The gene pool

The gene pool

Cannabis breeding and genetics could be the next big opportunity for cannabis licensed producers. At this point in time, there isn’t much breeding going on among Canadian licensed cannabis producers. However, some companies such as Tantalus Labs in Vancouver B.C.,...
Cannabis testing 101

Cannabis testing 101

Before the regulation of the cannabis industry, consumers would simply trust their “source” and fire up their organic bud grown with love. Depending on the grower, the flower may have been cultivated organically and free of pesticides and fungicides. Or, maybe not. As...
Dr. Jane Goodall works with Neptune Wellness on new products

Dr. Jane Goodall works with Neptune Wellness on new products

Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. announced April 21 has entered into a partnership with renowned primatologist and anthropologist Dr. Jane Goodall to develop a plant-based wellness brand called Forest Remedies. The brand is said to develop hand sanitizer products,...
Why we unionized

Why we unionized

Budtender shares why she became one of the first in private cannabis retail to join a union The actual act of unionizing felt abrupt. One week, my coworkers and I were discussing the state of affairs in our shop and the industry as a whole. The next week, we were...
Bracing for COVID-19

Bracing for COVID-19

Crisis management expert shares business advice on navigating through a pandemic Now is not the time for half measures. Suzanne Bernier, an internationally-recognized crisis expert, is calling for businesses to be more proactive in combatting the spread of...
VIDEO: Focus on cannabis security

VIDEO: Focus on cannabis security

Grow Opportunity’s sister publication Canadian Security recently held a roundtable discussion on security in the cannabis industry. The event brought together security experts from the Canadian cannabis industry, as well as vendors that offer security-related services...