The Herbivore: National Hemp Month

The Herbivore: National Hemp Month

National Hemp Month 2020 By Zachariah Finning   July is National Hemp Month and a commonly known attribute to Hemp is Cannabidiol or CBD. CBD can be derived both from Hemp and Marijuana. Although there is much debate on whether CBD in itself is an intoxicating substance, many have touted its anti-anxiety and anti-inflammatory properties….

The Herbivore: A History of Oppression: Slavery, Policing, The War On Drugs, The Industrial Prison Complex and Their Effects On American Minorities

A Brief History of Oppression: Slavery, Policing, The War on Drugs, The Industrial Prison Complex and their Effects on American Minorities By Zachariah Finning   Since its inception, the War on Drugs has never been aimed to curtail the use of illicit substances in the American Population. It has been used and manufactured to oppress…

The Herbivore: Brain Health, Alzheimer’s Disease, and the Limited Research of Cannabis as Treatment

Brain Health, Alzheimer’s Disease, and the Limited Research of Cannabis as Treatment By Zachariah Finning June is National Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. This month focuses on the impacts of the neurodegenerative disease as well as the overall importance of the healthy brain. In today’s busy world we take our brains for granted; jumping from…

The Herbivore: CBD for Stress & Anxiety

CBD for Stress & Anxiety By Shannon Nardini   Stress and anxiety are no strangers to us, especially in uncertain times and surviving the unexpected events of life. Racing thoughts and anxious physical reactions have all taken a hold of us in some form, whether it be worry and unease, feeling caught off-guard, or an…

The Herbivore: Tinctures

Tinctures are one of the most versatile ways that patients can ingest cannabis medicine. People utilized tinctures through history. Before prohibition in the early 20th century, people used tinctures to treat ailments like menstrual cramps and arthritis. While they aren’t discussed as frequently today, this installment of The Herbivore shines a light on how to…

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…

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…

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…

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….