How Cannabis Cultivation Has Advanced Farming Technologies


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Joshua Horn (Fox Rothschild) Pens Article For” The Growth of Hemp in the US—an Ever-Changing Regulatory Environment”

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markets has been slowed by a confusing and inconsistent regulatory environment at both the state and federal levels.” markets has been slowed by a confusing and inconsistent regulatory environment at both the state and federal levels. “The emergence of the hemp crop in U.S.

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Aaron Keefer, Culinary Gardener for The French Laundry, Joins Sonoma Hills Farm as VP of Cultivation and Production

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February 17, 2019 / Canna Newswire / – Sonoma Hills Farm, a premium craft cannabis farm and culinary garden located in Sonoma County, has appointed Aaron Keefer as vice president of cultivation and production. There’s no better person to cultivate and produce this cannabis than Aaron.”.

Article – Reed Smith: UK: Cannabis In The UK – A Regulatory Environment In Transition?

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Recently, three British MPs went to Canada on a fact-finding cross-party trip to consider the effects of a more relaxed regulatory environment in respect of cannabis. In order to legally produce, possess, supply, cultivate, import or export cannabis products, there are various regulatory requirements that must be met, depending on whether the product contains a controlled drug or is classified as a CBPM. Cultivation of cannabis also requires a Home Office licence.

Colombia Could Become the World’s Number One Cannabis Cultivator


may have access to state-of-the-art growing technology, but that does not set them up to be world leaders in cannabis cultivation. Colombia, with its favourable climate and long-established marijuana cultivation workforce, will have a much easier time growing cannabis than its northern counterparts. The country’s rich history of marijuana cultivation dates back centuries. Indoor cannabis growth is exponentially worse for the environment than outdoor cultivation.

Three medicinal cannabis cultivation and production facilities in Victoria and South Australia have received major project status from the Federal Government 3 February 2020.

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When its state-of-the-art cultivation and production facility is fully operational it is expected to generate more than 1400 jobs, in addition to 850 during development. Commonwealth Government approvals may include: environment and heritage approvals.

South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) Awards First Cannabis Cultivation License

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Especially since South Africa offers a safe and stable business environment in sub-Saharan Africa, and as a gateway into the rest of Africa and abroad.”. Here’s the report pulled from a press release.

The Willows Farms Has been Awarded Conditional Approval for Five Cannabis Licenses

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The Cannabis Licensing Authority issued The Willows Farms the following licenses: Cultivator’s License (Tier 3) (Over 5 acres). The Willows Farms is proud to be a conditionally approved medical cannabis cultivator, processor, transporter, research & developer, and retailer.

Cannabis Cultivation: 9 Advice Points No One Will Tell You

Otherside Farms

Cannabis cultivation has emerged as one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Whether you’re cultivating for personal recreational use, medicinal purposes, or for a business endeavor like a dispensary, growing weed is more popular than ever.

Brothers (and Sisters) in Farms: The Pros and Cons of Joining a California Cannabis Cultivation Cooperative

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Our firm’s cannabis practice group represents licensed cannabis cultivators of all sizes, ranging from the small artisanal grower to the medium/large farm with a country farmhouse to the mega farm jumbo operation. California cannabis cooperatives are still going strong.

Supreme Cannabis layoffs: A deeper look

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The Supreme Cannabis Company (TSX:FIRE) became the latest Canadian cannabis producer to announce layoffs Tuesday – an epidemic of cost cutting measures spreading across an industrial environment full of well-backed cultivators who have all struggled to turn a profit.

Hemp Intro

Otherside Farms

The good news: hemp is once again being recognized for its many benefits, with Hawaii being the first state to issue licences for the cultivation of this miracle crop. Even more importantly is the positive impact hemp can have on the environment.

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Should Growing Male Hemp Outdoors Be Banned?

Medicinal Genomics

Gender is a controversial topic in hemp cultivation. Recently, Oregon CBD made a statement on its social media accounts, calling for the end of male hemp cultivation outdoors in Oregon and other areas that are currently devoid of feral hemp populations.

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Cannabis Sustainability: GACP and GMP

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Independent farmers believe that the “marijuana Monsantos” that are muscling in are only going to make things perpetually more detrimental for the environment and the instability of the planet in the years to come.

Supreme Cannabis Company Lays Off 15% Of Staff

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The Supreme Cannabis Company (TSX:FIRE) became the latest Canadian cannabis producer to announce layoffs Tuesday – an epidemic of cost cutting measures spreading across an industrial environment full of well-backed cultivators who have all struggled to turn a profit.

Unions Blowing Smoke with "Green Lung" Myth

MJ Business Attorneys

Is cultivating marijuana to blame, or something else? What is ‘green lung’?

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CDFTA Cannabis Tax Increases Frustrate the Industry

Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law Group Blog

On November 21, 2019, the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDFTA) announced increases to both the cannabis excise taxes , which are taxes owed by the consumer upon the purchase of cannabis, and cannabis cultivation tax, which are owed by cultivators and are calculated by weight.

Why Dr. Sue Sisley Sued the DEA for Stonewalling Cannabis Research


But at the Vegas event, she brought good news: She announced that other universities would host her research, and she recently applied for a third-party cultivation license from the DEA, the only federal agency that can legally provide cannabis for clinical study in the US.

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Marijuana Colors and What They Mean

The Herb Collective

Marijuana doesn’t really choose its color, but it cultivated by the season and temperature it is being grown in, specifically the flowering stage. People who grow marijuana can tamper with colors by adjusting temperature and light exposure, also known as the pH environment.

Environmental Law Institute Publishes Article: Environmental Impacts and Opportunities for the Cannabis Industry & Publishes Brochures On Pesticide Use In Cannabis Grow Businesses

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The social and health implications of cannabis have been hotly debated, but the environmental impacts and opportunities offered by the rapidly expanding cannabis industry have received far less attention, despite calls to add the environment to the conversation on marijuana liberalization.

Light Deprivation and Cannabis: Jonathan Valdman of Forever Flowering Greenhouses Weighs In


Jonathan was invited to be the Senior Cultivation Advisor for iCan Serve, a global cannabis business services company based in Israel, in 2018. However, unless a farm is located near the equator, most countries’ outdoor environment will only allow the production of one crop annually.

Little Green Pharma Readying For ASX

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Little Green Pharma says no pesticides are used within its cultivation facility and no undesirable substances are present in the fertilisers applied. Australian medical cannabis firm Little Green Pharma’s IPO officially opened this week, and quickly reached its goal of raising $10 million.

Marijuana reform is budding in New Hampshire!


— Bipartisan bill HB 481 would legalize the personal adult-use, possession, cultivation, and retail sale of marijuana. It was referred to the Environment and Agriculture Committee on 1/03/2019. Here in New Hampshire, there has been a great deal of progress in the last few years.

Cannabis Sustainability: Minimize Wastewater

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California, as well as being a huge state with a large population and a prime cannabis growing climate, also has a need for massive amounts of water for the cultivation of other crops. Cannabis Cultivation’s Impact on Water Supply.

CANNAVAL to Educate and Empower: Agriculture Commissioner Nominee Positive T.A. Nelson Welcomes Cannabis Education and Exhibitors to the US Virgin Islands

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The outlet connects both industry leaders and aspiring innovative players with stories that explore every sector of the cannabis industry from cultivation to finance to ancillary companies. Pot Network joins CANNAVAL as Media Partner; Munch & Co named Event Producers.

Nevada may be forced to reveal marijuana-license criteria

Cannabis Chronicles

The hearing will focus on a second wave of dispensaries approved in December to open into an evolving regulatory environment where local lawmakers are considering allowing pot lounges on or near the Las Vegas Strip.

Cannabinoids: THC

It is because of its complexity, sophistication and cultivation that cannabis has survived for centuries. The quality and quantity of these properties is contingent on the strain (genetics), and the growing environment. Historically, the oldest records in existence seem to place the origin of cultivation in northeastern Asia, a portion of which falls in present northern China where the early Chinese civilization began,” Li wrote.

Article – The Smithsonian: The Cannabis Industry Is Not as Green as You’d Think

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And in Colorado, the Department of Public Health and Environment is tracking water and energy used, as well as waste created, by the cannabis industry, report Brenna Goth and Tripp Baltz for Bloomberg Environment.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/22


Update : Both bills are scheduled for a public hearing in the Joint Committee on Environment on 3/1. Legislation is pending, House Bill 364, to permit qualifying patients to cultivate personal use quantities of cannabis for therapeutic purposes.

Guam Legalizes Marijuana Use By Adults


We have to take it and control it, monitor its use and effects, benefit from its medicinal efforts, allow our people to live in a safer environment.” Democratic Gov.

Israeli Medical Cannabis Innovation


The system automatically monitors and controls lighting, temperature, and humidity, and adjusts growing conditions, including delivering fertilizer, to create an optimal growing environment.

CannTrust License Suspended Following Increasing List of Violations


Bloomberg explains: “The company won’t be able to sell or produce cannabis, other than cultivating and harvesting existing plants, CannTrust said in a statement Tuesday.”. This at least ensures that months of cultivation and product do not go to waste.

African Cannabis Landscape: Guest Blog


Consider that there are various regions with deeply embedded histories of cannabis use , cultural connections to the plant and years of illicit cultivation, distribution and consumption. ” African biodiversity and cannabis cultivation.

Where Does California’s $635M in Marijuana Tax Money Go?

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Since its passing in 2016, Prop 64 has earmarked its entire cannabis industry tax revenue, minus regulatory costs, to supporting public health, repairing the environment, and bettering public safety. A cultivation tax of $9.65 (raised from an initial $9.25).

CO: Denver grower issues statewide recall over high mold and yeast levels

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Cannabis growers Bonsai Cultivation has recalled marijuana from stores all over the city and state because of excessively high yeast and mold counts, the Denver Department of Public Health and Environment announced Monday.