Category Archives: Grow Classics

“Lung Damaging Agent” Approved By Health Canada

CANNABIS CULTURE – Previously stockpiled by the US military, chloropicrin was used as a chemical weapon with effects similar to tear gas.  Minimal exposure has been associated with acute eye irritation, coughing, and severe gastrointestinal effects, such as extreme nausea, colic, and diarrhea.   Health Canada’s Pesticide Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has added chloropicrin to […]

One Man’s Journey From Injustice to Advocacy

CANNABIS CULTURE – “You build perseverance, and no one can take that away from you. They can take your money, take your bank account, they can change legislation, but they can’t take away your perseverance. They cannot take away your will,” Earl Carruthers says of his journey from injustice to advocacy. See, Earl wasn’t always […]

Grow Light in The Darkness (Blind Grower Sees Hope in Oklahoma)

CANNABIS CULTURE – Kenny Abbe took an Oklahoma growhouse by storm when he started growing some of the most beautiful cannabis plants without having the benefit of being able to actually see them.     “Disability is only a true disability if the person suffering from it allows it to disable them,’ Abbe said.  In […]

Cultivation Under Covid (A Grower’s Life in Lockdown)

CANNABIS CULTURE – While many struggle with the stress and anxiety of isolation, Andy, of the Syracuse area in New York State, has kept a level head — by keeping his hands in the dirt.  Andy was diagnosed with Lyme disease two years ago, and when COVID isolation started, he had to take it extremely […]