Category: Growing

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Growing marijuana.

November 18, 2014
11/18/2014
Book Review: Marijuana Grow Bible, by Robert Bergman

Book Review: Marijuana Grow Bible, by Robert Bergman

Some of the information in this freely downloadable ebook is useful. Other tidbits are demonstrably false. And some of the book’s advice, if followed uncritically, could lead...
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November 5, 2014
11/05/2014
November Elections: The State of Legalization in the U.S. 2014

November Elections: The State of Legalization in the U.S. 2014

This November’s general elections were of great importance to weedists in the States, as 3 different states and the capital: Oregon, Alaska, Florida and Washington D.C. voted...
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October 27, 2014
10/27/2014
Push for Responsibly Farmed Cannabis

Push for Responsibly Farmed Cannabis

Cannabis, at its core, is an agricultural enterprise. As the model of the massive pot farm becomes more common with the onset of legalization and a growing...
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October 21, 2014
10/21/2014
Humboldt Firefighters Heroically Save Helpless Weed From Burning Building

Humboldt Firefighters Heroically Save Helpless Weed From Burning Building

This time it’s not a child or a kitten being heroically rescued from a fire, but a weed harvest. Firefighters in Humboldt were able to save a...
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October 21, 2014
10/21/2014
Growing for Maximum Flavor

Growing for Maximum Flavor

So you’ve finally decided to grow your own marijuana, but 10 steps into your local grow store, you’re already overwhelmed by what seem like hundreds of choices....
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October 20, 2014
10/20/2014
Retiree Growing Okra Suspected of Running Drug Ring

Retiree Growing Okra Suspected of Running Drug Ring

A Georgia man woke up one morning to the sound of a helicopter hovering over his house. Moments later, his door was approached by deputies and a...
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October 14, 2014
10/14/2014
Legalize Weed for a Healthier Environment

Legalize Weed for a Healthier Environment

I do have one area of concern when dealing with mass production and distribution of cannabis: its effect on the environment.
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October 14, 2014
10/14/2014
Big DEA Raid, Medical Cannabis Cultivators Fight Back in Court

Big DEA Raid, Medical Cannabis Cultivators Fight Back in Court

Two years ago, in October of 2012, DEA agents and local officers in Ramona, California kicked in the door of the Little’s home and arrested both Mr....
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September 25, 2014
09/25/2014
Charlo Greene Says “F*ck It” and Quits TV to Run Cannabis Business

Charlo Greene Says “F*ck It” and Quits TV to Run Cannabis Business

Greene finished her statement with a mic dropping sign off that can only be described as badass, “And as for this job, well, not that I have...
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September 8, 2014
09/08/2014
UK Arthritis Patient Punished for Using Cannabis

UK Arthritis Patient Punished for Using Cannabis

55 year old Andrew Foster of Torquay openly admitted to production and possession of cannabis but claimed he was doing so purely for medicinal purposes. Foster suffers...
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August 6, 2014
08/06/2014
Why Can’t Americans Grow Their Own Weed Without Fear?

Why Can’t Americans Grow Their Own Weed Without Fear?

As an old farm boy, it has always seemed strange to me that most states, and the federal government, treat someone who grows a few marijuana plants...
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August 5, 2014
08/05/2014
Uruguay Looking for Cannabis Growers for Legal Marijuana Program

Uruguay Looking for Cannabis Growers for Legal Marijuana Program

The newly formed department charged with creating and regulating the national cannabis market in Uruguay, the Institute for the Regulation and Control of Cannabis (IRCCA), is accepting...
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July 15, 2014
07/15/2014
Benton Mackenzie: Terminal Cancer Patient Treated Like Cartel Boss

Benton Mackenzie: Terminal Cancer Patient Treated Like Cartel Boss

The American judicial system has displayed another staggering lack of humanity and compassion. Iowa resident and terminal cancer patient Benton Mackenzie faces up to three years in...
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July 2, 2014
07/02/2014
Weedist Destinations: Visit a Legal Cannabis Farm

Weedist Destinations: Visit a Legal Cannabis Farm

Farmer Tom Lauerman is taking his farm to another level. From now until mid-September, he will offer tours of his organic cannabis farm.
By: Anna Diaz
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June 26, 2014
06/26/2014
Cultivate: 4 Tips to Beat the Heat

Cultivate: 4 Tips to Beat the Heat

So far, 2014 has been a record year for California heat. While this may not be a bad thing for cannabis cultivators per se – some strains...
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June 16, 2014
06/16/2014
Can Cannabis Combat Pollution?

Can Cannabis Combat Pollution?

With the boom of growing commercial cannabis in Colorado and Washington (and the illegal grows that have been happening across the country forever) cannabis has caught a...
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June 11, 2014
06/11/2014
International Cannabis Update: Lebanon Battles for Legalization

International Cannabis Update: Lebanon Battles for Legalization

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime ranked Lebanon in 2011 as one of the world’s top five sources of cannabis resin. Recently, cannabis (hashish) legalization...
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June 10, 2014
06/10/2014
Aesliip’s Grow: Nutrients Disaster!

Aesliip’s Grow: Nutrients Disaster!

Disaster strikes my grow op! Here near the end, a month into flowering, I have run into a myriad of problems. The smooth sailing up until this...
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June 3, 2014
06/03/2014
Aesliip’s Grow: Flowering Update

Aesliip’s Grow: Flowering Update

Four weeks into the flowering stage and my two Blue Dream pals are developing little buds! Things have been smooth these past three weeks, the only incident...
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June 2, 2014
06/02/2014
The Sustainable Dispensary

The Sustainable Dispensary

Cannabis culture often goes hand in hand with being health conscious and environmentally friendly. Doing our part to keep the planet clean and green just seems to...
By: Rae Lland
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