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Investment program to fund innovations in indoor growing

Chicago-based investment firm, Sente Foundry LLC, is looking to support startups that have developed innovative solutions to improve, automate and streamline agriculture in greenhouses and indoor growing environments.

Sunniva announces $6.8M sale of Okanagan Falls property

Sunniva had been seeking a buyer for the property since June last year. The company is hoping to use the property sale to boost annual filings while it faces cease trade orders from Ontario and British Columbia Securities Commissions for failing to file its financial statements.

B.C. to restrict sales of flavoured vapour products

The British Columbia government has followed through on a promise to try to stop young people from vaping with regulations that prevent the sale of products that taste like anything but nicotine.The proposed changes expected to be in place by the end of summer would immediately stop all retailers from selling non-nicotine or nicotine-cannabis blended vapour products.

Featured presentation: Nutrient Deficiencies in Cannabis: Visual Identification

Speakers: Bill MacDonald and Monica Maille

This session will help you to identify nutrient deficiencies in cannabis using visual clues. Nutrient deficiency research trials have been conducted at Niagara College’s “CannaBunker” on all of the primary macronutrients. The data gathered in these trials will be presented along with tips on how to avoid nutrient deficiencies.

Register for free for the Virtual Grower Day to access this presentation and a variety of live and on-demand sessions designed to help build up your cultivation knowledge. Register Today

COVER: Unhampered hemp

Is Canada’s big hemp moment just on the horizon? Jan Slaski, director of the Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance sees a bright future for hemp growers, even in the wake of what many say has been a failure of regulatory authorities to allow for competitive CBD hemp production in Canada. » Read More

Editorial: Growing pains

Over the last several months, we’ve seen cannabis corporations that were previously swimming in capital now having to make some tough business decisions as cash flows tighten up and revenues continue to underperform. It’s almost a natural progression for a new industry recovering from the highs of an overexcited market. » Read More
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Cannabis industry more prepared than most for COVID-19, security experts say

Security experts suggest that the pharmaceutical standard the industry abides by made a significant difference in helping facilities adopt the stringent health and safety precautions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. » Read More