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April 15, 2019
Cansortium Converts Indoor Vertical Lettuce Farm to Marijuana Cultivation Facility

Cansortium Inc. has opened and begun growing in Phase 1 at its second medical marijuana cultivation facility in Florida. Approved by the Florida Department of Health on Feb. 22, this six-level indoor cultivation facility in... more »

April 11, 2019
UF Receives First Certified Hemp Plants

In addition to its inaugural $1.3 million private sponsorship, Green Roads has donated and coordinated delivery of the first certified hemp plants into the state of Florida in 70 years to launch the University of Florida’s Institute of Food... more »

April 11, 2019
Larisa Bolivar to Keynote Vermont Cannabis and Hemp Convention

Larisa Bolivar, chief executive officer of the Cannabis Consumer Coalition, will keynote NECANN's Vermont Cannabis and Hemp Convention, May 18-19. Bolivar’s keynote kicks off the weekend events, which take place at Champlain Valley Exposition in... more »

April 10, 2019
GPN to Host Cannabis Conference in Columbus

Greenhouse Product News (GPN) will host a Cannabis and Hemp Conference in Columbus, Ohio, on July 13. The conference will feature a full-day educational experience providing the latest insight, tips and guidelines for success in... more »

April 9, 2019
Harvest Inc. Buys Out Verano

In one of the biggest acquisitions in the cannabis market, Harvest Inc. has bought out its biggest competitor, Verano, for $850 million. The deal makes Harvest the biggest marijuana distribution company in the country. Harvest... more »

April 9, 2019
London to Host Inaugural European Cannabis Week

This June, London will play host to the first official European Cannabis Week, a series of events delving into all aspects of Europe's emerging medical cannabis industries, the CBD boom and the politics and culture... more »

April 8, 2019
Bill to Protect States’ Marijuana Policies Reintroduced in Congress

United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) have reintroduced the Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States Act (STATES Act) to "ensure that each state has the right to determine for itself... more »

April 8, 2019
Medical Marijuana Bill Heads to Georgia Governor

Georgia lawmakers have passed a bill that would provide access to medical marijuana. HB 324, or "Georgia's Hope Act," now heads to Gov. Brian Kemp to be signed into law. The bill will create a... more »

April 7, 2019
FDA to evaluate regulatory pathways for cannabis-containing, cannabis-derived products

The Food and Drug Administration is taking new steps and actions to advance its consideration of a framework for the lawful marketing of appropriate cannabis and cannabis-derived products under existing authorities. These new steps include:... more »

April 6, 2019
Cresco Labs to Acquire Cannabis Distributor Origin House

Chicago-based Cresco Labs has entered a $1.1 billion deal to acquire cannabis distributor Origin House, which is based in California. Cresco Labs is a cannabis grower, processor and retailer. Origin House delivers over 50 cannabis... more »

April 4, 2019
LeafWorks Launches Gender ID Test for Cannabis, Hemp

LeafWorks, a plant genetics company specializing in botanical identification for cannabis and hemp, has launched its proprietary Gender ID Test to solve a pervasive problem among cannabis cultivators – male plants. Rapid and 99.9 percent... more »

April 3, 2019
HempLogic Offering High CBD Clones, Seedlings, Planting Seeds

HempLogic now has more than 20 million high CBD hemp clones, 30 million high CBD seedlings and 200 million high CBD planting seeds for the 2019 growing season. HempLogic will supply these high CBD clones and... more »

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