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2016-11-14

Berlin likely to semi-legalize marijuana

A coalition of political parties in the German capital has agreed to push for partial decriminalization of cannabis. The initial effects will be limited, but marijuana legalization advocates are still pretty stoked.

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2016-11-09

Election results for legal marijuana: California, Nevada, Massachusetts approve recreational cannabis

The marijuana legalization movement scored its biggest victory yet Tuesday as voters in California, Massachusetts and Nevada approved recreational pot, making the drug fully legal in the nation's most populous state and giving it a toehold in the densely populated Northeast.

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2016-10-26

Dutch Passion Karma Cup Win

Dutch Passion collected another cannabis cup recently, this time they took 1st Prize in the Medical Category in Toronto’s Karma Cup.

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2016-10-07

Barcelona’s Hemp Museum: History, Medicine, and the Prohibition

Whether you’re a user, an admirer, a history-lover, or a plant and environment enthusiast, something in the Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum will grab your eye. In Barcelona, cannabis has been decriminalized for personal use, but in many countries the plant remains illegal. The museum documents the social treatment of cannabis in the modern day and right back to prohibition and before. Check out this museum to find out some incredible secrets...

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2016-08-31

How Rescheduling Could Have Changed Cannabis Marketing

The DEA schedules substances, chemicals and drugs into 5 classified categories. Between Schedule 1 to 5 the level of potential for abuse gets more likely as the number goes down, so Schedule 1 is listed as the most dangerous for the public and Schedule 5 the least.

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2016-07-14

33 people collapse on busy street after smoking ‘synthetic cannabis’

A large number of New Yorkers were hospitalised on Tuesday morning after smoking what is thought to have been a ‘bad batch’ of the drug K2.

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2016-06-30

Cannabis Licensing Authority gets over 200 applications from investors

The Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) has received more than 200 applications from interested investors to date.

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2016-06-30

Legal pot shop owner predicts more illegal weed busts after huge seizure in Yamhill Co.

The Yamhill County Sheriff's Office announced Wednesday that a huge illegal marijuana grow operation was busted Tuesday morning on wetlands near the Willamette River.

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2016-06-29

Voters to decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana

California voters will decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana after Secretary of State Alex Padilla said Tuesday that initiative proponents turned in more than enough signatures to place the question on the November ballot.

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2016-05-30

Indoor vs. Outdoor Cannabis Growing: 3 Key Differences

Cannabis has long been cultivated outdoors and is one of the oldest agricultural crops in existence. Growing indoors, however, has been around for less than a century and came about as a result of prohibition.

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2016-05-10

Irrigating the soil the right way

For beginners, we recommend growing on an earth substrate, which most likely helps obviate errors; what is more, irrigation requires no EC and PC measuring instruments at all.

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2016-05-10

The evolution of autoflowering genetics

One of the biggest stories in recent cannabis evolution has been the arrival of the latest high performance autoflowering cannabis varieties. The best auto genetics from the premium breeders now routinely out-yield photoperiod varieties grown over the same timescales. And potency of the best autos has been the same as photoperiod varieties for several years. The evolution and progress of autos to the top table of the cannabis world has been nothing...

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2016-05-04

how to harvest cannabis in 80 days

In the spring of 2015 we received a proposal for an experiment: to plant six auto-flowering strains into soil, in two previously fertilised outdoor plots, and to grow them without adding liquid fertilisers, but exclusively with the nutrients residing in the substrate. This is what the outcome was. 

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2016-05-04

California chef brings cannabis to fine dining

Cannabis may join the herb and spice rack in California kitchens as the most populous U.S. state prepares for the possible legalization of recreational marijuana in November.

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2016-04-28

Natural fight against smell

Smell is among the major causes of incarceration for growers. Indeed, although, in our growing experience, we get used to smells and do not perceive them, this can be a source of conflict with neighbours. There are also cases of weed crops intercepted without a search warrant, where the police argue an intense smell was perceived in the street.

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2016-04-25

Strain Tester

Soft Secrets paid a visit to John, one of the Dinafem’s testers to see closely how he tested various strains.

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2016-04-12

'Mr Nice' Howard Marks dies aged 70 

Former drug smuggler turned writer and performer, who came to prominence following publication

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2016-02-11

Winter Cleaning

Winter is a great time to relax and hang out indoors. However, it's also a good idea to do some garden maintenance at this time of year. For indoor growers, perhaps you can sterilize your space between cycles. Doing this thoroughly each time the seasons change is a good way to keep to an annual schedule. Outdoor growers (weather notwithstanding) will find their spring garden chores a little easier if a few simple tasks are completed during the...

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2016-02-01

Medical Cannabis

Vaporising

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