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People Who Helped Shape the Cannabis Industry: Steve DeAngelo People Who Helped Shape the Cannabis Industry: Steve DeAngelo People Who Helped Shape the Cannabis Industry: Steve DeAngelo People Who Helped Shape the Cannabis Industry: Steve DeAngelo


Steve DeAngelo is on the cutting-edge of the cannabis industry in California and around the globe.

People Who Helped Shape the Cannabis Industry: Rafael Mechoulam People Who Helped Shape the Cannabis Industry: Rafael Mechoulam People Who Helped Shape the Cannabis Industry: Rafael Mechoulam People Who Helped Shape the Cannabis Industry: Rafael Mechoulam


Rafael Mechoulam is one of the most influential, yet least publicized, figures in the contemporary cannabis space.

5 States Still Opposed to Legalizing Marijuana 5 States Still Opposed to Legalizing Marijuana 5 States Still Opposed to Legalizing Marijuana 5 States Still Opposed to Legalizing Marijuana


We take a closer look at which US states are unlikely to pass any kind of cannabis legalization bill anytime soon.

People Who Helped Shape The Cannabis Industry: Ed Rosenthal People Who Helped Shape The Cannabis Industry: Ed Rosenthal People Who Helped Shape The Cannabis Industry: Ed Rosenthal People Who Helped Shape The Cannabis Industry: Ed Rosenthal


The name Ed Rosenthal has become synonymous with world-class marijuana cultivation wisdom and techniques.

Weed Traveler: A Cannabis Comeback in Detroit Weed Traveler: A Cannabis Comeback in Detroit Weed Traveler: A Cannabis Comeback in Detroit Weed Traveler: A Cannabis Comeback in Detroit


Cannabis as medicine has been legal in Michigan since 2008, with 18 cities decriminalizing its use, including Detroit. Here's how the city...

Original Nectar: Healing for the Greater Good Original Nectar: Healing for the Greater Good Original Nectar: Healing for the Greater Good Original Nectar: Healing for the Greater Good


Barry Herzberg, founder and co-owner of Original Nectar, a cannabis extraction and product manufacturer in San Diego, California, is an...

Jim McAlpine Clears the Air on Cannabis Jim McAlpine Clears the Air on Cannabis Jim McAlpine Clears the Air on Cannabis Jim McAlpine Clears the Air on Cannabis


An advocate of cannabis for all the right reasons, 420 Games founder Jim McAlpine is on a mission to promote the fact that marijuana can be...

With 24 Grow Licenses Up for Grabs in Ohio, Who Will Profit? With 24 Grow Licenses Up for Grabs in Ohio, Who Will Profit? With 24 Grow Licenses Up for Grabs in Ohio, Who Will Profit? With 24 Grow Licenses Up for Grabs in Ohio, Who Will Profit?


Competition will be tough when it comes to snapping up a limited number grow licenses in Ohio.

Current Cannabis Job Market: Why People Are Having a Tough Time Finding Work Current Cannabis Job Market: Why People Are Having a Tough Time Finding Work Current Cannabis Job Market: Why People Are Having a Tough Time Finding Work Current Cannabis Job Market: Why People Are Having a Tough Time Finding Work


If someone is serious about changing career paths and entering the cannabis space, here are a few helpful pointers.

The Strain Hunters: Loss,  Legacy, and Landraces The Strain Hunters: Loss,  Legacy, and Landraces The Strain Hunters: Loss,  Legacy, and Landraces The Strain Hunters: Loss,  Legacy, and Landraces


Strain Hunters Arjan Roskam and Franco Loja were on a seemingly unstoppable roll. A single mosquito changed that.

Weed Traveler: The 420 Games in La La Land Weed Traveler: The 420 Games in La La Land Weed Traveler: The 420 Games in La La Land Weed Traveler: The 420 Games in La La Land


Kicking off her Weed Traveler series for Hydrolife, Sharon Letts attended the 420 Games in Los Angeles to see what they were all about.

Royal Queen Seeds: Cannabis Genetics Fit for Royalty Royal Queen Seeds: Cannabis Genetics Fit for Royalty Royal Queen Seeds: Cannabis Genetics Fit for Royalty Royal Queen Seeds: Cannabis Genetics Fit for Royalty


With the cannabis industry gaining a stronger foothold in Canada, it’s business time for companies like is Royal Queen Seeds (RQS). Already...

Dispensary Profile: Trees Dispensary Profile: Trees Dispensary Profile: Trees Dispensary Profile: Trees


Trees Dispensary currently operates five storefronts on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, and started out in Victoria in 2012 as a...

Soaking in a Little Sunshine: Sunboldt Grown Cooperative Soaking in a Little Sunshine: Sunboldt Grown Cooperative Soaking in a Little Sunshine: Sunboldt Grown Cooperative Soaking in a Little Sunshine: Sunboldt Grown Cooperative


Why is the Emerald Triangle a leader in growing quality cannabis? Sunshine Johnston takes Hydrolife writer Sharon Letts on a tour of...

Pearl and Joyce are The Bud Sisters of Southern Humboldt Pearl and Joyce are The Bud Sisters of Southern Humboldt Pearl and Joyce are The Bud Sisters of Southern Humboldt Pearl and Joyce are The Bud Sisters of Southern Humboldt


Longtime friends Pearl Moon and Joyce Centofanti have spent decades having adventures, creating and healing together. As The Bud Sisters,...

Experienced Growers Need Only Apply: Translating Your Personal Cannabis Growing into Resume Format Experienced Growers Need Only Apply: Translating Your Personal Cannabis Growing into Resume Format Experienced Growers Need Only Apply: Translating Your Personal Cannabis Growing into Resume Format Experienced Growers Need Only Apply: Translating Your Personal Cannabis Growing into Resume Format


In decades past, the prospect of including your home growing experience on a resume was a fantasy, afterthought, or simple impossibility....

Ganja Goddess: Jessica Ferneyhough Ganja Goddess: Jessica Ferneyhough Ganja Goddess: Jessica Ferneyhough Ganja Goddess: Jessica Ferneyhough


Meet Jessica Ferneyhough, a registered practical nurse who helps medicinal cannabis patients sort through what’s what.

Highest Comic Standing: Ryan Bourassa Highest Comic Standing: Ryan Bourassa Highest Comic Standing: Ryan Bourassa Highest Comic Standing: Ryan Bourassa


Ryan Bourassa, a 28-year-old stand-up comedian currently performing open-mic nights in Las Vegas, went from being a straight-edge most of...

Dispensary Profile: The Green Cross Dispensary Profile: The Green Cross Dispensary Profile: The Green Cross Dispensary Profile: The Green Cross


With medicinal marijuana gaining acceptance in California and across the United States, the future is less hazy for dispensaries like The...