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US (CO): New Age Farm to acquire CBD company

New Age Farm has entered into a letter of intent to acquire 100% of the Denver-based CBD company, We Are Kured. We Are Kured is an innovative online CBD and lifestyle company. The company has partnered with hemp cultivators, edible manufacturers, and product formulators to develop, market and distribute.....

From Google to ganja

Two years ago, Alan Gertner was head of Google’s Asia-Pacific sales team in Singapore, handling more than $100 million in business.Now, he begins his day in a small Toronto office, building a cannabis brand that sells fancy smoking accessories such as vaporizers and bongs that cost up to $261.72.Gertner is.....

Canada opens consultation on proposed approach to cannabis regulation

The Government of Canada has committed to legalizing, strictly regulating, and restricting access to cannabis. In April 2017, the government introduced Bill C-45, the proposed Cannabis Act. Subject to the approval of Parliament, the Government of Canada intends to bring the proposed Cannabis Act into force.....

Denmark: Orchid greenhouse to become 40,000 m2 MMJ facility

Spectrum Cannabis Denmark, a joint venture between Canopy Growth Corporation and Danish Cannabis, a European hemp producer, has announced plans to establish a 40,000 m2 production facility in Odense, Denmark. The immediate conversion of 30,000 m2 of existing greenhouse infrastructure could be completed as.....

Paraguay Congress legalizes planting of medical marijuana

Paraguay’s Congress passed a bill on Tuesday creating a state-sponsored system to import marijuana seeds and grow the plant for medical uses, a decision that followed other countries in Latin America.The landlocked South American nation had authorized the importing of cannabis oil in May, under control of.....

Video: Aquaponic cannabis cultivation in action

Green Relief was founded in 2013 by Warren Bravo, Lyn Bravo, and Steve LeBlanc on the principles of sustainability, social responsibility, and research, something that is reflected heavily in Green Relief's new brand image."Rebranding our company was a very personal decision," said Green Relief CEO Warren.....

US (MA): MariMed buys 70,000 sq.ft. cannabis cultivation facility

MariMed announced the purchase of a 137,500 sq. ft. industrial building on 17 acres at 167 John Vertente Blvd., in the New Bedford, Mass., industrial park for a purchase price of $6,895,000. MariMed will develop approximately 70,000 sq. ft. into a full service state of the art medical cannabis cultivation.....

Swiss cannabis farm aims to supply 'legal weed' across Europe

In fields across Switzerland the harvest time for cannabis is coming to an end, and workers are distributing the crop to shops in France and Switzerland. Soon, the plants could be available across much of Europe.The man behind the operation is 31-year-old Jonas Duclos, a former banker, and what he is doing.....

US (WA): MCOA starts construction on 30,000 sq. ft. cultivation facility

Marijuana Company of America announced that its joint venture partner, Bougainville Ventures, initiated construction on a 30,000 square foot cultivation facility in Washington state. The delivery of the first pre-designed greenhouses, with full tracking and reporting protocols, is expected to be completed.....

US: VividGro launches grow light for cannabis industry

Cannabis and agriculture innovator VividGro, a division of distinguished LED company Lighting Science, announced their latest breakthrough: A four-foot, 19 ounces, white light LED grow lamp called the GroBar. One 4 foot GroBar linear luminaire can replace two HO 54 W T5 bulbs, providing a better spectrum for.....

Australia: The Hydroponics Company appoints CCO

The Hydroponics Company has appointed Mrs Debbie Ormsby as Chief Commercial Officer. Mrs. Ormsby brings significant pharmaceutical and biotech expertise with extensive experience in end to end product commercialisation within the pharmaceutical markets. Her career spans a variety of senior leadership.....

Canada: MMJ grower plans IPO with big warnings for investors

A Vancouver cannabis firm with holdings in Alberta and a greenhouse under construction in California expects to debut its shares on a Canadian stock exchange in the coming weeks — with big warnings to investors.Sunniva Inc. will be the first pot stock to hold an initial public offering after securities.....

US (MD): MariMed opens cannabis cultivation facility in Hagerstown

Kind Therapeutics has successfully passed the Maryland Cannabis Commission compliance inspection of its newly renovated facility designed and developed by MariMed and has commenced cultivation in Hagerstown Maryland at the site of the former Statton Furniture Company. MariMed acquired the 180,000 sq. ft......

CAN (ON): Government seeks expert advice on emerging cannabis sector

The Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Growth met on Thursday with Ontario investors, suppliers, academics and associations to discuss both the opportunities and challenges ahead in the nascent marijuana industry.The panel identified some of the economic advantages Ontario has in the industry. The.....

Colombian MMJ license for Canadian grower

PharmaCielo Colombia Holdings S.A.S., the Colombian subsidiary of PharmaCielo Ltd., has been granted the first Colombian licences for the cultivation of cannabis with unrestricted percentages of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) alike, becoming the world's largest licensed producer. In 2016,.....

CAN (ON): Supreme receives approval for increased capacity at 7ACRES

Supreme Pharmaceuticals announced that 7ACRES has obtained the Health Canada approvals necessary to commence cultivation at the recently completed 30,000 sq. ft. flowering rooms at the company's hybrid facility. The additional flowering area consists of three modular 10,000 sq. ft. flowering rooms.....

"Medical marijuana legalized in Peru"

Peru's congress late Thursday overwhelmingly approved a measure supported by President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski that legalizes marijuana for medicinal use.The proposal at first was controversial because of the thriving illegal drug trade: Peru is the world's second largest producer of coca leaves — the source.....

Maximize cannabis production with the right environmental control system

Ensuring that the proper environmental control system is installed for indoor cannabis growing can minimize disease- and production-related issues and optimize growth.by David KuackThe DeltaCool Environmental System from Delta T Solutions provides indoor cannabis growers with a custom-designed package that.....

Marapharm Ventures purchases 1.5 million units of Veritas Pharma

Marapharm has filed an early warning report advising that it has purchased a total of 1,500,000 units of Veritas Pharma at a purchase price of $0.28 per unit, each unit consisting of one common share in the share capital of the Issuer and one common share purchase warrant of the issuer, exercisable at a.....

US (CA): $8.4 million MMJ greenhouse comes to Greenfield

Greengro Technologies' majority-owned subsidiary, Biodynamics, was awarded a purchase contract to build a 2-acre turn-key fully automated photovoltaic solar glass hydroponic cannabis greenhouse in Greenfield California, for Canna Culture Collective, San Jose, California.Under the terms of the agreement,.....

North America’s first scientific paper on how to produce cannabis under controlled environment

PhD candidate Deron Caplan, Dr. Youbin Zheng and Mike Dixon at the University of Guelph have published their first of a series of papers on how to produce cannabis under controlled environment in HortScience.Cannabis producers, especially those with organic operations, lack reliable information on the.....

One million square foot cannabis production facility to be built in Australia

MYM Nutraceuticals has entered into a strategic partnership with PUF Ventures for the construction of a one million square foot greenhouse facility in northern New South Wales Australia called the Northern Rivers Project.The Northern Rivers Project is a partnership with the Richmond Valley Council—the local.....

US: 42% of marijuana business owners plan to expand into new markets

Over 40% of cannabis business owners are planning to take their companies into a new market within the next year, according to a Marijuana Business Daily survey.Of the business owners intending to expand, the vast majority have identified opportunities in both the medical and recreational markets.With sales.....

Canada: Aphria announces $80 million bought deal

Aphria has entered into an agreement with Clarus Securities, on behalf of a syndicate of underwriters, pursuant to which the Underwriters have agreed to purchase, on a “bought deal” basis, 11,034,500 Common Shares of the Company at a price of C$7.25 per Common Share for aggregate gross proceeds to the.....

US (MI): Marijuana degree combines science and business

Alex Roth has gotten into the habit of pulling out his cell phone and showing skeptical friends a screen shot of the classes he’ll have to take to get his bachelor of science degree from Northern Michigan University.“When they hear what my major is, there are a lot of people who say, 'Wow, cool dude. You’re.....

Medicinal marijuana one step away from legalization in Peru

The Healthcare Commission of the Peruvian Congress approved a bill that would make medicinal marijuana legal in the country.Eight votes in favor and one against led the bill to pass; two members of the commission abstained. In September, the Defense Commission of Congress also gave a green light to the bill,.....

Vincente Fox speaks about Mexican marijuana at Cannabis Expo:

Will legalized marijuana give a new impulse to Mexico's economy?

Last Saturday, Mexico's former president Vincente Fox was speaking at the Southwest Cannabis Convention and Expo in Phoenix Arizona. Fox, also a former Coca-Cola executive, answered questions at a news conference and then held an hour long talk. Besides lobbing insults at Trump, the ex-presidente also had a.....

Macedonian MMJ grower invests in Heliospectra LEDs

Heliospectra announces a new cooperation with NYSK Holdings, a state-of-the-art medicinal cannabis facility in Macedonia. The grower is partnering with Heliospectra to be able to supply patients with consistent, pharmaceutical-grade medicine for chronic diseases year-round. The investment is valued at around.....

Cronos announces distribution agreement in Germany

Cronos has entered into a strategic distribution partnership with Pohl-Boskamp. Founded in 1835, Pohl-Boskamp is an international pharmaceutical manufacturer and supplier, distributing its products to over 12,000 pharmacies in Germany alone.Under the five-year exclusive distribution agreement, Cronos’ global.....

What is Vapor Pressure Deficit and why does it matter?

Vapor Pressure Deficit (VPD) has become a common term among cultivators. Various bloggers and cultivation experts have been weighing in on VPD and why it’s important for growing healthy, high yielding plants.To understand VPD, it is important to understand how humidity works. When we talk about humidity,.....

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US (NV): Marapharm building third facility in Las Vegas

Marapharm announces construction plans for a third building which will be 65,635 square feet on the 7 acre property located in Las Vegas, adjacent to 2 existing cultivation buildings. The ground prep pad is ready to build on, most infrastructure is designed and in place and building plans go for bid in.....

Canada: Namaste and Authenticating.com partner in MJ identity verification

Namaste has concluded an exclusive agreement with Authenticating.com whereby Namaste has secured exclusive Canadian rights to Authenticating’s identity verification technologies for the purpose of verifying medical cannabis patients on NamasteMD.com.Namaste has developed an enterprise quality software.....