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Alex Park, Vera Cultivation CEO

“The most important thing is to maintain a very precise climate control throughout the year"

Cannabis greenhouses require constant and precise climate control as the amount of heat that the different technological components (like lighting) generate can become a serious problem in the blink of an eye. That is why it is important to rely on greenhouse companies that take into consideration all…

US (AZ): Controlling greenhouse light in Arizona

Amado Management, LLC facility, nestled in the Santa Cruz River Valley in Arizona, focuses on producing high-quality medical marijuana flower and cannabis extract products. The facility boasts 17 acres which includes 200,000 square feet of greenhouses and indoor cultivation areas along with a…

Cannabis opportunities in South Africa

On 18 September 2018, the Constitutional Court of South Africa had the following ruling in an unanimous decision: An adult person may, use or be in possession of cannabis for…

CA (ON): Canopy Growth to acquire US cannabis investor

Canopy Growth Corporation and Acreage Holdings have entered into a definitive arrangement agreement that grants Canopy Growth the right to acquire 100 percent of the shares of…

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Codema appoints a new European sales operations manager

Codema announced the appointment of Marie-Claire Reuver to the position of European Sales Operations Manager, based in Bergschenhoek. In this role she will give functional…

US (MI): House approves plan to help licensed MMJ facility to succeed

State Rep. Jim Lilly’s plan to create fairness and consistency for licensed medical marijuana facilities in Michigan was approved today by the Michigan House with overwhelming…

120,000 square-foot facility

US (GA): Georgian firm to start construction in October

Georgian Bay Biomed plans to open the doors on its medical cannabis facility by October. Company President Tim Boosamra said things are progressing as planned for the site, and the company was waiting for nicer weather to start construction. “We had a slight delay just because we had a very minor design…

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US (NV): Study finds strain names hide how similar cannabis is

A new study could put a strain, so to speak, on the love affair between cannabis consumers and their favorite flower. Researchers in Nevada collected 2,662 samples of cannabis flower and employed a third-party testing laboratory to measure the chemical profile. They found only three chemical varieties of…

Cannabis opportunities in South Africa

On 18 September 2018, the Constitutional Court of South Africa had the following ruling in an unanimous decision: An adult person may, use or be in possession of cannabis for…

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A proposal for a lighting facts label for horticulture

In 2009, the Department of Energy (DOE) created the LED Lighting Facts program to help manufacturers, utilities, and consumers in the early days of LED lighting, when products entered the market with little or no verified information on product performance. The voluntary DOE LED Lighting Facts effort…

Management information more »

Codema appoints a new European sales operations manager

Codema announced the appointment of Marie-Claire Reuver to the position of European Sales Operations Manager, based in Bergschenhoek. In this role she will give functional…

Product information more »

US (CA): Company adds new Canadian distribution to extend reach in cannabis market

Marrone Bio Innovations has received label approval from Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency, clearing the product for use on cannabis crops in Canada. Further, MBI has…

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US (DC): Former Denver Nuggets star to start growing hemp

Alex English’s basketball skills made him a legend in the Palmetto State and the nation. His No. 22 jersey was retired by the University of South Carolina Gamecocks. He went on to become the NBA’s most prolific scorer In the 1980s — better than Magic Johnson, Larry Bird and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar — and was…

Health more »

MY: Gov. to not obstruct research on MMJ

The government will not obstruct any attempts to conduct clinical research into the efficacy of medical marijuana, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad. He said as…

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Australian government provides update on export of MMJ products

From June 2017, the Office of Drug Control (ODC) sought comment from interested parties on the export of Australian cultivated and manufactured medicinal cannabis products. The consultation process included seeking written submissions, holding two industry seminars on the regulatory scheme (including…

Energy more »

CA (BC): Power installation completed in the city of Coalinga

Next Green Wave Holdings has announced that Pacific Gas & Electric has successfully completed the electrical installation and connection to the transformer providing power to our 35,000 sq. ft. indoor facility and the entire cannabis zoned development property it is situated on. "Seven lots extending…

Greenhouse building more »

CA (QC): Residents in Mirable complain of odor coming from greenhouse

The mayor of Mirabel, Que., northwest of Montreal, says he has been receiving up to 10 calls per day from residents frustrated by the pungent smell of cannabis. Two more companies recently obtained federal permits to grow the newly legal substance, and at least 10 other growers are scouting Mirabel's…

US (CO): Colorado-based facility receives $3 millions to fund expansion

Sanitas Peak Financial has announced the completion of a $3-million debt placement for Colorado Cultivars USA (CCU), a commercial hemp company that sustainably grows and wholesales industrial hemp and provides value-added products and processing services. In 2018, CCU grew 1,500 acres and plans to have…

CA: Canadian firm expands production facility

The Supreme Cannabis Company recently secured Health Canada’s approval for six additional flowering rooms. This addition brings the company’s total production capacity up to 180,000 square feet when measured across 18 flowering rooms. The square footage increase signifies a 50 percent gain from prior…

120,000 square-foot facility

US (GA): Georgian firm to start construction in October

Georgian Bay Biomed plans to open the doors on its medical cannabis facility by October. Company President Tim Boosamra said things are progressing as planned for the site, and the company was waiting for nicer weather to start construction. “We had a slight delay just because we had a very minor design…

Novelties more »

Characterization and analysis of pheromones

Pheromones are natural molecules used by living beings to communicate with other members of their species, and by humans to protect crops. Synthetic, carefully crafted pheromones are utilized to cause sexual confusion in parasites and protect plants from their attacks while preventing the release of…

Fertilizers more »

Biodegradable coffee cups - grown from fruit

In a bid to reduce plastic waste, architecture and design firm Creme has created biodegradable coffee cups that are ‘grown’ from fruit. The reusable cups are made from the fruit gourds, which are grown inside 3D printing moulds to make them into a coffee-cup shape. These cups are still in the design…

Lighting more »

Industry consortium to explore additive manufacturing for lighting

Building upon the progress made during a recent workshop, the Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has formally established the Additive Manufacturing for Lighting Consortium. The consortium will help bridge the knowledge gap between the lighting and 3D printing industries…

Starting material more »

An inside look at specialist propagation methods

Jena Holland, the lead hydroponic grower in GrowSpan’s greenhouse center, recently gave an inside look at the propagation process. She discussed the mediums and methods used in the GrowSpan greenhouse to propagate hydroponically grown plants, along with a few tips and tricks for growers to implement.…

Machinery more »

especially for the carts and trolley washers

Increasing demand for industrial washing machines

Trays and trolleys are often moved from one production location to another. These product carriers not only transport the products, but sometimes also include unwanted guests: bacteria and viruses. To prevent cross-contamination, the product carriers must be cleaned and disinfected regularly. Unifortes,…

Innovations more »

CA: Delta company creates system to handle cannabis waste

A Delta company that has developed a portable technology for processing cannabis waste celebrated the official product launch Monday. Having already developed an innovate…

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