Good day readers.
Medical Marijuana becoming legal in some states has initiated a series of questions with the same concept, how?
Well I can tell you how.
I have personal experience in a 100% legal Marijuana Warehouse [Grow]
I will briefly outline the standards of the newish industry..and can answer any questions if you would like.
1. The “mother” aka “mom” plant.
Mother plants give the option to produce clones for repeated production.
The plant is cut at the branch tip where the cuttings are then prepared to be rooted.
This plant is always female and can be created from any age of the plant.
Clones [clippings] from the mom plant should be extracted when she is 2 months old to ensure quality and a steady incline of growth.
The health of your plants are vital.
They all must be labeled and carefully tracked.
You need to watch for bugs, mold/mildew and de-leafing.
Spider mites are travelers.
PM is a common type of mold found.
You need to find the perfect balance of lighting, water, soil/hydroponics, temperature all the way down to humidity.
She is a very delicate plant.
Maintenance requires each plant to be touched daily and harvest time varies depending on your strain, climate and set up.
3. Once harvested the plants must hang upside down to dry.
Once dry, the plants are then tracked, labeled, weighed and distributed amongst “trimmers.”
The trimmers then cut excess fan leaves and other non THC polluted parts of the plant. For example the base stems.
This makes the marijuana presentable and cures it at the same time, making it more enjoyable to smoke.
4. Once the trimming is complete, it is dispersed into 3 bins, ALL of which are weighed and accounted for.
The first bin or tray will have your perfected, clipped buds resting in it.
The second bin will be your non THC parts of the plant, [waste-but still must be subtracted from original weight.]
The third bin is your extra pieces or “shake” with THC from sculpting the bud.
This also includes buds too small to sell.
This tray is not at all waste and is recycled to create budder, or “hash” with extraction and careful techniques. What isn’t used for hash/budder gets distributed to the kitchen so edibles can be made from the condensed part of the shake.
5. Packaging now takes place.
The weed is carefully weighed into bags divided by strain.
Orders are made and and weighed out.
1 gram = 1.05g
1/8th = 3.55g
Ounce = 28.35g
Budder = 1.05g
Joints = >1.1g
There’s the basics 👌
Let me know if you have any questions .