colorado-launches-two-pilot-programs-to-make-cannabis-industry-more-eco-friendly-plans-to-reduce-carbon-dioxide-emissions
Colorado’s health department and energy office recently took an initiative towards making the Colorado cannabis industry more eco-friendly. The duo has launched two new pilot programs that are aimed at reducing carbon emissions and enhancing energy efficiency at local cultivations.  Both programs support Gov. Jared Polis’ mission to reduce greenhouse gases by 50% by 2030. …
optimizing-your-led-spectrum-for-leaf-surfacetemperature
Every detail counts at an indoor grow facility. Indoor growers have complete control over nearly every aspect of their crop, ranging from light intensity to air circulation. Among the most important factors to regulate is temperature. While ambient air temperature is critical, growers will also want to measure leaf surface temperature (LST). To illustrate, let’s…
cbd-pure-launched-a-new-1000-mg-cbd-hemp-oil-tincture
With the CBD trend on the rise, many companies have flooded the consumer market with CBD based products ranging from skincare to health and wellness. Products such as CBD based oil, tincture, capsule, cream, ointment, dietary supplements, pet products, and beverages have now become easily accessible.  CBD Pure is one of the most popular CBD…
flora-seeks-to-acquire-cronomed-a-columbian-dietary-and-nutritional-supplement-provider
Flora Growth, an organic cannabis producer enters into an agreement to buy Cronomed, a Columbian nutritional and dietary supplement provider. Flora Growth creates organic cannabis oils and CBD-infused food and beverage pharmaceutical-grade, cosmetic-grade, medical derivatives from the cannabis plants for a wide variety of purposes including nutritional and dietary supplements.  CBD has gained massive popularity…
is-2020-the-year-of-new-cbdmarkets
If you were at Davos this year, you heard alot about CBD. The cannabinoid will again be a headliner in business analysis and bottom line reports this year. But as the market matures, globally, what is the real temperature of the industry? And how fast will regional hiccups resolve? Regulatory Issues Are In The Room…
cannabis-featured-at-world-economic-forum-in-davosswitzerland
So, cannabis was at Davos, like a lot of Very Important People who paid to be seen. What does that mean, however, for 2020 if not beyond, particularly in Europe? In general, the industry is setting itself up for the next round of “invasion” just about everywhere. In Europe this is going to be a…
ground-control-to-major-tom-sending-hemp-tospace
In March of this year, SpaceX CRS-20 cargo flight will carry tissue culture samples of hemp and coffee to the International Space Station (ISS). Floating in a most peculiar way, the stars look very different, that is, the day those hemp samples enter orbit. Hemp tissue culture samples like these will sit in an incubator…
exploring-the-australian-cannabis-market-medcann-world-forum
Rhys Cohen from FreshLeaf Analytics spoke at the MedCann World Forum talking about the Australian medical cannabis market and the price of cannabis medication.  The MedCann World Forum was held in November 2019 in Malta, which was attended by the Medical Cannabis Network. The event witnessed plenty of speakers from the medical cannabis industry, including…
police-and-crime-commissioner-demands-to-stop-prosecuting-people-for-using-medicinal-cannabis
Image Source: Healtheuropa.eu A police officer in the United Kingdom is calling for assurances that people using cannabis for medical purposes will not be prosecuted.  Arfon Jones, the North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner, has written to the head of the Crown Prosecution Service in Wales seeking a guarantee that people suffering from ailments will…
top-5-trends-for-cannabis-in2020
To ask this author to identify the top five trends in 2020 for cannabis is akin to asking her to name only five of her favorite Coldplay songs. With so much energy for both topics, a selection of the absolute most favored components of either passion presents quite a challenge. But like the cannabis industry…