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ENLIGHTENING A PATH TO WELLNESS

By Brant Hartsell | Photo by Danielle Nutt The carved, wooden logo, and redwood imagery that line the windows of Satori Wellness, located on Nursery Way in McKinleyville, California are a welcome — and intriguing — addition to the town that’s surrounded by the natural beauty of the coastal redwood forest. The business mirrors its […]

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The West Coast Welcomes Willie’s Reserve

A High-Profile Brand that Supports, and Secures Northern California’S Small Farmers Written by Sharon Letts Legendary singer-songwriter, Willie Nelson, is no stranger to farming or the plight of the migrant worker. As a child, he picked cotton alongside his grandparents in rural Abbott, Texas. Beside him were migrants hailing from Mexico and Africa. In his […]

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The Future is Flowing

The New Era of Craft Cannabis in California is Centralized, Immersive, and Supportive of Small Farmers Written by Melissa Hutsell Legalization is disruptive — in order to compete in California’s cannabis market today — farmers need a disruptive business model. Enter Flow Kana’s Flow Cannabis Institute (FCI) — the Wonka factory of weed — an […]

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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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Finding Relief

BY BRANT HARTSELL Papa & Barkley is leading the charge, expanding the growing topicals market with their discrete and highly effective trans-dermal Releaf Patches. A combination of both cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) patches deliver a potent kick I personally have never experienced from just a topical alone. Patches come in four varieties, which vary […]

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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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Highly Devoted

Cannabis connects people—not just socially, but also on a much more personal level. According to anecdotal stories and personal experience, cannabis can increase your sex drive. Studies, such as the one recently conducted by Stanford University, suggest that regular cannabis consumers engage in sexual activities 20 percent more often than those who do not (For […]

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Beautiful & Biodynamic Flowers At Full Circle Pharm

Looking for “absolutely GORGEOUS flowers” for Valentine’s Day? Cannabis flowers, that is? Full Circle Pharm in Potter Valley, California has just what you need. That’s according to Eli Melrod, owner of Solful dispensary in Sebastopol where you can buy Full Circle’s Blueberry Muffin, Dragonfruit and KC-36. This gem of a biodynamic farm came through the […]

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Best Buds Bakery

Classy, Clean, Precisely-Dosed Edibles Jonathan started making cannabis-infused cookies in 2013 for his wife, Meghan, a longtime medical patient who treats chronic anxiety with cannabis. After being pushed towards pharmaceuticals by her therapist as a teenager, Meghan sought healthy alternatives that were actually effective. When the couple moved north for Jonathan’s education at Humboldt State […]

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The Green New Deal

JILL STEIN Her Political Perspectives on Cannabis Culture By Brant Hartsell   Former presidential candidate, and Green Party member, Jill Stein, shared a few words about her perspective on the future of the cannabis market and the industry’s culture at the Humboldt County Cup on November 18, 2017 at the Redwood Acres Fairgrounds in Eureka, […]

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