Growing Marijuana In Arizona

In this article we will discuss:Medical marijuanaGrowing in ArizonaArizona has an active medical marijuana program, but it has some unique rules on who can grow it.  Growing marijuana in Arizona is limited to medical marijuana patients that live 25 miles outside of a dispensary.  The next question, of course, is where are these dispensaries located; and how many are there? There are quite a few marijuana dispensaries in Arizona – too many Read entire story

Growing Marijuana In Virginia

In this article we will discuss:Virginia’s marijuana historyVirginia marijuana lawsGrowing in VirginiaVirginia has laws for a lot of things. It is a felony to sell any amount of marijuana. It is a felony to possess hash. They even spend money arresting people with less than an ounce of marijuana. They even have mandatory minimums. Why would the state invest so much money in preventing its residents from having a harmless plant? Well, maybe Read entire story

Growing Marijuana In Wyoming

In this article we will discuss:Growing in WyomingWyoming is unlike any state in America. It used to have large amounts of roaming buffalo; it hosts mountains and grasslands and is the site of the famous Yellowstone National Park. These are all good reasons why you might not be surprised that Wyoming weed growing is a bit unlike weed growing elsewhere. First of all, Wyoming is the only state to arrest people for being under the influence of Read entire story

Germany to Completely Legalize Medical Marijuana by 2017

Germany is working towards legalizing marijuana for medical purposes by the spring of next year.  Under a draft proposal introduced this week by German Health Minister Hermann Gröhe, seriously ill patients will qualify for medical marijuana if they have no other treatment options or existing treatments are ineffective. Under the proposal, which was given preliminary approval by the German government Wednesday, dried cannabis flowers and extracts Read entire story

DEA Approves First Ever Marijuana Study for Veterans with PTSD

The United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has given formal approval to a controlled clinical trial to study the effectiveness of whole-plant cannabis as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in military veterans, the California-based non-profit Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) announced last week. Post-traumatic stress disorder is an anxiety disorder that impacts an estimated eight million Read entire story

Medical Marijuana Is Now Legal In Pennsylvania

In this article we will cover: The details Potential patients The 24th state to legalizeIt is a life-altering change for some who have either been living in pain or have been breaking the law to improve their quality of life. This is because a new bill was signed into law this week. This bill finally grants families in Pennsylvania legal access to the medical marijuana so many of them desperately need.When one Democratic senator, Daylin Leach, Read entire story

Benchmark Labs integrates Bergman’s Lab marijuana grow course!

In this article we will cover: About Benchmark About BergmanCALGARY ALBERTA –Benchmark Laboratories Group Ltd. (“Benchmark”) is pleased to announce it has entered into a strategic partnership with Bergman’s Lab (“Bergman”), based in Holland and a leading supplier of comprehensive training programs to producers and growers of marijuana for medical and recreational use.Since 1996, Robert Bergman, founder of Bergman’s Lab, has been growing Read entire story

420: How “Weed Day” Got Its Famous Name

In this article we will cover: Where does 420 really come from?The true story of 420 What’s next? The meaning of 420 nowadays?There are all sorts of myths and legends about the name of the international day of celebrating marijuana. The answer varies, according to who you ask. Some might insist that it’s related to Hitler’s birthday. While others point to Bob Dylan’s multiplication of those numbers. Or maybe it really does come from the Read entire story

How Much Should You Pay For Marijuana?

In this article we will discuss: Quality Location Connections The time of year Legal vs. illegal: which costs more? Prices in all 50 states Because the United States doesn’t yet federally recognize marijuana as a safe and legal drug, acquiring it in some places can be a difficult, and even dangerous, task. Besides security, the most popular question asked by people who are looking to purchase weed is how much it should cost. Read entire story

Canadian Growers Get Clearance To Grow Marijuana At Home

In this article we will discuss: Canadian homegrown Previous rules in Canada The federal government ruling on growing weed at home Federal Judge Michael Phelan recently made an important ruling when he made the federal government throw out the old rules for patients purchasing and growing marijuana, and go back to the drawing board. This article explains what happened. Canadian homegrown Canadian medical licensed marijuana growers Read entire story

9 Common Mistakes Made By New Marijuana Growers

In this article we will discuss: Blabbing and bragging about growing marijuana Failing to prepare Poor genetics marijuana seeds Soils and fertilizers Testing and maintaining pH Too many nutrients Container growing Overwatering marijuana plants Over-pruning In any field of work or play, beginners tend to have a rough time of it. Before you have successfully traversed the learning curve, you will probably struggle a bit with Read entire story

Ohio’s Bid for Legalization Goes Up In Flames: Top 3 Reasons Issue 3 Burned

Despite a $20 million campaign, voters rejected an amendment to the constitution that would make Ohio the fifth state to legalize recreational marijuana. A blow to marijuana legalization nationwide, other states should take note of what happened. Issue 3 was more than a legalize or don’t legalize debate and the ballot measure divided even those who are pro-legalization. An overwhelming majority opposed the issue (about 65 opposed compared to 35 Read entire story

Upcoming Ballot Initiatives Determine The Fate of Cannabis in the Buckeye State

On Nov 3, Ohioans are being asked to vote on ballot initiatives deciding the fate of legalizing medical and recreational marijuana at the same time – at least for now. Depending on the outcome, lawsuits are sure to ensue, and the final decision could be tied up in the courts for years. State Issue 3 “Grants a monopoly for the commercial production and sale of marijuana for recreational and medicinal purposes” Earlier this year, the Read entire story

Support for Marijuana Legalization at an All-time High

According to the latest Gallup Poll, a widely recognized barometer of American opinion, 58 percent of the US now supports marijuana legalization. These results match those of the CBS News polling and the Pew Research Center survey conducted earlier this year. Gallup polled 1,015 adults, aged 18 and older, living in all of the 50 states and the District of Columbia, via telephone on Oct 7-11. The margin of error for the poll is ± 4 Read entire story

Upcoming Ohio Ballot Initiatives Determine The Fate of Cannabis in the Buckeye State

On Nov 3, Ohioans are being asked to vote on ballot initiatives deciding the fate of legalizing medical and recreational marijuana at the same time – at least for now. Depending on the outcome, lawsuits are sure to ensue, and the final decision could be tied up in the courts for years. State Issue 3 “Grants a monopoly for the commercial production and sale of marijuana for recreational and medicinal purposes” Earlier this year, the Read entire story

Cannabis Legalization in America: Who’s Regulating?

For years, cannabis was allowed in only a few states and went largely unregulated. Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia have now enacted laws to legalize medical marijuana and 11 other states have legalized the limited use of low-THC forms of marijuana for medical use. Colorado, Alaska, Washington, Oregon and DC (with a ban on sales) have also legalized marijuana for recreational use. This wave of legalization has presented many Read entire story

Watch The Scientist: A New Medical Marijuana Documentary

“As scientists, indeed, as intellectuals, we should try always to be skeptical.” Just imagine: What if the cannabis plant and its astonishing range of healing properties had been suddenly discovered today in a remote forest? The find would send seismic shockwaves blasting through the scientific community overnight. The plant would immediately come under frantically intense study in every nation on earth, and the person who first identified the Read entire story

Vote With Knowledge: 2016 Presidential Candidates and Their Stances on Cannabis

At least a dozen Republicans and a handful of Democrats have expressed an interest in running for their party’s 2016 presidential nomination. A growing majority of voters support marijuana reform and the 2016 presidential candidates will not be able to avoid or dismiss the issues. Law and regulatory enforcement, criminal justice, banking and financial regulations, small business policies, federal research policies, medical and Read entire story