Free The Plant: A Look at Cannabis Legalization and Prohibition

Free The Plant: Taking a look at Marijuana Prohibition, and Legalization

For what was most likely thousands of years before documentation, and before prohibition in the early 1900′s, cannabis was used as a medicine for a wide variety of ailments,  and was one of the most important textiles worldwide. Jack Herer put together a history of the use of it as a medicine and textile for Chapter […]

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How Do You Promote Legal CannaBusinesses?

Cannabis’ re-legalization will be tied to a host of regulation.  That’s just the truth.  Part of that regulation will concern how cannabis and cannabis businesses get advertised.  If you are a ganjapreneur with dreams of your own cannabusiness in our re-legalized future you should keep reading.   We have two re-legalized states. What is the […]

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Connecticut MMJ Opens with Empty Shelves

Despite the fact its’ shelves are, for the moment, empty, a legal cannabis dispensary opening its’ doors for business is still significant.  Walls are cracking on America’s east coast.   The first of six medical marijuana dispensaries formally opened in Connecticut on Wednesday night. The dispensary – Prime Wellness of Connecticut – doesn’t yet actually […]

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Is Organic Grower Solutions Soil REALLY “Just Add Water”?

If you haven’t heard of Organic Grower Solutions Soil before, a Colorado Springs based company has crafted a soil, composed of only organic ingredients, with the claim that you “just add water” and you’ll have enough nutrients to get you from seed (or clone) to harvest.  And while I have seen great results with Organic […]

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Stock Market Offering Shares in Canadian Cultivation Co.

One sure sign of legitimacy is when stock in a company is listed for sale on a national stock exchange.  Has cannabis arrived, or what?   A Canadian company is set to become just the second licensed medical cannabis cultivation business in the country to go public. Bedrocan Canada Inc. has reportedly received approval to […]

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Huge Demand for Edibles in Colorado

One big surprise in re-legalized Colorado is the popularity of edibles and infused products.   Edibles manufacturers in Colorado are aggressively boosting production to meet overwhelming demand for infused candies, sodas and other goodies in the recreational cannabis market. Some companies are increasing their current space, while others are expanding into larger facilities faster than […]

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HMJ Classics: The Great Strains — Kush

[originally one installment in a series titled "The Great Strains"]   “Kush” is one of two strains (the other being “Afghani“) of cannabis plants indigenous to an area covering Afghanistan, Northern Pakistan and north-west India. This is the range of the Hindu Kush Mountains. Hindu Kush means “killer of Hindus.” And this is some killer […]

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Time for Action — November is Coming

The re-legalization of cannabis has some momentum.  If we fail now it’s all on us.   Citizens’ votes in Colorado and Washington in 2012 to end their state’s cannabis prohibition laws and replace them with ‘tax-n-regulate’ laws arguably has forever broken the back of the federal government’s nearly eighty-year old failed and expensive prohibition. We […]

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Think Arkansas in 2016

When the first of the states — any of them, touching the Mississippi River re-legalize, it will signal  the beginning of the end for cannabis prohibition.  Arkansas could be the place.   Arkansas could become one of the first Southern states to legalize medical or recreational marijuana if any of three potential ballot measures succeed […]

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Delaware Authorizes First MMJ Dispensary

The east coast is turning in the right direction. &nbsp In Delaware, a company headed by a former state trooper has been awarded a two-year contract to launch the state’s first medical marijuana dispensary — set to open in early 2015. The ex-trooper, Mark Lally, serves as president of First State Compassion Center, which will […]

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