Lawrence Ringo

Lawrence Ringo

  Charlotte’s Web was first introduced to the world via a television documentary; what the world didn’t know is, that strain actually began in Southern Humboldt. When CNN aired Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s first documentary “Weed” in 2013, Charlotte’s Web seemed like a miracle plant, with little to no psychoactive properties. The strain was named after the then four year old Charlotte Figi, who suffers from Dravet Syndrome, and endured up to 300 grand mal seizures…

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Landrace Strains

Landrace Strains

Exploring the Ancient Strains that Flourish Today – Kilimanjaro  Cherry                 “One hit and the strain’s ancient origins come into evidence. When Cleopatra was seducing Caesar, when Harriet Tubman was navigating ex-slaves through the underground railroad, when my forebears were stressing their Ellis Island entrance, someone, somewhere was enjoying these flowers.” During prohibition, our farm grew mostly one strain for the past 16 years — OG. As per black…

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Opportunity and Adventures

Opportunity and Adventures

Opportunity and Adventures in Cannabis with Nikki Romero With the unprecedented growth of the cannabis industry comes unparalleled potential. From gender equality to finance and health and wellness… nothing quite compares to the prosperity the industry offers. Yet, the plant remains highly stigmatized. Nikki Romero is working to combat misconceptions, and deconstruct the polarity surrounding cannabis by helping to make medicine, and education, more available.   Though she is “new to the industry,” Romero isn’t…

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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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A New World of Old Medicine

A New World of Old Medicine

Veterinary medicine is currently at a crossroads with cannabis. Used since ancient Greek and Roman times as medicine for horses and cattle, now classified only as a toxin, a few voices are asking why we know so little about the beneficial effects of cannabis on animals. Our knowledge has expanded exponentially since the passage of medical cannabis laws around the nation. Attitudes toward cannabis have crossed a threshold toward greater acceptance as more and more…

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High Hipsters

High Hipsters

360 Degrees of High! It’s just after 4:20 p.m. in Los Angeles on a rare, rainy Sunday afternoon. The High Hipsters are holding a sesh at their home, or as they call it, “The Dabbin’ Cabin.” Meet Alice and Clark, aka the High Hipsters. This dabbin’ duo create and broadcast videos on YouTube about hot pot products and classic cannabis culture. One of the things that sets the High Hipsters apart is their 360 degree,…

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A Texans Risk of A Colorado Cannabis Vacation

A Texans Risk of A Colorado Cannabis Vacation

Article submitted by Chris Hesse, Attorney 112 SW 8th Ave #617, Amarillo, TX 79101 Criminal defense, DUI and DWI, Federal crime, Appeals, Civil rights Colorado is now widely considered the center of what is being called “cannabis tourism.”  When Colorado made legal the recreational use of marijuana in 2014, tourists have been going there to get their legal high and take in the sights.  The legal sale of marijuana in Colorado in the year 2015 has…

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Emerald Magazine’s Women in Cannabis

Emerald Magazine’s Women in Cannabis

  Women have become a driving force in the cannabis industry. As the market continues to expand, so do opportunities for females to break stigma and build equality. Gone are the days of a marginalized, male-dominated cannabis industry, thanks to the women — the pioneers, the advocates, the business owners and the scientists — like these. Forward by Melissa Hutsell  |   Biographies by Ed Huddson Dani Burkhart Founder and Consultant of Emerald Heritage Farms, Treasurer for…

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Mothers Genetics

Mothers Genetics

A Passion for Seeds Takes Root   Mothers Genetics is an all-female run company that aspires to breed, preserve and sell rare cannabis seeds. The company celebrates the spirit and style of the founder’s mother, Angela Girling, a glamorous and rebellious dancer who made waves in the sixties throughout Europe.   “At a time when wives were just starting to get out of the kitchen, my mom danced out,” said Mothers Genetics founder Contessa Bliss…

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Green Leaf Warrior

Green Leaf Warrior

One Woman’s Mission to Tip the Scales of Injustice     Jamie Goswick is a normal person like you and I. Perhaps I should say she is a NORML person like you and I. Jamie is on a mission to help break the negative stigmas and stereotypes associated with cannabis through activism and education. She’s a ganjapreneur and cannabis business owner who’s helping to make a positive difference throughout the cannabis industry not only in…

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