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. […]

Cannabis and the Connected Indoor Farm

Cannabis Cultivation Virtual Conference Part 3 Cannabis and the Connected Indoor Farm- Technology Spotlight Sponsored by VividGro By David Friedman, President of VividGro This presentation discusses: SMAA- Sensing, monitoring, alerting & automating Hardware & software integration Protecting & using your data The post Cannabis and the Connected Indoor Farm appeared […]

Exploration and Optimization of Drying and Curing

Cannabis Cultivation Virtual Conference Part 4 Exploration and Optimization of Drying and Curing By Dr. Allison Justice, Vice President of Cultivation at Outco This presentation discusses: Prized French wines are aged for years in oak barrels, as are famous whiskies. Tobacco is air-, fire-, flue- or sun-cured. Cannabis, however, is […]

Closing the Gap between Cannabis and Employee Drug Testing Data

A study by Quest Diagnostics released earlier this month, the Quest Diagnositcs Drug Testing Index (DTI), reported that based on more than 10 million workplace drug tests, the number of workers who tested positive for marijuana is on a 5-year upward trajectory. Overall, the research found that the number of […]

IoT & Environmental Controls: urban-gro Launches Soleil Technologies Portfolio

Back in November of 2017, urban-gro announced the development of their Soleil Technologies platform, the first technology line for cannabis growers utilizing Internet-of-Things (IoT). Today, urban-gro is announcing that line is now officially available. Screenshot of the data you’d see on the Soleil control panel The technology portfolio, aimed at […]

Consumers Purchasing From At Least 3 Cannabis Product Categories

Cannabis consumers are most likely to purchase from at least 3 different cannabis categories, according to the Spring 2018 Cannabis Consumer Buying and Use Habits study. The most commonly purchased are Flower, Edible and Pre-Rolls. Of all respondents who used cannabis in the last 12 months, 33% purchased just one […]

Washington Lab Conducts Transparency Study

Earlier this week Capitol Analysis Group, a cannabis-testing laboratory based in Lacey, Washington, announced they are conducting a “data-driven Lab Transparency Project, an effort to improve accuracy of cannabis testing results in the state through transparency and a new third-party auditing process,” according to a press release. They plan to […]

Iowa’s Medical CBD Program Gets Tracking System

BioMauris, LLC became the 5th company in the United States to win a state contract for a seed-to-sale platform today. BioMauris is a technology company that manages product tracking, fulfillment and distribution with a focus on the healthcare market. According to a press release, the company announced today that the […]