Are Formal Cannabis Cultivation Classes Really Necessary?

In 2017, the marijuana market grew 33 percent and ended the year worth a little shy of $10 billion. With the career and investment opportunities that come along with a thriving industry, many are looking to cannabis formal education. Available programs range from $20 online subscriptions to full-fledged college courses. With the […]

Supplier Quality Audits: A Critical Factor in Ensuring GMP Compliance

Editor’s Note: This is an article submission from the EAS Consulting Group, LLC team. To Audit, or not to audit? Not even a question! Audits play a crucial role in verifying and validating business practices, ensuring suppliers are meeting their requirements for Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), and most importantly, protecting […]

California Weed Farmers Are Challenging State Grow Regulations

The post California Weed Farmers Are Challenging State Grow Regulations appeared first on High Times. In an effort to fight against the looming threat of cannabis corporatization, California weed farmers are challenging state grow regulations. Small-scale growers were dismayed when the regulations overseeing the legal cannabis economy were released by […]

Aurora Leads Cannabis Import Race in Italy by Winning (Mostly) Exclusive Rights

Just as the dust had settled on the news that Canadian LP Aurora had signed agreements to finance a major growing facility in Denmark, the company also added another European feather to its cannabis cap. On January 18, the company announced that it is the sole and exclusive winner of […]

The First Map of the Cannabis Genome

Sunrise Genetics, Inc., the parent company for Hempgene and Marigene, announced last week they have successfully mapped the cannabis genome. The genome map was presented at the 26th Annual Plant and Animal Genome Conference in San Diego, CA during the panel “Cannabis Genomics: Advances and Applications.” According to CJ Schwartz, […]

10 Ways to Reduce Mold in Your Grow

Regardless of whether your grow is indoor or in a greenhouse, mold is a factor that all cultivators must consider. Photo credit: Steep Hill- a petri dish of mold growth from tested cannabis After weeks of careful tending, pruning and watering to encourage a strong harvest, all cultivators are looking […]