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Canadian Marijuana Legalization: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Once upon a time, Canada’s black market and Northern California’s Emerald Triangle made up the largest chunk of the cannabis consumed in North America. BC bud, as it was then commonly known, was the most sought-after marijuana product in Canada and the US. Grown indoors and outdoors in British Columbia, fortunes were easily made in […]

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Weed Wise: Top Toking Tips For Beginner Marijuana Consumers

Do you remember the first time you ever got high on cannabis? Notice I didn’t ask if you remember the first time you consumed cannabis — because a significant percentage of people report that the first few times they tried weed, they didn’t feel any effects whatsoever. The first two times I inhaled cannabis, I […]

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Teenage Kicks: How Marijuana Usage — And Abstinence — Alters Adolescent Brains

In a previous article, I discussed the negative effects regular cannabis consumption has on adolescent brains. That particular story generated a decidedly negative reaction from the cannabis community, with people called me an “anti-drug warrior” and a “weed hater.” I shared my own teenage experiences with cannabis use, having consumed almost every day for years, […]

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Grade School: The Story Of How One Man’s Tolerance Break Helped Him Successfully Sample And Grade The Buds He Grows

Harvest represents the period of time when I consume the most cannabis. It’s an occupational hazard, because I need to test and grade the taste, cure, purity and high my new buds will provide me and my customers. This grading also helps me price my buds accurately, evaluate my cannabis strains, and detect cultivation problems […]

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Tainted Bud: These Products Are Used On Marijuana Plants To Kill Fungi And Pests — But Could Be Doing More Harm Than Good (Part I)

There’s a dangerous problem permeating our growing marijuana community: poisoned crops. And it’s not a new problem. Forty years ago, during then-President Richard Nixon’s war on drugs, covert marijuana growers were spraying and aerosolizing harmful Big Agriculture pesticides and fungicides on their outdoor and indoor plants — and not much has changed today. Even though […]

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