helped one California attorney fulfill her potential, and is leading to her next great adventure: Medical school    Captivating minds in the courtroom and when marching in the streets, Kyndra Miller has been a quiet, fiery force behind the cannabis industry, blazing trails in the courtroom and activating women and others along the way. She is in part responsible for NORML Women’s Alliance independence from NORML, and she’s shared with us a big announcement…

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