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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…

Five Things to LOVE about KAYA

KAYA delivers high-quality cannabis distillate for 2018 By now, you have probably heard of KAYA, the increasingly popular cannabis distillate. Chances are you’ll soon see the iconic KAYA teardrop logo in your local dispensary. KAYA delivers pure and safe cannabis oil across Arizona, with high tech vaporizing pens and Health Oil. Back in 2016, the team…

Sexual Assault on the Cannabis Farm

Trimmers face assault on some isolated California cannabis farms Decade-old cannabis farms hug the remote region known as the Emerald Triangle. For years, the area has attracted individuals from across the country and beyond for work. One these farms, work mostly involves tending to the plants, helping out around the farm, and trimming. This has earned…

Just a Pinch of Black Pepper

What to do in those unpleasant, “too medicated” moments I remember it so clearly—my friend and I sat on the couch enjoying the last rays of the Colorado sunshine pouring into the living room. That night we had plans to eat some Indian food, watch some Netflix and relax with some edible candies recently purchased…

Winter is Coming: 5 activities to keep you occupied indoors this winter

Winter is coming mountaineers and the weather is starting to get cold! So here are 5 activities you and your friends can do to have fun and stay warm during these chilly November days.   Make an awesome cannabis infused breakfast Nothing is better on a cold morning than some super tasty pancakes and warm,…