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Proxy For Poison: Substitute Products To Use Instead Of Monsanto, Bayer And Scotts Miracle-Gro

When it first came to light that Scotts Miracle-Gro and Monsanto were selling products that harm people, pets and the environment, and how Monsanto’s parent company Bayer also has a sordid, shameful history, I vowed to never buy products from those companies ever again. More people are frequently acknowledging that a powerful way to force […]

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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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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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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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War On Drugs: Here’s How You Can Stop Scotts Miracle-Gro From Destroying The Cannabis Industry

As a hydroponics marijuana grower, I count on grow shops for supplies, gear and information. I’ve become friends with several grow-shop owners and their staff during my years of growing, and this friendship serves to increase my marijuana grow success. You’d think that with legalization sweeping the US, now would be the perfect time for […]

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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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War On Marijuana Crashes BigMike Marijuana Mansion Super Bowl Party

Marijuana hydroponics nutrients manufacturer and grow expert BigMike Straumietis was forced to cancel his much-anticipated 2017 Super Bowl party at his Los Angeles “Marijuana Mansion.” Marijuana Mansion parties, his company Advanced Nutrients, and Straumietis’ ” Instagram account, are famous worldwide. His legendary parties feature elaborate concert-quality sound and light systems, cannabinoid bars with pure extracts […]

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