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Costa Rica cannabis bill

With The Introduction Of New Oil-Only Cannabis Bill, Could Costa Rica Finally Be On Its Way To Legalization?

Progress has most certainly been made with regard to cannabis regulation in Costa Rica — however, to say the pace of change has been slow is something of an understatement. The Costa Rican government, considered a representative democratic republic, is set up in very similar ways to the United States government, with established executive, legislative […]

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cannabis growing equipment

The Ultimate Cannabis Cultivator’s Toolkit: Low-Cost Must-Have Gadgets And Goodies For Your Grow Room

Having just finished my annual cannabis cultivation season, I was doing my customary grow-room cleanout and sanitization, when it dawned on me how many little gadgets, tools and super-cool grow-centric gear I have in my collection. No, not the big-ticket items, like grow lights or hydroponics systems — I’m talking about the inexpensive materials and […]

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hempcrete

Hemp, Hemp, Hooray: EPA Lays The Foundation For Hempcrete Research

Now that hemp is legal nationwide, the Environmental Protection Agency is beginning to explore its many uses. The agency recently announced that it will be funding research to look into sustainable ways of making concrete out of hemp. This material, commonly known as hempcrete, is much safer for the environment, and considering how much concrete […]

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Ngaio Bealum

We Will Never NOT Need Activists: Meet Cannabis Juggler Slash Activist Slash Comedian Slash Netflix Host Ngaio Bealum

Ngaio Bealum has been a comedian and a cannabis activist for almost 30 years. He recently toured Europe as MC of the International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC), diving headfirst into the cannabis scenes of Barcelona and Amsterdam. We sat down with the “Dank Diplomat,” as he’s known, in both cities to talk about his career […]

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cannabis environment

Examining The Environmental Impact Of Cannabis Prohibition

There are some who might blame many of society’s ills on the longtime prohibition of cannabis. Conversely, however, could the burgeoning cannabis industry itself play a role in the pollution peak we have reached? As our water, air and land continues to be polluted, the industry born of a grassroots search for freedom needs to […]

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