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Disaster Management: How Indoor Marijuana Growers Dealt With Hurricane Harvey And Other Natural Disasters

With a rising death toll of eight confirmed fatalities, entire communities underwater, and millions of people affected, Hurricane Harvey has decimated parts of Texas and Louisiana. Currently this Southern landscape is submerged under trillions of gallons of water that’s been dumped over the past few days. And as the violent weather is downgraded to a […]

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climate change

Blame It On No Rain: How Climate Change Is Affecting Marijuana Growers

Just ask marijuana growers in British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, Northern California, and other parts of the West: Climate change is real, and it’s impacting marijuana growers everywhere. Big Buds grow team member Alan is a professional indoor cannabis grower near Vancouver, Canada. This summer, the neighboring forests are burning fiercely, with some of the worst […]

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Subcool TGA Releases Powerhouse New Cherry Marijuana Strain

TGA Subcool Seeds has given BigBudsMag.com early notice of yet another new, delicious, killer Subcool cannabis strain. This one is from the red and cherry family of cannabis, so you won’t be surprised that it’s named Scarlet Queen. Scarlet Queen is a cross featuring two heritage strains from legendary marijuana breeder Vic High. Subcool TGA […]

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marijuana pain relief

Marijuana Pain Relief: Cannabis Fights the Opioid Epidemic

I looked into medical marijuana pain relief because I was addicted to opioid painkillers. Those opioids made me weak, sleepy, constipated, depressed, off-balance… and they’re potentially fatal. Eventually, I was classified as addictively dependent on opioids. Friends advised me to use medical marijuana, but I’d never used marijuana before and was scared to try it […]

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D.A.R.E.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Wants More Money for D.A.R.E.

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions wants to again spend tons of taxpayer money on D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education), even though multiple studies show that the controversial anti-drug program is a waste of money. D.A.R.E. was created by police and politicians in the early 1980s. An average of $600 million taxpayer dollars per year were […]

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Marijuana Smell Cited by Police Officer in Philando Castile Death

Marijuana smell can be a sign of cannabis potency. It’s also an indicator of a cannabis strain’s genetic origins. But marijuana smell can create risk for marijuana growers and users. Consider what happened to Philando Castile, a young African-American man fatally shot by a police officer after being pulled over in suburban Minnesota in July […]

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medical marijuana

Patient & Sponsor File Amendment 2 Florida Medical Marijuana Lawsuits

In June, 2017, Florida governor Rick Scott signed into law legislation created by state lawmakers to implement the state’s Amendment 2 medical marijuana amendment, passed by voters in November, 2016. The Florida legislature had slow-walked passage of the necessary implementing legislation. The new legislation was written at the last minute during a “special session.” Now, […]

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