Oregon-based cannabis genomics company Phylos Bioscience’s disclosure that it was positioning itself to be bought by Big Ag underscores the need for marijuana companies to take steps to protect their cannabis genetics and data from falling into the wrong hands.Read More
Bart has worked as a reporter and editor since 2003 for newspapers in California, Nebraska and South Korea. He has won several awards for his writing and photography, including a Nebraska Press Association award for in-depth coverage of an environmental fight over fracking wastewater.His work has appeared in The Week, the Washington Post, Salon and the Omaha World-Herald, among other publications.
Colorado regulators will require medical and recreational marijuana concentrates to be tested for mycotoxins beginning in September. The state’s Marijuana Enforcement Division sent a notice to the industry that, beginning Sept. 15, any concentrates made from marijuana on or after that date that failed microbial contaminant testing will be tested for mycotoxins. “Mandatory medical and retail […]Read More
Last December, East Fork Cultivars, an outdoor cannabis farm in the idyllic Illinois River Valley of Southern Oregon, partnered with Portland, Oregon-based agricultural genomics company Phylos Bioscience on a breeding program specifically targeting new varietal traits.Read More
Tilt Holdings, a Massachusetts-based company specializing in cannabis technology, faces a possible class-action lawsuit over its marketing tactics.Read More
Cresco Labs, a multistate cannabis company based in Chicago, on Wednesday reported revenue of $29.9 million for the second quarter, up 253% from the same period a year ago. Net loss for the quarter, ending June 30, was $3.9 million, compared with net income of $1.6 million for the prior-year period. Cresco trades on the Canadian […]Read More
Michigan regulators suspended the license of a medical cannabis testing facility after determining that the health and safety of patrons or employees were jeopardized. The Marijuana Regulatory Agency released a complaint alleging bulletin detailing the suspension of Iron Laboratories. The complaint alleges several violations regarding the company’s facility in Walled Lake, where Michigan-based Iron Laboratories tests for […]Read More
Up and down the Eastern United States, cannabis growers and business owners are reporting healthy prices for pounds of marijuana, both medical and recreational. Prices range from $2,000 a pound for flower all the way up to $4,200, depending on the state. But cultivators are still facing regulatory hurdles and the growing pains of keeping […]Read More
Harvest Health & Recreation, an Arizona-based multistate cannabis company, reached an agreement with Pennsylvania regulators to drop two permits for affiliated medical marijuana companies it was pursuing in the state. Harvest no longer will pursue permits for Harvest of Northwest PA and Harvest of North Central PA. The company also will not operate the two facilities […]Read More
Researchers at the University of California, Davis have joined forces with Biopharmaceutical Research, which is registered with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, to study marijuana for the benefit of law enforcement, health care providers and scientists. The research could benefit cannabis companies by helping authorities to distinguish between marijuana and hemp. The two groups of researchers will […]Read More
Utah regulators selected Leaf Data Systems for its medical cannabis seed-to-sale traceability program.Read More
Wholesale cannabis prices appear on the rise in longstanding adult-use cannabis markets Colorado, Oregon and Washington state, according to two recent reports and insight from growers. The upward-trending prices seem to be increasing because of: Stronger demand and weaker supply beyond the typical summer economic dynamics. More growers going out of business. Farmers pivoting to […]Read More
Not everyone likes the aroma of marijuana.
Many municipalities, in fact, have laws requiring cultivation operations to mitigate or control marijuana smells.
And some marijuana companies, simply seeking to be good neighbors, try to take steps to keep odors from escaping their facilities.Read More
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