Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Minimizing wastewater in commercial cannabis grows

According to Cannabis Training University, two key resources are essential to any successful cannabis grow, regardless of whether its private or commercial: water and light: Full-spectrum lighting can come from either the sun or indoor grow lights, but the water for your grow will most likely come from…

CannaTechnics makes its appearance at HortiContact and in the cannabis technology market:

"The technology must serve the cultivation plan of the medicinal cannabis grower"

Now that there is also increasingly more movement in the cultivation of medicinal cannabis on the European continent, a Dutch technology player is in the spotlight. CannaTechnics is the name of the company, located in De Lier, that intends to provide cannabis growers with both complete greenhouses as…

US (CO): urban-gro to provide clone-to-flower crop protection

urban-gro has announced the commercial availability of Eco-1 40, a broad-spectrum OMRI-listed solution for plants from the dipping stage to foliar applications during the…

"The supply surged ahead of demand much faster"

US (PA): New Stanton based hemp operation closes

A company that seemed poised to make Westmoreland County a hemp hub has folded, leaving local growers with nowhere to sell their crops. Commonwealth Alternative Medicinal…

"Core One Labs subsidiary begins to show strong results"

Core One Labs announces that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Core Isogenics, has begun a highly complex nutritional regimen to accelerate the growth of cannabis plants and…

US (CO): Scott Wiley joins Growcentia as CEO

Growcentia has appointed Scott Wiley as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors, effective immediately. "I'm excited about the projects Growcentia is working on, from new technologies and products to expanded markets," said incoming CEO Scott Wiley. "The company is the most…

Biotech Institute secures novel propagation technology

Biotech Institute and Booshoot have finalized a technology licensing agreement that they say will set a new standard for the propagation of hemp and cannabis. The deal grants Biotech Institute exclusive rights to Booshoot’s innovative proprietary micropropagation methods enabling renewable, sustainable…

CAN (ON): Licensing and manufacturing agreement finalized

Indiva Limited has entered into a licensing and manufacturing agreement with Dycar Pharmaceuticals. "Pursuant to the Agreement, Dycar will immediately provide Indiva with…

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US (CO): Colorado cannabis sales hit $1.75 billion in 2019

Last year was the most lucrative 12 months for cannabis sales in Colorado since the state’s voters legalized recreational cannabis. Medical and recreational cannabis sales hit…

US (CA): Wine and cannabis in Napa Valley

Napa Valley is famous for its cabernet sauvignon. But with the cannabis industry moving in fast, some of the region’s storied vintners are sounding the alarm that California’s…

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TH: New govt website on use of medical cannabis

The Public Health Ministry is launching a website designed to provide information about the use of medical cannabis for public reference. Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said on Wednesday the website would provide a comprehensive source of information about medical cannabis, covering topics…

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CAN (BC): Management changes in Christina Lake Cannabis

Christina Lake Cannabis has announced that Mr. Benjamin Asuncion has resigned as a director and Mr. Arie Prins has stepped down as President, Chief Executive Officer, and a director of the Company effective immediately. The board of directors has appointed Mr. Joel Dumaresq, Director and Chief Financial…

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US (FL): Launching a new multi-sensor system

CO2Meter has released its new multi-sensor system that exceeds all national, state and jurisdictional safety codes. The highly anticipated CO2 Multi-Sensor System (CM-7000) will now provide restaurants, breweries, agriculture facilities and other industries with the ability to monitor up to twelve…

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US (MA): A quest to be first MA-based cannabis microbusiness

If it wasn't for the dozens of cannabis plants growing in the next room, the bright green walls and the tinge of pot in the air, you could mistake it for the family dinner…

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UK: Britain's first cannabis-based medicine will be available in January

Epidyolex will be available for British epilepsy sufferers from Jan. 6 after the government fast-tracked it into the National Health Service. It will be the first medicinal cannabis product that doctors can prescribe to patients after the UK legalized medical marijuana in October 2018. The government…

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Recycling breweries’ carbon dioxide

Colorado hopes to make cannabis industry more eco-friendly

In an effort to make Colorado’s cannabis industry more eco-friendly, the state’s health department and energy office launched two new pilot programs Wednesday focused on reducing carbon emissions and improving energy efficiency at local cultivations. Both programs support Gov. Jared Polis’ mission to cut…

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8 advantages of implementing a biomass heating system into your business

With an abundance of environmental legislation and net-zero carbon emissions targets, biomass heating systems are becoming increasingly popular in the horticultural industry. With many nurseries seeing a great additional income from RHI payments and a substantially lower fuel supply cost, it is no wonder…

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Is UV light important for cannabis?

UVA light has been shown to increase secondary metabolite activity in many plants, and this is also the case with cannabis. The most important secondary metabolites from a cannabis grower’s perspective are cannabinoids such as THC and CBD, as well as terpenes which give cannabis its distinctive aroma.…

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Aiding the traceability of cannabis products

The requirement for “seed to sale” inventory control systems is growing in importance. State regulators are now mandating the cannabis industry to track the cultivation,…

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US (MD): Collaboration to develop cannabis cultivars targeting gastrointestinal cancer

Cannabics Pharmaceuticals has signed a Memorandum Of Understanding with RCK Medical Cannabis to develop cannabis chemovars targeted to treat gastrointestinal cancers. RCKMC is…

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Coco coir company finds new operating help in India

Shakti Cocos B.V. originated from Van der Gaag Potgrond B.V., a family business with several generations of experience in potting soil and substrates for professional horticulture. With the emergence of coco as a substrate in the 1980s, the need arose to have control over quality, product developments…

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