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MG : people, plants, products ; December, 2015

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MG : people, plants, products ; December, 2015
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For the Cannab PROFESSION

Decemberj 2015
PEOPLE + PLANTS + PRODUCTS


CONTENTS
FOREVER FLOWERING GREENHOUSES JONATHAN VALDMAN proves that the road less traveled can be a very lucrative path for the intrepid.cannabis entrepreneur.


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HARVEST
News & information from around the nation.
SPOTLIGHT: Edibles
Kushy Punch has turned bite-sized gumniies into big business.
BOOKS
In The Cannatfis Manifesto, author Steve DeAngelo takes the reader on a compelling journey of self-discovery.
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EDITOR IN CHIEF: Tom Hymes EXECUTIVE EDITOR: Rob Hill CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Angela Derasmo CONTACT: Editorialacannmg.com
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CONTENTS
Cover Illustration By Gavin Antill
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TOP SHELF
San Franciscos Barbary Coast Collective offers an ode to rich history combined with modern flower.
RETAILING
6 ways to bring reefer madness retro to your dispensary and create a buzz.
BIZ DEV
Expert advice on how to expand your business into multiple states.
SEX & SATIVA
Sex anthropologist Carrie Borzillo pens a Dear Budtenderopen letter to dispensaries.
CORNER OFFICE
An in-depth Q&A with Kush Bottles CEO Nick Kovacecich.
FEATURE
Tim Blake talks about the Emerald Cups role in helping outdoor growers emerge from the shadows into the light, and why hell always fight for the small farmer.
CULTIVATION
U Green Source Gardens yields rich harvests with its eco-dynamic, no-till soil stewardship of the land.
r O HORTICULTURE
An in-depth Q&A with Kush Bottles CEO Nick Kovacecich.
HEALTH & WELLNESS
Rx Green Solutions set out to help growers simplify their programs and improve output.
TECHNOLOGY
Current weed apps struggle to deliver what the community wants (and needs).
no LEGAL
California law Q&A with noted criminal defense attorney Bruce Margolin.
PRODUCTS
Things that cut, grind, chop, vape, smoke, grow and taste really, really good.
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HASH TAG
OPINION
Testing for toxic substances is the right thing to do for your business and your karma.


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CONTENTS 42 FOREVER FLOWERING GREENHOUSE'S JONATHAN VALDMAN proves that the road less trav eled ca n be a very lucrative path for the crumabis entrepreneur. mgmagazine is printed in the USA and all rights are reserved. C2015 by CANN Media Group, LLC. m g considers i t s sources reliable and verifies as much data as pcssible, although repcrting inaccuracies can occur; consequently, readers using this information do so at their own risk. Each business oppcrtuni ty and/or investment inherently contains criteria understanding that the publisher is not rendering legal or financial advise. Neither CANN Media Group. LLC. nor their employees accept any respcnsibility whatsoever for their activities. All letters sent to mg magazine will be treated as unconditionally assigned tor publication, copyright purpcses and use in any publication or brochure and are subjec t to m g magazine's unrestricted right t o edit and comment. 4 }mg

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CONTENTS 26 28 32 36 38 5 0 6 }mg TOP SHELF San Francisco's Barbary Coast Collective offers an ode to rich history combined with modern flower. RETAILING 6 ways to bring reefer madness retro to your dispensary and create a buzz. BIZ DEV Expert adv i ce o n h ow to expand your business into multiple states. SEX&SATIVA Sex anthropol ogist Carrie Borzill o pens a "Dear B u d tender" open letter to dispensaries. CORNER OFF ICE An in-depth Q&A with Kush Bottles CEO N ick Kovacecich F EA T URE Tim Blake talks about the Emerald Cup's role in helping outdoor growers emerge from the shadows into the light, and why he ll always fight for the small farmer. 57 58 60 65 CULTIVATION Green Source Gardens yields rich harvests with its "eco-dynamic, no till soil stewar d ship" of the l and. HORTICULTURE An in-depth Q&A with Kush Bottles CEO Nick Kovacecich. HEALTH & WELLNESS Rx Green Solutions set out to help growers simplifY their programs and improve output. TECHNOLOGY Current weed apps struggle to deliver what the community wants (and need s). 68 70 77 79 LEGAL Cover Illus tration By Ga vin Antill California law Q&A with noted criminal defense attorney Bruce Margolin. PRODUCTS Things that c u t, grind, chop, vape, smoke, grow and taste really, really good. HASH TAG OPINION Testing for toxic substances is the right thing to do for your business and your karma.