Lifestyle

Cannabis Therapy Offers Relief from Migraines

What research reveals about chronic headaches and how cannabinoids may be a solution Caroline had been getting migraines since she was just nine years old. These horrific headaches were preceded by other scary symptoms: “My vision blurred and every noise felt like an ice pick being plunged directly into my brain,” Caroline writes for Vice….

Get Ready for International Beer Day!

Get Ready for International Beer Day! The first Friday of August is International Beer Day, and for all those hops lovers out there it is one of the few holidays dedicated to the fermented strobilus.  With the growing medicinal and recreational use of cannabis, it might be of some beer lover’s intentions to match their…

The Herbivore: Hello to Hemp

Hemp is often the underrepresented and underappreciated member of the Cannabis Sativa family. Historically cultivated for its industrial uses, hemp is distantly related to the cannabis that we are most familiar with at the dispensary. Industrial hemp may be used as a material, turned into an oil or even consumed raw as a food. Native…

Here are 5 Reasons You Should Support Your Local Dispensary

High Mountain Health is proud to be one of the only locally owned dispensaries in northern Arizona. Our business was founded by longtime Flagstaff residents and entrepreneurs – we’ve worked hard to maintain these roots. This connection to northern Arizona provided the groundwork for our business to blossom into what it is today: a destination…

Cinco de Mayo is not Mexican Independence Day

And here’s why much of cannabis’ criminalization stems from racist, anti-immigrant policies On May 5, 1862, the Mexican Army defeated the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla. The French, at that time ruled by Napolean III, intended on establishing a French territory across Central America. General Ignacio Zaragoza led his vastly outnumbered troops to…

The Herbivore: Stay healthy with these springtime recipes

  Spring is upon us. While we welcome the longer daylight hours, warmer temperatures, and spring blooms, this time of year can also be hard on our bodies. A ticklish cough, sniffles, fatigue? Sounds familiar. You’re definitely not alone if April and May often mean feeling a bit under-the-weather. This beautiful season means more activity,…

We Are Celebrating Women & Femmes in Cannabis this March

March is National Women’s History Month, and March 8th is National Women’s Day. This is the perfect time to celebrate some of the incredible women and femmes in the cannabis industry. There are women who work to ensure cannabis workspaces are inclusive and supportive. Some are bringing cutting-edge ideas and engineering to the table, pushing…

Don’t Miss KAYA at the 2018 Errl Cup

The 2018 Errl Cup is just around the corner. This annual festival is a great way to kick off the new year. Every January, the festival brings together the best dispensaries, cultivators, and extractors from around the state for some friendly competition. Festival attendees have a chance to try some of the best plant-based medicine found in…

Looking back on 2017

Some of the most memorable moments of the last year for cannabis 2017 was a year we’ll never forget. Unpredictable politics and natural disaster definitely kept us on our toes—and was a gentle reminder to focus on the smaller things we are grateful for. There was plenty of change in the cannabis world as well….

Cannabis Legalization and Cannabis Incarceration

How those in prison for cannabis-related crimes have been left behind—and how California hopes to change that The passage of California’s Proposition 64 ushers in what is expected to be one of the largest recreational cannabis markets in the world. Lawmakers expect billions of dollars in revenue. Los Angeles will become the largest city with…