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 […]

Sports Medicine’s Changing Attitude on Cannabis

By Sheri Matteo | December 6, 2018

Attitudes regarding cannabis use are changing in professional sports and with good reason. Recent scientific evidence as well as an overwhelming amount of anecdotal evidence from athletes themselves points to the therapeutic benefits of cannabis for common athletic ailments. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) establishes standards for athletes globally in […]

Book Review: Healing with CBD

By OovTeam | November 27, 2018

CBD has received a lot of attention in the last few years, spotlighted as an alternative to THC-based products. It’s become a go-to option for people who want the benefits of cannabis without the psychoactive effects. In fact, CBD is being highlighted in the media more than THC-related products due […]

World’s First Medical Study of Cannabis Menstrual Suppositories Is Seeking Volunteers: Be Part of Her Story

By OovTeam | November 10, 2018

Despite the available treatments for the pain and inflammation of menstrual cramps, millions of women still suffer through their periods. The most common treatment, Ibuprofen and other NSAIDs, disrupts digestion. Alternatives like opioids are extremely addictive, intoxicating, and can cause constipation. And while hormonal birth control may provide relief for […]

The Professionalization of The Cannabis Industry

By OovTeam | 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 OovTeam | 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 OovTeam | 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 OovTeam | 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 OovTeam | 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 […]