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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Rick Simpson

Rick Simpson

Getting to Know the Engineer Gone Cannabis Advocate Behind the Revolutionary Extraction Method Following a severe head injury in 1997, Rick Simpson turned to cannabis after traditional medicine failed him. The oil he created proved beneficial; not only did he find relief in the plant, but he also found its topical use to help cure his skin cancer. Since then, he’s become a household name. His extracts, known as RSOs, have helped countless people worldwide…

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Homegrown Self Care

Homegrown Self Care

Cannabis culture is burgeoning across all markets so rapidly that one finds themselves unable to keep up with the constant innovations. Like so much glitter thrown into the air of the free market, boutique cannabis products seem to be absolutely everywhere — shining in new and different ways depending on the light. The uses of high CBD and low THC products have so much applicability that it would seem most business have only recently begun…

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Sacred Herb Medicinals

Sacred Herb Medicinals

Bend, Oregon’s Finest | Written by Art Cosgrove   Erin McClaskey and Aaron Hohman are partners in business, and marriage, who run Sacred Herb Medicinals in Bend, Oregon. They’re one of the few cannabis companies in Deschutes County, as the Oregon cannabusiness trend has been much slower than in the more populated centers of Portland, Eugene and Medford. It wasn’t until this past November that many of the counties east of the Willamette Valley had…

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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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How Cannabis Can Help Your Pet

How Cannabis Can Help Your Pet

When it comes to your animal, there are many things to consider Our pets can benefit greatly from cannabis. Animals may receive the medicinal attributes of the plant through topicals and edibles such as: creams, lotions, oils, soaps, salves, patches, tasty treats, tinctures, and capsules. What Does Cannabis Do That Will Help My Cat or Dog? Every mammal on the planet has what is called an endocannabinoid system. This unique system contains receptors located throughout…

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Doc Talks – Cannabis and Pets

Doc Talks – Cannabis and Pets

Oregon-based Veterinarian Gives Her Expert Advice | by Art Cosgrove Dr. Moriah Kaufman is a veterinarian who works in the Portland/Gresham area of Oregon. She gave us a vet’s perspective on the efficacy and future of cannabis as a treatment for pets. Her opinions and views are strictly those of a scientist and do not necessarily reflect the views of anyone other than Dr. Kaufman, unless otherwise stated. Emerald Magazine: How do dogs and cats…

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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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Veterinarian-Formulated Tinctures for Pets

Veterinarian-Formulated Tinctures for Pets

Written by Leslie Clary The testimonials on the Vet CBD website are both poignant and passionate; A ten-year-old bulldog named Banjo who suffered from arthritis acts like a puppy after just a few days on the tincture. Mynka, a rescue terrier, had severe separation anxiety when her owner had to go to work and often peed on the carpet. A few weeks of Vet CBD and she’s calmer, more secure and having fewer accidents. Penny,…

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Treatibles

Treatibles

Hemp-Derived Health  and Wellness for Pets             Thousands of pet owners are turning to the cannabis industry for the health and wellness of their animal companions. For centuries, humans have sought relief from the plant by ingesting it – and now – so can pets. Pets are one of the industry’s newest clientele, thanks to companies such as Treatibles, which offers infused edibles for animals. The Oakland-based business was founded…

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