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Each month, we explore a specific health and wellness subject. This month, we’re exploring astrology.

Our planting seasons track astral cycles of light and darkness, and many attribute their moods and personalities to the positions of the zodiac. As Crowley once wrote, “Every man and woman is a star,” so in the month of Aries and Taurus, we cast our eyes heavenwards.

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Escaping into mindfulness with your cannabis practice

Escaping into mindfulness with your cannabis practice

At its worst and its best, cannabis offers an escape for its users. It all rests on whether you’re escaping from fear, or escaping from the truth.  A good mindfulness practice can help one determine the difference, and a properly administered cannabis wellness regimen can sharpen one’s intuition for this crucial task. I’ve based much of my own mindfulness practice on 12-step teachings.
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Is cannabis still alternative?

Is cannabis still alternative?

Throughout the 20th century, cannabis was a stalwart camp follower of every vital underground movement. Now with the mainstreaming of cannabis in the 21st, WE are seeing an alternative develop to the dominant paradigm being established by the big boys — and Medicine Box is proud to take part in the movement.
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Alternative sports and cannabis

Alternative sports and cannabis

By now, you already know of my profound and abiding love for skiing, entrepreneurship and the tradition of cannabis farming. If you’re doing any of them well, you’re never playing it safe. No matter how old I get, I never lose that taste for the adventure you can find in these disciplines, and neither do any of the people that master them.
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Alternative health and cannabis

Alternative health and cannabis

Not unlike many other places in the world, communities in America have supported grassroots health care practitioners and practices. Sometimes it’s tolerated by mainstream health care; other times, it’s attacked. Medical cannabis is the disruptor to this dichotomy, and once the dust settles, we’ll be all the healthier for it.
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How to do your cannabis oil

How to do your cannabis oil

There’s lots of ways you can distill and process cannabis oil, but for Medicine Box there’s really two ways: you can either go for volume or go for quality. Since we’re working to make people well, not high, there really is no choice at all.
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