Some guy on an internet forum showed me a super-secret trick that he learned from his neighbor’s cousin who is a master grower… All you have to do is crumble 7 goldfish crackers per gallon of water into your nutrients every other feeding. The crackers use a wheat compound that’s impossible to obtain for non-commercial […]

Q: What makes hemp superior to other natural fibers? A: One of the clearest points to be made about hemp fabric is its ability to provide the performance of synthetics without sacrificing the gentle feel of cotton, not to mention the smiles from environmentalists tired of pesticides, polluted water and a deepening petroleum dependency. Another […]

There will be branded bongs and stores, too, as Willie gets out ahead of big industry in states where pot is legal. Willie Nelson takes a hit of the cigarette-sized vaporizer in his gnarled hand, exhaling a small cloud, before placing it on the foldout table in front of us. We’re seated in the cool […]

The month of March seemed to just fly by on account of great bud and a torrent of encouraging cannabis news. We witnessed a pediatrician make a gun-to-the-head choice between alcohol or marijuana, and the DEA make a fool itself over the danger of stoned bunny rabbits. Utah made surprising progress on a medical marijuana […]

I write on March 16, 2015, 20 days since Alaska’s prohibition ended. As a Christian I am pondering biblical references to cannabis and persecution. After a persecution ends, a nation asks: What happened? Was I complicit? Did I cause harm? Was I harmed? We persecuted know: innocent people were harmed. We who survived became a […]

When you choose from a cannabis seeds bank, your options can be overwhelming. With so many cannabis strains, how do you know which ones will yield the high-quality crop you want? If you’re partial to stronger or milder smokes, indica or sativa, or more or less THC, then you can narrow down your options and […]

While research on the long-term health effects of marijuana use and Tetrahydrocannabinol or THC have only just begun, the cannabis plant itself has been thoroughly studied. The anatomy of the plant is well-known; the iconic five-leaf plant is easily recognizable in popular culture. The science of growing and processing the cannabis plant is also well […]

The CannaGrow Expo will feature up to a 45 company expo hall, as well as 10 grow-focused educational sessions lead by industry experts over two exciting days. Who Should Attend? Existing growers, dispensary owners & grow managers, and those just interested in learning about growing cannabis are encouraged to attend. If you’re involved or getting […]

The state of the marijuana industry is hazy, but a new report shows just how incredible job growth has been in 2014 now that 148 million Americans live in pro-medical marijuana states. According to WeedHire, a company which connects employers with employees in the marijuana space, around 10,000 marijuana-related jobs have sprung up in Colorado […]

Fun-sucker of the century, Bethenny Frankel, has just announced she’s expanding her multi-million dollar Skinnygirl empire into the marijuana business, reminding us of her propensity to never miss a chance to make a dime. That’s right: The once Real Housewife of New York is launching her own line of herb in Alaska, Colorado, Washington, and […]

Opening the door for what could be a lucrative and controversial new industry on some Native American reservations, the Justice Department on Thursday will tell U.S. attorneys to not prevent tribes from growing or selling marijuana on the sovereign lands, even in states that ban the practice. The new guidance, released in a memorandum, will […]

The world’s most famous reggae singer is on the verge of becoming the Marlboro Man of Marijuana: The Bob Marley estate has licensed the Legend singer’s name and likeness to create a special blend of herb dubbed Marley Natural. Marley’s widow Rita Marley and children Cedella and Rohan have teamed up with Privateer Holdings, a […]

The La Stampa newspaper reported that the Italian Ministries of Health and Defense have reached an agreement to put the Italian military in charge of cannabis cultivation operations to meet the country’s need to produce medicine for the treatment of pain and other medical conditions. A military pharmaceutical plant in Florence that currently produces drugs for […]

The U.S. federal government is willing to let researchers have access to cannabis under a few conditions and has increased the quantity of marijuana it’s growing this year, from 46.3 pounds to 1,433 pounds. The marijuana is grown at the University of Mississippi, which has the federal contract to do so for research purposes, said DEA spokesman Rusty […]

The CannaGrow Expo will feature a 50 company expo hall presenting the latest and greatest in cannabis growing tools and technology, plus 10 educational sessions lead by growing experts from around the world. Who Should Attend? If you’re an existing grower, dispensary owner/manager, or just interested in learning about growing cannabis then we encourage you to […]

Nicholas Erker of Colorado Farm Products in Fort Morgan wants to start a new business in the former correctional facility at 901 and 718 Industrial Park Road in Brush. The business would be for the cultivation and retail sale of recreational marijuana within the guidelines of the State of Colorado. In his letter to the Brush […]

Floridians have yet to vote on Amendment 2, which would legalize medical marijuana and allow doctors to recommend it as a treatment option. But former biotech executives Michael Smullen and David Wright have already established AltMed LLC., a new company to grow and process medical marijuana. The company, which already has 16 employees, a Lakewood Ranch address […]

Under the new medical marijuana law, five Florida nurseries will be allowed to grow cannabis. But one very big question remains: How will they get the ganja in the first place? In the federal government’s eyes, marijuana remains a Schedule I controlled substance, meaning it’s illegal to transport across state lines. Nursery owners say they […]

CannaGrow Expo: March 13 – 14, 2015 Exdo Event Center 1399 35th St, Denver, CO 80205 The CannaGrow Expo will feature a 50 company expo hall featuring the latest and greatest in cannabis growing tools & technology, plus 10 educational sessions lead by growing experts from around the world. Who Should Attend? If you’re an […]

It hasn’t been easy to get on the list, which requires, among other things, that a nursery has operated continuously for at least 30 years; but, so far, 39 nurseries have been approved to grow low-THC marijuana under the Charlotte’s Web bill recently passed by the Florida Legislature. One of the most interesting companies in the […]

US News reports on the new marijuana reforms in Oklahoma and how they could reap a huge economic return for the state. Two initiatives are set to take to the ballot in November of this year. One would allow medical marijuana to be a taxable source of income for the state as well as a […]

Kentucky’s industrial hemp commission approved regulations setting guidelines for research projects that are meant to reintroduce the crop but are being stalled by a legal fight over distribution of seeds. Holly Harris VonLuehrte, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer’s chief of staff, said the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration had approved an import permit for hemp seeds. State officials have been assured […]

Proponents of industrial hemp say it’s one of the most misunderstood plants in the world. It’s related to its far more controversial cousin, marijuana, but lacks the THC that gives marijuana its psychedelic properties. Hemp is grown for its fibers, seeds and oils all over the world, but has been a controlled substance in the […]

In the best-case scenario for pro-pot campaigners, there could be two initiatives on Oklahoma’s November ballot: One that would allow medical marijuana and another that would comprehensively dismantle current cannabis policies. Local marijuana reform advocates hope their state will live up to its nickname – the Sooner State – by becoming the first U.S. jurisdiction […]

Cannabis production is about to go industrial, but you’ll have to head to Canada to take advantage of it. CEN Biotech, a nutrition company best known for an amino acid supplement, is working on opening the “largest and most advanced” legal marijuana production facility in the world. The Ontario site will be able to grow […]

GreenGro Technologies, service provider to large grow operations and collectives in the medical and recreational marijuana sectors, introduces custom modular indoor grow rooms. GreenGro’s new custom modular indoor grow rooms are designed to turn any room into a professional grow room. Product characteristics include: Easy Assembly Smell Proof Solid 4″ Construction Brilliant White Interior Walls Easy […]