The Herbivore: Vaping Concerns in the Media

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…

Patient Success Story: Zach!

Tell me a little bit about how you were first introduced to cannabis therapy:  I was first introduced to cannabis in late high school as a form of de-stressing. It was not until being diagnosed with Trigeminal Neuralgia, and exhausting other forms of treatment, that I looked towards CBD and THC. In what specific ways…

Staff Spotlight: Meet Santos!

NAME: Santos David Barbosa III NICKNAME: Sandy Pirate POSITION @ HMH: Budtender/Receptionist FAVORITE STRAINS: Cookies & Cream (delicious smelling terpenes), Bruce Banner (potent euphoria), Sweet Afghani Delicious (chill and relieving)! FAVORITE EDIBLES: HiBuddy Honey, Sir Newton’s Gummies, Sublime Lemon Tea Cakes, Infusion Sodas, & Edipure Gummies (so yummy)! FAVORITE CONCENTRATES: I absolutely love rosin, particularly…

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…

Patient Success Story: Alyssa!

Tell me a little bit about how you were first introduced to cannabis therapy:  Cannabis therapy became a bigger part of my life shortly after I was diagnosed with Keratoconus, a genetic eye disease. After multiple eye surgeries, my eyes had developed corneal neuropathic damage, making my eyes very sensitive. I went from being a…

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…

Staff Spotlight: Meet Sarah!

NAME: Sarah Valasakos NICKNAME: Silly Taco POSITION @ HMH: Trimmer FAVORITE STRAINS: I don’t have my medical card yet, but my favorite strains to work with are Bruce Banner and Gummy Bears! GOALS, INTENTIONS, ASPIRATIONS: I want to learn as much as I possibly can about marijuana. ABOUT: I’m originally from Tucson, but have been…

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…

Patient Success Story: Peter

Tell me a little bit about how you were first introduced to cannabis therapy:  My Naturopath suggested cannabis therapy, along side my life long use and interest.  I use KAYA Health oils, flower and KAYA Suppositories from High Mountain Health. In what specific ways has cannabis therapy improved your health and wellbeing?  Cannabis oils, flower…

Staff Spotlight: Meet Jalen!

NAME: Jalen Shayne Redhair NICKNAME: J Putts, J Mutt, Jay Leno, Bunyun, Lemmiwinks, Ashiihi Nez which means “Tall Salt” in Navajo POSITION @ HMH: Patient Service Advisor aka Budtender aka Organic Pharmacist FAVORITE STRAINS: Blue OG, Original Sour Diesel, The White, Strawberry Banana, Louis XIII, 7K FAVORITE EDIBLES: Cannabliss gummies, KAYA MYST Lemon Raspberry, Infusion…