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

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…

Patient Success Story: Alison

I used to get debilitating tension headaches, an episode would last weeks and the insomnia was unbearable. These weren’t the “take an Advil and lie down” kinda headaches. They controlled my life. They would come at 2 am, then 4 am and 6 am. Sometimes lying down made them worse. I found that controlling my…

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…

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…

The Herbivore: Hello to Hemp

Hemp is often the underrepresented and underappreciated member of the Cannabis Sativa family. Historically cultivated for its industrial uses, hemp is distantly related to the cannabis that we are most familiar with at the dispensary. Industrial hemp may be used as a material, turned into an oil or even consumed raw as a food. Native…

Patient Success Story: TSgt (Ret) Timothy and Timi the K9 Unit.

July Patient Success Story:  TSgt (Ret) Timothy and Timi the dual-purpose K9 Unit.                                            Photo Details: Staff Sgt. Timothy Evans, 11th Security Forces Squadron, poses with his dog Timi, a 5-year-old dual-purpose explosive detection German Shepherd….