Author Archives: Mel Bee

Is it Legal to Grow Hemp?

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When it comes to the world’s plants, none is more widely used than hemp. And there seem to be no limits to its possibilities—from food to biofuel, textiles to paper, and even plastic. Add to this versatility the fact that it grows practically anywhere with no need for synthetic pesticides or fertilizers, there’s little wonder […]

Pies, Pumpkins and Pot at the Oregon State County Fair

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The increased relaxation of marijuana regulations over the last few years has taken many forms, from medical legislation to, more recently, the DEA’s plans to make it more accessible to scientists for research. And this year, in Salem, Oregon, between August 26th and September 5th, this relaxed legislation will allow the first-ever public display of […]

Disappointment as DEA Keeps Marijuana as a Schedule 1 Drug

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Marijuana has been around humankind since forever. Its seeds were found in burial chambers dating back to 3000 BC. Practitioners of Chinese medicine have been using it for thousands of years. George Washington even grew hemp at Mount Vernon. Cannabis was legal for most of America’s history and could be found in extracts, tinctures and […]

Awesome DIY Project: How to Make Hemp Oil 101

How to Make Hemp Oil

Many of you have reached out to us asking how to make hemp oil yourself. So, without further ado, let’s delve deeper into the different types of hemp oil and give you an easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide to making hemp oil at home. Hemp Oil vs. Hemp Seed Oil Though similar in name, there are fundamental […]

Proposition 64 – The End of Reefer Madness Mentality?

Proposition 64

Will California become the 5th state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana? One poll shows that 64% of voters support the proposed new legislation, which flies in the face of the Federal Government’s outdated stance on cannabis as a Schedule 1 substance. California’s Legalization History California was the first state to legalize medical marijuana […]

The Buzz on Cannabis Infused Honey

Cannabis Infused Honey

There’s honey, and then there’s cannabis infused honey. The first is sweet and packed with health-boosting properties. The second is the same—only better. This article will delve deeper into the benefits of honey and share, not one, but two simple ways you can combine honey and cannabis for a delicious homemade treat. Love the Bees […]

3 Natural Ways to Increase Serotonin and Hike Your Happy Hormone

Ways to Increase Serotonin

Health and happiness go hand in hand—you can’t have one without the other. In fact, the World Health Organization (WHO) states that “[h]ealth is a state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing.” So how healthy are you? In this article, you’ll learn about one of the key components to both health and happiness:, serotonin. […]

9 Tips for Work Stress Relief (Plus a Bonus “Cooling Down” Method!)

Work Stress Relief

Do you dread Mondays? Does the sound of your alarm clock going off send your spirits sinking into despair? Do you glide to work with a smile on your face or drag yourself there? All of us experience some kind of work-related stress at some point in our careers, and it can have grave consequences […]