Pot growers eye high-tech future at New West Summit
The rapidly growing recreational marijuana industry is moving on from the "stoner" stereotype. Tie-dye has been traded in for suits and ties.
The nascent cannabis industry, once primarily small businesses, is quickly automating processes from handmade to industrial scale to keep up with demand.
SunGrown Zero provides solar driven indoor cultivation systems.
Attendees of the New West Summit conference in Oakland, California, take a break in the sound-bathing room.
The Stashaweigh is a Bluetooth-connected smart scale and locking container for storing marijuana. It's operated via a phone app.
A PathogenDX sample holder can be used to detect 40 bacterial contaminants in each of 12 samples with a 6-hour test process. The company showed a new version of its technology at the New West Summit marijuana show.
A "balloon bong" by balloon artist Addi Somekh at the New West Summit marijuana show.
PathogenDX CEO Milan Patel
PathogenDX CEO Milan Patel explains his company's microbe-detecting technology at the New West Summit marijuana show.