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April M. Short

April is the former drugs section editor at AlterNet.org and has written about all things cannabis for national and international outlets for decades.

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Legal Hemp Is Not Safe on American Highways

Conflicting federal and state laws mean police are seizing products that can’t get anyone high.

April M. Short - March 4, 2019

Restrictive Laws Power Indoor Cannabis in California

With only 12 municipalities in California that allow for outdoor cannabis growing, indoor has become the norm. But indoor pollutes and wastes resources, so some companies are promoting outdoor to reduce the impact on the environment.

April M. Short - May 24, 2019

How to Grow Sustainable Cannabis? Look to Beer, Wine, and Rice Industries

Growing outdoor cannabis in California is highly restricted. Here's how small-scale farmers can look to the beer, wine, and rice industries to make growing more sustainable.

April M. Short - July 25, 2019

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How to Grow Sustainable Cannabis? Look to Beer, Wine, and Rice Industries

Growing outdoor cannabis in California is highly restricted. Here's how small-scale farmers can look to the beer, wine, and rice industries to make growing more sustainable.

April M. Short - July 25, 2019

Restrictive Laws Power Indoor Cannabis in California

With only 12 municipalities in California that allow for outdoor cannabis growing, indoor has become the norm. But indoor pollutes and wastes resources, so some companies are promoting outdoor to reduce the impact on the environment.

April M. Short - May 24, 2019

Legal Hemp Is Not Safe on American Highways

Conflicting federal and state laws mean police are seizing products that can’t get anyone high.

April M. Short - March 4, 2019