Denver cannabis cultivation occupies 4.2M square feet, but city’s cap may freeze land rush

Cannabis cultivation, a driver of the industrial real estate market recovery, shows signs of stabilizing after Denver’s decision to cap the number of grow operations in the city. Continue reading “Denver cannabis cultivation occupies 4.2M square feet, but city’s cap may freeze land rush”

Commercial cannabis cultivation tips from an organic farmer with a horticulture degree

For decades, marijuana has been grown illicitly in basements and closets, while cultivation tricks of the trade were only shared on Internet forums or under the veil of “growing tomatoes” at local hydro stores.

Those days are quickly ending for those of us in many states, as the commercial cannabis cultivation revolution continues to spread across the nation — most recently in November with eight big wins for legal ganja. Continue reading “Commercial cannabis cultivation tips from an organic farmer with a horticulture degree”

Canada’s biggest cannabis company makes $321M acquisition to boost production

Canopy Growth Corp., the largest company in Canada’s rapidly developing marijuana industry, agreed to buy competitor Mettrum Health Corp. for about C$430 million ($321 million) to expand production as the government moves toward legalization. Continue reading “Canada’s biggest cannabis company makes $321M acquisition to boost production”