The Awakened Blog

  • 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...
  • CBDA & CBD For Anxiety

    According to Dr. Sumak, a leading cannabis physician, one of the most common reasons his patients report using CBD products is for anxiety relief. ...
  • THC-O-Acetate, An In-depth Conversation with Dr. Raber

    Dr. Raber rejoins me on the Head Change podcast to discuss the controversial lab created cannabinoid called THC Acetate or THC-O-Acetate or just AT...
  • An Interview with Mendo Dope

    Mendo Dope started making music in 2007 and got introduced to the world with Reek Daddy on NOYB Records releasing their first nation wide album in ...
  • A Holistic Approach to Cannabis with Chef Niki Connor

    Niki Connor is a certified professional chef, certified Health & Nutrition Counselor, Internationally certified water judge and former professi...
  • Self Empowerment Through Cannabis with Will Shaw

    Will Shaw is CEO of Grind N Grow Chicago, a health and wellness brand with a dedication to community building and self empowerment. Will received h...
  • 3 Ways to use Awakened Raw Hemp Balm this Summer

    This memorial day means that summer is officially here, so we thought it would be a good time to let you know about 3 ways the Awakened Raw Hemp Ba...
  • Why Whole Plant Matters

    You’ve probably heard the term ‘whole plant’ used when describing cannabis and hemp products, but what does it mean and why is it important for you...
  • Homegrown with Love - Chelsea Dudgeon

    Chelsea Dudgeon started making cannabis infused topicals for her grandmother with cannabis and other herbs she grew in her backyard. Her homegrown approach to medicine making is the foundation of Newell’s Botanicals, the brand she co-founded with her partner Newell, and continues to guide her approach to herbal product development. Her formulas have won numerous awards, including 4 consecutive 1st place Emerald Cup trophies for best cannabis topical.

  • Finding Your Way In The Cannabis Industry with Lorne Silverstein

    Lorne Silverstein is a business and legal consultant with a law degree from the University of Baltimore School of Law, 1991. Lorne is currently Chief Executive Officer of Silver Solar in Davis California and coaches boys Junior Varsity Lacrosse at Davis High School. After achieving tremendous success in his legal profession, arguing in front of the US Supreme Court at one point, Lorne decided to move to California to pursue a simpler life and connect to nature.