Clarity, Caring and Healing in Washington State

Clarity, Caring and Healing in Washington State

Patient Profile: Sage Amdahl Washington State patient, Sage Amdahl, 38, was born in 1978 with cataracts in both eyes. Refractive Lensectomy surgery as an infant resulted in glaucoma in both eyes and a detached retina in her right eye. Created in the early 1970s, Lensectomy was a new procedure when practiced on Amdahl. It’s typically done to reverse near or farsightedness, but in Amdahl’s case, the procedure left her legally blind. “I was initially diagnosed…

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The Winston House

The Winston House

Seattle’s First Canna-Friendly Airbnb Nestled in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Seattle, the city’s very own bud and breakfast, Winston House, offers much more than imagined. I expected a chic, three story cabin on a quiet street… what I got was more than I envisioned.    In my head the house was simple, yet comfortable, with tie dye or Bob Marley tapestries adorning the walls under blacklights and glow in the dark pot leaves. The…

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Maddie’s Story

Maddie’s Story

Cannabis has provided an immeasurable amount of relief and comfort to countless numbers of people. For Maddie Holt, it has given her time. Maddie was born in November 2012 with Zellweger Syndrome, a terminal genetic disease that destroys the white matter of the brain and effects the production of long chain fatty acids. The rare disorder affects 1 in 50,000 live births, reports the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD). “Most children with this devastating…

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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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Colleen “Doc Star” Cochran

Colleen “Doc Star” Cochran

Seattle’s Favorite Medicine Matchmaker Born and raised in Seattle, Colleen “Doc Star” Cochran was born in June of 1969 and has lived nothing short of a colorful and intriguing life. She started to use cannabis recreationally and thus began her career as a woman in weed on the streets of Seattle. By 21, Colleen was serving cocktails at Washington’s ‘Peppermill Casino’ where her fiery looks and personality received the attention of management, earning her the…

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Glassblowing for a Global Audience

Glassblowing for a Global Audience

From Seattle to Singapore, Dale Chihuly’s magnificent art has graced public buildings, outdoor spaces and botanical gardens around the world. Endlessly innovative, jaw-droppingly beautiful, weird, and often trippy, Chihuly’s work has redefined glass as an artist’s medium that expresses abstract forms and often looks almost alive. Even postcards of his work have a WOW factor. One in particular showcases loads of his Seaform pieces lining the bottom of a pool with a woman serenely floating…

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Cannabis City

Cannabis City

I’m suddenly channeling Billy Mays…. HI, SHERAE O’SHAUGHNESSY HERE TO TELL YOU ABOUT A FABULOUS SEATTLE BASED CANNABIS ENTREPRENEUR! “CANNABIS CITY,” BASED IN THE SODO DISTRICT OF THE CITY, WAS THE FIRST CANNABIS RETAILER IN SEATTLE TO OPEN ITS DOORS IN 2014 TO HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE LOOKING TO BUY GOODS LIKE CONCENTRATES, EDIBLES, PRE-ROLLS, FLOWERS AND SO MUCH MORE! WOW!   Geez, it’s exhausting trying to maintain an infomercial level of excitement. No wonder that…

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The Green Rush

The Green Rush

Do ya smell that? No, I’m not talking about the scent wafting from someone’s bong of Death Star (19.9% THC), but rather the cannabis industry becoming mainstream legitimate.   Ted Simpkins, the former CEO of Southern Wine & Spirits is now the CEO of River Distribution. The company models the ABC’s (Alcohol Beverage Control) process where middlemen purchases products from the growers and in turn, sell to the dispensaries throughout California. River Distribution is using…

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Magic in the Emerald City

Magic in the Emerald City

Chef Ricky Flikenger, former head pastry chef of the upscale Trophy Cupcakes, left the corporate world to become one of the top cannabis cooking chefs around. He shares his knowledge in weekly classes at his Capitol Hill, Seattle apartment, teaching eager students how to transform the kief they purchase from nearby recreational shops into gourmet creations and with known potency. When he was invited by Whaxy.com to head their Danksgiving Potluck last November, Chef Ricky…

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Kush Tours

Kush Tours

  Anticipating doing some traveling this holiday season and want to know where you can enjoy cannabis culture too? How about a special, cannabis-themed holiday weekend rendezvous? Maybe you’re itching to find out first hand how this legalization thing is going in Washington, Colorado, Alaska or Oregon. Ever wanted to take a cannabis-imbued painting class? Kush Tourism in Seattle has you covered. Kush Tourism has partnered with local cannabusinesses to establish several innovative tours in…

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