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Industry Spotlight: Solonje Burnett of Humble Bloom

By OovTeam | September 26, 2020

Solonje Burnett-Loucas is a co-founder and cannavist at Humble Bloom. She believes that we can shatter stereotypes and poor business practices through culture curation and by providing the industry with more access to strategic branding, education, advocacy, and inclusive community experiences. As a culture consultant, she creates innovative workplace conferences, designs and implements D&I plans, […]

Industry Spotlight: Kelley Bruce of CannaMommy

By OovTeam | August 23, 2020

A pregnant woman at a dispensary? Kelley Bruce has been there. Ms. Bruce’s pregnancies were not what some would call “easy.” Every pregnancy is unique, but Kelley was suffering. During her first pregnancy, she was diagnosed with Carbamoyl phosphate synthetase I deficiency (CPS). Her second pregnancy brought with it severe morning […]

Medicine or Misdemeanor? An open letter…

By OovTeam | July 25, 2020

Dear Representatives, I recently relocated back to my hometown in North Carolina after living in California for the last 12 years. I suffer from chronic pain amongst a long list of other debilitating symptoms associated with fibromyalgia. I’ve seen several specialists and tried every pharmaceutical imaginable in an effort to […]

JAJ: Bridging the Gap Between Cannabis and the LGBTQIAPK+ Community

By OovTeam | June 13, 2020

When Just Another Jay (JAJ) came into the cannabis scene a couple of years ago, we immediately fell in love with their aesthetic and dedication to bridging the gap between the LGBTQIAPK+ community and cannabis. Creative Director, Cameron Rexroat, and Photographer, Nick Abel, of JAJ have become a familiar and […]

Gillian of Humboldt Apothecary

By OovTeam | May 23, 2020

One of the best pieces of advice I keep hearing over and over again for entrepreneurs looking to get into cannabis is, “Take what you do and apply it to the industry”.  Gillian of Humboldt Apothecary did just that.  Her background was a direct entry point to creating her own […]

Lenaya Kimball’s Pathway to Healing

By OovTeam | May 18, 2020

I’ve only just recently “come out” about my use of cannabis, but I’m hearing the collective voices of women rising up and needing to be heard.  I feel my own spirit asking to be set free.  So I’m pushing through the stigma and social and legal constraints that have kept […]

Industry Spotlight: Scott of Pantry

By OovTeam | May 17, 2020

Hall of Flowers – Santa Rosa CA – May 1, 2019 Ozzie: Hello, Ozzie with Oov Lifestyle at Hall of Flowers 2019 on Wednesday day two, and I’m here with Scott, founder of Pantry. We were just walking by and had a whole culinary experience with your products which are beautiful […]

Industry Spotlight: Hannah of Autumn Brands

By OovTeam | May 14, 2020

Hall of Flowers – Santa Rosa CA – May 1, 2019 Ozzie: We stopped by with Autumn Brands, and this is Hannah…I mean, it’s beautiful. Can you tell us a little bit about it? Hannah: Yeah, so we are Autumn Brands. We’re a family farm, two families, one vision. It’s myself, […]

Industry Spotlight: Emily & Micah of Leef Organics

By OovTeam | May 8, 2020

Hall of Flowers – Santa Rosa CA – May 1, 2019 Ozzie: All right, we are back at Hall of Flowers 2019 in Santa Rosa, Day 2, Wednesday. We’re super pumped. I’m here with Emily and Micah of Leef Organics and I just want to ask you, first of all, what […]

CannaBess Merges Her Two Loves: Photography and Cannabis

By OovTeam | May 5, 2020

Bess Byers aka “CannaBess” shares how she took the two loves of her life, photography and cannabis, and created a whole new niche.   Oov:  What did you do before you got involved in the cannabis industry?   Bess: In college I studied Public Relations with a minor in Mandarin […]

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