Roadblocks challenge to cannabis and food industry

CAN (BC): Greenhouses working hard around the clock to come back after floodings

"There is and will be much work to be done to get the BC Farming industry back on its feet," the team with Prins Greenhouses shares. Last week, during the floods in British Colombia, their company was damaged severely, and they are working hard to get back on their feet. Prins Greenhouses has an office in…


Tommy Huppert, CEO of Cannatrek:

"Sustainable cannabis is transforming the industry"

Australia’s new policy of net zero emissions by 2050 is not just a moral ambition but a seismic economic and cultural shift. All industries will have to adapt previous practices to the new world order which will have a high emphasis on circular economy, innovation for sustainability as well as ethical…

SOS Neighborhoods

US (CA): Private investigation finds allegedly illegal water hauling during drought in Sonoma County

A private investigation firm retained by a resident of Sonoma County, who belongs to SOSN - a coalition of neighborhood residents advocating common sense cultivation of commercial marijuana in Sonoma County - found that, during this unprecedented drought, cannabis farmers are allegedly trucking vast…

How the cannabis industry is addressing its energy problem

According to a nearly ubiquitously reported study, the cannabis industry has an energy problem. Indoor growing, the study authors write, contributes to greenhouse gas emissions in a “range, based on location, from 2,283 to 5,184 Kg CO2-equivalent per kg of dried flower.” So, what does that mean? In…

US (CO): Growers in Colorado look for sustainable solutions

Growing cannabis indoors can generate a lot of greenhouse gases. In 2020, researchers affiliated with Colorado State University took a closer look at energy use across the U.S. from indoor cannabis cultivation. “When you look at the total emissions from indoor cannabis cultivation in Colorado, it's…

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