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    The Marijuana Users Bill of Rights

    Friday, August 29, 2014

    In mid-August I attended Seattle Hempfest. It was the first Hempfest since the implementation of I-502, which passed by popular vote in 2012 and “legalized” marijuana in the State of Washington. What Washington has is not legalization and it is clear to me we must define what legalization really means to users of marijuana through a Marijuana Users […]

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    3 Reasons to Use Light Deprivation Techniques

    Wednesday, July 16, 2014

    Three reasons I encourage outdoor gardeners to use light deprivation techniques are: Exposure to UVB light increases THC production. Harvest happens before cooler, damper Fall weather sets in. Plants are harvested before law enforcement typically comes around. The amount of THC a plant produces increases as it receives more UVB light. UVB light is highest […]

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    Thursday, March 6, 2014

    I heard the news today, oh boy… And though the news was very sad, I just had to laugh…   Of course everybody understands that I’m talking about Governor Brown of California, who just announced that he would wait and see how the Colorado and Washington legalization laws work out before he would sign a […]

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    Tuesday, February 11, 2014

    California is about to suffer from a marijuana shortage that will drive prices sky-high in the next year throughout the whole country. The reason: the record-breaking drought the state has been experiencing for the last three years. This year has been the worst. Where I live, in Oakland, we usually receive 17–21 inches of water […]

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Ask Ed Marijuana Grow Tip #37: Varietal Differences

VARIETAL DIFFERENCES I started two plants from the same seeds; they sprouted within one day of each other, but they are growing differently. One has an umbrella-like canopy and the other has leaves that grow upward like a palm tree. They are both very healthy. Why are the plants so different? Cali, Colombia, Pedro-Newbie Farmer […]


Weed Wars Episode 2 Review

Discovery Channel’s hit new show Weed Wars turned in a great episode this past week that told the touching story of a family with a child suffering from sever epilepsy turning to Harborside for medical marijuana treatment. Not only did cannabis improve this family’s nightmarish struggles, but did so without the many side-effects that can […]


Weed Wars

Weed Wars, the new four-part series on the Discovery Channel, debuted on Dec. 1st and will run through Dec. 22nd. So set your Tune in tonight at 10 PM – I’ve been  told by cast members that episode #2 has some tense moments.This documentary follows daily life in the world’s largest marijuana retail shop. Harborside […]


Ask Ed Marijuana Grow Tip #36: Trichoderma/Harzianum

Want to protect your plants against root diseases and give them a boost? There’s a fungal organism called Trichoderma harzianum that develops a symbiotic relationship with your roots, surrounding them and feeding them nutrients in return for their exscates. It also produces toxins that kill pathogens and digest them as food, thus protecting the roots. […]


Ed Likes: Marijuana Capsules

Do you resent the calories involved in using edibles? Solve the problem by making your own marijuana caps. It is no secret that I am a huge fan of this method of cannabis consumption. You can buy a manual capsule mold at your local health food store which holds capsules in place for filling . You […]


Ask Ed Marijuana Grow Tip #35: More Harvest Tips

Lets say your harvest is more than you can handle all at once, but you prefer to manicure wet- this presents a problem because the buds will start to dry out. The solution- put the buds in a plastic bag, put them in the refrigerator, keep it at 40 Degrees. They will stay fresh for […]