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Malta: Growers asked to sell land for cannabis cultivation

Farmers in Malta are being approached to sell their fields to prospective cannabis cultivators – and the struggling crop growers are viewing the offer as a lifeline, according to those who spoke to the Sunday Times of Malta.The farmers report that property brokers, or sensara, have gone to them in recent.....

CAN (BC): MJ legislation to be rolled out this week

Solicitor General Mike Farnworth has told CBC News legislation will likely be brought in Thursday to give a policy framework for government rules, first outlined in February, around non-medicinal cannabis.Those include setting the legal age at 19, allowing adults to possess up to 30 grams of non-medicinal.....

CAN (QC): MJ grower to build 1,000,000 sq.ft. of greenhouses

Matica plans to commence construction of greenhouses on a 181 acre leased property in Hemmingford, Quebec. The company will begin construction of Phase 1 within coming months, with a long-term goal of building 1,000,000 square feet of combined greenhouses on the property. Matica management have met with.....

CAN (ON): Maricann gets approval to grow in Langton

Maricann has received all of the necessary approvals from Health Canada to commence cultivation in Phase One of the company’s new, state-of-the-art grow facility in Langton, Ontario, Canada. This is Maricann’s third licence issued by Health Canada.“The licensing of Phase One of our Canadian expansion is a.....

Canada’s MMJ template has set the stage for European countries

The world was watching as Canada established a unique federal approach to the cultivation and distribution of medical cannabis. That regulatory framework has allowed Canadian medical cannabis producers to develop world-class expertise in large-scale cultivation. It’s no wonder European jurisdictions are.....

Canada: Hiku Brands and WeedMD to merge

Hiku Brands and WeedMD have entered into a definitive agreement to merge both companies.The combination of Hiku and WeedMD creates a cannabis brand house with fully vertically integrated operations, an expanding network of retail stores, a growing medical business and four scalable cannabis production.....

Canada: Researcher warns cannabis bubble might burst

In the past year, plans have been unveiled to fully or partially convert greenhouse operations near Strathroy, Exeter, Petrolia and Leamington to marijuana production.For the operators, it’s part of a scramble to get in the market for both medical marijuana and soon-to-be-legal recreational marijuana that.....

Another cannabis investment for Scotts Miracle-Gro

The Flowr Corporation and Hawthorne Gardening Company joined forces to launch a research and development facility, exclusively dedicated to innovations in the cannabis industry and advanced cannabis research. The 50,000 square foot center for research and design is expected to open early 2019.Hawthorne.....

The great cannabis switcheroo

An increasing number of vegetable growers are making the switch to growing marijuana, since the medical (and sometimes recreational) was legalized in countries around the world. Some growers have even emptied all their greenhouses of tomatoes and cucumbers in favor of cannabis. An overview.Tilray /.....

US (WA): Joint venture completes 7,000 sq. ft. MMJ greenhouse

Marijuana Company of America's joint venture project BV-MCOA Management has completed the construction of three greenhouses totaling 7,000 square feet. This represents the completion of more than 23% of the total 30,000-square-foot cultivation facility.The company entered into the joint venture agreement.....

US (NM): Cannabis provider unveils 8.7 million sq.ft. facility

Ultra Health acquired 200 acres of farmland in Otero County, New Mexico to support the state’s growing medical cannabis program. At over 8.7 million square feet, the campus will be the largest cannabis cultivation facility in North America.The new cultivation site also anticipates the legalization of.....

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,.....