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Major Cannabis research and development facility sets up in Kelowna

Kelowna Daily Courier features, “Flowr Corporation and Hawthorne Canada break ground Thursday for this 50,000-square-foot cannabis research and development facility on McCarthy Road at Kelowna’s northern boundary with Lake Country. — Flowr’s partner in the research and development facility is Hawthorne Canada, a subsidiary of the plant science and fertilizer company Scotts Miracle-Gro. Hawthorne will […]
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Southern California recreational cannabis firms struggle with product shortages, licensing and black market

MJ Biz Daily reports, “Growing pains” is an understatement to describe Southern California’s tumultuous recreational marijuana marketplace.” The biggest issue is probably that 65% to 70% of cities and counties still ban commercial cannabis,” said Alex Traverso, spokesman for the Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC), which oversees marijuana storefronts and delivery businesses. Read more at […]
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Navigating the marijuana sector: Q&A with Chris Hagedorn, GM of Scotts Miracle-Gro unit Hawthorne Gardening

MJ Biz Daily reports, “The Ohio company’s subsidiary, Hawthorne Gardening in Vancouver, Washington, has more recently helped cultivators with a trickier plant than carrots or Kentucky bluegrass: cannabis. “ The whole industry is going through a shift right now. It’s certainly had a short-term negative impact on our business – a lot of customers, a […]
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