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Where is Cannabis Legal?

Remember the 80s? That decade brought us Flashdance, Scrunchies and big hair, and the War on Drugs with the slogan “Just Say No.” Fast-forward to 2017, and state governments are revisiting their marijuana laws and realizing that the ancient…

January is about Cannabis and Self-Care

No matter what is happening politically, women are eager to learn more about cannabis - and we're here to provide the best and most relevant information for all of our specific needs.

Denver Gathering on June 7th

We’re excited to announce that both Aliza Sherman and Melissa Pierce, Ellementa co-founders, will be at the first Denver Gathering on Wednesday, June 7 at Postmodern!
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Consuming Cannabis: Edibles 101

Remember that time in college when you ate a pot brownie and got really high? Maybe it was fun, maybe you felt a little nauseous, you giggled, or you were a bit paranoid, you were so relaxed, or a little out of control. That was then. This…
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Elements of Cannabis: Terpenes 101

Some of the elements in cannabis include Cannabinoids as well as Terpenes. Terpenes are naturally occurring elements found in not only cannabis but a variety of plants including conifers. Terpenes are also produced by some insects like the swallowtail butterfly.
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Elements of Cannabis: Cannabinoids 101

Cannabis, like any medicinal plant, consists of various compounds that can interact with the human body when consumed or applied topically. The main compounds of the Cannabis plant are phytocannabinoids, more commonly referred to as cannabinoids.…

Cannabis Strains: Sativa versus Indica

Cannabis is a genus of flowering plant in the family Cannabaceae. The two species most commonly referenced are Cannabis sativa and Cannabis indica and each contains numerous strains including hybrids that blend both species. Cannabis has…
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Consuming Cannabis: Vaping 101

Don’t worry – we didn’t know what vaping was either! Vaping means inhaling the vapor of cannabis flower or oil heated at a low, more controlled temperature to avoid combustion (burning) using special vape pens. This is different from…

Review: Legion of Bloom "The Monarch"

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…
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Cannabis Cheat Sheet: Different Ways to Consume Cannabis

The days of sucking in hot, burning smoke to experience the effects of cannabis are over. Sure, you can still take a hit off a joint, pipe or bong (water pipe) but those often come with a pungent odor and they are harder to be exact about…