German Public Health Insurer Takes First Look at Cannabis Coverage

Techniker Krankenkassen (or TK as it is also frequently referred to) is one of Germany’s largest public or so-called “statutory” health insurance companies. It is companies like TK that provide health insurance to 90% of the German population. TK is also on the front lines of the medical cannabis discussion. […]

The Four Pillars of Cannabis Processing

Cannabis extraction has been used as a broad term for what can best be described as cannabis processing. A well-thought-out cannabis process goes far beyond just extraction, largely overlapping with cultivation on the front-end and product development on the back-end1. With this in mind, four pillars emerge as crucial capabilities […]

Every Growroom Has Mold!

Cannabis Cultivation Virtual Conference Part 5 Every Growroom Has Mold! Technology Spotlight Sponsored by CannaAirCare By Ivor Noble, Founder and CEO of CannaAirCare   The all natural preventative against airborne mustiness! The post Every Growroom Has Mold! appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal. Source link

Cannabis Micropropagation, Cost Analysis and Viruses

Cannabis Cultivation Virtual Conference Part 6 Cannabis Micropropagation, Cost Analysis and Viruses By Dr. Hope Jones, Chief Scientific Officer of C4 laboratories This presentation will educate the global cannabis industry (including hemp) on tissue culture micropropagation by providing a summary that will show some of the essential concepts behind tissue culture. […]

Pennsylvania Medical Cannabis Program Blossoms

Pennsylvania’s medical cannabis program may be young, but the industry in that state is off to a burgeoning start. Back in 2016, the state legalized medical cannabis. In 2017, the PA Department of Health began accepting applications for licenses and announced the first 12 winning applications. On February 15th, 2018, […]

Aurora Expands Canadian (And Global) Footprint

With the summer season (and recreational reform) fast approaching and the continued growth of the European medical market, Canadian LP Aurora has continued to power forward with another corporate acquisition. This time, the firm is medical cannabis firm MedReleaf (TSE:LEAF). The price? $3.2 billion in stock. Aurora shareholders will now […]

CCC Launches #WhatsInMyWeed Campaign

“Your tomatoes are organic. What about your weed?” The language on their homepage is clear: Consumers should seek the same high standards in their cannabis just as they do with food. Earlier in the month, The Cannabis Certification Council (CCC), a nonprofit that promotes organic and fair trade practices in […]

Green Relief Enters European Market Via Switzerland

It is old news that Canadian companies are entering the European market. And it is also no stop-the-presses flash that Germany is a big prize in all of this. But there are other Euro markets to watch right now. Switzerland is one of them. Look for the Canadian influx here […]

Cannabis Track Added to 2018 Food Safety Consortium

The 6thAnnual Food Safety Consortium Conference & Expo has announced a series of talks focused on cannabis. In addition to the categories such as Operations, Detection, Compliance and Supply Chain, the Call for Abstracts now includes a fifth category in this year’s program: Cannabis Quality. The Cannabis Quality series will […]

Ex-Im Europe: The Face of the Current Cannabis Market

In the United States, the idea of transporting cannabidiol (CBD), let alone medical cannabis across state lines is still verboten. As a result, a patchwork of very different state industries has sprung up across the map, with different regulatory mandates everywhere. While it is very clear that California will set […]