Category: Grow Magazine

  • The Future of Infused Pre-Rolls

    The Future of Infused Pre-Rolls

    Pre-roll consumption is on the rise, with sales in the U.S. recently increasing by 13%. Pre-rolls are convenient, easy to enjoy, and effective. But it’s no secret that some pre-rolls have a “nectar of the Gods” quality and others… simply suck. Which is why I decided to do something about it. At Sorting Robotics, we…

  • A Sustainable Match

    A Sustainable Match

    Designers and brands are starting to use hemp fabric in fashion where they were once using cotton. For a better understanding of how and why hemp fabric is showing up in the fashion industry, stages, and runways Veronica Castillo sat down with Sue Carlton. Sue is a model, cannabis cultivator, and fashion designer who came…

  • Embracing Green Horizons

    Embracing Green Horizons

    The legal cannabis industry has rapidly emerged as a dynamic and transformative sector, offering a unique and evolving landscape for professionals seeking exciting career opportunities. As regulatory environments shift and societal perspectives change, working in the legal cannabis industry provides a front-row seat to innovation, growth, and the breaking down of traditional stereotypes. Diverse Career…

  • Nurturing The Green Connection

    Nurturing The Green Connection

    Becoming a good budtender is more than just selling cannabis products—it’s about fostering a positive and informative experience for customers. As the frontline representatives of the cannabis industry, budtenders play a crucial role in shaping consumer perceptions and ensuring responsible use. This guide outlines key qualities and practices that contribute to being a stellar budtender.…

  • A Conference Worth Attending

    A Conference Worth Attending

    As we walked into the Las Vegas Convention Center, the dull roar of a massive crowd could be heard from all directions. The level of energy and excitement coming from the attendees and exhibitors was palpable and contagious. Smiles spread like wildfire as we had our badges scanned by security at the entrance to the…

  • Bitcoin & Cannabis

    Bitcoin & Cannabis

    The world witnessed unprecedented power grabs and supply chains disruptions over the past 18 months. The almost perfect alignment between big government, big banks, and corporations should be a serious cause for concern across our entire industry, and beyond. These moves represent no less than the most serious threats to our freedom and survival as…

  • Mastering the Cannabis Manicure

    Mastering the Cannabis Manicure

    The final stage of the cannabis cultivation process, after the harvest, drying, and curing, is the meticulous task of trimming. Trimmers have to closely examine each delicate marijuana bud and use small scissors to remove excess leaf matter, stems, and any imperfections in order to reveal the flawless, trichome-covered flower. For commercial grow operations and…

  • Gas Operator

    Gas Operator

    At the age of 16, in 2010, rapper Vic Mensa released his debut solo mixtape, Straight Up, and joined the band Kids These Days. He grew up selling weed and mixtapes and is now running the first Black-owned cannabis brand in Illinois with 93 Boyz. He has also unveiled Books Before Bars, a non-profit organization…

  • NCAA Reconsiders Cannabis

    NCAA Reconsiders Cannabis

    A National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) committee formally recommended that cannabis no longer be a banned substance for college athletes. Members of the NCAA Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports met and decided to advise all three of the association’s governing bodies to stop testing and punishing players for cannabinoids. The committee…

  • Save The Bees

    Save The Bees

    The decline in bee populations first became widely noticed in 2006, when commercial beekeepers in the United States reported honey bee colony loss rates averaging 30% each winter, which is double historical loss rates of 10 to 15%. Beekeepers reported loss rates of 40% last year. Bees are responsible for pollinating about one-third of the…