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Cannabis Extraction Virtual Conference

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Cannabis Extraction Virtual Conference

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Lab Shopping: Highlighting the Need for Checks and Balances in Cannabis

Lab Shopping: Highlighting the Need for Checks and Balances in Cannabis

Cannabis, we have a problem. Legalizing adult use cannabis in California caused the demand for high-potency cannabis to increase dramatically over the last several years. Today, many dispensary buyers enforce THC minimums for the products that they sell. If smokeable...

Defining Hemp: Classifications, Policies & Markets, Part 1

Defining Hemp: Classifications, Policies & Markets, Part 1

What is “hemp”? The word “hemp” has many meanings. Historically the term has been used as the common name for the Cannabis sativa L. plant. Just like other plants, the cannabis plant has two names, a common name, hemp, and a scientific name, Cannabis sativa L. After...

How to Build a Brand that Lasts After Federal Decriminalization

How to Build a Brand that Lasts After Federal Decriminalization

Despite President Biden’s reticence in tackling cannabis reform, Senate Democrats led by Chuck Schumer of New York have insisted that they intend to move forward with descheduling and decriminalizing cannabis with or without the President. This begs the question, what...

European Cannabis is Starting to Look Like the US Market 10 Years Ago

European Cannabis is Starting to Look Like the US Market 10 Years Ago

As the cannabis industry — now estimated to be worth more than USD 200 billion — continues to erupt around the world, Europe is about to take off. This draws a parallel with the watershed legislative events of November 2012, when Colorado Amendment 64 and Washington...

How ERP Tech Helps Companies Manage Traceability & Process Control

How ERP Tech Helps Companies Manage Traceability & Process Control

Commercial real estate took a dive last year as companies began to work from home, but changing regulatory environments have opened doors to a new industry in need of property: cannabis. Growing rapidly at both the medical and adult use levels, cannabis businesses...

Charlotte’s Web Poised for Canadian Expansion

Charlotte’s Web Poised for Canadian Expansion

Charlotte’s Web Holdings, the company that just about launched the entire CBD industry, announced this week that they have just been approved for registration on Health Canada’s list of approved cultivars (LOAC) for 2021. Three of their proprietary hemp cultivars have...

Five Things Every Cannabis Business Needs Before They Open

Five Things Every Cannabis Business Needs Before They Open

When it comes to small business opportunities these days, few phrases give people the old dollar-sign-eyes more than “legal cannabis”. From states like Michigan where it’s been approved for both medicinal and adult use, to places like South Carolina where legalization...

Virginia Finalizes Legalization Plan

Virginia Finalizes Legalization Plan

On April 7, 2021, legislators in Virginia finally came to an agreement for their adult use cannabis legalization plan. Back in February of this year, lawmakers passed a bill to legalize adult use cannabis with a launch date of 2024, but Governor Ralph Northam wanted...

Political & Corporate Lobbying Influences Emerge in Cannabis

Political & Corporate Lobbying Influences Emerge in Cannabis

In a press release sent out this morning, a new coalition announced their launch to “end the prohibition, criminalization, and overregulation of cannabis in the United States.” The Cannabis Freedom Alliance (CFA) says their core values include federal descheduling,...

New Mexico Poised to Legalize Adult Use Cannabis

New Mexico Poised to Legalize Adult Use Cannabis

On March 31, 2021, legislators in New Mexico reached an agreement on SB2/HB2, a bill that legalizes adult use cannabis. The bill now heads to Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s desk, where she is expected to sign it. Following the conclusion of the regular legislative...

New York Legalizes Adult Use Cannabis

New York Legalizes Adult Use Cannabis

On March 31, 2021, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed The Marijuana Revenue and Taxation Act (MRTA) into law, legalizing adult use, home cultivation and possession of cannabis for adults over 21 immediately. Upon signing the bill this morning, previous...

FDA Issues Warning Letters on Marketing and Sale of OTC CBD Products

FDA Issues Warning Letters on Marketing and Sale of OTC CBD Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued warning letters this month to two companies concerning the marketing and sale of over-the-counter (OTC) drug products containing cannabidiol (CBD) as an inactive ingredient. The letters allege violations of the...

Cannabis Registry Reality Check: Privacy Must be Paramount

Cannabis Registry Reality Check: Privacy Must be Paramount

The task of preserving privacy for any records platform, especially a cannabis registry, cannot simply be relegated to ones and zeros lurking in some forgotten codebase. This past year taught us many lessons, especially related to the trauma unleashed by...

Wyoming Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Legalize Cannabis

Wyoming Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Legalize Cannabis

A bipartisan group of lawmakers in Wyoming have introduced a bill to legalize cannabis in the state’s legislature. First reported by Buckrail.com, HB0209 was assigned on March 2. The bill would legalize possession, home grow and sales for adults, as well as establish...