Getting to Know the ICFA

by Erica Edwards June 27, 2017 from Certified Dank The International Cannabis Farmers Association’s farm tours and community gathering in early June provided a wonderful reminder that six degrees of separation are more like two degrees in the Emerald Triangle. While Northern California’s cannabis community may appear large and widely dispersed, it is in fact […]

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When Is Your Cannabis in Season? Factors That Influence Growing, Harvest, and Availability

by Caitlin Podiak June 6, 2016 from Leafly.com Cannabis is an annual plant that flowers from late summer into fall. The natural growing season begins when farmers plant seeds every spring; these seedlings quickly develop branches and leaves over the next few months, becoming taller and bushier until longer nights after the summer solstice trigger […]

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Americans Tour Portugal to See Benefits of Full Decriminalization

by Tony Newman from The Leaf Online How did Portugal go from having the highest rate of overdose fatalities in the E.U. to the second lowest? Or from having the highest rate of injection drug-transmitted HIV infections in the E.U. to the lowest? It decriminalized all drugs in 2001,followed by a 60 percent decline of […]

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