A popular option for both home and commercial growers all over the world, OG Kush was first cultivated in Florida way back in the 1990s when a team of weed breeders crossed a Californian strain with a Kush plant they had imported from Amsterdam.
Additionally, the law also requires that the bulk of your supply of the good stuff (specifically anything over 2.5 ounces) is kept in a secure container. Reasonable enough, right?
A winner of multiple awards and frequently included in the High Times all-time top 25 classic weed strains, White Widow boasts fulsome, resin-rich buds which deliver a strong, satisfying hit. This is due to its formidable lineage as an expertly developed cross breed of Brazilian strain Landrace Sativa and a world-renowned Indica hybrid mother plant.
2. Northern Lights
An underrated strain which is gaining popularity across America, the aptly-named Gorilla Glue has much to recommend it. Created by blending the Chem’s Sister, Sour Double, and Chocolate Diesel strains in a 50/50 Indica/Sativa mix, this finely balanced hybrid has been designed to reflect the latest trends in cannabis breeding.
A pure Indica strain, Northern Lights has an impressive THC content of around 18%, and if cultivated with care and skill can be harvested within 8 weeks. It responds well to SOG (Sea of Green) and SCROG (Screen of Green) techniques, making it an ideal choice for Michigan-based growers who keep their crops indoors. Expect the yield of your indoor crop to be around 500 grams per m2.
Yields are also highly respectable, being between 550 and 650 grams per plant. This makes White Widow a superb choice for commercial growers looking to maximize their crop, although home growers also enjoy being able to harvest an ample quantity of weed from just a few plants.
Michigan-based growers with an indoor setup will appreciate the compact nature of OG Kush plants as it will help them to maximise their available growing space. Flowering times are between 8 and 9 weeks, meaning that it is possible to harvest indoor crops within 12 to 16 weeks from planting. Indoor yields of around 425 to 475 grams per m2 can be achieved with the help of basic growing techniques.
Abel issued a warning to legislators and others who want to change the legalization of marijuana.
Their first priority will be working with communities that want to prohibit marijuana businesses in their communities, which is allowed under the ballot proposal.
And there is a movement to try and restrict the home grow portion of the ballot proposal. Many Republican lawmakers never supported the ballot proposal to legalize marijuana in Michigan and now want to take a look at tweaking the language of the law.
Marijuana use, possession and growing becomes legal in Michigan 10 days after the Board of Canvassers certifies the election results, which should be sometime in December.
Depending on the strain and the growing conditions, a single marijuana plant can yield anywhere from 2 ounces to 2 pounds.
“That’s not legitimate. It’s so obvious that it’s an attempt to work around the law,” he said. “That defeats the entire purpose of the law.
The Healthy and Productive Michigan group, which opposed the legalization proposal, is also considering its options to try and stem the tide of legal weed that will surely flood the Michigan market.
56% of voters supported the legalisation of cannabis, which indicates a strong majority views the drug positively. However, some industry experts talk about ‘fear’ campaigns, which led other Michigan residents to protest against cannabis legalisation.
However, the law does enable individuals to access cannabis in other ways. For example, it’s permitted to ‘gift’ up to 2.5 ounces (or 15 grams of concentrated cannabis) to another adult, as long as no money is exchanged. It’s also legal to grow supplies at home.
In the privacy of their own homes, individuals may possess up to 10 ounces of cannabis flowers, but anything over 2.5 ounces must be securely locked away (e.g. in a safe, locked drawer or briefcase). If caught flouting these rules, the police regard it as a civil infraction, which is punishable with a $100 fine.
Some parts of Michigan will not have any cannabis retailers at all. State law permits individual communities (e.g. cities) to opt out, for example, if they feel it sends a negative message to young people. At the time of writing, around 40 communities have chosen to adopt this approach.
In 2018, the Farm Bill was passed, permitting the cultivation of industrial hemp across the US. Michigan’s state licencing law came into effect in January 2019. However, federal law forbids the issuing of registrations or licences until a state plan has been submitted and approved by the USDA.
The state plan must demonstrate that Michigan has the right policies and procedures in place to:
Like recreational users, patients are permitted to use up to 2.5 ounces of cannabis at home, and may grow as many as 12 plants.