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Saving Sophie, Saving Many

Sophie Ryan’s Tumor is Removed and Replicated for the Greater Good At this moment, two mice in a laboratory in California are replicating cancer cells taken from five-and-a-half-year-old cannabis patient, Sophie Ryan, for research on pediatric cancer and chemotherapy. The cells will also be sent to a lab in Israel for research with cannabinoids and cancer. […]

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Crossing Borders

The Women of Weed Are Taking Down Walls Written by Sharon Letts Women in the cannabis industry are quickly being recognized as the caretakers of the soul of the plant, mirroring her female qualities with strength, determination, and healing in the mix. Plant-based medicine is still common throughout Latin America and Europe. Cannabis is understood […]

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Police Dogs, Cannabis & Legalization

Police dogs get desensitized to cannabis in legal states By Sharon Letts   As voters in Illinois’ Cook County overwhelmingly approved its legalization ballot measure this month, the scare tactic of euphonizing its police dogs lingers. Cook County is the country’s second most populated county, after Los Angeles in California. More than 40 percent of […]

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Mana Artisan Botanics

Written by Sharon Letts The Grateful Dead may have introduced Steve Sakala, Hawaiian farmer and co-founder of Mana Artisan Botanics, to increased “levels of conscious awakening” — but it was his interest in environmental science that catalyzed his advocacy for hemp. “I realized environmental work was going to be my dedicated passion,” Sakala shared. “Through […]

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Root Therapy

Full-Plant Spectrum, Down to the Ground Written by Sharon Letts Michigan resident, 42 year-old Michelle Saye, credits cannabis for saving her life; but she gives the most credit to the roots of the plant for her continued care after a devastating boating accident nearly caused her to lose her leg. “The summer of 2008, I […]

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To Whom It May Cannabis Chocolates

Craft Chocolates with Heart, and a Little Poetry… Written by Sharon Letts To Whom It May cannabis craft chocolate company is the love child of Tomer Grassiany. His fine, handcrafted chocolates are inspired by art, music, and poetry and muse with the universally familiar phrase “to whom it may” conceived for the customer’s desire for […]

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High-End and Handcrafted

Historically, partaking of a fine cigar that’s hand-rolled with tobacco leaves was considered the height of sophistication. Add cannabis, and the experience is not only more healthful, it adds a new level of refinement to the cannabis industry’s high-end offerings. Handmade by skilled craftspeople, the cigar became a trademark of celebrities and politicians alike. A […]

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City of San Diego Bans Cannabis at all Events

Alcohol is A-OK, but Cannabis is Still Taboo in So Cal By Sharon Letts For the past several years event organizers in the City of San Diego have been successfully conducting cannabis events, without incident; with the San Diego Cannabis Farmers Markets and the San Diego Local Sesh, just two of the most consistent and […]

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Sharing the Jogger’s High

Written by Sharon Letts Trainer Brian Kaho shares that if you smoke cannabis, you are already familiar with a few of the ten breathing techniques he teaches his clients, many of whom use the herb for increased stamina, and to fight off inflammation and subsequent pain. Kaho was late to the table where cannabis was […]

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Cannabis Educator Dr. Regina Nelson arrested in Oklahoma for Possession

Detaining the Messenger The irony of America’s top cannabis educator being detained and booked for carrying her medicine in her home state, on her way to speak at a cannabis educational conference on the eve of that state voting for medical cannabis, is not lost on this writer. While on the road in Oklahoma for […]

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