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US (MA): Certifiate of occupancy received for New Bedford based cannabis facility

MariMed has received a certificate of occupancy from the city of New Bedford, Massachusetts for its new cannabis cultivation and manufacturing facility. “ARL Healthcare, our…

US (MA): Framingham Planning Board approves cannabis cultivation facility

A proposed 112,000-square-foot facility for growing cannabis has been approved by the Framingham Planning Board. The board's approval on Aug. 15 moves the permitting process ahead for Commonwealth Farm, which is planning the indoor growing facility at Eastleigh Farm at 1062 Edmands Road. Commonwealth…

US (CA): A tour of a cannabis farm in the heart of the Emerald Triangle

Huckleberry Hill Farms, Johnny Casali’s under 5000-foot cannabis garden in Southern Humboldt is, in many ways, a flower-filled oasis of calm in an industry churning with the stress of trying to adapt to the changing world of legal cannabis. That might be why the Department of Fish and Wildlife chose to…

AU: One of the world's largest MMJ facilities to be built in Victoria

Cannatrek has received planning permission from the Greater Shepparton City Council to build a $160 million medicinal cannabis production facility near Shepparton, Victoria. According to the company, when completed, it will be one of the world’s largest medicinal cannabis facilities, creating more than…

US (MA): Cannabis cultivator & retailer propose Framingham operations

Proposals for two Framingham cannabis-related developments, a 112,000-square-foot cultivation facility and a retail store, will go before the Planning Board Thursday evening. The proposed indoor cultivation facility, named Commonwealth Farm, would be built at 1062 Edmands Road near the border with…

US (FL): Expansion of Tampa based cultivation facility

Cansortium has begun growing in Phase 2 at its state-of-the-art indoor medical marijuana cultivation facility in Tampa, Florida. Cansortium Chief Executive Officer Jose Hidalgo emphasized, "Expanding our Florida production capacity provides us with additional supply of high-quality cannabis to process…

A video tour of a commercial cannabis facility

How does this family-owned business stay competitive in the Colorado cannabis market? As owner Nic Borst says, "people talk a lot about quality-in, quality-out, and that really starts from the very beginning - and if you have quality equipment and quality infrastructure, it allows you to produce the best…

US (MA): Building 1 construction completed at MA cannabis centre

AmeriCann has received a Certificate of Occupancy for Building 1 of AmeriCann’s Massachusetts Cannabis Center (MCC) in Freetown, Mass. The construction commences the 15-year JV Partnership with Bask, an existing Massachusetts licensed vertically-integrated cannabis operator, which will occupy 100% of…

CAN (ON): Completion of 780,000 sqft expansion at Southwestern Ontario based facility

Eve & Co has completed construction of its 780,000 square foot hybrid greenhouse expansion located in Southwestern Ontario. The expansion is situated on the same property as the Company’s current 220,000 square foot licensed hybrid greenhouse. The expansion includes leading edge, scientifically…

"The greenhouses are a vital step in the eventual success of our harvest"

Blue Dog Hemp is a rapidly expanding hemp cultivation startup located in Colorado. The company is tapping into an industry of potential, as hemp has thousands of possible uses and has been legalized across the country. The 100 percent organic farm focuses on growing high-CBD hemp, which is used to…

Things growers should never do in a semi-closed glasshouse

One of the main attractions for retailers and consumers alike to choose glasshouse produce, is the reliability with which the glasshouse produces quality and quantity of produce in a safe way. The semi-closed glasshouse has extended that reliability in the way it manages summer heat, pest and disease and…

1.3 million sq. ft. in operation before the end of 2019

PharmHouse licensed by Health Canada

Canopy Rivers's 49%-owned joint venture, PharmHouse, has received a cultivation licence from Health Canada. PharmHouse will be immediately commencing operations in 190,000 sq. ft. of licensed nursery infrastructure and plans to ramp up the entire 1.3 million sq. ft. ultramodern greenhouse before the end…

CAN (BC): GTEC to acquire Canopy Growth facility in Kelowna

GTEC and Canopy Growth entered into a purchase and sale agreement pursuant to which GTEC, subject to certain conditions set out below, will acquire the second expansion site…

US (MI): 200,000 sq.ft. greenhouse under construction in Marshall

A cannabis company is banking on the Michigan sun and the state’s cool air to power their ultra-engineered hybrid greenhouse in Marshall. Inside a glass-walled building the size of three and a half football football fields, Michigan Pure Med plans to grow 50,000 plants starting this fall for the state’s…

US (FL): A video tour of a Florida based high tech grow house

In the following video, Robert Levy, director of cultivation at Curaleaf, guides viewers through the company's facility, explaining how they grow and process medicines. Source thenewstribune.com

CA (BC): Delta based greenhouse receives Health Canada license

AgraFlora Organics International Inc. has announced it has been awarded a license from Health Canada, under the industrial hemp regulations of the Cannabis Act, for its flagship 2.2-million-square-foot Delta Greenhouse Complex. AgraFlora has a partnership with the huge Houweling Nurseries complex on 64th…

“We’re trying to do things a little different here"

They don’t consider themselves a boutique Delta operation, but rather a bigger craft cannabis grower focusing on the higher end of the market. That’s what Jesse McConnell,…

US (MN): Waterville council approves selling land that would be re-sold to cannabis grower

The City Council on Tuesday voted 7-0 to sell land off Airport Road to a man who says he would then re-sell part of it to a person who plans to use it for growing cannabis. Councilors took the second and final vote to sell the undeveloped, city-owned land to Leo St. Peter for $12,000 an acre, with the…

CAN (ON): Northern Ontario town to house sizeable and scalable MMJ facility

Touted as only the second commercial cannabis growing operation in Northern Ontario, Sudbury-based GaiaCann Inc. is looking to position itself as a medical cannabis industry leader with plans to launch a 32,000 sq. ft. indoor cultivation facility in 2020. “The Innovation Project” facility is to be…

CAN (ON): Company to acquire fermentation and manufacturing facility

Cronos Group has entered into an agreement to acquire an 84,000 square foot GMP compliant fermentation and manufacturing facility in Winnipeg, Canadafrom Apotex Fermentation…

US (CA): A look inside a fully licensed Los Angeles based cannabis business

From the outside, you can't tell what's housed inside the white and blue building situated in the Garment District near Downtown Los Angeles. Alkhemist opened its doors Tuesday morning for tour of its facility, described as the first fully-licensed cannabis grower in the city of Los Angeles. The company…

The benefits of greenhouse roll-up sides

Plant care is a constant cycle of monitoring and reacting. Overly dry soil? Adjust watering levels. Signs of scorching? Reduce the amount of direct sunlight. Excessive heat and humidity? Find a way to ventilate the greenhouse. For many growers and garden centers, accomplishing the latter is a process…

US (CO): Temporary certificate of occupancy for Massachusetts based cannabis centre

AmeriCann a cannabis company that is developing state-of-the-art cultivation, processing and product manufacturing facilities, provided a construction update on Building 1 of its Massachusetts Cannabis Center (MCC). The construction of Building 1 of the MCC, a 30,000 square foot cultivation and…

Hurricane resistant greenhouse system rated up to 175 MPH wind loads

Alquimi and its technology group Island AgTech, together with its strategic engineering partner Sprung Structures Ltd, based in Calgary, Alberta, have finalized development of the first fully certified hurricane resistant greenhouse system that can withstand wind loads up to 175 mph to meet IBC – 2015…

US (CA): Canadian grower shares construction update on California based facility

The cannabis company Sunniva has shared a construction update video with regards to the company's cannabis campus in California. "the Sunniva California Campus is a state-of-the-art, purpose-built glasshouse facility in Cathedral City, California," the team with the company explains. "Sunniva California…

US (MI): MMJ facility eyed for Addison hospital site

The former Addison Community Hospital property may have a buyer, after years of sitting vacant and being targeted by vandals. The Addison Village Council on Monday heard an…

New Zealand: Cannabis growers line up to buy chrysanthemum nursery

Medicinal cannabis plantation producers are high on the list of potential buyers for one of New Zealand’s most productive chrysanthemum hothouse nurseries which has been placed on the market for sale. GAIT Flowers Nursery in the Hauraki Plains produces 15 varieties of chrysanthemum – encompassing yellow,…

US (NV): A video tour of a 70K sqft facility in Las Vegas

1933 Industries is finalizing a massive cultivation expansion. Once 1933 Industries receives the final permits from the city of Las Vegas, this facility will become operational and we expect this to be a major catalyst for the entire business. With approx. 70,000 sq. ft., the facility is almost 10x…

CAN (ON): Health Canada approves additional production capacity for Kitchener-based cannabis facility

James E. Wagner Cultivation Corporation, on June 28, 2019, received approval of a licence amendment from Health Canada, permitting it to grow cannabis in additional flowering rooms at the Corporation’s flagship facility, JWC 2, located at 530 Manitou Drive in Kitchener, Ontario. The newly approved…

CAN (AB): Trailers set up by grower to signal the start of cultivation

Canadian licensed producer Aurora Cannabis Inc. will look more like a trailer park than a tech hub during the construction of its $130 million Aurora Sun production facility…

CAN (BC): Potential investors tour East Ladner cannabis greenhouse

Investors received an inside look last week at the progress of a large-scale greenhouse in East Ladner that’s making the switch to cannabis. AgraFlora Organics International Inc. hosted a tour for potential investors at the Houweling Nurseries complex on 64th Street last Tuesday. Late last year, the…

US (MD): Cannabis facility pitched to Salisbury selectmen

Two local contractors propose building a large-scale marijuana cultivation and manufacturing facility that could employ up to 45 workers near the New Hampshire border. The proposed facility would be at 187 Lafayette Road. Newburyport-based developer George Haseltine is the listed manager of 187 Lafayette…

CAN (BC): Cannabis campus planned for Alberni Valley

Port Alberni could be the home of B.C.’s very first “campus” for craft cannabis. The management team from Wild Coast Capital hosted an information session on Monday, June 24 at the Best Western Plus Barclay Hotel to inform the community about their plans to build B.C.’s first cannapark. The public…

US (MA): Owners of proposed cannabis cultivation facility in Hanson meet with community

Hanson residents are weighing in on a proposed cannabis cultivation facility in town. The owners of Impressed, LLC met with the community for an outreach meeting at the library. The main concerns include odor from the site, security, and water use. Ralph Greenberg, one of the owners, said the feedback is…

The hybrid strucutre by AGT won the 2019 Edison Innovation Awards

Addressing all the aspects of growing within a greenhouse

Sometimes the smallest of voices carries the grandest, biggest solution. This is the approach that Terry Van Gelder has learned over his more than 20 years of agriculture sector and 35 years of construction experience. Terry has been designing a number of facilities for private industry and the US…

PR: Former Pfizer site in Puerto Rico picked up by MMJ producer

Looks like unloading surplus manufacturing sites to the cannabis industry is turning into a budding business for pharma. At the same time Novartis was negotiating a deal to sell a Colorado plant to a CBD producer, a former Pfizer site was leased to a medical marijuana supplier. Vireo Health says it has…

US (MO): Cannabis manufacturing facility could be built in Camdenton

A proposed marijuana manufacturing facility on Old Highway 5 in Camdenton cleared a hurdle towards development, when it received a green-light from the Camden County Planning…

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CAN (ON): Canadian grower receives green light for building permit

Beleave will add almost 100,000 sq. ft. for cannabis extraction, processing, and cultivation. Phase 2 expects to generate approximately $50 million in annualized revenue with an average gross profit margin of 60 percent once fully operational. Beleave has received the required building permit from the…

CAN (NB): Grower receives Health Canada approval for 17 additional cultivation rooms

Organigram Holdings, the parent company of Organigram, has received approval from Health Canada for the licensing of 17 additional cultivation rooms within the Phase 4A/4B perimeter of the building. Thirteen of 31 Phase 4A cultivation rooms originally contemplated have previously been licensed. The 31st…

Design capacity outperformed by 35% in May and 70% increase in licensed annual cultivation capacity

CAN (BC): Grower provides operational update

Zenabis Global has provided an update on its recent cannabis production figures; facility construction and licensing; hemp cultivation; and Zen Craft Grow. Cannabis Production Summary In May 2019, Zenabis realized a total harvest weight of 908 kg of dried cannabis. Zenabis’ harvest weights have increased…

How Ron Berkhout brings efficiency to cannabis cultivation

The Netherlands has a long history in the horticulture industry. The Dutch boast great expertise when it comes to growing plants in both greenhouses and indoor farms. When the cultivation of medical cannabis was legalized, it was inevitable that growers started looking to the “greenhouse capital of the…

US (CO): Company acquires pharmaceutical facility in Broomfield

Mile High Labs, a manufacturer of CBD isolate, has announced the purchase of a 400,000-square-foot pharmaceutical production facility in Broomfield, Colo. The transaction was…

US (NJ): MMJ cultivation, processing and manufacturing facility proposed for Monroe township

An application for a medical cannabis cultivation, processing, and manufacturing facility will be heard before the Monroe Township Zoning Board of Adjustment on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 7:00 p.m According to a recently published Legal Notice, Courtney Skversky (the “Applicant”) has requested “use (or d1)…

FR: Grower takes physicians on VR tour of cannabis greenhouse

GW Pharmaceuticals' strategy for promoting its new epilepsy drug Epidiolex to doctors sounded simple—earn their trust. But that's easier said than done, no thanks to Kim Kardashian. As GW Pharma's Julie Baker told a standing-room-only crowd here, “A lot of people, especially in the medical community,…

Medical cannabis greenhouse: ready for production

Project leader Willem Vonk travels around the world for Codema to make sure cannabis projects are ready for production in time. His involvement starts during the design phase, and he makes sure the client can start producing. We talk to him about how Codema makes a difference in various phases in every…

US (MI): Gibraltar Trade Center to be turned into MMJ facility

The site of the former Gibraltar Trade Center in Mt. Clemens could soon be seeing green. Last month, the city recently awarded a license to grow, dispense and process medical…

DK: Grower completes technical study for GACP/EU-GMP cultivation and processing facility

ICC International Cannabis Corp. has completed a Technical Feasibility Study relating to its proposed 150,000 square foot Danish GACP/EU-GMP certified Greenfield cultivation, processing and manufacturing facility. "We have previously engaged a leading Denmark based international pharma engineering firm…

US (NY): Eerie County based growing and processing facility passed operational inspection

Cannabis has been planted at Erie's first legal growing and processing facility. Calypso Enterprises, 910 Downing Ave., passed its operational inspection Tuesday with no…

US (MA): Grow Space New England heading into planning phase of project

Developers are moving forward with plans to build greenhouses for a marijuana cultivation facility on a 30-acre property on Route 12 near Corey Hill Road, Ashburnham. Representative Robert Wolf for Grow Space New England presented the idea to selectmen during a June 3 meeting, explaining the process and…

US (NV): A look inside a North Las Vegas based cultivation facility

You can't miss the marijuana dispensaries throughout town. However, you might not know that the largest cannabis greenhouse facility in the state is right here in the valley. At the Greenhouse, you will see the entire life cycle of cannabis plants. They start as babies, but a couple of weeks later,…

CAN (ON): Grower to install grow lights over 30k sqft facility

Fohse has finalized negotiations with 2368523 Ontario Limited (d/b/a) Curative Cannabis for a contract in which Fohse will become the exclusive partner for supplying cannabis grow lights to Curative Cannabis' 30,000 square foot growing facility in Chatham-Kent, Ontario. "Curative Cannabis is led by a…

CAN (BC): Howeling based greenhouse has almost completed switch to cannabis

The large-scale Houweling greenhouse in East Ladner is almost finished making the switch to cannabis. In a news release this week, AgraFlora Organics International Inc. stated the inaugural harvest at the complex on 64th Street is scheduled for the first quarter of 2020. Late last year, the company…

US (CA): Cannabis industry comes to find real estate tight in Southern California

If you're thinking there's plenty of warehouses to go around, you may be right — unless you're planning to set up shop in Los Angeles or Orange counties. Demand for industrial space in these areas nearly outpaces supply, and for cannabis-related tenants, finding a “for rent” sign is just the first hurdle…

GR: Hexo Corp affiliate secures MMJ license in Europe

HEXO Corp's affiliate, HEXO MED, has received a medical cannabis installation license. The license, issued by the Greek government, will allow HEXO MED to establish cultivation, processing and manufacturing facilities in the region of Thessaly, Greece. “Receiving licensing in Greece will allow us to…

US (TX): Governor signs Texas Hemp Legislation into law

Governor Greg Abbott has signed into law Texas House Bill 1325, which effectively legalizes the cultivation of hemp and processing of hemp and hemp-derived products, including…

US (MA): Cannabis greenhouse proposed for Hatfield

A meeting will be held in Hatfield tonight to discuss the possibility of a cannabis cultivation greenhouse opening in town. The company Urban Grow is looking to open a greenhouse at 55 Depot Road to grow and cultivate marijuana. The CEO of Urban Grow, Stephen Herbert, is asking for a special permit to…

US (CA): Cannabis Strategic Ventures announces operational state of NUGS Farm North

Los Angeles-based Cannabis Strategic Ventures introduced the strategic direction of its wholly owned and operated flagship farm, NUGS Farm North, located in Northern…

80 percent complete

US (MA): Construction update on Cannabis Center Development

The first building of AmeriCanns Massachusetts Cannabis Center is 80 percent complete. "Permanent utilities have been connected and the project scheduled for completion in August", the company says in a construction update. The construction of Building 1 of the MCC, a 30,000 square foot cultivation and…

New aluminium greenhouse roof system Optinova

Greenhouse horticulture partner Alcomij develops and manufactures smart greenhouse horticulture solutions. Alcomij’s latest innovation is the aluminium greenhouse roof system Optinova. "Thanks to high-quality materials, a smart design and the use of new technology, the Optinova forms the basis of a…

LS: Company starts cannabis facility construction in Lesotho

Canada-based global cannabis company White Sheep Corp. has broken ground on its cannabis facility in Lesotho, Africa. The company purchased 9.7 hectares of real estate in Masianokeng, along a road just outside the capital city of Maseru, where it is constructing a 300,000-sq.-ft. cannabis production…

CAN (NB): Cannabis grow operation proposed for Sackville

Sackville residents will have an opportunity to raise their concerns or voice their support for a proposed change to the town’s zoning bylaw that would allow small cannabis grow-ops to be developed in agricultural zones. A public hearing will be held June 10 at 7 p.m. in town council chambers for…

US (OH): Inside an Ohio MMJ testing lab

North Coast's 5,000-square foot lab looks more like a high school chemistry classroom than a medical marijuana business. Machines the size of mini-fridges and computer…

CO: Construction of Ibague, Colombia based lab facility completed

Khiron Life Sciences Corp. has completed the construction and the initiation of operations in its cultivation, extraction, and analysis facilities in Ibague, Colombia, where significant progress has been made towards the commercial registration and production of medical cannabis products targeting 6…

US (WA): Company participates in cannabis forum, purchases Washington based facility

Jade Green, special advisor to Nabis Holdings participated in the KCSA Strategic Communications’ Inaugural Congressional Cannabis Day Forum that took place in Washington, DC on May 21, 2019. Green attended a panel discussing important legislative changes such as the federal Farm Bill and the impact that…

US (MI): Company wants to grow MMJ in Niles based old factory

A dozen years after Simplicity Pattern Co. left town, the mostly empty old factory on Wayne Street that once housed it may have found a new use, at least in part. A medical marijuana company is proposing to lease up to 20,000 square feet of the facility to grow and process cannabis. The same company,…


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