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Each month, we explore a specific health and wellness subject. This month’s theme is “More than CBD.”

By now, the dew is off the bud when it comes to CBD. People recognize that when it comes to the healing they seek, they need a lot more herbs, more life and more… nature. So that’s what we’re here to talk about this month: the importance of bringing CBD into a larger, holistic plan for one’s well-being.

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Cannabis News and Information

Cannabis News and Information

Try These Festive Cannabis-Infused Cocktails for the 4th of July This Independence Day, take advantage of your freedom with these sweet, summery cannabis-infused sippers designed to get you through the holiday weekend heat. All you’ll need is a batch of cannabis tincture and the ingredients below.
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Terpene Spotlight: Myrcene

Terpene Spotlight: Myrcene

Myrcene is one of the most common terpenes found in cannabis. It’s commonly believed that myrcene helps THC pass through the blood-brain barrier more efficiently, which results in a stronger, faster high. While the scientific evidence for this is limited, it’s hard to discredit the vast number of people who have experienced this phenomenon.
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Cannabis Industry Links We Love

Cannabis Industry Links We Love

Making a Case for Edibles. I realized that even though Colorado has had adult-use cannabis for more than two years, and medical cannabis for longer, there’s still so much fear about edibles. Media attention on a few bad actors is keeping consumers away from a cannabis product with incredible potential for good.
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Tasting Review: So Much Goodness

Tasting Review: So Much Goodness

They came. They saw. They tasted. They loved! It’s somewhat difficult to gauge how successfully a tasting when half the products are infused with “happy” oil (happy oil = pure CO2 Afgoo oil). Not to say that all of our products aren’t made with happiness – they certainly are. They’re made with lots of love too. But the happy oil guaranteed all of our guests left with smiles on their faces!
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Medical marijuana access for veterans
Cannabis Industry Links We Love

Cannabis Industry Links We Love

His dad came back from the war with PTSD. His friends built an app to help. When the symptoms of a night terror begin, the app has the ability to take the person out of the deep sleep they’re in while still keeping them asleep. And when the person wakes up in the morning, data from the night before shows how they slept.
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Cannabis Helps Me Sleep

Cannabis Helps Me Sleep

The end of the ski season always keeps me up at night. Maybe it’s the reduced amounts of exercise and sunshine, maybe it’s a touch of depression from losing my favorite activity, or maybe it’s all in my head, but every spring I cannot sleep.
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Cannabis Industry Links We Love

Cannabis Industry Links We Love

The 55-and-older crowd is now the fastest-growing demographic of pot users in the country. Between 2013 and 2014, the number increased from 2.8 million to 4.3 million. In California, where medical marijuana is legal, seniors are learning how to fill their prescriptions — at a pot shop.
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Cannabis Industry Links We Love

Cannabis Industry Links We Love

Blood Testing Drivers for THC is Nonsense, AAA Study Says. At least three states, and possibly as many as eleven, will also vote this fall on ballot measures to legalize marijuana for either recreational or medicinal use, or both. Several legislatures are also considering legalization bills.
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