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    Why I prefer COBs to Quantum Boards

    Quantum Boards are essentially the same as COB'S. Except for the fact that they are spread out over a larger area to cover a large heat sink. The result. Quantum boards are too much like an LED box unit. With Quantum boards their is more cross lighting in the center causing the dreaded "hot in...
  2. Ron Strider

    Marijuana Legalization And Veto Voted Vermont's Top Story

    Vermont's Legislature became the first legislative body in the country to vote to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in May, but the step was blocked weeks later when the bill was vetoed by Republican Gov. Phil Scott. The move by the Legislature and the governor's veto were voted...
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    MD: Man Had Nearly 600 Grams Of Marijuana At Daycare In Russett

    An Anne Arundel County man was charged with drug possession and distribution offenses after police say they found nearly 600 grams of marijuana in the basement of a daycare center in Russett. Anne Arundel police said officers executed a search warrant on Dec. 10 at Sultana Saba Daycare at...
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    PA: The Healing Center Breaks Ground On Medical-Cannabis Dispensary

    Earlier today, Ryan Briggs became one of the first Pennsylvanians to be certified as part of the state's new medical marijuana program. Together with his mother Diana Briggs, he and other members of his family travelled from Westmoreland County to the Compassionate Certification office in...
  5. Ron Strider

    IL: Marijuana Center 'Minimally Occupied'

    A medical marijuana cultivation center that started two years ago in Oglesby is still apparently growing plants, but its facility is said to be "minimally occupied." In early 2015, Chicago-based Green Thumb Industries announced it would build its facility that summer west of Interstate 39...
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    Australia: Medicinal Cannabis Research Funding Long Overdue For Sufferers Like Ben

    Ben Oakley's life would be far more challenging without the medicinal cannabis oil he is forced to buy on the black market. The 21-year-old suffers from a one-in-a-million neurological disease called stiff-person syndrome that causes excruciating body spasms that make him feel like he is...
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    NY: Marijuana As 'Gateway' Drug Is Political Myth, Benjamin Center Report Says

    The Benjamin Center for Public Policy Initiatives at SUNY New Paltz has released a discussion brief, “The Marijuana Gateway Fallacy,” in which the authors conclude the idea that marijuana use is a “gateway” to using harder drugs is a myth. The report was co-authored by Eve Waltermaurer, an...
  8. Ron Strider

    CO: Medical Marijuana From The Hemp Center Recalled For Pesticides

    Another Denver-area dispensary has recalled its products because of potentially unsafe pesticide use. Kirke LLC/Metro Denver Telluride Health Center LLC, known to its customers as The Hemp Center, has voluntarily issued a recall on all medical marijuana sold with Optional Premises Cultivation...
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    PA: Greenhouse Ventures, Jefferson Offer Higher' Education In New Medical Marijuana

    On July 25th, a group of 100 Philadelphia healthcare professionals will become some of the first in the state to learn about the benefits and applications of medical marijuana since Pennsylvania handed out its first industry permits last month. Startup accelerator Greenhouse Ventures...
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    Does The Cannibus Plant Have A Brain?

    To tell it what to do; to regulate it's growth, to tell it when to flower and produce seeds..... Higher animals have a brain, the center which gives all the signals which keep us alive for eighty years or more. Cannibus plants must a center somewhere...But where is it?... They're obviously...
  11. Ron Strider

    AZ: Medical Marijuana Dispensary Denied Name Change Request

    A medical marijuana dispensary in Show Low has been denied a request to change its building signage that would have added "cannabis" to its name. Green Hills Patient Center, 3191 S. White Mountain Rd., wanted to change its building signage to add the words, "Medical Cannabis Dispensary." The...
  12. Ron Strider

    PA: Where Medical Cannabis Shops Will Be Planted

    The Pennsylvania Department of Health today announced the names and locations of companies that will be permitted to sell medical marijuana in the state. The reveal came in a news release issued Thursday at 1:15 p.m.. Each of the 27 winners have the right to operate three storefronts. Though...
  13. Ron Strider

    Toledo Hemp Center Awards Elev8 Brands, Inc. Hemp Coffee Contract

    Elev8 Brands, Inc., a holding company focused on the commercial development of hemp and CBD-based products including hemp coffee, tea, and E-juices which target the health and wellness markets, announces an awarded contract from Toledo Hemp Center to produce a customized hemp coffee product...
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    PA: Wellness Center, Medical Marijuana Dispensary Planned For Wilkes-Barre Site

    Wilkes-Barre – An abandoned factory that's gone to pot could be the site of a wellness center with a medical marijuana dispensary. The city council Thursday approved the sale of the former Panam Silk Mills Inc. at 773 S. Franklin St. for $100 and an adjacent lot on Westminster Street for...
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    FL: Medical Marijuana Treatment Center Sets Up Shop In St. Johns County

    Jacksonville, Fl. – A medical marijuana treatment center has set up shop in St. Johns County. Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers of Florida has set up a location on Solana Road in Ponte Vedra Beach. The company says it gives patients who meet state requirements medical marijuana...
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    Finding The Real Value Of Hemp In Kentucky

    After a recent boost in funding, the Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research at the University of Louisville is delving into the science and economics of commercializing industrial hemp. It's a new line of work for the center, located inside the Speed School's Ernst Hall, but it matches...
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    KY: Conn Center Research Focuses On Using Industrial Hemp For Fuel

    Louisville, Ky. — The University of Louisville's Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research has undertaken a bold new research direction using Kentucky-grown industrial hemp for developing chemicals and fuels. The center convened a meeting with Kentucky Department of Agriculture-approved...
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    2016 Research A Wash-Out For North Dakota Industrial Hemp Program

    Langdon, N.D. - Sometimes the weather won't cooperate with farmers. Sometimes it refuses to cooperate with agricultural researchers, too. Heavy and frequent rains this summer devastated the industrial hemp research plot at the North Dakota State University Langdon Research Extension Center...
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    DIY CXB3590 light

    As the title states I took on a little project and made myself a CXB3590 based light to go over my 1m2 grow. I realize my canopy looks quite terrible however that is the reason I made a new light, for even light spread over my grow area. So to the specifics: cob : 9x 72v cxb3590 3500k CD bin...
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    Georgetown, DE Holds Public Hearing On Possible Medical Marijuana Center

    Entrepreneur's with an eye on medical marijuana have expressed interest in opening up a medical marijuana dispensary, or compassion center, in Georgetown. It's been a slow road for the medical marijuana business in the First State. Just last summer was the first compassion center to open in...