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Fri
17
Sep

Root Sciences Cannabis Extraction Innovation Is Becoming a Global Presence

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With increasing cannabis legalization around the world, the focus on the wide range of extraction processes available has drawn many new companies into the mix. And those cannabis companies willing to invest in extraction equipment are poised to make a big play in the market. With a multitude of extraction processes converting raw cannabis into a usable form, from THC to CBD, Root Sciences has built unique end-to-end equipment solutions for its customers.

Tue
14
Sep

7 Ways CBD Products Can Support the Environment

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The words are everywhere — CBD products are beneficial for health, which is true. However, did you also know that it supports our environment?  It might be a surprise to you, but it does on so many levels. Choosing CBD would mean that you’re helping the environment.

The hidden potential of this plant is amazingly changing the negative perception of it we had up until now. Further, this article will enlighten you more about how CBD products help us and our surroundings. So, let’s get into it.

Mon
13
Sep

A Cheap, Low-Tech Method That Could Slash Farm Carbon Emissions

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On a hot and humid August day near Geneva, New York, Garrett Boudinot stands in a field of hemp, the green stalks towering a foot or more over his 6-foot, 4-inch frame. Today, the mustached Cornell University research assistant will harvest six acres of the crop, weigh it in red plastic garbage bins, and continue to analyze the hundreds of water samples taken with measuring devices called lysimeters that have been buried in the field over the last three months.

Fri
03
Sep

How to Guard Against 3 Cannabis Cyber Attack Risks

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Cyber attacks are now commonplace. Ransomware attacks, in particular, have skyrocketed in frequency and size. High-profile data breaches have cost businesses in the United States millions of dollars in losses and incalculable reputational harm. Just like those in any other industry, cannabis cyber attack risks pose a clear and present danger of financial consequences.

Wed
01
Sep

Understanding Fire & Flower's Bet To Compete With The Largest Cannabis Tech Companies

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Fire & Flower Holdings Corp. (TSX: FAF) (OTC: FFLWF) and its wholly-owned subsidiary Hifyre Inc. recently announced a proposed acquisition of PGED Corp., the operator of PotGuide.com

Following the company’s $7.5 million purchase agreement to acquire another online cannabis platform Wikileaf Technologies Inc. (CSE: WIKI), Fire & Flower’s retail and analytics platform, Hifyre, will compete with the largest and highest valued cannabis technology companies.

Tue
31
Aug

Got $4,000? Buy These 2 Cannabis-Focused Biotech Stocks

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As different as they may seem, there's some overlap between the cannabis industry and biotech that's worth understanding as an investor. Cultivators can use biotechnology to manipulate the genes of marijuana plants to increase their yield, and biotechs can use the bioactive chemicals contained in cannabis as jumping-off points for drug development efforts. 

Both of the companies I'll analyze today conduct their business within these overlapping regions. And, if their efforts continue to pan out as planned, they'll be valuable stocks to own, especially as the biotech sector becomes more sophisticated and as the cannabis industry scales to match global demand. 

Mon
30
Aug

Avoiding Cannabis Crop Loss in Cultivation

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The impacts of crop loss for cannabis businesses are especially painful due to the high market value of the crop. Due to such high-potential value risk, it is crucial that cultivators take a careful and close look at their operating systems, facility design, and best practices for their environment.

Thu
26
Aug

Researchers identify pathogens infecting cannabis plants in Connecticut

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Recreational cannabis became legal in Connecticut last month and as local growers expand their footprint, researchers from the University of Connecticut are tracking pathogens infecting plants.Ph.D. candidate Cora S. McGehee and associate professor of horticulture Rosa E. Raudales from the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources recently published the first paper documenting the presence of pathogens in Connecticut’s cannabis growing facilities.

Thu
26
Aug

The Cannabis Space Race?

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As we move into the future, we not only need to look at planetary solutions, but interplanetary ones as well. Owner and CEO of Key to Life Supply, Tate Dooley, not only understands this future need, but remains a forward-thinker and industry leader in conceptualizing how this process will work. Tate has been quoted as saying "We will not stop until we have a lab on the moon!"

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