marijuana

Certify it: the Clean Green Certified standard for organic marijuana

Article: Certify it: the Clean Green Certified standard for organic marijuana

If you’re a good treehugger, you always look for USDA Organic certification on food and personal care products, the FSC label on paper and wood products, and the Green Seal on cleaning products. But if you happen to enjoy recreational medicinal horticultural products, caveat emptor dictates your purchases. There’s no way to know the growing practices that produced that dimebag, right?

Drinking Bud

Article: Drinking Bud

In news of the only-seen-in-the-movies variety, Canna Cola is set to launch THC-infused soda drinks in the US in the coming days. Sold not at 7-11 but rather at medical marijuana dispensaries across the country, and with flavors like Sour Diesel, Doc Weed, Canna Cola, Grape Ape, and Orange Kush, they’re anything but medical in…

Planting hemp seeds on DEA front lawn gets farmers arrested

Article: Planting hemp seeds on DEA front lawn gets farmers arrested

Industrial hemp may be one of the most versatile and environmentally benign crops out there, but because of its relationship to marijuana, the cultivation of this crop has been banned in the United States since the late thirties. Last week, a group of farmers, along with David Bronner, president of Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps, staged a protest in front of the Drug Enforcement Agency in Washington, DC, and were promptly arrested for planting hemp seeds on the agency’s front lawn.