One of my favourite things about growing cannabis is pheno hunting. It is amazing to me how there are so many variations just waiting to be found.
After a brief hiatus, we recently heard from one of our good friends, Todd Moon aka Hempster Luna, and had the chance to catch up on his latest escapdes. Last time we spoke he was planning on heading off to a start a new venture, which sadly fell through, but, as the aying goes, you can’t keep a good man down.
“Do you know what the number one side effect of smoking Cannabis is?”My friend Paul Hornby asked me this one year ago, shortly after Cannabis was legalized in Canada.
Lesotho, with just 2 million citizens, is the smallest country by size in Africa but it leads the continent in medical marijuana cultivation. Rows of greenhouses are taking shape in the highlands of the kingdom, and drawing a dozen investors from Canada, South Africa and the US.
Major developments are happening in the global cannabis industry. Most recently, the European Union legalized a cannabinoid-based medication for patients aged two years and above who suffer from rare types of epilepsy; Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome. The name of that medication was Epidiolex – produced by British drug company GW Pharmaceuticals.
Long gone are the days of tie-dyed clad hippies preaching peace and love from the pulpit of the plant. Their long wavy hair and baggy clothes replaced with trendy haircuts and fitted business suits. Their old mantras of love and equality have given way to those of legislation and equity.
Introduction to the current situation in California by third-generation Emerald Triangle Farmer Casey O’Neill:
Everyone has heard of CBD and today, with all the media hype and marketing, it is hard not to have heard something about it. Even your Grandparents will have heard positive things about CBD, but what are the authorities saying?