Medical Cannabis (MMJ) Farming News

  • Redfund updates cannabis tea brand Mary’s Wellness’ operations

    Redfund Capital Corp., a Merchant Bank focused on Hemp, Medical Cannabis, and CBD, has recently announced that it will be issuing an update on Mary’s Wellness Ltd., the Canadian cannabis-infused tea beverage company. Reliable sources state that with more countries beginning to legalize marijuana, with commendations that it treats and provides relief from conditions such as insomnia, ...


    By Global Market Insights, Inc.

  • Complete Cannabis Testing Solutions for the Canadian Market from a Single Source

    With the updates to Canada's cannabis laws set for implementation in October 2018, scientists operating within this highly regulated, growing market can now access an end-to-end analytical solution that aligns with the testing standards set by Health Canada. Thermo Fisher Scientific is supporting regulatory laboratories, contract research organizations and licensed dealers, producers and ...

  • New Cannabis Analyzer for Potency Provides Effortless Determination of Cannabinoid Content

    Shimadzu Scientific Instruments (SSI) announces the release of its new Cannabis Analyzer for Potency. This high performance liquid chromatograph (HPLC) is the first-ever instrument designed specifically for quantitative determination of cannabinoid content. With the Cannabis Analyzer for Potency, operators are now able to produce accurate results with ease, regardless of cannabis testing ...

  • How the legalization of marijuana impacts the workplace

    As of January 1, 2017 there will be more states that will have legalized marijuana for both medical and recreational use. There are currently twenty-six states and Washington, D.C. that currently have laws legalizing marijuana in some fashion. In the near future three additional states will join them after recently passing bills permitting the use of medical marijuana. Additionally, seven states ...

  • BioNovelus Inc. Begins Active Solicitation of Marijuana Growers to Test Biofungicide CR-10 for the Prevention of Mold and Fungus on Marijuana Crops

    BioNovelus Inc. has begun soliciting marijuana growers to test Biofungicide CR-10 to prevent mold and fungus on marijuana crops. Our current plan is to have as many companies test the Biofungicide CR-10 in the coming months on as many varying marijuana crop fields as interested to ensure viability of the product. "We believe Biofungicide CR-10 may be a solution to the marijuana mold and fungus ...


    By BioNovelus Inc.

  • Bills to regulate medical marijuana head to Gov. Jerry Brown

    With California voters likely to consider legalizing recreational marijuana use next year, state lawmakers approved a package of legislation that would create the first statewide licensing and operating rules for pot growers and retail weed outlets since the state became the first to legalize medical marijuana in 1996. Lawmakers in both houses of the Legislature pushed through three Democratic ...


    By Associated Press

  • New marijuana industry wrestles with pesticides and safety

    Microscopic bugs and mildew can destroy a marijuana operation faster than any police raid. And because the crop has been illegal for so long, neither growers nor scientists have any reliable research to help fight the infestations. As legal marijuana moves from basements and backwoods to warehouses and commercial fields, the mold and spider mites that once ruined only a few plants at a time can ...


    By Associated Press

  • Canada: Harper Government Supports Canadian Hemp Industry

    On behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, Member of Parliament for Provencher Ted Falk announced today a repayable contribution of up to $4.6 million to Hemp Oil Canada to help build a brand new world-class hemp processing facility with the latest in conveyance, processing and quality assurance equipment. This new facility will implement the latest processing technology to further ...

  • Hemp homecoming: Rebirth sprouts in Kentucky

    Call it a homecoming for hemp: Marijuana's non-intoxicating cousin is undergoing a rebirth in a state at the forefront of efforts to reclaim it as a mainstream crop. Researchers and farmers are producing the first legal hemp crop in generations in Kentucky, where hemp has turned into a political cause decades after it was banned by the federal government. Republican U.S. Sens. Mitch McConnell ...


    By Associated Press

  • Over a Dozen Georgia Police Offers Exposed to Chemicals & Mold at Marijuana Grow House

    Earlier this month, the Ledger-Enquirer published a story about the bust of a marijuana grow house in Columbus, Georgia. According to the article, fourteen police officers served a search warrant on the grow house and were exposed to chemicals used to grow the illegal marijuana plants as well as mold due to the conditions inside the property. This all too common case ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

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