Is it Topic Tuesday III???

Topic Tuesday – Unmasking Concentrates

 

This week we wanted to discuss cannabis concentrates made via chemical & mechanical extraction. Last week we covered natural and raw processes. Didn’t we? It has come to our attention that despite our hard work and efforts unfortunately no one seems to be reading these. Which poses the question, why are we working so hard to write educational and interesting content on cannabis if there isn’t anyone benefiting from it. The answer, there isn’t. Oh sure we can post it here in the hopes some random search will direct the person looking to our little blog. But ultimately we feel our time is better spent on quantifiable activities.

We had a little experiment last week, we purposefully did not post our blog article on raw processes, to gauge the response. No one said a word, this leads us to believe no one is reading these. That being said, if you are reading this and you do want to read the articles please contact us and we will add you to an email list for these topics.

As always thank you for your time and continued support. Happy Tuesday!

 

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09/26/2017 BLOG – When & Where to improve intimacy with cannabis

Improving Intimacy with cannabis; When & Where


Last week we discussed the “How” to improve intimacy with cannabis by covering the methods of consumption available to try. This week we will cover the “When & Where’ being equally important for responsible use. Not every situation is right for cannabis, this post will introduce ideas or inspiration to create your best “When & Where”.

As with deciding on how to consume cannabis will will begin with the same advice, “What is your desired outcome?” In this post we will cover what we have found to be the most common issues remedied by the addition of cannabis and our suggestions for implementation.

  • Pain.

Many women suffer from a variety of conditions that cause them pain. From perineal pain, to scarring, to endometriosis, to other causes of discomfort. Depending on the pain being treated a topical spray such as, Foria Pleasure, or a balm such as Sensual by Next Level Medicinals can provide the relief needed in order to participate in an enjoyable intimate experience.

Pain; When & Where

When using something like Foria pleasure mist, it recommends a lead time of 10-20 minutes. The great thing about that is you can use that time to indulge in foreplay or to build the excitement knowing you have used it and will be initiating a spontaneous moment in the next 20 minutes. Being the spray is small and discreet it can be taken anywhere, therefore opening a number of possibilities for where. We do want to remind folks sex in public is illegal. As for including a balm like Sensual, we recommend incorporating that into foreplay, start low and slow. Balms and items that require more clean-up are best used in an environment of comfort and privacy. Take the pressure off and try it at home the first time, and ladies, try it alone first. Nothing worse than finding out you have an odd reaction to a product than in the middle of the moment!

  • Stress/Anxiety.

Two of the biggest thieves of pleasure and joy. From typical every day stressors to dealing with full fledged anxiety, these issues have often robbed those individuals who suffer from even engaging in intimacy at times. Our recommendation for managing these is preventative. Try a fast-acting tincture like “Relax” by Whoopi & Maya or any formula or product you normally use to manage your stress. Another great anxiety management product is the “Limonene” tincture by Therapy Tonics. These may not seem like sexy products but the goal is to make one feel like engaging in intimacy by treating the condition preventing one from being intimate.

Stress/Anxiety; When & Where

Being the issue needing attention is stress/anxiety we recommend safe space like your home for experimentation with cannabis products. Thus the recommendation of quick acting tinctures, you will know how well it is working for you immediately and staying in your comfort zone will alleviate additional problematic triggers. Please beware of over-medicating, it has been known to happen, in some cases causing a numbing of genitalia. We don’t want to create new issues.

  • Excitement/Arousal

There is no shortage of women looking for ways to add some excitement to the bedroom, have fun experimenting or looking for a nudge in the arousal department. For this there are so many products we will only name a couple here. We recommend a tea by Kikiko called Sensuali-TEA to help inspire desire. Or perhaps an infused edible body butter or better yet some body painting with infused cacao by Whoopi & Maya.

Excitement/Arousal; When & Where

This is really dependant on you and your comfort zone, again we recommend sampling before implementing. In addition if you do plan to use an edible bear in mind the length of time to take effect. The ideal situation maybe to enjoy some Kikiko Sensuali-Tea and then a romantic movie or meal, within an hour or two you should feel amorous. In the case of body painting, get creative and choose a location with clean-up in mind. (You don’t want to have to explain brown stains on your sheets to the hotel.)

There are many opportunities to include cannabis with intimacy, the fun is deciding what works for you. It could be at simple as smoking a joint and enjoying a movie, or enjoying an edible and taking a beach walk at sunset. It can be inventive like hiring a cannabis chef for a romantic rooftop meal or attending a couples cannasutra class. The point is to reach that state, or place, where you feel open to being intimate with someone. In addition to making sure the experience is enjoyable, and notably pain-free.

In conclusion we recommend you all practice safe sex with your partners and would be remiss to not direct you to two additional, valuable resources for Cannabis and Intimacy. The first being Highly Devoted, a service for helping connect & counsel cannabis singles. The second being our own Ashley Manta, the CannaSexual, of North County San Diego. Ashley’s insight, knowledge and network has helped many with improving their intimacy. She hosts pleasure parties in addition to providing a plethora of product education in the adult and cannabis industries. She is THE expert!

As always thank you for your time, enjoy the remainder of your #SensualSeptember ladies!

 

09/05/2017 – Topic Tuesday

Topic Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Sensual September; Improving Intimacy



‘Sexy’ is being independent, being confident and having fun. -Mollie King


Product Spotlight: Sensual by Next Level Medicinals

 

06/25/2017 vLog – Getting started with cannabis.

This week’s vLog: Getting started with cannabis.



Hello again ladies and thank you for joining me for the vLog this week about getting started with cannabis. Next week will be extra special as I have a BIG announcement and introduction for you! But enough of that, THIS week I wanted to talk to you about getting started with cannabis as I get this question A LOT. To be clear I am NOT a medical professional and am speaking in general terms as to provide a litmus of sorts to get you sorted out, or started out as it were.

 

Okay so, I like what I call the destination approach as it breaks down a lot of information to help provide direction and guidance once you have the legend or key. I am going to give you the formula for your OWN legend/key. Grab a notepad and writing instrument, open up docs in your nearest device, whichever suits you best and write these 7 suggestions down.


Number 1.

Please answer these questions:

  • What are you treating?
  • What is your desired result or outcome?
  • How are you comfortable consuming?

Numero 2.

Do your research.

Please utilize the number of informational texts available to help identify effective anecdotal treatments. Amazon plays host to most of the top medical cannabis texts available, for further research data or analytical information please send an info assistance inquiry to info@femmeniri.com. My 3 favorites currently include:

  • Cannabis Kitchen Cookbook by Robyn Griggs Lawrence (seriously)
  • Cannabis Revealed by Bonni Goldstein, MD
  • Cannabis Extracts in Medicine by Jeffrey Dach, M.D., Elaine A. Moore and Justin Kander

Nombre 3.

Speak with a professional.

Book an appointment at your local cannabis/holistic wellness center or an online appointment with HelloMD.com

This allows you an opportunity to ask any unanswered questions you may have of an actual doctor, for peace of mind as well as any clarity or needed confidence in your treatment plan. In addition to that I believe in adding a layer of protection to your access and your rights as a legal medical patient.  


Nummer 4.

Obtaining legal cannabis.

As simple of an answer as this should be, the reality is, it isn’t. Due to the restrictive nature of government in unknown territory access remains to be an issue for some people. For example if you are a patient with mobility issues traveling a great distance to and from a legal dispensary may prompt you to use an illegal delivery service at a lower price point and convenience of home delivery. But that is a whole new ball of wax.

My suggestion is to search your city government page to find out if dispensaries are legal in your city, from there search the county to find the closest city or municipality to host a legally permitted medical cannabis dispensary. Please note: Online cannabis delivery and dispensary directories do not require businesses to be operating legally to be listed on their directories. Hey, I know, it’s a lot to have to sort through on your own, and there is more! It is kind of ridiculous really, but let me share something with you, is it worth the peace of mind knowing you will be visiting an establishment that isn’t going to be raided whilst you are there purchasing your meds? Is it worth avoiding a police incident video montage for the evening news? That’s what I thought.

So now you have located the dispensaries, if possible select a few. Then, call them up. Ask them if they sell lab-tested cannabis and cannabis products? Are they ALL tested? Ask them the types of products they carry and where they source their cannabis? Indoor only? Outdoor only? Then decide which location suits your specific needs best, feel free to share with the staff what you specifically are look for from a dispensary to see if they can accommodate your needs before making a visit.


Shu 5.

Read the label.

We do this for everything else we buy, cannabis is no different. Know what is in your meds no matter the product, from topicals to edibles to cannabis flower. Only ever consume lab-tested products you can see results for. Make sure things like batch numbers match up with given results. I hate that I have to specifically mention this but I have come across this. In addition to ensuring clean medicine these results are your roadmap to treatment. The terpenoid and cannabinoid profile* in combination with your personal outcome can help you navigate what is giving you the greatest results.

(*Really great lab results will include full cannabinoid and terpenoid profiles, I lean towards the products that are testing at these levels.)

 


Nambari 6.

Trial by fire. It is the truth and where we are right now at this impasse of lack of information and access to obtaining said research/data. We do have some really helpful resources to help guide us, like the reason I mention the importance of lab-results and treatment. Let me give you an example, aromatherapy. I enjoyed a great talk by a confident ph.D. known as Justin Fishedick that really opened my eyes to a new vein of understanding. Much like we all respond to different smells and aromas is how we can compare our responses to cannabis. But fear not, this does not need to be a perilous trial with the tools provided herein. You will have a greater understanding of how to treat yourself and the medicinal history of the plant versus the propaganda most of us were raised on.


and finally #7.

Get involved.

Cannabis is still a federally scheduled one substance, as much of a direct contradiction that is with the U.S. Patent #6630507 for Cannabinoids it remains our reality. As more and more states legalize the more pressure the federal government feels to make a decision. With our current administration the cannabis industry seems precarious at best. Please let me clear, I do not think the states will abide by federal interference on these matters but these actions do have consequences such as the banking quagmire currently bogging the industry and states requiring taxes to be paid. That in itself creates and whole NEW public safety issue.

Consider joining ASA, NormL and if you are in California Humboldt Cannabis Growers association and BMCR. If nothing else follow them online and stay current on the issues and topics we face.

 

And that’s all I’ve got!

 

Thank you so much for your time!

06/11/2017 Femme Nuri VLog

Six cannabis & hemp products I use everyday. (That DO NOT get me high.)



Hello ladies!

 

I wanted to share with you today, 6 products I use everyday that contain cannabis, hemp or both, that DO NOT get me high. They are some really great products I think you should know about to elevate your education on the many benefits of this plant!

 

Okay so to begin, my first product is a bit of a caveat, I use it daily when I am in possession of it, I hoard these products because I enjoy them so much! This is Hemp Angels Halo Hemp Soap in Gardenia. The only reason I still have this is because it is kept in my lingerie drawer! I really love this skin nourishing soap, a couple of winters back we were in Vegas, so dry! I luckily brought my hemp angels soap and swear it is what saved my skin, I had forgotten moisturizer that trip! I even use it on my face, it is that cleansing and gentle. Great product, highly recommend it!

 

Next is my Crave CBD Skincare regime of moisturizer and CBD oil serum. These are all wildcrafted, artisanal products, no chemicals or harsh fragrances. All natural ingredients that perform as well as my former high end skin care such as Strivectin, Clinique and Estee Lauder.

I use them sparingly to great effect and satisfaction. Such a wonderful alternative to the many chemical filled options out there, one more small way to help detox your body by not using polluted products.

 

From there we move on to my deodorant, it is by KB Pure Essentials. I have tried some great natural deodorants but this is my favorite, and I am going to tell you why. This is a rich lotiony formula that has great scents to choose from and comes in the stick applicator like commercial deodorant. It minimizes wetness but I really use it for the odor control. Our bodies need to sweat, I’m cool with that as long as I don’t stink. I love the Lemon Verbena and Cool Melon. (They make a really silky lotion too!)

 

Moving right along to product number 4, CBD Works 200 mg CBD lotion in lavender. I really love this product as a body lotion. I use it on my arms daily because they get the most exposure, I’ve noticed my skin texture and appearance on my arms has improved from some prior sun damage and my elbows stay more moisturized. That is actually a thing with me so I am digging this lotion performing in this manner. It is like an added bonus. I like the way it smells, it blends well with the scents of my other body products.

 

Ahhh Awakened Topicals Cannabis & Calendula lip balm, this is my favorite lip balm, seriously. I grew up on calendula in medicinal products so it is a memory trigger every use. It is a great moisturizing lip balm that doesn’t need a ton of reapplication and works well post-sun exposure. I was gifted this one by a kind gentleman at an event in ChinaTown in January 2016. I barely have any left and am trying to make it last until I can find another. Yah I’m talking to you Awakened Topicals, where in San Diego can I get this balm and do you still make it?

 

And last but not least…Legion of Bloom ZANA Ayurveda & CBD oil roll-on. I carry this in my purse to roll on my neck for tightness and tension. I use this when I feel the onset of a headache by applying it where I feel the pain or tension directly. I’ve even used it simply by rolling it on my wrists to sniff to sooth my mild nausea. It is a beautiful, luxurious oil that smells lightly of wintergreen with a hint of earthy undertone that absorbs completely into the skin.

 

So these are the 6 things I use everyday made with hemp and or Cannabis that do not get me high, You can find links to the websites for all the products I’ve mentioned in the description if you would like to follow up and try any of these products for yourself. If you have any questions about these products feel free to email: info@femmenuri.com

I hope you enjoyed this video and that you learned something new! Thank you for your time.


#1 – https://www.hempangelproducts.com/

#2 – https://kbpureessentials.com/

#3 – http://craveskincare.com/

#4 – https://cbdworks.org/

#5 – https://www.awakenedtopicals.com/home

#6 – http://www.thelegionofbloom.com/home

 

 

Beboe Unboxing

Unboxing of the NEW Beboe disposable cannabis vape pen


This beautifully designed and executed pen was a true delight, from the opening of the box to the sweet tasting effective cannabis oil. This luxury item is a must have for any Cannabis Connoisseur! Visit the website: HERE

May 2017 | ClubM | Volume 16 | GRACE

ClubM in May sent members, GRACE; A beautifully curated box for Volume 16.


Grace provided the luxury experienced promised with ClubM membership.

May’s box was full of grace.  A thoughtful collection for Volume 16.


A luxury line-up with variety. From tinctures to flower GRACE has it all.

This bevvy of beauties was a delight to receive in Volume 16 of the ClubM box. Members receive two (2) tinctures, an 1/8 of cannabis, 1/2 g oil cartridge, three (3) tins of edibles, mints and a tin of ice hash with premium cannabis pre-rolls.


1/2 gram cannabis oil cartridge (battery & USB charger not shown)

Potters Cannabis Co – 500 mg cannabis oil cartridge, Pink Champagne

This potent vape cartridge had a delightful taste and smell. For all our Kurvana loving ladies out there, here is your next new favorite. Clean hitting and beautifully smooth this heady oil has proven a wonderful relaxant. If you are a consumer or preferred user of vape cartridges try and get your hands on one of these. They have a playlist of flavors that will leave you wanting to try them all.


Two 1 oz. tinctures

      

Cordial Organic tinctures in, Balance 60 mg THC & Unwind 375 mg THC

These artisanal blends were great dosing for fun cannabis cocktails, Cordial Organics also carries cannabis bitters for even more infusion opportunities. Made with organic cold pressed hemp oil and cannabis these high quality tinctures behave much like edibles with a little slower on set, especially if blended in beverages or added to food.

The branding is reminiscent of old apothecary labels and brown bottles. An appropriate authentic look for these artisanal tinctures.


1/8 oz Cannabis

Just Herb – Headband 22% THC

This heady hybrid came in an adorable old fashioned branded flip lock glass jar. The Headband strain is a hybrid but we caution new consumers to compare it more to an indica-dominant effect. Always a pleasure to have a full 1/8 of cannabis in the box, so many possibilities! We especially appreciate brands that include functional re-usable packaging.


1/8 oz ice hash with premium cannabis in 5 pre-rolls

Hepburns 5 pack – Premium ice water hash & cannabis pre-rolls in Carmel Jack & Kashmir Jack

These petite power packed pre-rolls were our favorite delight found in GRACE. Hand Rolled with clean ice water hash and cannabis from Nor Cal. Who can resist the gorgeous branding and handy tin? Let’s be honest, being in possession of one of these tins means something. The incomparable, original, ice water hash, hand rolled joints, that are Hepburn’s, made with love. A Nor Cal luxury item now available from ClubM.

What do you do with your left over hepburn’s tins? (Leave us a comment)


3 tins of infused mints

   

Breez Mints in Royal (5 mg), Original (20 mg) & Cinnamon CBD (5 mg, 1:1)

Infused mints are clever and great for microdosing. Not only can you medicate discreetly but you can freshen your breath while you are at it. These funny little mints are great for on-the-go as a Mom, especially the cinnamon CBD with a 1:1 ration I can count on. The snap top tins also had an old candy store feel to them, low dose mints are a great way to experiment with micro-dosing too.


 

Thank you as always to ClubM for another wonderful edition of the M box with GRACE, creating #perfectmoments with cannabis.

Are YOU a member yet? Join HERE

Launching our Summer 2017 campaign, Messaging with Merchandise

Check out our Femme Nuri 2017 Summer of Truth campaign!


These campaigns over the summer months will focus on some “truths” about cannabis, easily referenced by a simple internet search. The idea being knowledge is power, if someone reads the shirt and looks it up, we spread the message. If someone chooses to engage based on curiosity, we spread the message. Bit by bit, more and more will become common knowledge.

In addition to being brightly colored (inspired by the original Endless Summer movie posters) and beautifully simple, each month at least 25% of all storefront merchandise proceeds will go directly to charity, for the month of June 25% of all storefront merchandise proceeds will go to the ACLU.

Find the next item you can’t do without HERE.

CONTEST!!! Win your own M box, GRACE, Volume 16!!!

How to win your own Club M box for May, Volume 16, GRACE?:


Do you have an Instagram account? Give us a follow @femmenuri

Please read: CONTEST RULES & DETAILS. This contest is available to current women CA215 patients age 21+ ONLY. You must reside in San Diego COUNTY, provide proof of identity and valid doctor’s recommendation upon receipt or you will be disqualified and not receive your prize. Delivery must be to a physical address with the winner present. To be entered into the contest you must purchase an item from the Femme Nuri storefront (linked to graphic or click HERE), post a photo of your merchandise or receipt of purchase and tag Femme Nuri before May 31st. Entrants will be notified via Instagram messenger upon entry, if you DO NOT receive confirmation you have not been entered, contact us if this happens. Please confirm all communications in order to facilitate the process as easily as possible. You are allowed up to 3 entries PER ITEM. Any posts of the same merchandise over the limit will not be entered. Our winner will be selected LIVE on Instagram on May 31, 2017 at 12 p.m. PDT. GOOD LUCK!!!!

REMINDER: Let’s Talk About Edibles THIS SATURDAY!

Please make sure you RSVP for this Saturday’s event: Let’s Talk About Edibles! We will be featuring a variety of artisans to share their expertise with guests!

And don’t forget to read our articles this month on edibles and to bring a list of any questions you may have.

The Emerald Exchange, from Mendo to Malibu

click on image to purchase your ticket

Emerald Exchange showcases world class, sun-grown Northern California cannabis to the Southern California cannabis community.

Artisanal, small batch cannabis cultivators and medicine makers from Northern California gather to provide both education and top quality products in a format that encourages a mindful dialogue in a pristine environment.

The Emerald Exchange connects businesses with one another, strengthening their marketing and distribution opportunities. Participants leave this educational event empowered with knowledge about sungrown, craft cannabis and a sense of community dedicated to wellness and artistry.

Join us on March 18th for the third edition of the Emerald Exchange. In addition to our Cannabis Farmer’s Market featuring over 20 hand-picked vendors, you can expect:

March Event: Let’s Talk About Edibles.

Join us on the 25th of March to talk about cannabis edibles!


Ladies!

On Saturday, March 25th in San Diego, California we will be hosting an event on edibles. Please join us to learn more about edibles from how they are made to how our bodies process them differently from other methods of cannabis consumption. Come out and ask your questions about edibles, knowledge is power. We want to help you take charge of your health and improve your quality of life.


Admission is ONE (1) non-perishable HEALTHY food item to be donated to a women and children’s shelter locally.

To attend you must RSVP:

Email: info@femmenuri.com

Subject: let’s talk about edibles

Body: your name, the names of any of your guests


Location and event details will only be provided to those who have RSVP’d

You won’t want to miss this opportunity to learn and connect!!!

 

See you there!

Cara

 

Cannabis Creations by Keena Moffett – February

Thank you again to Keena Moffett author of ‘Cannabis Creations, Beyond the Brownie’.

This month’s recipe is Red Velvet cupcakes, we felt this was an appropriate infused treat for the month. Please enjoy!

And don’t forget you can download the whole cookbook for $14.99 for yourself, just click on the image to be linked directly!

Be sure to follow Keena on Instagram to keep up with all her beautiful photos of these amazing cannabis creations! @dine_and_flash

Cheers!

 

Incredible Women of Cannabis : Leslie La Duke Banionis

The INTERVIEW

Leslie La Duke Banionis

 

For this month’s interview, I reached out to an acquaintance who has become very dear to my heart over the last year; her wit and repartee charmed me, and I was amazed at the depth and breadth of her experience, especially in regards to cannabis. She is my gem tucked away in the pacific northwest, and a shoulder on which to lean. Leslie La Duke Banionis is a woman, wife, mother, cannabis advocate.

 

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Thank you so very much for your time Leslie, I greatly appreciate you sharing your experience and perspective with our Femme Nuri audience. I would like to start with your story; who are you, and what brought you to cannabis? I ask this because I feel your story is not the norm, but an exception that illustrates our collective diversity of experience.

 

Leslie:

Who am I? I’m a 1967 model, but “model” is an overstatement; perhaps we might insert “plus size” to model? I am one of four generations of my family to have been raised in Santa Monica, CA. I’m the daughter of teachers, a former writer for AB Måns Widman in Stockholm, and wife of Arūnas, physician and USAF flight surgeon. I’m the mother of Adam, Michael and Ava, as well as an orchardist, gardener, jam maker, dog whisperer, cat chaser and chicken rustler in Poulsbo, Washington. I’m not a patient, but an advocate.

 

When I was in junior high, I had a friend who got cancer; she lost her appetite, her hair, her color, and became emaciated during treatment; attending school was no longer possible. Her parents let her smoke cannabis to ameliorate the nausea and pain, temporarily alleviating if not entirely abating her suffering. This was revolutionary, and was my first exposure to the medical use of cannabis.

She died, but it was her life, and not her death, that changed my life.

 

Cannabis use:

 

I’m a huge fan of topicals.

No, that’s not a size joke.

Well, maybe it could be one.

The joke is on me if it is funny.

I’m not a fan of smoking; vaping and dabbing hold no appeal for me. However, culinary use of  cannabis requires no formal training as a chef. The intimidation factor does no service to a society increasingly interested in normalization.

The appeal of a backyard plot rife with leaves one may prune as needed, harvesting fresh, raw cannabis with the power of THC-a through a macerating juicer or the miracle of a green berry smoothie in a blender requires basic kitchen equipment. An activated cup of cannabis tea with boiled with a fat to bind THC such as coconut oil for 15-20 minutes at 220 degrees, then strained and sweetened in the land of milk and honey requires a pot and thermometer. The myriad uses of this medicinal plant are universally non-threatening to novice and village elders alike.

 

I make jam; if one is able to stir a hot cauldron of fruit that bubbles, one may wish to consider the possibilities of spiking a jar of preserves with a clean green extract. There are 96 teaspoons in a pint, so if you want 5mg per serving, my guess is you know how to multiply.

 

Jam recipe:

6-8 cups of organic fruit; wash, peel and/or slice as your preparation.

1 cup of lemon juice; I also like to add a few drops of food safe lemon essential oil at the end of the process. All citrus contains the mood-elevating terpene limonene, and there is no soul who can’t use a little dose of happy.

3 tsp. Ball no/low sugar pectin; folks who experiment with measurements and sweeteners need a flexible gelling product.

BOIL stirring constantly.

1 cup of fruit juice or honey to taste; one may substitute with 2-3 cups of sugar, but make sure it’s organic, unbleached turbinado or a tree-hugging variety.

BOIL stirring constantly.

This is when you add your 2-3 drops of food safe lemon essential oil and stir. Using a funnel and ladle, pour jam into hot, clean jars, leaving 1/2 inch at the top, where the jar is threaded.

Lid and band tightly; use a glove.

With a jar lifter, lower sealed jars into a pot of boiling water for a 10 minute bath.

Remove the hot jars with a lid lifter and let cool on a towel.

Lids will POP to indicate seal.

Store in a dark, cool pantry or cupboard; refrigerate once opened, and consume within the year.

 

I have an affinity for the very young and comparatively old, but Lord have mercy on the midlife souls subject to my sharp tongue; whatever I can do to soften my rough, gloved edges for folks is great, and a jar of jam leaves a sweet memory, wherein the charms I lack fall short. Everyone loves farm-fresh preserves, and my childhood nickname is Eki (pronounced EK•ee); if one adds cannabis concentrate, label for safety. Jam with THC is “Eki Bird Errrl Preserves.”

 

As a mother, what do you feel are the most significant aspects of utilizing the cannabis plant, what positives does it bring into your life?

 

Leslie:

As a mother?

Frankly, I’m not hysterical, and that is a huge advantage when educating any age, especially adolescents and young adults, but also friends and family. Many of our parents experience common chronic conditions like arthritis, and being approachable and open to all provides opportunities for understanding. Cannabis is statistically safer than any intoxicant; when grown using organic methods, one may eat a leaf straight from the bush without consequence. The LD50 of cannabis is zero (0), which means that the lethal dose (LD) for half of humanity (50%) is nothing, nada, zero and zip. One may consume more than is prudent and need to sleep it off, but one should start small; microdosing is smart, and increasing experience is best one experience at a time, not during the same day. One cannot overdose, but cannabis can kill; if a 1,500 pound bale fell on you, you could die. Additionally, if you mix cannabis with alcohol, the synergistic reaction that occurs will rule you out from safely driving or operating heavy machinery. Because I’m a DUI conscious driver, I do not consume and drive. Period. Erring on the side of caution is exercising prudential wisdom; this is vital to teach, and has a significant impact upon society that is always positive. Designate a driver, call a cab, Lyft or Über, or call your mother; she loves you best. That isn’t always how you need to be loved, but if that is how she is able to love you, that merits your compassion and mercy.

Everyone deserves to love and be loved.

 

Can you share with us some of your hobbies or areas of expertise?

 

Leslie:

Hobbies?

Building soil. Gardening. Cooking. Canning. Heckling. Hospitality is a gift that cultivates the virtue of hope; everyone needs hope, and a cup of tea or meal made from farm to table is a wonder in a society that desperately needs to learn to love. My Grandma Grace always said, “to the heart through the stomach,” and I am living her legacy to the best of my ability every day.

 

Expertise?

No thank you. Ask me when I’m 80. However, I shall state that practice makes perfect, and the rocky road paving the path to perfection requires a sincere willingness to be humble, make mistakes, apologize, forgive, learn, correct and improve daily.

 

As a resident of a highly restrictive/regulated recreationally legal state, what impact, if any, do you feel it has had, or not had, on patient access and care?

 

Leslie:

Washington State currently has the worst cannabis laws on the books; we not only have every right to take umbrage that our federal government has not ended the prohibition incrementally enacted almost 100 years ago, nor removed cannabis from schedule one of the Controlled Substances Act of 1970. We are overqualified to call our Washington State electorate absolute idiots for passing 502, and our local municipalities myopic for declaring moratoriums that render “dry” communities or counties, and our state legislature far worse for compounding a poorly written law into a difficult situation for medical cannabis patients via 5052. This act ensured the de facto decimation and destruction of the producers, processors and retailers via medical cannabis farmers’ markets and medical patients’ dispensaries.

 

Regulation and taxation do not comprise freedom; the restrictions do not guarantee the safety of consumers, be they medical patients or folks from the adult use market. There are over 400 known products used on cannabis to prevent various plant disease processes and pest infestations, yet our laboratories test for a fraction of toxins. Some convert to cyanide when heated, others are neurotoxins, and many have not been researched adequately.

 

Clean Green or Certified Kind seals of approval are helpful for consumers, as these farms have been inspected for organic methods, cultural habits and techniques as well as integrated pest management and healthful amendments, but there are too few farms worthy of those CG or CK labels; these growers are worth their weight in gold, which is what one may pay in 502 flower boutiques, and provides excellent argument for supporting home grow.

 

Medical cannabis patients merit compassion, care and donation, but it is illegal to share cannabis in Washington. One is not permitted to possess more than one ounce of cured bud, unless one has an affirmative defense or registers in a state-sponsored database through the Department of Health via the Liquor and Cannabis Board. Interestingly, the DOH and LCB accidentally released confidential patient information from the registry to the public over a year ago; physicians write recommendations of up to 15 plants, but are not involved in protecting patient confidentiality. HIPPA laws are declared neither broken, nor able to be cited in damage done by DOH and LCB using a third party contractor and inadvertently sharing diagnostic and personal data, allegedly including home address, telephone number, email and social security numbers.

 

Another challenge in the Washington State cannabis market is that the PPM or parts per million permitted in extractions i.e. concentrates of solvent residuals (hexane, butane, etc.) has been raised to unreasonably toxic levels; whereas an extract artist might lab test at 5 ppm, the current permitted PPM in Washington State is 500 ppm.

 

Additionally, very few labs test for and report on cannabinoids beyond THC and CBD, much less the terpenes that comprise an entourage effect, nor the important CBG or psychedelic THC-v. In order to educate and inform, it is critical that we consistently report on the truth of this plant and what it contains; one cannot argue medicinal value without sharing the measurable medicinal worth of cannabis through liquid chromatography, mass spectrometry, microbial and organoleptic testing.

 

Patient access is a huge issue; one may face a 1-2 hour round trip plus gas in order to procure cannabis of irregular quality with possible pesticides in limited quantities on fixed incomes.

 

We have a 37% cannabis tax with an additional 8.7% sales tax in my county. Patients with an affirmative defense and doctor’s note do not receive a waiver of the 37% tax, but registered patients who risk their private information being made public have the 6.5%+ state sales tax waived.

 

We have problems.

 

And lastly, in this blooming industry of cannabis, what does YOUR “perfect world” look like?

 

Leslie:

My perfect world is one in which no one cares about what I grow in my garden, wherein I am free to share the bounty of the earth with those whom I love, and am able to advocate for all of my friends with cancer, MS, arthritis, PTSD, Crohn’s, TBI, eczema, HIV/AIDS and for any reason, including adult use or bodily autonomy, sans fear of reprisal or recrimination.

 

I’m just one woman; I have a family whom I adore, and am blessed with friends whose understanding of and love for my mountain acres includes patience with a process that requires a lifetime to produce, and a lot of time in the trees.

 

I cannot say that my thoughts comprise a symphony, but I can quote a saint:

“In essentials, unity.

In non-essentials, liberty.

In all things, charity.”

St. Augustine of Hippo

 

Leslie, thank you so much for sharing your comprehensive perspectives on so many varying topics and humoring my request to do so. I am absolutely positive our readers learned something today, you are an Incredible Woman of Cannabis and I thank you for using your voice to help educate others.

 

This month’s theme was about confidence and servant leadership. True leaders must lead by serving others, and doing so with right reason and conviction; they are compelled to do so by their very nature.

 

Femme Nuri recognizes Leslie La Duke Banionis as a leader in the next generation of cannabis. Thank you for your service.

Happy Saturday, we have more exciting updates!!!

Exciting updates!!! Thank you to Keena Moffett!

 

Today I am thrilled to announce, ‘Cannabis Creations, Beyond the Brownie’ author, Keena Moffett, has agreed to allow Femme Nuri to feature a recipe from the CookBook every month on our website!

 

That means access to a fantastic NEW recipe each and every month! I found this exciting being I am not a professional chef but I do like to cobble together tasty, savory treats from time to time. Why not dabble in making my own edibles with my own dosing? As I am NOT a culinary expert I appreciate brilliant humans like Keena whom have the gift of making magic with food. Her approach to cooking makes me feel comfortable enough to attempt the recipes and the photos are not only amazing but helpful guides.

 

To be clear, I am not just bringing you some random woman who can put a recipe to paper, I am bringing you a woman who creates wonders giving delicious depth to all kinds of foods. An artist on more than one level, as you will discover as our year progresses. I find her dishes to be comfort foods and feel it would appeal to many women who treat themselves or a loved one with edibles.

 

I personally plan on adding a hard copy to my home library in addition to my digital download. The download is conveniently accessible on all my devices ($14.99 USD instant download) which is lovely but I do love my books so I really do need a physical copy ($34.99 USD).

 

Oh my gosh and we are just getting started!!!

“The Gloops and the Special Plant”

Happy Thursday Lovelies!!!

I happened across an article in Dope magazine about this darling book and just had to share it with you all! It is only $10 and titled, “The Gloops and the Special Plant. I have copied the description from Amazon.com and linked the following graphic for your convenience.

“”The Gloops and the Special Plant” is a teaching tool for starting the conversation on what cannabis (marijuana) is, and what the end of its prohibition means. It tells a parallel story to our own while teaching about human rights and respect.

Back Cover:
“Where the Gloops live, there grows a very special plant. This plant has not always been understood. In fact, once upon a time, the Old Kings wanted the plant gone forever. Inside this little book is a BIG story about Molly, her family, and all of the Gloops who stood up for what they believed in, and won! The world of the Gloops is not so very different from ours… So, maybe by learning about them, we can learn about us too!”” – Amazon.com

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How to acquire cannabis medicine?

My original recommending Dr. told me to go to weedmaps.com, personally, I do not recommend that to anyone, especially a new patient.   Going to a dispensary can be an exciting experience, try one of our local legal dispensaries, I have listed their addresses as follows:

8157 Wing Avenue, El Cajon

3703 Camino del Rio South

2335 Roll Drive in Otay Mesa

3452 Hancock St. in the Midway District

658 E. San Ysidro Blvd.

2405 Harbor Drive in Barrio Logan

7128 Miramar Road in Mira Mesa

5125 Convoy St. in Kearny Mesa

10671 Roselle St. in Torrey Pines/Sorrento Valley

 

Please reference before you visit a dispensary, being a patient will NOT stop you from being arrested at an illegal shop.

 

I am not making recommendations for delivery service being the Cities and County of San Diego have banned cannabis delivery service currently.

 

Tested medicine.
You will find some dispensaries do not test their cannabis or cannabis products. This is an important caveat, I believe testing is imperative for good medicine and proper treatment. If the dispensary you favor does not test I highly suggest you consider testing your meds yourself. Many local cannabis testing labs have patient rates for personal testing purposes. Try Bud Genius, PharmLabs, and KS Labs.

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Let’s get down to it,  please feel free to leave a comment!

 

 

 

 

Are you prepared personally?

I mention it because many patients who have found such relief or a higher quality of living from cannabis are surprised at the negative reaction they receive from family and friends. The Harsh judgment,  comparisons to drug users/abusers, ridiculed and even being disowned by family. The negative stigma attached to cannabis is REAL and in the current age of no filter, anything goes, the intensity of criticism can be fierce, prepare yourself. I personally try not engage in moral debate but do educate when I am faced with fear out of ignorance or want of knowing.

 

Will you be drug tested?

Make sure you understand the policies on drug testing at your workplace. Nothing is foolproof if your patient status endangers your job/employment you must always be prepared for the consequences. Having a good comprehension of your company’s drug use policies is an advantage, it can help you decide how to manage your patient status in the best interest of all parties. You may have an employer that requires drug testing but also believes cannabis is medicine, knowledge is power.

 

Educate yourself on local medical cannabis law and know your rights as a patient.

This is a great reference resource I have found to summarize your rights in California:

https://unitedpatientsgroup.com/resources/legal-rights-for-medical-marijuana

 

I recommend you acquire a state patient I.D. card to compliment your Dr.’s recommendation for added security and protection, you can find out how to get yours here:

https://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/MMP/Pages/default.aspx

Cannabis laws are still in development so I highly recommend the next step.

 

Join:

Alliance for Responsible Medicinal Access – ARMA,  Americans for Safe Access – ASA, and San Diego NormL this will provide you with real-time and reliable information/resources. If you are not comfortable attending a meeting please follow them on social media and review/bookmark their websites.

Cannabis – Getting Started

“how do I get started? where do I go?…” -Anonymous

 

I get this question, A LOT. So I am going to address it here. Begin at the begininning, start with the basics.

 

 

First, be sure you are committed personally to getting your recommendation. No matter how valid your reason for medicating is be prepared for the stigma backlash. Also, consider you may run into a familiar face at a dispensary or be surprised by a delivery driver married to your assistant.Will you be drug tested? If you answered yes, you may want to reconsider the medicinal adult use of cannabis. Cannabinoids stay in your system for 4-6 weeks depending on usage. I have no personal experience with a product that will fool a drug test to date. Educate yourself on local medical marijuana law and know your rights as a patient. Join groups like Alliance for Responsible Medicinal Access – ARMA, Americans for Safe Access – ASA and NormL are a great start. Appreciate your holistic choice to medicate naturally with a plant you can most likely grow yourself. Hooray YOU!

Second, choosing a Doctor. There are a few options out there for patients. Clinics with attentive MD’s, appointments made at an office where you both review your medical history and the Dr. provides a cannabis consultation that should cover methods of consumption and dosage. There is also the online Dr. option. A video chat and credit card can get you a medical recommendation in 30 minutes, depending on your medical history, state of residence and amount of questions you ask. I myself have experienced the online MD to satisfactory results. Shop around for the best deal and good reviews,

Third, acquiring medicine. Feeling brave? Pull up Weedmaps.coM, try and locate an operational dispensary and check it out. Odds are the place is not legit unless it is one of the few legal San Diego dispensary permit holders of which there are currently 8 in operation I believe. (See address list below) A good dispensary is always an experience in itself, the decor, the selection. Ask questions, how else does one learn? Curious about concentrates? Don’t pretend to know more than you do, the good dispensaries provide patients with knowledgeable staff and great customer service. It is an experience every patient should have. You can always call or order online and get your choice of medicine delivered straight to your home. My bit of unsolicited advice: buy tested meds, whatever you choose to medicate with, make sure it is tested.

Fourth, medicate responsibly.  Refer to dosing answers you have acquired from your recommending Doctor and effective personal experience. “Start Low, Go Slow”, is best when trying for the first time/a new brand/strain/product or adjusting dosing. Bear in mind as one’s body changes, one’s dosing may change also. Try and consume a dose or two of pure CBD if you find yourself feeling overmedicated, should help regulate any surplus THC symptoms that may be making you feel sick or unwell.

Fifth, embrace the Community. There are many like-minded individuals that share your lifestyle and even your hobbies. I encourage all patients to participate in local cannabis events to learn and socialize. Attend educational events and learn more about what interests you most about cannabis. I encourage you to help build a strong San Diego cannabis community.

Cheers to your good health, Salud!

***I am not a therapist, clinician, doctor, nurse or any type of medical professional. Everything I post is based on my opinion, personal experience, and research.***

 

Legal San Diego Dispensaries: (via the San Diego County website)

3703 Camino del Rio South,

2335 Roll Drive in Otay Mesa

3452 Hancock St. in the Midway District

658 E. San Ysidro Blvd.

2405 Harbor Drive in Barrio Logan

7128 Miramar Road in Mira Mesa

5125 Convoy St. in Kearny Mesa

10671 Roselle St. in Torrey Pines/Sorrento Valley

 

The 3rd Annual Emerald Conference – February 2 & 3 in San Diego, California

Do you want to know more about cannabis?

Whether you are a patient, canna-curious or just wanting to know more with the passing of prop 64/recreational cannabis in California you won’t want to miss this opportunity!

Please click on the graphic and visit their website. Take note of the various areas and categories being offered, this conference goes from A-Z and I, for one, cannot wait!

Please enjoy a $50 off promotional code to purchase your tickets, use: FEMMENURI

Please welcome Cortney Belcher to the Femme Nuri Community!!!

Welcome Cortney and check out her debut article tomorrow 9:00 a.m. PST

Cortney Belcher

CORTNEY BELCHER

Cortney is a Health & Wellness Coach in North County San Diego. Cortney found the cannabis plant at the young age of 16 and with chronic anxiety she quickly realized she would long be fighting to use cannabis medicinally without fear of punishment. As a Consultant and Coach, Cortney helps her clients find natural and nutritional remedies that will help them live their happiest lives possible. When she isn’t promoting a healthful lifestyle, Cortney can be found wondering any one of our local hiking trails with her dog, doing yoga and reading as much as she possibly can about natural remedies. Grateful to come from such a beautiful place, Cortney plans to explore the mid-west next spring talking to people about health, wellness, and cannabis.

Contact: CortneyMarieFit@Gmail.com


Femme Nuri – Our Favorite Things 2016 – Day 3

Femme Nuri

Our Favorite Things 2016


Day THREE

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3. AnnaBis Lady G Snakeskin print  http://annabisstyle.com/collections/the-annabis-collection/products/lady-g?variant=32538648132#

We LOVE the new AnnaBis line!!! This Lady G Snakeskin bag is a MUST HAVE for any lady of cannabis. Elevate your game with this luxury odor blocking handbag for the holidays. (Shown bag retail value: $245 USD)

Femme Nuri – Our Favorite Things 2016 – Day 2

Femme Nuri

Our Favorite Things 2016


Day TWO

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2. The Hmbldt pens http://www.hmbldt.com/

We are big fans of the new Hmbldt pens. Not only are they sleek looking and high tech, but we love their formulas and delivery method for more precise dosing. A beautiful combination. Choose from Bliss, Sleep, Calm and Relief. (Retail value $100 USD)

Femme Nuri – Our Favorite Things 2016 – Day 1

Femme Nuri

Our Favorite Things 2016


We have cobbled together a list of our favorite luxury products from 2016 as gift ideas for the women you cherish, our own 12 days of Cannabis Christmas.

Stay Golden.

Day ONE

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  1. Jane West + GRAV Labs glass collection https://janewestshop.com/collections/jane-west-x-grav-labs

We love the Jane West + GRAV Labs collection! In beautiful cobalt blue, these high-quality pieces will not disappoint. With a variety of pieces to choose from you are sure to find something for the high society women in your network. (Retail value $35-$250 USD)

October Health & Fitness – #SelfCareShare – Day 1

 Day 1- Start with a sativa and some Ganja Yoga

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My #selfcareshare challenge was achieved in the afternoon today after setting the kids up with snacks and the new Star Wars movie. I left Megan (our 18-year-old) in charge and went upstairs.

I medicated with a Blue Dream pre-roll from North County Direct. No, they are NOT spliffs, 100% cannabis. It looks just like a cigarette but isn’t, I spoke to the person behind the concept; As a smoker, he decided instead of making cigarettes he would switch out the tobacco for cannabis. (They are gaining in popularity locally here in San Diego.) This was an easy and convenient method being time was of the essence today. I loaded up my “Simply Yoga” DVD, (I dig accents) and away I went!

A lot of folks can practice yoga on their own and I commend them for that. Personally, I find when self-led I rush through, forget, lose focus and don’t get the same overall relaxation I do from being lead. I enjoy this DVD because it covers all the basics and leaves me feeling more centered, relaxed  yet energized. What I like most are the woman’s voice and instruction, I can close my eyes and follow along if I wanted. (I don’t recommend it, easy to fall over)

As I moved through the poses I could feel my stretches and pay attention to my breathing and my body, the blue dream strain helps me to slow down and pay attention to details. I was really noticing a therapeutic feel during savasana at the end of my practice. I had not only identified my back issue but felt amazingly relaxed compared to before I came upstairs.

I am really glad I took this 30 minutes for myself today and appreciate that cannabis only improved my experience. I am off to make peanut butter sandwiches and answer emails,

Now don’t forget! Visit kristenwilliamsdesigns.com/educate to read about your endocannabinoid system.

Be sure to take the great “How do You Self-Care?” quiz  they provided too!

Cheers!

Co-Authors Kristen Williams and Kira Gresoski of Coming Clean with Cannabis: A New Kind of Cannabis Cleanse PRESENT

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A challenge designed to help make you more aware of your daily choices and how they impact your wellness, all while learning about cannabis along the way.

Cannabis isn’t about getting “high.” It’s about improving your quality of life, however, that may be for you.

Our team will be sharing stories and tips on how they incorporate cannabis into a daily self-care practice and how it has benefitted their wellness and we want you to join us! 

We want to hear your self-care stories, rituals, and all the ways you “treat yo self.” We want anyone who searches the tag #SelfCareShare to come up with a mountain of ideas and inspiration for how they can better take care of themselves, whether it’s with cannabis or not. This is about sharing what’s worked best for you so that others in our community can benefit – and also learning from others so that you can add to and improve your own self-care techniques.

We hope you join us!

We are joining the #selfcareshare campaign this month! The next 10 days I will blog my 10 days of self-care with cannabis.

Kristen & Kira have even provided a self-care share tracker for us! You can find yours here: #Selfcareshare Tracker

Canopy San Diego – An Interview with Lincoln Fish

 

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Today we are fortunate enough to get word from Mr. Lincoln Fish, one of our most respected local cannabis industry leaders, speaking about the Inaugural Cohort of Canopy San Diego this Fall.

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Thank you Mr. Fish for your time today. I would like to start with you giving readers a quick synopsis of what is Canopy?

Lincoln Fish:   

Canopy is an Accelerator. In terms of business incubation, there are accelerators and there are incubators. Typically, an incubator will start from the idea stage, whereas accelerators are taking in small companies that already have some structure and a fairly defined idea of where they are going.  Accelerators will typically give very select businesses some startup money, office space, mentorship in a wide range of disciplines (marketing, accounting, legal, etc.) and access to an investor base.  Canopy San Diego is a traditional accelerator in that regard…the thing that makes us unique is our dedication to the cannabis space. We are looking to work with companies that offer ancillary products and services to the industry.  Currently, we are not working with those that directly touch the plant.

 

Fascinating, seeing this level of business coming to the cannabis industry here in San Diego is all very exciting. Speaking of locale, how is it San Diego came to be selected to host Canopy say versus Los Angeles with a seemingly larger cannabis market?

Lincoln Fish:

That’s a tribute to Eric Gomez, our CEO, and Jack Scatizzi, our Managing Director. They had the foresight to realize that San Diego would be the ideal hub for a cannabis accelerator. Los Angeles is obviously a larger market, but we are close enough to attract those players, and San Diego is known for its innovative firms, especially in the biotech and engineering spaces.  There is an enormous talent pool and a strong investor base here….and both of those groups are looking for unique, fast-moving companies to support and help thrive.

 

That makes sense, San Diego is often under-rated outside our tourism plugs. I know I was glad to see that Canopy saw value in our local industry to be sure. What can we expect to see from Canopy in the coming months?

Lincoln Fish:   

You’re right about that. We are never given enough credit as a serious player, but it’s actually one of truly ideal cities to foster entrepreneurship. We have a highly educated population, and many key business professionals want to push harder to raise San Diego’s profile in that regard.  This is exactly where Canopy San Diego fits in.  We are letting everyone know that we are here and already creating value, for the companies we support, for the cannabis industry, and for the San Diego business community. Everyone knows that cannabis is the biggest new industry since the dot com world exploded. You will see Canopy San Diego roll out some firms that are set to be leaders in various facets of this industry.

 

My next question is about our local cannabis community, does Canopy have any plans for outreach or involvement outside of business?

Lincoln Fish:

To put it simply, wherever cannabis is being supported legally and positively, Canopy wants to be there. Whether that means helping with charitable groups that are helping deal with medical issues, or getting involved politically, Canopy San Diego will be a part of it.

 

That sounds wonderful. I am grateful for your time today Mr. Fish, I would like to thank you and Canopy San Diego for your professionalism and the opportunity provided to our local entrepreneurs. We wish you all continued success and look forward to seeing new growth and development in our industry and community. Thank you.

Stay tuned for more information on Canopy San Diego’s 2016 Fall Cohort…

 

Femme Nuri September 2016 – Artisan of the Month

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September Artisan of the Month: Dapper Labs Moon Rocks

This month’s artisan are skilled craftspersons in the art of cannabis concentrates, Andrew & Rick. I know Andrew to have a solid knowledge and distinguished taste for cannabis.

These moon rocks are top shelf cannabis flower buds, rolled in wax (cannabis concentrate) and then rolled in kief (resin trichomes of cannabis) making them very potent. The appeal to me with this type of product is the combination of strains at each stage. Hypothetically, let us say we are looking for something for our insomnia, let us say high THC flower is not really cutting the muster but we may not be ready to dive into cannabis concentrates just yet. Enter Dapper Labs moon rocks, a little goes a long way.

Insomnia & pain management are both getting great results from higher CBN strains, according to Steep Hill Labs, 5 mg of CBN is as effective as 10 mg dose of diazepam. Dapper Labs Indica & Hybrid moon rocks both contain higher CBN content vs. typical strains used in moon rocks in my experience. The Indica moon rocks have been great for insomnia and the Hybrid moon rocks have been wonderful for my deep bone pain during the day. For example the Hybrid moon rocks are Pineapple Express flower (25.89% THC, 0.04% CBD, 0.02% CBN) in Gorilla Glue Wax ( 70.88% THC, 0.15% CBD, 0.07% CBN) Sweet Island Skunk kief (47.21%, 0.08% CBD, 0.02% CBN) I have used this medicine for functioning daytime pain management, I don’t use a lot, no need to. Impressive.

Dapper Labs moon rocks can be found in the September Club M box, Explore, as well as the Club M website for purchase. I recommend these as an introduction to concentrates or if you are looking for something a little stronger to manage your symptoms. A little goes a long way so when trying a new product allow yourself space to safely test how a stronger medicine will affect you, keep calm, always try to have some pure CBD on hand to balance any over-medicated feelings. Due to the addition of concentrates the bud will burn slower and longer, something else to bear in mind. No fancy equipment is needed, you can use a pipe, water pipe or add it to a pre-roll.

Thank you, Dapper Labs and Congratulations!!!

Learn more about Dapper Labs here: http://www.dapperlabsca.com/