New to Cannabis? Start Learning Here.
The cannabis industry can feel daunting to new individuals beginning their journey. It can become overwhelming between compliance changes, product information, and the science behind cultivating the plants themselves. Many new to the industry wonder, "Where do I begin?"Read full story
CBD Treats vs CBD Tinctures
If you are a pet owner, you probably have seen at least half a dozen ads for CBD products marketed towards your furry friends. Tinctures and treats are just a couple of options on the market but they are some of the most popular.Read full story
CBD and Senior Pets
No one wants to see their beloved pet get grey around the muzzle. Our pets are our babies, and we want them to have the best lives possible. That is one reason why many pet parents are turning towards CBD to help their furry friends live their best lives, even when getting older.Read full story
Why are so Many People Leaving the Cannabis Industry?
LinkedIn has been a virtual coffee house for cannabis industry professionals to connect for years. However, announcements of leaving the industry fill the space of late. Reasons vary, but the exodus of such a promising industry begs the question, why?Read full story
Full Spectrum: What is it and What is it Good for?
When shopping for CBD, consumers have a number of choices to make. Do I want an isolate, broad spectrum, a 250mg tincture, a 1000mg tincture, edibles, powders…. the list is endless. One of the more common things you may see on the label is full spectrum. But what does that even mean?Read full story
Tips and Tricks for Buying Pet-Friendly Hemp Products
Photo by Honest Paws on UnsplashEveryone wants the best for their furry friends. After all, our pets are our family. And like us, they deserve to be happy and healthy. More pet owners every day are turning toward hemp-derived products to ensure their furbabies are liking their best life possible. But with the sheer number of products on the market, where does one begin? Here are a few tips and tricks for helping your furry friend get the best product for their needs.Read full story
Can you Ship Hemp Products with UPS?
As hemp regulations rapidly change on both a state and federal level, it leaves many wondering how they can shop in the golden age of delivery. UPS, one of the largest shipping companies in the world, does allow for hemp to be shipped, but there are rules that need to be followed to remain compliant and not all hemp products can be shipped. According to UPS, there are specific hemp products that are not allowed to be shipped. These include;Read full story
Mold in your Cannabis? Here is What to do.
Nothing is sadder than breaking up a large nug to find that it has molded. Unfortunately, this will sometimes happen, but knowing what to do can save you a headache or two. This is a common, and often times preventable, problem in the cannabis industry known as botrytis. Oftentimes it is called bud rot, specifically because it will quite literally rot the bud. This mold can appear white, grey, brown, and in severe cases black.Read full story
The Pros and Cons of Oklahoma Cannabis Employment Badges
As Oklahoma heads towards 2024, cannabis industry employees must get ready for the inevitability of badge requirements. Opinions on this topic are mixed, and rightfully so. There are some good things about requiring badges, but do they outweigh the bad?Read full story
A Blue-Collar Opinion on "Rich Men North of Richmond"
When you turn on the radio, there is a good chance you will hear a song about sex, drugs, murder, and annoying noises with no real meaning. It's almost reminiscent of staring into a vast pit of vanity that contains nothing but shallow bits of what the media thinks individuals strive for. It's enough to make someone turn off the radio and listen to a podcast or audiobook.Read full story
Are CBD Pet Treats Worth the Hype?
In nearly every pet store you walk into, CBD pet treats can be found. Their labels advertising calming and anti-inflammatory properties can sound tempting. But are they worth the hype?Read full story
Why Should You Put CBD Oil Under Your Tongue
If you are like me, you never really grew out of the "why" phase that seems to inflict most small children. We want to know why things work a certain way. This was definitely true when I was introduced to CBD tinctures. One of the instructions many products had was "hold under your tongue for x amount of seconds". Well, why should I do that? How does that make a difference?Read full story
What are CBD Topicals?
There are a million different kinds of CBD products on the market. Tinctures, topicals, powders, gummies, bath bombs...the list goes on and on. One commonly found products are topicals (salves, balms, etc.). While simple to use, many consumers are left wondering how effective they are.Read full story
Thought-Provoking Books to Read Before the End of 2023
As a child, my favorite pastime was reading. While that hobby continued into adulthood, I, unfortunately, do not have the luxury of spending hours curled up with my latest read. However, once I discovered the joy of a well-narrated audiobook, there was nothing to hold me back.2023 has been a year of personal growth for me, and part of that growth is thanks to several books I have had the pleasure of reading/listening to. While I have enjoyed nearly every book I have picked up this year, there are three that have impacted me in one way or another.Read full story
Can Snakes Have CBD?
CBD pet products are on the rise. Products produced for cats, dogs, and even horses are on thousands of store shelves across America. But what about CBD products directed towards less common animal companions, like snakes?Read full story
What is Living Soil?
With the rise of boutique cannabis comes the demand for alternative ways of growing. Cultivators have diversified away from more common growing methods to sustainable alternatives. Living soil is a growing method rapidly gaining popularity across the U.S., but what is it and how does it benefit a cannabis plant?Read full story
OMMA Releases Assessment of Oklahoma's Medical Cannabis Market
In June of 2023, the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority released an empirical assessment of the state's legal cannabis industry. Assembled by Cannabis Public Policy Consulting, this 24-page report offers an interesting overview of what consumers think and what the industry has to offer.Read full story
Wooly Aphids: The Little Fuzzballs That Cause Big Problems
One morning while working in my garden, I noticed what appeared to be a tiny fuzzball crawling on my basil plant. It looked like a piece of cotton or fuzz from a white sweater just crawling along, minding its own business. I had seen grasshoppers, spiders, and even a bumble bee or three hanging out in/near my herb garden, but this was a first. So, I consulted the all-knowing machine that is Google.Read full story
What's the Deal with CBD Nasal Spray?
There are thousands of different hemp products out on the market. Some we know quite well, such as tinctures. Others are more obscure and fall into unique niches. CBD nasal sprays fall within the realm of unique niches due to their complexity as a product and the difficulty it takes to make a high quality nasal spray product.Read full story
What is CBE?
Nearly anyone you talk to has heard about CBD and THC. But the list of cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant, marijuana, and hemp, goes far beyond that. One such cannabinoid is Cannabichromene, or CBC for short.Read full story