Instagram Targets Cannabis-Related Social Media Accounts

Photo-based social media giant Instagram regularly takes action against cannabis-related accounts for violating the terms of service (TOS). Often enough, the reason behind a ban is often unclear to the accounts that are affected—which leads to detrimental loss in engagement for up-and-coming cannabis businesses.  Instagram has an estimated 1 billion monthly active users since itsContinue reading “Instagram Targets Cannabis-Related Social Media Accounts”

Cannabis Companies Walk A Fine Line on Social Media

Cannabis reform may be progressing in America, but access on social media remains an uncertain landscape. While brands have thrived, reaching millions of followers and verified status, many others have been cut short, suspended and deleted along the way. Even those succeeding appear only to have a glimmer of an idea about what’s right andContinue reading “Cannabis Companies Walk A Fine Line on Social Media”

Gallup Poll Finds Almost Half Of US Adults Have Tried Marijuana

Gallup data shows that almost half of US adults have tried cannabis.  Almost half of adults in the United States said they have tried marijuana, according to the results of a new Gallup Poll released on Tuesday. At 49 percent, the figure is the highest that Gallup has recorded in its more than 50 yearsContinue reading “Gallup Poll Finds Almost Half Of US Adults Have Tried Marijuana”

Study Shows Cancer Patients Consume Less Cannabis Than General Public

A new study conducted in Virginia has found that the general public currently consumes more cannabis than cancer patients. The Virginia Commonwealth University of Massey Cancer Center (VCU) published a study in the journal Cancer on August 13, entitled “Cannabis use among cancer survivors in the United States: Analysis of a nationally representative sample,” whichContinue reading “Study Shows Cancer Patients Consume Less Cannabis Than General Public”

ScottsMiracle-Gro Launches Cannabis Investment Entity with Huge Down Payment

Investing into the cannabis industry may have just become a bit easier, thanks to an unlikely player: ScottsMiracle-Gro (NYSE: SMG) announced in a press release today the launch of its newly formed subsidiary, The Hawthorne Collective, which will focus on strategic minority investments in areas of the cannabis industry that are not currently pursued byContinue reading “ScottsMiracle-Gro Launches Cannabis Investment Entity with Huge Down Payment”


Melon Cake

Scotty’s Pimps A brief cannabis review from both medical and recreational marijuana found within DC/VA. Welcome to Scotty’s Pimps! You’re here on a journey with me as I re-introduce myself to cannabis after years of abstinence. This sesh has me checking out a 4th of July special, the Grill and Chill package. This package includesContinue reading
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Stages of Growth, Vegetative Stage

Once transplanted you will want to decide if you will be topping and training your plants. I usually trim off the branches at the first node when the plants are 5-7 weeks old. They always seem thin and weak and tend to underperform unless defoliated. If you plan on topping (which is cutting the topContinue reading “Stages of Growth, Vegetative Stage”