Here are the rules for legal marijuana in California once law goes into effect Jan. 1

Cannabis businesses in California can’t be within 600 feet of schools. Shops have to close by 10 p.m., and they need 24-hour video surveillance. Those regulations are in the new rule book for California’s cannabis industry, which state regulators released Thursday. “I feel a big sigh of relief. It’s a big milestone for us to [...]

The Next 15 States to Legalize Marijuana

A record high 64% of Americans support legalizing marijuana for recreational use, according to a 2017 Gallup Poll. Support for legalization is rooted in changing perceptions of the drug’s potential harm, as well as the prospect of hundreds of millions of dollars in marijuana sales and excise tax revenue for state governments. The growing acceptance [...]

Marijuana: 5 Things that Science Says About the Herb

One of the most ironic stories in the history of human race on Earth is making an herb, with great potential benefits, banned for use because of certain political beliefs that marijuana, the same with other drugs such as cocaine and heroine, is addictive and can be a driver for the user to become abusive, [...]

Greengro Technologies Signs $8.4 Million Contract With Canna Culture Collective Inc., to Build a State of the Art 2-Acre Fully Automated PV Solar Glass Hydroponic Cannabis Greenhouse in Greenfield California

ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Greengro Technologies, Inc., (OTC:GRNH), a leader in the US indoor controlled environment agriculture and vertical farming industry, today announced that its majority-owned subsidiary, Biodynamics, Inc., was awarded a purchase contract to build a 2-acre turn-key fully automated photovoltaic solar glass hydroponic cannabis greenhouse in Greenfield California, for [...]

5 Ways to Avoid Cannabis Stock Investment Scams

Let me tell you about a line I heard a few years ago: “The cannabis industry is so hot that even Warren Buffett is investing in it.” That was the story penny stock promoters were telling back in 2014, when somebody realized that Cubic Designs, a subsidiary of Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, was selling its mezzanine [...]

Why Are Opioid Painkillers Legal But Marijuana Isn’t?

Image credit: PeopleImages | Getty Images Overdoses of legal opioids kill thousands annually, while illegal marijuana has never caused a documented fatality. There is a bottom line people lose sight of when discussing the opioid crisis sweeping the country: Millions of Americans experience chronic pain every day. They need help, and painkillers created using opioids are [...]

Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Amendment Preventing MMJ Crackdown

The Senate Appropriations Committee has approved the Rohrbacher-Blumenauer amendment, which protects state-approved medical cannabis programs from federal interference, as part of the 2018 Commerce, Justice and Science appropriations bill, according to a report from the Hill. Specifically, the amendment prevents the Department of Justice from using federal funds to crack down on state-legal medical cannabis [...]

Advocating the Empowerment of Minorities Entering the Cannabis Industry

Hydroponic Wars was honored to be invited to participate on a panel with cannabis industry leaders from around the country, as they launch the GA Cannabis & Hemp Symposium on July 21, 2017 at the Georgia State Capitol. Dee Dawkins-Haigler, a public servant, ordained minister and pastor, college educator, community activist, political strategist, and former [...]

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What You Need to Know About Hydroponic Nutrients

Hydroponics gardening is becoming more and more popular with those who want to have a cannabis garden  and grow some great plants. A lot of people want to produce their own medical marijuana in the convenience of their own backyard or in a secure room designed for hydroponic gardening. However, it is not that easy to [...]

4/20 is Black Friday for marijuana merchants

Marijuana entrepreneurs are capitalizing on 4/20, the annual pothead holiday, as an opportunity to sell even more weed than usual. "This is our industry's Oktoberfest and New Year's Eve all combined into one," said Dr. Stuart Titus, CEO of Medical Marijuana, Inc., a California-based online purveyor of hemp oil who's offering a 4/20 discount [...]