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Medical marijuana recalled in Canada

On January 13, 2017, Aurora Cannabis Enterprises Inc., a licensed producer of cannabis for medical purposes located in Alberta, began a voluntary recall of seven lots of product under a Type II recall. The product that is being recalled includes dried marijuana that was produced by Organigram Inc. and sold.....

US (PA): Company eyes Pocono for MMJ facility

A California company wants to build a cannabis growing and processing operation in Pocono Township.Consultants representing CannaMed of Thousand Oaks, California, have asked the Pocono Township Board of Supervisors to clarify its zoning definitions to allow it to grow medical marijuana. The township.....

US (PA): MMJ growing operation proposed in Rostraver

A Pittsburgh company is proposing to open a medicinal marijuana growing and processing operation in a building that would be highly regulated by the state if it’s approved for Rostraver Township.Corinne Ogrodnik, chief executive officer of Maitri Medicinals, in late December submitted an application to the.....

US (MA): Plans for new MMJ greenhouse in South Middleboro

A Hopkinton company is planning to cultivate marijuana in a 12,000-15,000 square foot industrial greenhouse at a 12-acre site in South Middleboro, Massachusetts. The project is the fourth involving medical marijuana to be presented to the town. The first three, involving proposed dispensaries, have received.....

US (NH): New bills would expand MMJ program

New Hampshire will have several opportunities to expand its medical marijuana program, as six bills are currently active in the Live Free or Die State this year. If passed, these measures would further nullify the federal prohibition on cannabis in practice.Rep. Eric Schleien (R-Hillsborough) introduced.....

CannaRoyalty to acquire 20% of Anandia Labs

CannaRoyalty has signed a letter of intent to acquire a 20% equity interest in Anandia Laboratories. Anandia Labs is a cannabis biotechnology company with a focus on providing analytical testing services and developing cannabis strains for safe and effective medical applications.Anandia Labs has completed.....

Cannabis Science signs research agreement with cancer center

Cannabis Science, a U.S. company specializing in the development of cannabinoid-based medications, announces a collaborative research agreement with Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center (DF/HCC). The agreement lays the foundation for a cooperative research initiative to explore and develop new cannabinoid.....

US (TX): Indoor Harvest to acquire Alamo CBD

Indoor Harvest has entered into discussions to acquire 100% of the member interests in Alamo CBD. Upon closing of the acquisition, it is intended that Indoor Harvest shareholders would retain 40% and Alamo shareholders would retain 60%, of the total issued and outstanding common stock of Indoor Harvest. It.....

US (CA): Scientists test solutions for energy-efficient grow houses

If Colorado’s experience is any indication, energy use is expected to spike with the recent legalization of recreational marijuana in California, much as it did when data centers sprang up throughout the state.For example, just two years after Colorado legalized recreational marijuana in 2012, grow houses.....

Canadian grower donates fish to those in need in Toronto

Green Relief is a licensed producer of Cannabis for Medical Purposes located in Puslinch, Ontario. They use aquaponics to grow their crop.Green Relief also harvests 300-340 fish every four weeks and they donate the fish to Second Harvest, the main provider of fresh food to people in need in Toronto.Second.....

Javo USA adds packages for cannabis growers

The latest tool Javo has added to its online arsenal is a full section of packages to help cannabis growers get started with true horticulture automation. The pages, located at http://javousa.net/cannabis-tech-main, are designed to help growers review their options in potting automation.“Many of the legal.....

92% of Dutch cannabis contains traces of pesticides

More than 90% of the Dutch cannabis that is sold in coffee shops contains traces of illegal crop protection products. This is the outcome of a research conducted by the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and Environment. The Dutch Public Health Institute RIVM investigated 25 samples of cannabis from.....

CAN (ON): Supreme Pharmaceuticals closes $55 million offering

Supreme Pharmaceuticals announces the closing of its $50 million bought deal private placement and concurrent $5 million non-brokered private placement for aggregate gross proceeds of $55 million.Pursuant to the offering, the company issued a total of $55 million of 10% unsecured convertible debentures and.....

US: Marapharm to include "vertical plus" farming

Marapharm announces that it's modifying its farming model to include some farming styles which originated from conventional vertical farming. Marapharm's farming model is called "vertical plus". "While farming in a vertical dimension, every cubic inch contributes to the final yield of flower as opposed to.....