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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,…

US (KY): Companies to convert 1.8 million sqft Kentucky based greenhouse operation

ColorPoint KY, has transitioned to become a hemp only company and has merged operations with AgTech Scientific of Paris, KY. The operations have been granted both a Hemp Grower License and Hemp Processor License from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture. According to them, the companies met in 2017 and…

Stopping smell through oxidative odor elimination

In the cannabis industry, odor issues are particularly felt. Lots of money is being spent on carbon filtration and other odor control systems. But let’s deal with the odor at the molecular level, the team with Cannabusters says. They have developed a way to eliminate odor by employing iodine. The problem…

CAN (BC): Concerns over cannabis operation in Langley

A proposal for a marijuana-grow operation in Langley is drawing opposition because it would sit next to a bird and wildlife area that has been protected for years, as well as a long-running, addiction recovery facility. Glen Valley Cannabis Ltd. is waiting to get its federal licences and is applying to…

CAN (ON): Grower to purchase land for indoor cultivation use

Trulieve Cannabis has acquired 84.97 acres of land in Jefferson County, Florida which will be used to construct a 750,000 square foot, state-of-the-art indoor growing facility. "The facility will be constructed in phases and will be largely automated. Its proximity to Trulieve’s production facility in…

What to consider when constructing a cultivation facility

Ongoing trends in the cannabis industry are leaning towards outdoor cultivation, with cannabis companies in both Canada and the United States competing for space and licenses to grow. Cultivation licenses are among the most competitive to receive, especially in America where individual states can put…

CAN (ON): Grower to convert facility to cannabis extraction and processing hub

WeedMD is converting its fully-licensed 26,000 sq. ft. Aylmer, Ontario facility to a large-scale cannabis extraction and processing operation. “WeedMD is optimizing its two…

Greenhouse Revitalization Project expected to bring new jobs

An attempt to revitalize a greenhouse facility in Newark is expected to bring new job opportunities. The $7 million project is being fueled by a company called Honest Pharm CO…

CAN (QC): Quebec based 700k sqft facility now fully licensed by Health Canada

Les Serres Vert Cannabis, a subsidiary of Canopy Growth Corporation and a portfolio company of Canopy Rivers has received its final cultivation licence from Health Canada. "All 700,000 sq. ft. of operating space at Vert Mirabel is now licensed for cannabis production," the team with the company says.…

US (IL): Grower to acquire 3.6 million sqft greenhouse

MichiCann Medical, operating as Red White & Bloom has signed an LOI to acquire one of the world’s largest indoor premium hemp facilities, located in Granville, Illinois. In operation since 1978, the greenhouse has been granted its Hemp Grower License and Hemp Processor Registration from the Illinois…

Marcel Schulte, Holland Gaas:

"Guiding systems for every type of window and greenhouse"

The horticultural world is changing rapidly and technological developments are evolving. To be able to continue to offer the grower the best available products, Holland Gaas is therefor constantly optimizing and developing its systems. Their newest introduction is the stainless steel crescent pin guide.…

US (CA): Company acquired 450-acre historic property

LiveWire Ergogenics subsidiary Estrella Ranch Partners has finalized the purchase of a historic ranch property in Paso Robles, the center of the renown California wine country. Under the terms of the Purchase Agreement the first phase of the transaction, the acquisition of 265 acres has been concluded…

Canadian producer completes construction of 3rd Canadian cultivation facility

MJardin Group has completed construction of “GRO”, an indoor cannabis cultivation facility located in Dunnville, Ontario and has submitted its Evidence of Readiness package to Health Canada. The facility is a joint-venture between MJardin Group (75%) and Grand River Organics (25%). The 11,000 square foot…

CAN (AB): Grower installs Canada's largest rooftop solar system

Freedom Cannabis is installing a solar array at its 126,000 square foot facility in Acheson, Alberta, located 20 kilometres west of Edmonton. The 1,830 kW solar array, supplied by ENMAX, will be Canada's largest rooftop solar install to-date, according to the company. Cannabis grow facilities consume a…

A tour in a cannabis facility in Strathoy, Ontario

WeedMD has a cannabis operation based in Strathoy, Ontario. The facility, which is the company’s second, is currently in the process of a substantial expansion that will greatly increase production on site. Currently licensed to grow in a 110,000 square foot section of the hybrid greenhouse facility, the…

Video: Greenhouse glazing is a precision job

What would a glasshouse be without glass? As soon as the frame is in place it is up to the glaziers to supply the greenhouse with glass. “Glazing is a precision job which definitely requires some experience”, says Henry van der Lans, who has been glazing for over 40 years. His employees work on projects…

Netherlands: Commercial CO2 capture installation for horticulture applications

Netherlands-based Frames announces the first carbon neutral system for heating and supplying CO2 for industrial-scale, greenhouse growers. Successfully demonstrated by DES B.V., a cooperative association of growers including VOF Prominent Grevelingen, DT van Noord tomatoes and Van Duijn aubergines, the…

CA (BC): Grower uses up to 90% less electricity than conventional indoor greenhouses

In the seven months since the Trudeau government legalized recreational marijuana use, licensed producers across the country have been locked in a frenetic race to grow mass quantities of cannabis for the new market. But amid the rush for scale, questions of sustainability have often taken a back seat.…

Producing high quality cannabis in Colombia

A few kilometers away from Bogotá, in an industrial area of the Tocancipá municipality, Cudinamarca (Colombia), many entrepreneurs coming from Spain, Italy and Colombia are investing almost $ 12 million in a medical cannabis facility. This operation is part of a sector which has been growing within the…

Piet Bom believes it might be

Will your next greenhouse be made of Fiberglass?

What if we told you we have an 82-year-old claiming Fiberglass greenhouses to be the next big thing in horticulture? You might doubt us – but it could be wise to think again. The 82-year old is Mr Piet Bom, who was at the start of the switch from using steel to aluminum gutters in the greenhouse…

US (CO): A matter of altitude: growing cannabis up in the mountains

As the cannabis industry stepped out of prohibition times, a whole new set of technology and solutions became available to cannabis growers. But that was not the only change. An increasing number of countries have been approving laws to regulate the production of cannabis for medical purposes. Therefore,…

US (NV): Grower to complete power and water upgrades in Las Vegas based facility

GB Sciences today announced it is nearing completion of $700,000 in power and water upgrades at its cultivation facility in Las Vegas, NV, which "will more than triple the our flower production capabilities," the team with the company says. "The upgrades will allow us to expand our Las Vegas cultivation…

US (AZ): MMJ facility to be constructed in Morenci based industrial park

The council approved a purchase agreement offer from Green Labs LLC and AGL Properties LLC, both of Wallbridge, Ohio, to purchase Lots 5 and 6 for $44,700, adding onto Lot 4.…

US (CA): Community worried about impact of cannabis greenhouse

Neighbours of a proposed Glen Valley-area marijuana growing facility are worried about local impacts, even as the owner pledges odour and light won’t be issues. Glen Valley Cannabis is one of the many new marijuana-industry operations looking to start up in the Fraser Valley. The company is currently…

US (CO): Producer acquires 25k sq. ft. facility

Golden Developing Solutions has announced the lease of a new 25,000 square-foot production facility located in Denver, CO. "The facility will act as the primary production base for our wholly-owned subsidiary, Infusionz. The 54-month initial-term lease for the facility has been finalized, and the move-in…

CAN (BC): Company expands production capacity through strategic acquisition

TransCanna Holdings has announced the execution of a non-binding Letter Of Intent dated May 17, 2019 (the “LOI”) with Lyfted Farms of Modesto, California, to acquire the business and assets of Lyfted. Lyfted Farms is a state licensed producer of high quality indoor grown cannabis. The three permanent…

US (PA): Real estate firm acquires Pennsylvania property and enters into agreement with cannabis producer

Innovative Industrial Properties (IIP) has closed on the acquisition of a property in Saxton, Pennsylvania, which comprises two buildings totaling approximately 266,000 square feet of industrial space. According to the company, the purchase price for the Pennsylvania property was $13.0 million (excluding…

US (NV): Producer announces completion of Nevada based cultivation facility

Green Growth Brands has completed on May 16, 2019, its previously announced acquisition of a Pahrump, Nevada cultivation facility, operated by Wellness Orchards of Nevada and Panorama WON, for a purchase price of USD$13,372,162 (CAD$16,749,970). The Company initially announced the acquisition on December…

US (CA): Guinda based cannabis cultivation site to be expanded

Smart Cannabis Corp. announced that it has secured the contract to expand on a cannabis cultivation site in Guinda, where the company’s primary subsidiary, Next Generation Farming, recently retrofitted eight greenhouses and installed the company’s SMART App. "The expansion project will include 60,000…

US (MA): Grower gains city's OK to cannabis testing lab

A proposed marijuana testing laboratory and two cultivation and manufacturing businesses gained unanimous approval from the city Tuesday. ACT Labs and The Fresh Connection…

US (NV): Company begins construction of a solar greenhouse in Las Vegas

Green Stream Holdings will soon begin the construction of a solar greenhouse to be located in the heart of downtown, Las Vegas. "The exact address is 800 W Mesquite Ave., Las Vegas, NV, 89106 which is the current location of a restoration store to be torn down. After which, our solar greenhouse will be…

US (CA): Manufacturing company secures $91 million to build vertically integrated cannabis campus

Natura Life + Science has completed a $91 million round of private financing and the construction of what will be the largest vertically integrated cannabis campus in California. "Natura’s first planned facility spans 265,000 square feet, and when fully operational, will provide a full-service offering…

US (NV): Las Vegas based cultivation real estate sold for $10.45 m

1933 Industries' subsidiary, Alternative Medicine Association (“AMA”), has completed a sale and lease back for its newly constructed cannabis cultivation facility in Las…

CAN (ON): Video tour of an Ontario based cannabis operation

James E. Wagner Cultivation Corporation President and CEO Nathan Woodworth gave a tour of the company’s new facility located in Kitchener, Ontario. Woodworth also talks about the company’s GrowthSTORM system and stresses that its high density, low-cost system is the most effective way to control the…

CAN (ON): Additional 50k sq. ft. of production capacity approved for Canadian grower

7ACRES, has obtained Health Canada approval for five additional flowering rooms totalling 50,000 sqft of additional production space at its facility in Kincardine, Ontario. According to the company, total flowering room space at 7ACRES increases from 180,000 sqft to 230,000 sqft and 7ACRES' annual…

CAN (BC): 30% increase in licensed capacity for Zenabis

Zenabis Global announced the licensing of Phase 2A at its Zenabis Atholville facility (an additional 3,200kg of cannabis cultivation capacity) and disclose the date of its…

A video tour of a vertically-integrated cannabis facility

TransCanna Holdings has released an eight-minute video to provide shareholders and investors with a visual tour of its 196,000-square-foot vertically integrated cannabis-focused facility. The company’s chief executive officer, Jim Pakulis, discusses the highlights of the facility in the video…

Transitioning from small-scale to large-scale

As soon as the cultivation of medical cannabis was legalized, many growers dreamt of bringing their expertise and knowledge into this new venture. Unfortunately, the step from small to large-scale operations is not an easy endeavor. Many growers who tried the leap saw their entrepreneurial dreams fading…

US (IL): A sneak peek into a suburban cannabis farm

As Gov. J.B. Pritzker forwards plans to legalize recreational use of marijuana for adults in Illinois, a medical cannabis cultivation facility in Elk Grove Village opened its doors to the media Monday in an effort to show the stringent guidelines and quality controls it follows. But a lingering question…

CA: Company plans to add 203,000 square feet at three of its existing facilities

Tilray announced an investment of US$32.6M to increase the company’s Canadian cannabis production and manufacturing footprint by 203,000 square feet across three facilities. This investment will expand Tilray’s total production and manufacturing footprint from 1.1 million to 1.3 million square feet…

US (CA): Vertically-integrated company acquires multiple licenses in California

Sparx Cannabis, a vertically-integrated, family-owned and California-grown cannabis lifestyle company, announced the acquisition of multiple licenses for the cultivation and distribution of cannabis and cannabis-derived products in the state of California. According to the company, the distribution…

CA (AB): Cannabis facility brings prosperity to city of Olds

For Olds, a town that lost some of its oil and gas lustre since the price of crude swooned four years ago, it’s the welcome smell of money. It’s hard to say the Sundial Growers cannabis production facility has changed the visible face of the town of 9,200 an hour’s drive north of Calgary. The grow…

Macedonian grower announces 13,000 sq. ft. facility

American Cannabis Company has secured a contract with a new client in Macedonia. The company has been retained specifically for conceptual floorplan and facility layout activities in association with providing base equipment lists for cultivation and processing. This thirteen thousand square foot…

Filtration in greenhouse horticulture: why?

The attention for water systems in greenhouse horticulture has increased due to legislation, with the purification obligation for greenhouse horticulture on discharging water.…

CA (ON): Producer starts production at full capacity for two facilities

James E. Wagner Cultivation Corporation has announced that its current operations are at full production capacity for both the pilot facility, JWC 1, located at 855 Trillium Dr., Kitchener, and the first phase of the second site, JWC 2, located at 530 Manitou Dr., Kitchener. "Currently, both JWC 1 and…

US (MA): 27.000 sq. ft. facility to be built in Holyoke

Jewett Construction has been selected by Solurge, Inc. to renovate their newly acquired facility on Beaulieu St. "Designed by Keenan + Kenny Architects, the 27,000 s/f former…

CA (ON): Ribbon-cutting ceremony at Norfolk County based facility

Canary Rx has completed the build-out of their 44,000 sq. ft., Norfolk County cannabis production facility. Canary commenced external and structural upgrades of the Norfolk County facility in September 2017. An extensive interior build-out followed in July 2018. The state-of-the-art facility was designed…

CA (BC): Work stopped at Okanagan Falls based cannabis facility

It looks like an influx of cannabis jobs may not be coming to Okanagan Falls after all. Cannabis company Sunniva says it has “suspended” all development plans for its Okanagan…

HEXO Corp’s facility in Gatineau

"Our facility remains safe, not at risk of flooding"

"HEXO Corp’s facility in Gatineau remains safe and is still not at risk of flooding. See for yourself in this video shot this morning (May 1st). We continue to monitor the water levels and are prepared to take action should the conditions require it." This update is shared by cannabis producer Hexo Corp…

US (CA): Californian firm to launch O'Hara based facility

A California-based real estate company focused on the cannabis industry has acquired property in O’Hara’s RIDC Park to help launch a licensed medical-use marijuana growing and processing facility. Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. (IIP) paid $6.3 million for the industrial space at 575 Epsilon…

US (IA): Inside the first Iowa MMJ facility

Iowa legalized the use of some medical marijuana in 2017, that bill allowed two manufacturers to produce it in the state. MedPharm is the first. Its General Manager Lucas Nelson says they want Iowa to lead the way, “There’s no set up list of what you could or couldn’t apply to these plants. There’s not…

US (MA): Massachusetts Cannabis Center construction update

AmeriCann has shared a construction update on its cultivation facility based in Massachusetts. "Construction is progressing rapidly and on schedule at AmeriCann’s flagship project, the Massachusetts Cannabis Center (MCC)," the team with the company says. According to the company, the MCC is being…

CA (BC): Investment firm completes investment in licensed Bangor city based property

Nabis Holdings has completed its investments, in a property in Bangor City, Michigan, that has received municipal approvals for ten cultivation licenses and one processing…

CA (BC): BC-based facility to initiate expansion

VIVO Cannabis announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Canna Farms, has received local municipal approval for its Phase 5 expansion which will add an incremental 2,500…

CA (ON): New Cobourg based MMJ facility aims to hire 1.5k people by 2021

A company specializing in recreational and medical cannabis aims to hire 1,500 people for its plant in Cobourg, Ont., in two years. On Friday, FSD Pharma celebrated its awarding of its sales licence by Health Canada last week. The plant is based on William Street at the former Kraft Foods plant. The…

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US (CA): Construction update on Cathedral city based facility

Sunniva California Campus is designed to deploy custom, automation assembly line cultivation processes at scale. "By using proven advanced technologies within our glasshouse facilities, we can expect to dramatically reduce labor costs, which typically exceed 50% of total cost of production within the…

Could the Notre Dame be rebuilt with a rooftop greenhouse?

At a press conference in the Council of Ministers on April 17 and concerning the future international competition for the rehabilitation of the Notre Dame Cathedral, the French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe expressed the wish that the future project should be "adapted to issues of our time." For the…

Flower One Holdings:

US: "Conversion of 400,000 sq ft. greenhouse to cannabis 95% complete"

In May 2018, Flower One Holdings began the conversion of its Nevada greenhouse. Now it provided an update on the process, as the Company continues to execute on its growth strategy in the Nevada cannabis market. "We have made significant operational progress on many fronts", they say proudly "Including…

Richard van der Sande, Certhon:

"It's all about increasing production"

"The profession of a greenhouse builder is beautiful. The projects are getting bigger and more complex. That is a challenge for techies. And in the end it's all about increasing production capacity." Richard van der Sande, with Certhon, is convinced: "Our generation is on the eve of a (partial) solution…

US (CA): Eustis based MMJ farm to bring operations indoor

The medical marijuana farm that has riled its Eustis neighbors with its noisy dehumidifiers, lights and trucks intends to build a facility to move its operations indoors in the next two years. Representatives of MedMen, a California-based medical marijuana cultivation operation, said this week that they…

CA (AB): Aurora to work on odor coming from Edmonton facility

A skunky smell greeting travellers at Edmonton’s airport doesn’t mean stinky critters are running loose in the area. The scent is coming from the Edmonton International…

5.5 acres with a 195.000 sq. ft. facility onsite

US (CA): Company completes acquisition of California-based site

TransCanna Holdings has finalized the acquisition of “arguably the largest vertically integrated cannabis centric” multi‐purpose facility in California, setting the stage for edification of a self-contained cannabis hub operation that includes integrated divisions for transportation and distribution,…

US (NV): "Ready to grow" in Nevada-based facility

Crop Infrastructure Corp has completed the construction of its 57,600 square foot nursery in Nye County, Nevada and announces it is ready to grow. Equipped with LED lighting, designed to enhance the growth of the plants, the company calls it a 'key project in order to maximize yield, reduce farming risk…

CA (BC): Canadian producer fully planted Delta 3 greenhouse

Emerald Health Therapeutics announced that its 50%-owned joint venture, Pure Sunfarms, has completed planting of the final quadrants of its 1.1 million square foot Delta 3 greenhouse operation in Delta, BC. "As a result, the entire 1.03 million square feet of growing area at Delta 3, comprising 16…

Sam Andras, Mj12 Design Studio

"The sharing of knowledge will help advance cultivation"

A cannabis growing facility poses different challenges when compared to a traditional growing facility. In the cannabis industry, there is a widespread need of information on what works and what doesn’t. This is because every element of a medical cannabis growing facility needs to be carefully planned…

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…

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…

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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…


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