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WeedMD, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology partner in MMJ research

WeedMD, a federally-licensed producer and distributor of medical cannabis, has joined the Cannabis Database Project led by the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. Together, they will be collaborating in the research of cannabinoid and terpenoid profiles of 25 of WeedMD’s cannabis strains. This data will.....

British Virgin Islands eying MMJ cultivation

The British Virgin Islands might begin harvesting plants such as marijuana for the medicinal purposes.Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources Dr Kedrick Pickering made the announcement during a recent public meeting at the Watch Tower on Tortola.He told residents: “We have been entertaining.....

on track to over 5.6 million sq. ft. domestic growing space

Canopy Growth obtains license for first mega-scale BC facility

Canopy Growth has received a cultivation licence for the first of its two sites operating under the BC Tweed banner.The rapid licensing of the Aldergrove site, the largest federally licensed cannabis site anywhere in the world, covers over 400,000 sq. ft. of growing space, allowing vegetative growth so that.....

CAN (ON): Peter Quiring to help develop 1.4 million sq.ft. MMJ greenhouse

Wheaton Income has entered into a joint venture with Peter Quiring, via a newly formed subsidiary (GreenhouseCo), to develop, construct and operate a state-of-the-art purpose-built greenhouse for cannabis cultivation in Leamington, Ontario with Mr. Quiring acting as Chief Executive Officer of.....

Canada: SunSelect next in line for cannabis

Although not officially confirmed, everybody who can put two and two together can be pretty sure SunSelect is the next big cannabis venture in town.Last fall, Canopy Growth announced it would develop up to three million square feet of greenhouse growing capacity at a pair of sites in B.C. to grow marijuana......

CAN (ON): 540,000 sq.ft. cucumber greenhouse retrofitted for MMJ

LiveWell Foods has received approval from Ottawa City Council to turn its existing 540,000 square feet greenhouse into a cannabis production facility. Peter Abboud’s farm on Ramsay Road, between the rural south Ottawa communities of Metcalfe and Greely, currently produces tomatoes, beans and cucumbers for.....

Australia: MMJ grower gets AUD$2,500,000 government grant

Australia based Solaris Nutraceuticals Pty Ltd, which is building the largest medical cannabis greenhouse in the southern hemisphere, has been awarded a $AUD2,500,000 Regional Jobs Investment Program (RJIP) grant, through the Federal Department of Innovation, Industry & Science.“We are co-investing with.....

CAN (QC): Six growers to provide 62 tonnes of recreational cannabis

Quebec's bill to legalize recreational cannabis has yet to pass in Quebec City, and the federal legislation is still stuck in the Senate, but the province has already signed tentative deals with suppliers — including five based outside the province.Six companies that already have federal licences to grow.....

Inside the Canadian cannabis export industry

Around once a month, an armoured truck pulls away from a loading dock at the old Hershey Co.’s chocolate factory in Smiths Falls, Ont., carrying boxes packed with dozens of kilograms of marijuana destined for Germany.Bumping across the roads south of Ottawa, the truck heads to an undisclosed airport, where.....

Uruguay: MMJ grower plans 1 million sq.ft. greenhouse

ICC Labs has applied to the Government of Uruguay for approval to commence the assembly of a 1 million square foot greenhouse on government land located in San José, Uruguay, just 50 kilometers from ICC Labs' headquarters. The assembly of this greenhouse will advance ICC Labs' intention to become the largest.....

US (CA): 375,000 sq.ft. MMJ greenhouse under construction

A marijuana growing facility in Cathedral City is starting to take shape and when the project is completed it is set to be the second largest marijuana growing facility in the state.The company behind the huge greenhouse is called Sunniva, a North American provider of medical cannabis and services. Chief.....

US (CA): MMJ grower expands acreage to 22,000 sq.ft.

Sunset Island Group has been in the process of retro fitting their current greenhouse. The retro fit is two phases, Phase 1 is the retro fit of the current greenhouse operations and Phase 2 is the building of a new greenhouse on the company's bare land or retrofitting another greenhouse on the property.To.....

CAN (SK): Potato facility turns into MMJ farm

Some new life is being breathed into a massive potato facility once owned by the Saskatchewan government.In the 1990s, the provincial government spent millions of dollars trying to develop the provincial potato industry before abandoning the plan completely.Now, Vancouver-based United Greeneries plans to.....

March 12-14, Oakland

US (CA): Expert advice on indoor cultivation facility design

The design or expansion of an indoor cultivation facility involves many considerations, from planning to optimizing environmental controls. At the Cannabis 2018 Cultivation Conference, speaker Casey Rivero, lead cultivation manager at Oregon’s Yerba Buena, will share tips for designing or expanding an indoor.....