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Too Stoned? How to Manage Being Uncomfortably High

Too Stoned? How to Manage Being Uncomfortably High

“What do you do when you get too high?” As more and more states begin instating medical marijuana programs and adult legalization, medicating responsibly is priority number one. Safe cannabis accessibility is being addressed, and it’s important to remain adamant about dosing. Before partaking, read this article and stock up on these items to ease […]

From Georgia to Colorado: My Medical Cannabis Journey

From Georgia to Colorado: My Medical Cannabis Journey

The first time I realized that cannabis is my medicine, I was on vacation in California. It was supposed to be the vacation of a lifetime: starting in LA, driving up the Pacific Coast Highway, and staying in San Francisco for almost two weeks. Then my worst nightmare happened: I ran out of cannabis, ironically […]

The Female : Cannabis Relationship

The Female : Cannabis Relationship

IMAGE: “Daydream,” Andrew Wyeth Women have long kept their health lore confined to their close female communities.  Until the late 19th century, birthing was the domain of women and they carried this, as well as other women’s health knowledge, forward.  Natural birth control (often herbs) had to keep secret.  There is lore that women once […]

Hemp Bill Approved in New Jersey

Hemp Bill Approved in New Jersey

“The New Jersey Assembly of Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee voted 4-1 in favor of Assembly Bill 2415. This legislation would legalize the licensed cultivation of industrial hemp. Members of NORML New Jersey including Executive Director Evan Nison were present to testify in favor of this legislation. – via Erik Altieri, NORML Communications Director Ladybud […]

Scientific Cold Prevention

Scientific Cold Prevention

I was looking forward to giving a fun talk about the evils of alcohol. I had fashioned all these cool slides of booze bottles and fatty livers. Then I woke up. My head felt like a squishy melon, and someone had obviously climbed down my throat while wearing cleats.  I had to make an embarrassing […]

The One Thing Missing From My Fitness Routine? Hemp!

The One Thing Missing From My Fitness Routine? Hemp!

by Riley Cote, former NHL player and current Assistant Coach to the Adirondack Phantoms (AHL) and shown (above) with wife Ashley Cote The wheels started falling off the carriage at the ripe young age of 28, and was the main reason I retired from my playing days in the NHL. I was physically worn down, mentally […]

Five Hemp Essentials

Five Hemp Essentials

PHOTO: “Hemp For Victory” a United States government campaign aimed at getting American farmers to plant more hemp during World War II. Hemp is the misunderstood sister of marijuana. While both plants are scientifically classified as Cannabis, hemp does not produce psychoactive flowers, or buds, which you can smoke. Hemp has been used throughout history for a […]

Teenagers: The Medical Marijuana Patients You Don’t Hear About

Teenagers: The Medical Marijuana Patients You Don’t Hear About

by Julia Peterson Right after college I started working at a medical marijuana doctor’s office in San Francisco’s SOMA district. I did patient intakes, where I asked intrusive questions to strangers about their medical histories, their medical records, and why they wanted to use medical marijuana. I met elderly people with chronic pain and veterans with […]

Smooth Your Rough Summer Feet With Bubble & Bee Lotion Sticks

Smooth Your Rough Summer Feet With Bubble & Bee Lotion Sticks

When the weather is hot, it feels pretty oppressive to lock your feet in sneakers, flats or pumps and a lot of times we end up wearing the same flip flops, every single day of summer. While it feels good to plunge your feet in the ocean or bury them between some cool grass, the more […]

Women, Take Up Your Hoes!

Women, Take Up Your Hoes!

The smell of fresh moist soil is thick in the air. My hands are covered in dirt, caked under my nails. In front of me is a beautiful, vivid, green little tomato plant, just a baby still; but I can see how its leaves are beginning to grow, the pink hued stem now donning little […]