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Harvesting cannabis.
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Properly Harvesting a Cannabis Crop

It takes roughly three months to grow a marijuana clone to full maturity. When starting from seed, it can take even longer. After putting in that much time and labor throughout the growing process, the last thing a gardener wants to do is botch the harvest. After all, when and how a gardener harvests the marijuana crop will have a dramatic impact on the finished product’s flavor and overall quality.

Drying Cannabis.
From the Streets

Properly Drying and Curing Marijuana

Properly Grown, Dried and cured flowers burn smoothly and taste flavorful. The smell and flavor come from the terpenes and flavonoids in the buds. Terpenes also contribute to the strain’s specific effects. For buds to be proud of, think “low and slow.” Drying and curing flowers takes time and patience, but the finished buds are worth the wait.

Nugl acquires Nichols Publishing Company.
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NUGL Inc. (NUGL) Enters LOI to Acquire Nichols Publishing Company, Inc.

NUGL Inc. (OTC: NUGL), the cannabis industry’s new standard of technology, this morning announced its entry into a binding letter of intent to purchase Nichols Publishing Company, Inc., an Iowa-based corporation that publishes industry-known magazine publications such as the Professional Marijuana Grower and Garden & Greenhouse. “Each magazine has a specific audience that is complementary to the NUGL business model,” Ryan Bartlette, CMO of NUGL, stated in the news release. “The NUGL community is made up of businesses and enthusiasts, so these publications are a perfect fit for us. Their reach will expedite getting the word out about NUGL and what we’re all about.”

Interpreters Megan Romney, left, and Deb Colburn, right, work to process the hemp harvest Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, at George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate. Mount Vernon planted about 1,000 square feet of industrial hemp this year in recognition of Washington’s planting of the crop in the 18th century. (AP Photo/Matthew Barakat)
420 Culture

Rope, not dope: Hemp harvest at Washington’s Mount Vernon

MOUNT VERNON, Va. (AP) — Chopping cherry trees is not the only horticultural myth surrounding our most famous Founding Father — slacker culture has long reveled in the tenuous link […]