2017 was a tough year for Tara Jane Forrest. She’d suffered a terrible accident that literally broke her back, resulting in a complete separation of the L4, L5 and S1 vertebrae in her lower back that also caused her to lose all feeling in her left leg. The only option on the table was major surgery, and with it the promise of painkillers.
“I had never undergone never had any major surgery of this nature before and was very scared of what I knew about pain management and the potential addiction to opioids,” begins Forrest. “Since I was already familiar with the medicinal use of cannabis I decided to use hemp derived CBD for pain management. It was the only legal option available to me in Georgia: 100% Hemp Derived CBD with 0% THC.”
Lo and behold, Forrest recovered from the procedure without having to rely on opioids, a fact which many could argue is a miracle in and of itself. She’d taken something else from the surgery, too, which was a swift kick of inspiration that would eventually form her company Sensi Luxury Vapes.
Courtesy of Sensi Vapes and Tara Jane Forrest“During recovery, I purchased approximately five vaporizers from different companies due to the fact that each one either stopped working or was not working consistently,” continues Forrest. “I was in tremendous pain on the days that my vaporizer was not working, and it was at that time that the idea of Sensi Luxury Vapes was formed. I started to think of features that I would want a vape pen to have and how I could improve my own vape experience.”
This little nugget of inspiration inspired Forrest to dig in deep to the vape market. Her search—conducted over sixteen months with six months of intense product testing— …
Author: Janelle Lassalle / High Times