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Blow Bubbles with Ganja Gum

When a young Betty Hess got sick, her grandmother created a holistic concoction and fed it to her with a spoon. “Just drink that, it’ll do ya,” Hess’ grandmother would say. “I never knew what it was,” Hess said. “But whatever it was made me feel better.” This memory of her grandmother inspired the logo […]


Incredible Edibles

When her local dispensary couldn’t provide proper dietary edibles, Mariah Crumrine decided to step in and bake them herself. “I make lots of different edible treats for patients with all kinds of different dietary needs,” she said.  “I’m lactose intolerant and my local dispensaries don’t have edibles for patients with different dietary needs, so I […]

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Take Five Leaves and Pray

Cannabis & Cancer: Take Five Leaves and Pray The summer of 2012 a mammogram found a spider-web-like mass in my right breast. Research showed it to be “Lobular Carcinoma,” a mass, not a tumor. In the weeks leading to the first follow-up mammogram and subsequent ultra-sound, I began ingesting raw leaves. By the time the […]

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The Oasis: Austin Leads Texas

  After talking to several people in the state of Texas, I’ve found that there is some confusion when it comes to CBD oil, hemp products, and cannabis products. Many of the people I spoke with say that CBD oil is already available and that anyone can access it in Texas. To a degree, they […]

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The Healthy Life

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Maya’s Story

We live in an era of change for medical cannabis and its legalization in California. In December 2014 Congress finally took steps toward ending federal prohibition by forbidding federal agents from interfering in legal, state-authorized medical operations.  Yet, the National Guard still seizes medical gardens in Mendocino County and Native American Tribes suffer raids on […]

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The King of CBD

“The whole thing about cannabis and CBDs, it’s really awesome. We’re here in Southern Humboldt, and we kind of made this happen here. I don’t know if it was an accident or made to be, but it is.  So the best thing I can do is try to make it available to everyone. I wish […]


A Ray of Sunshine

A Ray of Sunshine: Sun Kissed Farms A Radical Approach to Cannabis and Medicine   Blessed, or cursed, by the wealth of competing and often contradictory information that we’re allotted in the age of the internet, even medicine breeds mistrust. For better or worse, we’re all now forced to have insurance through privatized industries. Many […]

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Guide to CBD

Guide to CBD Cannabis Without the High “CBD has been shown to have anti-inflammatory, pain-relieving and anti-anxiety properties without the “high.”   Cannabis contains many compounds, with THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) being one of the more popular and well known. However, a new cannabinoid is stepping into the spotlight – CBD (cannabidiol). Where THC provides a psychoactive […]

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