Category: News

Christian Sederberg

February 2nd, 2017

Christian Sederberg thinks Colorado will see at least $1.3 billion in cannabis sales revenue this year, wants marijuana consumption to be on equal footing with alcohol in Denver and secretly wishes that his name was Vicente Sederberg to eliminate future confusion. In truth, the Denver-based attorney doesn’t want to usurp…

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Flower rooms on CRAC

January 24th, 2017

What limits a cannabis plant from achieving its maximum growth potential? What is the maximum yield that a cultivator can achieve in a single harvest? The answer relates directly to the indoor environment. Cannabis is a weed and it will grow under extreme conditions. However, at the end of the…

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Making a budget

January 23rd, 2017

After a bruising election season, most Americans are relieved it’s finally over. And if you listen carefully, you’ll hear the engines of business revving up, especially in the eight new legal cannabis markets. Cannabis growers in these states have been waiting with bated breath for new opportunities to expand their…

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New laws going into effect

January 19th, 2017

Although the November 2016 election set the country into a state of turmoil, it represented a huge victory for marijuana initiatives in several states. Four states — California, Massachusetts, Maine and Nevada — legalized cannabis for recreational use. Additionally, three typically conservative states — Arkansas, Florida and North Dakota —…

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Cannabis Basics

January 12th, 2017

While a handful of companies have already begun national expansion, federal restrictions on trademarks have been a major roadblock to building brands within the cannabis industry. Due to marijuana’s classification as a Schedule I narcotic, most businesses have been at an impasse with the United States Patent and Trademark Office…

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Driving Dangers

January 2nd, 2017

  A young man works as a gardener for a state-licensed, legal cannabis farm. He spends his days watering and trimming marijuana plants. Some days he’s on packaging detail or spends hours rolling joints; other days he might transplant several hundred clones. By the end of an eight-hour shift, his…

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Winberry Farms: Biodynamic Farming

December 30th, 2016

Photos by Daniel Dronsfield. Located in the center of western Oregon, Eugene has long been known as a liberal university town with a reputation for funky bars and restaurants, free spirits and plenty of outdoor recreation. When most people think about Eugene, the city likely invokes images of the University…

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Greenhouse Education

December 29th, 2016

  Marijuana Venture and SunGrower & Greenhouse focus on providing valuable and relevant information to the cannabis business community. One of the exciting trends in the cannabis industry is the explosive growth of greenhouses. However, the owners and operators of greenhouse production facilities often have a lot of questions about…

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Hemp Industries Association: Moving Forward

November 22nd, 2016

The annual Hemp Industries Association conference has grown tremendously since it began as a single-day event in the mid-1990s. In September, the 23rd annual event brought farmers, entrepreneurs, advocates and researchers together in Denver for two full days of panel discussions, and a tour of a hemp farm and processing…

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Blue Ribbon Cannabis

October 17th, 2016

  Organizers say the competition was a rousing success and they are already putting together an even bigger event for 2017. Flowering plants — which were prohibited for the inaugural event — will be allowed at next year’s competition. “The goal of this is to get people, at least here…

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