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Canada: MPX to acquire MMJ producer Canveda

MPX has signed a letter of intent to acquire 100% of the issued and outstanding shares of Canveda, a Licensed Producer under Health Canada’s Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations. Canveda is a private company operating in Peterborough, Ontario from a fully built-out facility that is ready to.....

CAN (ON): MedReleaf completes 1 million sq.ft. greenhouse acquisition

MedReleaf has closed its previously announced agreement to acquire 1 million square feet of existing greenhouse infrastructure on a 69 acre property in Exeter, Ontario and 95 acres of adjacent land. The total purchase price for the transaction is approximately $26 million, consisting of $21.5 million in cash.....

May 24, Denver

US (CO): Griffin to host cannabis growers’ workshop

Griffin will host an educational workshop for commercial marijuana and hemp growers on May 24 at the Crowne Plaza Denver Airport in Denver, Colo. The half-day program will focus on many aspects of crop fertility and nutrition delivery strategies.“The primary consumables in crop production are containers,.....

US: GreenGro Technologies acquires Biodynamics Hydroponics

GreenGro Technologies has completed its acquisition of an 80% majority interest in Biodynamics, an Akron, Ohio-based company in controlled environmental agriculture (CEA), renewable energy and consumer hydroponics.GreenGro Technologies also provided an update on a number of previously announced projects,.....

US (NV): Marapharm's Las Vegas sites get green light to flip the switch

On April 12th, 2018, NV Energy passed Marapharm's preliminary electrical inspection, one of the final steps towards receiving certification prior to turning on the power. All electrical services and cultivation lighting have been installed in both facilities in Las Vegas, Nevada.Marapharm’s Director of.....

ScottsMiracle-Gro to acquire Sunlight Supply

Scotts Miracle-Gro has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Sunlight Supply, in a transaction that will greatly enhance the ability of SMG’s wholly-owned subsidiary, The Hawthorne Gardening Company, to meet the needs of the rapidly evolving hydroponic products marketplace.The.....

New cannabis strain to be named after Meghan Markle

It is just a few weeks away now and the Markle family must be bursting with excitement as Meghan’s marriage to Prince Harry approaches. But the arrangements are not the first thing on the mind of Meghan’s nephew Tyler Dooley – he’s more focused on the millions of dollars’ worth of marijuana he is helping to.....

CAN (BC): BC Tweed adds licensed growing space

Canopy Growth received additional licensing at both greenhouse facilities operating under its majority-owned BC Tweed Joint Venture banner, including the licensing of the largest cannabis facility in the world.In particular, the already operating 1.3 million sq. ft. greenhouse facility in Aldergrove, BC,.....

CAN (AB): Aurora to build 1.2 million sq.ft. facility in Medicine Hat

Aurora is acquiring approximately 71 acres of land in Medicine Hat, Alberta, where the company intends shortly to commence construction on a new high-technology hybrid greenhouse cannabis production facility. To this end, the company has signed a memorandum of understanding with the City of Medicine Hat,.....

US: Trump, Gardner strike deal on legalized marijuana

President Trump has promised a top Senate Republican that he will support congressional efforts to protect states that have legalized marijuana — defusing a months-long standoff between Sen. Cory Gardner and the administration over Justice Department nominees. In January, the Colorado Republican said he.....

Malta: Australian firm to build 4,000 m2 MMJ facility

MGC Pharmaceuticals has been awarded a contract by the government of Malta to construct a 4,000 m2 medical cannabis production and cultivation facility.MXC is one of only five companies, and the only company from Australia, to be awarded a full medical cannabis production and cultivation contract, following.....

US: Fluence shines light on state-of-the-art cannabis greenhouse

MedMen has deployed Fluence VYPRx PLUS horticulture lighting solutions in the company’s new cannabis greenhouse. With 100 percent of its supplemental lighting coming from horticulture LED technology, MedMen can consistently deliver high-quality cannabis year-round, while reducing operating costs and energy.....

Canada: Québec orders tons of cannabis from six growers

Anticipating the coming legalization of cannabis, the government of Québec hasn't been sitting still. They've signed agreements with six different growers, who will supply the province with marijuana over the coming years.Hydropothecary: 200,000 kg in totalHydropothecary has entered into a commercial.....

John Boehner

US: Former Republican Speaker of the House joins cannabis firm

Acreage Holdings announced the appointments of former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives John Boehner and former Governor of the State of Massachusetts Bill Weld to its Board of Advisors.In concert with this announcement, Speaker Boehner and Governor Weld have issued this joint.....