G&HC is always on the lookout for signs that mainstream big businesses are starting to accept marijuana as a legitimate sector they need to be involved with. We’ll report on them from time to time to provide context for the gift and home trade.
The latest comes from Scott, the big agricultural company best known for its Miracle-Gro lawn product, is partnering up with a Canadian company — pot is now legal in Canada — for a research center to study best practices in the field.
For those who have images of lone growers with a few plants in a closet in their basement, this represents a dramatic turning point in the field.
Here’s more on the story from HBS Dealer magazine: