Lifestyle

The Healing Combined Powers of Forest Bathing and Cannabis

  Imagine yourself alone in the forest. Maybe it’s a coniferous, pine forest like the one that circles Flagstaff for miles. Dappled sunlight streams through the branches of the thick canopy above and you can smell a potent mix of soil and rich plant-life. You can feel the stress of city-life fading away as you…

Behind the Scenes: A look at HMH’s cultivation site

Working at a cannabis grow is hard work. Our team of cannabis cultivators and trimmers are work diligently nearly every day of the week to ensure the flower at High Mountain Health is always top notch. It takes practice, effort and love to make sure the final product, which will be sold to our patients,…

Cannabis Terroir: The symbiosis of earth, plant and people

At any wine-tasting event, the French term “terroir” is probably used. The influences of where, how and when the grapes were grown all contribute to the “terroir” of a particular bottle of wine. Many describe this as the “specificity of place,” or why a sipping on a Pinot Noir is a different experience than enjoying…

Parenting and Cannabis

  As medical marijuana is legalized in more states, it is increasingly common to choose it in place of painkillers and other medications. Most of us know at least one person (if not ourselves) who has turned to cannabis to treat any number of ailments. Many of the patients we know are also parents —…

Brand Spotlight: Korova

Korova edibles boast “unrivaled potency” on all of their packaging, and they’re really not joking around  — Korova offers a variety of edibles ranging anywhere from 150 to 1000mg. Their famous Black Bar, with 1000mg of THC, is among the strongest edibles you can buy on the market currently. The brand’s founder, Joe Gerlach, sought…

Brand Spotlight: Dixie

One of the most well-known, high quality cannabis brands, Dixie, can now be found at High Mountain Health. This Colorado-based company, founded in 2010, has gained attention for its high-potency CO2 extracted products, which include mints, chocolate, and elixirs. A member of our staff and long-time cannabis patient, Kevin, shared a little bit about why…

How To Safely Enjoy Cannabis with Friends

Being a medical cannabis patient can be a lonely thing. Our medicine is stigmatized by years of politically driven reefer madness. This is has driven many patients into the darkness, medicating alone with fear of getting caught. Now, we are moving into a more accepting age. Because of this, more and more patients are beginning…

What’s on your Canna-bucket List?

Sure, we all might have a list of things to do before we, well, “kick the bucket.” But what about a cannabis bucket list — a list of cannabis-related activities/accomplishments we hope to do before it’s too late? Here’s our HMH “Canna-bucket” list…. What do you think we missed? 1.  Master the art of making…

The Symbiosis of Cannabis and Yoga

It was ten years ago that I first became a medical cannabis patient. At my first doctor’s appointment for my medical card, the woman behind the desk asked me if I had tried yoga or meditation for my conditions before resorting to cannabis. Now, I had done yoga and dabbled in meditation but never once…

Outdated lingo for an ever-evolving industry

The cannabis industry has grown at an unprecedented speed. Ten years ago, very few would have predicted that over half the United States has legalized cannabis in one way or another. In medical states, it has opened up countless opportunities for medicine, therapy, mental health care, exercise, cancer treatment and alternative methods of healing. Recreational…