Business master

Stephanie Mathis uses her extensive business knowledge to run Steve’s Greens Cannabis + Wellness. Stephanie Mathis has now made a career out of doing what she used to get grounded for doing in high school. Mathis and her husband, Dustin, own Steve’s Greens Cannabis + Wellness, 6715 N. May Ave. It opened as a CBD store and […]

Cannabis activist

Norma Sapp has been working to decriminalize cannabis for 30 years. There is no one in the state of Oklahoma who has spent as much time trying to decriminalize, legalize and normalize cannabis as Norma Sapp. Born in Kansas City, Missouri, Sapp moved to Oklahoma in 1979. She was married in 1980 and moved to a […]

Budding equality

Oklahoma can set the standard for women’s opportunities in the cannabis industry.   Nearly a year after Oklahoma voters approved the most business-friendly medical cannabis initiative in the country, one of the reddest states in the nation continues to astonish. But what does this mean for Oklahoma’s female consumers and entrepreneurs? With patient count numbers […]

Cannabis family tree

Cannabaceae is a family of flowering plants that includes about 170 species in 11 genera, including hops, hackberries and cannabis. The cannabis genus includes three species: Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica and Cannabis ruderalis. All three species contain more than 100 cannabinoids, including tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). Cannabis sativa plants are tall and loosely branched, […]

Paradigm shift

Cannabis is replacing medications for a variety of ailments and illnesses. Medical cannabis has been available to patients for just over six months in Oklahoma, and though the data is still far from comprehensive, anecdotal evidence of its effectiveness is coming in droves. Extract spoke with two women who have used the plant to wean […]

Greener greens

Guyutes chef Matt Pryor and owner Jarrod Friedel use cannabis-infused honey to make salad dressing. Spring has sprung, and the warmer temperatures pair nicely with cool greens. This season, that salad can be extra relaxing with the right dressing. Extract teamed up with the chefs at Guyutes, 730 NW 23rd St., to offer some infused dishes off […]

Green machine

Retired boxer Sean O’Grady opened his dispensary, Ringside Medical, on Feb. 9. Sean O’Grady hung up his boxing gloves 35 years ago but has lived with the pain of his glory days for decades. The former lightweight champion of the world began his professional fighting career when he was 15 years old. He ended it […]