Josh Malman is the grow operations manager at The Clinic in Denver, Colorado. He’s gone from the professional horticultural industry to pioneering legal cannabis growing in Colorado and the country, really. The Clinic produces medical and recreational weed, cannabis, in Colorado. Also, in a couple of other states, Nevada and Illinois. They’re also responsible for The Bank, which is an interesting breeding project that you will hear us talk about. So, stay tuned and listen as we talk strains, technology, Coco mediums, extracts, and lots and lots of Blue Dream here on The Real Dirt.

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This podcast is brought to you by Cultivate Colorado. Cultivate is one of the largest indoor horticultural suppliers in Colorado with two stores in the Denver Metro Area and free delivery from the Front Range to Pueblo. They are the place that commercial and personal growers go to for a wide variety of high quality soil, lights, hydroponics and expertise. They have everything you need to grow your dreams and cultivate your legend.

This podcast is brought to you by Denver NORML. Denver NORMLis an organization that advocates for the rights of every marijuana consumer in Mile High City, while also creating long lasting partnerships with local businesses that share our values: A deep love for the community, the Cannabis plant and a commitment to educate our audiences.

This podcast is also brought to you by Growers. Growers is a Colorado owned and operated soil and nutrient company, established in 2015. After 15+ years of experience as growers, they know how to make a consistent and effective line of soils and nutrients in an environmentally conscious way.

Show Notes

04:30 – Indoor vs Outdoor Cultivation
06:45 – Emerging Green house technologies
08:45 – History of the Clinic
10:50 – Medical vs. Recreational
14:30 – Modifications to the Clinic
16:15 – Current Illinois cannabis state
16:45 – Nevada cannabis legal state
19:50 – BREAK
21:17 – Resume
21:19 – Pax and Clinic extractions
24:19 – Distillate
27:48 – Other extraction types
30:00 – Josh’s favorite products
31:00 – About cannabis competitions
34:35 – Clinic Growing Style
38:00 – Discussing Coco
41:04 – BREAK
42:00 – Resume – **Sparks Joint
43:20 – Differences between grow techniques
49:00 – Discussing Blue Dream
49:40 – Strain Preferences
52:00 – **Fridge compressor turns on
56:00 – The Bank genetics program
59:00 – Future of Cannabis Industry
1:00:35 – Issues with LEDs
1:04:10 – Culture shifts in cannabis world
1:07:40 – Conclusion