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The Herbivore: A History of Hemp in America

A History of Hemp in America By Zachariah Finning Hemp’s history in America is rich and fertile. The Hemp plant has been on American soil since before the nation was founded. Throughout US history Hemp has been used to make almost anything ranging from paper, fuel, to even medicines in this modern day. Although Hemp…

National Alzheimer’s & Brain Health Awareness Month

#hmhhighereducation – June 2021 Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a neurological disease characterized by a progressive loss of memory and learned behavior. Patients with AD are also likely to experience depression, agitation, appetite loss, among other symptoms. As many as 5.8 million Americans are estimated to be afflicted with Alzheimer’s Disease. No approved treatments or medications…

The Herbivore: Seeds & Stems

Seeds and Stems By Rachael S On a global scale, cannabis awareness can mean anything to different countries. It could be a celebration of the plant or a cautionary reminder for the public – Japan seems to be somewhere in between. Their rich history of using the hemp plant for resources and ceremonies doesn’t seem…

The Herbivore: Cannabis Entrepreneurship: Prevalent Challenges Faced by African Americans Entering the Industry; and Some That Help Pave the Way for the Future

Cannabis Entrepreneurship: Prevalent Challenges faced by African Americans Entering the Industry; and Some That Help Pave the Way for the Future By Zachariah Finning   In today’s modern world cannabis is legal in more states within the U.S. than ever before. Both the medical and recreational industries are surging. There are major opportunities and profits…

The Herbivore: Celebrating HMH Grown High CBD Cannabis Strains

Celebrating HMH Grown High CBD Cannabis Strains By Zachariah Finning   In this month’s blog, we’ll be ushering in the New Year by discussing some of our best CBD strains offered here at High Mountain Health. In this respect, some of the articles will be more of an Op-Ed than a source-based blog. We will…

The Herbivore: Cannabis Incarceration at Home and Abroad

Cannabis Incarceration at Home and Abroad By Zachariah Finning   Cannabis, also known on the streets as Reefer, Grass, Herb, Mary Jane, Weed, and God’s Gift, has seen its decriminalization, even legalization, all over the U.S. as well as other parts of our world. The stigma around using Cannabis medically or recreationally is starting to…

The Herbivore: Epilepsy Awareness

Epilepsy Awareness By Zachariah Finning   November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. This month hones its focus on the effects and treatments of the neurological disorder. This disorder has been long shrouded in stigma and mystery. Epilepsy leads individuals to have increased occurrences of seizures. Epilepsy surely has no bias in who it affects, but the…

The Herbivore: CBD & Pets

CBD and Pets By Zachariah Finning   Most people have had or currently have a beloved animal in their lives. With the rise of CBD tinctures and supplements in holistic health trends, it is no wonder that we have begun to see CBD products geared towards animals. Most domesticated animals have a shorter life span…

The Herbivore: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, It’s Symptoms, & The Use of Cannabis As A Treatment

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Its Symptoms, and the Use of Cannabis as a Treatment By Zachariah Finning   PTSD is a serious and often common mental disorder that arises in survivors of traumatic events. It is seen in veterans of war, rape victims, even extreme car accidents that can cause PTSD symptoms to arise in individuals….

The Herbivore: National Wellness Month

National Wellness Month 2020 By Zachariah Finning   August is National Wellness Month; this focus is more important now than ever, during these uncertain times. Wellness month hones in on the importance of self-care and self-management. It is said through continued discipline, physical actions, as well as mental preparation, we can better handle the stresses…