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  • February 8, 2017

    AEssenseGrows Offers Benchmark Case Study

    AUTHOR: Phil Gibson with AEssense Corporation

    Benchmark Comparison This case study compares the yield and operations performance of the AEssenseGrows Aero-Hydroponic technology versus growing in Coco Coir soil for a 20K square foot grow space. If interested in a copy, please download it here: •20,500 square feet of canopy space •10,500 Bloom room lights •1000W HPS Lights Includes labor, water,...
  • February 7, 2017

    Green Bits Reveals 2016 Recreational Cannabis Sales Patterns

    AUTHOR: Justin Gabriel with Green Bits

    Green Bits has studied the 2016 recreational cannabis sales patterns and has found that overall, sales are up – while sales of other leisure consumables, including McDonald’s and Starbucks, are down. Some notable 2016 recreational cannabis sales patterns show additional data that leads to the conclusion that recreational cannabis sales are on the rise throughout...
  • February 2, 2017

    Leafbuyer Announces its List of the Top 10 Most Eye-Catching Dispensaries in Seattle

    AUTHOR: Andre Leonard with LeafBuyer

    SEATTLE– (BUSINESS WIRE)– Leafbuyer, known for its flagship cannabis deals website , which connects cannabis consumers to the best legal marijuana deals in the market, has announced its 2017 list of the “Top 10 Most Eye-Catching Dispensaries in Seattle.” The list highlights the most aesthetically appealing retail dispensaries in the greater Seattle area and features...
  • December 20, 2016

    New LeafMon technology now available for Cannabis Growers!

    AUTHOR: with Cermetek Microelectronics

    Now available for Cannabis Growers from Cermetek Microelectronics a new agricultural tool called LeafMon. This new instrument, developed by the BioEngineering and Ag Deptartment of UC Davis, has been tested extensively by Almond, Walnut, and Grape growers to monitor plant stress. The relative health of the plant can now be monitored remotely on-line by the cannabis...
  • December 16, 2016

    Green Bits and Leafly Partner to Help Cannabis Business Owners Provide Better Information to Patients and Consumers

    AUTHOR: Justin Gabriel with Green Bits

    Green Bits, the painless point-of-sale (POS) for cannabis retailers and dispensaries, has partnered with Leafly, the world’s largest cannabis information resource, to provide legal cannabis business owners an easier way to provide patients and consumers up-to-date menu information to help them choose the right product. By combining Leafly’s process of helping consumers find the right...
  • November 14, 2016

    Good Chemistry Nurseries enters Nevada market

    AUTHOR: Shawna McGregor with Good Chemistry

    On the heels of Nevada’s decision to legalize recreational Cannabis use, Good Chemistry Nurseries is bringing its award-winning nursery system and world-class product to Nevada with the launch of a new Reno production facility that will service dispensaries throughout the state. The announcement was made today by company founder & CEO Matthew Huron. “Launching Good...
  • November 11, 2016

    VIA Folio Now Supports Private Investing in Cannabis-Related Businesses

    AUTHOR: with Folio Investments, Inc.

    McLean, Va., October 27, 2016 – Investors and some cannabis-related businesses can now turn to VIA Folio for one-stop, capital raising and innovative brokerage solutions. (Visit to read our full press release.) VIA Folio will initially support two categories of cannabis businesses whose activities are legal under both state and federal law, and consider...
  • November 9, 2016

    Cannabis Deals and Information Site Leafbuyer Plans Major Expansion Following Landslide Election Results

    AUTHOR: Andre Leonard with LeafBuyer

    DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Following the landslide election results to legalize recreational and medical marijuana sales, the world’s largest online source for cannabis deals, announces plans for a major expansion into California, Florida, Nevada, Massachusetts, Arkansas and North Dakota. will immediately begin working with partners in each state and will deploy a huge marketing nationwide....
  • November 7, 2016

    urban-gro Hires Additional Cultivation Technologists for Growing Commercial Cannabis Client Base

    AUTHOR: with urban-gro

    Lafayette, Colo. (November 3, 2016) – As the United States experiences rapid growth in the legal commercial Cannabis industry, urban-gro–the product solutions expert for the commercial Cannabis cultivator–has augmented its team with two new staff members including Cultivation Technologies Specialist Lydia Abernethy and Cultivation Technologies Business Coordinator Ben Barrett to the Lafayette, Colo., national headquarters....
  • November 3, 2016


    AUTHOR: Nick Caston with Care By Design

    November 2, 2016 (SANTA ROSA, CA): CARE BY DESIGN (, one of California’s leading medical cannabis companies released a new study today, providing a compelling look at how its patients utilize medical cannabis in their personal lives. The new study surveyed 800 patients mostly between 50 and 70 years of age. Of those surveyed, over...