Kat Helgeson

Kat Helgeson comes from a ten year career in social media marketing and content creation. She takes pride in her ability to communicate the culture and values of an organization via the written word. Kat is also the author of numerous books for young adults. Her titles have received the Junior Library Guild Award, the Bank Street College of Education Best Books of the Year Distinction, and been featured on the Illinois Reads selection list. Her work has been translated into Dutch and German.

Kat Helgeson
Since September 16, 2019

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Maine’s Most Fruitful and Profitable Crop is Medical Cannabis
4 days ago

Maine’s Most Fruitful and Profitable Crop is Medical Cannabis

When it comes to cannabis, Maine is one of the more progressive states in the country. In 1976, Maine became only the third state to decriminalize possession of small amounts of cannabis. This was an important step, as it always is because it disrupted the terrible impact of the War on Drugs. Decriminalization meant that…

Research Suggests That CBD Can be Used in Fruit Preservation
1 week ago

Research Suggests That CBD Can be Used in Fruit Preservation

The CBD cannabinoid is a natural non-intoxicating compound found in the cannabis plant, and as studies have revealed, an increasing number of uses for CBD and the oil made from it have become ever more popular. Of course, THC remains the prime choice for anyone looking to consume recreationally—though other cannabinoids have been revealed to…

Students in Pennsylvania’s K-12 Schools Are Learning About Hemp
2 weeks ago

Students in Pennsylvania’s K-12 Schools Are Learning About Hemp

One of the most strenuously argued points of the War on Drugs was that allowing any drugs to gain a toehold in society would create a slippery slope that would end in America’s children rotting their brains on narcotics. We know now that a lot of those fear tactics don’t hold up under scrutiny—cannabis doesn’t…