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Wed
05
Sep

This robot makes growing cannabis a lot easier

No need for expensive lighting. This robot moves plants towards the light. Would you buy a tiny six-legged robot that moves your plant in and out of the sun, doing a cute little dance to let you know when it needs more water? If the answer is ‘yes,’ you’re in luck.

Wed
05
Sep

3 Canadian giants making headlines

The cannabis sector has been in rally mode as the summer season comes to a close and the month of September gets started.

The recent rally has been nothing short of impressive and we have be closely watching these price movements. Today, we want to highlight 3 companies that have been executing on the global cannabis opportunity and provide an update on these firms.

Aurora and TGOD: A Relationship to Monitor

Earlier this year, Aurora Cannabis (ACB.TO) (ACBFF) announced a major investment in The Green Organic Dutchman (TGOD.TO) (TGODF) and the market responded very favorably to this. Yesterday, TGOD extended Aurora’s option to acquire an additional 8% by 30 days after Aurora closed a $200 million debt financing with BMO.

Tue
04
Sep

North American research teams to study marijuana’s pain killing abilities

The current classification of marijuana in the United States has made it difficult for research to be done on its medicinal benefits, but this is changing as more states and countries move toward legalization. A research team led by Dr. Jeffrey Chen at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) will conduct an in-depth review of cannabis’ ability to treat pain.

“The public consumption of cannabis has already far outpaced our scientific understanding,” said Dr. Chen. “We really desperately need to catch up.”

The program was designed by Edythe London, a UCLA professor of psychiatry and pharmacology and will look specifically at patients who use opioid painkillers such as oxycodone or Vicodone for pain relief.

Tue
04
Sep

Cronos Partners with Ginkgo to develop lab-grown cannabis

Why grow marijuana when you can create its most potent molecules in a lab?

Mon
03
Sep

Blockchain buds: Tracking cannabis from seed to sale

Cryptocurrency and cannabis are two of the most exciting emerging industries in modern times. Both are constant topics of discussion in media and politics on national, state, and local levels. We covered several aspects of the cannabis industry and crypto’s green rush, but most of it is honestly little more than kitsch value.

Thu
30
Aug

5 U.S. multi-state operators investors need to know

The United States cannabis industry is in the early innings of a massive growth cycle and this is an opportunity that cannot be ignored.

Although the Canadian market has been leading the global cannabis market, the United States opportunity is becoming more significant. Today, we have highlighted five leading multi-state operators in the United States.

Green Thumb: A Leading United States Opportunity 

Although the cannabis industry has attracted thousands of new investors, there have not been too many high-profile names to jump on the bandwagon. This trend has been changing rapidly and we have seen several big players enter the space in the last few months.

Thu
30
Aug

6 trends to watch out for post-legalization in Canada

Experts give insights on crucial developments that will make the cannabis industry globally competitive and incredibly lucrative

October 2018 will give rise to numerous opportunities that could position Canada as a world leader. When it comes to key trends, experts highlight the top six.

1. Focal point: Consolidation between craft industries and large-scale LPs


Bruce Linton, Founder and CEO for Canopy Growth Corporation.

Tue
28
Aug

New Zealand awards first-ever medical cannabis growing license

Hikurangi Cannabis crowdfunded $1.8 million in small investments from 1,500 local residents who hope to benefit from the cannabis industry.

The island nation of New Zealand has never taken a very kind approach to marijuana, as evidenced by the military-supported drug raids New Zealand law enforcement agencies conduct every year over the country’s vast hinterlands. Under the 1975 Misuse of Drugs Act, possessing any amount of cannabis for any reason is illegal. There have been attempts to decriminalize it and even efforts to legalize medical marijuana. But all have failed to end the blanket prohibition on New Zealand weed.

Mon
27
Aug

Cannabis cleanse? Why big tech is giving pot businesses the boot

YouTube and others are erasing the accounts of marijuana brands, limiting their ability to advertise themselves.

Got a question about cannabis? If so, then YouTube has long been a place to go. The platform’s power was something Green Flower Media understood well. The California company, which produces cannabis content focused on health and wellness, had posted hundreds of videos with titles like “What is cannabis terroir?” and “How to use cannabis with intention”. 

Mon
27
Aug

The top 8 emerging countries in the cannabis space

As marijuana business grows globally, many stock watchers and research analysts are making predictions about where the most significant investment opportunities are.

Investment site, The Motley Fool, recently published an analysis by Keith Speights of forecasts for the 2022 marijuana market.

A lot can happen even monthly in the ever-evolving cannabis space. Here is a different analysis of it. 

8. Germany

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