As a relatively new industry, cannabis is growing in leaps and bounds. Thanks to the normalization and legalization of our favourite plant, retailers and producers are developing better technologies for crafting and improving cannabis products and user experiences. Cannabis is at the forefront of a host of new technologies set to improve breeders rights, processing and extraction, and overall, the customers experience from seed to sale.
Read on to discover some of the new kinds of tech being incorporated behind-the-scenes to advance the cannabis industry.
Cannabis has been legal in Canada for just over two years now. For the first time in our country’s history it is available for public consumption, taxed, and regulated by the government. In a previous post, we talked about the long road to legalization, and here we’ll talk about the retail boom that followed.
Looking at the ways technology is helping producers grow their plants in more efficient and sustainable ways. These new technologies might not seem important to the average cannabis user, but behind-the-scenes, they are paving the way forward for producers to grow the best product possible and to do it sustainably.
As a relatively new industry, cannabis is growing in leaps and bounds. Thanks to the normalization and legalization of our favourite plant, retailers and producers are developing better technologies.
The process of growing and refining cannabis products can be detrimental to the environment, with high water and energy consumption required to produce the product. And though many growers are moving towards more sustainable practices, some responsibility still falls on consumers to do their due diligence when it comes to selecting sustainable brands and taking care of their waste at home.
The burgeoning cannabis industry is set to increase production drastically, and cannabis consumers are beginning to realize the impact that their cannabis consumption can have on the environment. In fact, the terpenes found in cannabis are classified as Volatile Organic Compounds that can contribute to air pollution through the cultivation and manufacturing process. So how do we keep our grass “green” as an industry?
Cannabis is a versatile plant that has been used around the world for years. Originating in Asia, it made its way to North America due to its value in being a fast-growing and useful source of leaves, seeds, and oil. Hemp is a variety of the plant that has been cultivated for centuries for everyday use.
Recreational cannabis has been legal in Canada since 2018. However, every province and municipality has its own rules. We are proud to be one of Ontario’s trusted and authorized cannabis retailers. Our goal is to help cannabis explorers make informed and educated decisions around their cannabis exploration, let our compass be your guide.
“We wanted to create a brand that was representative of Canadians, especially here in Northwestern Ontario,” said Carroll. “When you come into our stores it actually looks like the inside of a timber frame cottage or camp.”