Issue 2 - Rise

Issue 2 - Rise

Rise Plant Medicine Rise ElixinolRise Plant Medicine Rise Elixinol
Rise Plant Medicine Rise Elixinol

I have been involved with organic medicines and have worked in the holistic healing sphere for about 25 years. When Elixinol, a United States borne plant medicine company, decided to expand internationally 7 years ago, I was recommended to them as a South African affiliate due to ...

Jun 28, 2021 Issue 2 - Rise
Neked ClarensNeked Clarens
Neked Clarens

Neked is a CBD Dispensary, Cannabis Cafe, Art Gallery and Coffee Shop situated in The Country Hub Centre on the Main Street in a beautiful, small tourist town called Clarens. Clarens is situated in the foothills of the Maluti Mountains in the Free State province of South Africa and nicknamed the “Jewel of the Eastern Free State.

Jun 28, 2021 Issue 2 - Rise
Biomuti's RiseBiomuti's Rise
Biomuti's Rise

Seeing the life-changing benefits of medicinal cannabis in action keeps Tebogo G Tlhopane and his team at Biomuti getting up in the morning. Biomuti is the only 100% black-owned CBD businesses in the country and is growing and evolving to meet the changing appetite and opportunities around CBD in South Africa.

Jun 28, 2021 Issue 2 - Rise
Altered State or ConsciousnessAltered State or Consciousness
Altered State or Consciousness

The green industry is now as busy as a one legged man in a butt kicking competition. And about time too, because for a long time, that “shoe” was literally on the other foot. What has attributed to this growth path? Was it an awakening or consciousness?

Jun 28, 2021 Issue 2 - Rise
Blazing SA's Hemp Trail SInce '96Blazing SA's Hemp Trail SInce '96
Blazing SA's Hemp Trail SInce '96

Back to our roots. A customer enters a store and notices the familiar leaf design featured on many of the products. They look around, and after seeing the name of the brand, ask the staff member on duty “So ... hemp hey? Does that mean I can smoke the socks?”

Jun 28, 2021 Issue 2 - Rise
Raising The Bar of African Cannabis CultivationRaising The Bar of African Cannabis Cultivation
Raising The Bar of African Cannabis Cultivation

To be recognised as a world-class producer of cannabis, you need to demonstrate that your cultivation and production process meets the highest quality standards”, explains Mark Corbett, Managing Director of Highlands Investments.

Jun 28, 2021 Issue 2 - Rise
Oldy's Infused - Rise!Oldy's Infused - Rise!
Oldy's Infused - Rise!

Verb: to get out of bed, especially to begin one’s day the dictionary says. But it's more than that isn’t it? For most of us to rise in the morning almost always includes coffee. Only after the aroma of freshly brewed coffee hangs in the air can the rise be taken outside to see the real event ... The Sun Rise ...

Jun 28, 2021 Issue 2 - Rise
Birth Of CannaLivingBirth Of CannaLiving
Birth Of CannaLiving

In the beginning ... seeds were planted. I was introduced to Cannabis at an early age in my life, and used the herb recreationally for many years thereafter. I was always fascinated by the fact that “You Can Grow your Own”. So, it all began ... Back then we didn't have any knowledge, none of the equipment ...

Jun 28, 2021 Issue 2 - Rise
Market ReadinessMarket Readiness
Market Readiness

Arguably the most important aspect to building a sustainable and equitable local cannabis industry is gaining consumer trust in the effectiveness of cannabis as a powerful natural medicine. Equally important is building trust that local products are of high quality and actually better than most international products.

Jun 28, 2021 Issue 2 - Rise
Scaling Your BusinessScaling Your Business
Scaling Your Business

So, as a student you grew weed at the back of the garden. Now as a young professional you’ve continued your passion for cultivation and are a well-known and respected member of your local cannabis club. After a social evening at your club, one of your mates suggests to the group ...

Jun 28, 2021 Issue 2 - Rise
A Quality FoundationA Quality Foundation
A Quality Foundation

There are three main elements that are integral to the existence and growth of all living things, and the quality of these, largely determines the quality of the end product. These elements are, of course, food, water and light. We had huge issues with the transport and storage of soils and lawn dressings ...

Jun 28, 2021 Issue 2 - Rise
Oil For HealthOil For Health
Oil For Health

I left my job as a Key Account Manager in the IT industry in early 2018. I had always felt a push toward healing and essential oils and crystals. I didn’t have a clue how to make this ‘healing path’ work and was loathe to study further at my age.

Jun 28, 2021 Issue 2 - Rise