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Don’t Reinvent the Wheel: A Tour of ASTM Standards for Cannabis – Part 1

 

In the realm of consumer safety, minimum standards form a critical safety net that allows businesses and regulators alike with necessary guidelines. In this series of articles, we will explore specific ASTM International standards that have already been developed and published by its Committee on Cannabis.

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VT’s 1st Delta-9 Beverages Are Here to Socialize

 

Cannabis Industry Journal had a quick call with Ryan Chaffin, Director of Business Development at Upstate, to learn more about their new Delta-9 beverage launch.

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Navigating the Cannabis Industry: Risk Management for Profitability

 

The cannabis industry is growing and changing at an unprecedented pace, creating immense profit potential and putting a spotlight on the array of risks for those in the arena.

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Highlights from NoCo Hemp Conference Panels: How did we get here, and where are we going?

 

David Vaillencourt and Bethany Moore attended the 10th Annual NoCo Hemp Conference and Expo in Estes Park, Colorado. Educational panels included a wide array of topics covering both the fiber and industrial potentials of hemp products as well as the plant’s supplemental and dietary applications. Their attention focused on consuming the policy and regulatory discussions held throughout the day on Thursday, April 11.

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Be ready! How to Prepare for a State Cannabis Inspection

 

On average, cannabis operators are visited one to two times each year for state inspections, one time for insurance purposes, and one time for banking purposes. In this article, we focus on how to prepare for three types of state regulatory inspections: pre-operational, unannounced, and renewal. However, the basics of preparing for a state regulatory inspection apply to all inspections, including those for banking and insurance purposes.

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Navigating the Future: A Glimpse into ASTM Committee Week and the Blueprint for Cannabis and Hemp Standards

 

Quotes from David Vaillencourt, CEO of The GMP Collective; Alena Rodriguez, S3 Collective, and Darwin Millard, The Spock of Cannabis.

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Making the Cannabis Industry SAFER for America

 

Although it’s unclear when the SAFER Banking Act will get time on the floor, Senate leadership is adamant about tackling it in the near future. With the bill out of committee, there are a number of reasons cannabis industry stakeholders should be excited about this development.

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Sustainability in Cannabis Packaging: Balancing Preservation and Environmental Impact

 

Honing in on sustainable packaging isn’t just a good move for the environment. It’s also more cost-effective, less labor-intensive and allows you to provide consumers with the best possible version of your flower—no matter how far through the supply chain it’s had to travel before hitting retail shelves.

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Cannabis in Texas: A Look Ahead to Legalization and Beyond

 

The demand for cannabis in the Lone Star State is strong. With the likelihood of a fully-functioning medical cannabis market coming soon, and the possibility of decriminalization not too far behind, it’s clear that the future of cannabis is bright in Texas.

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