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Statement on Cannabidiol for the FDA

Project CBD responds to the Food and Drug Administration's call for statements on the use of CBD. By On September 14, 2017 Sept. 13, 2017 The legal and regulatory status of cannabidiol (CBD), a component of the cannabis plant with a huge therapeutic upside, has...

5 Ways CBD Can Improve Your Health

Cannabidiol (CBD) is the non-psychoactive chemical compound found inside the cannabis plant. It’s all over the news right now, and science is finally paying it a lot of attention due to discoveries in its ability to potentially treat a wide variety of physical,...

CBD and Parkinson’s Disease

Scientists at the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Kentucky have identified a previously unknown molecular target of cannabidiol (CBD), which may have significant therapeutic implications for Parkinson’s Disease (PD). Read Full Article at: CBD Report CBD...

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AOAC International Names New CSO

AOAC International Names New CSO

AOAC International, an independent nonprofit standards development organization has announced the appointment of Dr. Katerina (Kate) Mastovska as their new deputy executive director and chief science officer. Dr. Katerina Mastovska Most recently, Dr. Mastovska served...

A Guide to Dispensary Insurance

A Guide to Dispensary Insurance

As a business owner, insurance is always a must. If you are interested in entering into the cannabis industry or you already have, it’s important to know what to expect when it comes to insuring your cannabis-related business. That’s why we’ll be exploring what...

Connecticut Launches Adult Use Sales

Connecticut Launches Adult Use Sales

The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection approved nine licenses for dispensaries to commence adult use sales on Tuesday, January 10. While nine were approved, just seven began adult use sales today. Connecticut also launched its “Clean Slate & Cannabis...

Cannabis in 2023: Here to Stay, but Major Challenges Remain

Cannabis in 2023: Here to Stay, but Major Challenges Remain

2022 brought more change and visibility to the cannabis industry than nearly any year before. Two of five legalization ballot measures passed, bringing the total number of states with legal medical or medical and recreational laws to 39. President Biden issued an...

Investment Strategies for Entering the European Cannabis Market

Investment Strategies for Entering the European Cannabis Market

For U.S. venture capitalists (VCs), the burgeoning European cannabis market provides opportunities to break into the industry on the heels of adult-use legalization. Germany has set its sights on implementing a recreational market by 2024, and the country, along with...

New York Launches Adult Use Sales

New York Launches Adult Use Sales

On December 29 just before the end of 2022, New York officially launched legal adult use sales in the state, but at only one location. The nonprofit dispensary Housing Works Cannabis Co. held a grand opening party complete with music, speeches from politicians and...

2022 Cannabis Labs Virtual Conference: December Program

2022 Cannabis Labs Virtual Conference: December Program

2022 Cannabis Labs Virtual Conference: December Program Sponsored by Avivatech & Millipore Sigma Click here to watch the recording Agenda Potency Inflation: The Problem, the Causes and the Solutions Sarah Otis, Quality, R&D Manager, Anresco Laboratories Erik...

Catching up with Jushi Creativity: A Q&A with Dre Neumann

Catching up with Jushi Creativity: A Q&A with Dre Neumann

Jushi Holdings is a large multi-state operator with a massive national footprint and a presence in key markets, including Pennsylvania, Illinois, Virginia, Massachusetts, Nevada, Ohio and California.  About a year and a half ago, Aaron Green interviewed Andreas “Dre”...

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