Category: News | Posted on Wed, January, 2nd 2013 by THCFinder
Now that recreational marijuana is legal in Colorado, residents are in a bit of a jam: They can't legally buy marijuana in the state, but they can legally grow up to six plants in their homes. But what if you don't have a green thumb? Well, that's where THC University comes in -- Colorado's first professional marijuana cultivation training program.
Talk about higher education.
The weed school is the brainchild of 24-year-old Matt Jones who will hold classes at Denver's Auraria Campus teaching how to properly grow marijuana from their homes -- and starting February 9th, THCU's classes will be in session.
"I think a lot of people just think you plant a seed, and let it go," Jones told 9News, but said that the process is much more involved than that. "You don't know all the time, where it came from, what exactly you're getting and where it came from. So this is a great way for you to be able to choose, I want my plants to be soil, I want it to be hydro, I want it to be organic.
Here's how THC University describes their mission on their website:
We believe there’s never been a better time to learn how to cultivate and care for your own marijuana plants than now. The passing of Amendment 64 allows you to legally possess and grow up to six marijuana plants in the state of Colorado, making marijuana cultivation a legal, rewarding, and cost effective way of producing marijuana for your own medicinal or recreational uses.
Our professional marijuana cultivation class will provide you with the knowledge and equipment necessary to confidently start growing your own plants without experiencing as many of the initial growing pains that many first time marijuana growers encounter.
The school offers an "Associates" (one full day class), a "Bachelors" (a full day class, diploma and 24/7 support post-"graduation") and a "Masters" package which includes class, 24/7 support and a grow kit so students will have all they need to get growing -- except the plants themselves, THCU does not provide marijuana plants in the classroom or to their students.
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Pipes or Bongs?
Category: Tokers | Posted on Wed, January, 2nd 2013 by THCFinder
2nd medical marijuana dispensary opens in Tucson
Category: Dispensaries | Posted on Wed, January, 2nd 2013 by THCFinder
We're getting a look at the second medical marijuana dispensary to open up in Tucson.
The Green Halo Caregiver Collective opened on the city's south side.
The building is highly secured and after patients use their state-issued identification to get inside, they can pick their medicine.
"We're talking a whole range of things..pretty much candies, a Tootsie pop thing they can suck on, brownies, different baked goods..chocolate things that are very tasty, but also a great way to deliver the medicine," said Green Halo manager Ken Sobel.
Green Halo has about 40 patients and employs 25 people.
Green Halo Caregiver Collective
3359 N. Freeway
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