Larry Reed Tours SoL Reno

By Larry Reed, Man On Weed I was recently invited to tour the SoL facilities in Reno, NV.  The vertically integrated cannabis company is a sponsor of The 4th Annual Jack Herer Cup in Las Vegas, NV.  Named after the man who racked up hundreds of  thousands of miles crossing the country for nearly 40 years campaigning to restore Read the full article…

How The Tesla Battery Will Benefit Marijuana Growers

CALIFORNIA:  A medium-sized commercial weed grow with around 50 lights stands to save about $13,500 in electricity costs a year with the use of two Tesla Batteries. Those will also protect the plants in case of power outages while making the operation less visible to law enforcement. Elon Musk just made growing weed easier. Unveiled Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana Patients Fret About New Grower Limits Being Considered By Oregon Legislators

OREGON:  A bill that would limit the size of medical marijuana growing operations in Oregon is generating angry opposition from some patients and activists. The proposed measure, unveiled late Friday afternoon, is aimed at curbing the black market while prodding larger growers to supply the legal recreational market the state is developing. This approach is winning Read the full article…

Madera County Changes Marijuana Ordinance

CALIFORNIA:  Madera County just changed its marijuana ordinance and it’s officially in effect. And it’s no slap on the hand. The fines are hefty, and they’re aimed at those who are growing in excess. Thursday, July 17, 2014. Cameras are rolling as Sheriff John Anderson navigates his way through a marijuana grow the size of Read the full article…

Inside A Washington Marijuana Micro-Grow

WASHINGTON:  This week my adventures took me to Permanent Farms in Puyallup, Washington. To be honest, I had no idea what I was walking into. I mean, I’ve been in a few cannabis gardens before, but this was different. First of all, when I heard the word “Farms” in the title, I kind of pictured Read the full article…

Marijuana Farmers Lose Seattle Tax Exemption

WASHINGTON:  The Seattle City Council moved to close a tax loophole that benefits the pot growing business Monday, but it left the loophole alone for all other farmers. Councilmember Nick Licata said that Medical Marijuana Dispensaries are already paying a business tax, giving the city more than $100,000 a year. And he believes marijuana farmers Read the full article…

Marijuana Grow Could Sprout In A Battle Ground Building

WASHINGTON:  A Battle Ground developer has filed an application to build what could become one of the county’s first legal marijuana grow operations. Dennis Pavlina, principal of the Gold Medal Group and developer of Battle Ground Village, filed paperwork on behalf of an outside brokerage group to develop an 18,000-square-foot building at 1618 S.E. Commerce Read the full article…