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Sep 8, 2014
Back on the cannabis track

Back on the cannabis track and ready to post about the autoflowering seeds that i grew this summer.

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Jan 4, 2014
the sources of taste and aroma in Cannabis

As our senses for differentiating taste and aroma are connected, so are the sources of taste and aroma in Cannabis. As our senses for differentiating taste and aroma are connected, so are the sources of taste and aroma in Cannabis. As our senses for differentiating taste and aroma are connected, so are the sources of taste and aroma in Cannabis. If you wish to evaluate different strains before choosing, we will be happy to bring you the selection of your choice. These terpenes may not be detected in the aroma and unlighted taste.Biosynthetic relationships between terpenes and cannabinoids have been firmly established. A combination of at least twenty aromatic terpenes (103 are known to occur in Cannabis) and other aromatic compounds control the aroma of each plant. The terpenes contained in a taste of unlighted Cannabis are the same as those sensed in the aroma, but perceived through the sense of taste instead of smell. Our mission is to be the premier cannabis and hemp industry innovators, leveraging our team of professionals to source, evaluate and purchase value-added companies and products, while allowing them to keep their integrity and entrepreneurial spirit. Taste is easily sampled by loosely rolling dried floral clusters in a cigarette paper and inhaling to draw a taste across the tongue.

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Jul 3, 2009
semillas de marihuana

"Beware the scribes which devour widow's houses." Jesus, quoted: Luke 20:46 This perverted prosecution-for-profit model, semillas de marihuana used almost exactly the same way today by state and federal drug warriors, and just as self-righteously, was given to us at the insistence of president Ronald Reagan in 1984 and was written for Congress by then Congressman Dan Lungren, former California Attorney General graines de cannabis . In actuality, once the government seizes a property, more than 90% are never returned by the courts. Everyone from informant, to the police and the prosecutor now share in the bounty of forfeited goods.In fact, while British common law is the basis for our modern legal system, forfeiture law relies on the medieval concept of the cursed semi di cannabis object"deodand" (from the Latin "deo", god, and "dand", give; meaning that any object causing human death was forfeited to the crown)Is the basis for American laws of seizure and confiscation of property rather than against persons.

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Nov 14, 2005
Marijuana Free

Near the end of my Libertarian campaign for Marion County Prosecutor in Indianapolis in 2002, I noted stories by news partners WTHR-TV Channel 13 (NBC) and the Indianapolis Star newspaper that supported my outspoken political position against the war on drugs. There were very few news stories, if any, which did not support my view.

Near the end of my Libertarian campaign for Marion County Prosecutor in Indianapolis in 2002, I noted stories by news partners WTHR-TV Channel 13 (NBC) and the Indianapolis Star newspaper that supported my outspoken political position against the war on drugs. There were very few news stories, if any, which did not support my view.

It is my Libertarian view that the drug prohibition policies of Democrats and Republicans are ineffective, wasteful, hypocritical, and destructive. The policies are a leading if not the leading cause of crime in America, including violent crimes. As odd as this may seem, Americans overwhelmingly vote for policies that actually promote crime. For example ...

The first notation I made was on October 31 when WTHR reported that two suspects were arrested for shooting an Anderson, Indiana police officer in the hand during an armed robbery of a drug store. The thieves stole tens of thousands of dollars in narcotics including hydrocodone and Oxycontin.

Suspect Jack Lankford, who looked to be in his forties, admitted to being a drug addict since he was 15 or 16. That the police wanted to know if the two suspects were tied to a string of drug store heists suggests that they recognize a causal relationship between addiction, prohibition and crime that leaders of both major parties have not been willing to admit.

On November 3, the Star reported that illegal drug exchanges between the elderly is both common and risky because such illegal drug users are "out of the loop" of doctor protection. Three days later, the Star carried an article about how between 1997 and 2000, doctors prescribed medications to adults that potentially caused 3,750 serious injuries, birth defects and deaths in children under 2 years old. Statistically, this makes drug companies and doctors hundreds of times more dangerous to children than, say, marijuana dealers.

On November 4, Steve Johnson of WTHR presented a report about car theft. He interviewed inmate Shawn Jackson who admitted to stealing cars to support a drug habit. "Every time a thief takes a car in our state it drives up every drivers' insurance," Johnson said. Given this, wouldnt we be smarter to give Jackson the freedom to get drugs cheaply so that he wouldnt need to steal cars, or as many of them? Thats what weve done for decades at methadone treatment centers, with the goal of reducing theft.

On November 5, the Star reported that a woman pleaded guilty to selling her Oxycontin prescriptions. Like heroin and methadone, Oxycontin is an opiate. Some users crush the tablet and swallow, snort or inject the drug for rapid and intense heroin-like highs. Surely this abuse is not rare in the over 7 million OxyContin prescriptions legally filled in the U.S. each year.

On November 8, the Star carried an AP story about seven people charged in drug-weapons plots involving al-Qaida and a Colombian paramilitary group. Without drug prohibition, these groups would get only one-tenth the money for their opium and cocaine than they do today. Prohibition is the best funding mechanism ever devised for terrorists and drug cartels. Ending it, and allowing the free market to address the demand for drugs, is the only responsible alternative.

On November 13, the Star reported that a drug dealer received 25 years for his role in importing drugs to this state. (Contrast this with WTHR's report on November 23 about a repeat child-molester named George Vance who recently served only nine months.) Despite the success of drug stings, the police cast doubt on whether they can cut the flow of drugs. "Unfortunately, drugs have such a grip that someone else will be (ready to sell them) because there is money to be made," said the articles quoted expert.

On November 15, the Star reported that the state police are keeping a list of people within the state who buy painkillers prescribed by doctors. Yet six days later, the paper announced that some of the most addictive prescription drugs on the market are not monitored at all in Indiana. This means that the state is no more protecting us from prescription drug abuse than from the illegal kind. And thanks to our misguided drug policies, only the black market offers medical privacy.

Also on November 15, the Star's web site carried an interview with Lt. Randall West, 31-year police veteran and head of the Dangerous Drugs Section of the Indianapolis Police Department. Lt. West said almost exactly what I did during my Libertarian campaign for Prosecutor: that "(a)s long as there's a profit in dealing drugs, we're pretty much fighting an uphill battle."

On November 19, the Star reported that one Indianapolis pharmacy filled 120 prescriptions of narcotic OxyContin for Colts' owner Jim Irsay. The article said that in one 24-day period last spring, Irsay got 400 tablets of the narcotic. This quantity is almost a year's supply for thousands of other chronic pain-sufferers who needlessly struggle to get their needs met through our present system.

The Libertarian solution to our present drug mess is to treat everyone as if they owned an NFL franchise. Return to people the freedom to treat their own conditions any way they choose just like rich Americans can now with strong doses of expert consultation from doctors, pharmacists, nutritionists, and other health professionals. We shouldnt have to be rich and fly to a foreign country to get our drug needs met. Advancing freedom of choice and self-responsibility, as opposed to governmental control, will improve health, cut costs and save lives.

November 23 was also a big day in drug news. The Star reported 1) that Damen Lake, a felon caught in a high speed car chase, was a crack addict wanted for robbery, 2) that an Indianapolis drug distribution company was fined $350,000 by the DEA because "hundreds of thousands of dosage units of controlled substances, such as hydrocodone and Tylenol with codeine, were missing," and 3) that a prominent Indianapolis plastic surgeon who supplied Irsay surrendered his federal permit to prescribe narcotics.

I have to hand it to the Indianapolis Star newspaper and WTHR television. Their reporters definitely give us enough information to make good political decisions. Almost without exception, their numerous drug stories in November 2002 factually demonstrate the Libertarian view that drug prohibition cannot succeed and that it does far more harm than good.

I suspect November 2002 is similar in drug news to that of today. I invite you to use your local media to chronicle the destructiveness of our drug policies in your community. If it werent for prohibition, there would be fewer drug store heists, car thefts, prescription abuses, car chases, murders, and acts of terrorism. There would be less bad news to report.

The solution is political. It means voting against the political parties that gave us our dysfunctional and destructive drug policies. The ultimate solution is to free everyone from others' control. That is the meaning of liberty. What are we waiting for? I want to plant soon cannabis seeds, i will stop by luc at and buy them.

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Jul 27, 2005
Marijuana and prejudices

In fact, cannabis was never commercially grown for medicine in California. Up to World War I, pharmaceutical supplies of cannabis indica were entirely imported from India (and occasionally Madagascar), in accordance with the U.S. Pharmacopoeia, which specified that it come from flowering tops of the Indian variety. The principal active agent of cannabis, tetrahydrocannabinol, being still undiscovered, there was great uncertainty about the medical activity of the American variety, which was generally regarded to be of inferior quality.39 Finally, in 1913, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Bureau of Plant Industry announced it had succeeded in growing domestic cannabis of equal quality to the Indian.40 When foreign supplies were interrupted by World War I, the United States became self-sufficient in cannabis. By 1918, some 60,000 pounds were being produced annually, all from pharmaceutical farms east of the Mississippi.41 Not until the 1990s and the rise of the medical marijuana movement in San Francisco would California become a major center for medicinal cannabis. On rare occasions, articles in pharmacy and medical journals discussed cannabis as an intoxicant, typically in foreign contexts. In the waxing prohibitionist climate of the Progressive Era, interest in hashish was definitely d�mod�. Dr. Victor Robinson created a minor stir with his "Essay on Hasheesh," published in the Medical Review of Reviews (1912), in which he approached the subject with the same open-minded curiosity as O'Shaughnessy and Bayard Taylor.42 In a brief review, the Pacific Pharmacist commented that hasheesh "seemed to appeal to the oriental mind" - not exactly a ringing endorsement in a state rife with anti-Asian prejudice.
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Jun 24, 2005
a good soil to grow marijuana

Your prime concern, after choosing high quality seeds, is the soil. Use the best soil you can get. Scrimping on the soil doesn't pay off in the long run. If you use unsterilized soil you will almost certainly find parasites in it, probably after it is too late to transplant your marijuana. You can find excellent soil for sale at your local plant shop or nursery, K-Mart, Wal Mart, and even some grocery stores. The soil you use should have these properties for the best possible results:

  1. It should drain well. That is, it should have some sand in it and also some sponge rock or pearlite.
  2. The ph should be between 6.5 and 7.5 since marijuana does not do well in acidic soil. High acidity in soil encourages the plant to be predominantly male, an undesirable trait.
  3. The soil should also contain humus for retaining moisture and nutrients.

If you want to make your own soil mixture, you can use this recipe: Mix two parts moss with one part sand and one part pearlite or autoflowering seeds sponge rock to each four gallons of soil. Test your soil for ph with litmus paper or with a soil testing kit available at most plant stores. To raise the ph of the soil, add 1/2 lb. lime to 1 cubic foot of soil to raise the ph one point. If you absolutely insist on using dirt you dug up from your driveway, you must sterilize it by baking it in your oven for about an hour at 250 degrees. Be sure to moisten it thoroughly first and also prepare yourself for a rapid evacuation of your kitchen because that hot soil is going to stink. Now add to the mixture about one tablespoon of fertilizer (like Rapid-Gro) per gallon gallon of soil and blend it in thoroughly. Better yet, just skip the whole process and spend a couple bucks on some soil.

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Jun 8, 2005
Charas and Ganja

Charas was a different story altogether. It was the most potent of the three cannabis drugs, and one might expect that if any of these three would be accused of inducing abnormality, it would have been charas. But charas was also the most expensive of the three feminized seeds. It could only be afforded by the wealthy. Hence, the number of those using it to excess was comparatively few. Moreover, should a situation arise in which some well-to-do user did require special attention, relatives and friends could afford to keep him out of the public eye.

Ganja, on the other hand, was potent, not very expensive, and popular. Those who enjoyed it usually came from the lower classes. If they ran afoul of the law, there was no one to speak up for them. Generally, they were either thrown into jail or into an insane asylum

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May 31, 2005
How Marijuana works

Every time a user smokes a marijuana cigarette or ingests marijuana in some other form, THC and other chemicals enter the user's body. The chemicals make their way through the bloodstream to the brain and then to the rest of the body. The most powerful chemical in marijuana is THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol), which is primarily responsible for the "high" associated with the drug.
The most common way of using marijuana is smoking. Smoking is also the most expedient way to get the THC and other chemicals into the bloodstream. When the smoke from marijuana is inhaled, the THC goes directly to the lungs. Your lungs are lined with millions of alveoli, the tiny air sacs where gas exchange occurs. These alveoli have an enormous surface area -- 90 times greater than that of your skin -- so they make it easy for THC and other compounds to enter the body. The smoke is absorbed by the lungs just seconds after inhaling.

After inhaling marijuana smoke, its chemicals are distributed throughout the body.
You can also eat marijuana. In this case, the marijuana enters the stomach and the blood absorbs it there. The blood then carries it to the liver and the rest of the body. The stomach absorbs THC more slowly than the lungs. When marijuana is eaten, the levels of THC in the body are lower, but the effects last longer.

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May 25, 2005
The marijuana plant

In the wild, male and female cannabis plants sprout in the spring, and grow side by side through the summer. At some point in the summer, they begin their flowering cycle. Shortly after that, the males' flowers start to mature, shedding their pollen into the air, pollinating the females' adolescent flowers, which then grow multitudes of seeds. When the frost comes, the plants die and the seeds are scattered around the surrounding area. Some seeds may be eaten by birds or other animals and may be passed through the animal and dropped in another location, nature's way of spreading it around. Then comes winter, the rain and/or snow come, and some of these seeds get covered with a layer of composted leaves and/or soil or dung, in the animal case, and soon the cycle begins again. Spring comes, sun shines, and behold a seedling- or a whole generation of seedlings.

When the seeds sprout, it is early in the spring and the days are much longer than the nights. The advanced cannabis plant actually has the ability to measure the length of each night (thus photoperiod, or a photoperiod determinate plant). As long as the nights are short enough, the cannabis plant will grow only stems and leaves (vegetatively). About halfway through the summer there comes a point where the days and nights are equal length (equinox) and it is about this time that most varieties of cannabis begin their flowering cycle. First stem and leaf production will suddenly accelerate; some varieties will double in size during the first 10 days or two weeks. Then upward growth slows, in some cases, stopping altogether, and the tedious slow process of flower production begins. This continues, buds building on buds for the rest of the summer until they are ripe. If the males are removed before they shed their pollen, the females will continue to flower, hoping for some pollen to float by. As long as it doesn't, you will eventually have a crop of ripened 'sinsemillia' buds.

Indoors, this cycle is very simple to replicate. You must have two separate areas for growth. A vegetative area with 24-hour continuous or 18 hours on, 6 hours off "short night" light for clones, seedlings and plants that are still to small "to put into flowering", and another, usually much larger space in which the light(s) are on a timer (12 hours on-12 hours off every day). It is important that during the dark cycle you do not interrupt your plants' "sleep." Even a small amount of light reaching the plants for a short period of time during the dark cycle can substantially interfere with the flowering cycle, causing the plants to be set back a week or more by causing what is known as photoperiod shock, when a plant can't figure out what season you are trying to duplicate. It should be pitch dark in the flowering room for 12 or even 13 hours every night, and then damn bright for the rest of the time. Usually after 45 to 60 days of this, if you have all females, you will be able to recognize your goal.

Most indoor varieties will double or triple in size from the time when you put them on this 12-hour cycle until the time they are done. For example, a plant that is put into flowering when it is one foot tall may only reach a finished height of two or three feet, but a plant that is two feet tall when you begin flowering it could grow to be four to six feet tall and quite a large bush. Larger plants yield more buds, but take up proportionately more space and take a longer time to grow to the desired flowering size than small plants.

This is why I say that your yield is based more on the amount of light in your room, not the number of plants, their size, or the amount of space they are in. (Light is usually the 'limiting factor' indoors).

An easily achievable goal should be 1 pound per 1KW per crop cycle. One pound may come from two monsters that each take up half the space under a 1KW light and yield a half-pound each, or 1 pound might come from 32 1-foot tall plants that each yield only ounce each but will finish in a relatively shorter time and also take less time to grow in the vegetative stage to the desired flowering size, perhaps only 6 or 8 inches.

Larger yields can easily be achieved per crop utilizing certain varieties with longer flowering periods, (up to 90 days or more) but over time, your total yields will probably be about the same, because you could of had two crops of a faster, lower yielding variety in the same time. It is a trade-off no matter how you do it, it just depends upon your own ideas about what you want.

It is important just to remember that assuming all environmental factors are as described, your overall yield will be determined primarily by the amount of light and also to some extent the variety or strain you happen to have.

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