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    CANNABIS INDUSTRY JOURNAL: BUILDING OR CONVERTING TO A GREENHOUSE? FOUR CONSIDERATIONS FOR COMMERCIAL GROWERS by STAN WAGNER

CANNABIS INDUSTRY JOURNAL: BUILDING OR CONVERTING TO A GREENHOUSE? FOUR CONSIDERATIONS FOR COMMERCIAL GROWERS by STAN WAGNER

Originally published in the  Cannabis Industry Journal.

Successful cannabis cultivation practices leverage commercial agricultural industry practices for the most efficient and cost-effective production of the crop. Since the 1990s, the cannabis industry has cultivated primarily in indoor warehouses and outdoor farms, however the industry is experiencing a significant shift toward greenhouses.

Shelly Peterson, vice president of light product solutions at urban-gro, […]

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Medical cannabis industry in Washington State on life support by John Schroyer

By John Schroyer

Washington State’s marijuana industry appears to be evolving into a singular cannabis market, with almost no distinction between medical and recreational.

That’s the apparent outcome so far from the state’s move to merge its previously unregulated MMJ market with the heavily regulated adult-use businesses that materialized after voters approved rec in 2012.

The overarching result, say many on the ground in […]

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Cannabis, Soil Science and Sustainability, by Drew Pelbani

The average commercial cannabis cultivator seems to be following the modern agricultural paradigm. That model is based on questionable and, one might say, ineffective soil systems management.

In the high-yield cannabis world, amidst decades of prohibition, following the lead of the modern agricultural model has resulted in the adoption of cultural practices that go something like this: Use and destroy […]

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