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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 […]

A Face of a Million Faces


By Michael Kinney   Trying to pin Andrew Martin down on a simple answer can seem like trying to drink water out of a thimble. The co-founder of Sherweed Forest admits it is a problem, especially when trying to explain what his company is.  Martin sees what Sherweed Forest is, but also what it can become.  […]

Anandamide


  THC’s endocannabinoid counterpart by Kevin Ferdowsian, JD Kevin is an attorney, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and homeopathic practitioner. Kevin graduated from Duke University and OCU law, and lives with his wife Anna and two children, Ivan and Arthur. Because cannabis sativa contains more than .3% tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), it is classified as a schedule I – status […]

What is Living Soil? Meet Comanche Compost Co.


What is Living Soil? Meet Comanche Compost Co. by Sage Howell Hello, I am Sage Howell, a Technical Director with Comanche Compost Co. I come from generational farming dating back to the dust bowl. I have been a commercial hydroponic operations specialist for vertical food farms, an organic certified agronomist, and cannabis cultivation consultant for […]

Hopper


    We are excited to announce that Hopper has joined the Herbage family. He recently relocated to Oklahoma from his native California to start a family and continue his cannabis career which has spanned 30 years and includes nearly all facets of the industry-Growing, music, solventless extractions, media (print and radio), founding and running […]

Tasty Farms Tulsa: Delicious, Ethical, Sustainably Life Changing


Tasty Farms Tulsa: Delicious, Ethical, Sustainably Life Changing By Jessi Lane, Patient Advocate The Tasty Farms family asks, “What happens when you need a natural medicinal option but can’t or don’t want to smoke CBD or medical marijuana?” Tasty Farms understands in a very personal way that for some, combustible consumption just isn’t an option, […]

The Feminine Divine, Healing with Plants and Crystals: Utopic Vibes


The Feminine Divine, Healing with Plants and Crystals: Utopic Vibes  by Veronica Castillo  Both recognized as “alternative medicine” (which is crazy because both are natural, coming directly from earth; whereas man made lab pills are considered actual medicine), cannabis and crystals are utilized and consumed for multiple healing reasons: mind, body, and soul.  In the […]

2022 Medical Marijuana Legislation in Oklahoma What bills will become law and how will it change the industry?


2022 Medical Marijuana Legislation in Oklahoma What bills will become law and how will it change the industry? ~ By Felina N. Rivera, Attorney Every year, Oklahoma legislators propose bills for our state congress to consider in hopes of creating new laws. Since the passage of State Question 788 in 2018, hundreds of bills have […]

The Cowboy Cup Cured Resin Cartridge Winners


The Cowboy Cup Cured Resin Cartridge Winners By Carisa Rowe Cured Resin Dried and cured resin is the base extract in a significant number of cannabis concentrates, including vape cartridges. Coveted for its full spectrum experience, cured resin boasts high potencies while keeping valuable terpene profiles intact, resulting in a more complete medicating experience. Resin, […]

24-Carat Trajectory


24-Carat Trajectory by Contracted Writer   They say the Snozzberries taste like Snozzberries. Now, I don’t know what a Snozzberrry tastes like, but I do know the Golden Trends Reserve unique 100% glass one gram Snozzberry cartridge is sure to be Golden Trend’s best seller, offering a delectable, quenching flavor profile you can only expect […]

Canadian Cultivator in Oklahoma Committed to Producing only Top Shelf Medicine: Canokie Buds


Canadian Cultivator in Oklahoma Committed to Producing only Top Shelf Medicine: Canokie Buds Feminine Divine by Veronica Castillo   “It took just diving in and putting myself out there to find out.” From northern Ontario to the southern region of the United States (though, in cannabis, Oklahoma is considered the wild west), Holly Mills with […]

The Seed of Life 


The Seed of Life    By Brook Miller   I am extremely grateful for the Oklahoma cannabis community. I feel forever indebted to the community as a whole. To be writing this today is surreal.    For all of us to have a platform to help others because cannabis is beyond me. Cannabis saved my […]

Oklahoma’s Fresh Sesh Spots


Oklahoma’s Fresh Sesh Spots by Anna Ervin What truly sets Oklahoma apart from other cannabis-friendly states, is that SQ 788 was set up to allow cannabis patients to medicate anywhere that cigarette smoke is allowed. Granted, private businesses and establishments may have their own set of rules, creating a bit of uncertainty around where it […]

The Cowboy Cup Winners!


Congratulations to all the winners at The Cowboy Cup @thecowboycup ⠀ ⠀   Take a gander! ⠀ GRAND CHAMPION: ALTVM (pronounced AL-TUM) INDOOR FLOWER 1st: ALTVM: Slapz 2nd: Drip Cultivation: Superboof 3rd: Heavenly Haze: Liberty Haze SUNGROWN 1st: Pharmicated: Lemon Meringue Cake 2nd: Pharmicated: Wedding Cake 3rd: Pott County Boys: Terple 17 SUNGROWN LIGHT ASSIST 1st: High Prairie Farms: Orange […]

See You There


See You There By Carisa Rowe The Cowboy Cup and Daniel Lewis, founder of the competition, aims to be the nation’s most respected cannabis championship.   The two-day event features Oklahoma’s finest cannabis brands competing for a first-place win that earns much respect from consumers and industry players alike. A win at The Cowboy Cup […]

Anything But Old Timey


Anything But Old Timey By Carisa Rowe From Route 62, The Lettuce Bar resembles a modern roadside saloon. Under a shady awning supported by cedar beams and railing sits a quaint covered wagon, intended to let weary travelers know they are invited to stop and sit a spell. The blue, flat-topped storefront is embellished with […]

BALANCING AUTISM


BALANCING AUTISM By Chip Paul | Chief Innovator At GnuPharma, we are a research, development, and manufacturing company specializing in modulating the endocannabinoid system with both hemp and non-cannabis plants. “Spice up your life®” Autism is a disability that affects almost every area of human function. What I mean by that is that the incidence of […]

The Feminine Divine with Woman Cultivator, Heidi Allen with Higher Flower Garden


The Feminine Divine with Woman Cultivator, Heidi Allen with Higher Flower Garden by Veronica Castillo “Like most kids growing up in the 70’s and 80’s I learned that Cannabis and anything related to it was just plain bad and bad for you.”- Heidi Allen  From death row guard, to professional truck driver, to cannabis cultivator; […]

How To Entertain A Cannabis Cowboy


How To Entertain A Cannabis Cowboy By Michael Kinney  It’s no secret that cannabis and music go hand in hand. It has been that way since before groups like the Grateful Dead and Snoop Dogg became synonymous with the magical plant.   “It absolutely does, and it has for years, right? You sit back, you […]

IMPERIOUS – OKCC | Oklahoma Cannabis Convention November 12-13, 2021


IMPERIOUS IS A STORY OF PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE A personal witness to pain and tragedy inspires a co-founder visit site here  Imperious co-founder Eric Norton witnessed pain and tragedy in 1990 as a licensed chemical dependency counselor. He worked as a case manager in the Dallas County Judicial Treatment Center, a nine-month program that treated convicted […]

THREE CHANGES IN THE WORKS FOR OMMA LICENSED BUSINESSES 


THREE CHANGES IN THE WORKS FOR OMMA LICENSED BUSINESSES  by Sarah Lee Gossett Parrish Cannabis Lawyer The past several months have seen numerous changes to Oklahoma’s medical marijuana system, including new OMMA Permanent Rules; Amendments to OMMA Permanent Rules by September 16, 2021 Emergency Rules; passage of new bills by the state legislature such as […]

The Feminine Divine Highlights, Woman Owned and Operated: Pro Gro Farms


The Feminine Divine Highlights, Woman Owned and Operated: Pro Gro Farms by Veronica Castillo “Maintaining a small-batch standard by taking extra measures at each step to preserve quality and isolated control on a plant by plant basis.” Founded by woman, operated by woman, cannabis grown by woman, Pro Gro Farms is an indoor cultivation growing […]

The Feminine Divine; Raw, Real, and Bare in Oklahoma


The Feminine Divine; Raw, Real, and Bare in Oklahoma Nothing to hide behind, exposed, and real with Wendy Elena, The Naked Grower  By Veronica Castillo Born in the tropical state of Florida, and raised by Panamanian born and raised parents, cannabis cultivator Wendy Elena, keeps it raw, real, and truthful about her experience with cannabis. […]

REGULAR SESSION OF OKLAHOMA’S 2021 LEGISLATURE HAS ENDED: WHAT HAPPENED TO ALL THE MMJ BILLS?


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, and this spring I wrote about highlights concerning the more important bills that were passed by the legislative body in […]

Hermetically Speaking


by  James Bridges HERBAGE MAGAZINE   Mankind is funny.  It does things to itself for no reason other than to grow and learn from it.  There’s one thing that has always been something that I strive to grow daily.  Foundations.   When I had the opportunity to sit and visit with another person on that […]

Sowing The Seed


by Chet Tucker   For those just picking up Herbage and reading for the first time, we’re glad you’re here. The monthly editorial, “Sowing the Seed”, is a journey from seed to market and we hope you find it as a simple guide along the way. So, we’ve covered genetics, soil and mediums, “food”, water, […]

Painted Pistols Cannabis Co.


By Veronica Castillo Painted Pistols Cannabis Co. Providing an avenue for the community of Chickasha to experience clean, organic medicinal cannabis.   In a city about 35 miles away from Oklahoma City, exists a cannabis cultivation company owned and operated by life-long Chickasha residents- Painted Pistols Cannabis Co. Painted Pistols is located in a stand-alone […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]