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Finding Zen

How Medical Cannabis Gave A Little Boy A New Chance Episode 7 When Zen Hanif was born, he suffered from hypoxia, a lack of oxygen during birth which lead to brain damage. In an effort to treat his cerebral palsy and seizure disorder that caused up to 200 seizures a day his mother Kunval, tried over 20 different pharmaceutical medications with no luck. Desperate to give her son a chance at a better life, she turned to medical cannabis and saw positive results very quickly. Now, this...


The Highs and Lows of Cannabis Events

The Highs and Lows of Cannabis Events Episode 6 Creating events and activities around cannabis takes skill, a love of logistics, energy and patience. In today's episode we speak to two women who are making a difference in their communities by educating people about cannabis and all that it has to offer. Bethany Rae of Flower and Freedom is creating opportunity for people to learn about incorporating cannabis into a healthy lifestyle in Canada while Leighana Martindale is working with...


Reading List: Breaking the Grass Ceiling

Women, Weed and Business Episode 5 Breaking the Grass Ceiling; Women, Weed and Business is a biographical collection featuring powerful, driven, and courageous women who have been instrumental in paving the way into the cannabis industry for many - especially other women. This episode of The High Friends Podcast features an interview with authors Lauren Devine and Ashley Picillo. They talk about their inspiration, goals and the life long friendship that led to their collaboration.


Adding Cannabis to Your Wellness Garden

Cannabis is another tool in your toolbox Episode 4 Next year when Canada legalizes cannabis for recreational use each household will be able to grow up to 4 plants. With that in mind, we wanted to get some growing tips from an expert so we went to Ashley Athill of Ganja School. Ashley shares with us her experiences growing up in Jamaica with cannabis in her garden and how she learned to view it as a helpful tool in her wellness toolbox. Episode Photo Art by Mike Rosati Episode Edited...


What is Craft Cannabis?

Craft cannabis is at the heart of British Columbia’s economic heritage. Our guest today is Sarah Campbell, an apprentice herbalist and Director at the Craft Cannabis Association of BC. Sarah was born into a family of cannabis enthusiasts. Her involvement with the Vancouver Island Compassion Society, one of the first compassion clubs in Canada, inspired her ceaseless work to liberate cannabis, a natural medicine that should be accessible to those who suffer pain and other health issues and...