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  1. Ron Strider

    Puerto Rico's Medical Marijuana Industry Takes A Hit Due To Hurricane

    Puerto Rico's fledgling legal marijuana industry is struggling to recover as the devastation delivered by Hurricane Maria may have cost the island trade millions of dollars in damage. Its government legalized medical marijuana at the end of December, and the American territory had only just...
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    Thanks for acceptance from a tiny island in the Mediterranean

    Hi, thanks for membership. I'm 57 and live on a speck of an island in the Mediterranean Sea which is smaller than most growrooms, lol! Still, there's plenty of sun to go by but I still grow indoors for safety reasons. Trying out an auto cheese for the first time @ 18/6 at the moment. We'll...
  3. Ron Strider

    RI: Federal Drug Agency Asks For Medical Marijuana Patient Data

    A federal anti-drug program has asked Rhode Island — and more than two dozen other states where medical marijuana is legal — to turn over data about patients in the program. The move has alarmed some who question why the federal government, which has at times appeared to be antagonistic towards...
  4. Ron Strider

    WA: Island Residents Object To Marijuana Operation

    A marijuana processor who aims to start a grow operation on Marrowstone Island received the approval of county land-use officials and positive testimony from several members of the public, but a majority of those speaking at the June 27 hearing were less than welcoming. The group crowded into...
  5. Ron Strider

    RI: Marijuana Legalization Headed For A Study Commission; Vote Wednesday

    Marijuana legalization in Rhode Island appears to be headed to a study commission, severely minimizing the chances that lawmakers will take any other action on the issue this year. The House is expected to vote some time after 4 p.m. Wednesday on a bill creating a 17-member panel to "conduct...
  6. Ron Strider

    Bill Would Allow For More Rhode Island Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

    Some medical marijuana proponents in Rhode Island are seeking to expand the number of dispensaries in the state. The Providence Journal reports that state law currently allows for up to three dispensaries. A proposal that would double that number has been discussed at hearings held by state...
  7. Ron Strider

    RI: Judge - Company Discriminated Against Medical Marijuana User

    A judge has ruled against a Rhode Island textile company accused of discriminating against a woman when she was denied an internship because she uses medical marijuana to treat migraine headaches. The Superior Court judge's decision released Tuesday found that the Westerly-based Darlington...
  8. K

    BC: Island Health Has No Appetite For Marijuana Edibles

    Pot dispensaries run the risk of action from Island Health if they continue to sell marijuana edibles, according to the health authority's top medical health officer. Marijuana-infused food, from cookies, to candies, brownies and chocolate bars have appeared on the menus of Nanaimo...
  9. R

    Looking for landrace Lamb's Bread?

    Lamb's Bread (or Jamaican Lambsbread) has mysterious lineage, but is believed to have long-lasting, predominant Sativa genetics from the island of Jamaica............looked for the straight genetics but all i found was crosses:thanks:
  10. K

    Democratic Lawmakers Push For The Legalization Of Marijuana In Rhode Island

    The legalization of recreational marijuana in MA is causing some Rhode Island lawmakers to try to catch up to their neighbor and possibly race ahead. Even more approve of the idea of legalizing marijuana for medical use, a step that 28 states have taken. According to a statement from...
  11. K

    RI Chooses Violence Over Profit By Not Legalizing Marijuana

    I came across two cannabis stories this weekend. The first was about Colorado, the epicenter of the legalization movement, which saw 18,000 new jobs and $2.4 billion in economic activity thanks to taxing and regulating marijuana. The other was about Humboldt County, California, the epicenter of...
  12. K

    Rhode Island Hedging Its Bets As Massachusetts Considers Recreational Marijuana

    Providence, R.I. - Question 4, which would approve the taxing and sale of marijuana - instead of keeping it on the list of illegal drugs - is going before Massachusetts voters next Tuesday. But the results are expected to have an impact in Rhode Island as well. "I'm taking a slower approach...
  13. K

    HI: Medical Marijuana Use Big On Big Island

    New data from the state Department of Health confirms Hawaii County has nearly twice as many medical marijuana patients as Oahu, with about 11 percent living in Pahoa alone. On June 30, there were 6,101 patients residing on Hawaii Island, comprising 42 percent of the 14,492 patients...
  14. K

    HI: Medical Marijuana Use Big On Big Island

    New data from the state Department of Health confirms Hawaii County has nearly twice as many medical marijuana patients as Oahu, with about 11 percent living in Pahoa alone. On June 30, there were 6,101 patients residing on Hawaii Island, comprising 42 percent of the 14,492 patients...
  15. K

    WA: Vashon Pot Dispensary Continues To Sell After July 1 Cutoff

    An unlicensed Vashon medical marijuana shop is still operating on the island's main highway more than a month after dispensaries without proper licensing were closed across the state. Island Cure, on the south end of Vashon in the 17900 block of Vashon Highway SW, has been operating past July...
  16. K

    WA: Vashon Pot Dispensary Continues To Sell After July 1 Cutoff

    An unlicensed Vashon medical marijuana shop is still operating on the island's main highway more than a month after dispensaries without proper licensing were closed across the state. Island Cure, on the south end of Vashon in the 17900 block of Vashon Highway SW, has been operating past July...
  17. K

    Medical Marijuana Eases Staten Island Patient's Pain

    Staten Island, New York - Alana Muller, 27, who has suffered from Lyme disease and epilepsy for the last 12 years, was tired of taking so many medications to manage both conditions. Two months ago, the New Springville resident tried a last resort: medical marijuana. "I was always in pain...
  18. K

    Medical Marijuana Eases Staten Island Patient's Pain

    Staten Island, New York - Alana Muller, 27, who has suffered from Lyme disease and epilepsy for the last 12 years, was tired of taking so many medications to manage both conditions. Two months ago, the New Springville resident tried a last resort: medical marijuana. "I was always in pain...
  19. R

    Rhode Island Governor's Medical Marijuana Tax Draws Fire

    Gov. Gina Raimondo is drawing fire over a proposal to require Rhode Island growers to buy tags from the state for plants they cultivate and to reduce the number they may own by half. The Providence Journal reports patients who use medical marijuana or grow it legally are lashing out at the...
  20. J

    Australia: How Cannabis Could Revamp The Christmas Island Economy

    It may be thousands of kilometres away from Perth's corporate heart, but Christmas Island is being eyed off to become home to Australia's first medicinal cannabis industry. The planned new direction for the island's economy has been driven by research from Murdoch University that has debunked...