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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…

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…

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…

Colombia opens Latin America's first indoor cannabis lab

In recent years, medicinal cannabis has had a boom in terms of research: in fact there are laboratories worldwide that already research it, even its DNA, to generate treatments that improve the quality of life in patients with diseases such as epilepsy. None of them, however, have been Colombian. That is…

"406 kg of product despite having only 20% of our grow rooms"

CA: Canadian licensed grower records first cannabis sales

The Flowr Corporation has recently shared details of several milestones achieved during the fourth quarter of 2018 that included the company’s first recorded revenues, with…

How the cannabis industry is finding space to grow

The latest hurdle in the cannabis industry is one of growth. As New Jersey works to legalize the recreational market in the coming months, state officials are estimating that nearly 100 cultivation sites will be needed to grow and supply The Garden State with cannabis. This estimate gets bigger when one…

"We're applying medical standards to growing"

After realising many greenhouses for the food and floral growers, Israeli company Azrom has been involved in various cannabis greenhouses. In the south of Israel, a 1-hectare greenhouse is currently being constructed that will supply the Israeli market with medical cannabis and offers the operators…

Jay Wilgar, Newstrike:

"We have been playing music to the plants since we started here"

“We have been playing music to the plants since we started here”, says Jay Wilgar, CEO of Newstrike during his tour to their cannabis facility Up Cannabis. Amongst artificial lighting and other technical installations there are also speakers installed. To Midas Letter Jay says music it is not only nice…

US (CA): Cannabis company to acquire 38.000 sq. ft. facility in Michigan

Bangi, a diversified investment vehicle that acquires and leases specialized real estate assets, such as cannabis farms, has announced that it has signed a letter of agreement to acquire a 38,000 square foot property permitted to grow medical-use cannabis in Michigan. "The purchase price for the property…

AU: First medicinal cannabis growing and testing centre opened in Sydney

Australia's first ever tax-payer funded medical marijuana greenhouse has opened in Sydney. The Federal Government relaxed medical cannabis restrictions in March 2018, paving the way for the greenhouse's creation. The medical marijuana grown by the NSW state government and will be used to treat those with…

US (FL): Producer to open facility in Tampa

Cansortium has opened and begun growing in Phase 1 at its second medical cannabis cultivation facility in Florida. Approved by the Florida Department of Health on February 22,…

Cogeneration in cannabis greenhouses

As with any type of greenhouse, even when it comes to greenhouses used to grow medical cannabis, it is necessary to understand what the electrical and thermal demand is in…

US (MA): City of Hatfield to consider cannabis growing operations

A cannabis cultivator whose CEO is an agronomy professor at the University of Massachusetts is looking at a 6-acre parcel in Hatfield to begin growing a marijuana crop. The Planning Board this week was presented with plans by Stephen Herbert, the CEO of Urban Grown, Inc., which is hoping to begin using…

CA (ON): Another cannabis producer to start operations in Leamington

The already bustling cannabis scene concentrated in Essex County’s southeastern corner is getting another major addition this spring with pot company PharmHouse set to begin…

US (NV): Item 9 Lab to start construction of cultivation and processing facility

Item 9 Labs Corp. has launched the construction of Strive Wellness of Nevada, a medical cannabis cultivation and processing facility with distribution rights, in Pahrump, Nevada. Item 9 Labs became an operating partner of Strive Wellness of Nevada in June 2018. The new cultivation and production space…

and Aurora Sun size increased by 33%

Aurora eyes Netherlands for expansion

Aurora Cannabis announced an update on the status of Aurora Sun, the company’s latest and largest Sky Class facility, which is currently under construction in Medicine Hat, Alberta. "To support rapidly growing global demand for high-quality medical cannabis in Canada and abroad, the facility will be…

US (MA): Maryland-based grower provides tour of new MMJ facility

A Maryland based medical marijuana grower is bringing operations to Bedford County after multimillion-dollar renovations were made to an existing warehouse complex. On…

CA (AB): Health Canada releases license for indoor facility in west Edmonton

Freedom Cannabis has received its licence to cultivate for Phase 1 of its indoor grow facility located near west Edmonton in Acheson, Alberta. The company has also pleased to…

CA (BC): Plant tissue culture production facility receives confirmation of readiness by Health Canada

Segra International Corp., a cannabis agriculture technology company, has announced that its application for licensing with Health Canada has advanced to the “confirmation of…

US (NV): Reno based facility secures manufacture permit

Terra Tech has secured a permit to manufacture cannabis for the adult use market at its 15,000 square foot extraction facility in Reno, which is 50% owned by NuLeaf, from the State of Nevada. "Terra Tech commenced IVXX® production activities for the medical market at its Reno, Nevada facility, co-owned…

US (HI): Hawaiian producer opened growing facility to public to fight misconceptions

For the first time in the state’s medical cannabis program, select members of the media were allowed inside a marijuana growing facility. Noa Botanicals, one of Hawaii’s eight licensees, hopes an inside look at its operations will educate the public about pakalolo. "There's still a lot of…

"Switching to hydroponics also possible when land doesn't have the proper slope"

The benefits of growing hydroponically are well-known, but it still might be a step. Reinforcing the structure and levelling the terrain for starters. The team with Hydroponic Systems created the Elevated System to offer a solution "Our Elevated System was born to improve the collection of the drains in…

CA (ON): Health Canada approves grower's phase 2 expansion

CannTrust Holdings has announced that its cultivation and processing permit under Health Canada Cannabis Regulations was amended to include the final 20% of its Phase 2 expansion. The entire 450,000 sq. ft. of its perpetual harvest greenhouse in Pelham, Ontario, is now fully licensed. "With this…

CA (BC): Kentville based facility receives cultivation and processing license

Auxly Cannabis Group has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Robinsons Cannabis , has been granted standard cultivation and processing licences by Health Canada…

US (CA): Cannabis manufacturer purchases cultivation facility in Arizona

Generation Alpha has announced the closing of a significant transaction for the Company with the purchase of an approximately 46,000 sq. ft. facility in Phoenix, Arizona.…

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…

DANCANN

“Consistency and quality are everything”

Thanks to a series of very strict regulations, the Danish cannabis industry is on its way to become one of the most technologically advanced in Europe, especially considering the slow pace at which European countries are legalizing the consumption and cultivation of medical cannabis. In order to better…

Aqualitas

CA (NS): A sustainable cannabis company based in Nova Scotia

Cannabis company Aqualitas is one of three producers with unrestricted sales licenses in Nova Scotia, giving the company a strong regional position in the Atlantic market. Co-founder and CEO Myrna Gillis spoke about the company’s unique position, its focus on environmental sustainability, and current…

US (ME): Cannabis business park under construction in Auburn

Off busy Minot Avenue, down a road that didn’t exist until last year, Cliff Miller is ready to oversee a cannabis empire. After millions in startup investment, the first plants start arriving later this month. He’s calling it, to his knowledge, Maine’s “first and only cannabis business park.” “I want to…

CA (BC): Diving in growing pains of major cannabis greenhouses

A Canadian newspaper has dived into the assumptions and stories about the Canopy Growth facilty in Aldergrove. "Sources say process has been bumpy, but company insists concerns over massive B.C. facility are overblown", the Financial Post reports. The Aldergrove facility is one of the centrepieces of the…

Keeping things clean: Weeds, rodents and sanitation

Some issues that come up in the greenhouse are not necessarily first on the priority list, but can have significant implications for crop production and Integrated Pest Management (IPM). by Jim Mussoni, Private IPM Scout, and Jason Lanier, UMass Extension As benches begin to fill up and conditions get…

US (PA): Farrell based facility ready to start growing

A city-based medical marijuana facility is ready to grow. Rebecca Myers, FarmaceuticalRX’s chief executive officer, said the company received its official certification last week after completing state building and security inspections. With that certification, the company can begin growing and…

CA (BC): Canadian firm receives processing license from Health Canada

Natura Naturals Inc. and High Park Holdings Ltd., has received a standard processing license under the Cannabis Act. The Natura greenhouse facility, which previously held a…

CA (ON): Canadian producer acquires 98 acres licensed property in Strathroy

WeedMD Inc. has entered into a credit facility with Bank of Montreal (“BMO”). Under the terms of the credit facility, BMO will provide WeedMD up to $39 million of secured debt financing at a rate of interest that is expected to average in the low-to-high 5% per annum range over a three-year term. "The…

CA (ON): Company receives approval from Department of Health for additional sq. ft.

On April 1st the Company received approval from the Florida Department of Health (DOH) for an additional use of 80,000 square feet of enclosed greenhouse space at the Liberty 360 Innovation campus in Gainesville. This brings the Company to a total of 228,880 square feet of cultivation space in the…

US (ME): University to start construction on research greenhouse in spring

The University of Maine Presque Isle will be starting construction this spring on a new research greenhouse for its agriculture program, with the building work being done by Presque Isle-based contractor PNM Construction. At a breakfast meeting Wednesday, UMPI leaders outlined the year-old agricultural…

"Cannabis isn't lettuce"

Not many people can boast almost 50 years of experience within the horticultural industry. Glenn Behrman, President and founder of Greentech Agro and CEA Advisors and developer of the Growtainer® and Growracks®, is part of this very exclusive group. “In 2010 I was among the first to see potential in indoor farming. But first, I…

CAN (BC): Pure Sunfarms acquires second 1.1 million sq.ft. greenhouse

Emerald Health Therapeutics' 50%-owned joint venture, Pure Sunfarms, has exercised its option to acquire from Village Farms a second 1.1 million square foot (25 acre) greenhouse (Delta 2) adjacent to Pure Sunfarms’ existing 1.1 million square foot cannabis operation (Delta 3) in Delta, BC. Pure Sunfarms…

GreenGro signs key contracts as part of shift in corporate strategy

GreenGro Technologies has signed two multi-year management contracts for both Cannabis Ventures and Genobreeding divisions. The new agreements with two Northern California-based licensed cannabis growers, encompasses GRNH’s cultivation and nursery expertise through licensing, management, compliance and…

US (CA): Facility completed in Yolo County. Plans to expand

Smart Cannabis Corp. has announced completion of a Yolo County installation which involved retrofitting 24,000 square feet of greenhouse space and equipping the facility with the company’s elite SMART App technology and progressive equipment specifically designed to ensure high quality, high volume…

"Condensation and high ventilation perfect for cannabis cultivation"

Tailor-made structures for the ETFE film

F-Clean Foil is a unique film that demands a tailor made structure. This is what the engineering team at Profit Agro had in mind when they developed the new construction for the F-clean film. They introduced it to the market as their ‘Top Light Greenhouse’, but every structure and solution they supply is…

CA (ON): Hamilton city council gives green light to greenhouse

The Hamilton City Council has voted to approve The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings' settlement offer, to allow the company to operate its cannabis greenhouse in Ancaster, Ontario upon confirmation of the settlement by the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal at a meeting scheduled for April 25, 2019. "This is…

US (AR): A tour of a facility in Woodruff County

From the outside, the $6 million BOLD Team medical marijuana cultivation facility looks a bit like a prison and smells like a skunk. A sniffing, and naive, reporter thought the smell was coming from its mammalian source just outside the concertina-wired fence that surrounds the nursery in a fallow field…

US (NJ): Project to convert existing greenhouse for cannabis cultivation

The 30-acre greenhouse complex on East Maple Avenue in Newark was where Jackson & Perkins grew its world-famous roses for decades. That company left Newark long ago for sunny California. The most recent tenant, ERP Environmental Fund, which grew trees on the site — although never in the numbers…

US (NC): How a greenhouse delayed the 1959 sale of an estate

The Terry Estate, also known as InTheOaks, is a 24,000 square foot private estate built in Black Mountain between 1919 to 1921 by Franklin Silas Terry, the first VP at General Electric, and his wife, Lillian Emerson Terry. Modeled after a Tudor country manor and second only in size to the Biltmore House…

US (NE): Falls city approves modification of research growing facility

A minor change connects two of the three existing buildings at the former U.S. Steel property at 150 Solar Drive as MLH Explorations LLC remains hopeful of state approval later this year. Officials of a company vying for a medical marijuana research permit told Falls supervisors last week they are…

US (PA): Town approves updated MMJ facility plan

In an effort to help a Falls business get up and running and employing local residents sooner, the Falls Township Board of Supervisors unanimously approved an amended final land development plan. The plan, for MLH Exploration, calls for construction of a 225-square-foot addition to connect two existing…

CA (BC): 2.2 million sq. ft. Delta facility now fully funded

AgraFlora Organics International Inc. has closed the final two tranches of its $40 million equity participation and earn-in agreement with Delta Organic Cannabis Corp. "Investors have been eagerly awaiting the completion of this deal, not only because it represents a landmark achievement for the Company,…

US (ME): Proposal to turn poultry farm into cannabis business

The 25-acre Otis Poultry Farm property — home to the quirky country store known for its pot pies — may also become the site of a marijuana cultivation and retail business. Otis residents will get a chance to discuss the proposal by marijuana company Turning Leaf Industries, which involves keeping the…

US (CA): First steps towards the construction of a high-tech cannabis campus

The proposed new marijuana-growing farm and manufacturing operation in South Buffalo took its first baby steps toward city approval Monday. Flora-California Prime and developer Zephyr Partners are seeking to construct what they call a high-tech cannabis campus at Buffalo Lakeside Commerce Park, in a $200…

CA (ON): Canadian firm receives Health Canada approval for expansion

VIVO Cannabis Inc. has announced that the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, ABcann Medicinals Inc., has received approval from Health Canada to begin cultivation in the expansion of its Vanluven Road facility in Napanee, resulting in a doubling of the Company's Ontario cultivation capacity. "Cultivation…

US (LA): Louisiana grower starts full-scale operation

Louisiana's agriculture department and a state-sanctioned medical marijuana grower have broken through one of the key regulatory logjams keeping therapeutic cannabis off pharmaceutical shelves and out of patients' hands. Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain announced Friday that regulatory paperwork and…

US (MD): Two seeking MMJ licenses looking at Ridgely tech park

Representatives of two companies hoping to get a medical marijuana license and open a facility in the Mid-Shore Regional Technology Park are seeking support from town officials. The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission will issue up to four new grower licenses and up to 10 new processor licenses this…

US (MI): Growers in Niles get authorization from state

The city marked another milestone Thursday on the road to commercial marijuana when two medical marijuana growers got the green light from the state. HDS Investments and MichiCann both received preliminary approvals from the Michigan Medical Marihuana Licensing Board — the first medical marijuana…

US (MA): Business wants to open cannabis facility at former Macy's store

A local business is proposing to open a marijuana facility for retail sales, cultivation and manufacturing at the former Macy’s at the Eastfield Mall. David Mech, president of Cannaworld Inc., of Springfield, said he is proposing to locate the retail store in a portion of the first floor at 1685 Boston…

A closer look at a Canadian company production capacity

Aurora has been aggressively expanding its production potential in an effort to secure lucrative long-term supply deals, and perhaps attract a brand-name partner in the beverage, snack, tobacco, or pharmaceutical industry. Plus, with the legal cannabis market still nascent, Aurora projects to have a good…

CA (ON): Ontario-based facility approved additional 60.000 sq. ft. production capacity

7ACRES, a Supreme Cannabis Company's subsidiary, has obtained Health Canada approval for six additional flowering rooms totaling 60,000 sqft of additional production space at its facility in Kincardine, Ontario. "Total flowering room space at 7ACRES increases from 120,000 sqft to 180,000 sqft and 7ACRES'…

"The climate-neutral greenhouse is getting closer and closer"

The number of techniques for limiting CO2 emissions or the use of chemical crop protection is increasing. But these solutions are seldom combined in practice. In the 'Greenhouse2030: Sustainable cultivation with a future', the Wageningen University & Research Business Unit Greenhouse Horticulture…

US (CA): First commercial-scale solar cannabis greenhouse completed

Canndescent™ has completed the cannabis industry’s first, commercial-scale solar project, powering its indoor production facility in Desert Hot Springs, CA. Delivering onsite, renewable energy, the 282.6 kilowatt system uses 734 solar modules on seven different carport structures to energize the…

AU: Expansion plans for Australian grower

Cann Group has entered into the HOA to purchase a site located within the Mildura Rural City Council, in North West Victoria, for $10.75 million (plus GST) in order to build a greenhouse for large scale cultivation and production of medicinal cannabis to service both domestic and export markets. "Cann…

or how a bubble bath benefits your crop

Improving the plants root system with extra oxygen

If the water weren't so cold, the silo at Dutch Berries would look pretty tempting for a dip. When you look at it at the right time, you see a real bubble bath. With millions of miniscule bubbles in the silo, the strawberry grower improves the root system of the strawberry plants. Frans van Hulten,…

AU: Canadian company secures 25 acres outside Perth

An Ottawa-area cannabis company has found a suitable plot of land for its growing operations just outside of Perth. NordikLeaf announced Thursday it has secured a 25-acre plot of land with an existing 41,000-square-foot building on-site. The facility was previously used in food production, says the…

CA (BC): Facility obtains permits to start cultivation

Lotus Ventures Inc. has obtained a “Standard Cultivation” license and a “Sale for Medical Purposes” license following the Cannabis Act and Cannabis Regulations. "The licenses give us the ability to begin cultivation at our fully constructed 22,500 square-foot, indoor, purpose-built facility in Armstrong,…

US (CO): Greenhouse structure completed at Massachusetts Cannabis Center

AmeriCann, Inc has completed the greenhouse exterior of Building 1 at the Massachusetts Cannabis Center (MCC). "AmeriCann’s construction of the MCC project has progressed rapidly, and Building 1, a 30,000-square-foot cultivation and processing facility, is scheduled for completion in the summer of 2019.…

US (MA): Charlton reaches host agreement with grower

One year after approaching Charlton seeking to site a marijuana cultivation operation on Route 20, Four Score Holding LLC secured community host and development agreements from selectmen Tuesday. Four Score is undergoing Planning Board site plan review for medical and recreational marijuana cultivation…

US (MI): Former meatpacking plant to be converted into medical cannabis facility

In an example of the opportunity that legal cannabis can offer economically depressed communities, a former meatpacking plant in Michigan that has sat idle for almost 25 years will soon be reopened as a medical marijuana facility. OrganiLife, located in Saginaw County in Chesaning, Michigan, will begin…

CA (BC): Canadian grower receives 7th amendment for 1.1 million square foot greenhouse license

Pure Sunfarms has received from Health Canada the seventh amendment to the cultivation license for its 1.1 million square foot greenhouse in Delta, BC. This amendment permits Pure Sunfarms to expand its cannabis production area by approximately 206,000 square feet to a total of approximately 1.03 million…

US (ID): Hearing on construction of cannabis greenhouse in Athol

The Athol Planning Board opened a public hearing Wednesday night on a request by 1620 Labs, LLC to expand marijuana cultivation operations at its facility at 1 Exchange Street. In May of last year, the board approved a special permit for the company to operate a recreational cannabis cultivation and…

CA (NT): Production facility proposed for Yellowknife

City staff say an unidentified developer hopes to grow cannabis plants for supply to the territorial government, which currently controls the only cannabis retail stores in the NWT, for recreational and medical sale. Council has to approve the proposal as cannabis production is not specifically permitted…

US (MA): Cannabis growing facility gets approval by Holyoke city council

The City Council has granted a special permit to EMB Natural Ventures, LLC, which plans to build a 25,000 square-foot marijuana cultivation facility at 140 Middle Water St., a former factory within sight of the Willimansett Bridge. The council approved the special permit on Tuesday with conditions by a…

Robert Rosa, Antecy:

"CO2 extraction from outside air already technically possible"

"The extraction of CO2 from outside air for dosing in greenhouses is already technically possible. But further development and research is needed to make it also economically feasible." This was stated by Robert Rosa from Antecy during a pitch at the Fossil Free Plaza of Kas als Energiebron (Greenhouse…

Behind the scenes of Ultra Health's medical cannabis operation

In March, the state of New Mexico's first ever custom-built medical cannabis dispensary will open its doors. Ultra Health, New Mexico's largest medical marijuana company, began building the facility in Clayton back in October. The product sold at Ultra Health's dispensaries is grown inside the company's…

CAN (QC): MYM cuts ribbon for 1.5 million sq.ft. MMJ facility

MYM held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its 1.5 million square foot facility in Weedon, Quebec. The official ground-breaking ceremony took place on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 2pm at the project site in Weedon, Quebec. The ribbon cutting ceremony and press conference launched the construction of fifteen…

US: Brandnew Forward Grow greenhouse ready for Maryland MMJ program

The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission has awarded a total of 30 preliminary licenses to companies to either grow or process medical marijuana. On of these companies is Forward Grow. They are currently constructing a brand new 1 acre greenhouse in Anne Arundel County. The greenhouse is expected to grow…

CAN (QC): Ron Berkhout to build 200,000 sq.ft. MMJ greenhouse

Matica has engaged Ron Berkhout to design greenhouses for their 181 acre property in Hemmingford, Quebec. The company intends to begin construction of a 200,000 square foot custom designed and built greenhouse in June of this year, with a long-term goal of building 1,000,000 square feet of combined…

CAN (ON): 540,000 sq.ft. cucumber greenhouse retrofitted for MMJ

LiveWell Foods has received approval from Ottawa City Council to turn its existing 540,000 square feet greenhouse into a cannabis production facility. Peter Abboud’s farm on Ramsay Road, between the rural south Ottawa communities of Metcalfe and Greely, currently produces tomatoes, beans and cucumbers…

Italy: First plants in at 20,000 sq.ft. MMJ greenhouse

Ramping up production in Italy, LGC Capital's Italian partner, Evolution Bnk has now started planting mother cannabis plants at its 20,000 square foot mother plant, cloning, and research facility in Pavia, Italy, 40 km south of Milan. The first harvest from these plants is expected in October. In…

US (CA): 23,000 sq.ft. MMJ greenhouse installation begins in Yolo County

Smart Cannabis has begun installation of greenhouse equipment at a property permitted to grow cannabis in Yolo County. The contract with CompassLeaf is being fulfilled by SCNA…

US (NY): Construction started on 39,500 sq. ft. MMJ facility

iAnthus, which owns, operates, and partners with licensed cannabis operations throughout the United States, announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Citiva Medical, has begun construction on its 39,500 sq. ft. medical cannabis cultivation and processing facility, located at the former Mid-Orange State…

CAN (QC): Six zones of 250,000 sq. ft. MMJ greenhouse operational

The Hydropothecary Corporation announced that six of ten zones in its 250,000 sq. ft. greenhouse expansion are now licensed by Health Canada. HEXO has received licensing for six of ten zones in the expansion since June 13, 2018. Hydropothecary's Master Grower, Agnes Kwasniewska, at work “We are extremely…

CAN (ON): Enniskillen MMJ facility officially opens

High Park Farms in Enniskillen Township is officially open for business. Local dignitaries joined staff for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and private tours of the $30-million medical marijuana facility on Lasalle Line Tuesday morning. The 100-acre property — that includes 13 acres of greenhouse space — is…

US (WA): Joint venture completes 7,000 sq. ft. MMJ greenhouse

Marijuana Company of America's joint venture project BV-MCOA Management has completed the construction of three greenhouses totaling 7,000 square feet. This represents the completion of more than 23% of the total 30,000-square-foot cultivation facility. The company entered into the joint venture…

Malta: Australian firm to build 4,000 m2 MMJ facility

MGC Pharmaceuticals has been awarded a contract by the government of Malta to construct a 4,000 m2 medical cannabis production and cultivation facility. MXC is one of only five companies, and the only company from Australia, to be awarded a full medical cannabis production and cultivation contract,…

US (MA): Future Farm to build 24,700 sq.ft. MMJ facility

Future Farm has closed on the previously announced investment in BCWC, formerly known as Bristol County Wellness Center. BCWC was recently awarded a special permit from the…

Jamaica's first legal MMJ facility opens

Kaya Farms, home to Jamaica's first legal medical cannabis dispensary, will today celebrate its grand opening at Drax Hall, St Ann with an Official ribbon-cutting and concert featuring some of Jamaica's favourite reggae artistes. “It has been an arduous journey for all involved in making this dream a…

US (WA): 28,000 sq.ft. MMJ facility nears completion

Marapharm announces that the rehabilitation of the cultivation site will be completed by the end of March. During renovations the company worked closely with their architect and engineering partners to design what they call one of the most advanced and environmentally friendly cannabis cultivation sites…

CAN (BC): 26,000 sq.ft. MMJ greenhouse planned on Gabriola Island

Abattis Bioceuticals has completed its acquisition of a 90% ownership interest in Gabriola Green Farms. Gabriola is a British Columbia company that has applied for a license to produce under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations on Gabriola Island, one of the gulf islands located in the…

US (MA): 130,000 sq.ft. MMJ greenhouse breaks ground

AmeriCann began work on the 52 acres it owns in the Business Park of Freetown, just over the Fall River line. It will build a 130,000 square foot greenhouse, warehouse and laboratory to grow, process and package marijuana. The facility will take marijuana from seed to buds or oils. The product will be…

Uruguay: MMJ grower plans 1 million sq.ft. greenhouse

ICC Labs has applied to the Government of Uruguay for approval to commence the assembly of a 1 million square foot greenhouse on government land located in San José, Uruguay, just 50 kilometers from ICC Labs' headquarters. The assembly of this greenhouse will advance ICC Labs' intention to become the…

CAN (SK): Potato facility turns into MMJ farm

Some new life is being breathed into a massive potato facility once owned by the Saskatchewan government. In the 1990s, the provincial government spent millions of dollars…

CAN (ON): 550,000 sq.ft. vegetable greenhouse to be converted to MMJ

Artiva, a branch of Ottawa-based LiveWell Foods, wants to set up the grow-op at existing vegetable greenhouses at 5130-5208 Ramsayville Rd. in Metcalfe, near the Hawthorne Industrial Park. Under the three-phase plan, the site’s nearly 550,000 square feet of greenhouse space would be converted from…

CAN (BC): 150,000 sq. ft. MMJ greenhouse planned in Central Saanich

A Central Saanich dairy farm previously known for a pungent compost facility is being eyed as the site of a $500-million licensed marijuana-growing operation. Shawn Galbraith is planning a five- to seven-year project that envisions 21 greenhouses on 36 acres of Stanhope Dairy Farm. If all goes to plan,…

US (CA): Construction begins on 51,840 sq. ft. MMJ greenhouse

Smart Cannabis has broken ground and is actively installing infrastructure at what will be one of California’s largest legally-permitted greenhouse cannabis cultivation sites. The site will consist of 18 greenhouses and provide 51,840 sq. ft. of cultivation area. The construction is expected to be…

US (CA): $8.4 million MMJ greenhouse comes to Greenfield

Greengro Technologies' majority-owned subsidiary, Biodynamics, was awarded a purchase contract to build a 2-acre turn-key fully automated photovoltaic solar glass hydroponic cannabis greenhouse in Greenfield California, for Canna Culture Collective, San Jose, California. Under the terms of the agreement,…

CAN (ON): Former rose farm becomes MMJ operation

A Canadian firm that has partnered with the Tragically Hip plans to invest millions and construct a medical marijuana facility that could eventually employ up to 100 local workers in the north end of Dufferin County. With the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) approving Enderlein Nurseries’ plan to construct…

US (WA): Three MMJ growers sign on at Moses Lake

New Age Farm announces the signing of a Definitive J/V Agreement between its Washington State subsidiary, New Age Farm Washington, and David Baker to secure three additional tenant growers, along with a lease to own option on eleven acres of industrial land in Moses Lake, WA. Under the terms of the J/V,…

CAN (QC): MYM Nutraceuticals builds 1.5 million sq.ft. MMJ greenhouse

MYM Nutraceuticals has signed an exclusive deal with the Municipality of Weedon, Québec to build a 1.5 million-square-foot cannabis production facility consisting of fifteen 100,000-square-foot greenhouses. Once the entire project is completed and licensed, it would have the potential to produce over…

US (CA): Marapharm buys 29,193 square feet for MMJ cultivation

Marapharm announces it has entered into an agreement to purchase property located in Desert Hot Springs, CA for $1.3 million USD. The agreement is without contingencies and closes May 31, 2017. The 1.22 acres is zoned industrial for cannabis cultivation and is an approved CUP of 29,193 square feet for…

US: New York prepares for new MMJ companies

The state Department of Health has given conditional approval to five companies seeking new licenses to grow, produce and sell medical marijuana products, with plans to dole out full registrations later this month if those companies meet certain requirements. That information, contained in documents…

US (FL): 10-acre ornamental greenhouse to become MMJ facility

Future Farm Technologies announces that its Florida partner, a Florida LLC, has received a bank term sheet in the amount of $2,673,698 at prime plus 2% to acquire the previously announced 10-acre greenhouse property and business located near Orlando, Florida. This term sheet enables Future Farm and its…

US: Maryland MMJ industry comes into bloom

Since lawmakers approved medical marijuana in Maryland, the nascent industry has been mired in legal and political controversy. A judge is deciding whether the state improperly awarded licenses to grow and process the plant. Black lawmakers said minorities didn't have a fair chance of getting those…

US (OH): MMJ facility not coming to Salem

Zoning won’t be changed to accommodate a proposed medical marijuana cultivation site at South Broadway and East Perry Street, effectively killing plans by Geoff Korff to…

US (WA): MMJ grower secures three additional tenant growers

New Age Farm announces the signing of a letter of intent between its Washington State subsidiary, New Age Farm Washington, and CannaAgra to secure three additional tenant growers, along with a lease to own option on 11 acres of industrial land in Moses Lake, WA. Under the terms of the LOI, NAF Washington…

US (OH): Large MMJ growth facility planned in Wilmington

The people behind Ohio’s failed ballot initiative to legalize recreational marijuana in 2015 are now planning to propose a medical marijuana growing facility in Wilmington. The proposed site is currently a field spanning 19.2 acres, off Davids Drive and Olinger Circle in Wilmington. But Jimmy Gould and…

US: $20M MMJ facility proposed in Northern Michigan

A Canadian cannabis company has plans to build a $20 million medical marijuana plant in the Northern Michigan village of Kingsley. Officials representing TheraCann International recently presented its plans to Kingsley's Downtown Development Authority. The Calgary-based company is proposing a 100,000…

US (MD): 44,000 sq. ft. MMJ facility ready to expand

Maryland's medical cannabis program is expected to be fully up and running later this year, and in the coming months, patients can register with the state. But there's a series of issues that still need to be resolved, even as marijuana growers and dispensaries are getting ready to open for business.…

US (PA): Philadelphia Flyers family to build MMJ farm

A 125,000-square-foot facility for growing medical marijuana would be built in the Far Northeast under a proposal detailed Wednesday by a company founded by two children and a grandson of Ed Snider, the late founder of the Flyers. Representatives of Snider Health made a presentation to the Parkwood Civic…

Canada: Inside a medical marijuana greenhouse

WeedMD Inc. is a producer and distributor of cannabis and cannabis oil. The company boasts one of the largest medical marijuana greenhouses in Canada. In this video made by Midas Letter, Keith Merker, CEO of the company, shows the interiors of his greenhouse.

On dry cooling systems

With the October federal legalization of recreational adult-use marijuana in Canada, the average user may have expected to see an incredible shortage of supply for the chilly Northern territories. After all, everyone knows that marijuana loves her daily dose of sunshine. However, over 100 licenses have been awarded to Canadian…

A 360 virtual tour into a cannabis greenhouse

Organigram Holdings has released a 360 virtual experience that explores the company's facility. In the video, it is possible to take a look at the different rooms where the cannabis producer carries out the farming processes. Additionally, thorough explanations provide the viewers with the necessary…

AU: A journey into a medical cannabis farm

Medifarm’s cannabis grow-house doesn’t smell anywhere near as dank as you might expect. There’s certainly a familiar scent in the air as you walk between the rows of mother plants (genetic stock) in the climate and humidity controlled greenhouse, but it’s subtle. What’s not as subtle is the pitch from…

US (OH): Cresco breaks ground on 50,000 sq. ft. MMJ facility

Cresco Labs broke ground on their cultivation facility in Yellow Springs. Cresco will develop a 50,000-square foot environmentally-sound greenhouse that will grow and harvest condition-specific strains of medical marijuana that will be available in dispensaries to physician-certified patients across the…

CAN (ON): Aphria teams up with Nuuvera on MMJ greenhouse

Aphria has entered into a global strategic partnership with Nuuvera, a Canadian-based global cannabis business. Initially focused on the Canadian market, the partnership includes joint relationships with Nuuvera to expand production across the globe, including Europe, Israel and Latin America. As part of…

Denmark: Orchid greenhouse to become 40,000 m2 MMJ facility

Spectrum Cannabis Denmark, a joint venture between Canopy Growth Corporation and Danish Cannabis, a European hemp producer, has announced plans to establish a 40,000 m2 production facility in Odense, Denmark. The immediate conversion of 30,000 m2 of existing greenhouse infrastructure could be completed…

CAN (BC): Joint venture converts 1.3 million sq. ft. into MMJ greenhouses

Canopy Growth Corporation has entered into a definitive joint venture agreement to form a new company, BC Tweed Joint Venture together with a large-scale greenhouse operator to develop 1.3 million sq. ft. of greenhouse growing capacity in British Columbia with an exclusive option to develop a further 1.7…

US (CA): Dutch technology powers 3 ha MMJ greenhouse

In Cathedral City, a neighborhood located next to Palm Springs in the Palm Desert, a 3 hectare project is being built for medicinal cultivation. Unique to this project is the use of the JSK cooling system, an in-house designed innovation by Certhon. In addition to the design and installation of the JSK…

US: Puration to convert First Choice Nursery into MMJ operation

Puration has entered into a letter of intent agreement to acquire First Choice Nursery which has an existing twenty-five greenhouse facility in Texas. The company has the opportunity to expand to an additional 400 irrigated greenhouse pads ready for buildout. Puration has a U.S. Patented Cannabis…

US (WA): Construction permit issued for 44,000 sq.ft. MMJ facility

CROP has received an updated building permit for its Washington “The Dozen” Project. CROP had previously revised the building plans to include upgraded access roads and a new staff facility, including restroom and break-room.The company has completed 90% of the construction of the first six (6)…

US (WA): 35,000 sq.ft. MMJ facility commences commercial production

CROP's tenant has now commenced commercial production at Wheeler Park. The facility is designed for perpetual harvest of cannabis at ‘The Park’, its state-of-the-art facility in Washington State. Crop’s licensed tenant grower has now advised the company that it expects its first harvest of cannabis…

CAN (ON): Toronto-based MMJ producer to take over Leamington grower

As Canada prepares to legalize recreational pot, “everybody is jockeying for position leading up to Oct. 17,” said the spokesman for a Leamington pot producer being eyed for takeover by a Toronto-based medical marijuana producer and distributor. Emblem Corp., headquartered in Toronto but with production…

BC: another 20,000 sq ft MMJ greenhouse planned

CROP Infrastructure Corp. announces that it has entered into a Membership Purchase Agreement with Humboldt, a limited liability company, whereby the Company has agreed to advance up to US$2,000,000 to Humboldt for land and equipment purchased and the development of a 30,000 square foot greenhouse project…

US (CA): MMJ grower expands acreage to 22,000 sq.ft.

Sunset Island Group has been in the process of retro fitting their current greenhouse. The retro fit is two phases, Phase 1 is the retro fit of the current greenhouse operations and Phase 2 is the building of a new greenhouse on the company's bare land or retrofitting another greenhouse on the property.…

CAN (BC): True Leaf to construct MMJ facility on 40-acre site

True Leaf has exercised its option to purchase 40 acres of land that encompasses its facility in Lumby, B.C. through its wholly owned subsidiary True Leaf Medicine Inc. The option was exercised on December 22, 2017 at a total cost of $3.3 million CAD. An up-front fee of $100,000 CAD was paid to the…

US (MI): Participants sought for MMJ stakeholder workgroups

LARA’s Bureau of Medical Marijuana Regulation (BMMR) is facilitating five stakeholder workgroups to discuss and provide suggestions on regulatory topics related to the Medical…

US (CA): 60-acre MMJ project gathers steam

Cannabis Science, a U.S. company specializing in the development of cannabinoid-based medicines, and Free Spirit Organics Native American Corporation announces that after a…

US (OH): GreenGro sells 25,000 sq. ft. vertical farm to MMJ grower

Biodynamics, a subsidiary of GreenGro Technologies announced that it has received a commitment from Ohio Medicinal Gardens, based out of Akron, Ohio, to build a state of the…


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