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Arkansas Won’t Have Cannabis on Its 2014 Ballot

Arkansas Won’t Have Cannabis on Its 2014 Ballot

In many states, the beginning of July marks not only a seminal summer celebration but also the cutoff date for signature collection on ballot initiatives. Unfortunately for activists in Arkansas, this year that means accepting a minor loss: they didn’t collect quite enough signatures to make it on the ballot. The medical cannabis program would […]

Lady Business: Colorado Growhouse Realtor Rona Hanson

Lady Business: Colorado Growhouse Realtor Rona Hanson

Image: Vanessa Waltz/Silverkind Cannabis Jewelry Rona Hanson is Colorado’s next real estate agent.  Her company specializes in finding properties where people can safely grow marijuana in Colorado; her slogan is “Need Room to Grow?” Although marijuana has been legalized in Colorado for both recreational and medicinal purposes and state residents are legally allowed to grow marijuana, there […]

Issues with Medical Marijuana Dispensary Permits in Massachusetts

Issues with Medical Marijuana Dispensary Permits in Massachusetts

By M. H. Thanthou More than one month ago the Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced the winners of 20 provisional license holders for the state’s first medical marijuana dispensaries. However, no one has an actual operating license yet, and the whole system seems to be in quite a bit of trouble. Last week House […]

Grow Lights in the Closet: A Homegrown Love Story

Grow Lights in the Closet: A Homegrown Love Story

By Lynn Knox “We’ve got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can’t just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it’s going to get on by itself. You’ve got to keep watering it. You’ve got to really look after it and nurture it.” –John Lennon […]

Ganja’s Going Global

Ganja’s Going Global

PHOTO: allthingsgreen.ca The world of weed, as we know it, is about to change. One recent story, which did not attract nearly as much press attention as it should have, broke about two weeks ago when the government of Canada announced that it was streamlining its medical marijuana dispensary system with new, business-friendly regulations. While advocates found […]