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Spain: Freedom Leaf purchases 430,000 sq.ft. greenhouse

Freedom Leaf, a group of international vertically integrated hemp businesses focused on health, wellness, education and media products, has acquired a 430,000-square-foot greenhouse complex near Valencia, Spain for €4,100,000 ($4.75 million).The facility is fully operational and is equipped for light.....

CAN (BC): Valens GroWorks finalizes greenhouse expansion plans

Valens, a multi-licensed, vertically integrated provider of cannabis products and services utilizing proprietary extraction processes, has provided an update on subsidiary Valens Farms' purpose-built 400,000 sq ft, expandable (to 800,000 sq ft) cannabis cultivation and production facility, currently under.....

CAN (QC): First plants in at 250,000 sq.ft. MMJ greenhouse

Hydropothecary's first two zones of its 250,000 sq. ft. greenhouse expansion is now licensed by Health Canada, under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (Canada), which allows the company to transfer plants in immediately.“Our cultivation team has been preparing for this expansion for.....

US (NV): Cannabis grower expands cultivation by 40%

Body and Mind has provided a progress report on its Phase II cultivation expansion in Las Vegas, Nevada. Additionally, the company announces a strategic engagement to advance the Ohio dispensary opportunity and expand Body and Mind product offerings.Phase II expansion of the Nevada facility is nearing.....
Holland Marsh growers switch to MJ

"Our industry has been going broke"

A trip down into the Holland Marsh usually brings you the scent of onions or earthy soil. But are the area's signature crops about to change? King Township is dealing with the proliferation of marijuana growing operations that may or may not be legal in the area around the marsh.The township is in the.....

CAN (QC): MYM cuts ribbon for 1.5 million sq.ft. MMJ facility

MYM held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its 1.5 million square foot facility in Weedon, Quebec.The official ground-breaking ceremony took place on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 2pm at the project site in Weedon, Quebec. The ribbon cutting ceremony and press conference launched the construction of fifteen.....

US: Ceres builds "most energy-efficient cannabis greenhouse in Colorado"

Ceres Greenhouse Solutions has completed an innovative cannabis greenhouse complex for their client Vera Cultivation. Vera Cultivation contacted Ceres with a desire to be competitive in the recreational wholesale cannabis cultivation market. Their goal was to build a greenhouse that was extremely efficient.....

US (CA): Smart Cannabis retrofits greenhouses in Monterey County

Smart Cannabis subsidiary Next Generation Farming has completed retrofitting ten greenhouses at a Monterey County cultivation facility.In phase one of the agreement, Next Generation Farming transformed the greenhouses, originally built around 1947, into an automated facility measuring approximately 26,000.....

CAN (ON): Hamilton looking to increase allowed size of MJ greenhouses

The City of Hamilton is floating the idea of allowing rural pot-growing greenhouses bigger than Lime Ridge mall.The potential policy change would allow legal medical marijuana growers to build greenhouses up to 90,000 square metres in size, or close to one million square feet.The option will be discussed at.....
Auxly signs definitive joint venture agreement

CAN (ON): Peter Quiring to build 1.4 million sq.ft. MJ greenhouse

Auxly has entered into a definitive joint venture agreement with Peter Quiring, one of Canada’s largest greenhouse builders and operators, via a newly formed subsidiary, to develop, construct and operate a fully-automated, state-of-the-art, purpose-built greenhouse for cannabis cultivation in Leamington,.....

SoCal MJ industry plagued by tax and pesticide woes

In 1996, California was the first US state to legalize medicinal marijuana. Twenty years later, legalization of recreational cannabis followed. While the state government anticipated the arrival of a new cash crop, it turns out that the budding industry has more than a few bumps in the road to overcome.I'm.....

CAN (ON): WeedMD secures licence for large-scale MJ greenhouse

WeedMD, a federally-licensed producer and distributor of medical cannabis, has secured its Health Canada Cultivation Licence for the first four grow rooms within its 220,000 sq. ft. Phase I retrofit of its 610,000 sq. ft. modern greenhouse in Strathroy, Ontario.With a fully-funded 220,000 sq. ft. retrofit in.....

Aurora Cannabis to acquire Anandia Laboratories

Aurora Cannabis and Anandia Laboratories have signed a binding term sheet whereby Aurora intends to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of privately-held Anandia in an all share transaction valued at approximately $115 million on a fully diluted basis.Led by CEO and co-founder Jonathan.....

Inside Britain's biggest weed greenhouse

Most people don't know the British government allows cannabis to be grown on an industrial scale, never mind the fact that the UK is the world's largest exporter of medicinal weed products. For residents of Downham Market—a sleepy east Anglian town that was overpowered by a dank aroma this time last.....