Events, shows & webinars

December 18, 2019, The Palace at Somerset Park, Somerset, NJ

US (NJ): 2019 Medical Cannabis Symposium

The 2019 Medical Cannabis Symposium will explore current evidence-based science as it relates to medical cannabis and implications for clinical research, regulation, and medical practice. Physicians, scientists, pharmacists, nurses, and industry professionals are invited to attend. Learning…

US (NV): Surna partners with Veterans Cannabis Project

Surna Inc. announced its sponsorship of Operation Cannabis: Bash for Veterans’ Cannabis Access on Wednesday, Dec. 11, at the Westgate Hotel in Las Vegas. The cause is personal…

“Growing Together”

US (CA): CDFA working with growers at Latino Farmer Conference

With the theme of “Growing Together,” California’s 5th annual Latino Farmer Conference is being held today in Tulare at the International AgriCenter. Rodrigo Chipres with the CDFA Inspection Services Division shares information about the Produce Safety Program and the inspection process. More than 300…

US: Cannabis seminars promising how to get rich mostly a scam

Now that legal cannabis is becoming the next big thing in the United States, more people are searching for opportunities to get into the business of growing and selling weed.…

US (MD): Inside Maryland's graduate degree in medical cannabis

Melissa Beatty has been a pharmacist for more than 20 years. But after becoming jaded by seeing so many patients return for pill after pill, she knew she wanted to explore a more holistic approach to medicine — especially since medical marijuana helped her mother through cancer and has relieved her own…

US (NV): ACT Summit bringing high tech to Cannabis

Join industry expert Scott Reach of Rare Dankness and several others at the ACT Summit in Las Vegas on December 10th. The ACT Summit features leading horticultural industry experts, consultants and cultivators, who will demonstrate best practices and share their experiences implementing advanced cannabis…

LumiGrow wins award for Best Cannabis Lighting Solution

LumiGrow was named Best Lighting Solution at the 2019 Canadian Cannabis Awards based on an expert judging panel. The LumiGrow horticultural lighting solution was chosen for product excellence and proven performance in the cannabis industry. The smart lighting solution is designed for exceptional crop…

Applications open for 2020 Masterclass in Horticultural Business

The Masterclass in Horticultural Business is a leadership program that's been tailor-made for Australian entrepreneurs in horticulture. The masterclass is offered through flexible online delivery, and developed in partnership with international leaders in Horticulture – Horticulture Innovation Australia,…

CAN (BC): Kootenay initiative to create jobs, support cannabis business

A new initiative to support cannabis businesses in the Kootenays will soon lead to better access to employment opportunities in the industry and create sustainable cannabis operations in the region. The Cannabis Business Transition Initiative, delivered by Community Futures Central Kootenay with over…

Dutch Passion awarded 'Best Seedbank' at Cannafest 2019

Dutch Passion collected a prestigious new cannabis cup at the 2019 Cannafest Expo in Prague, Czech. The award was given for ‘Best Seedbank’, one the most valuable of cannabis cup awards that a professional cannabis seed company can win. Cannafest is an annual event held in Prague. After Spannabis it is…

US (MD): University of Maryland offering Master's program in medical cannabis

The University of Maryland is now offering a master’s degree in cannabis that is being billed as the first in the nation. In the two-year program, students will study the basics of medical cannabis, including the clinical uses and adverse effects of cannabis. Course work will also cover public health…

US (MA): System for cannabis indoor growing wins BU start-up competition

As rain fell outside, more than 120 people filed into the Questrom School of Business auditorium last Thursday for the third annual Innovate@BU Cannabis Start-Up Competition. The popular event provides a platform for BU-led start-up teams to present their businesses in a think-tank-style competition,…

Bluelab wins another Innovation Award

"Accessible solutions to help growers with better insight into substrate or water"

“Excellence in Innovation”. That’s what Bluelab was awarded last week at the New Zealand International Business Awards 2019. It’s the second innovation award the team won this year: earlier they won the Excellence in Innovation award at the Bay of Plenty Export New Zealand Awards. “A rapid, serial…

Prior to the MjBizCon 2019

US (NV): Advancing Cannabis Technology Summit to be held on December 10th

Industry suppliers with deep rooted horticultural histories will host a unique educational summit prior to the MJBizCon show in Las Vegas this December. On Tuesday, December 10th, the Advancing Cannabis Cultivation Technology Summit (ACT Summit) will bring together cannabis cultivators, owners, and…

US: Filling a need in the growing industry

Contributing to fill a critical need for knowledge in the fast-growing hemp industry, the UC Davis Seed Biotechnology Center completed a two-day course on Hemp Breeding and…

Netherlands: Ten year celebration of ‘Next Generation Growing’ with one hundred people and an afternoon program

Over one hundred people gathered in Zoetermeer to celebrate the tenth anniversary of Next Generation Growing (NGG), a sustainable way of growing inside the greenhouse. NGG is consistantly changing, as the ideas around sustainability shift, the afternoon-filled program offered those new to NGG and those…

Michael Wilson from United American Hemp:

US (KS): "Weed out the bad seeds; run green startups like real businesses"

Cannabis might seem like it presents a Wild West frontier for entrepreneurs looking to strike green, said Michael Wilson, but would-be founders must cultivate a plan grounded in common sense — and the law. “In the industrial hemp or marijuana space, if you want to build a successful business, run it like…

NL: Laura Rastovac awarded 'Cannabis Woman of the Year' at Cannabis Capital Convention

During the Cannabis Capital Convention held in Amsterdam, Laura Rastovac with Meteor System was awarded the 'Cannabis Woman of the Year'. Michael Kraland, one of the organizers of the convention, called Laura on stage for her talk. However, before she started, he also called on stage the British DJ and…

Photo report: Cannabis Capital Convention

On 30th October, the Cannabis Capital Convention was held in Amsterdam. The convention was the place for investors and entrepreneurs looking for networking.  Click here for the MMJDaily photo report of the Cannabis Capital Convention Many speakers took part in the event, with talks that took place throughout…

in the Health & Life Sciences category

MediPharm Labs founders named Ontario Entrepreneur of the Year Award finalists

MediPharm Labs co-founders, Pat McCutcheon (Chairman & CEO) and Keith Strachan (Director & President), were named as finalists in the EY Ontario Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the Health & Life Sciences category. Finalists and winners were announced on October 24, 2019 in Toronto at the annual awards…

US (MA): Holyoke Community College to offer cannabis industry training programs

Holyoke Community College will launch the state’s first Cannabis Education Center to train students for careers in the state’s emerging marijuana industry. The center will be…

Three Stevie awards assigned in 2019 International Business Awards

Shan Halamba, CEO of Ceyhinz Link/Riococo was named the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award in the Executive of the Year, Bronze Stevie Award in the Entrepreneur of the Year and Ceyhinz Link International, Inc/ Riococo was named the winner of Bronze Stevie Award as the Company of the Year categories in the…

A report of the Cropex Group Day

"To acquire knowledge, you have to share it"

On September 27, Cropex Group organized the Cropex Group Day. Thirteen cultivation advisers visited growers to learn. Cropex Group reports the day. For several years, the greenhouses are used for the cultivation of vegetables and flowers. In recent years, we see a new 'green' landscape unfolding.…

San Diego La Jolla Marriott, February 24-26, 2020

US (CA): Resource Innovation Institute to host indoor Agriculture Energy Solutions Conference

As California policy makers develop codes for Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA), Resource Innovation Institute (RII) will convene the inaugural Indoor Agriculture Energy Solutions (IAES) Conference, connecting policy makers, utility program managers, equipment manufacturers and suppliers,…

New show management has big plans for Indoor Ag-Con 2020

Indoor Ag-Con, LLC, was acquired from Newbean Capital and its founder Nicola Kerslake at the end of 2018 - delivering the Indoor Ag-Con Asia event in Singapore five weeks later and Indoor Ag-Con Las Vegas a few short months after that. Three seasoned event industry professionals joined forces to form the…

US (NV): Post-harvest symposium and first annual Golden Grow Awards gala

Hemp subsidiary, The Hemp University, will host its final educational workshop of the year, “Post-Harvest Symposium” and the first ever Golden Grow Awards Gala in…

Photo report: Canadian Greenhouse Conference 2019

40 years ago, in 1979, the Canadian Greenhouse Conference was organised for the very first time. Who could have thought back than that the event was to grow out to the biggest event for the horticulture in Canada, updating growers from the vegetable, floral and cannabis industry on all that's new and…

40th edition Canadian Greenhouse Conference has a good start

The 40th edition of the Canadian Greenhouse Conference kicked off yesterday. Just like the Canadian horticultural industry, the event grows year after year. Fued Alle and Guillerma Baquero, J.Huete, showing the Hydroponic Systems products.   The team with PB Tec is one of the reasons the show is growing. They serve…

CAN (AB): MHC offering a pair of cannabis courses in industry awareness

Medicine Hat College is offering two cannabis industry training courses this month, followed by two other workshops in November and December. Shannan Hurlbut, MHC program administrator with continuing studies, says the college decided the time was right to offer these courses because of the Aurora…

October 9, Canadian Greenhouse Conference

Rum and music at Margaritaville

Once again, Grodan, Meteor Systems and Plant Products are hosting a party at Margaritaville for the Canadian Greenhouse Conference. The party takes place on October 9, 7-11 PM. You can pick up your…

CAN (BC): Deb Milimaka Miles wins Woman of Inspiration Award

Harvest One Cannabis congratulates Deb Milimaka Miles, Chief People Officer and Chief Administrative Officer of Harvest One for being recognized as a Woman of Inspiration in the SupportHER category which recognizes Deb’s active mentorship that paves the road to empower women in leadership roles. The…

Niagara Falls gearing up for annual Eat.Drink.Chill event

Bags packed and ready to go to Niagara? Next week the annual Canadian Greenhouse Conference will take place there, and of course, the show would not be the same without the EAT.DRINK.CHILL get-together organized annually by various suppliers on the first evening of the show.  The event will take place at Fallsview Casino, at the R5 Lounge.  A chance to mingle, relax, eat great fo…


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