How to Have a Conversation About Cannabis With Your Parents

How to Have a Conversation About Cannabis With Your Parents

For many of our parents, cannabis has been repeatedly described as a “gateway drug.” Oftentimes, they’re convinced cannabis is a dangerous substance, reserved for drug addicts and hooligans. And, really, it is not their fault. For generations, cannabis has been portrayed in a negative (and false) light. Many people have been indoctrinated into believing that…

Cannabis Strains for your Labor Day Weekend

  What are your plans for Labor Day Weekend?  The air is a bit crisp. The sun is shining. And best of all — it’s a three day weekend. Labor Day is one of the best holidays of the year because it gives us an excuse to take a break from work and/or school to…

Behind the Scenes: A look at HMH’s cultivation site

Working at a cannabis grow is hard work. Our team of cannabis cultivators and trimmers are work diligently nearly every day of the week to ensure the flower at High Mountain Health is always top notch. It takes practice, effort and love to make sure the final product, which will be sold to our patients,…

THC Distillate Bucket from KAYA Infusions

THC distillate

THC Distillate from KAYA Infusions gives us the clear dabs many of us have only dreamed about. Before launching KAYA Infusions, High Mountain Health spent a lot of time perfecting their extraction processes. It takes chemistry to create oils, waxes, and other concentrates; and the chemists behind KAYA are really starting to figure out how…

The High Mountain Health Dictionary of Cannabis Terms

  We know our ABCs, but do you know the ABCs of cannabis? Here’s some essential cannabis vocabulary to learn (and impress your friends with). A is for Anandamide Anandamide is the first endogenous cannabinoid — cannabinoids that are produced organically in our bodies — discovered. It interacts with our brain’s CB1 and CB2 receptors…

Medical Monday: Stress

  When was the last time you took a moment for yourself? For most of us, it’s hard to remember the last time we felt truly relaxed. Our society values productivity, which can be a good thing. It feels good to work on something we care about, but we have to have a balance. That…

The Magic of Munchies

It’s late in the afternoon – about 4:20p.m. You just finished cashing a bowl of some delicious Girl Scout Cookies. The smooth smoke coats your throat – the sweet smell lingers in the room. Your body is pleasantly tingling and your mind is completely relaxed. It’s the perfect start to an evening at home: Netflix…

Patient Success Story: Taylor

Taylor was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease in 2007, just as he was graduating high school. For those who are not familiar, Crohn’s disease is a debilitating inflammatory disease that attacks the intestinal tract. “I’ll never forget my first flare up, everything changed after that,” says Taylor. A flare is when the disease is at its…

Those winter blues: How to treat Seasonal Affective Disorder with cannabis

If you have been feeling especially down during the cold and dark winter months, you may be experiencing Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Every year, around 5 percent of U.S. citizens have symptoms related to this subtype of depression or bipolar disorder — with a considerably higher number of women. These numbers might be higher in…

A cannabis-infused autumnal feast

With 2016 quickly drawing to a close, the winter represents a time to enjoy the company of loved ones, cooking together and simply expressing gratitude for those who have had a positive impact in our lives. Whatever your religious or cultural affiliations/identities, we thought it helpful to compile a list of cannabis-infused harvest-time recipes to…