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Cannabis Lab: Up to 80% of Cannabis Industry May Rely on Pesticides

“This is a first in agriculture,” SC Laboratories Research and Development chemist Josh  Wurzer says. “Almost as much as 80% of the [cannabis] industry relies on pesticides for mites, fungicides, molds and mildews for cannabis products. All these cannabis producers are going to learn that regulation could mean cannabis is the only crop disallowed from using pesticides.” It’s an assertion with which not everyone agrees.

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Man with vitiligo jailed five years after cops find cannabis plants in home

When police searched a man with the skin condition vitiligo and found cannabis, they then searched his home and found a so-called ‘cannabis factory’, cocaine and £12k stashed under his bed.

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Luxury Gift Ideas for Cannabis Consuming Loved Ones

So, you need to get presents out tomorrow by regular mail to get them to where they need to be for the holidays.  For your convenience, THCist.com put together some last minute holiday ideas for those with some extra cash to spare on our loved ones this holiday season.

Whether you’re looking for gifts for the cannabis-enjoying women or men in your life, this list hopefully has something your loved ones will enjoy receiving.

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Teen ‘chopped off school mate’s head and arms’ after pair smoked marijuana together

Mathew Borges, 15, has been charged as an adult for murdering his friend Lee Manuel Viloria-Paulino, 16, after the two smoked marijuana together.

Lee’s decapitated body was found Thursday by authorities. The corpses forearms were cut off and submerged in a local river.

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Standing Rock Tribe Succesfully Halts Dakota Access Pipeline


Eric Fanning, Assistant Secretary of the Army, has told tribal leaders that the Army Corps of Engineers will stop construction on the controversial Dakota Access pipeline, according to the chairman of the standing Rock Sioux tribe on Sunday.

The Army denied the permit to bore Lake Oahe, according to Dave Archambault II. Thus, the reservoir behind the Missouri River in North Dakota will be spared…for now.

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Do Blockchain Cannabis Firms Fear Trump Presidency?


Donald J. Trump said in the fifth Republican debate during the Primary that he would be open to “closing parts of the internet” where ISIS operates.  

“I would certainly be open to closing areas where we are at war with somebody,” Trump said. “I sure as hell don’t want to let people that want to kill us and kill our nation use our Internet.”

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