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  1. How to Grow Outdoor Weed Successfully?
    How to Grow Outdoor Weed Successfully?
    Every springtime comes the opportunity to grow your own crops outdoors, and enjoy the fruits of your labor. With the expansion of cannabis legalization, this desire includes growing outdoor cannabis for many, too. In today’s legal markets, home growers are cultivating outdoor weed, and professional operations are as well.  So, what are the best outdoor grow setups for beginners or...
  2. How to calculate THC dosages in marijuana edibles
    How to calculate THC dosages in marijuana edibles
    Edibles are recently trending amongst beginner and veteran cannabis users alike. Not only do they serve as an alternative to traditional smoking methods, but they serve extra potency, too. Which is a factor that can cause a problem for some users. Edible dosage and exact potencies can be confusing and somewhat complicated to figure out. But don’t worry, once you...
  3. Easter Cannabis Infused Edible Recipes
    Easter Cannabis Infused Edible Recipes
    If there’s any holiday that could be known as the chocolate holiday, it’s Easter. It’s a time to celebrate as kids run around looking for chocolate eggs and maybe a gift hidden somewhere. But while adults may not join in the egg hunt, there are ways for them to have a little fun of their own. Continue reading →
  4. Top 10 Best Outdoor Cannabis Strains 2022
    Top 10 Best Outdoor Cannabis Strains 2022
    Spring has officially arrived and if you are a fan of sun-grown outdoor cannabis, that means it’s planting season. Growers throughout the Northern Hemisphere are preparing the ground for what they hope will be a successful and bountiful harvest in the fall (or the summer if light dep is the name of your game). Whether you already have your favorite strain or are looking to try out something new, you should definitely read on. Continue reading →
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  1. Growing Magic Mushrooms
    Growing Magic Mushrooms
    Psilocybin mushrooms, more commonly known as ‘magic mushrooms’ are a type of fungi that contains psychedelic properties. Today, many people use these mushrooms to transform their mind and become high. Historically, it’s thought they were used in religious rites and ceremonies. Continue reading →
  2. Can You Tell the Sex of Cannabis Seeds from Their Appearance
    Can You Tell the Sex of Cannabis Seeds from Their Appearance
    Of all the things that can trip a grower up, sexing marijuana plants may just be the trickiest. Sexing plants is so important because growers are typically after the female plants, that produce the huge THC covered buds. Or the medicinal relief that CBD strains can bring. With such opposite effects of male and female plants, it’s easy to see just how important sexing plants is. But what if growers didn’t have to wait to sex their plants? While it would certainly make life easier, is sexing cannabis seeds possible? Continue reading →
  3. Psychedelic Plants that Get You High that are Not Cannabis
    Psychedelic Plants that Get You High that are Not Cannabis
    Cannabis has long been the preferred plant to get high of many, but there are many other plants that will do largely the same thing – or even more. Nature has a lot to offer when it comes to offering a way to completely escape and revert back into yourself, or just provide a calming effect when you’re a little stressed out. From legal highs to psychedelic plants that have had sanctions placed on them, here are ten plants found around the world that will indeed get you high. Continue reading →
  4. Breeding 101 – How to Create Your Own Marijuana Strain
    Breeding 101 – How to Create Your Own Marijuana Strain
    Smoking is fun, and growing can be a lot of fun. But breeding marijuana and creating your own strain is where the art of marijuana becomes really fascinating. All you’re really doing when you breed marijuana is taking two plants, each of a different strain, and bringing them together to create your very own strain that is perfect for you. Doing it isn’t all that complicated, but you do have to be careful or you risk seeding, and essentially destroying, an entire crop. Continue reading →
MSNL Cannabis Guide
  1. What is THCV and what are its benefits?
    What is THCV and what are its benefits?
    Anyone that’s been around weed for any amount of time knows that there are two main cannabinoids regular smokers are after. Those are THC, the cannabinoid known for getting you high and giggly or sleepy, depending on the strain; and CBD, the cannabinoid that is used mostly for medicinal purposes. But more people are starting to learn about a new cannabinoid - THCV. So what is this compound that may be able to contribute to your high? And what are the possible benefits of THCV? Continue reading →
  2. What causes a marijuana plant to hermie?
    What causes a marijuana plant to hermie?
    If you’ve been researching cannabis online, you might have heard people talking about “hermies” and the frustration and problems they can cause.  “Hermie” is convenient shorthand for “hermaphrodite marijuana plant”. All growers should be alert to the possibility that their plants may hermie and that they should take steps to prevent this, if possible. If not and due to genetics, then to take remedial action as soon as possible. Continue reading →
  3. Autoflower vs Photoperiod - Which is the best cultivation style for you?
    Autoflower vs Photoperiod - Which is the best cultivation style for you?
    One of the most recent debates to come up amongst home cannabis growers is now - autoflower vs photoperiod plants. Especially as the quality of autoflowering genetics improves over time. Even more, both autoflowering vs photoperiod seeds are readily available for purchase, and each has its own unique benefits and traits. So, how is one to decide which is best...
  4. How to decarb weed
    How to decarb weed
    Many people, especially those that have dabbled in making edibles from cannabis, know that before a batch of weed can be thrown into brownie or cookie batter, it first needs to be cooked softly in some type of fat, such as butter. Because marijuana is fat-soluble the extracts from it can only be dissolved when they are placed into fat. This process is known as decarbing weed. Continue reading →
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  1. How to calculate THC dosages in marijuana edibles
    How to calculate THC dosages in marijuana edibles
    Edibles are recently trending amongst beginner and veteran cannabis users alike. Not only do they serve as an alternative to traditional smoking methods, but they serve extra potency, too. Which is a factor that can cause a problem for some users. Edible dosage and exact potencies can be confusing and somewhat complicated to figure out. But don’t worry, once you...
  2. Is there such a thing as a weed hangover?
    Is there such a thing as a weed hangover?
    Anyone who’s ever had a night of hard core drinking knows that when they imbibe in too much alcohol, they’re likely going to feel the effects of a hangover the next morning. How big that hangover is will depend on how much they’ve had to drink, and how well they took care of themselves before going to bed. What many don’t understand, is that the same thing can happen when they’ve consumed too much cannabis the night before. So what exactly is a weed hangover? What does it do, and how can you prevent one? Continue reading →
  3. Mango and Weed: Can Mango Make You Even More High?
    Mango and Weed: Can Mango Make You Even More High?
    There are many myths behind the smoking of marijuana. One of those is that eating mangoes, either while high or just before consuming, can enhance the effects felt. But is this true?   Continue reading →
  4. Why are weed edibles more potent than smoking?
    Why are weed edibles more potent than smoking?
    Anyone that consumes cannabis knows that there’s more than one way to do it. Consumers have their choice these days between smoking it, vaping it, using a concentrate, or even eating it. Of course, the concept of weed edibles is not new. People in the 60s and beforehand were experimenting with things like pot brownies and pot butter. Continue reading →
MSNL Growing Tips
  1. How to Grow Outdoor Weed Successfully?
    How to Grow Outdoor Weed Successfully?
    Every springtime comes the opportunity to grow your own crops outdoors, and enjoy the fruits of your labor. With the expansion of cannabis legalization, this desire includes growing outdoor cannabis for many, too. In today’s legal markets, home growers are cultivating outdoor weed, and professional operations are as well.  So, what are the best outdoor grow setups for beginners or...
  2. Best Bud Trimming Scissors for Marijuana
    Best Bud Trimming Scissors for Marijuana
    Anyone that knows how to harvest marijuana knows there’s a lot of trimming involved. Finding the right trimming scissors for the job is important. If you don’t get the right kind, not only will they be uncomfortable to use, but you could also damage your bud.   Continue reading →
  3. Grow Room Humidity Control for Marijuana Plants
    Grow Room Humidity Control for Marijuana Plants
    One of the perks of indoor growing is cultivators can fine-tune and control their environments. This includes the monitoring temperatures, and humidity control too.  By dialing in a grow room’s environment, growers can improve plant health and maximize yields, overall.  Of course, the concept of humidity control is no simple feat to conquer. Especially considering the number of external factors...
  4. Moldy Weed – How To Identify, Prevent and Eliminate Mold In Cannabis
    Moldy Weed – How To Identify, Prevent and Eliminate Mold In Cannabis
    You’ve done all of your homework, you’ve invested in good genetics and grow equipment and followed the grow instructions of your favorite cannabis book (or blog) to a tee, yet despite all of your efforts you notice a white powdery substance on your leaves or perhaps some grey fuzz on your buds or maybe some other signs of plant distress that you can’t quite put your finger on. If any of these apply to you, you could be dealing with nearly every gardener’s biggest fear: moldy weed. Continue reading →
MSNL Strains
  1. Top 10 Best Outdoor Cannabis Strains 2022
    Top 10 Best Outdoor Cannabis Strains 2022
    Spring has officially arrived and if you are a fan of sun-grown outdoor cannabis, that means it’s planting season. Growers throughout the Northern Hemisphere are preparing the ground for what they hope will be a successful and bountiful harvest in the fall (or the summer if light dep is the name of your game). Whether you already have your favorite strain or are looking to try out something new, you should definitely read on. Continue reading →
  2. What are fast flowering cannabis strains?
    What are fast flowering cannabis strains?
    How quickly a strain grows can be very important. Speed is vital for commercial and covert growers. And recreational cultivators often want their crop as quickly as possible. For many, the answer is fast flowering cannabis. Careful crossbreeding has created a range of fast flowering strains that offer all the benefits of photoperiods while flowering in much less time. Thanks to fast version strains, the fastest growing weed no longer means compromising on quality. But what exactly are these strains and how do they differ from traditional alternatives? Continue reading →
  3. Your Ultimate Guide to Cookie Strains - Top Facts & History
    Your Ultimate Guide to Cookie Strains - Top Facts & History
    The cookie strains are some of the most notorious in the world. In fact, there’s an entire west-coast brand dedicated to the name. Over the years, cookies strain weed has been synonymous with crave-worthy aromas, pleasurable effects, and top-notch yields for growers, too.  So, where exactly did the lineage come from, how did the gene become so popular and what’s...
  4. The Ultimate Cheese Strain Guide
    The Ultimate Cheese Strain Guide
    Cheese strains join the list of some of the most peculiar classifications of weed. Similar to gassy strains, or skunky strains, cheese weed strains are in a class all of their own. However, unlike only being notable for a unique aroma, cheese strains standalone as their very own genetic and come with quite the past. So, what makes UK cheese...
MSNL Industry News
  1. The Latest on Cannabis Legalisation in UK - Your Top Questions Answered
    The Latest on Cannabis Legalisation in UK - Your Top Questions Answered
    As the world’s focus remains on global health, and politics, another movement has been flying under the radar. That being, UK legalisation of cannabis. After years of complications with medical cannabis programs UK officials are now considering cannabis legalisation for adult and recreational use.   So, what's the latest legalization news UK residents need to know when it comes to growing...
  2. Luxembourg Becomes The First European Country to Legalize Weed
    Luxembourg Becomes The First European Country to Legalize Weed
    2021 marks the year that Europe can finally celebrate the legalization of weed even if only in one country. Just this month, Luxembourg became the first European country to legalize not only the consumption of cannabis but the growing of it too. Experts say, Luxembourg serves as a pioneer for an ongoing legalization movement across the continent. With Italy being...
  3. Is CBD Legal in the EU? The Top Answers Here
    Is CBD Legal in the EU? The Top Answers Here
    The popularity of CBD is going global with sales and use rising across the world. Of course, just because CBD is highly sought after by citizens doesn’t mean it’s legal for use. Since CBD is a cannabinoid that’s produced by cannabis and hemp plants its legalities are stuck in a gray area for many parts of the world. Including countries in the European Union (EU). So if you’re a citizen in this part of the world - what do you need to know about the current state of CBD legality and legislation? Keep reading our ultimate guide on EU CBD regulations for the full 411. Continue reading →
  4. Will THC limits happen? The latest news on compliance state by state
    Will THC limits happen? The latest news on compliance state by state
    As exciting as the rise in marijuana legalization is for many consumers, another trend is also on the rise. Leaving many medical patients and advocates alike battling a new issue. The push for limiting THC in products across the country. Legislators and state regulatory agencies are increasingly attempting to limit the levels of THC in flower, concentrates and more. But...
MSNL Lifestyle
  1. How to calculate THC dosages in marijuana edibles
    How to calculate THC dosages in marijuana edibles
    Edibles are recently trending amongst beginner and veteran cannabis users alike. Not only do they serve as an alternative to traditional smoking methods, but they serve extra potency, too. Which is a factor that can cause a problem for some users. Edible dosage and exact potencies can be confusing and somewhat complicated to figure out. But don’t worry, once you...
  2. Bob Marley - Unravelling the Mystery of the Reggae Legend
    Bob Marley - Unravelling the Mystery of the Reggae Legend
    With songs like No Woman, No Cry, Jammin’, and Buffalo Soldier, the word ‘musician’ might be the first one to cross your mind when you hear the name Bob Marley. But Bob Marley was so much more, including a philanthropist, known Rastafarian, and political activist. And some say it’s those activities that may have been ultimately responsible for his death. Continue reading →
  3. Top 10 Stoner Movies of All Time
    Top 10 Stoner Movies of All Time
    Stoner movies may never win an Academy Award but for potheads, there’s no better way to spend an evening. There are really just two requirements for our top ten list: they need to be funny and there needs to be a lot of pot-smoking. These top movies have both. Continue reading →
  4. Top 10 Cannabis Strains for a New Year’s Eve Party
    Top 10 Cannabis Strains for a New Year’s Eve Party
    New Year’s Eve is just around the corner and everyone has their own way of celebrating. Maybe you like to head out and light up the town, whether it’s at a club or going to a party. Or maybe you’re more the type that likes to stay cozy indoors and watch movies or binge-watch your favorite Netflix show. Whatever kind of New Year’s Eve you enjoy, there’s a cannabis strain that will help you light up the night and ring in the New Year in the best way. Continue reading →
MSNL Recipes
  1. Easter Cannabis Infused Edible Recipes
    Easter Cannabis Infused Edible Recipes
    If there’s any holiday that could be known as the chocolate holiday, it’s Easter. It’s a time to celebrate as kids run around looking for chocolate eggs and maybe a gift hidden somewhere. But while adults may not join in the egg hunt, there are ways for them to have a little fun of their own. Continue reading →
  2. Easy To Make Christmas Marijuana Edibles Recipes
    Easy To Make Christmas Marijuana Edibles Recipes
    The excitement of Christmas is in the air! As you’re wondering how to make this year a bit more festive, you may want to head to the kitchen. Christmas marijuana edibles recipes are the perfect gift for friends and family. And, they can make wrapping all those presents much more fun! Below are some treats, both sweet and savoury, to liven up your holidays this year.  Continue reading →
  3. How to make cannabis infused pumpkin pie
    How to make cannabis infused pumpkin pie
    Thanksgiving is a great time filled with lots of family and friends and of course, a ton of food. To make it even better, why not infuse some of that food with some high quality cannabis? This pumpkin pie recipe is a great way to do it and a sweet type of edible that all your friends will enjoy!   Continue reading →
  4. The Ultimate Guide To Halloween Party Edibles
    The Ultimate Guide To Halloween Party Edibles
    You can’t talk about Halloween and not mention the sweets that come along with the holiday. For cannabis enthusiasts, there’s an even better way to enjoy them! There is no shortage of recipes for cannabis-infused edibles that are sure to make this holiday even better for you. Continue reading →
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