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: 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,…

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….

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…

Showing Some Love this Valentine’s Day, the HMH Way!

In honor of this romantic time of year, KAYA will be offering an exclusive buy one get one FREE on all of their cannabis oil cartridges at High Mountain Health. That way, you can enjoy their premium cannabis products with a special someone or you can stock up for yourself. Either way, this is a…

A Guide to the Global Cannabis Scene

You’re biking next to the canal, as boats lazily float by. Music drifts from apartment windows and Dutch can be heard drifting from the cafe tables along the sidewalk. It’s a nearly perfect afternoon to stop into your favorite coffee shop to enjoy a latte and a joint. After purchasing, you find a cozy window…

Patient Success Stories: Patty

Patty has been a loyal patient at High Mountain Health for years. Her sense of humor and knowledge about cannabis make her a pleasure to be around. After sustaining a serious back injury as a child, and becoming addicted to painkillers as a teenager, Patty found medical cannabis. Similar to many of our patients, medical…

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,…

Revolutionary Cannabis Studies You Should Probably Know About in 2017

    Alright, all you cannabis braniacs out there—time to study up on some of the best cannabis research. So much has changed in the cannabis landscape, from the particularly racist and classist War on Drugs, to its eventual recognition as a valuable medicine, and today, the gradual legalization/decriminalization of cannabis throughout much of the…

Topicals and tinctures and how they might revolutionize the cannabis industry

Topicals and tinctures are two words you’re going to start hearing a lot more during your trip to the dispensary. These two products have increased in popularity due to being convenient, discreet and, most importantly, effective. While flower, concentrates and edibles still produce the greatest revenue across the industry, topicals are gradually gaining steam. According…