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A Unique Touch


Herbage Golf Fall Classic By Michael Kinney  James Bridges has never been afraid of paving his own path. When he founded Herbage Magazine, he was creating something that unique for Oklahoma.  That was the same mindset Bridges had when he decided to put together the Herbage Golf Fall Classic. The friendly golf tournament was designed […]

Expanding The Circle: DAZED in OKC


By James Bridges The access to be a part of discovering new and inventive ways of building sustainable and profitable businesses has been a pleasure in my career. The luxury of witnessing new and inventive ways of operating to be unique and sustainable, greatly supersedes the traditional and more conservative business models of incorporating a […]

Freedom Flower


By Chet Tucker, The Lettuce Bar One has to wonder what our health and medicinal world would be like had we not fallen into a century long campaign to smear so many of Mother Nature’s remedies. To launch the idea that these “snake oils” were unproven, and even unhealthy, was the beginning projection of demonizing […]

The Oklahoma Cannabis Factory


By Pamela Jayne The Oklahoma Cannabis Factory is a small batch, boutique cannabis grow and processing operation located in Claremore. Specializing in rosin and rosin infused edibles, the 75 light, 6,000 square foot facility allows OKCF to single source all of their products.  They are currently working with strains such as Kush Mints, Mimosa, Peanut […]

HERBAGE MAGAZINE NOVEMBER 2022 ISSUE 48


Digital edition of the OCTOBER 2022 print issue of Herbage Magazine. Herb•age strives to bring you fresh content regularly. We cover a wide range of cannabis culture and medical marijuana-related issues from around the state of Oklahoma and beyond. In other words, It is our mission to be the voice of the growing cannabis industry […]

The Cultivation Corner


Brought to you by Smokey Okies Cannabis By Travis Smith Welcome back to the Cultivation Corner, where we discuss all things related to growing good ganja! Last time, we discussed the two different growing phases of cannabis (the Vegetative and Flowering stages) and how to mimic those phases indoors by switching your light cycles. In […]

The Zena Myers Story


By Michael Kinney   When I met Zena Myers for the first time, things were not going well for her. In the Blanchard (Ok.) native’s own words, she was having a “bad day.”  On that June afternoon, Myers had just visited her doctor in Oklahoma City, and she had been in pain since she woke up […]

Bono Ape Cannabis Co.


There is a new cannabis company in Oklahoma City and it’s turning medical marijuana on its head! Bono-Ape is a multi-state operator opening a brand new, state of the art extraction facility. The extraction facility is modeled after Bono-Ape’s state of the art indoor grow. It is clear that they are serious about bringing professionalism […]

Lotus Letters


By Kathleen Baker Cognitive Dissidence  It’s a matter of perspective  This game we play called life Our attitude will dictate What is joy and what is strife. We complicate life‘s issues With doubt, mistrust, and fear And lose in the confusion Our ability to steer. We get caught on crazy tangents Vectors trapped in time […]

The Cowboy Cup


By Pamela Jayne “You can’t buy our buckle.” This simple statement speaks volumes about the community’s skepticism of cannabis competitions. If patients can’t trust that the winners are actually providing the best products, everybody loses. When the Cowboy Cup Cannabis Championship and Arts Festival entered the scene four years ago, they quickly became known for […]

Our Lady of the Blessed Doobie


By Charles “Uncle Chuck” Duncan The marijuana cigarette, spliff, Jay, doobie, joint, stick and blunt are just some of the names that refer to a few pinches of herb rolled up in a small thin sheet of wood, rice or hemp paper or even tobacco.  I sometimes get strange looks from people when I tell […]

Herbal Heros


By Charles “Uncle Chuck” Duncan Ask a hundred people to name their hero and you will probably hear answers reflecting one or more athletes, parents, singers, actors and first responders. I will agree with the first and last of those choices. Not so much the middle two. But we all look up to people for […]

Hit Like A Ram


By James Bridges I was finally able to make a trip over to witness the portrayal of supertalent and smell the flowers cultivated by Rams Head Cannabis.  Rams Head Cannabis is the brainchild of Richard Yarber and veteran musicians, who are part of the Nu-metal group, Hollywood Undead, Jorel Decker and George Ragan. Rams Head […]

HERBAGE MAGAZINE OCTOBER 2022 ISSUE 47


Digital edition of the OCTOBER 2022 print issue of Herbage Magazine. Herb•age strives to bring you fresh content regularly. We cover a wide range of cannabis culture and medical marijuana-related issues from around the state of Oklahoma and beyond. In other words, It is our mission to be the voice of the growing cannabis industry […]

HERBAGE MAGAZINE SEPTEMBER 2022 ISSUE 46


Digital edition of the SEPTEMBER 2022 print issue of Herbage Magazine. Herb•age strives to bring you fresh content regularly. We cover a wide range of cannabis culture and medical marijuana-related issues from around the state of Oklahoma and beyond. In other words, It is our mission to be the voice of the growing cannabis industry […]

R3M3DY Gard3ns: Watch Them Grow


Tucked away on a quiet road in Tecumseh, the buzz surrounding R3m3dy Gard3ns is growing louder every day. A strong start in early 2021 came to an abrupt halt later that year when lead grower Hopper had a near fatal encounter with a mosquito that put him on life support after contracting West Nile Virus. […]

The Hustle for Bliss, Naturally


by Jessi Lane, Patient Advocate Marissa Benson is a girl from the Plains with big time dreams and the relentless hustle to facilitate her goals. She specializes in terpene aromatherapy with her brand Maribliss Essentials, offering “scents you love, affects you feel.”  Maribliss can be purchased in over one hundred and forty retail locations across […]

The Cultivation Corner


Brought to you by Smokey Okies Cannabis Welcome back to the Cultivation Corner, where we discuss all things related to growing good ganja! Last time, we discussed the two different growing phases of cannabis (the Vegetative and Flowering stages) and how to mimic those phases indoors by switching your light cycles. In this month’s column, […]

Freedom Flower


By Chet Tucker We are taking a slight turn into the celebration side of the Freedom Flower. As we continue to document the breaking through of stigmas and controlled regulatory “law” ceilings, I think it’s important to take pause and celebrate the victories. To me, one of the single grandest victories has been the fact […]

Give Me Some Sugar


By James Bridges Some friends told me that I should go check out Sugar Cannabis in Shawnee, OK. I thought I would give the new place a shot. As I walked into Sugar Cannabis I was greeted by a few people behind the counter. I was very pleased to see the happy faces. I was […]

Steve Miller


By Michael Kinney  Steve Miller has tried to live a peaceful life. Despite numerous medical battles, he does his best to stay stress-free.  However, in early July, Miller was at his breaking point. It was a place he had been just a few times in his 69 years of life. But this time it was […]

Cannabis Cookies


By James Bridges As a cannabis enthusiast (aka: stoner) and professional chef or over 20 years I have infused cannabinoids into a tremendous number of things, from high octane alcohols, to MCT oil, grapeseed oil, hemp seed oil, creamery butter, coconut oil, and extra virgin olive oil. But the most exciting of all the fats […]

Gas Farm


By James Bridges “You can make higher yields and higher quality products, but also you want to make that product people are gonna come back and reorder. It is all about the Patient.” – Ray Tinsley, owner, The Gas Farm. I looked up at him. Me. I’m not the tallest in the room, but I’m […]

Freedom Flower


By Chet Tucker At what point have we given up our rights to cultivate? The Marijuana Tax Act of 1937 (and even before that 29 states had already criminalized cannabis) essentially criminalized all uses and forms of the plant, including hemp. Though we’ve come a long way,in nearly a hundred years of prohibition, we are […]

The Feminine Divine


Nobody Puts Tessy in a Corner; From Crunching Numbers to Liberating Oklahomans, a Woman’s Story of the Reclamation of Her Own Power by Jessi Lane, Patient Advocate Tessy Copeland-Dukes, EA is a trusted, kind-hearted woman with a take-no-bull disposition. She understands that you can catch more flies with sugar than you can vinegar. She strives […]

Cover Artist – Sean Vali


By Sean Vali I get so hypnotized when I’m drawing or painting. everything around me can disappear in a deep State of Trance that can really place you inside of the moment. Creating for me is trying to capture a vision that’s popped into my head and attempting to translate it into a physical form. […]

HERBAGE MAGAZINE AUGUST 2022 ISSUE 45


Digital edition of the AUGUST 2022 print issue of Herbage Magazine. Herb•age strives to bring you fresh content regularly. We cover a wide range of cannabis culture and medical marijuana-related issues from around the state of Oklahoma and beyond. In other words, It is our mission to be the voice of the growing cannabis industry […]

It’s The Little Things


By Charles “Uncle Chuck” Duncan The term “everyday things” refers to something which happens or is used every day. We tend to make those items not important and make big things like vacation trips and anniversaries our “big ticket” items. Photo-opts and scrapbook fodder. Posed grins and smiles to complete the experience. Ironically, we spend […]

Feminine Divine – Ebony Jones


Keeping the Faith; a Woman’s Story of Generational Resilience and Healing through Curated Experiences and Sweet Potato Pie by Jessi Lane, Patient Advocate Ebony Jones, of 8Twenty8, is a cannabis Pastry Chef paving the way for other people of color following her path. “Being one of the few known Black women in the Oklahoma cannabis […]

Perspectives


(Taking a look at Neurodivergence and Cannabis) By Kathy Barker Have you ever missed a stair in the dark? It’s like your heart stood up too fast, whilst being in the process of a dizzying white out blindness, before pulling on your lungs for support. SO. naturally, your chest tightens and you start sweating because […]

The Chronissuer – DOC FERGUSON


Time To Dab Reviewed by Hopper Written by Pamela Jayne If you would have told me 30-years-ago, 20-years-ago, 10-years-ago…hell even 5-years-ago, that I’d be setting up a cannabis grow operation with intentions of it to be tracked by law enforcement, I would have bet money that would never happen…but here we are. Fresh out of […]

ABOUT THE COVER


JUNE/JULY 2022 Shannon Seitter worked in conjunction with “The Happy Festival” to create this month’s cover of Herbage Magazine. Shannon began a career in art at an early age self teaching to sketch..Shannon was inspired by the junior high art teacher. Shannon watched her paint across canvas and was awestruck by her ability to bring […]

The Feminine Divine


Feel This the Holy Energy Making a Planetary Impact By Jessi Lane Patient Advocate Photography by Justen Christensen Asma (“Ess-mah”) is a Palestinian Refugee, an entrepreneur, and a military spouse. She is an advocate for holistic healing and mindful living- a fierce protector of her family, of her personal goal and of our planet. She […]