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Organics OKC: An Ever-Growing Business

Just about 9 years ago to the day, Marc and Janine Bradley started Organics OKC Garden supply store. If you can corner Marc for a few minutes out of his busy day, he would tell you it was mostly born out of frustration. "The only garden supply store in town at the...

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Goodbye Chemo Blanket

It seems like not too long ago there was an entire underworld of cannabis patients that have suddenly surfaced and the skeptics are equally baffled and scared by who exactly they are. I was lucky enough to be a part of watching cannabis work firsthand on a 7 year old...

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A Call to Reason

As Veterans of the United States Armed Forces we call on the Veterans Health Administration (V.H.A.) to fully recognize cannabis as a viable treatment option, which is a far less toxic alternative to commonly prescribed pharmaceuticals. Leaders are increasingly aware...

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A Sit Down with Dr. Pepper

To better understand how medical cannabis education is getting to health care professionals, we sat down with Pepper Hernandez. Dr. Pepper is a naturopath, holistic health practitioner, and cannabis therapy educator and spends most of her time researching how the...

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Ask Dr. Dave

Dear Dr. Dave, Following brain surgery, I suffer the effects of a severe concussion. I use cannabis to control my mood swings and to stop the associated “flying off the handle” episodes. My question, what would be the medical explanation of why this works so well?...

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Humming Hummus

Skill Level: Easy Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: about 5 minutes Chill Time: N/A Serving Size: 3-4 ounces/60-85 ml Yield: about 5 cups/1185 ml Ingredients ⅓ cup/80 ml MagicalButter Coconut Oil 2 cans (16 ounces/450 g each) low-sodium chickpeas (garbanzo beans),...

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But HIPAA protects me! Well no…

What in the world is HIPAA and what does it do? I hear this question a lot and have learned over the years that many people do not understand what HIPAA is and what rights it protects.  With the passage of SQ 788 and everyone’s questions about privacy, legality, guns,...

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Terpene of the Month: Humulene

New healthcare options are causing patients across the state to forget about side effects such as, hair loss, memory loss, tremors in hands and legs, and nodding off (to name a few). Dispensaries around the state are now open with a variety of medicine. Oklahomans can...

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No Apologies

Slowly redefined in medicine, religion, law, and education are traditional words and concepts like ethics, oaths, preventative healthcare, clean water, real food, patient rights, and the least invasive and most compassionate medicine. Changed is the understanding of...

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Free Patient Recommendation Drive

Sunday, November 18th 2018 was a historic day for Oklahoma! Strange Leaf Dispensary, Leafly, Guerilla Grow Supply, and Ounce Magazine held Oklahoma’s first ever free medical cannabis patient recommendation drive. Organized by Samantha Richardson and with the help of...

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Roadblocks to Research

One of the most common questions asked by healthcare professionals regarding medical cannabis is “Where are the clinical trials that show cannabis has medical benefit?” This can be difficult to answer as cannabis does not have the same scientific backing that medical...

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Leaving The Secret Garden

Having a secret cannabis life that you are afraid to discuss with others can be a hindrance and unhealthy. It can hinder you from building meaningful relationships with people because you are afraid to be judged if they knew you consumed cannabis. It can cause you to...

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A Fighting Chance

Everyone has something that happened in their life that has shaped who they are and what they do. And for Sean O’Grady, Lightweight Boxing Champion of the World, this is no different. Sean was born into a life of boxing; trainer Pat O’Grady and promoter Jeannie...

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The 5 W’s of Cannabis Testing in Oklahoma

As owner/operator of F.A.S.T. Laboratories, an analytical testing lab for cannabis, I am receiving questions daily regarding all facets of testing cannabis for efficacy and contaminants. In this article, I want to attempt to summarize some of the most common questions...

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Trellising and Staking Cannabis Plants for Support

Cannabis plants can grow very tall and most likely will require you to give them some sort of support to keep from falling over causing irreversible damage to the plant. This support is crucial to ensure the crop can be systematically grown to its’ full potential...

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