Valhalla Confections

Valhalla Confections

      There is something about the way a flavor can hit the tongue just right and how the balance of sharp and subtle strike a harmony. The harmony is loud and perfect, stirring a happiness, a joy, in eating. Sometimes, though, nails screech a chalkboard when the term ‘medicine’ or ‘health food’ drops. Enter Valhalla Confections’ gummies: the candy is so good, it’s actually medicine. Health foods are extremely important to me. It is…

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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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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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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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Doobious Sources

Doobious Sources

Real Stoners, Fake News – Hollywood’s green carpet rolled out for the Doobious Sources premiere at 4:20 p.m. on Saturday, January 20th at the Arena Cinelounge. Members of the cannabis community, like the High Hipsters (pg 44), Medicinal Mike and Betty Khronic, gathered for the event and cannabis mixer. Phoebe Schiff,  Marketing Strategist, coordinated the professional, pot focused event, which included giant doobies for posing purposes. Gravitas Production is distributing the film, which screened at…

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Time to Enact Equal Access

Time to Enact  Equal Access

Understanding the evolution of cannabinoids helps veterinarians appreciate the unique role cannabis can play in the medical treatment of dogs. It also suggests some other, more controversial possibilities.   Written by Diana Trimble   It’s generally accepted by biologists, if hotly contested by creationists, that five hundred million years ago or so, the Sea Squirt arrived on the evolutionary scene. As its somewhat rude common name would suggest, this wasn’t exactly the most sensational of…

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Canna Companion Brings the Entourage Effect to Animals

Canna Companion Brings the Entourage Effect to Animals

Canna Companion is helping to bring the benefits of the entourage effect to pets.             The company, headquartered in Sultan, Washington, provides supplements for canines and felines of various breeds and sizes. Canna Companion supplements come in vegetable based capsules, are GMO free, and all natural. The products are made from whole plant hemp, and contain a combination of phytocannabinoids and terpenoids. Canna Companion products are recommended and developed by…

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Pot Talk with Emily Hobelmann

Pot Talk with Emily Hobelmann

Emerald Pharms Dispensary: Black Beauty  ………………………………………………………………………………….   According to the SC Labs website, researchers have identified over 70 unique cannabinoids within the cannabis plant. The most famous cannabinoid is THC which stands for Tetrahydrocannabinol, best known for its psychoactive effects, and the cannabinoid CBD, or Cannabidiol, is a close second. It’s gained much fame in the past decade for its medicinal properties, including its effectiveness in the treatment of epilepsy. At home, I have this sweet…

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