Lifestyle

Cannabis Connoisseurs Get Cozy For Autumn

Welcome to the best season in Flagstaff, Ariz.: autumn! Our little town celebrates the changing of the season with a dramatic display of fall colors, thanks to our high elevation and aspen groves dotting our community. There really isn’t quite like spending a day with a loved one, enjoying a warm drink and marveling at…

Smoking or Vaping? Our Take on Two Popular Methods of Ingestion

  Both smoking and vaping cannabis are popular methods of consumption. Both methods deliver quick, potent effects, requires little equipment and know-how, and are relatively easy to dose. There are those of us who will always love the ritual of grinding flower, filling our bowl full, gently lighting the medicine and slowly inhaling. For some,…

How to Have a Conversation About Cannabis With Your Parents

For many of our parents, cannabis has been repeatedly described as a “gateway drug.” Oftentimes, they’re convinced cannabis is a dangerous substance, reserved for drug addicts and hooligans. And, really, it is not their fault. For generations, cannabis has been portrayed in a negative (and false) light. Many people have been indoctrinated into believing that…

Cannabis Strains for your Labor Day Weekend

  What are your plans for Labor Day Weekend?  The air is a bit crisp. The sun is shining. And best of all — it’s a three day weekend. Labor Day is one of the best holidays of the year because it gives us an excuse to take a break from work and/or school to…

We need to talk … About inflammation

Inflammation seems to be on everyone’s mind. During the past few years, interest in everything inflamed piqued, and for good reason. Inflammation our bodies’ natural response to pathogens or trauma. After an injury, inflammation can help with recovery by dilating the walls of capillaries to allowing increased white blood cells to the affected area. Visually,…

10 Common Questions About CBD

  At High Mountain Health, we love CBD. As this cannabinoid has entered the spotlight — thanks to documentaries like Sanjay Gupta’s Weed — there is an increasing importance to have accurate information on hand, both for yourself and loved ones. Cannabis, including CBD, is an incredible medicine, but it is important to be armed with…

Revolutionary Cannabis Studies You Should Probably Know About in 2017

    Alright, all you cannabis braniacs out there—time to study up on some of the best cannabis research. So much has changed in the cannabis landscape, from the particularly racist and classist War on Drugs, to its eventual recognition as a valuable medicine, and today, the gradual legalization/decriminalization of cannabis throughout much of the…

Impress your Guests: Cannabis and the Midsummer Dinner Party

The late summer sun lingers in the periwinkle sky. Ponderosas sway in the evening breeze—it’s the perfect night for hosting friends. Hosting a dinner party is one thing, but hosting a cannabis-themed dinner party is on a new level. These lazy summer evenings provide the ideal setting. Are you ready to kick back, relax, medicate and…

Plants (besides cannabis) that can make your life easier, brighter and healthier

We all know the benefits of cannabis. And, as time progresses, we are excited about more and more people realizing these benefits. People who were previously (for lack of a better word), brainwashed by the War on Drugs and D.A.R.E, are now discovering that cannabis (gasp) helps them feel great without the side effects of…

Behind the Scenes at HMH

Have you ever wondered what it is like to work at a dispensary? Well, here is a peek into the everyday lives of our receptionists, cannabis consultants and managers! Contrary to popular belief, this job isn’t all just fun. We are responsible for creating an environment that is simultaneously safe, welcoming and educational. It takes…