Complaint filed against the state to allow pot for PTSD treatment
Aug20

Complaint filed against the state to allow pot for PTSD treatment

Several people on Wednesday filed a complaint in Denver District Court against the Colorado Board of Health’s decision in July not to add post-traumatic stress disorder to medical conditions that can be treated under the state’s medical marijuana program. The complaint lists Curtis Bean, Larisa Bolivar, Stephen Otero, Matthew Kahl and Zach Phillips as plaintiffs in the case. They are asking that a judge overturn the...

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The First Las Vegas-area marijuana dispensary is planned to open Monday
Aug20

The First Las Vegas-area marijuana dispensary is planned to open Monday

Clark County’s first legal medical marijuana dispensaryplans to open Monday after months of delays. Euphoria Wellness got final state and county approvals this week, a spokesman said Thursday. The news, a relief for patients and advocates, came more than two years after the Nevada Legislature voted to allow marijuana dispensaries. “It’s pretty exciting,” said state Sen. Tick Segerblom, who sponsored that bill....

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Major Colorado pot shop chain lays off 45% of its employees
May14

Major Colorado pot shop chain lays off 45% of its employees

                   One of Colorado’s largest chains of marijuana stores on Wednesday laid off 65 employees — or about 45 percent of the company’s total workforce, according to owner Shawn Phillips. The pot layoffs are believed to be the largest in Colorado’s 16-month recreational era. Phillips owns nine cannabis stores in Colorado, all of which are part of the Strainwise-branded network, and he called the cuts “drastic” but...

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Mind-Body Health & Wellness Where Eternity Shines Through Time

The holidays and the end of 2011 are upon us. As I mulled over how to close out the year (with a practice on gratitude, healthy holiday recipes, and gifts for wellness – so much to choose from!), I came across this quote: “Every sacred place is the place where eternity shines through time.”1 I read it again and thought it appropriate to embrace an opportunity for grounding amidst the sometimes contrasting nature of this time of...

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Natural Ways to Boost Your Immunity

As the weather cools down, the sun sets earlier and more sneezes are heard all around. We know that fall, and soon winter, is upon us.  While we live in an amazing climate shielded from cold winds and snowy storms, it is still a good time to consider protecting yourself from sickness by boosting your immunity.  The wonderful thing, of course, about nature is that it always provides ways to balance the qualities that each season...

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Meditate for Better Health

There is a great deal of mystique and perhaps misconception around meditation. While its benefits are touted regularly, there remains a barrier for many of us who are curious and don’t know where to start, or are intrigued but may have some concerns. So then what is meditation and why would you want to incorporate it into your daily life? We live hurried lives filled with noise and distractions. Many of us tend to go through our day...

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