Author Archive | Emily Manke

cannabis in Ireland

Irish Citizens, Lawmakers Call For Increased Access to Medical Cannabis

On February 4, 1843, Irish doctor Sir William Brooke O’Shaughnessy published a study for the Provincial Medical Journal after having spent eight years in Calcutta working as an assistant surgeon for the East India Company. During his time in India, O’Shaughnessy discovered cannabis and was left in awe of the plant’s incredible healing powers. Doctor […]

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The Dirt On Dirt: Is Soil Best For Your Next Cannabis Grow

As a cannabis gardener, it’s hard to think of anything more satisfying — that is, apart from growing big, beautiful, trichome-covered buds — than sticking your hands deep in warm soil. But with the conveniences of hydro systems and soilless media, a decreasing number of growers are choosing to go the old-fashioned route. If you’re […]

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Colorado cannabis laws

Growing Forward: Four Cannabis Grow Rules Changing In Colorado

As legal cannabis markets dotted throughout the country know all too well, regulating a federally illegal industry takes vigilance and flexibility. Which is why Colorado’s Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) updates the state’s laws annually. The rules are decided both by House bills that pass each year and by the MED’s rulemaking process. According the MED […]

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