March 2019

Even if you haven’t grown cannabis, you’ve likely seen pictures of cannabis crops, both indoor and outdoor, with bug buds growing up through a nylon screen. This screen is called a scrog, short for “screen of green.” Scrogging will improve the quality of your cannabis plants and increase yields. There’s an art to putting a […]

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Arts Exhibits TODAY, March 30 ADVERTISING ART SHOW Where: Jungle Love Hilo, 302 Kamehameha Ave., Hilo When: Regular hours through April 5 Details: Features works by Puna artists Steve Irvine, Barry Wilkinson, Ken Charon and Vincent Callagher. Contact: Becky Peterson, 934-7775, junglelovepahoa@yahoo.com Classes TODAY, March 30 BLACK AND WHITE FILM PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP Where: The Hawaii […]

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Higher education: cannabis as a college course For years, college students have unofficially majored in weed. Now universities are beginning to offer cannabis studies programs because, y’know, marijuana is where the money is these days. From the Associated Press: “We’re providing a fast track to get into the industry,” said Brandon Canfield, a chemistry professor […]

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Recently I saw a photo that made me smile – a few dozens of vaporizers and bottles with e-liquids and the comment “Start vaping they said, it’s a cheap alternative they said”. Any vaper will understand the joke. Once you try this “alternative” and like it, you’re hooked. You want to taste new flavors. And […]

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Surna Inc. is a company that designs, engineers, and creates application-specific environmental control and air sanitation systems for cannabis cultivation. The company operates in the US and Canada, with its engineering team providing energy and water-efficient solutions. With Surna’s help, cannabis growers can meet the demands that successful cannabis cultivation requires, including proper temperature, light, […]

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Cover Stories Music Issue San Diego Reader 2019 Music Issue Guitar-based bands, children of hip-hop, jazz stories, funk scene, record label turmoil, art of music Dave Good, Dryw Keltz, Jay Allen Sanford, Ken Leighton, Mike Madriaga, Robert Bush noon, March 27 Read more at: https://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/2019/mar/27/san-diego-reader-classified-ads-march-28-2019/

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Growing cannabis for the first time can be overwhelming, especially when you take into account the different equipment, materials, and knowledge you should have before beginning this process. While advanced cultivators take countless factors into consideration and have mastered techniques to maximize their yields, the basics of growing plants, cannabis or otherwise, apply to everyone […]

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Cannabis vaporizers and pre-packaged cartridges continue to grow in popularity, with sales estimated to grow nearly 50% from 2017 to 2018. Vaping delivers a different experience than smoking a joint, but it’s not easy to quantify that difference. Recently, though, scientists have looked into the question and found that vaping actually packs a more powerful […]

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Is consuming cannabis a sin, haram, not kosher? For many, it’s a serious question. In the Judaic tradition, scholars still debate the question of whether God meant Moses to use cannabis as part of an anointing oil when he spoke of a plant called kaneh-bosem, in Exodus 30:22-30. In the more conservative Christian traditions, cannabis […]

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At one time, mainstream investment houses scoffed at cannabis companies. These were sketchy companies led by even shadier characters. There was no reason to get involved other than to tell their customers to stay away. In a few short years, that has all changed. The New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq both list several […]

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