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Cannabis growers use technology and automation to cut costs and promote safety amid downturn, pandemic

June 8, 2020

In a recent article by Marijuana Business Daily, they discuss how cannabis growers are leveraging technology and automation to maximize efficiency and worker safety. Read an excerpt from the article, mentioning points from an interview with Front Range Biosciences' CEO and Co-Founder, Dr. Jonathan Vaught:

"Companies that were on the fence about buying new technology or adding automated equipment have been spurred by the crisis to move forward.

"'COVID is accelerating companies' plans and technology implementation,' said Dr. Jonathan Vaught, CEO and Co-Founder of Lafayette, Colorado-based Front Range Biosciences, a cannabis biotech firm.

"[Dr.] Vaught at Front Range Biosciences emphasized that many cannabis companies are focused on workplace safety.

"'It's about using tried-and-true methods to protect your workers and keep operations going without having 30% of your team going out sick or on quarantine.'"

Read the full article here.

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