This Pot Company Is Cleaning Up The Weed Industry With Aeroponics - Cannabis News

GrowX’s aeroponics-enabled cannabis cultivation system requires 95% less water than traditional agriculture, and yields up to 300% more green.

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The 'Tesla of cannabis' is opening a massive, custom-built marijuana greenhouse – Cannabis News

A marijuana cultivator that's been called the "Tesla of cannabis" is bringing the industry out of the darkness and into the light — literally.

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New Mexico Tribe Puts Up Land for $160M Medicinal Greenhouse – Cannabis News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- On a patch of tribal land in western New Mexico, a company plans to build a $160 million state-of-the-art greenhouse for researching and growing medicinal plants, including marijuana.

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2017’s Hottest Cannabis Technology Innovations – Cannabis News

This year, the cannabis industry is fixing to see a massive explosion in technological innovation as legalization continues to spread at a staggering pace.

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Legal Pot Farmers Hope to Grow a Green Energy Revolution – Cannabis News

Electricity-intensive cannabis production has a big carbon footprint, but with legalization, some eco-conscious growers want to make pot a shining model of sustainability.

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Growing marijuana at home could become as easy as plugging in a machine and walking away – Cannabis News

More and more people are going to be interested in growing their own marijuana after this year’s US election, which made marijuana usage legal both recreationally and medically in even more states.

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Where Marijuana Plants Flourish Under Energy-Saving LED Lights – Cannabis News

As cannabis has increasingly gone legitimate, electric utilities have struggled to cope with the intensive energy demands of the proliferating industry.

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The Great Marijuana Greenhouse Debate – Cannabis News

A greenhouse industry expert looks at whether it is better to retrofit existing greenhouses, or to purpose-build greenhouses for marijuana growing.

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Plans for massive marijuana greenhouse in Massachusetts advance – Cannabis News

On the eve of a vote that could legalize recreational marijuana in Massachusetts, a Colorado company is preparing to build the state’s largest marijuana greenhouse, a sprawling, high-tech complex that could eventually expand to nearly 1 million square feet.

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The Cannabis Industry Goes High-Tech – Cannabis News

Tech businesses of all sizes are trying to get in on the ground floor of the newest gold rush.

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Denver firm raises money to build marijuana greenhouses – Marijuana News

Construction on a GrowCo marijuana greenhouse in Colorado. Image: GrowCo via Denver Business Journal

Two Rivers Water & Farming Co. said it's raised $5.5 million to support its subsidiary that builds greenhouses for marijuana growers.

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As the cannabis industry expands, more growers are looking to greenhouses - Marijuana News

A 30,000-square foot GGS greenhouse range under construction in Arizona for medical marijuana production. Image: GGS Structures Inc.

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The legalization of marijuana is not only taking the cannabis industry out of the shadows; it’s also moving it outdoors and into the sunshine.

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Uprooting the cannabis industry’s lighting technology

An Errba COAS™ (Cannabis Optimal Absorption Spectrum) LED panel. Image via Errba Spectrum

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LED lamps, while still controversial, are being touted by some cannabis entrepreneurs as a low-energy, environmentally-friendly way to control the industry’s costs.

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The Green Rush: Finding Tech Business Opportunities Within The Cannabis Sector

Grow room at a Denver facility. Image: WeedWorthy.com
 
Technology will play a huge role in the cannabis industry’s future legitimacy.
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Marijuana Industry Growth in Denver Sparks Warehouse Space Crunch

Cannabis grow operation in a Denver warehouse. Image: WeedWorthy.com

“It’s all just getting snatched up by these marijuana people.”

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Marijuana-growing spikes Denver electric demand, challenges clean-power plan

Robert Grandt works in the grow room at 3D Cannabis Center in Denver on March 11. Marijuana growing facilities contributed to the city's energy use increase. (RJ Sangosti, The Denver Post)
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Metro Denver’s surging legal marijuana industry means surging energy usage in the region.
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Cannabis Grow System Aims to Turn Home Grows Into A Smartphone Accessory

Jonathan Ofir poses with a prototype of his Leaf system.  (International Business Times/Joel Warner)
 
An entrepreneur says his sleek, fully automated “plug ’n’ plant” hydroponic system, controlled via users’ smartphones, will bring cannabis growing out of the closet, or basement.
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Legal Marijuana Cultivation Is Driving A Technology Revolution In Industrial Agriculture

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“Cannabis is spurring on an ag-tech revolution,” said Troy Dayton, CEO of ArcView Group, a cannabis-industry research firm in Oakland, California.
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