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feminist cannabis

Women And Weed: Madrone Stewart Tells Us Why Growers Don’t Have To Be Guys

Madrone Stewart wants to debunk the sexist notion that only men can grow cannabis. Her forthcoming guide, Feminist Weed Farmer: Growing Mindful Medicine in Your Own Backyard, teaches the basics of home growing through a feminist lens. “The majority of the contemporary US cannabis industry does not embody the principles and values of feminism, environmentalism, […]

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New Jersey medical marijuana

New Jersey Governor Expands Medical Marijuana Access, But Are Garden State Patients Pleased?

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy recently announced a major expansion to the state’s Medical Marijuana Program. According to NBC Philadelphia, the governor recently held a press conference to announce the expansion, which includes lowering fees for patients and caregivers, adding five more qualifying conditions, and introducing new legislation to increase monthly product limits for individual […]

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cannabis

Cannabis May Borrow More Than You Realize From Craft Beer & The Home Brew Movement

What goes around comes around. Everything old seems new again. Through periods of prohibition, legalization, and a return to home brewing, cannabis may be taking the same route as alcohol. Prohibition, the 18th Amendment to the US Constitution, was ratified on January 16, 1919, banning the manufacture, sale and transportation of alcohol, including beer made […]

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cannabis home growing

Grown-ish? More Americans Want To Grow Their Own — But What’s The Government Doing About It?

As more states move to legalize recreational cannabis, overall public approval for the plant continues to increase — even for cultivating cannabis at home. A January 2017 study conducted by Harris Poll (and commissioned by Green State Gardener, a Burlington, Vermont-based hydroponics equipment supplier) estimates that 38.8 million Americans would be interested in growing their […]

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New Jersey cannabis legalization

Jersey Injustice: New Cannabis Legislation In The Garden State Likely To Ignore Growers

Now that Democrat Phil Murphy is New Jersey’s governor-elect — having beaten Republican Chris Christie at the polls November 7 — recreational marijuana legalization is extremely likely for the Garden State. Legalization was a huge part of Murphy’s gubernatorial campaign platform, and the people are ready for it. Indeed, a recent Quinnipiac University Poll found […]

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