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Babinka Treats

Glittered Ganja, Cannabis Cakes and Dank Doughnuts – Medicine Never Looked So Good! A doughnut a day keeps the doctor away? While the need for medicinal cannabis research persists, Babinka Treats takes doughnuts and other baked goods to task, delivering compliant cannabinoids and smiles. Written by Shannon Perkins Michelle Araneta, a Texas transplant to Los […]

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Betty Khronic is Raising the Bar Higher

Ever heard of a runner’s high? Betty Khronic’s line of raw, vegan energy bars elevate the approach by delivering cannabis in a near-perfect protein package. “It’s great for pre- and post- workout,” said Katina Morales, owner and creator of Betty Khronic. She sat down for the interview, though seemed just as comfortable running sprints and […]

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Birthright to Birth Roots

Exclusive Healing on Medicinal Cannabis and Research in Galien, Michigan       Israel. 2012. Adam Kaufman and Dan Milsk happened to be on the same birthright trip, funded by the Jewish Federation. They were two Jews from the Midwest seeking cultural identity who also shared an interest in medicinal cannabis. The trip provided the […]

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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 […]

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Hakuna Supply

Sit down. Roll it. Light up. Sometimes rolling a joint is not all that easy, especially for first-timers. Having created countless crooked, uneven, and otherwise unsmokable ones, I was surprised at the quality of my handiwork after twisting up a couple of doobies with Hakuna Supply’s gear. After a few rounds in the gunmetal grinder, […]

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In a Time When Flowers are Finally Legal, Cannabis Clothes Could Be the New Contraband

  The morning sun shone gold upon the meadows and hillsides of River Txai Farm. Echoes of small engine airplanes and ravens cawed overhead. Bugs hummed the summer buzz, flitting through the legal cannabis gardens. After major infrastructure remodels, hours of city hall and community meetings, and hundreds of thousands of dollars in permitting fees, […]

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Wildseed Oil Company

Sowing Social Justice with Terpene-Rich Cannabis Oil           Wildseed. It’s a beautiful name. Some wild seeds grow into weeds, spread or sown by the wind. Some weeds grow into medicine, spread or sown by knowledge, networks, and aid. Social justice is a major part of Wildseed Oil Company, whose two main […]

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Dank Canvas

Come to Create or Medicate, Either Way, You Elevate Pink doughnuts in the sky and owl eyes, rise high with Dank Canvas, LA’s premiere puff and paint workshop. Jennifer Korsen started the cannabis infused art class in early March 2017. Dank Canvas appeared on my Instagram feed a few days before the event, and I […]

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Immortal Element

What Happens When You Take Scraps and Set Them On Fire Burn it. Hit it. Cut it. No matter how they crush, heat, or twist it, copper is the undying power behind Immortal Element. The art, jewelry, furniture, and home decor-creating and marketing duo, Aaron and Heather Houser, do everything “in-house” as a husband and […]

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Indulge Your Fruit Lust

The Terps are Ripe and Ready The forbidden fruits are heating up this summer with Fruit Lust vape pens. A combination of clean cannabis and fruit terpene profiles, the refreshing flavors also deliver high THC potency, upwards of 60 percent, in flavors like banana and tangerine. Fruit Lust’s orchard of terpenes tempted me in the […]

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