Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions anti-legal pot industry

The cannabis industry could be in for a serious buzz kill. Marijuana dispensaries and manufacturers are increasingly worried that the Trump administration will crack down on enforcement of federal laws that ban growing and selling marijuana — reversing the president’s stance during his campaign and potentially upending what has become a…

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Huge Cannabis Greenhouse Tantalus Labs, Hailed ‘Tesla of cannabis’ 

Melia Robinson A marijuana cultivator that’s been called the “Tesla of cannabis” is bringing the industry out of the darkness and into the light — literally. Tantalus Labs, which could start selling product as early as 2018, has wrapped construction on a state-of-the-art cultivation site designed to give marijuana plants…

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Marketing, branding needed for cannabis products.

Medical marijuana producers oppose federal task force’s calls for plain packaging and bans on advertising By Laura Kane Cam Battley, Executive Vice President of Aurora Cannabis, says cannabis should be treated similarly to liquor in terms of advertising. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press) “There are millions of Canadians who purchase cannabis. What…

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Maximize Cannabis Growth @ 700, 1,500 or 2,000 µmol/m2/s? And, What About CO2?

Words and images by Richard Jones. How ‘high’ must Photosynthetic Photon Flux Density (PPFD, µmol/m2/s) be to induce peak photosynthesis in Cannabis? In 2008, Chandra measured a maximum rate of photosynthesis at 1,500 µmol/m2/s. In 2015, Chandra conducted a similar assessment and measured a maximum rate of photosynthesis at 2,000…

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