# S E L F C A R E S H A R E   G I V E A W A Y S


As cannabis-enthusiasts living in prohibition Missouri, we know how difficult it can be to get your hands on cannabis-based medicine. 

What a lot of people don't know is that you can reap (some of) the medicinal benefits of cannabis in every single state - you just have to know where to look. 

That's why we've teamed up with our favorite CBD-based cannabis brands to bring you nationally legal products that you can incorporate into your daily self-care regimen to boost your endocannabinoid system. 

These are products we use and believe in.

This giveaway has given us the opportunity to share some of these holistic health products with you, and we could not be more thankful for our partners Apothecanna, Evoxe Laboratories, Highland Pantry and EVR CBD for donating these incredible items. We hope you love them as much as we do. 

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O V E R V I E W

  • This giveaway will take place on this website and Kristen's personal Instagram, Facebook and Twitter accounts
  • All giveaways will run from September 12-21
  • You may enter any of the giveaways at any time during this 11-day period
  • When we say "Social Media" we are referring to Instagram, Facebook and Twitter
  • Every post counts as one entry. Participation on multiple social media accounts will give you more entries. Multiple posts regarding the same giveaway are encouraged, and will each count as one entry. 
  • You must be 21+ over to win
  • Winners will be announced on September 22
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Day 1: Cannabis + Your Body

Rules:

  1. Take the "How do you self-care?" Quiz found here.
  2. You must enter your email address in question 1 (so we can identify you!) and be sure to submit the quiz by hitting the "All done" button at the very end. Be sure you get the thumbs up before closing out! 

Items: 

Anyone in the United States may enter this giveaway

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Day 7: Sleep

Rules: 

  1. Share a picture on social media of some aspect of your bedtime routine with the hashtag #SelfCareShare and #day7
  2. Double entry if you download the self-massage instructions from the day's post, try it out, and post about it on social media with the hashtag #SelfCareShare

Items: 

Anyone in the United States may enter this giveaway

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Day 2: Nutrition

Rules:

  1. Make one of the almond butter recipes found on Highland Pantry's page. If you don't have almond butter - don't worry! You can substitute any other nut butter
  2. Take a picture of your creation and share it on social media with the hashtag #SelfCareShare and #day2. Tag @HighlandPantry in your photo.
  3. Follow Highland Pantry on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook

Items: 

Only California medical patients may enter this giveaway

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Day 9: Activism

Rules:

  1. Tag someone in the comments of our blog, Instagram, Facebook or Twitter "Dear Activist" post for the day who could benefit from learning about cannabis and self-care

Items: 

Anyone in the world may enter this giveaway

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Day 6: Creativity

Rules: 

  1. Post a picture on social media of something you made while high (or something you wish you had made while high if you're in a prohibition state!) with the hashtag #SelfCareShare and #day6

Items: 

  • Evoxe CBD Balance Vaporizer
  • Holstee's "Balance" themed letter-press print for September

Anyone in the United States may enter this giveaway

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Day 10: Self Compassion

Rules: 

  1. Complete any of the challenges listed on the #SelfCareShare page. Every post with the hashtag #SelfCareShare throughout the 10 days will count as one entry to this giveaway. 
  2. Follow each of our partners on at least one of their social media accounts 

Items:

Anyone in the United States may enter this giveaway


How is this legal? 

Industrial hemp, while still federally illegal to grow in the United States, can legally be imported from other countries. (Why anyone thinks this makes sense, I have no idea.) There are also states such as Colorado and California that allow industrial hemp production. Industrial hemp is not grown for the purpose of getting high – while it can have incredibly trace amounts of THC, it is not enough to get anyone "stoned." To be classified as industrial hemp, it must have less than 0.3% THC.

We see industrial hemp being grown to create products like rope, oil, cloth, paper, fuel, or even bricks, but it can also be grown for medicinal use. When growing for medicinal purposes, the strains chosen are rich in CBD, another cannabinoid found alongside THC in cannabis. 

Under Federal Law, CBD can be extracted from the mature stalks of industrial hemp plants and legally imported into the United States. 

CBD has anti-inflammatory, neuro-protective, and antioxidant properties. Studies have shown that CBD may have therapeutic benefits in the treatment of chronic pain, anxiety, nausea, rheumatoid arthritis, schizophrenia, diabetes, PTSD, alcoholism, strokes, epilepsy, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and more.  

THC is what is analyzed in drug tests; CBD is not. 

This means that if you are an employee, athlete or student concerned about drug testing, you can still reap some of the benefits of the cannabis plant without putting yourself in legal danger. 

Not all CBD products are created equal. 

Unfortunately, not all humans are pure of heart and we do have instances of people creating hemp oil on side of their already in-place industrial hemp farms. I’ve heard reports of people making CBD extractions from hemp that is being grown on polluted land overseas, and their extractions can be full of nasty chemicals that have no business being in our bodies. 

This just means that, like with anything, we need to do our research and make sure that the people making our medicine are making it responsibly. But if you or a loved one are suffering from an illness, it could be well worth your time. 

There are also many companies who are deriving their CBD from hemp inside the United States and selling it nationwide. While this CBD is just as medically beneficial (and possibly even more nutrient dense) as any other CBD, it is not technically a legal product outside of the state it was created in. 

Companies we know to be safe and federally legal include Evoxe Laboratories, Apothecanna, and EVR CBD. 


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