Anatomy of a Cannabis Plant

Cannabis. Bud. Sensimillia. It goes by many names but what actually makes up a cannabis plant? While the distinctive fan leaves have become the iconic symbol of cannabis, it’s the female flower buds that are harvested for their cannabinoid-rich content. Here, we take a look at the anatomy of a cannabis plant beyond buds and leaves and explain why

Indica vs Sativa, Does it Matter?

How can you predict the quality and effect of a strain of cannabis? For a start, asking “indica or sativa?” is categorically the wrong question. In truth, these categories mean less and less in a market where virtually all strains have been hybridized for decades.

Medical marijuana users, and anyone who has stepped into a dispensary recently, might be familiar

What Are Terpenes?


Shakespeare was right when he wrote ‘That which we call a rose. By any other word would smell as sweet’... and it’s all thanks to terpenes. Terpenes are the basic chemical components of the fragrant oils that give plants, herbs, leaves and flowers their unique aromas. Their purpose is to repel or attract certain insects to help the plant

Introducing SunLab Nano


Canadian cannabis cultivation is making a quantum leap. Thousands of Canadians are legally registered to cultivate medical cannabis today, and tens of thousands more might receive that right upon adult use legalization. The perception around neighborhood pot plants is shifting from guard dogs to gardening, and stealth is giving way to pride.

The laws are not the only thing changing

Introducing Tantalus Labs Apparel


Tantalus Labs was founded to build a brighter future for cannabis by transitioning its cultivation out of the shadows and into specialized greenhouses, fueling plant growth with natural, full-spectrum sunlight.

It’s been exceptionally exciting to watch SunLab shift from a construction project to a cultivation facility, containing thriving plants ready to show the world how Sungrown cannabis can be

Tantalus Labs Obtains Cultivation Licence


Tantalus Labs Has Received A Licence to Cultivate Cannabis in Canada

We’re here. At last. It is the 45th awarded under the ACMPR (“Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations”) regulations, and the 10th in British Columbia.

We are beyond stoked, and judging by the reaction on Twitter, we have a few friends who are just as excited as

How Robots Run our Cannabis Company


A small army of robots work twenty-four hours a day at Tantalus Labs. They talk to each other, and to us. They have drastically shaped our enterprise.

It started from humble beginnings, to see if Slack, a digital team collaboration tool, could work with us. It did. But then we tested how far we could push Slack to work for

Top 9 Smokin’ Beautiful Spots of Vancouver

Vancouver is an incredibly beautiful city with a strong West Coast vibe.

While real estate prices may surge sky-high, the city is also full of parks and public places that won’t cost you a dime to visit. If you know the right spots, you can find your own free slice of paradise.

The mountain framed skyline attracts people from

Tantalus Labs Receives British Columbia's First Water Licence for Cannabis

Water License

Tantalus Labs announces today that it has received the first Water License issued to a cannabis company in British Columbia. Furnished under the Water Sustainability Act (WSA), the license showcases Tantalus Labs' commitment to effective groundwater resource management and sustainably produced cannabis.

Tantalus Labs utilizes specialized sungrown cultivation technology, natural odour filtration, and an innovative rainwater collection and filtration system.

High in Howe Sound

The Approach

It isn’t easy to get there, but it’s well worth the effort. Watching the sun set and then rise, from the top of an island peak, bookends the type of rejuvenating sleep money can’t buy.

After a boat ride across the sound and a 2+ hour hike, straight up, the reward is a flat platform on which

Team Sungrown


SunLab Gets Fresh Paint


At Tantalus Labs, we don’t take design lightly.

We believe that neglecting the details of visual expression would fail to honour the plants we grow and the people we serve. Our mission to usher this plant into a brighter future is core to our philosophy, and it’s this value system that we draw from to guide our decisions.

SunLab Sneak Peek

In late July, Tantalus Labs held an event to bring together friends, family, and close supporters. On offer was an advanced screening a short film that we created to launch SunLab. It’s the first time that we have unveiled so much of this unprecedented piece of technology.

It was a night filled with enthusiasm for the future of #Sungrown

Force of Nature: #Sungrown


The following article was originally published on VolteFace

Such is Sutton’s enthusiasm for au naturel ‘Sungrown’ cannabis – which is cultivated in, and nourished by, British Columbia’s best and brightest sunbeams, that, Tantalus are currently constructing a state-of-the-art outdoor cultivation facility in the evocatively named Maple Ridge, British Columbia. Once they get the governmental go-ahead, Tantalus will be free

Back Into The Light

The following article was written by Meghan Ridley and was originally published on

Sun-Grown Game Changing at Tantalus Labs

Making the trek through the winding Canadian backroads to Tantalus Labs leaves one feeling as if they are on the cusp of a unique experience. Upon arriving at the sprawling 120,000-square-foot facility of greenhouse revolution, there is an