The new wave of recreational marijuana sales in California is just around the corner and the buzz of excitement from non-medical marijuana card holders is palpable. Now to address a word that’s been flitting around the state since last year’s election: taxes. How much will they go up, who will be affected and how do you avoid paying astronomical amounts of money for your medicine?
In the age of Postmates and AmazonFresh, it’s no surprise that cannabis users often opt to have their greenery delivered right to their door—but is it legal? Not currently in Los Angeles. This might come as a huge shock to you, especially when you login to Weedmaps & see the bevy of delivery services listed, but cannabis delivery in Los Angeles is illegal.
It is a common misconception that the presence of a cannabis dispensary in your neighborhood is bad for the community—that crime will increase, that children will have greater access to cannabis and that said dispensary will decrease the value of the neighborhood as a whole. By preying on the fears of individuals who simply don’t know any better, law enforcement and politicians have perpetuated the false narrative that cannabis is synonymous with crime and negativity. While there are many illegal dispensaries in Los Angeles that unfortunately do fall into this category, there are also numerous law abiding dispensaries like The Higher Path who have made it their mission to exemplify just how positive of an impact a legal dispensary can have on the community it operates within.
January 2018 is almost here--are you prepared to navigate recreational cannabis in Los Angeles? With over 1,400 dispensaries throughout the city, it's been difficult for Angelenos to know exactly which places are legal and which aren't. That's where the United Cannabis Business Association (UCBA) comes in! They've created a campaign called Get L.E.G.A.L. to help cannabis enthusiasts throughout Los Angeles know for sure if the dispensary they're visiting is actually legal.
There are numerous ways to medicate with marijuana: vaping, dabbing, smoking and ingesting. Today I want to focus on the method of ingesting and the most popular way is by consuming edibles. The overall effects from edibles can vary from person to person and can result in a more intense, longer-lasting high than smoking. After consumption, it generally takes anywhere from 45-120 minutes for one to start feeling the effects. The Higher Path takes pride in its edible selection as we have a variety to choose from: hard candy, cookies, brownies, gummies, drinks, etc. As you continue reading this article you will learn more about the Top 5 edibles we carry.
You’re walking down the beauty aisle at Whole Foods when to your surprise, you spy a bottle of lotion that appears to have a cannabis leaf on it. Is this for real? Can you actually purchase cannabis beauty products from your local grocery or drug store? Sort of.
Does your vision of a perfect wedding involve taking a toke instead of raising a glass? You’re not alone! It’s no secret that cannabis brings people together and elevates experiences—what better place for that than a wedding? Now that recreational cannabis is legal in 8 states, the popularity of cannabis weddings is on the rise with more and more couples choosing creative ways to incorporate this versatile flower into their day!
The Higher Path carries a wide array of edibles, but some offer a high amount of sugar and fat content that might not be functional to someone who is looking to medicate while on a diet or has diabetes. We try to carry a large amount of edibles that are scrumptious, healthy and most importantly guilt-free, so you can medicate while nurturing your body’s vitality with wholesome ingredients.
It’s the start of a new year & many of us are focusing on ways that we can improve our lives. Whether you’re looking to simply improve confidence in yourself or enter the world of dating & relationships, life coaching can be a fantastic tool—but what if you have to hide a portion of your life (i.e. cannabis use) from said life coach? Are you really getting the most out of that experience? Probably not.
Allow me to introduce you to Molly Peckler, the CEO of Highly Devoted Coaching, the first cannabis-friendly life coaching service.
How open are you about your cannabis use? Now that 29 states have legalized cannabis either medicinally or recreationally, this formerly taboo topic is finally starting to become normal—however, many patients still shy away from addressing it with their family. If you’re considering having “the (cannabis) talk” with your family this holiday season, here are a few things to keep in mind: