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cannabis oligopoly

Cultivation Oligopolies Are Set To Infiltrate The Canna Community. Here’s Why You Should Be Afraid

Although cannabis is nonlethal and useful for so many purposes, the same “reefer madness” that initiated prohibition in the 1930s is being used to justify the consolidation of the small and colective farming model in the legalization era. This isn’t unfamiliar territory, considering most of the United States agriculture market and so many other American […]

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Body And Sulfur: Want To Stop Spider Mites & Russet Mites? Most Cannabis Growers Don’t Know About These Two Top-Notch Life Hacks

It can seem like a never-ending battle. In their bid to stop those nasty little grow-op invaders, a.k.a spider mites and russet mites, I know growers who’ve tried every anti-pest intervention known to our cannabis community. In past articles we’ve discussed the harmful use of agricultural poisons as growers go to war with insects that […]

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Mendo Dope

Hip-Hop And Herb: Meet Mendo Dope, Cannabis Growers And Beat Throwers

Northern California’s outdoor marijuana growers cum hip-hop duo Mendo Dope are a living rebuke to the drug war claim that dope smokers are nothing but lazy, dumb, brain-addled, unproductive losers. Daniel and Bryan Eatmon, also known as Old E and Bleezy, are hardworking, cannabis-growing brothers who cultivate mega-yield outdoor marijuana plantations, crisscross the country playing […]

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Using Pesticides on Cannabis

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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Marijuana Safety Contamination Warning

Hydroponics nutrients pioneer Michael Straumietis wants you to be sure about marijuana safety. “Marijuana legalization has led to lab testing of cannabis products,” Straumietis warns, “and the results are scary.” Straumietis, who founded and owns the only marijuana-specific hydroponics nutrients company (Advanced Nutrients) reports he’s lab tested cannabis from Oregon, California, Washington, and Colorado dispensaries. […]

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