Strain of the Month: May 2021

By James Bridges | Herbage Magazine It started raining. I looked at the clock.  After cursing myself for working entirely too late and long into the next day I decided to stop. I recalled stopping another time that week and my fresh hunt was waiting on me in the other room and I nearly forgot. […]

Sugar with Coffee & Cream

by James Bridges | Herbage Magazine A situation arises in a person’s life when they first venture out into the unknown. I was a young Okie.  I was born in some other, most likely gawd awful, state, but I was raised an Okie.  In my personal journey, I had never, truly, experienced culture other than […]

the cast of the pod variety Ep 9

Herbage Magazine Presents “the cast of the pod variety” Ep 9 A weekly obscure podcast covering a variety of cannabis related content within the community. We speak with others that are living with this plant, industry leaders, Herbage happenings, music, film, and more. Show contributors: James Bridges @eyefounditrighthere Anna Ervin @cannabanana_ Alex Ritter @hermeticflowercompany Professor […]

That’s Not a Potato

by James Bridges | Herbage Magazine “So we decided to grow the real big buds.” When I was a kid I had a vision of what it would look like to be a wild man.  I imagined I would of course own a helicopter, many unnecessary firearms, a pet grizzly or some sort of bizarre […]

Back to the future

by James Bridges Herbage Magazine I can’t breath. There’s something in my throat and I’m not sure what has happened. On the verge. I could try and swallow but I feel as if that may not be the right choice. Panic. The mirror only shows me more bizarre unanswered questions. What the hell is in […]

Texas – Landlocked and Surrounded by Legalization

by Veronica Castillo Texas, the second-largest state in the United States, largest city Houston, largest metro Dallas- Fort Worth, and surrounded by legal/decriminalized states on all sides- refuses to legalize cannabis for medicine. Present day, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana are medicinally legal and/or decriminalized cannabis states. Meanwhile, Texas doesn’t want smokable hemp legal, […]

Harborside Decision

by Sarah Lee Gossett Parrish, Cannabis Lawyer Harborside was brilliantly briefed and argued before the Tax Court by my International Cannabis Bar Association colleague, Henry Wykowski, an exceptionally talented cannabis attorney headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area. If you are in the cannabis industry in Oklahoma or, for that matter, anywhere in the United […]

Herbage Magazine May 2021 Issue 32

Digital edition of the May 2021 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 […]

3 Infused Tequila Cocktails

by Anna Ervin & Dondi Cobb | Two Twisted Girls Cinco de Mayo is widely observed in the US as a way to celebrate Mexican culture and heritage. In the spirit of the holiday, as well as the quickly approaching warm weather, I thought we’d share three of our family’s favorite tequila cocktails, the Paloma, […]

Kind Origins Cannabis

by Anna Ervin When Camron Owens began growing cannabis in his home garage during the early days of Oklahoma legalization, he knew he had found his calling. “I’ve been supporting cannabis since 2015 or so, and I just love the product. I love the plant.” With a little help from his Dad, Camron transformed a […]

Compassionate IND Program

by Tab Moura The history of cannabis in the United States has some dark and terrible chapters; the prohibition of cannabis has caused irreparable harm to the lives of many innocent people. Cannabis is a plant that has been used as a pawn to manipulate certain people into compliance, which is something we’re still fighting […]

Sowing the Seed

by Chet Tucker As we move into the stages of growth, I felt it necessary to twist one up a bit and reflect on how nature (plant medicine) and ourselves are mirrors of growth. We’ve covered the genetics, the soil, the medium, the water, and the light and they all lead to the strength of […]

Media Assistant to the Publisher

Herbage Magazine firmly promotes cannabis education, entertainment, patient information, and positive de-stigmatization of cannabis.  We give back, promote, celebrate, and learn along with our audience on a daily basis.  A media assistant who reports directly to the publisher may be expected to create graphics for posters, advertisements and other promotional pieces, understand the basics of […]

The Smoking Section

by Tab Moura My husband is a first-generation American, his family came here from Portugal. Their family gatherings aren’t so different from anyone else’s, but there is such variety in this family- such acceptance. They yell during soccer. They are bilingual. They make Portuguese foods from old family recipes. They tell stories of life before […]

Tyler Dodd Rides the Wind

by Michael Kinney In 2020 Tyler Dodd found himself sitting face to face with boxing legend Mike Tyson in Los Angeles. At the time Tyson was training for his comeback exhibition fight against Roy Jones Jr., but was carving out time from his schedule to meet with Dodd. Dodd, who is the CEO of Arco […]

Earth Day: The Good I Can Do

by Tab Moura When I think of Earth Day, I think of— well— the earth. The whole world. All at once. And wow… where do we even begin, right? We can talk about common topics if you really wanna, like climate, and climate, and viruses, but I feel like sometimes we miss the forest for […]

Oklahoma’s Medical Marijuana Program – 2021 Legislation Still In Play

by Sarah Lee Gossett Parrish | Cannabis Lawyer Earlier this year I provided an introduction to some of the more substantive bills filed in the Oklahoma House and Senate pertaining to Oklahoma’s Medical Marijuana Program. What follows are highlights concerning the more important bills that now have been passed by the legislative body in which […]

Weed Like to Talk About Dandelions

by Tab Moura Spring is here! I’ve been watching the landscape closely over the last few weeks; the weeds are coming and the bees aren’t the only ones happy to see them.  One of the most common weeds that I come across locally is the dandelion. Far from being the only wildflower native to Oklahoma, […]

Found Myself in Texas

by Brittiany Ralls Visiting family and friends in Texas quickly reminds me of the days of the past. At least for a lot of the country at this point. Texas is still one of the few states that does not have a cannabis program in place that allows for a majority of their citizens to […]

Strain of the Month April 2021

by James Bridges | Herbage Magazine MAC1 HYBRID Effects: Uplifted Stress Relief Do you ever go scuba diving? Imagine, if you will, being under that deep ocean with the ability to breathe freely without an oxygen supply attached. That loose, free, yet hugged and cuddled by the universe feeling is why I go deep within […]

Hot Flash!

by Dondi Cobb  | Two Twisted Girls Just a few months ago, the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) released exciting results from a new study of menopausal women and their treatment of choice for their worse symptoms. It seems women today are choosing, more often, to relieve the harsh symptoms of menopause with cannabis than […]

From the Front Lines

by Chip Paul | Gnupharma/OK4U What is up with the OMMA?  Has your commercial cannabis business been inspected?  Did you know every other license the OMMA issues, you MUST be inspected BEFORE you are awarded your license?  A marijuana commercial business license is the only Oklahoma State Department of Health issued license you can get […]

Show the TV Who’s Boss

by Micah McKamie During all of the time I had to meditate during quarantine, I had a huge realization about my fitness ideals. Before I became a runner, I had always wondered how people made time for staying in shape.  How was it that people prioritized the gym over spending time with friends or making […]

Beating Censorship

by Veronica Castillo “Free speech is the bedrock of American democracy.” This is what Americans are told on whitehouse.gov’s, executive order, preventing online censorship. The government goes on to say and assure Americans that: “Our Founding Fathers protected this sacred right with the First Amendment to the Constitution.  The freedom to express and debate ideas […]

Retraction April 2021 Print Edition

It has come to my attention that a submission for publication that I edited and published in the April 2021 Print Edition of Herbage Magazine was noted problematic by it’s original author. The headline titled, “Nice To See You’re Awake” in this month’s issue was changed from it’s original suggested title of, “The RSO Dilemma” […]

My Road To 40

by Tab Moura I read once that 40 years old is when most women truly reach a point in their lives where they don’t care as much what other people think. It’s when they begin living more authentically and surround themselves with friendships that are more energizing. In 2021 I will be turning 32, and […]

Sophia Massad

by Anna Ervin If you have yet to tune into the locally produced Play It Loud series by award-winning independent filmmaker Adam Hampton, it’s time to indulge. Play It Loud is sponsored by our friends at Grand Casino and was the topic of discussion between my boss and I when the name Sophia Massad came […]

Sowing the Seed

by Chet Tucker Let there be light! Just like all of the elements needed to grow virtually anything, without light there is no flower. Besides our natural sun, there are many ways to “replicate” its rays and grow cannabis. These variants of light are typically analyzed and then chosen based on the environment that cultivators […]

Plant Medicine for Spring

by Tab Moura This may not come as a surprise to you, but I’ve become known for my creativity with natural medicine. While I do enjoy making natural choices, my use of natural products is truly out of necessity due to my health disorders.  The biggest lesson I’ve learned is that it’s not easy to […]

Hi My Name Is

by James Bridges | Herbage Magazine Moving around the country has never been a problem for me.  It’s nearly impossible for me to comprehend the words, “stay put”. It’s how I’ve come to learn that adaptation is not simply about evolving to your environment.  It’s more about introducing yourself into that environment in a way […]

Where Did You Get All that Drip

by James Bridges | Herbage Magazine There’s an essence you get when certain people enter a room or conversation.  I can’t really pinpoint the exact emotion.  It’s the one when you are in a room with someone you’ve only seen through a screen.  Or that magnetic person that was up on stage spitting into a […]

What is Your Cannabis Routine?

by Amy Lee | Boho Health Consulting As a Certified Cannabis Wellness Coach and owner of Boho Health Consulting, a cannabis coaching and education company, I have hosted well over one-hundred potential client wellness consultations since I opened my doors in 2019. Throughout these conversations I began to notice a pattern with my clients seeking […]