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Marijuana 101: Canadian university to teach basics of pot growing, marketing & sales — RT News. As the trend to capitalize on legal marijuana cultivation and sales increases in North America, one university in British Columbia is also making an academic science out of the booming pot industry.

Marijuana 101: Canadian university to teach basics of pot growing, marketing & sales — RT News

Starting this fall, Canadian students at Kwantlen Polytechnic University can register for cannabis-specific courses. The 14-week course – Introduction to Professional Management of Medical Marijuana for Medical Purposes – will be delivered online. It consists of two separate classes – one focused on growing the product, while the other is about moving and selling the drug. Plant Production & Facility Management lectures will focus on delivering a high-quality product to the market by properly teacingits students about irrigation options and techniques, different growing methods, crop cycles, as well as drying and storing the herb.

The class will also focus on the legalities and regulations and the possibility of becoming a licensed producer under Canadian law. MME sur Twitter : "Keeping ALS at Bay with Cannabis via @illegallyhealed #ALS #cannabis #cbd #thc #marijuana. Keeping ALS at Bay with Cannabis - #illegallyhealed. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is one of the most degenerative motor neuron diseases in existence.

Keeping ALS at Bay with Cannabis - #illegallyhealed

Most people with ALS die within three to five years after symptom onset, and the disease often progresses very rapidly. Bob Strider wants others to know this prognosis is not written in stone, and cannabis can be a truly effective option for many ALS patients. Getting Diagnosed with ALS Bob has had an especially storied life. He graduated from Harvard University, and from 1965 to 1969 acted as a voice intercept operator for the United States Army, working out of Germany to monitor Russian communications.

In 1998, Bob began experiencing the first symptoms of ALS. Making Oil Bob literally took his healing into his own hands. Due to his lifelong use of psychoactive cannabis, Bob was able to accelerate his dosing regimen faster than most patients. Within 10 days, Bob had his right arm back, and could even throw a football. Indeed, CB1 activation is linked with hypotensive effects. MME sur Twitter : "Nation’s #Marijuana Industry Burns On Despite Major Drug Busts via @theinquisitr #cannabis. Legalize It: Nation’s Marijuana Industry Burns On Through. Denver is scheduled to air its first marijuana commercial on Monday, July 20, and the nation’s budding pot industry couldn’t be happier, despite recent high-profile drug busts.

Legalize It: Nation’s Marijuana Industry Burns On Through

With recreational marijuana use legalized in four states and the District of Columbia, and ten other states considering it, the newly minted industry is slowly being accepted by the general public. Legalizing marijuana has been beneficial every time, according to every available indicator, and the once black market industry has now gone mainstream and is valued at $3 billion. LOS ANGELES, CA – JULY 25: A budtender pours marijuana from a jar at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center medical marijuana dispensary, which opened in 2006, on July 25, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.

(Photo by David McNew/Getty Images) A new study by UC Irvine suggests the legalization and decriminalization of marijuana has even gone a long way toward saving lives. [Photo by Chris Hondros/David McNew/Getty Images] Cultivation Insight: Tips for Growing Organic Cannabis in the Absence of Standards - Marijuana Business Daily. July 16, 2015 By John Schroyer “Organic” has become a big buzzword in the cannabis industry as of late.

Cultivation Insight: Tips for Growing Organic Cannabis in the Absence of Standards - Marijuana Business Daily

An increasing number of patients and consumers are clamoring for marijuana grown using organic methods, and cultivators around the country are claiming they do just that – slapping the word on labels, inserting it into marketing materials and using it in their company names. But the industry is still so new and fragmented that cultivation practices have not yet been refined to the same point as other crops. And while the U.S. As a result, there aren’t any set standards or an industry consensus on what qualifies for organic cannabis aside from whatever strictures cultivators place upon themselves. “It’s largely unregulated,” said Ben Gelt, a founding board member of the Colorado-based Organic Cannabis Association, which is working on developing a certification program for growers that want to cultivate organically.

Hire Experienced Staff Look for Organic Pesticides, Fertilizers. MME sur Twitter : "#Arthritis Therapy: Marijuana Vs. NSAIDS via @OregonNews #marijuana #cannabis #hempoil #cbd. Arthritis Therapy: Marijuana Vs. NSAIDS.