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On Your Marks, Get Set, Grow!

The Cannabis Challenge That’s Got Everyone Guessing… Written by Allison Edrington A mystery strain has taken root in dozens of farms across Northern California. Quietly growing alongside the rest of the cannabis crops, farmers have high expectations but don’t know what to expect as these unknown plants begin to flourish. How much space will they […]

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West Coast Travels

Top Three-Day Weekend Destinations for Cannabis Lovers Summer is the time to kick off our shoes, fly somewhere new, and find adventure. But flying off to an exotic location that welcomes cannabis isn’t always in the cards. If you’re lucky enough to live in Washington, Oregon or California — you don’t have to go far to […]

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The Consumer’s Guide to Buying Cannabis

If you’re a savvy shopper, you’re used to meandering the aisles with a keen eye. Spot a new, enticing flavor of cookie, and you’re soon inspecting the ingredients, searching for labels like “Fair Trade Certified” or “Certified Organic,” and raising an eyebrow to claims like “all natural.” You won’t see many of those familiar certifications […]

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Can Olympic Athletes Use Cannabis?

Professional athletes are driven to become the best versions of themselves, but who draws the line between what is a supplement and what is “doping” for an unfair advantage? That would be the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), and they made a historic change to their standards regarding cannabidiol (CBD) this year. As of January 1, […]

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Running, Cannabis and You!

Euphoric. Magical. An out-of-body experience where everything, for a wavering moment, becomes clearer. You might think that describes the last cannabis chocolate you enjoyed over the weekend, but it’s also how athletes often describe the “runner’s high.” People can experience a runner’s high after a long aerobic workout; it’s a euphoric feeling that studies say […]

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The Neverending Hunt

Emerald Essence’s Search for Tomorrow’s Strains Emerald Essence has been quietly winning awards at California cannabis competitions over the last couple years for their sungrown flower and oils, but Vince Sims — CEO, COO and Lead Cultivator — said he’s not a “trend chaser” when it comes to the kinds of cannabis he grows on […]

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Solful

Tucked comfortably into the corner of a shopping center in Sebastopol, California Solful is both a retail dispensary and a friendly hub for customers. You’ll know you’re in the right place when you see two large, bright blue birds sharing a cherry just outside their store — a metal art piece crafted by local artisan, […]

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United Abroad

U.S. Companies Turn Eyes to Israel for Cannabis Research   Innovations in cannabis abound in the U.S. as state legalization becomes a reality, but there is a limit to what can be researched under federal prohibition. How can you fully test a drug that isn’t federally legal? Take your research to a country that has […]

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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 […]

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Three Common Weeds that Heal

In your backyard. In the cracks of the sidewalk. In untended fields. Weeds find their way into every nook and cranny, sometimes traveling across the globe to spread their progeny. But cannabis isn’t the only weed with healing properties. Here are three common weeds whose benefits extend far beyond the compost bin. Dandelion These bright […]

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