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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 […]

Could Raw Cannabis Be The New Superfood?


Written by Dr. Pepper Hernandez ND, Ph.D., CTC Award-winning, Board Certified Holistic Health Professional So did you know that cannabis is a superfood? I have been well aware of that starting over a decade ago when I started juicing leaves for health and wellness benefits. Cannabis is an incredibly unique plant that contains over 400 […]

Heartland Farms


Where Does It End By James Bridges Photography by Justen Christensen If I were to get involved in a sporty game of “who would you rather” and the topic was: Who would you rather ride for two hours in a car with? I know my answer. The rules are simple. No tunes and the conversation […]

The House Bills of 2022


Change on the Horizon of the Oklahoma Cannabis Industry Landscape By Jessi Lane The Oklahoma cannabis industry is preparing to buckle down in light of the May 26 roll out of METRC, Oklahoma’s contracted seed-to-sale and tagging system, as well as the introduction of several new House Bills designed to tighten up our Medical Marijuana […]

Dr. Carl Hart


A Scientist on a Mission to Spread Knowledge in Support of Health and Happiness of Drug Users by Jessi Lane, Patient Advocate Jessi Lane, Patient Advocate is a writer and Oklahoma cannabis industry professional since 2018. She is a Certified Cannacian III and Trichome Institute Certified Cannabis Consultant with a “full spectrum” Postpartum Wellness background. […]

The Budtender Diaries – Building Trust


  by Anna Ervin  I think that “I don’t know” might be some of the most unappealing words you could hear come out of a budtender’s mouth. Sure, we all have to use them at times, and hopefully we follow up with a quick “but let me find out for you,” before proceeding to dig […]

Don’t Judge A Book


by Charles “Uncle Chuck” Duncan When asked to list famous cannabis users you will typically hear names like Cheech & Chong, Jeff Spicoli, Eric Foreman, Tom Petty, Snoop and Dre. There are currently many, many more celebrities (and fictional characters) that can stand in the green spotlight more comfortably(numb) than any time in recent history. […]

Get Me Out of Here


By James Bridges The car was directly across from me at the stop light. With tears from the heavens washing over our vehicles we patiently waited for the light to turn. The ridiculousness of the situation revealed itself as our two lonely and drenched vehicles sat waiting on an empty street for a light to […]

Cosmic Cannabis


by Daniel Dellumo IG: the_whopo I discovered Cosmic Cannabis about 6 months ago. I had already worked with some amazing farms, although I reached out to Cosmic because they were a notch above the rest. What first got my attention was the trichome smothered Strawberries and Crème strain that was pheno hunted from several ExoticMikegenetic […]

Ouroboros Still Starving


by James Bridges HERBAGE MAGAZINE Mush. I needed my brain to be stopped. I was driving through the backroads and I had about 30 minutes left to get home. Here’s the plan: Close the garage, strip off all unnecessaries, zip, twist, burn, movie, darkness… First I needed the right fuel. Immediately I thought of Hermetic […]

Look At Me


by James Bridges HERBAGE MAGAZINE I find it fun to make eye contact with random strangers across a room and overly recognize the fact that you both have connected. Especially when I am overly medicated. I can’t imagine where this desire would derive from, but it’s there and I can’t help myself. Try it. It’s […]

Infused BBQ Pulled Jackfruit Sammies with Medicated Broccoli Slaw


by Anna Ervin & Dondi Cobb It’s that time of year again, either a vegan’s worst nightmare or the season they’ve been most looking forward to. I personally fall into the second category, but not for a lack of many, many awkward backyard bar-b-que’s spent picking through a side salad and, if I was lucky, […]

Growth


by James Bridges HERBAGE MAGAZINE Some of you may know a little something about my personal journey. Some probably could care less. For those that do I thought I would give a little something… While I continue to heal, on all fronts, I’m reminded of something. I have been very much in tune with myself, […]

Medicated Macaroni Salad


by Anna Ervin & Dondi Cobb You know those dishes that just taste like summer? Like one bite instantly takes you back to camping trips at the lake, or BBQ’s with your family? If you’ve been following my recipes for a while, you’ve probably noticed that I begin the majority of my recipes with a […]