Health Insurance for Medical Marijuana?

California enacted the nation’s first voter-approved medical marijuana program in 1996. If you’re counting, that’s 23 years ago. And yet, no major health insurance companies offer insurance plans covering medical marijuana (MMJ) purchases…

CBD Growing Pains

As a health and wellness product, CBD has enormous potential to make positive impacts for millions of people. However, for the moment, some caution is warranted to ensure consumers are getting what they paid for when purchasing an…

The Opioid Epidemic Crisis

The statistics are staggering. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported that in 2017, the number of overdose deaths involving prescription opioids, illegal heroin, and fentanyl was 6 times higher than in 1999.

Football Bowl Week. Get Your Game On

For college football fans, the next ten days are nirvana. The Christmas and New Year holidays are right around the corner, but to serious fans, they pale in comparison to the joy (and sometimes sorrow) of Bowl Week. Culminating with…

Canna Claus & The Spirit of Giving

Ever wonder why jolly Ol’ St. Nick is always smiling? It’s because he owns the North Pole Collective and cultivates his own cannabis strains for adults (an indoor grow to be sure) named after his famous reindeer team...

Microdosing and Medical Cannabis

When it comes to cannabis for adults, questions that arise time and again are how to consume, how much, when, and how long will the effects last? After all, these contingencies can mean the difference between effective treatment and an…

Hanukkah, Seeing the Light

Within the Jewish community there are differences of opinions on whether cannabis use is, well, kosher. There is little debate that cannabis itself is kosher because it is a plant which is not subject to kashrut Jewish dietary law. However,…

A Salute To Veterans

There are over 23 million U.S. military Veterans living in the US and every American owes a debt of gratitude to the men and women who have served or are currently serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. Roughly 1,282,000 are current, active duty…