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Texas Again


by Brittiany Ralls Here we are in Texas! Seeking legalization in a big way for Texas patients. Like I said in my last piece ”Houston is Home,” there is legalization in Texas, minimally. But legalization does exist in Texas. There are also areas of decriminalization too. As patients, we need to demand more. Texas needs […]

Cannabis: Crossing the Barrier


by Tab Moura Imagine being in a large facility, you know that it contains a wealth of knowledge, riches, and untold technological advancements… but you don’t have electricity in all of the rooms. So, you know what’s there, you just cannot analyze it. This is my experience with Epilepsy. My seizures affect my ability to […]

Rusted


By James Bridges | Herbage Magazine Finally after hearing and reading and talking back-and-forth I am able to sit down with this once cannabis prisoner, the “Genetics Man” himself, Brandon Rust. “When I go in there I put in the contract that any genetic material is my property. “That’s one of the reasons why some […]

Spaghetti Papania Bolognese


by Micah McKamie Meals with cannabis as an ingredient don’t need to be complex. I’m here to introduce you to my medicated spaghetti and meat sauce that isn’t Impastable to make!! Papania is the street name for cannabis in Italy, so I stuck to true Italian tradition and gave it a literal descriptive name. Pasta, […]

A METRC Primer


by Sarah Lee Gossett Parrish | Many months ago, OMMA announced that it had awarded METRC its seed-to-sale contract. Now, implementation is in full swing, with initial training and credentialing classes available and completion required by March 26, 2021. Notably, OMMA also has announced that it will require beginning inventory to be completely reported into […]

Lotus Letters


Getting Played by Lady Luck? Take Your Power Back! by Kathy Long-Barker Wake up Starseed…The matrix is breaking. “It seems to me you have all the information. Why ask me?” Inquired the cat cheerily, before taking a slow gratifying sip of tea. The scent of bergamot whirled through the dimly lit space as she awaited […]

Strain of the Month: March 2021


by James Bridges | Herbage Magazine   SLYMER Sativa Dominant Hybrid 2.79%   Terp 20.98% THC   Effects: Uplifted Hyper Awareness Appetite Suppressant   Bored.  Sometimes I get that way with my meds.  Just boring ole meh, yeah it works, medicine. So it’s time to hunt. Shuffling through the lists of strains to try can get […]

Hempcrete


by Anna Ervin Hempcrete may very well be the future of natural building. This biocomposite material is mold and fungus resistant, fireproof, earthquake resistant, and 100% biodegradable. It has been around for nearly 30 years, and developers are constantly refining their process to make it even better. So, what exactly is it, and why aren’t […]

High on Green Mountain


by James Bridges | Herbage Magazine Once, when I was very young, my little sister, brother, and I went on a canoe trip with my grandparents. Some of my most cherished memories come from the adventure road trips with them. One day it was a different kind of an adventure. We found ourselves in a […]

Sowing the Seed


by Chet Tucker We’ve covered genetics (seed), soil, and now we’ll cover the basics of the critical necessity of water (good water), along with touching on growing hydroponically. Nature provides the needed nutrients of water via rain and dew, however many cannabis growers use controlled environments to maximize the strength and quality of their cannabis […]

Immune System Love


by Amy Lee | Boho Health Consulting Many medical cannabis patients begin their cannabis journey because they are immunocompromised and they are seeking a better way to live a healthy life. Being immunocompromised is different for each patient. For example, the common cold might not affect one patient as severely as another due to their […]

Changes In the Wind


by Sarah Lee Gossett Parrish | Cannabis Lawyer Has the pandemic given Oklahoma legislators too much time to ponder what changes they would like to see in Oklahoma’s medical marijuana program? Perhaps. As of January 22, 2021, they have filed a combined number of approximately 38 bills (some are only one-page titles and several are […]

Easy Street Extracts


by Anna Ervin Nothing will solidify your love for humanity more than getting to explore the mindset of individuals who are passionate about helping Oklahoma patients find medicine that works for them. I had heard nothing but positive things about Easy Street Extracts, so I went into this interview with pretty high expectations. Josh Parsons, […]

Training Through Terps pt. 3


Eliminate the Struggle by Micah McKamie When building your workouts, one of the things that I consistently see is a lack of focus towards routine and consistency.  “Finding” a way to “Fit” your workouts in throughout the week is setting yourself up for failure.   Too many times we go into the planning and scheduling process […]

Happy Birthday


by James Bridges Herbage Magazine I’m not huge on birthdays. Well…my own birthday. I actually enjoy celebrating others birthdays though. I’ve had one surprise party thrown for me in my life and I’m good with that. Even the toughest of the tough feel a little something on their birthday. Yesterday was very unique for me. […]

Spreading the Word of Cannabis


by Brittiany Ralls Have you ever been to a place that felt like home even without ever being there? Being back in Houston has me feeling like I’m home. Which to be honest I’m not really in Houston, but rather the surrounding area, closer to Galveston. Being near the ocean puts my body at ease […]

Noble Nectar Extracts


Photo Credit: Miranda Cummings | Words by Anna Ervin When asked what drives the Noble Nectar team, founder and co-owner Preston Anderson, told me that “providing quality cannabis products for patients is the foundation and objective of Noble Nectar.” “We come from cannabis marketing, sales, and retail experience,” Preston explained. “We learned many lessons from […]

Medicated Lip Balm


5 Medicated Lip Balms + DIY Lip Scrub Recipe Note: This article originally stated that Simply Bare’s Feel This Lip Balm was 10mg, but has since been updated to reflect the correct dosage. Feel This Lip Balm contains 50mg of THC, and 50mg of Hemp Fat.  by Anna Ervin Two years ago, I was doing […]

Whimsical Imaginations


Whimsical Imaginations Cover Artist, Kathy Long by James Bridges | Herbage Magazine “A lot of my inspiration early on was escaping. I dealt with a lot of trauma as a child. I was always interested in the Whimsical types of things. I’ve always loved fairies and dragons and stuff like that.”  Kathy looked through her […]

From the Front Lines


by Chip Paul GnuPharma Some of you are old enough to recall the effort that Austin TX started maybe 20 or 25 years ago. Austin made a very conscious effort to become the hub of the next Silicon Valley. They created State incentives, they started research, they started University level programs. They attracted the first […]

Vegetable Pad Thai with Infused Spicy Peanut Sauce


by Anna Ervin I used to tell my husband that I loved him “to the moon and back infinity.” Today, you’re more likely to hear me say that I love him more than spicy peanut noodles, because I genuinely believe that’s more than a trip to the moon, multiplied by infinity. I cannot remember the […]

For the Love Of


by James Bridges Herbage Magazine Gripped in.  The seat feels like it was molded for me.  There’s a dark gray sheen in every glance.  The angle of the dash feels like a beast, yet makes perfect sense in its design both aesthetically and functionally. I push the button.  Like most, I’m going to spend a […]

Happy Hour Medicinals


Celebrating the Best Hour of the Day, Stigma-Free “We work tirelessly in an effort to produce the highest quality flower available in Oklahoma. At the end of the day, we’re producing a medicinal product so quality isn’t an option.”  by Veronica Castillo, Photo Credit: Happy Hour Medicinals– Instagram I am so happy to be the writer assigned to the small-batch […]

Love Yourself with These Self Care Tips this Valentine’s Day


by Veronica Castillo Self-care is usually seen as bubble baths, candles, and presents for self. These are great ways to offer thy self some “me time” and relaxation, but is love shallow- sitting right there at the surface? Love is deep and intentional, right? And so, this Valentine’s Day, practice loving self, with self-care that […]

Strain of the Month


by James Bridges Herbage Magazine Love is in the air! Or something… I decided to go try and find some of this so-called “love”.  I was nudged by someone to give this a try.  Maybe something would come from it. LOVE SEED Strain origins are unknown. Positive effects: Uplifted Euphoric Appetite Suppressant   Trying something […]

Training Through Terps pt. 2


The Journey by Micah McKamie One of the interesting things that I found over the last year and through my training through terps journey was how crucial mental health is to the process. This is not an article telling you to move away from your meds or to go cold turkey into this process, because […]