Vertical Farming: New Horizons for Cannabis Growers

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Vertical farming has officially been a “thing” since 1915, though some scholars theorize that the Hanging Gardens of Babylon were built on a kind of hydroponic technology as early as around 600 to 500 BC. While it’s far from a new concept, more and more people are beginning to believe that the world needs vertical-farming solutions now more than ever, as the world’s population continues to grow. And with good reason, cannabis growers are turning to vertical solutions for cultivating their own special crops as well. Vertical farming, simply put, is the practice of stacking crops and produce one on top of the other, rather than growing them horizontally (i.e., in the ground). There are simple vertical gardens that are basically pots of soil stacked on top of each other,…
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The 3 Biggest Challenges the Cannabis Industry Will be Facing in the Future

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There is no doubt that we are watching the cannabis industry start to come into its own. Like with any emerging market, the cannabis industry is going to have its ups and downs. This list is by no means a comprehensive list of the challenges businesses in this space will be facing over the coming years, but it is the three I believe will be the toughest for them to face. Big Names Entering the Space If there is anything that can scare fearless cannabis entrepreneurs, it's the day companies like Monsanto, and Philip Morris enter the cannabis space. These big names will come with big money and a drive to monopolize the industry. Organizations like the Open Cannabis Project see this coming and have taken measure to keep cannabis…
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Colorado Cannabis Group Takes Root at Industry Network

Colorado Cannabis Group Takes Root at Industry Network

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Colorado is the inception point for the entire cannabis industry The State of Colorado is the birthplace of legal recreational cannabis in the United States and in many cases, Colorado is the model and source of information used by other States to create their own pathway to both medical and recreational cannabis legalization. Colorado is home to the finest cannabis cultivators, the top legal and regulatory minds in the cannabis industry, die hard cannabis advocates, amazing cannabis dispensaries and dedicated cannabis industry employees and business owners, making it the most successful of the legalized states. Now Colorado has the cannabis group it deserves. A place for the cannabis industry and a group for Colorado cannabis The Cannabis Associates Network is a Colorado-Based cannabis industry networking platform and is home to…
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Why Pharma Companies are Fighting Marijuana Legalization

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Marijuana—taboo for some, panacea for others—has been gaining ground in the great national debate for its acceptance, not just as a recreational drug, but also as a viable medicine. A debate will always have at least two sides arguing, and on the podium opposing marijuana legalization stands a group with arguably the most influential and major voices in the field of health care—pharmacists. To be specific, it’s not the small-time pharmacists who hate marijuana; it’s the big pharmaceutical (a.k.a. Big Pharma) companies who do. But why is that? Why do they have to be against a substance that’s been proven to be a safer alternative painkiller to regular narcotics? Perhaps these may be some of their reasons.  A Few Variables on Marijuana Are Not Fully Understood Yet Cannabis is still…
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New Morning-After Hangover Herbal Remedy Raises The Bar On Indiegogo

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The Sunday Morning Pharmaceuticals group will be launching am Indiegogo campaign for their flagship product, Sunday Mornings Hangover Helper on January 30th. Set to run for 30 days, the campaign seeks to raise $10000 for marketing and ongoing product development, and will allow persons to secure multiple packages of the herbal-based remedy for as little as $19 USD (early bird special), each containing their proprietary powdered mix and two capsules. Unlike current products on the market that require ingestion prior to drinking, while drinking, or before going to bed, Hangover Helper was designed to be taken the morning after, effectively serving as a ‘Plan B’ for intoxication. Created, compounded, and packaged in the U.S. by a registered pharmacist, this FDA-compliant herbal and homeopathic hangover relief and rehydration formula contains an…
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