Leafy Botanicals

Leafy Botanicals

Natural Cannabis-Infused Body Care Products        For people that don’t want to get “high,” using cannabis for medicinal purposes is an issue. However, there are a number of products in the market that cater to those that want relief from the various medicinal properties of cannabis without the stoniness. I’m talking topicals — creams, oils, scrubs and balms that are applied to the skin.   Topicals are great for relief from pain or…

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CannaNutella Share Bread

CannaNutella Share Bread

SERVES: 8 Approximate Dosage Based on infusing 3.5gms dried/decarbed cannabis into 1 stick of butter (starting cannabis weight before dry/decarb was 7gms) 10%: 5.3mg – 15%: 8mg – 20%: 10.6mg INGREDIENTS 2 cups bread flour (sifted) 1/3 cup raw cane sugar 1 package (2 ¼ teaspoons) Active Dry Yeast ½ teaspoon Salt 2 eggs yolks 2 Tablespoons Jeff’s Light Tasting Cannabutter (melted) ¾ cup warm milk 1 ½ cups Nutella STEPS In a large bowl, use…

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Honey Bee Buzzed

Honey Bee Buzzed

Humboldt Medicine Boston native, Ellen Markham, split her time between Portland, Oregon and Humboldt County in Northern California, before calling Humboldt home.   “Humboldt is where I feel the most at home,” she said from her home overlooking the ocean in Northern Humboldt. “I want to grow my business here.”   Like many medicine makers using cannabis today, Markham said she began making products for herself.   “I initially treated my own arthritis pain from old…

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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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Backcross PR

Backcross PR

BUILDING CONNECTIONS and EMPOWERMENT Through Cannabis   Angelica Tellez is on a mission to connect the power of cannabis with people. She is the founder of Backcross Public Relations, a firm that works exclusively with clients in the cannabis industry.   Though she is now an active force in many facets of the industry, it took her awhile to come out of the “green closet,” she explained.   “That first time that I smoked, I had the most…

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Resin Ranch

Resin Ranch

Outlaw Dry Sift Hash and Flower for Your Holiday Enjoyment.         December edition of Pot Talk Todd Franciskovic is the Dry Sift Jedi of Resin Ranch Extraction. Joey Burger, aka the Humboldt Local, is the man behind the Mendo Hideout, a farm in Northern Mendocino. They provided Berry White flower and dry sift hash for this holiday edition. Berry White is a delightfully classic cross: Blueberry X White Widow. The flower was…

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Emerald Scientific

Emerald Scientific

Emerald Scientific is re-approaching the science of cannabis and helping to set standards along the way. The multi-faceted company is the first and only of its type. The California-based business was founded “to bring specific products to the market that no one else has,” said Emerald Scientific’s Director, Ken Snoke. Snoke, who has more than 25 years combined experience in the biotechnology industry as a scientist and researcher, turned his sights to organic farming. While…

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Environment, Community and Cannabis with Emerald Genetics

Environment, Community and Cannabis with Emerald Genetics

Emerald Genetics isn’t just a cannabis collective, it’s a “revolutionary solution to major sociological and economic problems [that] many depressed communities face,” explains founder, Matthew Smith-Caggiano. In 2014, Caggiano established the hyper-local medicinal marijuana collective with the intent of creating a unified effort to support the Northern California economy. The company is a collaboration of professionals including; veterans, doctors, real estate agents, biologists, business owners and educators. “We’re a collective of veterans and community members…

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Quality Control

Quality Control

Northern Emeralds and the Next Era                   Several decades ago, Hunter S. Thompson penned the phrase, “When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro,” as a highlight of what the uncertain and perilous times ahead would demand of its citizens. Several weeks ago I scheduled an interview with one of the heads of Northern Emeralds, Cody Stross, to discuss the company’s process in cannabis cultivation via…

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Emerald Grown and Proud

Emerald Grown and Proud

“We are farmers, and proud of it.” How the Emerald Grown Co-operative and a visionary documentary film project are championing the dignity of cannabis farmers in Mendocino County. Emerald Grown Co-operative How can we protect small-scale, sustainably oriented, organic, craft cannabis farmers now that Proposition 64 has passed? For that matter, how can Emerald Triangle farmers cope with the piles of paperwork and stipulations generated by the California Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MCRSA),…

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