Blog posts tagged "dispensaries"


Will Move for Medical Cannabis: The Struggle of Cannabis Refugees

As of 2018, cannabis is medically legal in 29 U.S. states and D.C.—but what if you’re a patient who could benefit from medical cannabis living in a state where it isn’t legal yet? For many the answer is to either purchase cannabis illegally or move to a place where it is legal. These individuals who choose to move are known as medical cannabis refugees. The Lyles family of Ohio is one of these families—they moved with their youngest daughter Jordan to Colorado to treat her Dravet Syndrome...

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Microdosing: A Little Bit Goes a Long Way

For years, the cannabis industry has been all about high THC products—packing as many milligrams as possible into edibles and refining extraction techniques to yield the highest THC percentage. If you have a lower tolerance or you just aren’t looking to get “messed up”, this trend may have deterred you from using cannabis regularly. Thankfully, times are changing with more cannabis brands and consumers beginning to understand and see the value of microdosing.

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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 Heroes: Chris Conrad

Hopegrown Pictures presents a short interview with famed author, curator and expert witness, Chris Conrad. One of the instructors at Oaksterdam University in Oakland, CA, Chris advocates for the cannabis education program there at the school and he is a hero to us for all the work he has done to forward cannabis education and legislation.

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How Are Your Favorite California Edible Brands Changing in 2018?

Aside from increased taxes, one of the most noticeable changes for medical cannabis patients in 2018 has been the new packaging and dosing restrictions for edibles. As of January 1st 2018, all licensed edibles companies can only produce items containing up to 100mg of THC with a maximum of 10mg per piece...

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