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

By Anne-Marie Fischer | May 22, 2018

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 […]

A Look Up North to Canada’s Legal Cannabis Situation

By Anne-Marie Fischer | May 9, 2018

    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 […]

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

By | May 6, 2018

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 Anne-Marie Fischer | April 25, 2018

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 […]

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

By Anne-Marie Fischer | April 16, 2018

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 […]

Cynthia Nixon Announces Position on Cannabis

By | April 12, 2018

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 Anne-Marie Fischer | March 31, 2018

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 Anne-Marie Fischer | March 26, 2018

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 […]

3 Critical Questions to Ask Yourself Before Becoming a Cannabis Entrepreneur

By Anne-Marie Fischer | March 9, 2018

If you’re looking to elevate your career to new highs, a career in cannabis may be what suits you. With an industry projected to be worth $57 billion  globally in just under a decade from now, the green rush is one that many are turning their eyes to with a […]

The Dangers of Contaminated Cannabis Concentrates & How to Avoid Them

By Anne-Marie Fischer | March 6, 2018

Last month, we investigated the issue of “clean cannabis”, alerting cannabis consumers to be aware of the potential contaminants, pesticides and other trace chemicals that can be left over from the cannabis growing and cultivation process. Luckily for legalized states like California, cannabis testing has emerged as an important practice […]