Look. You promote capitalism. You believe you are entitled to ownership and control because you have money. This is what you get. We can keep capitalism, but without restrictions on the rich, we will always end up with oligopolies and monopolies. We will always be subjugated by the rich...
The Cannabist is promoting many things that lend them selves to big business. I gather they want that privilege or they would promote products that cannot easily be produced on large scale and they would oppose branding like snoop dog weed. A big thing that the "community" is into now is extract without even considering that is the easiest thing for fat cats to capture. They think it will make an easy win for them, but the lower the bar, the easier it will be for fat cats with immense capital leveraging.
Originally Posted by iBogart
Shit just got real. Real scary.
By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff
Scotts Miracle-Gro is hiking its holdings in hydroponics.
The lawn-and-garden giant — helmed by a CEO who sees legal marijuana as a billion-dollar opportunity — shelled out $136 million for Gavita
, a Dutch grow lighting and hardware company, and on Monday inked a deal to buy Arizona-based Botanicare
, a plant nutrient and hydroponics products provider that notched about $40 million in sales, Scotts Miracle-Gro officials said Wednesday...
Fuck homies. It's happening.
Exactly what they want you to do. You do the heavy lifting then they come in with piles of unearned wealth (money they didn't work for but took as profits off other people's work) and buy you out. Now they got a great deal. Profits with less heavy lifting.
Originally Posted by DJM
i cant wait to see all the people bashing gh start backpedaling when they find out all their grow lights are also owned by scott...