How legal marijuana is turning into a major buzz kill for some growers – but an opportunity for others

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Commercial cannabis cultivation tips from an organic farmer with a horticulture degree

For decades, marijuana has been grown illicitly in basements and closets, while cultivation tricks of the trade were only shared on Internet forums or under the veil of “growing tomatoes” at local hydro stores.

Those days are quickly ending for those of us in many states, as the commercial cannabis cultivation revolution continues to spread across the nation — most recently in November with eight big wins for legal ganja. Continue reading “Commercial cannabis cultivation tips from an organic farmer with a horticulture degree”

Five things for employees to know in states with marijuana laws

For now, many employers seem to be sticking with their drug testing and personal conduct policies, even in states where recreational marijuana use is now permitted. Others are keeping a close eye on the still evolving legal, regulatory and political environment. Continue reading “Five things for employees to know in states with marijuana laws”

Have an anxious pooch? Owners try pet marijuana edibles to help their furry friends

Every July 4th, Augie, a 4-year-old Chihuahua mix, would go into freak-out mode. He trembled. He refused to eat, sleep or let anyone pick him up. His owners tried giving him Xanax for his fireworks phobia. Continue reading “Have an anxious pooch? Owners try pet marijuana edibles to help their furry friends”