LeafWorks Launches Cultivar Registration Program

LeafWorks, a female-founded genetics company specializing in identification for the cannabis/hemp and herbal industries, launched the LeafWorks Cultivar Registration program. This is a first-to-market service for the cannabis/hemp industries that enables cultivators and breeders to... more »

lllinois Approves Tenth Cultivation Center for Adult-Use Growing

The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) has approved another cultivation center that can grow cannabis for adult-use purposes in advance of adult-use cannabis becoming legal on Jan. 1, 2020. Compass Ventures, Inc. in Litchfield is... more »

System to Grow Cannabis Indoors More Easily Wins 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... more »

Study: The Frostier The Flower, The More Potent The Cannabis

Cannabis flowers with the most mushroom-shaped hairs pack the biggest cannabinoid and fragrance punch, according to new research from the University of British Columbia. While the cannabis leaf is iconic, it's the chemicals produced by... more »

Fotonica Launches DLED Lighting System

Israel-based Fotonica recently introduced the EVA 3 DLED (dynamic LED) smart lighting system which utilizes a unique electrical technology that enables growers to implement ‘Light Growth’ protocols that enhance crop yield and reduce energy consumption.... more »

Emissions from cannabis growing facilities may impact air quality

The same chemicals responsible for the pungent smell of a cannabis plant may also contribute to air pollution on a much larger scale, according to new research from the Desert Research Institute (DRI) and the... more »

Green Hygienics acquires 824-Acre Hemp Cultivation Property

Green Hygienics, a full-scope, science-driven hemp cultivation and branding company, has announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition of the 824-acre Potrero Ranch Property near San Diego, California. The company will utilize the land... more »

Rancho Tissue Technologies Enters Hemp/CBD Markets

Rancho Tissue Technologies is entering the hemp and hemp/CBD markets, offering clean, high-quality, true-to-type tissue culture and propagation of hemp. "With 40 years of tissue culture experience, I regularly receive requests from growers wanting tissue=cultured... more »

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