Vaporizers: better for you and your bud

words by Bryan Dorn | photos by Dana Sparks As marijuana tiptoes towards legalization and legitimacy all over the world, healthy and effective methods of consumption are popularizing. Alternatives to smoking such as edibles, topicals and vaporizers have stepped up to the plate, each with their own pros and cons. However, vaporizers may be the latest and greatest option …

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First They’re Sour, Then They’re Stoned

words by Julio Jaquez From the first sniff of the jar, the musky aroma lets you know that this strain isn’t here to mess around — or is it? Sour Patch Kids is a dense, all around uplifting strain that is destined to make you feel the intense waves of a euphoric high. This sativa-dominant strain …

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Leap Higher

words by Josh Delzell | photos by Trevor Meyer  *sponsored content* Nestled into the mountain valleys of sleepy Southern Oregon are some of the PNW’s most beautiful and underrated rivers, forests and archaic towns. Not to mention, of course, the rolling pastures of some of the world’s finest marijuana to ever be grown that dominates the …

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Extreme Makeover: Bong Edition

words by Josh Delzell | photos by Dana Sparks A dirty bong is one of the saddest things to see as a frequent smoker. Your once pristine, sparkling bong is now covered in a sticky grime that smells funky and looks even funkier. Because of this, it’s important to clean your pieces regularly in order …

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Chugga Chugga, Let’s Get Trainwrecked: Strain of The Month

words by Skyla Patton School has arrived with a bang, and suddenly we’re waist  deep in the craziness of fall term. Deadlines, new classes and the scramble for time has everyone feeling overwhelmed. Week two and already we want to retreat to bed waving a white flag. Don’t worry, it’s not time to burn your …

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Pucker Up for Lemon Kush: May Strain of the Month

words by Skyla Patton Who doesn’t love a nice tart flavor with a good sour face to follow? Lemon Kush won’t actually twist you up, but it’s still time for this hybrid to have a turn in the spotlight. A descendant of Master Kush and Lemon Joy, this sativa-heavy strain is actually quite difficult to …

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Goodbye Cramps, Hello Cannabis

words by Skyla Patton | photo by Michaela Barnes Cannabis is progressively gaining more recognition for its medicinal qualities. Renowned for its ability to relieve anxiety, muscle tension and other minor body ailments, medical marijuana continues to be tested for more medicinal capabilities. Pain-relief products are hot in the cannabis market, and the monthly pains …

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Knowledge Over Stigma: River Valley Remedies

words by Delaney Rea | photo by Michael Davies *sponsored content* “Destigmatize.” It’s a word that gets thrown around a lot in conversation about the cannabis industry. We’ve all heard canna-advocates express their desire for wider acceptance and deeper understanding of the plant, but how does it become a reality? What tangible steps can be …

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Beauty Green: A Look at Local Hemp Beauty Products

Words by Kelsey Tidball | Photo by Sierra Pedro Hemp products have a wide range of beauty benefits. Two Oregon-based companies, Wild Grace and Oregon Hemp Works, specialize in the rejuvenating aspects of the versatile plant. We talked to these businesses to find out what goes into making hemp-based beauty products. Wild Grace Wild Grace …

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