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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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    THANK YOU GOVERNOR MOONBEAM

    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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    THE LOOMING MARIJUANA SHORTAGE

    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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Aug
13

THANK YOU, SANJAY GUPTA

I first learned of the medical use of marijuana in the early ’70s when a girlfriend tried it for cramps after reading of Queen Victoria’s use in a NORML ad. By 1996, when Prop. 215 passed in California, I had seen miraculous cures and relief of symptoms for all kinds of serious conditions experienced by […]

Jun
9

POT IS FUN

I used to use marijuana for my latent glaucoma. I had no symptoms but if I stopped using the medicine I might suffer irreparable eye damage, so for safety’s sake I was forced into a daily regimen of medical marijuana. Then I was examined by the late Dr. Tod Mikuriya, a pioneer in the field […]

Mar
12

Letters from Eddy Lepp, Drug War POW Since 2004

Eddy Lepp is a Vietnam War Veteran, Rastafarian Minister, and Medical Marijuana farmer who was growing marijuana for patients and members of his church when he was raided and arrested in 2004. He is serving a 10-year prison sentence. Dear Ed — Green Aid! Hi all, hope this finds you all well. I’m fine, really […]

Feb
14

Please do not support the proposed THC/DUI Bill

Open Letter to Legislators on the THC/DUI bill: I am a social scientist and PhD candidate at the University of Colorado at Boulder, where I have been engaged in research on cannabis for several years. In 2012, Colorado passed Amendment 64 to “regulate marijuana like alcohol.” Since marijuana regulation is new, it makes sense to […]

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Dec
3

Respect the Bugs

When I wrote Marijuana Pest & Disease Control I developed a great appreciation for bugs and the other insects that enter our gardens. I began to admire their unique roles in nature. Most of the time we underestimate them and denigrate their skills of communication and adaption. All these creatures are survivors, no different than us, struggling […]

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30

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