Cultivation

Greenhouse Production of Cannabis: Are Existing Growers a Good Fit?

Joining us is Mike Marquez, seminar director for the Indo Expo Cannabis Trade Show. His responsibilities include finding, vetting and booking speakers for multi-track education programs for annual shows in California, Oregon and Colorado that... more »

The Cannabis Conundrum

If you are a grower of ornamental crops interested in producing cannabis, be aware there are a lot of unknowns about producing, harvesting and processing this crop. “For ornamental crops, the research literature provides a... more »

What to Know About Lighting Cannabis from a Former Greenhouse Cultivator

Changing perceptions around cannabis has many commercial growers seriously examining the plant for the first time, and many are underestimating the long “maligned weed.” I say maligned because cannabis is by no means an unwanted... more »

Transitioning to Cannabis

A plant is a plant. Many traditional horticultural growers have entered the cannabis market with that as their prevailing thought. While that basic concept is correct, the devil that is truly in the details has... more »

PA Marijuana Company Takes Over Advanced Biomedics

Pennsylvania-based Ilera Holistic Healthcare has bought out the majority interest in Advanced Biomedics, Southern University's medical marijuana partner. On Monday, the company paid Southern University a long-awaited $2.15 million — the first of more than... more »

Lighting Firm to Produce Cannabis LEDs with Ultra-Wide Spectrum

In October, Valoya, a manufacturer of high end LED grow lights, introduced Valoya Canna+ to the market. The company produces a line of LED luminaires with an ultra-wide spectrum designed for the professional cultivation of... more »

MedMen Acquires PharmaCann

MedMen Enterprises Inc. announced it has acquired PharmaCann, one of the largest medical cannabis providers in the United States, for $682 million, making it the largest acquisition in history of the budding cannabis industry. Combined,... more »

Alaska Officials Approve License for Cannabis Testing Facility

Officials from the Alaska Marijuana Control Office have given preliminary approval for the license of the first cannabis testing facility in Interior Alaska. On Aug. 9, the cannabis board approved a license for Fairbanks Analytical... more »

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