Marijuana Cultivation

Nevada County Approves 101 Cultivation, Testing & Production Applications

Clark County, Nevada, has taken another big step toward rolling out its medical marijuana program. County commissioners approved 101 applications for medical cannabis businesses this week. The breakdown of approved applicants: 58 cultivators, 38 production facilities and five testing labs. The commissioners rejected only five applications from a pool of 106, while six other applicants […]

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Wisconsin’s CBD Issues Could Spell Trouble for Entrepreneurs Elsewhere

Doctors in Wisconsin have been reluctant to participate in Wisconsin’s fledgling CBD program, with some worried about criminal charges and others about possible side effects. The lack of interest by doctors could spell trouble for entrepreneurs in other states that have recently passed CBD legislation and allow limited business opportunities. Wisconsin’s CBD law – approved […]

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Connecticut Grows Resemble Pharmaceutical Factories

Medical marijuana cultivators in Connecticut operate in one of the most tightly regulated environments in the industry, and at least one grower likens his setup to a pharmaceutical factory. “We aren’t just growing plants in a warehouse,” David Lipton, owner of Advanced Grow Labs, told the Wall Street Journal. “We really are like a startup […]

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Cultivation & Conservation: Easy Ways for Marijuana Grows to Cut Water Usage

By Fred Dreier Water usage has become a focal point in the cannabis industry this year, with cultivators across the country battling droughts and water restrictions. Growers in California have been hit the hardest, with a historic drought sending reservoir levels to record lows. Water rights activists in Northern California have asked marijuana cultivators specifically […]

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Kerry Blasdel: 6 Steps to Finding Real Estate For Your MMC

By Kerry Blasdel Note: This is the second in a two-part column on real estate issues for existing MMJ businesses. The hunt for MMJ dispensary and recreational retail real estate can be difficult, complex, and time consuming. It is more burdensome to find and pre-qualify property in the MMJ industry than in almost any other […]

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