Supplies and Equipment

Before I get into what actually grows in each of the three rooms, I want to talk about cost. To get started, even with only a few plants, and to do it right, you'll have to invest about 700 (without seeds), about the cost of two ounces of medical grade marijuana in California. About a third of your purchase will go for a high-intensity lamp used in the flowering stage. While it may be possible to grow indoors for less money just using fluorescent lighting, the difference in the quality and...

Fertilizing and Watering

While you can't fight fate, you can do something about your luck. Two crucial components in the growing process are water and fertilizer. As promised earlier, once you get your seedlings into the Clone Room you can replace bottled water with regular tap water, as long as you aren't using a home water-purifying system. These systems reduce or remove the chlorine from the water. While this is good for you, chlorine is a necessary chemical to a plant. Most fertilizer providers remove any...

Woody Harrelson and Todd McCormick oAmIMcally Incorrect

Todd The government has been trying to put me in jail for ten-years-to-life because I grew my own medicine. Todd McCormick may spend the rest of his life in prison for researching this book On July 29, 1997, Todd McCormick was arrested by the DE A for growing (manufacturing) medical marijuana in his own home, in California, after the passage of Proposition 215 that specifically permitted medical marijuana cultivation. McCormick faces a ten-year mandatory minimum sentence (possibly life) and a...

Cloning

Cannabis Clone Business

Tray of 1-inch-by-1-inch rockwool rooting cubes. You will need one cube per clone. (Rockwool is rocks, melted, and spun fine like cotton candy. Honest. It holds just the right amount of moisture and also provides necessary support for the clone.) 1. Set up a sterile working area. Clean all surfaces and utensils with rubbing alcohol. Before use, soak the rock-wool cubes in water to remove any dry spots. The water pHlevel should be 5.5-to-5.7. 1. Set up a sterile working area. Clean all surfaces...

Introduction Who Is Todd McCormick

Todd McCormick had cancer nine times before he was ten. That's the journalistic shorthand for what happened to Todd McCormick. Starting at the age of two, McCormick had a series of tumors known as Histiocytosis X. Now science knows this to be a benign tumor of childhood that usually goes away on its own. When Todd McCormick was two, unfortunately, medical science treated Histiocytosis X as a malignant cancer requiring aggressive treatment. This included chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery all...

Cloning For a Continuous Harvest

Up until now, your main focus has been raising plants from seeds and setting the stage for a continual harvest. You've been taught to sex your plants and juggle your grow rooms and you've learned all the basics of cloning. You are now ready to put it all together to supply your medical Here's how a continual harvest works Take clones from the Mother Plant, raise them in the Clone Room for a month and ripen them into medicine in the Flower Room for two more months while the Mother Plant keeps...

Alexander Hamilton October 14 1791

By the turn of the century, England was on the cutting edge of Western medicine. Sir William Osier, then the world's most renowned doctor, hailed medical marijuana as the best remedy for migraines. Sir Russell Reynolds gave medical marijuana to Queen Victoria for PMS and other ailments. Writing about medical marijuana in the first edition of the British medical journal The Lancet, Reynolds said it's one of the most valuable medicines we possess. Ironically, Queen Elizabeth would get locked away...

Letter from President Washington

To John Sinclair, December 10, 1796 200years before the passage of 215 ED NOTE John Sinclair, of course, is also the name of one of the foremost marijuana freedom fighters of the 1960s and 1970s. He spent several years in prison on marijuana charges. He currently lives in New Orleans and has a twice-weekly jazz radio show on WWOZ, online at www.wwoz.org. 70 million on scientific research in the last quarter-century without proving that medical marijuana is a dangerous drug. In truth, this plant...