Portfolio Category: Cannabis Tech

Staying Compliant—and Profitable—with Fyllo

Cannabis is regulated more tightly than most businesses. Regulations issue from cities as well as states, and constant changes are the exception rather than the rule. This was the case even before the Covid-19 pandemic, and the situation is even more volatile now: more than 500 regulatory updates have been posted since lockdowns and quarantines…
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Hash Making Process and Equipment

Hash is produced when the trichomes (resin glands) of the cannabis plant are separated and concentrated, with little or no contamination that can reduce potency and quality. Inside the juicy organic factories of the trichomes, THC, CBD, and multiple terpenes are produced in abundance. Solvents (usually butane) are routinely used to complete the hash extraction…
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The Science Behind the Entourage Effect

Thanks to their efficacy and popularity, THC and CBD have become well-known acronyms among medical professionals and patients alike. Research into their medicinal effects has revealed their usefulness for an ever-expanding list of health issues. But pure THC and CBD extracts may not offer the best possible therapeutic results. A growing number of researchers believe…
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Advantages in Vertical Integration

Vertical integration in cannabis unites cultivators, extractors, manufacturers, and retailers under one umbrella. Business consolidation in cannabis and hemp may be inevitable, thanks to the COVIDcannab-19 pandemic and preexisting trends that were already carrying the industry in that direction. On the eve of the New Year, before the coronavirus had made its presence known, industry…
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Identifying and Removing Fungal Pathogens in Cannabis

Government regulatory agencies in most countries have strict guidelines about levels of allowable fungi contamination. Achieving the required purity can be challenging when fungus infestations are significant, which they often are.  High-Tech Methods for Fungus Resistance Fungal invasions have damaged sensitive cannabis plants in locations across the globe. In response to ongoing problems with crop…
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Online Ordering Platforms Find Renewed Purpose During Pandemic

Online ordering platforms are now the retail destinations of choice for individuals who can legally purchase cannabis supplies, whether for medical or recreational uses. Ecommerce Technology Responds Amid Crisis The Covid-19 pandemic has been accompanied by widespread business closures. Retailers who remain open did so with an “essential services” designation, signifying their capacity to deliver…
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Building Confidence in the Cannabis Marketplace

To grease the wheels of progress, a Palo Alto, California, company called Confident Cannabis is revolutionizing the way the cannabis industry functions. They’ve used their technical expertise to engineer software solutions that will centralize and unify the wholesale cannabis trade, which has been stuck in ‘flying by the seat of your pants’ mode for too…
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Furloughs, Layoffs, and Losses: Covid-19 Takes a Hit on Cannabis

The Covid-19 outbreak and associated quarantine have caused problems for every industry, and cannabis is no exception. After a quiet first few weeks, the initial round of layoffs, furloughs, and scaling back in planning has begun. There will almost certainly be more to come, and the long-term job prospects for those who’ve been sent home…
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Wraparound Dehumidification Technology for Cannabis Grows

In these conditions, sensitive cannabis plants become vulnerable to mold, powdery mildew, and bud rot (Botrytis). In addition, moisture-saturated environments inhibit the uptake of nutrients from the soil. This scenario creates further stress for the plants, which thrive only when humidity is precisely controlled. Many growers attempt to manage humidity levels through the use of…
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New Cannabinoid Discovery: THCP

Research into the properties of cannabis is ongoing, and new discoveries are the order of the day. As exploratory technology advances, researchers are learning more about the profoundly fertile nature of the Cannabis sativa plant. One fascinating development is the recent discovery of a new pair of cannabinoids with similar chemical structures to tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and…
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