The Pet Issue - The Emerald Magazine

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M A G A Z I N E BOUTIQUE CANNABIS CULTURE

08 22 HOW CANNABIS CAN HELP YOUR PET

The Pet Issue

Through the consumption of cannabinoids, your pet can receive the same incredible benefits as humans. p12

Letter From the Editor PUBLISHER CHRISTINA DEGIOVANNI

March 20-22, 2017

MANAGING EDITOR JAANA PRALL

Oakland Marriott City Center

EDITOR-AT-LARGE MELISSA HUTSELL

Oakland, CA



ASSISTANT COPY EDITOR MELODY HAYHURST

As the legal cannabis industry evolves, the need for legitimate cultivation and business management information is at an all-time high. Cannabis 2017 provides an unparalleled education program that will be crucial to those who want to thrive in this industry.”

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The Meeting Place for Industry Innovators Cannabis 2017 is different than any other event in the market. In addition to its unique combination of educational programming on both cultivation and business management, it has been developed by cultivators, for cultivators. Join industry leaders, CEOs, executive team members and innovators for 2½ intense days of interactive learning and networking as we move the industry forward at Cannabis 2017. FEATURED SPEAKERS INCLUDE: BROKKE GEHRING

DAVID BONVILLAIN

TODD HILL

Ken Morrow, Owner, Trichome Technologies CANNABIS 2017 CONFERENCE CHAIR

CEO FGS Inc.

Dear Reader, Thank you for picking up the March issue of the Emerald Magazine. As Spring emerges, the time for us and our four legged friends to hit the garden begins again. This March, we turn our focus to our pets, and the ways in which cannabis can heal them. Like humans, animals have cannabinoid receptors, which allow them to benefit from the medical properties of cannabis. Cannabis as a medicine for pets is an emerging industry on its own, but it is arguably more controversial than medical or recreational cannabis use for humans. While the research remains limited, some people believe treating pets with cannabis is animal cruelty. We’ve all heard about the village idiot who gets their cat or dog high. And while one bad apple seems to effectively spoil the bunch for the rest of us in the industry, there is more good than harm coming from pet owners. Companies like VetCBD (pg. 43), Mary’s Nutritionals (pg. 47), and Treatibles (pg. 49) are helping to combat the stigma surrounding the industry. Through research, and data collection, these budding businesses are helping to uncover the benefits of cannabis treatments for pets,

big and small. Some in the veterinary community have become proponents (Canna Companion, pg. 24), while others remain reserved (Doc Talks, pg. 22). When it comes to cannabis, there are many ways in which it can be used. Take a look at this month’s gift guide for a plethora of all natural, animal-friendly items for your pet (pg. 29). Join us in April as we start the season off right with our “Strain Issue,” where we’ll focus our attention on specific seeds and cuts that are sure to soar you sky high.

SCOTT REACH