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THE LITTLE POT PLANT THAT COULD. (OR AT LEAST, IT MIGHT)

THE LITTLE POT PLANT THAT COULD. (OR AT LEAST, IT MIGHT)   MY WIFE AND I ARE SUSPICIOUS when our sons, grown men with over-grown senses of humor, show a little too much excitement over their Christmas gifts for us. So when boxes arrived on our doorstep in mid-December we were wary. Then Jake announced he wanted to Skype in for the unveiling. Tyler would be up from Denver to […]

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Take a whiff: Cannabis terpenes matter just as much as THC and CBD

By John Garvey Please don’t tell my parents how much I know about weed. Think of some of your favorite smells. Chimney smoke, sage, pine trees, lawn trimmings, lavender, the house in which you grew up. These obviously vary by person, but at least a couple of your 10 favorite smells are probably plant-based terpenes. … Even if you aren’t a pothead. There might not be a single more neglected […]

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SOMEONE’S IN THE KITCHEN WITH CANNABIS

  Weed’s Independence Day is coming up on 4/20 (naturally), and Sweet Grass Kitchen has something new cooking   I’VE VISITED TWO INDUSTRIAL-POT KITCHENS NOW, and here’s one important thing I’ve learned: Nobody looks good in a hair net.   They made me wear one during my visit to Sweet Grass Kitchen, on Denver’s industrial south side. And I get it. This is a food-service operation, and stray hairs in […]

2018 Cannabis Rehash
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2018 Cannabis Rehash

Err … recap 2018 was bookended by two major developments in the cannabis industry, and my oh my, what a lot of interesting stuff got sandwiched in-between! The year did not get off to a promising start for cannabusiness. On January 4, then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded the Cole Memo, to the dismay of dispensary operators and investors (not to mention virtually everyone in the entire country with dreadlocks). The […]

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Colorado Danksgiving Feast Turn your Thanksgiving into the ultimate “Danksgiving” by adding marijuana butter in your favorite holiday recipes. Cook the cannabis at low temperatures over long periods of time.  The marijuana will not become too hot too quickly and burn off active cannabinoids. Simmer your cannabis either on the stove or in a slow cooker at a temperature range of 200F to 250F for about eight hours. Ingredients: •  […]

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October’s Cannabis Corner

Cannabis Event Du Jour – Yes, Please! The Hemp & Seed Dinner hosted among the green hemp plants at Blue Circle Research Farm under the beautiful sunset in Milliken, CO, by Mason Jar Event Group, Organic Alternatives, Organa Brands (aka o.penVAPE), Blue Circle Development, and BDS Analytics, was the classiest, not to mention fun, affair full of delectable food and intelligent cannabis smokers I have ever attended (in public). Maka […]

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Willie Nelson “Well, it’s all going to pot, whether we like it or not. The best I can tell, the world’s gone to hell, and we’re sure gonna miss it a lot…” Sung by the man himself, Willie Nelson (along with his buddy, good ol’ Merle Haggard) is the perfect medicine to ease our worried minds and, yes, that is a pun. His pure sativa strain, coined Willie Nelson, is […]

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Otiel’s Egyptian Kush Dead & Company’s own two-time Grammy winning bassist, Otiel Burbridge, is a musical fountain who has created remarkable art with many of the greats. On the band’s debut trip to Denver last year they stopped in dispensaries, which sparked up an idea that led to Otiel’s collaboration with GroundSwell Dispensary, and the holy union of the two created what we now know as Otiel’s Egyptian Kush. GroundSwell […]

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EDUCATIONAL- 5 USES FOR INDUSTRIAL HEMP 1. Energy – biofuels that eliminate the need for nuclear and other dirty fuels. 2. Building Materials – fiberboard, pressboard, insulation, hempcrete – more environmentally friendly concrete. 3. Biodegradable plastic – more easily recycled, degrades faster than traditional plastic. 4. Paper – more sustainable, produces more oxygen and grows faster than trees. 5. Clothing – textiles, sportswear, high fashion, lingerie. More info: hempbasics.com/shop/hemp-information COLORADO […]

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RADIANT SUNSHINE—CANNABIS’ BEST FRIEND

By: Jack Tallgrass Sponsored by: Organic Alternatives The power of the sun is ULTIMATE power. When our sun dies…implodes, and destroys our universe…we die…..so better use that giant cosmic lamp to grow the BEST cannabis EVER! NOW! Growing cannabis outdoors can pose a great deal of challenges, but cannabis grown with the power of the REAL sun, can be SUPERIOR! Consider the following when cultivating outdoors this Spring/Summer/Fall: Location! Location! […]