Cultivation

Aurora Cannabis lays off 30 staff, ‘indefinitely’ pauses operations at Alberta facility

Aurora Cannabis Inc. says it is indefinitely pausing operations at one of its Alberta facilities and laying off a few dozen staff.

The Edmonton-based cannabis company says the pause will occur at its Aurora Sun property in Medicine Hat, where it will layoff about 30 workers.

Aurora spokeswoman Michelle Lefler says that the moves are expected to be complete around Dec. 18.

Mexico is poised to legalize marijuana, but advocates don’t like the details

It's the moment for which advocates of legal marijuana here have been waiting: Mexican lawmakers, working under a court order, have until mid-December to finalize rules that will make the country the world's largest market for legal pot.

Advocates have long argued that legalization would put a dent in the black market; allow for safe, regulated consumption; create jobs; and cut down on crime.

All About Cannabis Trichomes, the Incredible Chemical Factories of Marijuana

When you think about it, the cannabis plant is a pretty amazing specimen. Not only do these green leafy plants have the potential to boost creativity and productivity in an individual, but they also have some amazing medical uses for conditions ranging from Alzheimer’s Disease to eating disorders.

How Canadian cannabis firms lost millions on bad greenhouse deals

When Aurora Cannabis acquired greenhouse design firm Larssen in late 2017, it was a shot across the bow of rival Canadian marijuana producers.

In short, the Alberta-based producer was signaling to the industry it intended to win the “funded capacity” race at any cost – even if that meant buying the company designing your greenhouse.

1 Big Question to Ask Yourself Before Buying Aurora Cannabis

Let's call it like it is. Aurora Cannabis (NYSE:ACB) is an underperforming stock, with its shares down more than 90% over the last 12 months. That's not only worse than the S&P 500, up over 12% during the same period, but it's not even close to the Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences Index ETF, which includes many of Aurora's peers and has fallen by 46%.

Climate Change Impacts Cannabis

 

No matter how we define it, the last twelve months have been a challenging year.

Naturally, weather plays a significant role in cultivating outdoor crops of any variety. Since the beginning of time, farmers have paced the floor during significant weather events, praying for as little damage as possible. However, this year, significant weather disasters have caused massive losses to farmers all across the nation, prompting experts to sound the alarm on climate change.

Cannabis Revenue Boosts Canadian Agriculture During Pandemic

Canada’s agriculture sector avoided the general economic decline caused by the COVID-19 pandemic because of a significant boost in cannabis sales.

Canada’s agricultural sector bucked the general economic decline caused by the coronavirus during the first half of the year due to strong cannabis sales, according to Statistics Canada figures outlined by Moose Jaw Today.