The Herbivore: Cannabis 101

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…

Patient Success Story: Lamar!

Tell me a little bit about how you were first introduced to cannabis therapy:  I have always been around cannabis all my life but I started using it as a teenager to cope with my different, yet not far from standard, reservation life. I was diagnosed with end-stage liver disease in 2017 and that’s when…

Patient Success Story: Anonymous!

Growing up I fed into the whole “weed makes you dumb” and “stoners are losers” stereotypes. Living in a small town and being a teenager at the time, it was easy to place people into categories without knowing anything about them. Almost as easy as it was to run into cannabis or alcohol at some…

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…

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…

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…

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…