Entries by Ellementa Woman

My First Time Shopping at a Cannabis Dispensary

I’m the gal who only smoked “pot” once in a while in the 80s and 90s when a girlfriend had some. My dugout contained “herb” given to me by someone else. I never bought black market “weed.” Today, I call “pot” Cannabis, and I buy my own product a few times a month, as needed, in a […]

Review: Kiva Blueberry Bites

Carrie is our cannabis reviewer. She is a nonprofit consultant living out her hippie dreams in San Francisco. In addition to her passion for bringing cannabis health education to women, she has a passion for bringing empathy to nonprofit management. I am not new to edibles. As far back as my early 1990’s grunge college days, I remember […]

REVIEW: SDK Snacks Healthy Infused Alternatives

The world of cannabis edibles is a gummy one. Sugar everywhere. Chocolates, brownies, lollipops, even ice cream. Legalization is opening a market for some really delicious treats with double the treat. Also, legalization is opening our minds to the myriad of ways that cannabis can be used to soothe, heal, and supplement our daily lives […]

Her Canna Life: Dr. Junella Chin, MedLeafRx

I am an advocate for better understanding of the science and medicine of marijuana and have been profiled for my work in St. Jude’s Medical, Crain’s, Good Housekeeping, USA Today, and NBC TODAY. I teach medical students about the science behind cannabis in order to facilitate this conversation at the physicians-in-training level.

Cannabis Suppositories: Sticking Weed Where?

Cannabis suppositories could be your ticket to relief.

A major benefit of cannabis suppositories is their high absorption rate, either rectally or vaginally. Like other suppositories, inserting them into the body puts them closer to internal cellular walls so their contents enter the bloodstream quickly.