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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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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A new 3D-printed cannabis inhaler lets doctors administer medical marijuana remotely – Cannabis News

Made with 3D-printing technology, the inhaler comes in two variations—one for individuals and for medical institutions.

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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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Fascinating Ways That Virtual Reality and Cannabis Are Intersecting – Cannabis News

The future is now! Virtual reality technology is here and quickly improving.

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LEDs Light Up Indoor Farming and Marijuana Cultivation – Cannabis News

We speak with Randy Mortensen, who heads up a division of Lighting Science focused on cannabis and indoor agriculture.

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Budding industry: LED lights used for life support systems can grow marijuana – Cannabis News

A former NASA researcher who spent his time looking into plant-based life-support systems for long-duration space missions has a new focus: indoor cannabis cultivation.

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SuperCool™ Systems Files Patents on its Unprecedented Pod Indoor Gardening Format

The company unveils its unique growing concept: a portable, self-sustained, customizable, energy-efficient and sealed environment that can be constructed and used nearly anywhere, by virtually anyone.

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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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The Current State of Cannabis Technology – Marijuana News

Technology is rapidly adapting to the cannabis industry. Whether it is working towards improvements on the agriculture side or creating cannabis friendly social media, technology is being used to solve some challenging issues in this new industry.

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Why hasn’t Big Pharma developed mass market marijuana? – Marijuana News

With companies marketing drugs directly to consumers promising cures for almost anything, an increasingly destigmatized cannabis seems a likely target for the industry’s next game-changing medicine.

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Facebook shuts down medical marijuana pages in New Jersey – Marijuana News

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Three of New Jersey's five medical marijuana dispensaries have had their business pages shutdown by Facebook, cutting off what advocates call an integral place for customers to learn about which plant strains best treat their illness and where to find discounts.

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Washington State Patrol eye new marijuana DUI testing technology – Marijuana News

SEATTLE -- Washington state troopers are keeping a close eye on their colleagues in Colorado who continue testing new technology aimed at keeping drivers high on marijuana off the road.

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Uprooting the cannabis industry’s lighting technology

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

Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy ~

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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California marijuana farmer develops pot delivery app

Joshua Artman developed a duo of apps that connect cannabis growers with dispensaries and users. Image: JOHN BURGESS / The Press Democrat

Julie Johnson ~ The Press Democrat ~

Near the heart of the remote Round Valley in Mendocino County, a back-to-the-land father and cannabis farmer is trying to get in on the ground floor of an industry that could skyrocket if recreational use of marijuana is legalized in California next year.
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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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