Blog posts tagged "California"


Dennis Peron: The Father of Medical Cannabis

In the 1980s, the AIDS crisis would cause Dennis Peron to evolve his cannabis activism and fight for safe access to medical cannabis for AIDS patients who desperately needed relief​...Dennis knew that there needed to be a change, that legitimately sick patients deserved legal access to cannabis—so together with other local leaders like Mary Jane Rathburn (“Brownie Mary”) and Dr. Donald Abrams...

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Hopegrown’s Guide to Having a Safe, Enjoyable 4/20

Pretty much anyone who is familiar with cannabis culture knows that April 20th (4/20) is the biggest holiday of the year for cannabis enthusiasts. With this year being the first 4/20 in California where adults 21+ can enjoy legally lighting up, it’s certainly going to be one for the books! Here at Hopegrown, we want to make sure you enjoy the holiday—which is why we’ve come up with several tips for ensuring you have a fun, safe time on Friday!

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Hopegrown’s Guide to Being a Medical Cannabis Patient in the Age of... Recreational Cannabis

2018 has been an exciting year for the California cannabis industry thus far, but many medical patients have expressed concerns about the changes that recreational legalization has brought to their dispensary experience. Here at Hopegrown we want to empower you to get the care, education and medicine you need as a patient, so we decided to put together a helpful guide of questions you can ask your local dispensary to ensure that you continue to feel comfortable & supported every time you visit.

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How Do I Apply For a Medical Marijuana Identification Card (MMIC)?

The legalization of adult use cannabis in California has brought with it an increase in taxes for both recreational consumers and medical patients alike. Thankfully, if you’re a medical cannabis patient in California you can register for a Medical Marijuana Identification Card (MMIC) with the county to save money on local tax and sales tax. Learn how to apply for your card here.

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Understanding California Cannabis in 2018

January 1st, 2018 ushered in a new age of cannabis in California with adult use recreational sales becoming legal statewide for individuals 21 and older. Amid the excitement, medical cannabis patients and recreational consumers alike understandably have a lot of questions...

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