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Grow Up Conference goes ahead with Niagara Falls event

As Ontario enters Stage 3 of the COVID-19 reopening plan and borders open for vaccinated Americans, the Grow Up Conference is welcoming up to 1,000 attendees from Oct. 5-7.

Former CannTrust leaders to make first court appearance following fraud charges

The cannabis company’s former chief executive Peter Aceto, former vice-chairman Mark Litwin, and former chairman Eric Paul each face charges of fraud, making false or misleading statements and authorizing, permitting or acquiescing in the commission of an offence.

Cointreau maker sues Canopy Growth over similar sounding name

Cointreau said in a complaint and jury demand filed in a New York court on June 23 that it believes Smiths Falls, Ont.-based Canopy is using the Quatreau name because it is similar to that of the orange liqueur company.
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Our soil moisture sensors, data loggers (with remote data access) and readout units are built to exacting standards – ensuring ruggedness, longevity, and optimum performance throughout their life. They are used and trusted by researchers around the world and are suited to a wide variety of soil moisture measurement applications and budgets.

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Hemp farmers looking to grow into $1 billion industry

Hemp, which is part of the cannabis family but contains no THC (the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana), is enjoying a bit of a moment. Across the Prairie provinces, new businesses are popping up to process and market different parts of the plant. » Read More
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Annex Bookstore

Marijuana Botany

Marijuana Botany presents the scientific knowledge and propagation techniques used to preserve and multiply vanishing Cannabis strains. Also included is information concerning Cannabis genetics and breeding used to begin plant improvement programs. The book presents scientific and horticultural principles, along with their practical applications, necessary for the breeding and propagation of Cannabis and in particular, marijuana. It will appeal not only to the professional researcher, but to the marijuana enthusiast or anyone with an eye to the future of Cannabis products.

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Up and away

Interest in vertical cultivation grows among Canadian craft producers. The main tech development is the availability of LED lights, which of course can be placed very close to plants (within a vertical or conventional growing system) without harming them. » Read more

Montreal Cannabis Expo

Sept. 14-15, 2021
Montreal, QC
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Grow UP Conference

Oct. 5-7, 2021
Niagara Falls, ON
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Lift & Co. Expo 2021

Nov. 18-21, 2021
Toronto, ON
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