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Riley Cote

Hockey Player, Coach and Cannabis Advocate By Ashley Priest Riley Cote remembers the first time he tried cannabis “like it was yesterday,” he said. He was at a party when someone offered him, “cannabis oil dabs heated with the hot steel knives fresh out the old stovetop heating coils. I over consumed and vividly remember […]

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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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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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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 […]



By Galen Doherty “I grow some of the best cannabis in the world; but how do I reach the public/consumer? At Humboldt High Five, we are distinguishing ourselves from other groups by supporting the community, taking care of the environment, and doing things that stand for “goodness.” The Save Van Arken logo demonstrates that Huckleberry […]

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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 […]



Cannabis activists have, and still do, make all the difference. But, to be an activist isn’t easy. Many have lost everything, and some never recover. Still, so many people support this plant. They share knowledge and information not for their own personal gain, but instead, to help others. People from all walks of life have […]


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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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 […]


Emerald in Oakland

Meet Your Farmer By Laura Matise Flow Kana and the International Cannabis Farmer’s Association teamed up to provide an evening of farm-to-table cannabis at the Oakland Cannabis Creative – the nation’s first cannabis space dedicated to community and social consumption. All the proceeds went to support the International Cannabis Farmer’s Association (ICFA) whose mission is […]

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