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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 […]

3 Ways Cannabis Has Evolved Since Early Medical Legalization

By OovTeam | March 31, 2020

Legal cannabis has been on the table in North America since it was first legalized for medical purposes in California in 1996, yet it wasn’t until these last couple years that cannabis made a huge shift across the continent that the early pioneers of cannabis could have never foreseen. 2018 […]

Representations of Women in the Industry

By OovTeam | March 26, 2020

Oov Lifestyle oozes female power, seeking to elevate the role and place of women in the world, while we connect cannabis and lifestyle in beneficial and enlightening ways. We are founded on believing that women create one of the strongest foundations, and vibes, within the cannabis industry. We exist with […]

Poets, Musicians, and Artists: The Connection Between Cannabis and Creativity

By OovTeam | June 19, 2019

When people ask me why I enjoy cannabis, “the creativity it brings me” has usually been one of the first responses I’ll offer as someone who has built her career on a creative skill set. As a writer, cannabis is integral in helping me to get my creative juices flowing […]

Cannabis Research: Why You Shouldn’t Believe All You Read

By OovTeam | May 8, 2019

We’re now used to hearing the call for “more research” in the ongoing struggle to legalize cannabis. It’s often a chicken and egg situation where the forces that be don’t want to legalize cannabis due to the lack of research, and the lack of research is due to the status […]

Celebrating Women in the International Cannabis Industry

By OovTeam | March 8, 2019

Today is International Women’s Day! While we celebrate the incredible women in the cannabis industry everyday here at Oov, this holiday offers us a special opportunity to highlight some fierce women who are changing cannabis and the world!   While there are many canna-wins to celebrate in North America, women […]

One Cannabis Cultivator Gives Back After California Wildfires

By OovTeam | December 11, 2018

This year has been a tough one for California, as more than 1.4 million acres burned due to the wildfires that plagued the state. Mendocino was hit terribly with the Mendocino Complex Fire, which became the largest recorded fire in California’s history. The damage stretched nearly 500,000 acres in Lake […]

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