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Menstruation & Marijuana

By Sarah Weiss There is ample research available to support the theory that cannabis can help ease our aches and pains. It’s not a stretch to acknowledge these medicinal properties can extend to the pain and discomfort often associated with a menstrual cycle. So why isn’t this potential remedy shared far and wide between uterus-owning [...]

Celebrities & Cannabis: Seth Rogen’s Houseplant

By Kit Foreman In early August of 2008, two little films went head-to-head at the box office. Surprising nobody, The Dark Knight came out on top - but a little cannabis comedy called Pineapple Express came in second. Overall, it grossed $101.5 million dollars worldwide, and wrote Seth Rogen into the annals of stoner history. [...]

Pride Month & Cannabis

By Sarah Weiss Every June we see the rainbows roll out; flags and logos redone in rainbow serve to indicate that Pride Month has arrived once more. However, there’s a lot more to the history of Pride - and it all has a closer connection to cannabis than one might think. Pride wasn’t always parties [...]

Cannabis Use in Ancient Egypt

Original Art by Sarah Weiss By Sarah Weiss Despite existing nearly 2000 years ago, Ancient Egypt remains one of the world’s most popular cultural fixations. This fixation may be due, in part, to just how much modern society has in common with this ancient civilization. One example of this commonality: regular use of the cannabis [...]

The Oregon Cannabis Equity Act

By Sarah Weiss The War on Drugs was never really about the drugs. As the newly legal cannabis industry continues to boom across the United States, with multi-millionaire celebrities like Seth Rogan and Martha Stewart cashing in on the craze, it’s become increasingly difficult to ignore the fact that many people are still sitting in [...]

Cannabis and Your Pets

By Sarah Weiss Humans have been using cannabis and hemp for their therapeutic benefits for thousands of years. Following the federal legalization of hemp products and multiple states’ legalization of medical and recreational cannabis, research has only just begun to show the numerous therapeutic benefits cannabinoids can provide through human consumption. As we look into [...]

The Plastic Problem – Conscious Consumption & Retail Cannabis

By Kit Ryn Foreman Over 300 million tons of plastic are produced worldwide every year -- and half of it is single-use. Of those 300 million tons, over 8 million tons are dumped into our oceans. Every week, the average human consumes approximately one credit card’s worth of plastic due to plastic breakdown in the [...]

Incarceration & Cannabis : A Closer Look

by Kit Ryn Foreman The United States leads the world in cannabis-related incarceration, with an estimated 40,000 people behind bars. The federal government has stepped back and allowed states to legalize or decriminalize cannabis. Arrest numbers have fallen drastically in legalized states. Numbers have also fallen (if more modestly) in decriminalized states. However, arrests are [...]

Indica Vs Sativa, What’s The Difference?

Have you found yourself asking indica or sativa? Which one do I get? What’s the difference? Weed is weed, right? Not quite. Each plant has a different set of characteristics and effects, understanding the difference between the two will help you find that perfect strain. Many users report that the flower of sativa and indica [...]

Proud to be Clean Green Certified

Are you conscientious of what you are purchasing? Is the cannabis you’re buying organic and sustainable? To be sure, verify that the cannabis you are buying is from a Clean Green Certified source. What does that mean? Legally, cannabis can not be called organic – the term organic is a federally regulated term and the [...]

Consumption Methods

The physical and mental benefits of cannabis greatly depend on how it’s consumed, with each method providing a unique experience with different effects. There are three basic methods: inhalation, oral consumption, and topical application. Each method serves a different unique function and is appropriate for different occasions. Check it out – you might find a [...]

Oregon Cannabis 101

Are you new to the state of Oregon? Maybe you’re just passing through or visiting family and you want to stop at a local dispensary. Whatever it is, you probably have some questions regarding recreational cannabis laws. Whatever the reason, you’re in the right place. Here is your 101 guide to recreational cannabis in Oregon. [...]