Too Few Green Lights for Smaller Cannabis Growers, Say Producers | Cannabis Culture


The hippie cachet and seaside accents of Alex Rumi’s craft-grown bud have proven such a hit in Alberta, retailers and consumers can’t get enough, the producer says.

“Retailers have had a hard time keeping it on the shelves,” said Rumi of the fruits of Good Buds, which boasts both indoor and outdoor organic grow operations on Salt Spring Island, B.C.

“There’s really a reputation with the Gulf Islands and Vancouver Island — pretty well anyone you point to on the street is likely growing something and it’s better than most.”

The indoor side of the company’s cultivation uses converted shipping containers, an approach Rumi dubs “black market-style.”

– Read the entire article at Calgary Herald.