Category : Leafly

by LeafAlert - 3 months ago

Leafly’s Outdoor Cannabis Grower’s Calendar

Growing cannabis outdoors is easy. All you need is a nice open space that gets lots of light, a water supply, good soil, and a way to cover the plants when the weather turns. One of the most important things to know is that cannabis is dependent on...

by LeafAlert - 3 months ago

Can Texas Build a Working Medical Cannabis Program in 2019?

This is the year Texas residents will find out whether lawmakers are ready to build Texas a viable medical cannabis program or whether the Lone Star State’s old-fashioned politics will limit patients’ access to effective medicine. While the state L...

by LeafAlert - 3 months ago

Cannabis Breeding: How Are New Strains Created?

While browsing Leafly’s strain database, you may wonder what a cross of this and that strain is, what a hybrid or a backcross is, or what a parent strain is. All of these have to do with plant breeding—essentially, breeding a male and female plant t...

by LeafAlert - 3 months ago

South Carolina Lawmakers Try Again on Medical Marijuana

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina lawmakers are once again introducing legislation to legalize marijuana for treatment of critically ill patients in the state, making another go at a debate that has gradually made progress in this deeply red stat...

by LeafAlert - 3 months ago

A Guide to Buying Cannabis Seeds

The beginning of the new year is a great time to start planning your cannabis garden and get a head start on the outdoor grow season, which roughly runs from March to November. Navigating the cannabis seed market can be challenging when states have...

by LeafAlert - 3 months ago

Canadian Cannabis Producers Face Pushback Over Odour

PELHAM, Ont. – David Ireland is frustrated by the “skunk smell” of cannabis that wafts down from two cannabis cultivation facilities roughly five kilometres away and lingers outside his home, even in the winter. “On hot humid days, it’s worse becau...

by LeafAlert - 3 months ago

Vancouver Dispensaries Won’t Close Without a Fight

You’d think that the legalization of cannabis would make it easier for people who use it for medical reasons to acquire what they need. Not so fast, Tiger. In April 2016, there were in excess of 100 medical cannabis dispensaries open for business in...

by LeafAlert - 3 months ago

Hit This: The Leafly Weekly Agenda for Jan. 14-20

Over the weekend, the dead of winter kept many of us indoors, and the government shutdown dragged on. You can’t blame anyone for tuning it all out and practicing some hygge. Now, what’s next? The thai and haze cross Chocolope is surging in popularit...

by LeafAlert - 3 months ago

Francis Ford Coppola’s New Cash Crop: $99 Eighth-Ounces

The French term terroir typically refers to the region, and the soil, in which particular wine grapes are grown. The earthy term lives at the heart of wine nerdom and the wine industry, as well as the quality of wine itself. These days, however, you...