Category: Opinion

Indoor vs. outdoor

November 6th, 2019

A friend and I recently got into a good-natured discussion about the future of cannabis production — or, to be exact, whether marijuana will continue to be grown indoors in the foreseeable future. In my mind, indoor cultivation has survived mostly because of the persistent belief — which may be…

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A wake-up call for the legal industry

November 1st, 2019

The summer after my freshman year in high school, I spent a month visiting my Black Sheep Uncle (we all have one). We stayed up late, ate junk food, listened to his old comedy records (on vinyl!), watched movies my parents would frown at and stopped most afternoons at his…

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Living the Dream: Jodie Haines

October 27th, 2019

The market felt the hit for sure, and the shortage is palpable. Our farm is situated in a tight valley, and we did not have any hemp within miles of us last season. This year we do, and as I drive by, noticing the males towering over the ladies out…

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To heal injustices, the cannabis industry needs diversity

October 25th, 2019

  The people of the United States are finally waking up from the long nightmare of cannabis prohibition. For almost a century, fear mongering and misinformation have been used by those in positions of power to demonize one of the most useful plants that the Earth has provided and to…

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Living the Dream: Stephanie Lorah

October 20th, 2019

My work at Prime Wellness requires me to be more hands-on than at my previous job, especially since I was promoted to inventory and fulfillment manager in August 2019. We’re a grower/processor, so I have to be on top of the entire process, from when the plants are babies through…

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Living the Dream: Shawn DeNae

October 13th, 2019

Our second red flag was caused by our breezeway cover. I wrote in the April 2018 issue of Marijuana Venture that because the state does not consider our activities agricultural in nature, building departments are forcing factory (F1) building codes upon cannabis growers. We were approved to build two grow…

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