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Cleanroom Technology for Cannabis

Regulation is coming to the medical marijuana industry, and when it does many producers may find themselves lagging behind, struggling to meet the new industry-wide standards. Many experts are expecting federal regulation in the future, from the likes of the Food and Drug Administration, which will require medical marijuana to adhere to strict protocols. Although cleanrooms may not be the required practice now, the cannabis industry is almost certainly headed in that direction.

by   |   March 14, 2018

The Rise of Industrial Hemp

Hemp companies are on the rise and positioning themselves for exponential demand and industrial expansion in the next few years.

by   |   March 11, 2018

Nano-Technology Brings Precision to Cannabis

With unlimited potential in the emerging cannabis industry, many companies outside the industry are starting to take notice and make a huge impact on product innovation. NanoSphere Health Sciences is one such company.

by   |   February 23, 2018

The Discovery of the Cannabis Genome

While scientific discoveries in the cannabis industry are still in their infancy stage, the discovery of the cannabis genome map has the potential to impact the entire seed-to-sale industry and beyond.

by   |   February 17, 2018

The Use of GMOs in the Cannabis Industry

Although the use of GMOs in the industry is currently just a discussion, it still sparks debate on the potential positive and negative effects GMOs could have, and questions the overall direction the industry is heading.

by   |   February 12, 2018

Top 5 Canadian Cannabis Tech Companies

On July 1, 2018, changes to federal legislation are set to open up an already liberal marketplace, putting Canada on the cusp of fully legalizing cannabis for recreational purposes – countrywide. Canadian cannabis companies, as well as the peripheral businesses, no longer need to operate on the fringes of the business world and many are ready to take cannabis technology where it has never gone before.

by   |   February 04, 2018

Emerging Tech: 3D Printing Comes to Cannabis

The lucrative legal cannabis industry is now utilizing advanced technology solutions such as 3D printing. Integrating 3D printing into the cannabis market is expected to result in improved efficiency in product production.

by   |   January 14, 2018

Why the world needs hemp plastic

Hemp plastic is increasingly becoming a viable option as an eco-friendly alternative to carbon-based plastic. Not only is this bioplastic sourced from safe and sustainable hemp plants, but it is also typically both biodegradable and recyclable.

by   |   January 07, 2018

Precision Dosage Technology

Just like conventional prescriptions, which have definite dosage guidelines, the marijuana industry needs to follow suit to improve both the therapeutic value and the overall experience.

by   |   January 02, 2018

Hemp: America’s Cash Crop Revisited

Historically, hemp helped build the United States of America. During the 17th century, it was considered a farmer’s “civic duty” to grow the crop. However, collusion of special interests threatened by the cannabis industry successfully accomplished the 1937 Marijuana Tax Act, which prohibited industrial hemp production. Complemented by the anti-hemp and cannabis propaganda, and politics, hemp was prevented from being grown as a legitimate crop in the US until the 2014 Farm Bill.

by   |   November 13, 2017

A Leap Forward in Cannabinoid Extraction with Ultrasonic Techniques

Ultrasonic extractors also referred to as ultrasonic emulsifiers, are part of the new wave of extraction science.

by   |   November 02, 2017

Microfluidics: The Future of Cannabinoid Therapy

As science, technology, and cannabis merge, a new future is being defined for cannabinoid-based therapeutics.

by   |   October 25, 2017

Product Brief: Agilent 7697A Headspace Sampler for Terpene and Cannabinoid Testing

Learn how headspace analysis gas chromatography used for testing terpenes and cannabinoids in cannabis and get a look at a new model.

by   |   October 07, 2017

Botana: A Fully Customized Smart Tool Designed for Any Grower, in Any Garden

We had an opportunity to speak with Robert Schneider about Botana's Grow Journal app and its new addition, Bug Tracker, which helps growers monitor and control pest activity.

by   |   October 03, 2017

Cannabis Testing for Potency and Terpenes

Learn the basics of gas and liquid chromatography and FTIR Spectroscopy for testing terpenes and potency within a strain.

by   |   September 21, 2017

Interview with Kevin Mckernan, Chief Science Officer Behind StrainSEEK

We got to talk with Kevin Mckernan from Medicinal Genomics, a company that tests the DNA of cannabis strains.

by   |   September 18, 2017

Industrial Hemp Refining                

Colorado Company Promotes Whole Hemp Utilization, Demonstrates Industrial Hemp Processing Innovation

by   |   August 16, 2017

Let’s Talk Cannabinoids

Saul Kaye, CEO of iCan Israel Cannabis, lives in Beit Shemesh and believes medical cannabis will offer great value in the very near future.