Cannabis Politics

Cannabis Politics

From Reefer Madness to the commercialization of weed.

Which growing method produces better cannabis—sungrown, indoors, or greenhouse? Here is a breakdown of the pros and cons.
DEA, CBD, Schedule 1
In December of 2016, the DEA announced that it is implementing new rules that may portend a crackdown on CBD oil products. Educate yourself.
Photograph of a kratom leaf on a yellow background.
Why are the FDA and DEA trying to block people's access to kratom by making it a Schedule 1 drug?
cultivación del cannabis sustenable
Companion planting, a method of cultivation where plants are grown together to promote a flourishing ecosystem, offers many benefits for marijuana growers.
Kristin Nevedal on the current landscape of pesticides regulation, pest management, and the need for further research.
abstract jamacain flag
Jamaican Lion is distinctly but mildly psychoactive despite the preponderance of CBD.
Huge interest in the medicinal potential of CBD has catalyzed a rebirth of industrial hemp in the U.S. But is hemp the best source of CBD?
Jahan Marcu discusses lab testing, safety protocols, adverse events reporting, and regulatory standards for the cannabis industry.
Hemp plant against a flag
Several Cannabis-related bills have been introduced by the U.S. Congress in the current 114th Session. Three of these relate specifically to CBD.
Solar power cannabis history at Emerald Pharms
When John Schaeffer sold the first solar panel in Mendocino County in 1978, he didn’t realize that he had struck a blow against the war on drugs.

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