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Industry Spotlight: Stephanie Hua

By OovTeam | October 17, 2018

Recently, we had the pleasure of chatting with Stephanie Hua about her journey from foodie and photographer to her newest endeavor, Mellows: artisanal low-dose infused marshmallows. Stephanie’s new book about infused foods, Edibles: Small Bites for the Modern Cannabis Kitchen, came out on November 6th. Oov: What did you do […]

Culture, Conversations & Cannabis

By OovTeam | 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 […]

Industry Spotlight: Solonje Burnett of Humble Bloom

By OovTeam | September 26, 2018

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, 2018

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, 2018

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 […]

Real Stories: Nikki and Alec

By ozzie@oov.life | July 12, 2018

Both my husband and I have experienced healing through CBD and cannabis use. A couple of years ago, my husband sustained a serious injury on the job as a contractor. He was forced to stop working, was placed on worker’s comp, and began experiencing not only depression from his inability […]

Real Story: Lainie Ruth

By ozzie@oov.life | July 5, 2018

My experience with cannabis has been incredibly life changing, although tangled in a fog of stigma and controversy. I am a loyal and public advocate for what is commonly called “marijuana maintenance.” Marijuana maintenance means using cannabis instead of less natural options for the treatment of substance use disorder. With […]

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

By ozzie@oov.life | 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 […]

Dee Dussault of Ganja Yoga

By ozzie@oov.life | April 24, 2018

Dee Dussault is the first yoga teacher to publicly offer cannabis-enhanced yoga, and she’s taught thousands of students in over a dozen states over the past nine years. A seasoned practitioner of twenty-three years, Dee is also an international speaker and the author of the Harpercollins book, ‘Ganja Yoga.’ Her […]

Bethany of Falcanna Farms

By ozzie@oov.life | April 7, 2018

It’s likely you don’t see a photo of a woman smoking a joint while holding her pet falcon every day.  It’s also likely you don’t know many female growers – because there just aren’t that many of them.  So we wanted to pause for a moment and give this canna-boss […]

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