Here’s an inside look at what it takes to grow marijuana on a commercial scale – Hartford Business

Dressed in medical scrubs and a hairnet, Curaleaf Senior Cultivation Manager Adam Raleigh surveyed a sterile, brightly-lit “flower room” filled with rows of maturing cannabis plants, as the overwhelming smell of marijuana created a thickness to the air. Equipped with millions of dollars worth of lighting, temperature control and other infrastructure, the Massachusetts-based company’s Simsbury grow operation is a well-honed modern manufacturing facility. Raleigh said all the high-end equipment Curaleaf uses allows the company to specify and automate the grow process in order to ensure quality while producing at scale. “[The equipment] affords us the luxury to make sure we’re…

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Six strains for Election Day stress

Six strains for Election Day stress – Leafly Leafly Leafly ® Loading… Where are you from? noyes Remember me for 30 days. I confirm that this is not a shared device. Darn! You’re not old enough to use Leafly. Redirecting you to By accessing this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Elections aren’t particularly relaxing for anybody, especially during a pandemic. Luckily in the Great White North, we’re blessed to have one of the best remedies around—legalized cannabis. No matter which side of the political spectrum you fall on, voting can be stressful. So why not…

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Here’s an inside look at what it takes to grow marijuana on a commercial scale – Hartford Business Journal

Dressed in medical scrubs and a hairnet, Curaleaf Senior Cultivation Manager Adam Raleigh surveyed a sterile, brightly-lit “flower room” filled with rows of maturing cannabis plants, as the overwhelming smell of marijuana created a thickness to the air. Equipped with millions of dollars worth of lighting, temperature control and other infrastructure, the Massachusetts-based company’s Simsbury grow operation is a well-honed modern manufacturing facility. Raleigh said all the high-end equipment Curaleaf uses allows the company to specify and automate the grow process in order to ensure quality while producing at scale. “[The equipment] affords us the luxury to make sure we’re…

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Stratford planners to talk recreational pot rules – CTPost

STRATFORD — Land use officials in town are discussing possible regulations to allow for recreational cannabis dispensaries. A “general discussion” of the issue is on the agenda for the Planning Commission’s meeting Tuesday. Sales of recreational marijuana won’t begin anywhere in the state until at least next year, despite a law legalizing cannabis Gov. Ned Lamont signed in June. In the meantime, many municipalities are issuing bans or moratoriums on the sale of the substance. Stratford has not yet taken a position on allowing recreational marijuana sales. In May the Zoning Commission unanimously approved a $20 million pot production facility…

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Most edibles out as NJ opts for slow start to legal marijuana – New Jersey 101.5 FM

TRENTON – Early next year or sooner, whenever legal sales of recreational marijuana begin in New Jersey, the dispensary shelves will not include some products that have proven popular in other states with state-regulated cannabis marketplaces. Brownies are out, cookies are out, gummies are out – though lozenges are in. However, unlike the industry’s frustration with the state’s handling of license applications – which includes still not awarding winners from a 2019 solicitation that for a time was delayed by lawsuits, as well as missing this weekend’s start for accepting new applications – groups seem generally OK with the state’s…

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Power & Politics: Lamont’s emergency powers; the cannabis countdown; redrawing the political map – News 12 Bronx

News 12 Staff Sep 18, 2021, 10:57pm Updated on: Sep 18, 2021, 10:57pm Gov. Lamont wants to stretch the state’s COVID-19 emergency into 2022. If it expires, homeless shelters could face a crisis. Also, when could we see marijuana retail stores pop up in Connecticut? These issues and more on this week’s Connecticut Power & Politics.

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Legalizing recreational marijuana: Will Ohio be next? – LimaOhio.com

Products are hung at the 20 Past 4 store in Jackson County, Michigan. The retail area at 20 Past 4 Provisioning Center, 3590 Ann Arbor Road in Leoni Township, on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. Recreational marijuana flower is arranged at 20 Past 4 in Jackson County, Michigan. ins{background:none;} LIMA — Ohio could become the next state to join the growing list that has legalized recreational marijuana. The last decade has brought sweeping reform of marijuana laws across the country. Nineteenstates, as well as Guam and Washington, D.C., have made recreational marijuana legal, or are in the process of doing so,…

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Vigil pays tribute to slain 21-year-old man from Bridgeport – News 12 Connecticut

News 12 Staff Sep 18, 2021, 10:13pm Updated on: Sep 18, 2021, 10:13pm The Bridgeport community came together to support the family of slain 21-year-old Jamel Hayden and to thank police for their speedy arrest of a suspect in this case. Exactly three weeks after Hayden was shot to death on Lincoln Avenue, police said they arrested a 16-year-old suspect Friday morning. A small group of residents and elected officials came together Saturday to hold what they called a “vigil of thanks” for progress in the case. The group says they want Hayden’s loved ones to know they are not…

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