Cardiff Cannabis Cafe in the news for its ‘summer skunk’

UKCSC Cardiff Cannabis Cafe has featured in the Metro about how it has taken advantage of the extended heatwave to grow ‘summer skunk’. Club chairman Magic Trichs told the paper: ‘Everyone in our club has had great results this summer and that is purely down to this unbroken, perfect and dense sunshine we have had. You cannot replicate the sunshine we have had indoors, it is impossible, so the flavour and the high from these plants grown outdoors is so much better. ‘And now with these new autoflower strains which…

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Skunk #1 is used in Sativex: GW Pharmaceuticals’ Artificial Scarcity Revealed

New Scientist magazine has visited the GW Pharmaceuticals to interview Dr David Potter at the UK’s only legal cannabis farm, providing some revealing insights to the world of monopolised cannabis. Journalist Amy Fleming starts the article by describing Potter tending to a “Skunk #1” plant, which is used in the production of Sativex, the first marijuana medicine to be approved for use in the UK. GW, where Potter is botanical director, sells the drug in 29 countries, making the UK the world-leading legal cannabis exporter. That’s right. Britain is the…

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5 Simple Tips All Good Growers Know…

While the price of cannabis is skyrocketing in the UK there is only one real way to take the power back, and that is to grow your own! And if you are going to go to the effort of growing, or you already are, why not checkout these top tips from some of the best growers in the UKCSC Collectives and award winning UK breeders.  Let’s take a look at what the experts have to say about tending Mary Jane. Lollipop your plants. Take off all the lower branching and…

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How UK Cannabis Consumers Are Ripping Themselves Off

It’s become a bit of an exciting joke in the UK cannabis scene. To hear that someone has just paid around £50 a gram for some imported Californian flowers is mind blowing, as it is the same amount that many people think is already an overly-inflated price when it comes to buying grams of oil and concentrates. Recently we have shared our Fair Trade Cost Calculator with a number of growers right across the country. We have started to see the true cost of cannabis and how the hourly rate…

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