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  1. Ron Strider

    ND: Marijuana Legalization Could Be On 2018 Ballot

    By Jan. 1, 2019, recreational marijuana use could be fully legal in North Dakota. The North Dakota Marijuana Legalization and Automatic Expungement Initiative is a measure under consideration by residents. It calls for removing hashish, marijuana and tetrahydrocannabinol from the list of...
  2. Ron Strider

    Thieves Fooled By Hemp In Farmer's Field

    Back in September, industrial hemp made the news in eastern North Carolina when five Edgecombe County men were arrested for either stealing or attempting to steal industrial hemp plants from a farmer's field in the county. This illustrates one of the greatest challenges for growing industrial...
  3. Lowded118

    Hi y'all from the North

    Hi I use mj for medical use. It's legal to grow your own in Canada. I've grown since 2015. I use advanced leds and promix. I've recently experimented with RDWC and failed. I have a water chiller and need to learn how to get this system working. Right now I have og kush, lemon juice express and...
  4. Ron Strider

    Application Deadline Set For North Dakota Hemp Program

    North Dakota's Agriculture Department is seeking participants for the third year of the state's industrial hemp research program. The goal of the program is to determine whether hemp can be a successful crop in North Dakota, and which varieties work best in the state's climate. Producers...
  5. Ron Strider

    AZ: More Than A Ton Of Marijuana Found In Van Stopped By DPS Near Tucson

    Over 2,600 pounds of marijuana were found in a van after a traffic stop on Interstate 19 north of Nogales, the Arizona Department of Public Safety said. The man driving the van headed north toward Tucson ran into the desert after it was stopped by a trooper Tuesday night. He was not caught...
  6. Ron Strider

    UK: Call For Police To Allow North Wales Medicinal Cannabis Café

    A cannabis campaigner has said he wants to reopen a café for the plant's medicinal use in north Wales. Jeff Ditchfield was prosecuted twice when he ran the Beggar's Belief café in Rhyl for five years until 2007. But with MPs about to debate a Bill to legalize cannabis as a medicine, he is...
  7. L

    CK North Light Auto - Pics Start Day 30ish

    Hello everyone. This is all new to me. Seed was a CK Northern light auto grown under 320 watts combined cfls and a 300 watt LED added a couple weeks ago. In FF Ocean soil and 3 gallon pot. Lst, topped, and light defoliation on lower leafs and stems. Light nutes. Girl has a nice canopy...
  8. Ron Strider

    Virginia Needs To Act Now To Grow A Hemp Industry

    Here's some market advice: Now might be a good time to invest in hemp. It wasn't that long ago that the mere mention of hemp – a strain of cannabis which looks like marijuana but lacks the "buzz" – produced giggles. Now it produces policy papers. Both the Democratic and Republican...
  9. Ron Strider

    Hemp Getting Roots In North Dakota Despite Drought

    Some South Dakota farmers are watching closely as North Dakota brings in its second industrial hemp crop. It's a pilot program that South Dakota lawmakers have eyed in the past. There was even a bill to create a hemp pilot program that stalled in the statehouse last year. When the Ag...
  10. Ron Strider

    OH: North Royalton Extends Medical-Marijuana Moratorium, Tables Permanent Ban

    An ordinance that would permanently ban the growing, processing and selling of medical marijuana in town has been placed on hold by City Council. Meanwhile, council has extended a medical-marijuana moratorium - which had expired Sept. 6 - by six months. The moratorium, which temporarily bans...
  11. Ron Strider

    Industrial Hemp Test Plots In North Carolina Harvested

    North Carolina State University Extension researchers harvested seed from their industrial hemp test plots on Friday — and were pleased with the results. Cultivating industrial hemp in North Carolina became legal in late 2015; however planting didn't commence immediately. The supporting law...
  12. P

    New north east USA grower - Med use patient

    My ? Is there certain strains that do better in colder climates? I am approved to grow in my basement but it doesn't have adequate heating so even with space heater it still hangs 55/60's I'm starting with 2 dance halls sativa and 3 Og kush indica dominate they are clones so I can flower fast if...
  13. Ron Strider

    ND: State Gauging Interest In Medical Marijuana Lab Testing

    North Dakota health officials are gauging interest among laboratories in the state in testing medical marijuana. The state Health Department is seeking non-binding letters of intent from laboratories by the close of business on Aug. 25. The agency is establishing a system for making...
  14. Ron Strider

    NV: North Las Vegas Says Marijuana Ownership Info Is Private

    Want to own a pot business but don't want anyone to know? Open up shop in North Las Vegas. They've got you covered. North Las Vegas denied a Review-Journal request for who owns the city's marijuana businesses, claiming that the names and ownership interests are not public documents. That...
  15. Ron Strider

    Hopes For Hemp Continue To Grow In North Dakota

    It's a budding business but it could be growing too fast. Even more farmers want to participate in North Dakota's industrial hemp pilot program. But the Department of Agriculture is concerned supply could outpace demand. Just two months ago the seeds for hemp were planted. It's a rapidly...
  16. Ron Strider

    NC: From Hemp To Marijuana: The Medicinal Qualities In An Ancient Plant

    Matt Collogan, the education director at Hemp Farmacy in Wilmington, says industrial hemp and marijuana are like a wolf and a poodle: same species, different creature. Or, to use a closer analogy, same plant, different strains. Hemp and marijuana are both cannabis sativa, but the two are...
  17. Ron Strider

    NC: Can Hemp Take Root As Coastal Cash Crop

    Bertie County farmer Fen Rascoe was late getting his hemp seed in the ground — not so late that it will damage the crop, but he had hoped to have his seed planted by early May. It was almost June before the first 10 acres were planted. There are still more acres to plant. There is seed from...
  18. Ron Strider

    NC: Colorado Cannabis Company Shows High Interest In Wilmington

    Colorado was one of the first states to legalize recreational marijuana. One company from that state partnered with tekMountain to present it in the Cape Fear. TekMountain is a company that helps create businesses and hosted the event because they see an importance in the conversation...
  19. D

    South vs. north facing flower quality comparison

    Does the north side of an outdoor/greenhouse marijuana plant produce lesser results as compared to the southern facing side? In the northern hemisphere, our August-October flowering season sees the sun decline into the southern sky, greatly reducing the northern side of a plant's direct sun...
  20. Ron Strider

    ND: Legal Haze Surrounds Budding Hemp Industry

    As North Dakota's hemp industry soars, legal questions have kept producers from making one of the crop's most desirable derivatives. That product is cannabidiol, or CBD, a non-psychoactive substance derived from cannabis plants, which has been said to help people with seizures and anxiety...