As the cannabis industry expands, innovative companies have radically transformed the world of medical marijuana with a wide range of consumption methods. Long gone are the days when you could only access your cannabis meds by lighting up a joint or making homemade pot brownies (we still love them, though). From protein powder to pet products, we’ve curated a list of our favorite medical-related cannabis products for the 2017 holiday season.
CBD Drip Gold 14.5+MG Active CBD
CBD Drip’s Gold is excellent for the e-liquid vape lovers in your life. The regular strength liquid contains 14.5 mg of hemp-derived, organic CBD oil, which you can add to any of your favorite e-liquid concoctions. Whether you’re looking to cut down on nicotine or simply soothe daily aches and pains, CBD Drip’s e-juice is a solid gold addition to your vape experience.
Cannabis Revealed by Dr. Bonni Goldstein
This first-of-its-kind book embarks upon a full exploration of how the human body’s endocannabinoid system interacts with cannabis’ medicinal properties. Dr. Goldstein is a well-respected and experienced physician who has treated thousands of patients with medicinal cannabis. Full of research-based evidence that’s broken down into easily understandable explanations, Dr. Goldstein’s book is a valuable educational tool for patients and their loved ones who want to understand cannabis medicine.
Kushy Punch CBD Edibles
Kushy Punch’s cannabis gummies are well-known in California for delicious flavors and well-dosed punches of potency. For those new to cannabis or seeking a non-psychoactive option, Kushy Punch’s CBD Edibles are infused with 99.9% CBD isolate and coupled with the crisp flavor of peaches. These CBD heavy hitters provide hours of relief from pain and inflammation.
CW Hemp Everyday Advanced Hemp Oil
CW Hemp is best known for its proprietary hemp strain Charlotte’s Web, named for the nine-year-old girl who overcame a severe type of epilepsy through use of the oil. CW Hemp’s Everyday Advanced introduces cannabinoids into your system to promote a foundation of health and wellness. Available in Olive Oil and Mint Chocolate flavors, this oil is tasty on its own or mixed into a smoothie, coffee, salad dressing, and more.
Honey Pot Bear Balm in Balanced
This pocket-sized cannabis balm is the perfect choice for those with skin ailments, sore muscles, or even chapped lips. With a 1:1 CBD:THC ratio, the Balanced Honey Pot Bear Balm is crafted with locally sourced and organic ingredients like beeswax, coconut oil, vitamin E, lavender, and eucalyptus. No matter where life takes you, this 2015 Jamaica World Cannabis Cup winner for Best Topical is the perfect on-the-go companion.
Myriam’s Hope CBD Tincture
The family at Myriam’s Hope founded their collective after cannabis oil helped their mother, Myriam, win a battle over an aggressive bout of Stage 4 brain cancer. This CBD Tincture is derived from cannabis, instead of hemp, and its glowing reviews cite its ability to soothe pain, inflammation, PTSD, and many other medical conditions. Easy to dose and non-psychoactive, this oil may be the perfect natural remedy for your loved one.
Leef Organics CBD Nooks & Crannies Soap
Leef Organics packs this CBD soap bar with a smorgasbord of healing botanical extracts, blended with 20mg of whole flower CBD extract. Gentle enough for sensitive skin, this soap combines CBD’s healing properties with those of Black Chamomile, White Tea and Ginger, Cucumber Melon, Charcoal, and many more.
Mary’s Medicinals Good Greens Powder Mix THC/CBD
Mary’s Medicinals appeals to the health conscious crowd with this one-of-a-kind, plant-based protein powder. The Mary’s Medicinals team created a proprietary process for preserving fresh cannabis plant matter to retain the nutritional value of active cannabinoids. Satisfy your body’s daily dose of protein and cannabis with a hearty scoop of this tasty mix.
Venice Cookie Company Not So Virgin Coconut Oil
If baking and cooking with cannabis floats your boat, this little jar of infused coconut oil is a highly versatile edible option. This oil is perfect for buttering up pancakes, drizzling over popcorn, or replacing butter in any vegan recipes. Each jar offers up 200mg of THC, 11mg of CBD, and hours of long-lasting cannabis relief.
Vet CBD — Healing for Pets
As all pet-lovers out there know, the holidays are a special time to treat your fur baby to a few extra goodies. Luckily, VetCBD’s CBD oil is an ideal relief for animal anxiety, inflammation, pain, and depression year-round. VetCBD is crafted by an experienced veterinarian, mixed with pet-safe olive oil, and continually lab tested to make sure your pet remains healthy and happy.
Medamints created the original cannabis-infused mints, available in a wide variety of flavors, THC:CBD ratios, and Sativa, Hybrid, and Indica blends. These tiny medicated treats are highly discreet and long-lasting, allowing users to dose a precise amount of cannabinoids per mint. Our personal favorite is the Cherry Chocolate 1:1 CBD:THC mint — perfect for cannabis newcomers and dessert lovers!
Alchemy Terpene Blended Vapes
Essential oils and cannabis extracts unite in Alchemy’s flavorful and terpene-rich vape cartridges. Alchemy crafts its cartridges for specific mood experiences, such as Awaken’s blend of lemongrass, cinnamon, peppermint, and Sativa cannabis; or Relax’s mix of lavender, chamomile, and Indica. Available in low potency and high potency varieties, these tasty vape cartridges are a welcoming introduction to the world of medical cannabis.
Selections by staff, words by Shanti Ryle