Daily Archives: August 21, 2014

Cannabis Book Review: The Kitchen presented by Uptown Grow Labs

Cannabis Book Review: The Kitchen presented by Uptown Grow Labs

The Kitchen presented by Uptown Grow Labs is a magnificent and thick book with beautiful photos of cannabis, but it is also much more than a sumptuous coffee table album. In the opening pages, readers are told that if they want step-by-step grow instructions, they won’t find them in this book, although you can find step-by-step […]

You’re Invited: Parents Organize Birthday Party in Memory of Sabina Rose

You’re Invited: Parents Organize Birthday Party in Memory of Sabina Rose

Today, August 21st, 2014, would have been Sabina Rose‘s second birthday. Born with Dravet Syndrome, a severe form of epilepsy, beautiful, sweet Sabina passed away on December 2, 2013.  The most tragic thing about this little girl’s passing was that she was waiting for legal access to a high-CBD cannabis oil. She hadn’t responded well […]

Hemp Industries Association: Don’t Call CBD Oil “Hemp Oil”

Hemp Industries Association: Don’t Call CBD Oil “Hemp Oil”

Hemp food consumers and companies have raised concerns regarding extracts of CBD ( cannabidiol, a non – psychoactive cannabinoid in cannabis ) being marketed as “ hemp oil. ” Hemp oil is the common term for hemp seed oil (see Wikipedia), obtained by pressing hemp seeds that contain low levels of CBD, typically less than […]

Missing My Girls: A Farmer’s Heartbreak

Missing My Girls: A Farmer’s Heartbreak

I miss the way my hair would feel after a long day of staking monstrous, sticky stalks, finding the perfect nook to tie the green gardening tape onto the stake, and giving it a little shake just to make sure it could withhold the wind, and gasp… rain. It felt like a combination of glue […]

PETITION: Enact New Federal Laws to Protect Citizens from Police Violence & Misconduct

PETITION: Enact New Federal Laws to Protect Citizens from Police Violence & Misconduct

Via Shaun King, Change.org petition creator: This petition is for Amadou Diallo – shot at 41 times. An innocent, hardworking man simply reaching for his wallet, Diallo should be alive today. This petition is for Sean Bell – shot at over 50 times and killed on his wedding day.  This petition is for Oscar Grant – handcuffed with […]