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State of Washington law paves way for organic marijuana market

State of Washington Law Paves Way for Organic Marijuana Market

State of Washington Law Paves Way for Organic Marijuana Market

Washington Governor Jay Inslee on Tuesday signed a bill that paves the way for the state to create what is believed to be the first system in the United States to certify marijuana as organic.

Cannabis Country Fair

Inaugural Cannabis Country Fair Celebrates Cannabis Wellness Culture with Headlining Music Acts, Industry Panelists and More!

LAYTONVILLE, Calif., May 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Tim Blake, pioneer in the organic cannabis industry and founder and producer of The Emerald Cup, announced today the initial music and speaker lineup for the inaugural Cannabis Country Fair, taking place July 21-23 at Black Oak Ranch (known as the Hog Farm and co-owned by the legendary rock band, Grateful Dead) in Laytonville, Calif.

grow generation

GrowGeneration Signs Lease for 13,000 Sq. Ft. Denver South Retail Distribution Center, Continues its Colorado Expansion Plan

DENVER, Feb. 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — GrowGeneration Corp. (OTCQB: GRWG), GrowGeneration (“GrowGen” or the “Company”), one of the largest specialty retail hydroponic and organic gardening store chains, selling to both the commercial and home cannabis markets, with currently 9 locations in Colorado, 1 location in California and 1 location in Las Vegas, NV, today announced that it has signed a 5-year lease on a 13,000 square foot facility in Denver, CO for its 12th store.

Dr. Bronner's Pledges More Than $600K to Legalization Efforts in Five States

Dr. Bronner’s Pledges More Than $600K to Legalization Efforts in Five States

On Sept. 19, 2016, Dr. Bronner’s, a leading maker of natural hemp-based soap in North America, announced that it has invested $660,000 into campaigns for the responsible legalization and regulation of marijuana in California, Massachusetts, Maine, Arizona and Nevada.


Dr. Bronner’s Announces Resignation from the Organic Trade Association and Escalates Commitment to Organic Agriculture and Other Causes

VISTA, Calif., Sept. 19, 2016/Weed Wire/ — Dr. Bronner’s, North America’s leading natural brand of soap and organic body care products, has resigned from the Organic Trade Association (OTA), citing the association’s betrayal of the consumer-led GMO labeling movement, and general drift away from the core principles that drive the organic movement.

Organic Farm Group Launches Program to Certify Maine's Medical Cannabis

Organic Farm Group Launches Program to Certify Maine’s Medical Cannabis

Maine patients could be the first on the East Coast to consume medical marijuana grown to standards similar to those used for certified organic food products.

Hoban & Feola

Legal Expert Robert Hoban Publishes White Paper: CBD - It’s Organic Unless It’s Domestic Robert T. Hoban, Esq.

DENVER, July 26, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — If it is legal to grow hemp under federal law, why are we discriminating against nationally grown hemp? Read the full White Paper from Bob Hoban here.

urban-gro pest management

urban-gro introduces Procidic2® The First Registered Pesticide for the Cannabis industry

LAYFAYETTE, Colo., May 5, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — urban-gro, the product solutions expert for the commercial Cannabis cultivator, has launched nationwide sales of Procidic2®, a FIFRA 25b product, the first state-registered organic pesticide labeled specifically for Cannabis crops. urban-gro is the sole U.S. distributor of Procidic2®.


Colorado Legislators Reject Organic Label for Pesticide-Free Marijuana

A Colorado Senate committee voted 4-3 not to extend organic labeling to pesticide-free pot, the Associated Press reported on May 4, 2016. Some committee members feared an organic label on marijuana grown without chemicals would be considered an endorsement of its healthiness.

Hemp Foods America

Start-up Launches Crowdfund Campaign, Bringing Hemp Foods and Jobs to America

LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 11, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Kentucky-based Start-up Hemp Foods America announced today that it has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to purchase viable seed, soil amendments, and other necessary implements needed to bring hemp into organic rotation in Kentucky.

Energy Use

Curb Energy Use in Cannabis Cultivation

As companies start to grapple with the responsibility of adopting practices that are ecologically sound and efficient, the individual consumer will start to ask, “is your company green?”

Green Hope

Cannabis Needs to Go Green

There are very few things that are a given these days; in an age of cynicism we cling to the few things that still make sense. One of those things we take for granted or just assume is that cannabis users are all environmentally friendly, and that those that grow cannabis try to stay as green as possible when growing it.