Friday, February 3, 2023

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Research monitors development of deficiency symptoms

“Nutrient deficiencies reduced yield but had only minor effects on secondary metabolite composition”

"Cannabis is a commodity with high nutrient demands due to prolific growth under optimized environmental conditions. Since nutrient deficiencies can reduce yield and quality, cultivators need tools to rapidly detect and evaluate deficiency symptoms so corrective actions can be taken quickly to minimize…

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Trial results: "F1 hybrid cannabis seeds are 15% more profitable"

In a recent joint trial, Grodan and F1 SeedTech have demonstrated that it is possible to increase the gross margin in medicinal crop cultivation by at least 15%. This will come as welcome news to growers who are urgently looking for ways to improve their efficiency, whether because of price pressure…

"Portuguese cannabis growers selected our LED lights to achieve better yields and more efficiency"

Fluence is supporting the widespread expansion of pharmaceutical-grade medical cannabis cultivation operations in Portugal.  Portugal’s cannabis laws are among the most progressive in the world, and its established licensing system is ahead of most other European countries. Portugal decriminalized personal…

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LeafLink raises $100 million, announces leadership team changes

LeafLink announced it has secured a $100 million Series D financing led by CPMG, L2 Ventures, and Nosara Capital, alongside participation from existing investors. The investment will be funded in two tranches. LeafLink has implemented a series of executive leadership changes to drive the Company's…

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US (MI): Feds investigate ex-House Speaker Johnson for bribery in cannabis licensing

FBI agents and a federal grand jury have spent more than two years investigating whether former Michigan House Speaker Rick Johnson and others received bribes in return for awarding state licenses to operate medical cannabis facilities. The probe has the potential to raise new questions about financial…

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Cook Islands looks into producing medicinal cannabis

The Cook Islands could start growing its own cannabis following the country voting in favor of it being allowed for medicinal use. A legally non-binding referendum on medicinal cannabis was held in August 2022 alongside the Cook Islands general election. Sixty-two percent of respondents voted "yes" to…

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US (IL): Firefighters respond to fire at In Grown Farms

On February 1, 2023, German Valley Fire rushed into In Grown Farms, a cannabis cultivation business, in rural Stephenson County. Acreage Holdings, the parent company of In Grown Farms, shared the following statement.  "On February 1, 2023, an isolated incident took place outside of our cultivation and processing…


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