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Spent cans of cyanide-based pesticide Zyklon B, used by Nazi Germany during the Holocaust at Auschwitz-Birkenau, Poland. Zyklon B was manufactured by IG Farben.

A Roundhouse Kick To Roundup: Cannabis Community Backs Groundskeeper Who Took On Scotts And Won

Cannabis cultivators have long been concerned by agrochemical corporation Monsanto, not least of all because of its business partnership with lawn care company Scotts Miracle-Gro. And when San Francisco jurors last Friday ordered Monsanto to pay $289 million in damages to former school groundskeeper and pest control manager Dewayne Johnson, cannabis growers and environmentalists everywhere […]

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Risky Business: Here’s Why Cannabis Is Struggling Right Now

Attorney Amy T. Margolis has been practicing law for nearly two decades, specializing in the areas of cannabis licensing, compliance and regulatory work. She was also heavily involved in Oregon’s policy discussion surrounding the implementation of medical marijuana and adult-use cannabis, and has served on several rulemaking committees, including the rules advisory committee for House […]

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California cannabis

Illegal Dealers Are Finding Their Niche In Legal Marijuana States

Pro-cannabis advocates for years have pitched legalized marijuana as a means to the end of the black market. As the plant is taken out of the shadows and put into the hands of licensed vendors under stringent state regulations, advocates say that having trusted outlets to legally purchase cannabis will effectively eliminate the need for […]

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Patent Zero: If Big Business Continues To Pursue Cannabis Patents, What Will Happen To Small-Scale Growers And Breeders?

Much like all other life on Earth, cannabis evolved naturally — that is, until humans discovered its many uses and began breeding it to our desires. For thousands of years, people all over the world have cultivated this crop for food, fiber, medicine and fuel, and every single time they have planted a new seed, […]

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