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Words Matter: What Is That Plant Called, Anyway?

Words Matter: What Is That Plant Called, Anyway?

Posted by Kathy Blume (she/her) on 15th Feb 2022

While there are dozens of slang terms for cannabis, including reefer, pot, dope, weed, grass, ganja, and herb, sometimes even people who have been using our plucky green pal for a while now get confus … read more
Feeling The Love: Cannabis And Sex

Feeling The Love: Cannabis And Sex

Posted by Jessilyn Dolan (she/her) on 14th Feb 2022

Here we are at one of Hallmark’s biggest holidays, with stories passed down for hundreds of years telling the tale of the third century Roman martyr known as Saint Valentine. So, here's your Cannabis … read more
Summer Of Yoga

Summer Of Yoga

Posted by Jamie Rollins RN, BSN, CYT on 23rd Jun 2021

As we move into summer I can’t help but feel incredibly grateful to be in New England, on a farm, with the opportunity to teach a weekly outdoor yoga class. After being away from this area for over 1 … read more
PTSD, Art, Love, Healing, and Cannabis

PTSD, Art, Love, Healing, and Cannabis

Posted by Matthew de la Tour, Author and Patient on 10th Jun 2021

From the ancient world we have stories of victory that inspire us. We, as humans, grow as plants and trees to provide shade that we may never sit in. When our earth walk ends, will our voices remain l … read more
Terpenes: The Essential Oils of Cannabis

Terpenes: The Essential Oils of Cannabis

Posted by April Hatch, MPH, RN on 25th May 2021

My grandmother showed the medicinal value of plants from as early as I can remember. Ginger for this, or mustard seed paste for that, there was always something she was able to whip up for the treatme … read more
Why We Like Female Cannabis Plants

Why We Like Female Cannabis Plants

Posted by Matt Leonetti on 9th May 2021

Here on Mother’s Day - a day of appreciation and flowers - we wanted to look at and think about our cannabis moms. They deserve the same appreciation and gratitude we give our biological moms but for … read more
What Is World Doula Week? Hey, What Is A Doula?

What Is World Doula Week? Hey, What Is A Doula?

Posted by Jessilyn Dolan on 22nd Mar 2021

World Doula Week (WDW) is designed to empower doulas all over the world to improve the physiological, social, emotional, educational and psychological health of birthing people, newborns, and families … read more
Cannabis And Human Milk

Cannabis And Human Milk

Posted by Jessilyn Dolan on 19th Mar 2021

Sometimes you look back on your life and say, “how the heck did I get here doing this?” Well, I have been doing both birth work and herbalism for decades, so I guess the how and the doing go hand and … read more
​Speak, Even If Your Voice Shakes

​Speak, Even If Your Voice Shakes

Posted by Jessilyn Dolan on 19th Mar 2021

At times I joke around saying that I just learned how to vote a few years ago. Of course that’s an exaggeration, but it's not too far from the truth. I’m someone who never paid much attention to polit … read more
Cannabis Nurse Education

Cannabis Nurse Education

Posted by Jessilyn Dolan on 12th Mar 2021

Do nurses need to know about cannabis as medicine? In short, yes, nurses need to know about cannabis as medicine.In July 2018, the National Council State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) published the Nation … read more
 My Colorful, Creative Cannabis Experience

My Colorful, Creative Cannabis Experience

Posted by Erica Bradford, RN on 8th Mar 2021

As a child, I loved coloring and vividly remember pulling out my coloring books and big tin of crayons to begin making my masterpieces. The beautiful, vibrant pages would hang on my walls, and our ref … read more
Vermont's Approach To Cannabis Use In Pregnancy

Vermont's Approach To Cannabis Use In Pregnancy

Posted by Jessilyn Dolan on 17th Feb 2021

Working both in labor and delivery, and more specifically with substance use in pregnancy, the topic of cannabis often comes up.Both American Academy of Pediatrics and American College of Obstetrician … read more
Racism And Cannabis

Racism And Cannabis

Posted by Jessilyn Dolan on 4th Feb 2021

Now that we’re in Black History Month, there’s a little aphorism which keeps popping into my head. It may seem like a silly rhyme, but it rings loud and true:“You need to know about cannabis’s racist … read more
​Terpene Tuesday: Humulene

​Terpene Tuesday: Humulene

Posted by Susan Lyn Kupiec on 2nd Feb 2021

TERPENE: Humulene \ ˈhyümyəˌlēn \ alpha-humulene or α-caryophylleneFOUND IN: Humelene is found not only in cannabis, but in hops, basil, clove, black pepper, sage, and ginseng. It is a cannabis plant’ … read more
Acupuncture and Cannabis, a most perfect blend

Acupuncture and Cannabis, a most perfect blend

Posted by Olga M. Mardach-Duclerc L.Ac, M.Sc on 22nd Sep 2020

In acupuncture, the use of cannabis is tradition. Classical Chinese Medicine is a medical system over 3,500 years old, with documented uses of Cannabis in these ancient times, from repairing broken … read more


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