Culture From Chaos:  Kevin Jodrey of Wonderland Nursery Talks Authenticity & Legacy

Culture From Chaos: Kevin Jodrey of Wonderland Nursery Talks Authenticity & Legacy

By: Jack Riordan of Beard Bros. Pharms

Growing up in the late 1970’s and early 80’s exposed Kevin Jodrey to a rugged upbringing on the streets of Oakland Beach, Rhode Island. Days and nights full of fistfights and big money back-alley deals began at an early age for Jodrey who caught his first felony cannabis case in 1983 for cultivation and distribution when he was…

Emerald Cup Spotlight: Ridgeline Farms

Emerald Cup Spotlight: Ridgeline Farms

By: Direct Cannabis Network

Ridgeline Farms focuses on quality over quantity, family values and environmental stewardship in their owner-operated Cannabis Farm. They care deeply about cannabis, growing it with natural and organic techniques that both produce the highest quality product and…

Emerald Cup Spotlight: OM Edibles

Emerald Cup Spotlight: OM Edibles

By: Direct Cannabis Network

They are entirely passion driven and motivated by their love and connection to the cannabis plant. They believe that Cannabis is a superfood, something that you can use all parts of, and they also believe that when Cannabis is combined with…

Emerald Cup Spotlight: Newell’s Botanicals

Emerald Cup Spotlight: Newell’s Botanicals

By: Direct Cannabis Network

Newell’s Botanicals is a small company of social entrepreneurs with a mission to regenerate ecosystems and detox your cosmetics cabinet. Newell’s Botanicals initial focus was on making natural and organic skin, body, and hair care products and distributing them at…

Emerald Cup Spotlight: The Humboldt Cure

Emerald Cup Spotlight: The Humboldt Cure

By: Direct Cannabis Network

The Humboldt Cure started as a family grow tradition, spanning over four decades in the world’s most renown region of craft sun-grown cannabis. With this on-going family tradition, they have mastered the craft of cultivation and harvesting which is no surprise they have become…

Legal Medical Cannabis for 95% of the US, but what about Veterans?

Cannabis is legal, in some form or another, for approximately 95% of US  citizens, yet veterans still face multiple barriers to safe access to cannabis for their medical needs. For veterans, who work directly with the federal government to meet their medical needs,...

Pharmacological Foundations of Cannabis Chemovars

Cannabis is divided into several chemical phenotypes defined by principal cannabinoid. Type I THC-predominant cannabis is the most common type in both medical and recreational marketplaces in North America. Type II cannabis, much less common until recently, produces...
Flower Judging for The Emerald Cup

Flower Judging for The Emerald Cup

By Nikki Lastreto If Swami and I were to count up the number of entries into The Emerald Cup which we have sampled over the past twelve years as flower judges, it must be way over 3000. Chances are we’ll be adding at least another 420 to that number by the time the...