The Dirt On Growing Green: Soil Texture & Composition

The dirt on green

By Sunny Kaercher Every grower has their own approach to cannabis. Varying techniques and products are plentiful, but one thing that remains constant is that healthy plants depend on healthy roots. This is the beginning of a series dedicated to creating and maintaining a vigorous root zone, also known as the rhizosphere. These articles will Read the full article…

Colorado Government Reports $1.3 Billion In Marijuana Sales Generated Nearly $200 Million In Tax Revenue in 2016

The legal cannabis market is big, and getting bigger

COLORADO: The Marijuana Policy Project issued the following statement in response to the Colorado Department of Revenue’s announcement that $1.3 billion in regulated marijuana sales took place in calendar year 2016, generating nearly $200 million in state tax revenue. These figures do not include millions of dollars in revenue generated by local taxes on marijuana. Read the full article…

Sipp Industries To Distribute “Major Hemp Brown Ale” In Colorado

hemp brown ale is a thing

CALIFORNIA: Sipp Industries has entered into a distribution agreement with Colorado Craft Distributors for the release of a hemp-infused beer throughout the Denver area. Major Hemp, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sipps, in partnership with Denver’s Sleeping Giant Brewing, completed production of the initial 50 barrels, which yielded nearly 100 kegs of premium brown ale formulated with quality hemp-seed powder. The Read the full article…

Sponsors Announced For Denver 420 Fest and Inaugural Cannabis Tour

Denver 420 Fest announces new sponsors lineup

COLORADO: ML Capital Group, together with Spanish Peaks ScrumpDelicacies and Puration, Inc., have announced its official sponsorship of the Denver 420 Fest 2017. The annual 4/20 celebration sees thousands of visitors celebrate cannabis legalization while enjoying A-List celebrity appearances and performances.  The event reaches an additional audience numbering in the millions via online exposure through both commercial internet Read the full article…

Hoban Law Group Files Ninth Circuit Petition To Challenge Recent DEA Classification of “Marihuana Extracts”

This is an action beyond the DEA's authority. This Final Rule serves to threaten hundreds, if not thousands, of growing businesses, with massive economic and industry expansion opportunities, all of which conduct lawful business compliant with existing policy as it is understood and in reliance upon the Federal Government." -Hoban Law Group Managing Partner Bob Hoban.

COLORADO: In an overreach of authority and without consulting Congress, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued its Final Rule, the “Establishment of New Drug Code for Marihuana Extract,” on Dec 14, 2016. In response to the change, which serves to potentially devastate developing businesses and consumer, textile and manufacturing industries related to industrial hemp and other Read the full article…

Homegrown: Plant That Bell And Let It Ring

Homegrown is all right with me.

By Dr. Rick Freeman Homegrown is alright with me Homegrown is the way it should be Home grown is a good thing Plant that bell and let it ring.               Neil Young, “Homegrown,” American Stars and Bars, 1977 Neil Young has written some classic songs about marijuana, and he’s been “rocking in the free Read the full article…

Teen Marijuana Use In Colorado And Washington Dropped More Than The National Average in 2014-2015

fewer teens smoke pot in legal states

COLORADO: The federal government quietly published new national survey data this week that shows rates of teen marijuana use in Colorado and Washington — the first two states to legalize and regulate marijuana for adult use — decreased more than the national average in 2014-2015. Fewer teens in the two states are reportedly using marijuana than in Read the full article…

What Is CBD? The Everyday Guide To Cannabidiol

What is CBD?

COLORADO: CannaInsider.com has published a comprehensive guide to CBD, the miracle cannabinoid endorsed and made popular in 2013 by a documentary produced by mainstream media health expert, Dr. Sanjay Gupta of CNN. Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of over 80 chemical compounds found in the cannabis plant called cannabinoids. Cannabinoids bind to receptors in the brain and body Read the full article…

MassRoots Enters Into Definitive Agreement To Acquire Whaxy

MassRoots To Acquire Whaxy

COLORADO: MassRoots, one of the leading technology platforms for the cannabis industry, this week announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire DDDigtal Inc. d.b.a. “Whaxy” & Cannabuild for $100,000 cash and 2,926,830 million shares of MassRoots’ common stock. Since launching in May 2016, Whaxy‘s menu management and online ordering platform for licensed cannabis businesses has processed Read the full article…

Chong’s Choice Colorado: Premium Quality, No Mark Up

Chong's Choice Comes To market

COLORADO: Chong’s Choice is the only celebrity brand to be offered without an exorbitant mark up in price. A Marijuana Business Daily report, released in December 2016, found that of the three major celebrity cannabis brands available in the U.S. (Leafs by Snoop, Willie’s Reserve, and Chong’s Choice), Chong’s Choice was offered with the least amount Read the full article…