Patient Profiles


Weed Traveler: The 420 Games in La La Land Weed Traveler: The 420 Games in La La Land Weed Traveler: The 420 Games in La La Land Weed Traveler: The 420 Games in La La Land


Kicking off her Weed Traveler series for Hydrolife, Sharon Letts attended the 420 Games in Los Angeles to see what they were all about

Highest Comic Standing: Ryan Bourassa Highest Comic Standing: Ryan Bourassa Highest Comic Standing: Ryan Bourassa Highest Comic Standing: Ryan Bourassa


Ryan Bourassa, a 28-year-old stand-up comedian currently performing open-mic nights in Las Vegas, went from being a straight-edge most of...

Seeking a Milder Dose: More Medical Marijuana Patients are Opting to Grow Their Own Seeking a Milder Dose: More Medical Marijuana Patients are Opting to Grow Their Own Seeking a Milder Dose: More Medical Marijuana Patients are Opting to Grow Their Own Seeking a Milder Dose: More Medical Marijuana Patients are Opting to Grow Their Own


It's no surprise that more people are starting to grow cannabis in order to explore its medicinal or recreational properties

California Dreaming: Why the Golden State Said Yes to Cannabis California Dreaming: Why the Golden State Said Yes to Cannabis California Dreaming: Why the Golden State Said Yes to Cannabis California Dreaming: Why the Golden State Said Yes to Cannabis


Sharon Letts examines what the future holds for the cannabis industry in California and beyond

Legal Weed: A Musician’s Canna-Comeback Tour Legal Weed: A Musician’s Canna-Comeback Tour Legal Weed: A Musician’s Canna-Comeback Tour Legal Weed: A Musician’s Canna-Comeback Tour


Mark M. Ward, front man of Massachusetts heavy metal band Synthetic Mindset, recounts the story of how cannabis brought him out of a...

Canna We All Be Happy? Joanna Clifton’s Story Canna We All Be Happy? Joanna Clifton’s Story Canna We All Be Happy? Joanna Clifton’s Story Canna We All Be Happy? Joanna Clifton’s Story


In pain, numb and depressed, Joanna Clifton spent years feeling unfulfilled and emotionless. She eventually turned to cannabis oil to ease...

Dispensary Profile: The Green Cross Dispensary Profile: The Green Cross Dispensary Profile: The Green Cross Dispensary Profile: The Green Cross


With medicinal marijuana gaining acceptance in California and across the United States, the future is less hazy for dispensaries like The...

Illegally Alive: How Cannabis Helped Save Coltyn Turner Illegally Alive: How Cannabis Helped Save Coltyn Turner Illegally Alive: How Cannabis Helped Save Coltyn Turner Illegally Alive: How Cannabis Helped Save Coltyn Turner


Three years ago, 16-year-old Coltyn Turner was in constant pain, had withdrawn from social interactions, and was often wheelchair-bound

The Plant That Saved My Life: Brett Strauss Shares his Experience with Medical Cannabis The Plant That Saved My Life: Brett Strauss Shares his Experience with Medical Cannabis The Plant That Saved My Life: Brett Strauss Shares his Experience with Medical Cannabis The Plant That Saved My Life: Brett Strauss Shares his Experience with Medical Cannabis


After two-time cancer survivor Brett Strauss experienced the medicinal benefits of cannabis firsthand, he immediately sprang into action,...

Soaking in a Little Sunshine: Sunboldt Grown Cooperative Soaking in a Little Sunshine: Sunboldt Grown Cooperative Soaking in a Little Sunshine: Sunboldt Grown Cooperative Soaking in a Little Sunshine: Sunboldt Grown Cooperative


Why is the Emerald Triangle a leader in growing quality cannabis? Sunshine Johnston takes Hydrolife writer Sharon Letts on a tour of...