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In Security: The Ultimate Security Tactics For Cannabis Cultivators And Bud Businesses

If you grow cannabis indoors or at an outdoor grow site, or run any kind of cannabusiness, effective security tactics that protect your livelihood are just as important as having kick-ass cannabis genetics and products. With weed prices dropping due to robust competition and sweeping legalization, buds, cannabis concentrates and cash remain easy targets for […]

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The Mary Jane In Spain: Barcelona Cannabis Clubs A Hot Ticket

Traveling can be one of life’s greatest pleasures — a way to take us out of our everyday lives to see and experience different worlds and cultures. Unfortunately for cannabis consumers, traveling often unfortunately means extended time without the company of our favorite therapeutic plant. Whether consumed for medicinal or recreational purposes, vacation is not […]

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Raid Series, Part 1: Why Is Law Enforcement Raiding Hemp-Derived CBD Businesses Throughout The Midwest?

Hemp has gotten incredibly popular in the past decade. As more US states legalize recreational cannabis, more people are learning about therapeutic cannabinoids such as CBD. But many consumers still have misconceptions about what CBD is and its legality, particularly the difference between hemp-derived and cannabis-derived products. In this two-part series, we investigate why hemp […]

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The Ballad Of The Dutch Grow Shop: How Staying Small Kept The Legendary Plantarium In Business

It should come as no surprise that the first European grow shop — a store that sells everything a cannabis grower needs — cropped up in the Netherlands. The year was 1985 and the proprietor was none other than Wernard “The Potfather” Bruining, who opened Amsterdam’s first coffee shop, Mellow Yellow, in 1972. Bruining called […]

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