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Sat
21
Feb

Accounts Payable Specialist Job in Boulder, Colorado US

We provide an immediate opening for a competent Accounts Payable Specialist, who will become a member of our rapidly developing team. The Accounts Payable Specialist role is responsible for managing the accounting activities of the business including accounts receivable and payable, general ledger accounting, expense reporting as well as account reconciliation. This position is a unique opportunity for a qualified individual to become a part of a growing industry and business.
The Accounts Payable Specialist will face with the following responsibilities:
- Maintain the accounting system up-to-date for the customer payments.
- Cope with the customer invoicing.
- Follow up on the past due receivables.
- Process vendor invoices for the payment and approval.

Fri
20
Feb

Guelph company developing life-saving drugs from tobacco plants

PlantForm Corporation, a University of Guelph spin-off company, is working to secure funding for more trials of its innovative treatments to combat critical illnesses like cancer.

The principle focus of PlantForm‚Äôs work is using tobacco plants to create low-cost versions of biosimilar drugs ‚Äď plant-based, generic versions of biological medications.

The plants are grown indoors and, through genetic engineering, made to express certain compounds that are then purified into alternatives to popular drugs like Herceptin, used to treat breast cancer.

Fri
20
Feb

Heliospectra AB Engages Viridian Capital & Research

NEW YORK and GOTEBORG, Sweden, Feb. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Heliospectra AB (OTCQB: HLSPY, FIRSTNORTH: HELIO), a world leader in intelligent lighting technology for plant research and greenhouse cultivation, is pleased to announce that it has engaged Viridian Capital & Research for financial and corporate advisory services.

Tue
17
Feb

Stoned drivers are a lot safer than drunk ones, new federal data show

A new study from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration finds that drivers who use marijuana are at a significantly lower risk for a crash than drivers who use alcohol. And after adjusting for age, gender, race and alcohol use, drivers who tested positive for marijuana  were no more likely to crash than who had not used any drugs or alcohol prior to driving.

Tue
17
Feb

Clarkson prof from Hannawa Falls using hemp, peanut shells to create better batteries

POTSDAM -- A Clarkson professor and Hannawa Falls resident is using hemp and peanut shells to create more efficient batteries.

David Mitlin, a professor of both chemical, bio-molecular, mechanical and aeronautical engineering, recently received international media attention for producing supercapacitors out of hemp bast fiber -- the material found inside the bark of the hemp plant.

The new "super caps" performed on a par with or better than graphene -- the industry standard -- and at a fraction of the cost. The hemp used is legal to grow and contains no THC.

Fri
13
Feb

New Zealand Farmers denied high-value hemp crop

Canterbury growers have struck another roadblock for growing hemp seed as authorities remain uneasy about its closeness to its drug cousin.

Health ministers from New Zealand and Australia met in Auckland last month to consider a recommendation from Food Standards Australia New Zealand that governments change the food law to enable hemp seed to be grown for human consumption.

Grower hopes hemp growing would be made more freely available to them were dashed when this was rejected because of transport concerns.

Tue
10
Feb

Marijuana: Not Enough Research

                                                                                                Photos courtesy of:  JGS Limited  Research Greenhouse Specialists

While the debates around the cannabis plant are heated and varied, one thing that all opinions appear to agree with is: there is not enough research to date.

Tue
10
Feb

How beacons will influence billions in US retail sales

Traditional retailers have become much more adept at using technology to push back against online-only e-commerce sites. 

Beacons are among the most important new mobile technologies helping real-world merchants win back sales. These low-cost devices communicate with smartphone apps indoors through a Bluetooth signal. Last year saw tons of retailers testing beacons, including Macy's and Target. This year, hundreds of big retail chains are turning those devices on and using them to communicate with mainstream consumers in store.

Tue
10
Feb

Snoop Dogg Looking to Invest in Cannabis Companies

February 9, 2015

Another day, another celebrity jumping into the marijuana industry.

Rapper Calvin Broadus Jr., aka Snoop Dogg, is hoping to raise $25 million to invest in the cannabis industry, Tech Crunch reported.

Broadus has already invested in Reddit and trading platform Robinhood. His investment in marijuana will likely be put into ancillary technology companies, according to the news site.

Tue
10
Feb

Designing the Future of CultivationÔĽŅ

Chad Sykes: Indoor Harvest (OTC:INQD)

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