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January 12, 2021
Flowr, Hawthorne Canada Complete Cannabis Research, Development Facility

North America’s first research and development facility dedicated to advancing cannabis cultivation techniques and systems has been completed by The Flowr Corporation and Hawthorne Canada Limited, a subsidiary of the Hawthorne Gardening Company division of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. Scotts Miracle-Gro is the world’s leading marketer of branded consumer lawn... more »

December 22, 2020
Pre-Christmas Cannabis Sales Expected To Hit $400 Million

Business intelligence from Akerna, an enterprise software, leading compliance technology provider, and developer of the cannabis industry's first seed-to-sale enterprise resource planning (ERP) software technology (MJ Platform), estimates cannabis sales to spike this holiday season. "To determine how the Christmas and New Year's holidays would affect cannabis sales nationally, we... more »

December 20, 2020
Treating Strawberries With CBD Oil Lengthens Shelf Life

Cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive component of cannabis, has promising potential as an antimicrobial treatment to fresh produce, according to researchers from the Department of Cell Biology, Microbiology and Molecular Biology at the University of South Florida. The study focused on examining the potential of CBD oil as a postharvest treatment... more »

December 16, 2020
Sweetwater Hemp’s Ice, Water Hemp Extraction Facility To Open In 2021

With more than 150 continuous years of farming under its belt, the Cruise Family of Pleasanton, Nebraska operates several successful agricultural businesses. This includes an acre-sized greenhouse providing produce to more than 300 Wal-Mart locations, and a farming operation with a 3000-acre output of corn and soybeans every season. Sweetwater... more »

December 15, 2020
Pipp Horticulture Acquires Vertical Air Solutions

Pipp Horticulture (a division of Pipp Mobile Storage Systems, Inc.), a provider of multi‐level mobile cultivation systems, has acquired Vertical Air Solutions LLC (VAS). Based in Santa Cruz, California, VAS provides air circulation systems and related products to the global indoor vertical farming industry. "We are excited to welcome the... more »

December 7, 2020
Hemp Potency Testing Available Through Texas A&M AgriLife

The ability to conduct potency tests for the state’s newcomer crop – hemp – during the growing season is coming to Texas A&M AgriLife soon with the new Texas A&M AgriLife Hemp Testing Service. Hemp testing software provided in a collaboration with Ionization Labs will allow the Texas A&M AgriLife... more »
Verano Holdings acquisition

December 7, 2020
Thanksgiving Cannabis Sales Top $238 Million

Business intelligence from Akerna, an enterprise software, leading compliance technology provider, and developer of the cannabis industry's first seed-to-sale enterprise resource planning (ERP) software technology, finds that cannabis consumers spent approximately $238 million during the 2020 Thanksgiving weekend (11/25 – 11/28). The average basket size for medical consumers was $122.64,... more »
Denver changes social use cannabis law

November 23, 2020
Cannabis Sales To Reach $270M Over Thanksgiving Weekend

New business intelligence from Akerna, an enterprise software, leading compliance technology provider, and developer of the cannabis industry's first seed-to-sale enterprise resource planning (ERP) software technology (MJ Platform), anticipates a 78% increase over average daily sales for 2020 during the Thanksgiving weekend (11/25 – 11/28), totaling approximately $270 million. "On... more »

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