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The Consumer’s Guide to Buying Cannabis

If you’re a savvy shopper, you’re used to meandering the aisles with a keen eye. Spot a new, enticing flavor of cookie, and you’re soon inspecting the ingredients, searching for labels like “Fair Trade Certified” or “Certified Organic,” and raising an eyebrow to claims like “all natural.” You won’t see many of those familiar certifications […]

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Eybna and Steep Hill Laboratories

Israel is a leader in medical cannabis research and has been since Dr. Raphael Mechoulam and his team isolated the first endocannabinoid in 1992. This discovery was the beginning of what might very well be the most crucial set of research ever performed. Research pertaining to the endocannabinoid system and cannabis in Israel has allowed […]

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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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E-Nectar Collector: The D!PPER

At the “Emerald Magazine,” we are blessed to experience a variety of emerging products within the industry. But every so often, one product stands out. The slick packaging drew this writer in for starters. When I tore back the packaging I found the D!PPER to be the MacGyver of E-pens. With easily switched heating elements […]

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710 Oil Ready Mix Kit Review

Written by Art Cosgrove   One of the most exciting new products to hit the floor at the Portland-based 2017 Indo Expo in August was 710 Oil’s Ready Mix Kit. The kit will very simply allow home users to turn any concentrate — from the most brittle shatter to the powdery and sticky BHO, essential […]

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Wildseed Oil Company

Sowing Social Justice with Terpene-Rich Cannabis Oil           Wildseed. It’s a beautiful name. Some wild seeds grow into weeds, spread or sown by the wind. Some weeds grow into medicine, spread or sown by knowledge, networks, and aid. Social justice is a major part of Wildseed Oil Company, whose two main […]

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Indulge Your Fruit Lust

The Terps are Ripe and Ready The forbidden fruits are heating up this summer with Fruit Lust vape pens. A combination of clean cannabis and fruit terpene profiles, the refreshing flavors also deliver high THC potency, upwards of 60 percent, in flavors like banana and tangerine. Fruit Lust’s orchard of terpenes tempted me in the […]

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GOLD LUX

Slay, Dragoness. Blaze Together. With names like these, Kimmy Cosmetics’ hemp and 24K gold lipsticks and lip balms offer luxury with an edge. Hand laid gold flakes and a unique blend of ingredients combine to set this lip line apart. Essential oils like lavender and eucalyptus enhance healing properties and add a fresh aroma that […]

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Homegrown Self Care

Cannabis culture is burgeoning across all markets so rapidly that one finds themselves unable to keep up with the constant innovations. Like so much glitter thrown into the air of the free market, boutique cannabis products seem to be absolutely everywhere — shining in new and different ways depending on the light. The uses of […]

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Empower Oil

Oregon Cannabis Bodycare By Art Cosgrove Empower Body Care is a rising star in the Northwest cannabeauty scene. The company embraces a minimalist style and offers a small catalogue of bodycare products that are just as much of a medicine as they are cosmetics. Trista Okel runs Portland based company, and has been involved in […]

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