Cost Cutters

Faced with falling wholesale prices, growers can lower costs by saving on labor, using LEDs and mixing their own nutrients With wholesale cannabis prices tanking, growers are under huge pressure to keep a lid on costs to survive in today’s hotly competitive market. Here are … [Continue]

Planting the Seeds of Success

CannTrust adds cultivation space, aims for consistency, and teams with an alcohol broker to meet Canada’s adult-use demand Anticipating last fall’s start of adult-use marijuana sales in Canada, CannTrust took three steps. The Ontario company: Beefed up its cultivation facilities to meet recreational cannabis demand, … [Continue]

Science + Ethics

A California infused product maker relies on potent growth formula of science, local partnerships and an ethical supply chain to scale As interest and investments in cannabis-infused beverages grow, one California manufacturer is quickly carving out its niche—and expanding its market share. Christopher Schroeder and … [Continue]

Five Questions with Brian Mulroney and Kevin Murphy

The high-flying cannabis industry is attracting former congressmen, presidents and prime ministers—not to mention bigwigs from IBM and other mainstream companies. Among the latest to join the green rush: former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, who accepted a seat on the board of Acreage Holdings, … [Continue]

GreenStop Aims to Slash Dispensary Wait Times With Vending Machines

The recreational marijuana industry is just getting its foothold in California, but GreenStop already wants to shake up the market through automation. GreenStop believes automated vending machines designed to serve multiple customers simultaneously could slash wait times at dispensaries and bring more money to retailers. … [Continue]