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The Professionalization of The Cannabis Industry

By Anne-Marie Fischer | November 8, 2018

The cannabis industry is growing up. With the legalization of cannabis has come an increase in the professionalism of those who are serving consumers and working behind the scenes. Staff and personnel are “leveling up” their educational qualifications within the thriving and newly-competitive industry. Does your medical dispensary budtender know […]

New Cannabis Study Peeks Into The Lives of Microdosing Mamas And Divorced Dads

By Anne-Marie Fischer | November 7, 2018

Social media can be a lot more telling than we suspect. It turns out that when we’re sharing the ups and downs of our days, our self-care routines, and our wellness tips, we might just be participating in a study about cultural shifts! Thanks to legalization in places like California, […]

Edibles: Small Bites for the Modern Cannabis Kitchen

By Nicole Fronzino | November 6, 2018

On November 6, something exciting launched in the cannabis community: Stephanie Hua & Coreen Carroll’s newest book, Edibles: Small Bites for the Modern Cannabis Kitchen!  This cookbook takes edibles to new levels by showcasing 30 delicious and inviting recipes geared towards all types of consumers. Team Oov had the opportunity […]

5 Things You Can Do To Advocate For Cannabis Legalization In Your State

By Anne-Marie Fischer | November 5, 2018

Thirty states have legalized cannabis for medicinal purposes, while nine more (plus Washington D.C.) have legalized cannabis for recreational use, which means there are twenty states in which cannabis is still prohibited. The push to end the prohibition of cannabis has always been framed as a human rights issue, primarily […]

The Style of Cannabis

By Dusti Arab | October 13, 2018

The land of athleisure, Portland, OR isn’t exactly known for being a fashion mecca. With brands like Nike, Adidas, and Columbia dominating the scene, the average person’s clothing choices can easily end up being as drab as our characteristically cloudy skies. Fortunately, the cannabis industry has been a refreshing influence on […]

Upcoming Cannabis Events

By Dusti Arab | October 8, 2018

The cannabis industry has no shortage of exciting events nationwide right now. Take a look below to find everything from industry events for medical professionals to cannabis-infused dinners, guaranteed to get you the elevated experience that you’re looking for. Industry Events The 4th Annual Cannabis Nurses Network Conference With more […]

Hall of Flowers – Event Recap

By Sham Shivaie | September 25, 2018

On September 17th, Team Oov had the opportunity to attend the launch of Hall of Flowers, an exciting new cannabis industry trade show. The event was an amazing chance to discover and network with all kinds of cannabis professionals from a wide range of specialties. An impressive number of emerging brands were […]

Could Biopesticides Help The Cannabis Industry Grow?

By Sham Shivaie | September 17, 2018

The birth of commercial cannabis regulation As the legal cannabis business continues to expand, the struggle to decide on various forms of regulation continues alongside it. As more and more entrepreneurs seek entry, lawmakers are still in the process of determining the best way to supervise the booming industry. Most […]

Is Cannabis The Solution for The American Opioid Crisis?

By Anne-Marie Fischer | August 24, 2018

In 2016, opioids killed 63,632 Americans. According to the CDC, “nearly two-thirds of these deaths (66%) involved a prescription or illicit opioid. Overdose deaths increased in all categories of drugs examined for men and women, people ages 15 and older, all races and ethnicities, and across all levels of urbanization.” […]

Minorities in Cannabis Series: Cannabis and the LGBTQIAPK+ Communities

By Anne-Marie Fischer | June 20, 2018

In past articles, Oov has explored different under-served communities and their relationships to cannabis, including women, immigrants, and African Americans. Each exploration presents an opportunity to learn about and become sensitive to the experiences of these groups. LGBTQIAPK+ communities are no different from other underrepresented communities in their relationships to […]

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