HempVe App building a stronger hemp community

HempVe Provides a Unique Platform where Hemp Enthusiasts can Connect with Each Other to Build a Stronger Hemp Community Brand new Fort Collins-based startup company is a hemp classified website where companies who grow, produce, wholesale, retail, host hemp events, or anything hemp related can post their items for sale in different categories of their choosing. Whether you use hemp yourself or you are just interested in the industry, […]


Nothing green about it: Illicit cannabis growing

This had never happened to me before, although as a 16-year old boy I had fantasized about it far too often. Now in my mid-30s, I stood contemplating this stroke of dumb luck I would have killed for in high school, thinking, “I should probably pass.” You know what I’m talking about, don’t you?  I’m not talking about some kind of sexcapade. I’m talking about finding a Ziplock bag full […]



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 […]

cannabis terpenes fruit

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 […]

2018 Cannabis Rehash

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 On January 4, then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded the Cole Memo, to the dismay of dispensary operators and investors (not to mention virtually everyone in the entire country with dreadlocks).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 […]