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Real Stories: Jessica Olson

By Jessica Olson | January 15, 2019

Standing in the bathroom of my work office, I stare at my reflection urging myself to just hurry up and get it done. “But what if someone walks in?” My hands scurry in my handbag, searching for the little esky that contains my $1,300 syringe. I wait a few more […]

Real Stories: Candice Paschal

By Candice Paschal | January 5, 2019

Walking between glowing greenhouses on cold, dark days takes me back to a specific memory as a child. I was 4-years-old and it was still dark early in the morning when my mom and I had to catch the city bus. I can still feel the cold air hitting my […]

Culture, Conversations & Cannabis

By Jennifer French | October 15, 2018

As recently as last year, nobody who knew me would have believed I’d end up in the cannabis industry. I had spent 15 years working myself into the ground in the corporate world, trying to fulfill the aspirations my stereotypically controlling Asian parents had for me: to be a successful […]

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

By OovTeam | June 13, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

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 […]

Keira Fae Gets Personal

By OovTeam | May 17, 2019

Many of the early followers of Oov Lifestyle know that I’m a doula and am actually still practicing to this day.  My roots are deep in the new-mommy/birth community here in the Bay Area, from forming Marin’s first “alternative” mother’s group to having a seat on the board of advisors […]

Industry Spotlight: Scott of Pantry

By OovTeam | May 17, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

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 […]

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