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Nexus Greenhouse Systems to Host High-Tech Cannabis Cultivation Tour, Business Seminar

On Sept. 14, Nexus Greenhouse Systems will host a seminar on cannabis cultivation, licensing applications, and business planning at the Landing Restaurant in Newport, Rhode Island. During the seminar, attendees will have an opportunity to visit a... more »

LabVantage Solutions Previews New Information Management System

LabVantage Solutions, a leading provider of laboratory informatics solutions and services, previewed its latest industry accelerator, LabVantage Cannabis, at the 2018 Cannabis Science Conference, taking place Aug. 27-29 in Portland, Oregon. LabVantage Cannabis is a... more »

Canadian Firm Creates Veterinary Advisory Board for Cannabis Pet Products

True Leaf Medicine International has appointed Dr. Katherine Kramer, DVM, as founding chair of its Veterinary Advisory Board. Kramer, a vocal advocate for the research and therapeutic use of cannabis for animals, is the medical director... 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 »

Westleaf Cannabis Partners with Thunderchild First Nation

Calgary-based Westleaf Cannabis Inc. announced it has entered into a strategic partnership with Saskatchewan's Thunderchild First Nation for the company's new flagship production facility. Westleaf is constructing a 115,000-square-foot cannabis cultivation facility on land owned... more »

Griffin Brings Cannabis Workshops Back to MA and PA

Following a successful launch in 2017, Griffin will bring its popular cannabis growers' workshop back to Massachusetts and Pennsylvania. This year's program is all new, for commercial marijuana and hemp growers, focusing specifically on crop... more »

Cannabis Certification Council Creates Education Campaign

The Cannabis Certification Council, a national non-profit whose mission is to promote organic and fair trade production and standards in the cannabis industry, is launching its first consumer-facing educational campaign as part of the MJBizCon NEXT show in... more »

Cannabis Sales to Top $20 Billion by 2021: Report

Based on data provided by Arcview Market Research, legal cannabis sales in North America totaled $6.7 billion in 2016 and are projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 25 percent to an estimated $20.2 billion by 2021. The... more »

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