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Make The Journey

NORTHERN NIGHTS MUSIC FESTIVAL By Kerry Reynolds If you distill everything that is playful, wise, stylish and funky about the Emerald Triangle—that edgy outlaw cannabis-growing community nestled throughout the hills of Humboldt, Mendocino and Trinity counties in Northern California—into three sunny days by the South Fork of the Eel River and unending nights in the […]

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Cannabis Industry Suffers with California Ablaze

Share Your CA Fire Update             SPARKS START AN INFERNO Three weeks have passed since the Carr Fire started. The blaze is currently considered the biggest in the history of the United States scorching Shasta and Trinity Counties in California. Authorities have determined that sparks from a flat tire ignited dry […]

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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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Treat Yourself

Becoming your own Healer with CBD Soft Gels BRANT HARTSELL I personally have never tried CBD softgels before my experience with Treat Yourself’s beautifully packaged product. When looking at the packaging, I felt as if I was getting ready to dive into a true healing experience. With 25 mg of full-spectrum phytocannabinoid-rich capsules derived from […]

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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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West Coast Travels

Top Three-Day Weekend Destinations for Cannabis Lovers Summer is the time to kick off our shoes, fly somewhere new, and find adventure. But flying off to an exotic location that welcomes cannabis isn’t always in the cards. If you’re lucky enough to live in Washington, Oregon or California — you don’t have to go far to […]

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Pot Talk: XJ-13

AMY WITT Sometimes I just have to disconnect from the real world and be connected with nature and cannabis. I was having an off day when I decided to roll up a nice joint of by XJ-13. XJ-13 is a lightweight sativa that leaves a strong citrus flavor, and sometimes even earthy hints of berry, […]

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The Emerald Triangle’s Ecosystem

Insights Into the Evolving Cannabis Value Chain Joseph Curtis, PhD The assemblage of artisanal, craft, and heritage farmers across California’s North Coast have championed an integrated set of farming practices. Their artisanal practices combine environmental stewardship with their proficiency in designing sustainable cultivation systems, which enable them to consistently demonstrate cannabis breeding excellence. The Emerald […]

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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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