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Life-Sustaining Cannabis: Sweetleaf Collective’s Fight for Compassion Programs

The Event As I sat at a Sonoma Hills Farm banquet table laden with food earlier this summer, I reflected…
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Hump Day High: Finding Community On the Road

7,568. That’s how many miles I’ve traveled in the past two weeks. A Sex Week keynote speech at a small…
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Cannabis Is Personal: On the Road To Individualized Medicine

Why do two people who consume the same type and amount of cannabis have completely different experiences? Is it because…
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Addition by Subtraction: Sometimes True Health Comes from Doing Less, Not More

I have a problem with self-medicating. Nothing crazy, but for every minor discomfort, I search my brain for what I…
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Greener Than Thou?: A Self-Proclaimed Environmentalist Examines Her Wasteful Habits

As a self-proclaimed environmentalist, I reuse, repurpose, recycle and compost. I attempt thoughtful consumerism. I bring my own bags. I…
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Hump Day High: Perspectives on Parenting with The Cannavist Mom

I recently had an enlightening conversation with Kaycee Lei Cuesta, creator of The Cannavist Mom. She has cultivated a dynamic…
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End 4/20 Shame: Will Cannabis Someday Play a Role in Art Therapy?

Art has the power to heal, challenge, inspire and offer hope. It can relieve stress, aid in communication, and bridge…
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Athlete Burnout: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Overtraining Syndrome

Can you exercise too much? Last year, I set my sights on becoming an Ironman and started triathlon training 15-20…
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Seattle’s SAD Problem: How to Beat Seasonal Affective Disorder

As Bob Marley observed, when it rains, it don’t rain on just one man’s house. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) touches…
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Hump Day High: How Cannabis Can Free Us to Experience Pleasure

Would you ride a vibrating pleasure machine in public? Fully clothed, of course. Consent matters! I posed that question to…
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