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The Cannabis Files


I have written alot on cannabis and dementia, growing cannabis for the disabled and more. Normally cannabis stories will get published in the main story flow but each will have a link here..


Cannabis and Dementia:

This is where we will keep notes on what is working for various dementia symptoms, the latest research on medicinal cannabis as well as the best ways to use cannabis if you are disabled.

Cannabis and Dementia, more precise information on the dosages, strains and ingestion methods I have found to be efficacious. If you read nothing else, read this.

Cannabis and Dementia Update: more conclusive evidence that the 18:1 CBD:THC meds I use do indeed have real-world, readily noticeable benefits, with one concern...

Cannabis and Pain: cannabis can indeed help with pain but there is a lot of misinformation out there, some from people who fear legalization and some from just plain ignorance.

Cannabis at Home:

This is where I will post articles on various aspects of growing in the privacy of your home, different contraptions I have come up with the make the whole growing process less error-prone and how to get the most out of your rooted plant count, which is how many medical states assess cannabis growing.

To be turned into links as they are written..

Stoner Food: How to survive in the kitchen when you can't think straight and you have no idea what ingredients you have...

Reviews:
Grindarolla: An easy way to roll joints for the rest of us

The Black Mamba: A functional dry herb vape for very little money

The Vape-Fob: Someone in Asia took a Davinci Ascent 3 and engineered it into a key fob, for vaping anywhere...very sly.

The Daily High Club Tommy Chong Steamroller, my new best friend.

Grow stuff:
Making RSO 101: another way to make your own meds safely and securely.

Operation: Constant Clarity, a project and grow journal to create the ultimate medication for dementia.

Operation: Black Diesel: Testing a theory to double the yield of any given indoor plant. In progress...

The Trellis Project: An attempt to wrap up everything we have learned about growing indoors, reimagine the grow tent and demonstrate exactly how and why the trellis technique is superior for indoor growing. Right now the crop (Citrus Sap) are about one week away from going to bloom and so far they have been grown more or less traditionally. All the interesting/crazy stuff is just ahead. I mean to take one video per week to show how all this works...

Growing: The Big Picture - explains overall layout of a grow, where to get the parts on the cheap, the continual harvest, 


Growing: Tips for the disabled. While there are a lot of little things you can do to maximize your chances for a good harvest if you are disabled, one of, if not the key thing is: protect those roots.

FAWL: Food, Air, Water, Light. All you need to grow pot.

Growing: Seed Starter

Growing: Cloning for fun and profit.

Jeffs Instant-from-scraps, no-cost clone rooter. Got cuttings and need clones but no rooter and no money? Check out the video for an easy solution anyone can follow!

My Purple Diamonds: These two Black Diesel mothers have been through 60 kinds of hell, but the freezing and snowing here (in VEGAS) has produced some of the prettiest purple colorings as I have ever grown or seen. Lime-green buds in a wreath of purple sugarleaves. 

Growing: Hack for safely adding plants to the To Go Cup...things...

Growing: The....To Go Cup....thing..

Growing: The main rig

Cannabis as medicine: making hashish

Growing in hostile environments: The Nevada Desert

Growing: Drying and Curing

Growing: Daily Grow Chores

Growing: Resources. Where to find stuff you need.

Recirculation: A Key to Bigger Yields?

Recirc 2: Another use for the To Go Cups...


Hempy Buckets: What to do when dementia means you can't do anything else...

Grow Pix:

Just photos of interesting grows I and others have done....

Weed Pr0n: just a goofy collection of things I have made over the years with GIMP (like Photoshop on Windows, only better)...



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