We wanted to help our Ojai patrons better understand what’s going on in light of the recent passage of Measure G in Ojai. Voters approved Measure G in Ojai by 69.2% of the vote. The text presented on the ballot was “Shall the measure approving an immediate 3% tax on cannabis businesses, which will potentially add $465,000-$1,550,000 annually to fund general city services, and approving authority for the City of Ojai to increase the tax on cannabis businesses up to 10% of gross receipts in the future, until the voters decide otherwise, be adopted?” Read more
5 Reasons Our Community Loves Sespe Creek Collective
We are so grateful to our community for voting us Best Cannabis Dispensary for the third year in a row and Best CBD Retailer for the second year in a row as part of the Ojai Valley News Best of Ojai 2020! Read more
It’s Not Easy Being Green
Welcome to our sustainable practices blog series. This is the first of several installments highlighting our commitment to improving and enhancing our environmentally friendly operational practices. Our journey has been ongoing, but we’re proud of our most recent milestone…becoming a Ventura County certified green business. Read more
Not all Vapes are Created Equal
Nearly everything we do, see, or touch today is somehow tied to technology. And, if you vape, that includes how you consume cannabis.
As a consumption method, vaping has undergone some controversy, but Sespe Creek Collective stands by all of its products as reputable and safe. Yet, Read more
2020 Local Cannabis Ballot Measures: Where We Stand
If you live in Ojai, the city of Ventura or unincorporated Ventura County, you have a cannabis-related ballot measure to consider this voting season. We offer a breakdown of our position on each of these three initiatives, but no matter where you stand on these issues we hope you will act NOW to request a mail-in ballot, then make a voting plan to drop it off at a local ballot drop box and avoid potential delays using the USPS. Read more
Can CBD-Rich Cannabis Help Boost Your Immune System?
The short answer is, YES! CBD or Cannabidiol is a compound extract that comes from the cannabis plant. One of the benefits of incorporating CBD and cannabis products in general into your health and wellness routine is that they’re known for their anti-inflammatory properties. Read more
Cannabis Options for Pre-, Peri-, or Post-Menopausal Symptom Relief
Since the dawn of time, pre-, peri- and post-menopausal women have had to endure a spectrum of hormonal shifts ranging from the irritating to the debilitating. Often these changes bring bouts of pain, anxiety, sleeplessness, mood swings and more. To quell their symptoms, women traditionally have relied on nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), sleep aids and a good dose of tolerance. Read more
Sespe Pairing: Acapulco Gold + Baby Boomers
Greetings, Sespe Creek Community!
We’re back with another pairing suggestion for you — one that I can (almost) guarantee will lead to stimulating conversation and multi-generational bonding.
I personally heard the legend of Acapulco Gold a few years back — during a conversation at Ojai’s Rancho Inn. Read more
What’s the Deal with Cannabis Taxes?
Greetings Sespe Community!
We have a policy update for you. Bear with us, this is important — we’re talking about YOUR money and OUR viability as a small business. Read more
A rose by any other name, or why we don’t call it marijuana (or weed) anymore
When Sespe was founded in 2010, our motto was “Weed for the People”; it was quite fitting in the context of our humble beginnings, operating out of the CEO’s kitchen. It had a bit of a defiant feel to it, almost a battle cry, also appropriate to the atmosphere of the time. Read more