As California Prepares to Vote on AUMA, Cultivators Seek Ways to Cut Costs and Streamline Operations in the Nation’s Largest Medical Marijuana Market

Leading cultivation experts at urban-gro to speak at multiple industry conferences in the Golden State in the coming months Sonoma County, Calif.  (September 29, 2016) – California’s Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA) vote is likely the most closely watched marijuana industry vote in November, and if the Golden State votes to legalize adult use, the move would put unprecedented pressure …

As Massachusetts Prepares to Vote On Adult Use, Medical Cannabis Cultivators Expand to Increase Patient Access

  Leading cultivation expert urban-gro to speak at NCIA’s Q4 Quarterly Cannabis Caucus in Boston on Oct. 13 BOSTON (September 27, 2016) – Massachusetts Commercial Cannabis Cultivators will see their ranks grow to over 60 state-licensed operations in the next year, offering patients better access to critical medicine, but also putting pressure on growers to lower their cost per pound. urban-gro, …

urban-gro Launches #IAmWithNCIA Call Campaign

Use Your Cell Phone’s Dial-Out Feature for Good – Call Congress Today You could be playing Pokemon Go, taking vacation photos, or liking images on Instagram – but if you really want to move the needle on Cannabis legalization, look to the app with the old fashion phone handle. After the DEA filing refusing to reschedule marijuana, it might literally …

“All the Rage: Converting to a Greenhouse”

Are you ready for a greenhouse? urban-gro’s cannabis lighting product expert and VP of Lighting Product Solutions, Shelly Peterson will be presenting at the Spring Marijuana Business Conference & Expo in Orlando, FL taking place May 9 – 11, 2016 in Orlando, FL. Her topic is “All the Rage: Converting to a Greenhouse.” If you are wondering why only now, has …

Two Cannabis-pesticide related bills Colorado legislators might tackle in 2016

For those who grow cannabis in a commercial facility two bills before the Colorado legislature that might be tackled this year are noteworthy that relate to pesticides. One deals with the “Pesticide-free Cannabis Certification Program” and the other is “Rules for Allowed Cannabis Pesticides”. According to the Colorado Springs Independent, “when it comes to passing and implementing new regulations, state …