Eybna and Steep Hill Laboratories

Eybna and Steep Hill Laboratories

Israel is a leader in medical cannabis research and has been since Dr. Raphael Mechoulam and his team isolated the first endocannabinoid in 1992. This discovery was the beginning of what might very well be the most crucial set of research ever performed. Research pertaining to the endocannabinoid system and cannabis in Israel has allowed for a re-awakening around the world regarding the benefits this plant has to offer. Israel is home to a wealth…

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Tikun Olam: Revolutionizing Wellness with Scientifically Backed, Pharmaceutical Grade Cannabis

Tikun Olam: Revolutionizing Wellness with Scientifically Backed, Pharmaceutical Grade Cannabis

Tikun Olam is the flagbearer of the research and development of medicinal cannabis in Israel. The company was the first to receive a license to supply to patients, and has since created multiple strains — including the world’s first “highless marijuana strain,” Αϖιδεκελ — all of which are proven to treat certain disorders ranging from epilepsy to Crohn’s disease. Tikun Olam, which means “repair the world” in Hebrew, is taking their brand to the international…

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Telegrass: Civil Legalization via Digital Disobedience

Telegrass: Civil Legalization via Digital Disobedience

The cannabis delivery app, called the “Uber of Weed,” is revolutionizing the industry, and bringing cannabis legalization closer to reality in Israel. Israel is recognized for having the world’s highest ratio of cannabis users, according to the the country’s Anti-Drug Authority (IADA), which reports 27 percent of 18-65 years olds used it within the last year. Yet, despite this fact, cannabis remains illegal and access in Israel is limited. Telegrass is changing that. Telegrass is…

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CannaKids

CannaKids

CannaKids is on track to become a leader in cannabis-led treatments for children and adults. The California-based company first launched in March 2014, one year after its founders – Tracy and Josh Ryan – began treating their own daughter, Sophie, with concentrated cannabis oil. Sophie’s Story: Sophie Isabella Ryan was born on October 3rd, 2012, perfectly healthy and weighing in at 8 pounds, 7.4 ounces. Her birth had zero complications. On June 20th, 2013, Sophie…

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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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The Apothecarium

The Apothecarium

Healing the Community One Patient at a Time Apothecarium is renowned for their elevated design, which features velvet upholstery, marble counters and prominent crystal chandeliers. In fact, the company’s original location in the Castro was recently named one of the best designed dispensaries in the country by “Architectural Digest.”   The Apothecarium, which opened its third location in the beautiful Marina district in San Francisco, is about more than beautiful design. This is a dispensary…

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Blackberry Basil Canna-Shrub

Blackberry Basil Canna-Shrub

Everything old becomes vogue again, especially when it’s as stylish and vibrant as a homemade shrub. What’s a shrub? A simple name for a blend of fruit juice and vinegar, a shrub is etymologically rooted to the Arabic word “sharāb,” meaning, “to drink.” Popular in 17th century England, shrubs were often served in pubs with brandy or rum. Across the Atlantic, colonial Americans used shrubs as a simple method to preserve fruit; the vinegar content…

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PEACE WITH THE PRINCESS OF POT

PEACE WITH THE PRINCESS OF POT

Cannabis activists have, and still do, make all the difference. But, to be an activist isn’t easy. Many have lost everything, and some never recover. Still, so many people support this plant. They share knowledge and information not for their own personal gain, but instead, to help others. People from all walks of life have found a purpose in the plant — they are driven by compassion — and together, create a like-minded culture, a…

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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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Alpenglow Farms

Alpenglow Farms

“Plants will talk to you. Start looking at the signs. It’s like when you go to the beach. You show up, and you’re facing the sun. Before you know it, you’re looking away from the sun. Then, you’re covering yourself from the sun, and finally walking away, retreating. Plants do the same thing.” Craig Johnson’s words filter through the phone and echo in the sun. I commit them to memory. My house plants are dying,…

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