The Cannabis Encyclopedia!

The Emerald Cup (www.emeraldcup.com ) this weekend, December 13-14, will be your first chance to see the first and only copy of the Cannabis Encyclopedia, my opus. The Cannabis Encyclopedia will be sent to the printer the mid-month (December 2014)! Finishing a new book is always a big job. There are always a lot of…

Welcome to the New MarijuanaGrowing.com!

Welcome to our new site! We are really excited about this new platform – offering you premium content and information for all your growing needs. Our goal is for you, the site visitor, to have easy access to information and to stay in touch with us via my Facebook, Twitter, ¬†Instagram and YouTube accounts as…

Vicente Fox (Pres. Mexico 2000-2006) Guest Blog

With much pride I announce that Vicente Fox Quesada (President of Mexico 2000-2006) wrote the “Foreword” to my new book, Cannabis Encyclopedia: Biology, Indoor, Outdoor and Greenhouse Cultivation, Concentrates, Cooking and Medical Marijuana. We just finished translating the original text from Spanish into English. George F. Van Patten and Vicente Fox Quesada, president of Mexico…

Medical Cannabis Bike Tour

Luc Krol from Paradise Seeds sent me an email the other day about the Medical Cannabis Bike Tour. It was very interesting because the past two years Luc has been spearheading this 400 km (250 mile) three-day bike tour just before a major cannabis fair in Spain. Luc has done a wonderful job of bringing…

Unconventional Christmas Story

Here is an e-mail I received from my physician, Dr. Ron Kennedy. It brings forth memories of similar experiences in my life and reinforces my belief system. Please read and pass it on. I used to be a young man (hard to believe), and a medical student (my mother could hardly believe that part) and…

Back in Barcelona!

It feels great to be back in Spain! Landing here gives me a sense of freedom, the same freedom I felt in medical states in the USA. The airport is new and more than one kilometer long! A short time after arriving, I met with my old friends for lunch. The main subject was how…