Recipes / November 2021
Holiday Drink Recipes with Artet
Tis the season! Warm up with these cannabis cocktail recipes from Artet, perfect for your holiday gatherings or cozying up by the fire.
Science / November 2021
Cannabis for Beginners: Smoking vs Edibles
Learn the difference between smoking cannabis vs eating edibles so you can choose the CBD or THC delivery method that best suits your needs.
Science / October 2021
How Do Terpenes Affect The Human Body?
Most people have heard of terpenes but few know just how they work. Discover exactly how these important compounds in cannabis affect your brain and body.
Brands / October 2021
Sava Witches You a Happy Halloweed!
Our San Francisco online dispensary and cannabis delivery service offers all the fun Halloween edibles treats you’re looking for without any of the tricks!
Brands / October 2021
Holiday Recipes with The Farmaceuticals Co.
Cheers to the holidays with these cannabis recipes from The Farmaceuticals Co.!
Science / September 2021
Terpenes 101
What are terpenes? Our friends at Chemistry help us demystify these powerful keys to your cannabis experience.
Brands / September 2021
A Conversation with Our Latinx-Owned Brands
Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month with an inside look at our Latinx-owned brands.
Brands / July 2021
Summer Recipes with Mondo
Elevate your summer potlucks with these recipes from Mondo, a cannabis powder made from Blue Dream.
Wellness / June 2021
5 Best Places to Hike and Get High near San Francisco
These are our favorite places to hike around the beautiful Bay Area while enjoying our curated selection of fine cannabis catered to your wellbeing.
News / June 2021
What Our Brands Are Doing for Social Equity
At Sava we are committed to helping end inequity in the cannabis industry, as well as combatting systemic racism, homophobia, and sexism. This list expands on our previous post that detailed what our brands are doing for Black lives, to include their broader social equity commitments and actions that our brands have developed over the past year.
Brands / June 2021
Meet Sava's Queer-Owned Brands
To celebrate Pride Month, we sat down with the founders of our queer-owned brands to discuss being queer in the cannabis industry, the interconnectivity of queer history and cannabis, and their brands’ plans for Pride Month.
News / June 2021
We Are Committed to Change
At Sava, we are committed to helping end systemic racism in our society as well as inequity in the cannabis industry. Here's a look at what we've done over the past year to further that goal, and what plans we have in store. Updated June 2021.
Brands / May 2021
A Conversation with AAPI Trailblazers in the Cannabis Industry
Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Month with an inside look at our AAPI-led brands.
Stories / February 2021
Rethink Cannabis to Elevate Your Lifestyle
Get the facts on popular cannabis stigmas and stereotypes and learn how you can start using this ancient plant to find more bliss in your life.
February 2021
Lunar New Year Recipes with Potli
Felicity Chen from Potli shares her dumpling and longevity noodles recipes, perfect for celebrating and honoring Lunar New Year.
Brands / February 2021
Find The Perfect Match With Sonoma Hills Farmer's Reserve Jane West Pipes
Sonoma Hills Farm is angling to take the notion of pairings to an even higher level, matching gourmet food with top-quality flower for a perfect blend of flavor and effect. Read on to learn about their favorite pairings for each limited-edition Farmer's Reserve strain.
Stories / December 2020
Gifts for Them
Need some last minute gift ideas? Whether you're shopping for the at-home athlete, a romantic partner, or the animal lover in your life, read on to see our top picks.
Stories / December 2020
Stocking Stuffers Gift Guide
It's the little things that count! These stocking stuffers are sure to surprise and delight anyone come Christmas morning.
Stories / December 2020
New to Cannabis Gift Guide
Check these thoughtful gifts tailored for the person who is new to cannabis!
Stories / December 2020
Cannabis Connoisseur Gift Guide
Find the perfect gift for the more experienced cannabis user in your life, or that person who just really loves cannabis.
Stories / December 2020
Edibles Gift Guide
We've rounded up the best cannabis gifts that are perfect for this holiday season. First up: our Edibles Gift Guide!
Wellness / November 2020
Five Minutes a Day: How journaling your cannabis experiences can help you find the strains that are right for you
Looking for a way to keep track of the different cannabis strains you've consumed? Try journaling! Rachel Lipkin shares her experience creating an easy-to-follow rubric to follow her cannabis journey.
Recipes / November 2020
Spiced Dark Chocolate Parfait
Garden Society's Spiced Dark Chocolate Parfait is a delicious way to impress your loved ones this holiday season.
Brands / November 2020
Nano-Tech Is Transforming How We Socialize
Nano-technology makes it possible to create a better type of cannabis drink. Calexo chats with Austin from Vertosa about why nano-emulsification is a game-changer when it comes to social drinking.
Brands / October 2020
What is a Cloudberry?
Many of you have been asking, what is a cloudberry? Is the flavor name for the new Plus Sleep Cloudberry gummies just a clever play on words? Believe it or not, Cloudberries are really real. Read on to learn more about this rare and delicious fruit.
Recipes / October 2020
Pop-up Potcorn Peanut Butter M&Ms Marshmallow Bites
Happy High-lloween from Pop-up Potcorn! This new recipe is all treats and no tricks. Perfect for a spooky night in with a scary movie or a Halloween party over Zoom with friends.
Brands / October 2020
Delta-8 Beverages for a Clearer High
Crafted with 2mg THC, 2mg Delta-8 and 4mg CBD, WUNDER'S unique combination of cannabinoids creates a gentle wave of relaxation and euphoria that resembles the positive effects of drinking alcohol.
Recipes / September 2020
Sorrel with MAAT Apothecary
Allow yourself to be transported to the tropics by enjoying our version of an Island favorite: Sorrel. You’ll be blown away by the added essence of ginger & cinnamon spice added to your drink courtesy of MAAT Apothecary's Infused Spiced Honey.
Recipes / July 2020
Cocktail Recipes with Artet
Artet is the perfect complement to good food, good conversation, and good friends. Think of an Artet Spritz or 'Tet&Tonic as the cannabis cousins to an Aperol Spritz or G&T.
Brands / July 2020
PLUS CBDRelief: The first edibles line designed for everyday relief
Meet the newest member of the PLUS family: CBDRelief! Available in three proprietary CBD-rich blends, it’s the first edible designed to give you relief from everyday stress, aches and pains.
Brands / July 2020
Omura’s Heat-Not-Burn-Technology is a Big Thing
Heat-not-burn technology is a new innovation at the forefront of whole flower cannabis and tobacco industry. Learn about how Omura's unique heat-not-burn technology works.
News / July 2020
What Our Brands Are Doing for Black Lives
At Sava we are committed to helping end systemic racism in our society as well as inequity in the cannabis industry. Many of you have asked what actions our brands have committed to, so we compiled a list of BIPOC-owned brands and their list of actions.
Recipes / July 2020
Blueberry Dream CBD Smoothie
Inspired by the celebrated cannabis strain Blue Dream and combining antioxidant-rich fruits such as blueberries, blackberries, and goji berries, this nutritious drink will give you the energy that you need to live each day to the fullest.
Recipes / July 2020
Elefante Gummy Mojito
Try this mojito recipe from Elefante for a new way to use their juicy, plant-based gummies.
Wellness / June 2020
What Are Terpenes?
A description of common cannabis terpenes and their effects.
Recipes / May 2020
Strawberry Saka Lemonade
Cool off with a lemonade recipe from House of Saka. Featuring fresh fruit and Saka PINK, this Strawberry Saka Lemonade is an elevated way to kick off summer.
Recipes / May 2020
Memorial Day Cocktails With Cann
Say high to two hangover-free drink recipes from Cann! What's the secret? A microdose of cannabis. Memorial Day cocktails, but better.
Brands / May 2020
THC Topicals: Providing Pain Relief
Sweet Releaf's mission is to provide full-spectrum, sun-grown cannabis and terpene-rich topicals. Learn more about the benefits of THC topicals as a natural alternative to help reduce physical pain.
Wellness / May 2020
Methods of Consumption
Learn the different key words and phrases to identify your preferred method of consumption.
Brands / May 2020
Botanical and Terpene Rich Tinctures
Humboldt Apothecary offers a diverse and comprehensive line of tinctures to meet everyone’s needs. But how do you pick the right product? Read on to learn more about the differences between Humboldt Apothecary’s terpene rich line and the botanical line. 
Recipes / May 2020
Chai Chill Whip Recipe
Unwind with this chocolaty Chai Chill Whip recipe, featuring Garden Society's new cannabis-infused Chai CBD Milk Chocolates.
Recipes / April 2020
Potcorn Rosemary & Salted Caramel Popcorn Balls
A sweet and savory treat that's easy to make and perfect for sharing.
Recipes / April 2020
A ‘No Bake’ Canna-Centric Cheesecake Recipe
Give yourself, and your oven, a break. Skip the pre-made pies and ‘no bake’ yourself a Garden Society dulce de leche cannabis-infused cheesecake. It’s quick and easy with six simple ingredients, and uses a relaxing indica chocolate to keep stress levels low.
News / March 2020
How We're Protecting Our Community
Things are very different right now than life-as-usual, and we want to assure you that we are here for you. We are operating with increased safety protocols.
Recipes / March 2020
Immunity Balance Tea Recipe With Juna
Want to give your immune system a boost while also calming your nervous system? Try this CBD immunity boosting balance tea that is sweet, spicy, and soothing.
Brands / March 2020
Kiskanu: Connecting Cannabis and Wellness
In shining a positive light on both sustainable cannabis and plant-based, body-care, Kiskanu is helping support more and more people on their holistic healing journeys with therapeutic cannabis products and flower.
Stories / March 2020
Meet Our Women-Owned Brands
In honor of International Women’s Day, we wanted to take a moment to highlight our amazing family of women-owned brands. Read their stories, and get inspired!
Stories / January 2020
The History of Cannabis
Learn how cannabis use has changed since 10,000 years ago, and the long journey to legalization.
Brands / January 2020
How Clean Is Your "Clean" Skincare?
Turns out that of all the emerging flavors of skincare, the cleanest of them all might surprise you even more: It’s cannabis skincare. Read on to learn why.
Wellness / January 2020
Top 5 Ways to Use Cannabis for Post-Skiing Soreness
With snow in the forecast, ski season is officially underway in Tahoe! Sava co-founder Amanda shares her top five ways to ease tired muscles after hitting the slopes.
Wellness / December 2019
Sava’s Holiday Survival Guide
Whether you’re reuniting with cool cousins, playing Santa, or feasting with friends, your high-action holiday season will be a lot more fun and a lot less exhausting with the right cannabis accompaniments.
Brands / December 2019
How Are Papa & Barkley Products made?
Curious about Papa & Barkley products? Papa & Barkley created a video series showing you how balms, tinctures, topicals, and capsules are made from farm to final product.
Wellness / December 2019
Entertaining with Cannabis
Gone are the days when having cannabis at your holiday party meant homemade pot brownies strong enough to kill the vibe. Thanks to artisan cannabis crafters, you can now have sparkling infused beverages, cannabis tea mocktails, pre-roll bars, and an array of presentations that are perfect for enthusiasts and newcomers alike.
Brands / December 2019
Use of Ayurvedic Medicine in Sweet Releaf Dry Oils
Sweet Releaf Dry Oils leverage the powerful properties of full-spectrum cannabis while integrating principles of Ayurvedic medicine, representing the highly effective union of eastern and western medicine to address pain and inflammation.
Brands / November 2019
But what if we spiked seltzer with weed?
Cann is an award-winning cannabis-infused social tonic that prioritizes both effects and delicious taste. With five simple and all-natural ingredients, they make the perfect substitute for that glass of wine, but without the hangover the next morning.
News / September 2019
Sava Launches Campaign Encouraging You to “Rethink Cannabis”
Sava, a Bay Area-based delivery service that has set out to change the conversation around cannabis and wants you to know that the new world of cannabis products offers a range of experiences - probably including one you’ll love.
News / September 2019
Let's Talk About Vape Pens
We know many of you have seen news reports about vaping and have concerns. Safety is important to us at Sava and we are keeping a close eye on this as it unfolds.
Wellness / August 2019
Cannabis for Focus and Creativity
Using cannabis for creativity is a long known secret of artists, musicians, and others looking to tune out the noise and tune into their flow, but, with the right strain, cannabis can also be your friend for Konmarie-ing your apartment, entering details into a spreadsheet, and other tasks that require focus and attention. Here are our top picks for both creativity and productivity.
Brands / July 2019
Why THC Is as Important as CBD in Your Skincare
The lack of information on THC and dozens of other healthy cannabinoids (THCA, THCVA, CBN, CBDV, etc.) may lead you to think that CBD is the only skin-friendly cannabinoid. While CBD has many benefits, it is only part of the story, and you are really missing out on a valuable tool if you leave THC out of your skincare regimen.
Recipes / March 2019
Potcorn with Brown Butter and Sage
This Potcorn recipe is a simple, yet delicious way to start off your movie night or dinner party with friends. The best part is that you can try different flavor combinations. Shaved truffles, Parmesan, or a pinch of chili flake would not be unwelcome here, if you’re into that sort of thing.
Stories / February 2019
Juna Founder Interview
Before Jewel Zimmer founded Juna, a boutique cannabis company based in northern California, she was a fine dining pastry chef working in the kitchens of renowned restaurants such as La Folie in San Fransisco and CityZen in Washington, D.C.
Recipes / February 2019
Potcorn Party Mix Recipe
Adapted from Union Square Café’s Bar Mix, forever my favorite bar nuts, this spicy party mix is an elevated way to enjoy game day or movie night.
Recipes / January 2019
Pumpkin Pudding and Pumpkin Spice Potcorn
If you’re craving dessert, this baked pumpkin and sour cream pudding hits all the right notes. Top it with our pumpkin spice Potcorn brittle for a festive treat that’s both sweet and savory.
Brands / December 2018
Micromist Tincture Sublingual Sprays
Looking for a new way to enjoy the benefits of cannabis? Cannabis micromist sprays may be the ideal route for you. Perhaps you are concerned about the effects of smoking on your long-term lung health, or maybe you want a more consistent alternative to poorly characterized edible products you’ve tried in the past.
Brands / December 2018
Cannabis Topicals for Muscle Soreness
Muscle soreness affects us all. No one is immune. Whether you’ve had an exhilarating run, been out weeding in the garden, or are simply done in by a long day at work, sore muscles are certainly among the worst rewards.
Recipes / December 2018
Pumpkin Spice Popcorn Brittle
This recipe combines two of our favorite snacks: popcorn and peanut brittle. Upgrade this classic treat with cannabis infused popcorn and a dash of pumpkin spice flavor for a special snack that’s perfect for the fall or winter season.
Recipes / December 2018
CBD Chocolate Truffles Recipe
Share your love for The Farmaceuticals Company CBD therapy Drops with your friends and family! With this quick & delicious recipe featuring our full-spectrum high CBD olive oil drops, we think you’ll want to make a double (or triple) batch.
Science / December 2018
Cannabis and Cancer
 A basic principle when thinking about cancer treatment and prevention is that all cancers are different in how they respond to holistic, plant-based and pharmaceutical treatments. Some of this is a function of different mechanisms within cancer cells and some of it is due to the lack of well-controlled (and federally funded) human studies – leaving a number of unknowns on how we can prevent and treat certain cancers.
Science / November 2018
Learning about CBDA
There are approximately 113 different cannabinoids that have been isolated from cannabis, and those that have been studied exhibit a variety of effects. In the marketplace, we have access to about six: THC, CBD, THCa, CBDa, CBN, and CBG.
Wellness / November 2018
Cannabis and Women's Health
Many women suffer from a unique set of health challenges from menstrual pain and hormonal imbalance to migraines, fertility and cancers. Increasingly, we are seeing a shift toward holistic health solutions that treat and prevent some of these conditions.
Wellness / November 2018
Managing Anxiety with CBD
Worry, panic, fear, heart palpitations, shortness of breath and insomnia. You or someone you know likely experiences one or more of these symptoms regularly as these are common ways the body reacts to anxiety.
Recipes / October 2018
Cannabis Apple Crumble Recipe
The ladies at Treat Yourself are experts at creating healthy and wholesome edibles that taste great and are great for you. This apple crumble is no exception - this healthy treat will power you through the day.
Wellness / October 2018
Cannabis and Arthritis
Arthritis is a common disease. There are over 100 different types of arthritis. The 2 most common ones I encounter are Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis. Many arthritis sufferers are looking to relieve pain and inflammation. Perhaps their traditional therapies are no longer working.
Wellness / October 2018
Understanding Cannabis Delivery Methods
There are a number of different delivery methods that Radicle Health patients use to consume cannabis and the benefits that they derive from cannabis are influenced by each method and by the site of absorption.
Science / September 2018
Cannabis and Botanical Extracts
The cannabis plant has documented medicinal uses dating back thousands of years across many cultures. A key component to its efficacy as a healing agent is that cannabis is a medicinal plant which just happens to play a very unique role in our bodies.
Science / July 2018
Hemp vs. Marijuana
As the cannabis industry explodes, so does our understanding of the plant’s medicinal wonders. While this is liberating and exciting, it’s also filled with ambiguity, confusion, and misconceptions.
Wellness / April 2018
Cannabis Tinctures in Your Juice Cleanse
Spring time is a great time to cleanse what you’ve built up over the winter. But doing a cleanse can feel challenging. That’s why we’ve collaborated with Can Can Cleanse to pair cannabis tinctures with their juices.
Wellness / April 2018
Cannabis in Skincare
Why Is Cannabis the Next Big Thing in Skin Care? One Word: Antioxidants It’s common knowledge today that cannabis topicals are great pain relievers — a good cannabis balm can alleviate muscle and joint pain caused by injuries and soothe the aches of daily living.
Science / April 2018
Cannabis and Wine
The more we learn about the science behind cannabis the more sophisticated it becomes. If you have recently become interested in cannabis, it can be overwhelming trying to learn all the strains and different cannabinoids. We recommend relating cannabis to something you might be familiar with – wine.
Brands / April 2018
Customizing Level Tablinguals
Cannabis is a journey of discovery between a person and the bountiful health potential of the plant. This journey should be enjoyable, safe, educational, and empowering. In order to facilitate this journey, Level has created a toolkit that allows an individual to customize their experience.
Recipes / November 2017
Cannabis Infused Tea Cocktails
Want to add a little twist to parties and family gatherings? Kikoko's mixologist has concocted cocktail replacement made from our cannabis-infused teas.
October 2017
Cannabis and Coffee
Somatik starts each batch of cannabis infused coffee with freshly roasted beans from Ritual Coffee Roasters. They invited SAVA down to the roasting facility to taste fresh beans and learn about what makes cannabis and coffee a perfect match!
Brands / September 2017
Eel River Dry Farming
Tucked away in the hills of Humboldt County, Eel River’s Farm is graced with the presence of the mighty Eel River along the iconic Avenue of the Giants. We sat down with their team to find out more about this unique farm and their sustainable dry farming practices.
Wellness / September 2017
CBD vs. THC Topicals
Each month we ask Nurse Practitioner Eloise Theisen a few of your burning questions. Have questions you’d like answered? Email them to Q: How do I know when to use a THC topical or a CBD topical? Which works better for what issues?
Science / July 2017
Questions about Endocannabinoid System
Each month we ask Nurse Practitioner Eloise Theisen a few of your burning questions. Have questions you’d like answered? Email them to
Science / June 2017
What is THCV
As we continue to study the healing properties of the plant, we continue to learn about new cannabinoids and what they do. THCV, or tetrahydrocannabivarin, is the latest focus of the medical world due to its health benefits.
Stories / April 2017
Cannabis and Yoga
The first few times I consumed cannabis were so unremarkable that I can’t recall them, but my third experience was a doozy. I was fifteen, in high school, adventurous, and ready for my long-promised adulthood.
Wellness / February 2017
Cannabis Cold Remedies
With cold season in full effect, we’re all looking for ways to ease the symptoms of cold and flu – general discomfort, trouble sleeping, sore and achy muscles. When used the right way, cannabis offers great relief from symptoms and helps minimize the need for over-the-counter pain relievers and sleep aids. Here are our top suggestions.
Stories / November 2016
The Farmaceuticals Co. and Whole Plant Extraction
We know we aren’t the only ones who want our moms to be happy and healthy. Our moms have struggled with chronic pain, depression, inflammation, and anxiety for as long as we can remember. We have seen first hand the horrible side effects that the pharmaceutical drugs have had on them – both on their bodies and on their spirits.
Science / May 2016
Reducing Inflammation with Green Bee Botanicals
The more we find out about the chemistry and botany of the plant genus Cannabis, the more it is revealed that its medicinal properties are just as therapeutic and lifesaving as all the hype has been promising.
Wellness / April 2016
Treating Pain with Cannabis
My personal journey into the cannabis industry started with my own pain. Several years ago I was the program director for a San Francisco human and social services nonprofit, doing a job that I absolutely loved, when an injury caused systemic nerve damage and prevented me from being able to sit and use the computer for the long hours required, as well as other routine daily activities.
Wellness / February 2016
Cannabis for Better Sex
Cannabis increases relaxation, which enhances bodily sensitivity. Tantra teaches that we enjoy more of life when we’re feeling relaxed. Think about how extra-good sex feels after a work-out, or when on vacation.