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The Herbivore: Cannabis 101

Cannabis 101 By Zachariah Finning   In today’s day in age, the average individual knows what cannabis is – but what do they really know about how it works? People can experience a variety of effects and obtain different forms of relief from the plant and the explosion of medical marijuana across the country is…

The Herbivore: The Changing Relationship Between Cannabis and Sports

Written by: Brett Smith The Changing Relationship Between Cannabis and Sports In recent years, the sporting world’s attitude towards cannabis has begun to change significantly. From the backing or founding of CBD and THC brands by athletes like retired NFL star Rob Gronkowski and former NBA player Al Harrington, to public admissions from organizations like…

The Herbivore: Vaping Concerns in the Media

Vaping Concerns in the Media By Zachariah Finning   In recent weeks, the world has directed its attention to media reports regarding vaping devices, vape liquids, and the associated health risks attributed to their use – to include several reported deaths related to the popular trend.  Most concerns mentioned in the media are directly related…

The Herbivore: Global Diversity & Cannabis

Global Diversity and Cannabis By Zachariah Finning  October brings us Global Diversity Awareness Month as a reminder of the beneficial impacts of diversity on society. Global Diversities are responsible for the mixing of cultures and customs we see all around the U.S. and world today. America has been known as the “great melting pot” and…

The Herbivore: Disease Literacy and Medicinal Cannabis

By Zachariah Finning     September is National Disease Literacy Month. The aim of this focus is to improve a patients overall understanding of their diagnosis. Understanding one’s diagnosis is the first part of a patient’s journey. The rest of the battle is to use that understanding to choose forms of treatment that show the…

The Herbivore: The Importance of Properly Curing Cannabis

By Zachariah Finning Curing is defined as any method successful in the preservation and preparations of food such as meats, fish, and vegetables. The concept of curing has been around since the beginning of antiquity. Before modern technologies we needed ways to store our foods for prolonged periods of time. This is intended to avoid…

‘Tis the Season To Give Back

Since we began operation, we have donated over $83,000 to charity. From the beginning, an enormous part of our business’ identity is being an active member of our local community. This means giving back to the people that made our company possible in the first place.   Why do we give? Companies like ours —…

Stoner Stereotypes No Longer Apply

Persistent stoner stereotypes equate using cannabis with being lazy, boring and unproductive. Movies (Dazed and Confused, Fast Times At Ridgemont High) and music (“But Then I Got High”), have capitalized on these negative assumptions about cannabis. These depictions have permeated our imaginations and convinced us that anything with THC eliminates all motivation. Today, though, the reality…

Manners Matter: A Guide to Dispensary Etiquette

Going to a dispensary for the first time can make you feel excited, exhilarated, nervous and unsure. Today, cannabis provides medical relief for countless patients across the U.S. — an incredible shift after years of prohibition. The medical dispensary represents a special place where something that was once taboo is now accepted & normalized. It’s…

Let’s Get It On … With KAYA Sutra Oil

  Cannabis has long been utilized for sensory enhancement. Have you ever noticed after enjoying your favorite cannabis strain, food seems to taste better and music takes on a nearly spiritual quality? Accordingly, it only makes sense that this herb has been historically used to heighten sexual pleasure as well. Ignite your senses, relax and…