Growers Say Ohio’s Tight Timeline Could Delay 1st Pot Crop

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials in Ohio say they don’t expect to issue the state’s first medical marijuana cultivator licenses until around November, at least a month later than growers expected.

The Ohio Department of Commerce announced the timetable Thursday.

It drew immediate concern from the National Cannabis Industry Association of Ohio. The association had anticipated growers having about a year before the September 2018 deadline to ramp up their operations and produce their first crop.

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Nico’s Nuggets: Grow Some Weed This Summer!

Hello, Nico!

Thanks for all the great grow articles; I’ve learned so much about marijuana from HIGH TIMES over the years! I am wondering if it is too late for me to grow a plant or two outside this summer and get a harvest come Autumn? I have a back deck that gets sunlight most of the day. We live in Tennessee. I started some bag seed, and the seedlings are nearly six inches in height now. What should I do?

Thanks & keep up the good work,

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California Grows Too Much Weed for Its Own Use

In California, the good news is that legal weed is on the way—big time. The bad news is that Cali has too much!

Observers of California’s potential billion-dollar industry warn that growers are churning out too much. But how much is too much?

California’s cannabis production is said to be eight times more than what the state collectively consumes.

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The Time Jackie Kennedy Found Marijuana Growing in Her Garden

Throughout most of the early sixties, JFK and Jacqueline Kennedy (née Bouvier) were as high as kites, receiving near-daily amphetamine-laced injections from Dr. Max Jacobson, aka “Miracle Max.”

Apparently though, Jackie O was afraid of a little cannabis.

In a new memoir, Jackie’s Girl: My Life with the Kennedy Family (Gallery Books) by Kathy McKeon, who worked as the former first lady’s personal assistant and nanny between 1964 and 1977, McKeon revealed that marijuana was discovered growing in the garden of Jackie O’s home. No, not the White House, the infamous Hyannis Port Kennedy Compound in Massachusetts.

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