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Aloha Humboldt State of Mind

Written by Jason Robo   Aloha, a greeting and a farewell. An appropriate concept for Aloha Humboldt, a family owned-and-operated medical cannabis farm grappling with the increasingly legal cannabis market. Like the pharmaceutical drugs medicinal cannabis threatens to displace, the transition to the compliant market has side effects that include property rehabilitation, going with the […]

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A Small Town Farmer From the Northwest Visits Spain

By James Priest In 1999, Tom Lauerman was arrested for processing 448 cannabis plants when authorities raided his collective’s garden. You might think that this would be the last you’d hear of him, but it wasn’t. He came back even stronger and more motivated than ever before. Tom is affectionately known as Farmer Tom Lauerman. […]

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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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Prepping for the 2018 Cannabis Season

WRITTEN BY ROBERT BROWN As California’s legal cannabis market — the largest in the world — takes shape, it’s easy to lose sight of communities in the Emerald Triangle, which have built a reputation for their cannabis culture. “In order to be successful in this industry, there is really only one strategy,” said John Garrett, […]

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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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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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Coast-To-Coast

A Look At Cannabis Patients WRITTEN BY JAMES PRIEST Cannabis is making the news every day. Stories of advocacy and legalization are everywhere. The West Coast has opened its arms to cannabis consumers. California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, and Colorado all have adult use cannabis laws in place — but, go to the East Coast of the […]

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Responsible Cannabis Consumption

Use for a Positive Change Written By Lucy Dagnillo, Greenlove Media | Photography By Kenesha Facello, Greenlove Media The Laws The question of responsible social consumption is starting to come up as more states begin to legalize cannabis. Whether you use it for medical or spiritual purposes, stress and anxiety, or to relax after a long […]

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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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