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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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Monopoly Control: Scotts Miracle-Gro Bought Hydroponics Supplier Sunlight Supply — And That’s Troubling. Here’s Why

In a move that’s generating intense alarm among hydroponics retailers and the cannabis grower community, Scotts Miracle-Gro is in the process of buying Sunlight Supply, the hydroponics distributor with a majority North American control of wholesale-supply grow lights, hydroponics nutrients, and gardening supplies. Scotts is reportedly shelling out $450 million for the acquisition of Sunlight […]

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A Light’s Tale: Next-Gen Grow Lights From EYE Hortilux

Thirty years ago, indoor cannabis grow-light options were limited. We had high intensity discharge (HID) metal halide and high-pressure sodium bulbs, fluorescent bulbs, magnetic core and coil ballasts adapted from street lighting, and store-bought lighting products. None of it was designed or designated for horticulture, and certainly not for marijuana plants. These days, there are […]

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Bigger Harvests & More Potent Buds With Double-Ended Grow Lights

Most savvy marijuana growers have heard of the high-yielding high intensity discharge (HID) lighting technology known as double-ended bulbs. You can view internet videos of bloom-phase grow rooms that utilize double-ended (DE) high-pressure sodium bulbs and environmental protocols in which yields exceed three pounds of dry weight buds per 1000-watt bulb. These impressive returns come […]

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Bayer Monsanto Buyout, GMO Marijuana, Corporate Takeover of the Marijuana Industry

The marijuana industry– seeds, hydroponics nutrients, grow gear, grow shops, growers, retailers– is facing a big threat from some of the worst multinational corporations. Here’s the inside story: Bayer, Monsanto, Scotts Miracle-Gro, Gavita, General Hydroponics, Botanicare Bayer, an international corporation with majority control of agricultural, pharmaceuticals, health, and veterinary products markets, just spent billions of […]

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Marijuana Growers Abandon Gavita for Light Emitting Ceramic & Double-Ended (DE) Bulbs in One Sunlight Supply Grow Light

As soon as the BigBudsMag.com grow team heard that corporate criminal drug war corporation Scotts Miracle-Gro bought 75% of Dutch lighting giant Gavita, we agreed to divest ourselves of our Gavita double-ended (DE) bulbs, digital ballasts, reflectors, and other Gavita equipment. We also agreed to never again spend any money on Gavita equipment. This is […]

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