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5 Things to Know about Canada's Marijuana Legislation

Posted by Celia Daly on Apr 20, 2017 9:27:19 AM

Last week, Canada finally released its much-anticipated marijuana legislation, making it the second country in the world after Uruguay to legalize marijuana for recreational usage. This is an important moment in the development of cannabis as a global industry and we are all watching Canada take on this new challenge. At Surna, we like to stay up to date on everything cannabis-related and have been watching these developments carefully. Now that legislation has been presented, we’ve put together 5 things you should know about how Canada got here and what recreational marijuana will look like for the nation.

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Topics: cannabis, marijuana cultivation, cannabis legalization, legalization, 2017 cannabis, cannabis legislation, legislation, canada, marijuana legislation, canada cannabis, canada marijuana

August Newsletter: Indoor Ag Turns to Cannabis

Posted by Celia Daly on Aug 31, 2015 7:37:54 AM

Each month, we publish a newsletter discussing a trending topic within the cannabis industry and how it shapes Surna’s philosophy. To be one of the first to receive this information, be sure to sign up for our email list.

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Topics: featured, growing, indoor, vertical farming, legalization, cultivation technology, indoor agriculture, newsletter, Our Perspective

July Newsletter: Growing Demand for Studies and Legalization

Posted by Celia Daly on Aug 11, 2015 7:07:28 AM

Each month, we publish a newsletter discussing a trending topic within the cannabis industry and how it shapes Surna’s philosophy. To be one of the first to receive this information, be sure to sign up for our email list.

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Topics: cultivation, featured, legalization, newsletter, Our Perspective

June Newsletter: Dropping Prices Demand Efficiency

Posted by Celia Daly on Jun 29, 2015 7:17:03 AM

Each month, we publish a newsletter discussing a trending topic within the cannabis industry and how it shapes Surna's philosophy. To be one of the first to receive this information, be sure to sign up for our email list at the bottom of the page.

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Topics: cannabis business, increase yield, lighting, Surna reflector, chiller, dehumidifier, efficiency, hybrid, legalization, newsletter, Our Perspective

State of the Cannabis Market: Infographic

Posted by Celia Daly on Jun 25, 2015 7:57:05 AM

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Topics: featured, legalization, Our Perspective

Cannabis Takes D.C.

Posted by Celia Daly on May 7, 2015 7:53:56 AM

Last week, we participated in MPP's Lobby Days and attended Arcview's Investor Forum in Washington, D.C. Here's our recap of the events:

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Topics: featured, Inside Surna, legalization, shows

One Year of Legal Recreational Cannabis: Where the Cannabis Industry Stands

Posted by Celia Daly on Dec 30, 2014 7:37:42 PM

In Colorado this week, the first year of legally sanctioned cannabis sales since Prohibition began comes to a close. Of course, cannabis remains illegal at the federal level, but there is a vibrant market here in Colorado—and, in many ways, what makes this past year so notable is its lack of notoriety. For Coloradans who don't participate in the cannabis market, life is not significantly different now than it was one or even five years ago. For those who do sell or consume, life tends to be a little bit better.

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Topics: featured, legalization, year in review, Our Perspective

Cannabis: The Big Winner of 2014 Elections

Posted by Celia Daly on Nov 5, 2014 10:34:46 PM

Republican victories across the nation may dominate the headlines, but the biggest winner of the 2014 midterm elections is cannabis. Oregon and Alaska, the two states considering recreational legalization measures, both voted to end prohibition, as did our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. While voters in Florida clearly support medical marijuana (with 57.6% voting yes), patients there will have to continue to wait as Florida requires a 60% majority to pass a ballot initiative.

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Topics: legalization, Our Perspective

The Future of Cannabis: Extracts and Infusions

Posted by Celia Daly on Nov 3, 2014 5:31:25 PM

In late October, I had honor of attending The Infused Product and Extraction Symposium organized by The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA). The venue was elegant and the room was filled with suits that were surly containing very high-powered and business savvy professionals which now overwhelm the numbers of tie-dyed brothers and sisters of this industry’s rebellious past. To say that the air was saturated with the inspiring excitement of this innovative and prolific new industry would be an understatement indeed. From Dixie Elixirs to Eden Labs, this first-of-its-kind conference gathered the best and brightest in the world of cannabis oil extraction and product infusion to discuss the future of these practices and the rapidly expanding regulations surrounding their continuance. Here we’ll talk about why this side of the industry is here to stay, and walk up-and-coming entrepreneurs through the fundamentals of starting a successful business in this sector.

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Topics: legalization, shows, extraction, Our Perspective

Benefits of Regulation

Posted by Celia Daly on Oct 30, 2014 7:21:50 AM

Here at Surna, we are big fans of regulating the cannabis industry. Why? Because regulation leads to job creation, tax revenue and a decrease in availability to minors, not to mention a better understanding of what exactly it is that you are buying.

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Topics: legalization, Our Perspective

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