Stoner Stereotypes No Longer Apply

Stoner Stereotypes No Longer Apply

Persistent stoner stereotypes equate using cannabis with being lazy, boring and unproductive. Movies (Dazed and Confused, Fast Times At Ridgemont High) and music (“But Then I Got High”), have capitalized on these negative assumptions about cannabis. These depictions have permeated our imaginations and convinced us that anything with THC eliminates all motivation. Today, though, the reality…

The Herbivore: The Best Cannabutter

We’ve covered how to make infused cooking oil before — but what about cannabutter? Many would argue: nothing truly compares to the luxurious texture of butter. This cannabutter is sure to become your go-to recipe for all your baking and medicating needs. Anything with a decent fat content will carry THC. Thus, butter is a wonderful…

Patient Success Story: Anonymous

As a person retired from Law Enforcement/Military, I would like to share my experience with cannabis and High Mountain Health.   I was very hesitant about cannabis in the beginning. Since I have been using medicated edibles, I have been able to stop using Ambien sleeping pills! I’m sleeping better now more than ever, without…

Patient Success Story: Tina

Tina As a teenager, cannabis was strictly recreational for me. It wasn’t until I was diagnosed with chronic Sialoliths (salivary gland stones), that my relationship with cannabis took a turn towards pain management and treatment. During 2005 the Sialoliths would cause infections in my right parotid gland, causing it to swell to the size of…

Manners Matter: A Guide to Dispensary Etiquette

Going to a dispensary for the first time can make you feel excited, exhilarated, nervous and unsure. Today, cannabis provides medical relief for countless patients across the U.S. — an incredible shift after years of prohibition. The medical dispensary represents a special place where something that was once taboo is now accepted & normalized. It’s…

The Herbivore: Pot Brownies Get A Much-Needed Makeover for 2018

The infamous pot brownie: we’ve all experienced the boxed-chocolate powder, gooey texture, and undeniable skunky flavor. Baking pot brownies is a sort of coming-of-age in the cooking with cannabis world. Powdered brownie mix and assorted cannabis shake (an assortment of plant matter including leaves, stems and nug pieces) represent the classic pot brownie ingredient list. Unfortunately,…

Patient Success Story: Debbie G.

Debbi G. I was introduced to cannabis therapy four hours after I was diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer. My sister helped educate me on the high CBD (non THC) oils I needed and I immediately applied for my card so I could begin introducing high THC into the equation.  In studies from Spain and…

Let’s Get It On … With KAYA Sutra Oil

  Cannabis has long been utilized for sensory enhancement. Have you ever noticed after enjoying your favorite cannabis strain, food seems to taste better and music takes on a nearly spiritual quality? Accordingly, it only makes sense that this herb has been historically used to heighten sexual pleasure as well. Ignite your senses, relax and…

Cannabis Therapy Offers Relief from Migraines

What research reveals about chronic headaches and how cannabinoids may be a solution Caroline had been getting migraines since she was just nine years old. These horrific headaches were preceded by other scary symptoms: “My vision blurred and every noise felt like an ice pick being plunged directly into my brain,” Caroline writes for Vice….

Patient Success Story: Martin J.

August Patient Success Story:  Martin J. My cannabis therapy began after multiple hospitalizations over 3 years and adverse reactions to the multitude of prescriptions given by the VA Hospital. My first medical experience was with a lollipop but I had ingested too much and was uncomfortable for a few hours. After that, I went with…