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  1. Ron Strider

    Big Weed: Ten Farms Could Supply All Of America With Marijuana

    When Washington State legalized recreational marijuana three years ago, it created a licensing regime that was supposed to protect and encourage small growers, but the data shows that marijuana growing has consolidated into a few large suppliers, even as the price per gram has fallen -- and that...
  2. Ron Strider

    CA: Lawmakers, Pot Growers Say Marijuana Cultivation Rules Favor Big Corporate Farms

    California's new rules allowing marijuana cultivation favor large corporate farms despite a promise in Proposition 64 that small growers would be protected, according to a group of state lawmakers and marijuana industry leaders who called Monday for the policy to be changed. The California...
  3. Ron Strider

    Overseers Of Ohio's Marijuana Industry 'Wouldn't Have Done Anything Differently'

    Overseers of Ohio's new medical marijuana industry defended how they picked 24 businesses to run the state's marijuana farms, including the hiring of a convicted felon. Ohio paid Trevor C. Bozeman to score the applicants for marijuana farms — a highly competitive process where winners will...
  4. Ron Strider

    CA: Economists Worry Legal Cannabis Farms Could Spell Doom For Mountain Lions

    Some economists in Santa Cruz worry that the transition to legal status for cannabis farms next year could spell doom for mountain lions. The lions go out of their way to avoid humans, and the Santa Cruz Sentinel reports the fear is they will leave their habitat if infrastructure, such as...
  5. Ron Strider

    One Ounce Cannabis Tasting Flight Is A Weed Spin On A Familiar Beer Favorite

    If you've got an herb-lovin' Californian on your holiday 2017 shopping list, surprise them this holiday season with the ultimate cannabis gift box. Lowell Farm's One Ounce Cannabis Tasting Flight puts a green spin on the familiar beer flight. And, the bonus is that your friend will be so excited...
  6. Ron Strider

    UK: Inside The Drug Farms Where £1.2M Worth Of Cannabis Was Being Cultivated

    A cannabis grower from Machynlleth has been jailed for his role in a major national drug distribution network worth £1.2 million. Mark John Roberts of Pencaemawr, Penegoes, near Machynlleth will serve two years four months in jail after being found guilty of cultivating the plant at two...
  7. Ron Strider

    Bloom Farms Redirects Statewide One-For-One Food Bank Donations To NorCal Regions

    SAN FRANCISCO, California - October 31, 2017 - Bay Area medical cannabis company Bloom Farms™ has redirected all of its statewide donations to a Northern California food bank situated among the state’s most devastating wildfires through the end of the year, the company announced this week...
  8. Ron Strider

    Wildfires Destroy 34 Cannabis Farms In California As State Aims To Legalize Crop

    The California wildfires have left numerous marijuana farmers wondering how they will recover without the help of federal aid. At least 34 cannabis farms in northern California were either partially damaged or completely destroyed in the blazes and unlike wine and agriculture farms, marijuana...
  9. Ron Strider

    34 Marijuana Farms Have Burned Down In California Wildfires

    California wildfires have destroyed dozens of cannabis farms just weeks before the state's legal recreational marijuana market goes live. 34 farms have been destroyed as of Friday, according to Hezekiah Allen, executive director of the California Growers Association. But he said that number is...
  10. Ron Strider

    KY: Smiths Grove Farm Growing Hemp

    Elkins Farms in Smiths Grove is busy growing fields full of hemp. Mike Bullock, local agriculture specialist with South Central Community and Technical College says the farm hopes to promote the hemp industry and educate people on the potentials available through growing commercial hemp...
  11. Ron Strider

    "Nobody Has Insurance": California Wildfires Burning Up Marijuana Farms

    Deadly wildfires in Northern California are burning up marijuana farms in the so-called Emerald Triangle. Blazes have destroyed a number of farms in Mendocino County right before legal recreational sales begin in California. Cannabis business owners who lose their crops have little...
  12. Ron Strider

    Marijuana Farms Are Burning In California Wildfires

    At least seven farms have been destroyed in the blazes, destruction that comes ahead of legal marijuana sales beginning in the state. Deadly wildfires that continue to rip through Northern California are scorching marijuana farms. Multiple wind-driven fires have destroyed thousands of...
  13. Ron Strider

    Marijuana Farms Are Burning In California Wildfires

    Deadly wildfires in Northern California are burning up marijuana farms in the so-called Emerald Triangle. Blazes have destroyed a number of farms in Mendocino County right before legal recreational sales begin in California. Cannabis business owners who lose their crops have little...
  14. Ron Strider

    California Wildfires Destroying Pot Farms Just Before Legal Sales Begin In State

    The Northern California wildfires this week have destroyed at least seven marijuana farms just months before the state begins licensing legal sales of cannabis, making it the "worst year on record" for loss of crops, an industry leader said Tuesday. Many growers lost their homes and farms in...
  15. Ron Strider

    UK: Cannabis Farms 'Worth Around £400,000' Are Shut Down After Speke Raids

    Two cannabis farms worth an estimated £400,000 were found in raids at addresses in Speke this morning. A total of 99 plants were seized after officers carried out drug warrants at two addresses in Damwood Road and East Damwood Road. Police estimate the two cannabis farms to have an...
  16. Ron Strider

    Hemp Hemp Hooray: Local Farm Partners With The Colorado Hemp Project

    It was a morning in late June, around 5:30am, sunrise just approaching the horizon as I took off from Denver and headed north up I-25 for a much-anticipated visit to Blue Forest Farms. This wasn't your typical tour through a local farm–this family farm is special, and has dedicated 25 acres of...
  17. Ron Strider

    AK: Summer Marijuana Boom Continues With Sales High

    In just one month, the state of Alaska has collected a third of the marijuana tax revenue it recouped in the entire last fiscal year. On Thursday, the Alaska Department of Revenue reported collecting $577,901 from marijuana farmers in July. In fiscal year 2017, which ended June 30, the state...
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  19. Ron Strider

    OR: Hemp Farms Tell Marijuana Smokers: 'Hemp Won't Get You High'

    White City, Ore.-Industrial hemp is now growing in White City. The people behind it are taking steps to make sure the site doesn't attract crime. Hemp farms like the one in White City are popular throughout Southern Oregon. Unlike marijuana, hemp has a low THC level; meaning if you were to...
  20. Ron Strider

    What Will Be The Fate Of Underground And Black Market Pot Farmers In California

    Last week, I wrote about mandatory-minimum sentencing for federal drug crimes. Attorney General Jeff Sessions considers the practice a critical and unavoidable tool in defeating a violent black market of cannabis that he claims is destroying American communities. You may wonder if such a...