The Awakened Blog

  • What is CBGa?

    Cannabinoids are chemical compounds found in cannabis and hemp that are largely responsible for the therapeutic effects associated with the plant. ...
  • What is Croptober? California's Emerald Triangle celebrates its annual cannabis harvest

    Mendocino, CA - In the cannabis industry October is known as Croptober, when the majority of full term outdoor plants are harvested and all the har...
  • Dosing with Nurse Susan

    Susan Marks, AKA Nurse Susan is an alternative healthcare educator and consultant. Susan received her BSN in Nursing from Mount Saint Mary’s University in 1984 and her Masters of Science in Nursing from Herzing University in 2019. She is a licensed Nurse Practitioner and Certified Family Nurse Practitioner as well as a Registered Nurse with the California Board of Registered Nursing. Susan discovered cannabis as a natural and safer means of treating her own neurological disorder known as essential tremors that cause her hands to shake uncontrollably.

  • Data Driven Medical Cannabis - Mara Gordon

    Mara Gordon is a cannabis advocate, entrepreneur, and researcher. She has harnessed her background as a process engineer to create therapeutic dosi...
  • Are Cannabis and Hemp the Same Plant?

    The short answer is yes, but the distinction is more complex than you might imagine.  Both cannabis (marijuana) and hemp are taxonomically the sam...
  • New Product - CBD GUMMIES (POG)

    Aloha - we just got back from Maui, Hawaii the birthplace of POG, surfing, and Aloha to soak up some inspiration for our new POG flavored CBD GUMMI...
  • Can CBD Help with Stress?

    Stress is something that we all feel from time to time, but more often than not many of us are living with chronic stress without even knowing it a...
  • CBD and Recovery

    This month we celebrate National Recovery Month and we thought it would be a good idea to talk about CBD and other non-intoxicating cannabinoids li...
  • August is National Wellness Month

    August is National Wellness Month which encourages people to focus on self care, managing stress and promoting healthy routines. But what does the ...
  • Landrace Cannabis - Jeff Nordahl

    Jeff Nordahl, founder of California based Jade Nectar told me that he once “kinda believed the propaganda” against cannabis and that it was probabl...
  • CBDa & CBD For Pain

    Cannabidiol (CBD) and it’s acidic precursor CBDa both have reported pain relieving properties, but what does the current science say about CBDa and...
  • CBDa and CBD for Sleep

    In a recent peer reviewed study published in the Permanente Journal online involving 72 adults who identified as poor sleepers, within the first mo...