Seed to Harvest: Part 5- Vegetate and Bloom Stages Deciding what strains to grow will only get you halfway to starting a garden. Once you know what to grow you have to figure out how to get it. There are a few ways that cannabis growers share and get genetics....Read More
News Brief: Medical Marijauna in Schools?
Colorado House Bill 1373 received unanimous approval from all 35 state Senators on Tuesday, May 3rd. This bill is of unique historical importance in the fight to recognize marijuana as medicine. It will require all public schools in the state to treat medical marijuana the same as any other medication, allowing students access to the medication they need during school hours.
Currently, students must choose between breaking school policy to take their medication on campus, leaving campus and missing class in order to take their medicine during the school day, and suffering negative health consequences from not accessing medication for the entire school day.
The text of the bill states that it “allows a student to use medical marijuana on school grounds, on a school bus, or at a school activity and requires each school district to adopt a policy allowing the medical marijuana use.” The medicine must be administered by a primary caregiver in a nonsmokeable form (such as a tincture, patch, pill, or edible). The bill was first introduced March 16th of this year and is currently awaiting Governor Hickenlooper’s likely signature.
As of March 31st, 2016, there are 343 children under the age of 18 registered as medical marijuana patients in the state. The most common condition treated by medical marijuana use in children is seizures (as opposed to severe pain in adults). With the passage of this bill, these children will have their patient rights guaranteed in the public education system and no longer have to suffer from compromised access to their medication during school hours.
Seed to Harvest: Part 4- Growing Conditions: Light Cycles Indoors and Out In this series, we’ve looked at marijuana genetics: varietal selection, types of seeds, and clones. Once you’ve got the genetics, you are on to growing.Marijuana grown indoors requires significant controls to create an ideal growing environment. Many people...Read More
Seed to Harvest: Part 3 – Making the Cut: A Closer Look at Clones If you missed the latest blog post, we talked about the different types of marijuana seeds available to growers. Now we’re going to focus on the other side of the genetic coin: clones.Cloning is a method of...Read More
News Brief: New Location in Pueblo East Now Open From humble beginnings as the City of Pueblo’s first recreational cannabis dispensary to building a state-of-the-art extraction lab, and adding greenhouse cultivation, NuVue Pharma’s growth over the last five years has been nothing short of astounding. One of our many goals...Read More
News Brief: NuVue Pharma Places Again in “The Grow Off” Awards A competition looking for the Best Growers in Colorado, The Grow Off, has recognized our NuVue Pharma Grow-Team for the second year. The grow team at NuVue Pharma managed to beat dozens of growers throughout the State, taking home...Read More
News Brief: Marijuana and Veterans An estimated 20% of American veterans suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. A common statistic that we hear is 22: that’s the daily average number of veteran suicides, most due to the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder and the difficulty of transitioning back into civilian life. Dr. Sue...Read More