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Potential red flags when selecting a cannabis consulting firm

As growers across the country become licensed and ready to take their operation to a commercial scale, consulting firms across the country are pouncing on these new opportunities. While cannabis consulting firms provide a service that can be invaluable to many growers, a lot of these consulting groups seem.....

US (GA): Senate reduces medical marijuana potency

The Georgia Senate passed a medical marijuana bill Thursday, but supporters of cannabis oil say it represents a step backward from the landmark bill passed two years ago.THC is the chemical that gives marijuana its psychotropic kick. It can also make cannabis oil effective at treating stubborn medical.....

US (PA): Philadelphia Flyers family to build MMJ farm

A 125,000-square-foot facility for growing medical marijuana would be built in the Far Northeast under a proposal detailed Wednesday by a company founded by two children and a grandson of Ed Snider, the late founder of the Flyers.Representatives of Snider Health made a presentation to the Parkwood Civic.....

Canada: Canopy boosts MMJ research

Canopy Health Innovations, the recently formed research incubator partly owned by Canopy Growth Corporation, has entered into a 3-year consulting agreement with EPIC Consulting Inc., the Quebec-based consulting firm of Dr. Mark Ware.Canopy Health Innovations was established to research and develop clinically.....

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US: Lemnis signs distribution agreement with Oregon-based HybridTech

Lemnis Oreon, Dutch manufacturer of high quality LED grow lights for greenhouses, and HybridTech LLC, a renowned engineering company from Oregon (USA), have agreed on a close cooperation. HybridTech is going to include the LED fixtures of Lemnis Oreon into their range and will involve these in a large number.....

Greengro creates cannabis breeding division

Greengro Technologies has launched a new internal company division called GenoBreeding that will direct a Greengro initiative to bring to the market new cannabis varieties through the application of modern plant breeding technologies.This initiative from Greengro is in keeping with the cannabis industry’s.....

Peru's government proposes to legalize MMJ

Peru's government says it will present to the opposition-dominated legislature a plan to legalize the medical use of marijuana "for the treatment of serious and terminal illnesses."President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's administration said Wednesday the plan was developed after police raided a house in a Lima.....

Dalsem to build 4 phases of 25 acres:

US: Bright Green to break ground for 118 acre New Mexico facility in March

In October 2015, the Bright Green Group announced its first plans to realize a state of the art multi acre greenhouse facility in New Mexico for the production of medicinal plants. The project has since expanded in scope to include not only renovating the existing facility in the City of Grants but also.....

Canada starts random testing of MMJ for pesticides

Recently, two licensed producers of cannabis for medical purposes undertook voluntary recalls of cannabis products that contained low levels of prohibited pest control products (myclobutanil/bifenazate/pyrethrins). Under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR), licensed producers are.....
February 28, West Conshohocken

US (PA): ASTM looking into potential cannabis standards

By request from industry, ASTM International will host an organizational meeting to potentially create a new technical committee that develops voluntary consensus standards for cannabis.The no-fee meeting is Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 9 a.m. EST at ASTM International’s global headquarters in, West Conshohocken,.....

Israel takes step toward allowing MMJ export

An Israeli government committee gave an initial nod on Sunday for the export of medical marijuana in what could be a windfall for companies in Israel, widely regarded as a leader in research in the field.A government statement announcing the vote said it could take months for the legislation to make its way.....

US: MedMen expands into New York

MedMen has acquired Bloomfield Industries, one of only five Registered Organizations licensed to operate a medical marijuana business in the State of New York. The acquisition provides MedMen with the opportunity to apply its operational expertise and institutional best practices to one of the largest.....

Engineering for the cannabis cultivation industry

At Surna, they do a lot of things. But there is one thing at the core of what they do that they don’t talk about much – their engineering services. Setting up a commercial cannabis cultivation facility inevitably involves engineers – to help design the space and pick out equipment, among other things. Marc.....
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Canadian MMJ grower nearly triples production capacity

Canopy Growth has closed the acquisition of the property at 1 Hershey Drive that currently houses Canopy Growth's headquarters and the Tweed production facilities."Increasing the scale of our cannabis production capacity is vitally important to our operations," said Bruce Linton, Chairman and CEO of Canopy.....