What’s in Store for Weed in 2016?
‘Clean Green’-labeled marijuana is pesticide-free, environmentally friendlier
So 2015 was a helluva year for weed in Washington State: Cannabusiness became serious business, medical marijuana began its official demise, some weird and wonderful new products arrived on the market, and a whole lot of other madness happened. And while we’ve worked out a few kinks since we legalized pot, there’s still a lot […]
Could Growing Recreational Marijuana Outdoors Help Save Energy?
ADDY, Wash. – Chris Van Hook bent over a shrub-sized marijuana plant at Mountain High Farm with a magnifying glass last month, looking for imperfections in the fan-shaped leaves. A few of the fronds were “chewed on,” which is what Van Hook expects in a pesticide-free crop. Pot grown at the state-licensed operation can’t be […]
Marijuana Venture Article: “Growing greener: The pros and cons”
Growing marijuana indoors requires a lot of energy — lights to speed up plant growth, dehumidifiers, heating and cooling equipment. Could sustainable outdoor farms be a more environmentally responsible alternative? A group of Washington marijuana growers say yes. Several workers sit around a white table in a small room on a marijuana farm in Goldendale, […]
Can a lifelong weed-hater find a strain he likes?
While a growing number of consumers and growers appreciate the concept of produced cannabis, right now the legal industry occupies a gray area when it comes to verification. Because cannabis remains illegal federally, the United States Department of Agriculture has said it won’t certify operations. But two private companies — Clean Green Certified, and more […]
“CANNABIS 101” – Article from Cannabis Chronicles
I’ve never liked weed. This confuses certain people; it’s like I just told them I hate ice cream. But at the age of 21, it was a profound relief when I figured out I could just pass the joint at a party, rather than subject myself to an obtrusive, spinny high. Lately, though, some […]
Most of the I-502 growers I’ve talked to say that their marijuana is grown using practices. But how do you know for sure? That’s a more problematic issue than you might think. Only the U.S. Department of Agriculture can certify produce as, and it’s part of the federal government, which doesn’t recognize marijuana as a […]