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cannabis genetics

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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Strain Hunters

The Sad Death of Marijuana Strain Hunters Star Franco Loja

Franco Loja, co-star of the legendary Strain Hunters video series and one of the best-loved members of the international cannabis research and cultivation community, passed away in early January. He was in the Democratic Republic of Congo making documentaries and doing cannabis genetics research when he died. Brain malaria is the suspected cause of death. […]

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