Racial Inequality and Marijuana

Black Lives Matter. Let us start by saying that we fully support the movement to improve racial injustice in America. We’re against police brutality. Our founders worked for César Chávez. They participated in the Rodney King protests. And today they, their children, and the entire Holden Farms team are in full support of the current […]

Let’s Talk About The CBD Stigma

If you’re unfamiliar with CBD, the idea of it can be scary. There’s a lot of stigma around cannabis, and the topic seems quite taboo.  Here’s what we wish you knew about cannabis.  Cannabis is a plant divided into two categories: marijuana and hemp.  Marijuana  Marijuana is what people usually think about when the topic […]

4 Ways CBD Salve Changed My Family’s Life

CBD remedies

Marijuana is part of the Holden brothers’ lives I will be honest, my brothers and I have been believers and users of marijuana for a long time. We love weed, have had some of our best times stoned. Going to a movie? Get stoned first. Long road trip? Somebody better be packing. Awkward family dinner? […]

To Forgive is Divine – Marijuana Possession Forgiven in Legal States

Marijuana possession

The legalization of marijuana possession has brought an interesting side of past convictions to the forefront of discussion. Various states across the country are looking to address the way past convictions are handled and prosecuted. Marijuana Possession Expunged According to this Huffington Post Article, Colorado, Maryland, and New Hampshire have made it easier for people […]

Seniors are becoming more open minded to smoking pot

Seniors and Marijuana

Seniors embracing marijuana Seniors from the Refer madness generation might be re-thinking the propaganda they were spoon fed in their youth.   They are discovering that marijuana may not be the demon weed they were raised to believe it was.  The youngest of the baby boomers will turn 55 next year which means the senior set […]

Oregon marijuana industry – tax revenue hero

Oregon tax revenue

Oregon Marijuana Industry pays $100M in tax revenue Oregon marijuana industry doles out over $100M in taxes first year of legalization. Oregon collected a total of $108.6 million in state and local taxes between Jan. 4, 2016, and Aug. 31, 2017 according Noelle Crombie of The Oregonian news. After costs covering the programs start up […]

Athletes allowed marijuana use!

Marijuana use athletes

Doping and WADA         The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is the most prestigious sports regulator.  They are the watch dog for the sports world that oversees testing for doping and they create policies and regulations that all athletes must follow. WADA ruled that athletes may now use   a component of the marijuana plant Cannabidiol […]

Legal ruling in favor of marijuana over opioid use.

opioids marijuana

  Judge rules insurance must pay for medical marijuana A New Jersey Worker’s Comp judge orders  Freehold Township to pay for a Township employee’s medical marijuana.  This is a powerful precedent                                set by Judge Lionel Simon. Marijuana is a controlled substance […]

New York one step closer to marijuana legalization

Marijuana ok by health department

New York Health Department supports marijuana legalization New York is a closer than ever to marijuana legalization for adult use. The Health Department endorses the legalization of marijuana in a statement they released announcing their findings in a comprehensive study that will be published soon. According to  an article appearing in the New York Times […]

Massachusetts Social Equity for Marijuana Convictions

Marijuana convictions

Social Equity for Marijuana Possession Massachusetts is launching the nations first statewide “social equity” program to help people convicted of a drug offense in connection with marijuana. The program is set up to help people who have previously been convicted get work in the newly legal marijuana industry. Minorities higher arrest rate for marijuana possession […]