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  • 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

  • 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.

  • Agilent Technologies publishes industry`s first compendium to test for synthetic marijuana compounds

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced availability of the industry's first GC/MS compendium to test for synthetic cannabinoids, recently declared controlled substances by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency. They are most commonly found in "herbal incense" blends. The compendium, available from Agilent at no cost to qualified forensics labs, contains detailed procedures for sample ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • Argus Control Systems used in Alberta’s first licensed cannabis grow-op

    After applying for a license with Health Canada approximately two years ago, Aurora Cannabis Inc. will officially start production this spring. Their brand new $11 million state-of-the-art facility, located in the rural community of Cremona within the Rocky Mountains, will be the first employer and provider of medicinal marijuana in the province. ...


    By Conviron

  • 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

  • Global Seeds Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Seeds Industry ...


    By ReportLinker

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