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Building Bridges Between Cannabis and Female Consumers Narrowing the gender gap, and gathering female minds, has never been more important than it is today. As it stands, women make up 36 percent of leadership positions in the industry. When it comes to consumption – however – 56 percent of women, and 43 percent of men […]

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The Grow Sisters

Siobhan Danger Darwish and Sloan Reed affectionately known as the Grow Sisters — have combined back-to-the-basics, sustainable farming methods with modern technology to build a brand, and empower others. The sisters co-own and operate their family farm, Blessed Coast Farms — the first to receive a cannabis cultivation license in the state of California. The farm, located […]

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The 420 Games

The 420 Games gather Olympians, pro football players, and athletes from all over the nation, proving cannabis users are anything but indolent. Participants don’t have to run a marathon to be actively involved – rather, they can arm-wrestle a Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC) legend, watch a live Jiu-Jitsu match, or stroll along Southern California’s beaches. […]

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Sex, Bliss and Cannabis

The Science of Gettin’ it on With the Help of Herb Put the oysters and chocolate aside — If you’re looking for a natural aphrodisiac, consuming cannabis may prove to help put you in the mood. A recent study, titled “Association Between Marijuana Use and Sexual Frequency in the United States,” found cannabis users to […]

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Tikun Olam

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 […]

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Telegrass

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 […]

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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, […]

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Cannabis

A Case for Symptomological Relief Among the most commonly cited uses for cannabis in the U.S. are for the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Cannabis is finding its place in mainstream medicine. However, the role of the plant in the treatment of PTSD remains a controversial topic. What is PTSD and who is […]

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Aging Into the Industry

A Look into Why Seniors are Leading Cannabis into the Future Seniors are at the forefront of the multi-billion dollar cannabis industry.   Those ages 50 and above are among the largest growing demographic in the industry — yet, stigma and lack of access prevent many from seeking holistic approaches to healthcare.   Senior outreach […]

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AnnaBis: Form, Fashion, and Freedom

Oscar Wilde said that fashion is beautiful, but useless.             When form follows function, it’s anything but.   As the designer handbag and accessory line, AnnaBis, demonstrates, high-quality design can offer style and utility.   “Women like to be organized. We like beautiful and useful things, [and] that’s what AnnaBis […]

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