Production Equipment
It is definitely an understatement to say that cannabis production and processing is on the rise in Canada. Alongside this increased interest comes the development and dissemination of many myths surrounding its cultivation. (Mainly borne out of people thinking they have secret recipes to grow bigger buds with strong THC, CBD and turpentine contents.)
Similar to other industries, how cannabis is produced and processed has evolved over time — and it will only continue to evolve as new companies join the elite group of licence producers in Canada that already exists.
It is often assumed in the cannabis industry that greenhouse production, rather than indoor production, will become the norm, especially since costs can be substantially reduced by using the “free power of the sun.”
Oct. 31, 2017 - I hear from clients daily, “these pesticides are just not working like they used to.”
It is true, pesticides are not working as well any more. Even when the pesticides were working well, not all the pests were killed despite good coverage and dead bugs on the leaves.
Sept. 29, 2016, Vineland Station, Ont. – As the cannabis industry continues to gain legal status around the world, more and more cannabis growers are learning about commercial scale horticultural production techniques, and of course, that means greenhouse growing.
DECEMBER 2016 – A decade ago the last thing you would want to hear is that your business has gone to pot! But that was then and this is now; it’s an old idiom worthy of a new definition.
May 25, 2017 – Although cannabis had been used for many centuries for treatment of seizure disorders, medical use became prohibited in the 20th century. However, with the loosening of laws regarding medical marijuana, research and clinical use of marijuana-derived substances are increasing.
April 13, 2017, Simcoe, Ont. – Marijuana production in Canada is about to scale up, and we have a free webinar on May 11 to help with decisions related to facility design.
DECEMBER 2016 – A decade ago the last thing you would want to hear is that your business has gone to pot! But that was then and this is now; it’s an old idiom worthy of a new definition.
Oct. 23, 2016, Jupiter, FL – In a discovery that advances the understanding of how marijuana works in the human body, an international group of scientists, including those from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), have for the first time created a three-dimensional atomic-level image of the molecular structure activated by tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the active chemical in marijuana.
Sept. 16, 2016, Smiths Falls, Ont. – Tweed Inc.,  a wholly owned subsidiary of Canopy Growth Corporation, has launched ‘Lemon Skunk’ in the Tweed store.
Aug. 22, 2016, Ancaster, Ont. – The Green Organic Dutchman Ltd. is now a Licensed Producer under the Marijuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR).
September 2016b – Marijuana (Cannabis sp.) has been cultivated for the value of its medicinal properties for a long time.
Feb. 26, 2016, Flamborough, Ont. — Green Relief Inc. has become the Hamilton’s area’s first and Canada’s 28th licensed producer of medical marijuana.
It is also Canada’s first, and North America’s largest, aquaponics commercial grow facility.
Nov. 15, 2015, Toronto — Patients in Canada prescribed medical marijuana may soon have a new, safe, effective and smokeless option for how they administer their needed medication – and it’s as easy as brewing a coffee, tea or hot chocolate.
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