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Minorities in Cannabis Series: Cannabis and the LGBTQIA Communities

By OovTeam | June 2, 2020

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 […]

“Big Cannabis” and Why Many Businesses Are Being Left Out

By OovTeam | May 22, 2020

With cannabis becoming the economic cash cow none of us could have predicted, some of those responsible for building the cannabis industry we know today are being left out in the cold when it comes to legal cannabis. Cannabis pioneers and small businesses are facing a new challenge as the […]

3 Engaging Apps for Cannabis Users

By OovTeam | May 20, 2020

Technology and cannabis have found a perfect harmony in this new era of modern cannabis sales, culture, and consumption, and it’s bringing cannabis enthusiasts together in ways we could have never imagined in decades past. Anyone with a smartphone can take their cannabis use to new heights by accessing some […]

Medical vs. Recreational Cannabis

By OovTeam | May 16, 2020

Progressive pockets within North America have enjoyed the benefits of medicinal marijuana for a while now, but there’s shift happening that has some cannabis users drawing lines in the sand, while others are working hard to erase them. 2018 is going to be a tremendous year for recreational cannabis. California […]

Does the US government really have a patent on medical cannabis?

By OovTeam | May 12, 2020

Dear Nurse Susan, Is it true that the US government has a patent on marijuana for medical uses, yet classifies it and as a Schedule 1 drug and recently decided to rescind some of the federal protections for medical marijuana in legal states, or is this more “fake news”? Thank […]

A Look Up North to Canada’s Legal Cannabis Situation

By OovTeam | May 9, 2020

    If there’s three things that Canadians like, it’s beer, hockey and cannabis, and now it’s Canada’s turn to shine in the legal cannabis movement worldwide. Canada will be making the sale of recreational cannabis federally legal later this summer, although the data is still to be announced. It’s […]

Why is Cannabis a Schedule 1 Drug?

By OovTeam | May 8, 2020

Dear Nurse Susan, Cannabis (marijuana) is a Schedule 1 drug, according to the US Government, which states it is highly addictive with no medical applications. However, a lot of publications say it is only mildly addictive, similar to coffee. If that is true, then shouldn’t caffeine also be considered a […]

Windy Borman Producer of “Mary Janes: Women of Weed”

By ozzie@oov.life | May 6, 2020

I had the pleasure of meeting Windy Borman at the Mill Valley Film Festival during the screening of her documentary Mary Janes: The Women of Weed. At the time, I had no idea what the film was about, but can distinctly remember the hairs on my entire body standing up […]

5 Global Cannabis Destinations to Put on Your Map

By OovTeam | April 25, 2020

It’s time to get global and expand your cannabis horizons by enjoying some cannabis tourism. While this is an industry that has been thriving in the U.S. for a long time in the legalized states like Colorado, new and exciting destinations are cropping up as epicenters for cannabis consumption. If […]

Cynthia Nixon Announces Position on Cannabis

By ozzie@oov.life | April 12, 2020

On Wednesday, former Sex and the City star, Cynthia Nixon, graced Twitter with her official stance on marijuana. “We have to stop putting people of color in jail for something that white people do with impunity.” After her video, she posted a follow up tweet: “Now that public opinion has […]

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