Was at my boys house keeping him company while he gardened talking grow talk, previous grows current grows and future grows as you do and as I held this leaf here all I could think back to was school, year 7 drawing weed leaves all over my books and pages anywhere there was a little space Ganja leaves would be drawn. I knew then even at 11 years old my relationship with this plant was special and I knew then that one day I would be a part of this industry. Now almost 20 years later It's hard to tell what will really happen in the UK over the next few years within the cannabis industry, will we follow suit of the countries leading the cannabis revolution make the right changes and get this medicine out of this age long prohibition or will we drive it into a black market free for all with the price rising to the value of cocaine and the common smoker not being able to afford to medicate? You can see already the merge of prices between domestic and import, before the sudden influx of Cali top shelf a UK ounce over £240 was unheard of no matter what quality, the craziest thing you would hear of was £10 a gram all the way. Since the unregulated import has gone out of control, the money spent on it is reaching record heights and the fact that 3rd party investors buy out growers and raise the price of product by almost 100% has lead to domestic growers now feeling undercut and under appreciated so you see domestic grown weed at STANDARD quality hit £300 with people not batting an eyelid. At this rate it won't be long untill other growers follow suit and the industry will snowball into a spiralling money pit with no bottom and no end in site. The rise in price of domestic grown weed and the quality of uk produce on its release are 2 big reasons why the "cali weed" market has taken of so vigorously in recent months. Because of prohibition, demand and greed you see farmers rush their end product giving consumers unsmokeable flowers, leading them to seek better smoking and cleaner tasting meds elsewhere. It's not too late to change the way this is going, we are at the tipping point on the iceberg and we can decide which way it goes.
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