Marijuana Container Planting: A Primer

Marijuana Container Planting: A Primer

By Lucy Clark Marijuana Container Planting: A Primer Container planting is one of the most common methods of growing cannabis. Aside from convenience, container planting allows for better and much more thorough More »

In Defense of Philando Castile & Smoking Cannabis

In Defense of Philando Castile & Smoking Cannabis

By Marcus Harcus In Defense of Philando Castile & Smoking Cannabis For the rest of my life, I will remember the name of Philando Castile, a 32 year old African American man More »

Which One is Better For Growing Cannabis Hydroponics or Soil?

Which One is Better For Growing Cannabis Hydroponics or Soil?

By TWB Which One is Better For Growing Cannabis: Hydroponics or Soil? In the realm of cannabis cultivation, there is this one question that lingers on for all eternity: how should you More »

3 Deadly Pharmaceuticals that Could be Replaced by Marijuana

3 Deadly Pharmaceuticals that Could be Replaced by Marijuana

By Alex Milzer 3 Deadly Pharmaceuticals that Could Be Replaced by Marijuana 1. Opioid-Based Painkillers So why is Big Pharma investing millions of dollars every year in researching and creating its own More »

5 Steps to Perfecting Grow Room Climate Control

5 Steps to Perfecting Grow Room Climate Control

By TWB Five steps to perfecting grow room climate control Many growers who are just starting to make the transition from hobbyist to a bigger setup don’t realize how quickly an entire More »

Shutting Down Marijuana Dispensaries Increases Crime Rate

Shutting Down Marijuana Dispensaries Increases Crime Rate

By TWB Shutting Down of Marijuana Dispensaries Increases Crime Rate A History of Marijuana There has long been a link between marijuana and crime rates. Because there was always such a high More »

Almost 30 Miles in One Week Touring Portland’s Pot Shops

Almost 30 Miles in One Week Touring Portland’s Pot Shops

By RedHat Ralph This week I walked almost 30 miles in one week touring Portland’s pot shops and attending the cannabis events in week 14. My trek includes Willamette Week’s Best of More »

Reconnect with Cannabis in Amsterdam- the Cannabis Capital

Reconnect with Cannabis in Amsterdam- the Cannabis Capital

By Chris Fisher Cannabis Capital Do you want to be a better budtender? Then go to Amsterdam. Working in the industry in America with knowledge of the old world is priceless and More »

 

Pruning Marijuana Plants

By Robert Bergman Pruning marijuana plants can be an excellent way to boost yields, especially when you’re doing everything else right. Pruning can be simple or complex, depending on which type you choose to do. Regardless, it’s crucial that you

High Labor Standards and Organic Integrity: Cannabis Certification Council

By Leah Maurer Ethical Cannabis Alliance and Organic Cannabis Association Announce Merger: Welcome the Cannabis Certification Council…Newly Re-Named Cannabis Certification Council Receives Legacy Funding Mandate to Ensure High Labor Standards and Organic integrity for Cannabis Produced and Sold in the

Chile Legalized Medical Marijuana but Home Cultivators Still Risk Being Criminalized

By Leah Maurer In 2015, Chile legalized medical marijuana and now residents of the country are increasingly growing cannabis for medical purposes as the nation begins to loosen prohibition during the implementation process. Advocates of the cannabis plant are working

Minority Female up for LA Cannabis Business Permit

By TWB A Minority Female CEO is among the final pool of applicants being considered for one of the coveted marijuana licenses in Los Angeles. If selected, Priscilla Vilchis would receive some of the first-ever cannabis business licenses in Los

New Documentary to Demystify Industrial Hemp

By Chloe Sommers The Hemp Road Trip is creating a feature length documentary focusing on industrial cannabis. While the plant is federally legal, the DEA, State and local law enforcement remain confused and arbitrarily interfere in domestic commerce, while citizens

What are the Health Benefits of CBD?

By TWB What are the health benefits of CBD? Other than Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), Cannabidiol (CBD) is another component found in cannabis. It is non-psychoactive, meaning that it does not make users get high. Its anti-inflammatory property has made it emerge

It’s All About Those Terpenes

By TWB Terpenes may be a newer term to those in the cannabis scene. We used to judge our cannabis by strain; indica, a heavy high, “in da the couch”, versus sativa, a livelier, headier, high. We now know it’s

Distribution Hold Up Leaves Nevada Pot Shops Dry

By TWB In Nevada, recreational marijuana proved to be a bit hit as product flew off the dispensary shelves the first weekend in operation. More than 40,000 recreational transactions took place on the fourth of July weekend which left the

Ralph’s Summer Dispensary Track Goes On

By RedHat Ralph Cannabis Season – Week 11 This week includes: the Portland Pride Parade on Sunday; the June edition of Weed Industry Nights from the OCC; the Multnomah Falls Adventure from High5Tours; the Taste of Parkrose Festival as well

5 Marijuana Strains for Depression and Nervousness

By TWB Much research has been conducted which suggests that a variety of marijuana strains could be extremely useful in the fight against depression and anxiety. As time goes on, more and more people are seeking herbal and natural alternatives

Willy Wonka and the Weed Factory Musical Satire to Premiere Live in California

By TWB It’s the year 2025 and cannabis has just been legalized for use and production across the United States. One small town is about to become home to the nation’s very first “weed factory,” and it’s causing a stir

How Does Marijuana Help Alleviate Pain?

By TWB It is important to make a statement before this article, and that is: Marijuana is a lot more than what many think. It has a great number of medicinal properties, Marijuana is an instant remedy for various neurological

The 710 Stoner Holiday and the Rise of Cannabis Concentrates

By Leah Maurer On the famed 710 stoner holiday (which you can learn more about here) it seemed appropriate to do a little 101 on the most popular kinds of cannabis oil. Cannabis oil is, in short, a concentrated form

Ripped: Lance Herbstrong & Big Daddy Kane Premiere Music Video for the New Hollywood Stoner Film

By Leah Maurer Famous mashup collaborators and festival-rockin’ party band Lance Herbstrong released a new song and music video along with Grammy award winning hip-hop lyricist Big Daddy Kane. “Ripped” was written and produced for the new stoner film by

What Government and Big Pharma Don’t Want You to Know About Cannabis

By TWB Since the turn of the 20th century, the government has had it out for cannabis. What was once seen as a harmless natural substance property owners could grow is now the target of numerous anti-drug campaigns to stomp

Almost 30 Miles in 1 Week: Ralph’s Portland Dispensary Touring Continues

By RedHat Ralph Cannabis Season – Week 10 This week includes a High 5 Tour of Coffee and Cannabis, as well as the continuation of my Dispensary Tour, continuing (completing?) my wander west of the Willamette River. Here is how

California Cannabiz – What’s the Deal with Vertical Integration?

By Moe Afaneh The state of California recently consolidated the rules and regulations for both medical cannabis and recreational cannabis, officially merging the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MCRSA) and the Adult Use Marijuana Act (AUMA) to form the

The Secret of Silicone: Introducing the Unbreakable Water Pipe

By TWB There really is no end to the creativity of those who wish to find new and more effective ways to smoke. From apples to corn cob pipes to honey bears, to ceramic to glass and now… silicone pipe.