CANNABIS CULTURE – European seed banks are churning out dozens of new strains every year, but soon they’ll have to face a market revolution brought by legalization. As prohibition is dying, the game is changing, and the new players have means to dominate the game with government-friendly corporate culture.
One advocate points to Washington state, where less-regulated medical dispensaries are more popular than highly restricted recreational stores five years after legalization.
At least three companies will be selected to grow 10,400 kilograms of medical cannabis in Germany over the next four years.
New interest in marijuana production presents an opportunity for licensed producers looking to scale up quickly.
Hemp growers hope the federal government’s marijuana legislation will allow them to harvest all parts of the hemp plant.
When he was a child, John Casali used to listen out for federal helicopters hunting the hippie marijuana growers who had migrated to a remote patch of the northern California coast which became known as the Emerald Triangle.
Hydropothecary’s announcement that it will build a giant new greenhouse vaults the Gatineau company into the ranks of Canada’s largest medical cannabis growers.
Plans for provincially-run retail networks are running headlong into public opinion.
Canada’s medical marijuana growers will have to start testing all their products for unauthorized pesticides, says Health Canada, stepping up the government’s response to concerns about tainted marijuana.
Calgary Cannabis Society is trying to simplify the process by helping medicinal marijuana users find their perfect designated grower match.