Archive for January 2018

Medical Cannabis Protection: the Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment

by: Michael “the Aging Ent” Schroeder owner, Green Owl Media First introduced in the US House of Representatives in 2001, the Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment is legislation intended to prohibit the US Justice Department from spending any funds on actions designed to interfere with implementation of state level medical cannabis laws. It was not until May 2014…

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What is Hydronic Cooling and Why Should I Care?

by: Celia Daly Surna, Inc. Choosing the right climate control system for an indoor cultivation facility is a big decision as it is usually the single largest capital expenditure a cultivator will make besides real estate (and sometimes not even that). More importantly, the success of a cultivation operation depends greatly on cultivators’ ability to…

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6 Growers’ Tips for Light Dep

by: Tevan Riedel President, Americover, Inc. Light dep techniques are gaining in popularity, especially among new cannabis growers looking to maximize yield and get the most out of their allotted plants. With new cannabis markets opening up and marijuana law reform paving the way for personal home cultivation, there’s never been a better time to…

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Why Advanced Nutrients Is So Excited About The Future Of Organic Cannabis

Advanced Nutrients was founded in 1999 by BigMike Straumietis when he saw an opportunity to create plant foods designed specifically for cannabis. Today, nearly 20 years later, the company brings in more than $105 million a year in sales in 97 countries, and employs 25 Ph.D.’s who design and test cutting-edge cannabis-growing technologies under BigMike’s…

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The Good Old Days – Cannabis Prohibition in Washington

by: Michael “the Aging Ent” Schroeder owner, Green Owl Media Washington state lead the way in medical marijuana laws, with original legalization for medical use in 1998. In 2012, Washington became the first US state to legalize recreational use of cannabis for all adults 21 and over. The history of cannabis in Washington, however, is…

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Cole Memo Rescinded

by: Michael ‘the Aging Ent’ Schroeder owner, Green Owl Media On January 4, 2018, Attorney General of the United States Jeff Sessions rescinded the 2013 Cole Memo, which provided protections from federal prosecution for states in which cannabis is legalized. Under the Cole Memo, federal prosecutors were disallowed from using any resources to enforce federal…

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Cannabis as an International Commodity

Cannabis as an International Commodity by: Michael “the Aging Ent” Schroeder owner, Green Owl Media Cannabis legalization is a global movement.  Currently, 29 nations have some form of medical cannabis laws in place. An equal number of American States have legalized cannabis to some degree. What may be most interesting is that nearly 10 nations…

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