Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Chris Bolton, TheraCann CEO

"Every time there is an element which affects the growth"

As soon as the cultivation of medical cannabis was regulated, a whole industry emerged ‘from the basement’. What was once carried out illegally in rather small-scale operations, eventually became one of the fastest growing industries, where opportunities came up almost on a daily basis, feeding the…

CAN (ON): Facilities and staff expansion for an Ontario based lab

A&L Canada Laboratories has announced the addition of new 4000 sq. ft facility to increase services and capabilities to clients in the area of precision agriculture and core analytical testing services. "This investment complements the recent acquisition of analytical equipment and increased staffing –…

US (OK): State has no labs licensed to test medical cannabis, despite law requiring proof of testing

A law that went into effect nearly two months ago states businesses can only sell medical cannabis products that have proof of testing.But as of Friday, there are zero laboratories properly licensed with the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority. “The law says (testing) needs to be done by strain and by…

US (IL): Acquisition of Illinois based cannabis business

MariMed has announced that the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has approved the transfer of ownership of its two cannabis-licensed clients, KPG…

MX: Khiron participates in Mexican senate cannabis regulation forum

Khiron Life Sciences has recently participated in the Open Parliament held by Senate of Mexico on the theme of "Towards Cannabis Regulation," which took place through August 2019 and September 2019. As a Latin American cannabis company with a strong presence in Mexico, Khiron joined both open forum…

US (CA): Santa Barbara County cannabis growers coalition releases series of promotional videos

A series of videos has been released by a coalition of legal North County cannabis growers to emphasize their agricultural roots and commitment to science and pesticide-free farming, drum up community support and promote economic vitality, a group spokeswoman said The videos produced by Good Farmers…

Canopy Growth to capitalize on opportunities in UK and Luxembourg

Canopy Growth Corporation has provided updates on key developments in the United Kingdom and Luxembourg. "In these countries, the Company’s pharmaceutical business, Spectrum Therapeutics, continues to expand its sophisticated, pan-European cannabis production and distribution network serving the needs of…

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CAN (NS): Nova Scotia cannabis supply outpacing demand

The latest reports from Health Canada and Statistics Canada show that production is already passing retail demand for cannabis. And with all the private capital that has rushed to grow legal cannabis, new capacity is still coming down the pipes. An Atlantic Provinces Economic Council survey found that…

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CAN (ON): Matica CFO retires

Matica Enterprises has announced that Mr. George A. Brown has taken early retirement for personal and health reasons and has resigned as Director and Chief Financial Officer effective October 15,…

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"Take control of nutrient recipes"

Successful cannabis growers are well-aware that plant nutrition is key to yield and quality, even as cultivation systems and climate control become more sophisticated. Simply following a program on a premixed label is no longer sufficient. Top growers are now manipulating nutrient applications to suit…

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Scientist describes her pioneering work to make medical cannabis effective, safe and standardized

Cannabis compounds are widely recognized as effective treatments for a surprising number of conditions and illnesses from anxiety to asthma to autism – and that’s just the A’s on a very long list. Yet it wasn’t long ago that cannabis was best known as marijuana, the “devil weed” with psychoactive effects…

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Essential components of microbial safety testing

Microbial contamination on cannabis products represents one of the most significant threats to cannabis consumers, particularly immunocompromised patients who are at risk of developing harmful and potentially fatal infections. As a result, regulatory bodies in the United States and Canada mandate testing…

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US (CO): As “green rush” rolls on, Boulder’s Surna helping make cannabis industry more sustainable

Boulder-based Surna, which designs, engineers and manufactures application-specific environmental control and air sanitation systems for commercial, state- and provincial-regulated indoor cannabis cultivation facilities in the U.S. and Canada, is helping cannabis growers become sustainable and efficient…

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US (PA): MMJ facility to expand in Falls Township

Preliminary and final land development for a proposed MMJ facility has been approved in Falls Township.  On Tuesday evening, the Board of Supervisors voted 3-0 to approve preliminary…

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Distribution agreement signed for Cannabis Odour Removers

Prelam Enterprises, a New Brunswick-based business specializing in innovative odour control solutions, is pleased to announce it has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Zenabis Global Inc. for the Company's LUKY8 cannabis odour removers in Canada. Different from traditional…

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The science of medical cannabis nutrition

Compared to conventional horticulture, commercial crop cultivation of medical cannabis is a new farming niche. While commercial and academic researches regarding optimal growth condition and nutrition for cannabis are still limited, most of the known growing practice is based on growers’ experience. Only…

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"Very different disciplines have to be perfectly combined"

Exploring the science behind LED light technology

There are many aspects to take into consideration when it comes to growing medicinal-grade cannabis. The medical cannabis industry is a very high-tech sector of agriculture. One of the main reasons is the influence of the pharmaceutical over this: growers are not only growing a plant, but they are…

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Packing GMP approved MMJ in white room conditions

"Pre-made bags in combination with flexibility, simplicity and white room compatibility of the Schur®Star Packaging Machine convinced one of the worldwide major producers of medicinal cannabis to go for the Schur®Star Concept for packing their products," the team with the company says. "With a recently…

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The similarities and differences between cannabis and vegetable growing

How is growing medicinal cannabis the same as growing vegetables? Yesterday we published how their knowledge from horticulture helps Grodan to better serve licensed cannabis growers. Today Sonny Moerenhout shares more on the similarities and the differences. “I like to compare growing cannabis to…

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Spatial gradients in cannabis

Researchers have uncovered how cannabinoid profiles that vary within the same Cannabis plant can elicit organ-specific effects in the plant itself. This in-planta variability means stringent…

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Apex Greenhouses receives new machines to Australian Standards

Apex Greenhouses recently took delivery of 2 new building platforms in Australia. These units were designed, built and supplied by the specialised aerial lift manufacturer Omega – based in the Netherlands. The delivery went in two phases, first the Omega 408TS and secondly the Omega 830TS. Both models are…

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