Patient Success Story: Richard

Patient Success Story: Richard

Due to an injury as a teenager,  I have suffered from chronic lower back pain for over fifty-five years. I’ve been through surgery, physical therapy, chiropractors, injections, muscle relaxers, and other pills but while they all provided some temporary relief, none were a permanent solution. About a year ago, my son suggested I try CBD…

Patient Success Story: Anonymous

Tell me a little bit about how you were first introduced to cannabis therapy:  My sister turned me on to it, I was thirteen years old at a Grateful Dead concert. She’d talked to me about it before. Since then I’ve always been aware of the benefits, effects, etc. of cannabis. When all this medical/legal…

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…

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…

The Herbivore: Farmer’s Market Greens Salad with Coconut Chickpeas

Nothing quite says summer like fresh veggies. And with the Flagstaff Community Market‘s return, we have access to a bounty of fresh, local vegetables and fruits. Whether you’re searching for herbs, a bundle of bright flowers, or even local meats, you can find it every Sunday morning at 211 W Aspen Ave. Give back to…

Just a Pinch of Black Pepper

What to do in those unpleasant, “too medicated” moments I remember it so clearly—my friend and I sat on the couch enjoying the last rays of the Colorado sunshine pouring into the living room. That night we had plans to eat some Indian food, watch some Netflix and relax with some edible candies recently purchased…

Smoking or Vaping? Our Take on Two Popular Methods of Ingestion

  Both smoking and vaping cannabis are popular methods of consumption. Both methods deliver quick, potent effects, requires little equipment and know-how, and are relatively easy to dose. There are those of us who will always love the ritual of grinding flower, filling our bowl full, gently lighting the medicine and slowly inhaling. For some,…

Medical Monday: HIV/AIDS

HIV and AIDS (human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) are some of the most devastating diseases of our time. June 5th marks the anniversary of the first reported case of AIDS in 1981. Since then, it has caused devastation and loss across the globe. The disease is transmitted through some bodily fluids, and as…

Alternative Modes of Medicating

Most of us are familiar with smoking flowers, dabbing wax, and hitting a casual, discreet vape pen. However, there are even more amazing ways to utilize this healing plant. While ripping a pipe or hitting an e-nail is a great way to medicate, the options listed here tend to help us access the healing aspects…

So it’s your first time in a dispensary ….

Don’t worry, you’re not the only one. There’s a first time for everything, including a foray into the legal world of medical cannabis. If you’re lucky to live in a state where cannabis has been legalized either recreationally, medically or both, it’s more than likely you’re curious what all this is about. Look no further…