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Coco-Canna Panna Cotta

A simple and decadent dairy-free dessert infused with a modest dose of cannabis.   Ingredients: 2 cups coconut milk (not light or low-fat!) ½ cup canna-coco milk ¼ cup honey 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 2 ¼ teaspoons gelatin ¼ cup coconut flakes (optional)   Instructions: Mix the coconut milk, canna-coco milk, honey and vanilla […]

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CannaKids

CannaKids is on track to become a leader in cannabis-led treatments for children and adults. The California-based company first launched in March 2014, one year after its founders – Tracy and Josh Ryan – began treating their own daughter, Sophie, with concentrated cannabis oil. Sophie’s Story: Sophie Isabella Ryan was born on October 3rd, 2012, […]

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Healing Foods

Come harvest time and the nippy nights of November, many of us spend more time at home cooking, answering the healing call of the season. It’s an especially rewarding time for foodies and cooks, as autumn menus are chock-full of nutritious comfort foods and nostalgic aromas. I like to imagine that I’ll prepare a big […]

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Healing Oakland with Terryn Buxton

When it comes to healing with cannabis, many people have found relief. But the community, culture, and lifestyle isn’t just about just getting high.   Terryn Buxton is a cannabis activist, entrepreneur, and political figure in Oakland, California. He’s been a consumer since the age of 15 to combat his insomnia. Since then, Terryn knew […]

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Moxie Meds

Put Your Action Where Your Passion Is How Moxie Meds’ Founder Built the Brand and Team Behind one of California’s Most Successful Medical Tinctures   Jessica Peters just wrapped up a long session shooting with Green Flower Media where she shared her cannabis research and her story before she hopped on the phone for this […]

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Cannabis

A Case for Symptomological Relief Among the most commonly cited uses for cannabis in the U.S. are for the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Cannabis is finding its place in mainstream medicine. However, the role of the plant in the treatment of PTSD remains a controversial topic. What is PTSD and who is […]

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The Apothecarium

Healing the Community One Patient at a Time Apothecarium is renowned for their elevated design, which features velvet upholstery, marble counters and prominent crystal chandeliers. In fact, the company’s original location in the Castro was recently named one of the best designed dispensaries in the country by “Architectural Digest.”   The Apothecarium, which opened its […]

Blackberry Basil Canna-Shrub

Blackberry Basil Canna-Shrub

Everything old becomes vogue again, especially when it’s as stylish and vibrant as a homemade shrub. What’s a shrub? A simple name for a blend of fruit juice and vinegar, a shrub is etymologically rooted to the Arabic word “sharāb,” meaning, “to drink.” Popular in 17th century England, shrubs were often served in pubs with […]

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HumYum Cannabis Caramels

When Elkiya Mendes’s aunt called her to request a batch of caramels, the Humboldt County pastry chef gave it her best effort. At the time, she considered herself more of a chocolate person, but Mendes was surprisingly taken with the rich, yet elegant, sea salt caramels she perfected. The gluten-free caramels also suited Mendes’s personal […]

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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 […]

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