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Each month, we explore a specific health and wellness subject. This month, we’re exploring three new Medicine Box products.

Very simple: We’re talking about the new line, and why we’re reformulating our products for the masses, around the country.

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Herb Spotlight: Hawthorn Berries

Herb Spotlight: Hawthorn Berries

As a company who is committed to being a solid and complete platform for education, we are dedicated to sharing our wide range of plant knowledge with you! One of our many practices we’ve chosen to convey information is a new weekly tradition #TinctureThursday (4 weeks strong,) on Instagram.
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Cannabis Bill of Rights

Cannabis Bill of Rights

On Tuesday, people in eight states made it clear that cannabis matters. We doubled the number of states that allow adult use and we’re up to 21 states that allow medical use. Fully 20% of US citizens live in a state that allows adults to use cannabis recreationally. In light of the overwhelming support for cannabis, we think it’s time for a cannabis bill of rights.
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Pro-Cannabis Voting -- Election 2016
Pro-Cannabis Voting — Election 2016

Pro-Cannabis Voting — Election 2016

In this historic election, nine states have cannabis on the ballot and pro-cannabis voting will make a difference in every state. By tomorrow morning, we could wake up to a country that has made it clear that cannabis prohibition doesn’t work. Here’s a guide to help you get through the election and some thoughts on what might happen next.
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Working on a Farm: Building a Deeper Respect for the Cannabis Business

Working on a Farm: Building a Deeper Respect for the Cannabis Business

I’ve worked on a farm before. From an organic produce and herb farm in the hills near Nevada City to an impressive cannabis farm up the northern coast, I know what it’s like to get dirty, smelly, sticky and baking hot in that unrelenting California sun. I have enjoyed the fruits of my labor, experienced sore feet and the overwhelming sense of satisfaction after a long day’s work.
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Terpene Spotlight: Linalool

Terpene Spotlight: Linalool

Linalool is a common terpene, found not only in cannabis but in many other plants, notably lavender. Even as far back as 1607, when Don Quixote was published, lavender was known to have calming properties. Four hundred years later we have the research to prove that and so much more.
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