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The 3-Legged Stool of Successful Grow Operations: Climate, Cultivation & Genetics – Part 3

 

In this six-part series of articles, the folks from AEssenseGrows introduce the 3-legged stool of successful cannabis cultivation: climate, cultivation & genetics. In part 1, we covered environmental controls. Part 2 delves deep into the wide world of water quality. Part 3 recommends critical housing requirements.

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Expanding Your Cannabis Brand: Plan Your Packaging & Labeling Strategy

 

This column provides marketing and regulatory considerations for brand owners and licensees who want to maintain brand integrity, control costs and meet compliance requirements when expanding into other states.

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Benefits To Growing Cannabis In A Cleanroom Environment

 

While factors like humidity, light exposure and water may be easy enough to control in any indoor environment, other influential factors can be more difficult to control, such as mold or other contaminants. Growing in a controlled cleanroom environment ensures healthy, high-quality cannabis by mitigating some harder-to-control threats.

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A Q&A with Sundie Seefried, President & CEO of Safe Harbor Financial

 

In this sit-down interview, we speak with Sundie Seefried, who has been working in the credit union space for around forty years. As founder, president and CEO of Safe Harbor Financial, she shares some insights on current events, the future of cannabis banking and lending, and what the next few years might hold in store for an industry ready to grow.

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Election Results for Cannabis: MD, MO Vote to Legalize

 

Cannabis legalization as on the ballot in five states and the results are here. Voters in Maryland and Missouri have passed ballot initiatives to legalize adult use cannabis. Meanwhile, voters in Arkansas, North Dakota and South Dakota appear to have shot down proposals to legalize it in their states.

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The 3-Legged Stool of Successful Grow Operations: Climate, Cultivation & Genetics – Part 2

 

In this six-part series of articles, the folks from AEssenseGrows introduce the 3-legged stool of successful cannabis cultivation: climate, cultivation & genetics. In part 1, we covered environmental controls. Part 2 delves deep into the wide world of water quality.

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The 3-Legged Stool of Successful Grow Operations: Climate, Cultivation & Genetics – Part 1

 

In this six-part series of articles, the folks from AEssenseGrows introduce the 3-legged stool of successful cannabis cultivation: climate, cultivation & genetics. In part 1, we cover environmental controls. Stay tuned for five more articles where we cover other key recommendations for improving quality in cultivation.

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Advancing Knowledge and Expertise in the Cannabis Testing Industry

 

A chat with cannabis and hemp testing industry consultant Julie Kowalski about the evolution of the marketplace, the importance of product safety and some of the common challenges that labs face.

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Five Reasons Everyone in Cannabis Should be Using RegTech

 

Those who have implemented RegTech will have distinct advantages. To survive and thrive in the industry going forward, it’s prudent to proactively handle compliance and adopt RegTech solutions today.

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Uber Eats, Circle K Dip Their Toes in Cannabis

 

Uber Eats announced a partnership with Leafly last week to begin delivering cannabis in Toronto. Meanwhile, Circle K inked a deal with Green Thumb Industries to offer up their gas station convenience stores in Florida as retail space for cannabis dispensaries.

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New Poll Shows Majority of Americans Support Cannabis Legalization

 

A Pew Research Center survey revealed that 59% of U.S. adults believe medical and adult-use cannabis should be legal, while 30% believe it should be legalized for medical purposes only.

Ascend Wellness Files Registration Statement; Has Option to Issue $100M of New Securities

 

The multistate cannabis operator’s filing on Form C-3 contains a base shelf prospectus with the U.S. Securities and Exchange.

Connecticut Adult-Use Sales Could Be Delayed Until 2023

 

The fourth remaining medical cannabis producer—Theraplant—applied Nov. 10 to convert its facility to grow adult-use and medical cannabis. The application is still under review by the DCP.

Schwazze Opens an Additional Cannabis Dispensary in New Mexico Located in Sunland Park, Brings Total R. Greenleaf Store Count to 13

 

A grand opening event is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 23.

Ascend Announces Two New Board Members; Paxhia Resigns

 

The multistate operator named Dan Neville and Joshua Gold to its board of directors as Emily Paxhia submits resignation.

How High Tide Became the ‘Costco of Cannabis’

 

Raj Grover, president, founder, and CEO of High Tide, dives into how the company has grown consistently and become a leader in the Canadian cannabis market through its differentiated retail approach.

Libra Design Expands Horticulture Lighting Options With LED Systems Optimized for Digital Electricity

 

Starting at $0.16/PPF, collaboration with VoltServer further removes cost barriers to CEA with a new era of safe, reliable, and intelligent lighting solutions for indoor and greenhouse farms.

FDA Warns Five Companies for Illegally Selling CBD Food and Beverage Products

 

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued warning letters to five companies that the agency claims are selling products that consumers may confuse for traditional foods and beverages.

Rhode Island Will Launch Adult-Use Cannabis Sales on Schedule

 

Five existing medical cannabis retailers have been approved by the state and will be the first to serve an expanded market on Dec. 1.

Oregon Regulators Address ‘Gaming’ of THC Potency Testing

 

The state’s cannabis commissioners approved a new rule that will require licensed labs to make samples available for compliance tests.

Curaleaf Celebrates Opening of New Dispensaries in Orlando and Miami

 

The company's retail presence now at 54 locations in Florida and 144 nationwide

Michigan Regulators Warn of Increased Criminal Activity Against Cannabis Licensees

 

There have been 117 break-ins reported between April and November 2022, with the majority of incidents occurring at adult-use cannabis storefronts.

Oregon Governor Grants Pardon to 45K for Cannabis Convictions

 

Gov. Kate Brown indicated that all court records associated with the pardoned offenses will be sealed at the judicial level.

Utah Department of Agriculture and Food Issues Statement on Synthetic and Derivative Cannabinoids

 

The department is clarifying its stance on synthetic and derivative cannabinoids found in the state’s hemp and medical cannabis products.

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Files Appeal After Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Challenging Federal Laws on Medical Cannabis and Firearms

 

At issue is a federal policy that prohibits certain people, including those who use illegal drugs, from purchasing and possessing guns.

New York’s Cannabis Control Board Approves First Conditional Adult-Use Retail Dispensary Licenses

 

At its Nov. 21 meeting, the board approved 36 total retail licenses—28 for qualifying individuals and eight for nonprofits—and also voted to advance regulations for the state’s adult-use cannabis program.

Oregon Cannabis Retailer Kaya Shack Enters Sale-Surrender Settlement

 

Kaya Shack agreed to sell its Salem dispensary after two violations, including allegedly sifting broken glass out of cannabis flower.

New York Regulators Release Proposed Adult-Use Cannabis Regulations Ahead of Board Meeting

 

The Cannabis Control Board will consider the draft rules and issue the state’s first adult-use dispensary licenses at its Nov. 21 meeting.

California Cannabis Sales Hit 9-Quarter Low

 

The world’s largest legal market has also experienced declining tax revenues for five straight quarters.

From Football to Flower: How Primitiv’s Calvin Johnson Jr. and Rob Sims Transitioned to Cannabis

 

The former NFL teammates are emphasizing wellness and plant medicine while building a cannabis company from scratch in a rapidly maturing Michigan market.

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