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By | October 30, 2017

MJ Freeway’s issues mount with more outages, delayed seed-to-sale program

By Bart Schaneman MJ Freeway, one of the leading technology companies in the cannabis industry, continues to experience security and performance issues with its inventory tracking software. The company’s point-of-sale system failed multiple times over the past few days,...

By | May 12, 2017

The national outlook for marijuana legislation, policy: Q&A with US Rep Jared Polis

By John Schroyer From Marijuana Business Daily U.S. Rep. Jared Polis has been at the forefront of defending the marijuana industry in Congress. He co-founded the Congressional Cannabis Caucus and has sponsored multiple bills over the years to enact...

By | April 21, 2017

The origins of 4/20, marijuana’s high holiday

By GENE JOHNSON The Associated Press Thursday marks marijuana culture’s high holiday, 4/20, when college students gather — at 4:20 p.m. — in clouds of smoke on campus quads and when pot shops in legal-weed states thank their customers...

By | April 10, 2017

Governors from 4 marijuana states ask feds to leave them alone

The governors of Alaska, Colorado, Oregon and Washington say that marijuana legalization has expanded their economies. DENVER — Governors from the first four states to legalize recreational marijuana are asking the Trump administration to let the pot experiments continue....

By | March 2, 2017

Six Predications for the Marijuana Industry in 2017

By: Forbes Magazine – This year saw big election wins for marijuana in several states. In addition, Colorado crossed the $1 billion mark for annual marijuana sales. Now a new year is almost here and a new presidential administration...

By | December 8, 2016

CANNABIS INDUSTRY JOURNAL: BUILDING OR CONVERTING TO A GREENHOUSE? FOUR CONSIDERATIONS FOR COMMERCIAL GROWERS by STAN WAGNER

Originally published in the  Cannabis Industry Journal. Successful cannabis cultivation practices leverage commercial agricultural industry practices for the most efficient and cost-effective production of the crop. Since the 1990s, the cannabis industry has cultivated primarily in indoor warehouses and...

By | December 8, 2016

Medical cannabis industry in Washington State on life support by John Schroyer

By John Schroyer Washington State’s marijuana industry appears to be evolving into a singular cannabis market, with almost no distinction between medical and recreational. That’s the apparent outcome so far from the state’s move to merge its previously unregulated MMJ...

By | December 8, 2016

Cannabis, Soil Science and Sustainability, by Drew Pelbani

The average commercial cannabis cultivator seems to be following the modern agricultural paradigm. That model is based on questionable and, one might say, ineffective soil systems management. In the high-yield cannabis world, amidst decades of prohibition, following the lead...

By | October 14, 2016

US: End of the line for hundreds of organic growers? – Hortidaily

The Crops Subcommittee of the National Organic Standards Board has submitted a recommendation that crops using hydroponic, aquaponic, aeroponic and other containerized growing methods—commonly used for products like living lettuce, herbs, sprouts and leafy greens—should no longer be eligible...

By | August 29, 2016

Ask The Cannabis Experts – With Karl Keich Presenting

SPEND A DAY SPEAKING WITH LEADING CANNABIS INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS Meet professionals on the cutting edge of the cannabis industry as they speak at 3 one-day conventions in Florida. Rub elbows with other marijuana entrepreneurs as you learn about the...