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Autopsy shows Odessa shooter was not under the influence at time of shooting

… states that Ator tested negative for amphetamines, methamphetamines, benzodiazepines, cocaine, opiates, cannabinoids, oxycodone and fentanyl.Read More

Bring it to Barb

The intriguing findings raises the possibility that THC and other “cannabinoids” might act as anti-aging molecules in the brain. Your body naturally …Read More

Meet THCP and CBDP: Study reveals the identification of two new cannabinoids

The group of researchers who released the study have been industrious in profiling cannabis and also identified two other cannabinoids, THCB and …Read More

Why isn’t the endocannabinoid system taught in medical schools?

A prime example is that there are more cannabinoid receptors in the brain than there are for all of the neurotransmitters put together,” he said.Read More

Controlled Substance Market Is Projected to Expand at a CAGR of ~7% from 2019 to 2027

However, the cannabinoids segment is projected to grow at a faster rate in the global market till the end of 2027, due to its extensive application in the …Read More

Chemistry matters – Know the cannaflavins

Cannabinoids and terpenes are relatively well known constituents of the Cannabis plant. The plant also contains a considerable amount of less known …Read More

In 2020 CBD Retailers Must Comply With New Florida Regulations

CBD products, under the regulations, must limit cannabinoids to total delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol concentration of less than 0.3% on a dry weight …Read More

Can CBD Oil Help Manage Your Arthritis Pain?

“I’ve also had many patients who seem to do better with the ‘full spectrum’ products—not just CBD, but multiple other cannabinoids, as well,” he …Read More

MAZAKALI’s List Of Things To Watch In Cannabis In 2020

Major League Baseball’s December 12th, 2019 decision to begin opioid testing and drop all natural cannabinoids, including THC, from its drugs of …Read More

The Power of Prevention: Pathogen Monitoring in Cannabis Cultivation and Processing Facilities

As the cannabis market matures and the value chain becomes modernized, it’s important to address product safety in a comprehensive way. In other areas of manufacturing, Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (HACCP) has been the standard for reducing hazards both for employees and for the products themselves. A Critical Control Point (CCP) is any […]

The Ultimate Guide to Intellectual Property Protection for Cannabis Businesses

As of this writing, one cannot register trademarks with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for cannabis products and services that “touch” the cannabis plant (i.e., cultivate, manufacture or dispense cannabis products), with the recent exception for certain hemp-based products and services, because use of trademarks must be lawful under federal law for federal […]

The Launch of Cannabis-Related ETFs In Europe

Here is the headliner: As of the second week in January, there will be a cannabis related exchange-traded fund (ETF), trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (or Deutsche Börse), the third largest stock exchange in the world and the meeting point between equities and the vast majority of institutional investment globally. The Medical Cannabis and […]

Top 75 Delaware Influencers, Blogs, Podcasts & Youtubers in 2020

Top 75 Delaware Blogs, Podcasts and Youtubers The Best Delaware Blogs from thousands of blogs on the web ranked by relevancy, social engagement, domain authority, web traffic, freshness and social metrics. Subscribe to these websites because they are actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their readers with frequent updates and high-quality information. Contents [show]  1 […]

Top 15 Champaign Influencers, Blogs, Podcasts & Youtubers in 2020

Top 15 Best Champaign Blogs, Podcasts and Youtubers The Best Champaign Blogs from thousands of blogs on the web ranked by relevancy, social engagement, domain authority, web traffic, freshness and social metrics. Subscribe to these websites because they are actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their readers with frequent updates and high-quality information. Contents [show]  […]

Top 5 Muskegon Influencers, Blogs, Podcasts & Youtubers in 2020

Top 5 Best Muskegon Blogs, Podcasts and Youtubers The Best Muskegon Blogs from thousands of blogs on the web ranked by relevancy, social engagement, domain authority, web traffic, freshness and social metrics. Subscribe to these websites because they are actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their readers with frequent updates and high-quality information. Contents [show]  […]

Top 5 Ocala Influencers, Blogs, Podcasts & Youtubers in 2020

Top 5 Best Ocala Blogs, Podcasts and Youtubers The Best Ocala Blogs from thousands of blogs on the web ranked by relevancy, social engagement, domain authority, web traffic, freshness and social metrics. Subscribe to these websites because they are actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their readers with frequent updates and high-quality information. Contents [show]  […]

Top 5 Hemet Influencers, Blogs, Podcasts & Youtubers in 2020

Top 5 Best Hemet Blogs, Podcasts and Youtubers The Best Hemet Blogs from thousands of blogs on the web ranked by relevancy, social engagement, domain authority, web traffic, freshness and social metrics. Subscribe to these websites because they are actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their readers with frequent updates and high-quality information. Contents [show]  […]

Top 5 Gastonia Influencers, Blogs, Podcasts & Youtubers in 2020

Top 5 Best Gastonia Blogs, Podcasts and Youtubers The Best Gastonia Blogs from thousands of blogs on the web ranked by relevancy, social engagement, domain authority, web traffic, freshness and social metrics. Subscribe to these websites because they are actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their readers with frequent updates and high-quality information. Contents [show]  […]

Top 5 Hagerstown Influencers, Blogs, Podcasts & Youtubers in 2020

Top 5 Best Hagerstown Blogs, Podcasts and Youtubers The Best Hagerstown Blogs from thousands of blogs on the web ranked by relevancy, social engagement, domain authority, web traffic, freshness and social metrics. Subscribe to these websites because they are actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their readers with frequent updates and high-quality information. Contents [show]  […]

Top 15 Olympia Influencers, Blogs, Podcasts & Youtubers in 2020

Top 15 Best Olympia Blogs, Podcasts and Youtubers The Best Olympia Blogs from thousands of blogs on the web ranked by relevancy, social engagement, domain authority, web traffic, freshness and social metrics. Subscribe to these websites because they are actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their readers with frequent updates and high-quality information. Contents [show]  […]

Top 5 Yonkers Influencers, Blogs, Podcasts & Youtubers in 2020

Top 5 Best Yonkers Blogs, Podcasts and Youtubers The Best Yonkers Blogs from thousands of blogs on the web ranked by relevancy, social engagement, domain authority, web traffic, freshness and social metrics. Subscribe to these websites because they are actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their readers with frequent updates and high-quality information. Contents [show]  […]

Top 5 Amarillo Influencers, Blogs, Podcasts & Youtubers in 2020

Top 5 Best Amarillo Blogs, Podcasts and Youtubers The Best Amarillo Blogs from thousands of blogs on the web ranked by relevancy, social engagement, domain authority, web traffic, freshness and social metrics. Subscribe to these websites because they are actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their readers with frequent updates and high-quality information. Contents [show]  […]

Canadian Cannabis 2.0: Going Beyond GPP

One year after Canadian recreational cannabis’s historic date of October 17th, 2018, in comes Cannabis 2.0, which will see edibles containing cannabis and cannabis concentrates enter the legal recreational market. As of October 17th, 2019, there are seven classes of legal cannabis products in the marketplace, making Canada an innovative leader in this evolving industry. The […]

Italy Sets New Pace For Recreational Cannabis & Domestic Cultivation

The Italian Supreme Court seemed to take a page from both Israel and Thailand last year (who announced exports and reform legislation on Christmas Day 2018). In the dying days of 2019, on December 19, the court ruled in what is basically a landmark decision for not only the country but the continent, that small-scale […]

Cannabis Economics & Creating Efficiencies for Profit Margin

News of cannabis glut and falling wholesale prices has been dominating the airwaves of late, despite some recent reports showing that prices are remaining steady. As legalization continues to spread across the nation, the industry is poised to become commoditized, especially in those areas where it has been legal for a longer period of time. […]

Consumer Protection Laws & CBD Products—What You Need to Know Before Going to Market

By now, cannabis companies have heard that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a slew of warning letters to sellers of CBD products for selling unapproved and mislabeled drugs and illegally adulterated food, as prohibited by the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. However, companies marketing CBD products should know that making any […]

How to Grow Cannabis Plants for Concentrate Production

While flower is still the most popular way to consume cannabis, the concentrates market is booming. Some predict concentrates will be nearly as popular as flower by 2022, with an estimated $8.5 billion in retail sales. That’s a lot of concentrates and, chances are, cannabis producers are already feeling the pressure to keep up. Concentrates […]

Preparing Your Recall Strategies

A product recall is the removal of a defective product from the market because it can cause harm to the consumer or place the manufacturer at risk of legal action. Although a recall is not something that companies want to be related to, preparing for it is very critical and it is an important part […]

Ionization Labs, Creators of Cann-ID® Hemp Potency Testing, joins National Association of State Departments of Agriculture as Industry Partner

The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) has teamed up with Ionization Labs as an industry partner to strengthen NASDA’s understanding of the issues and trends facing agriculture on both national and international levels. 02/05/20, 08:46 AM | Precision Farming, Processing & Supply Chain Ionization Labs, the developers of Cann-ID® , the industry […]

Cannabis Testing Market: Analysis and In-depth study on market Size Trends, Emerging Growth …

In 2018, the market size of Cannabis Testing Market is million US$ and it will reach … The content of the study subjects, includes a total of 15 chapters:.Read More

Sweet treat? Chewy trauma? Digesting the details

Forty-four per cent of cannabis users surveyed by Health Canada in 2019 said … Edibles’ reputation for potency is based in different pharmacological …Read More

Ill. Tax Dept. To Collect Privilege, Excise Taxes On Pot

Under the rules, cannabis — other than a cannabis-infused product — with a THC level at or below 35% will be taxed at 10% of the purchase price, …Read More

New Natural Cannabinoid Offers Greater Potency Than THC

Recently published work from an Italian research team describes how THCP may help scientists understand why some cannabis chemovars are more …Read More

Health risks with cannabis edibles can be short- and long-term, says deputy chief public health officer

“There are short- and long-term health risks associated with cannabis … “With cannabis vaping it comes in higher potency products so you can have a …Read More

What to know about medical marijuana

Across the country, the number of states legalizing medical cannabis, also … Potency varies by strain and form and are prescribed according to the …Read More

Michigan Town Buys ‘Nasal Ranger’ to Track Down Stinky Marijuana Plants

The user manipulates a dial on the side of the machine to evaluate the potency of the odor they are tracking. Denver police began using the device to …Read More

Cannabis Testing Market to Rise at Moderate CAGR of 11.9% CAGR Through 2025 – Agilent …

Worldwide Cannabis Testing Market Analysis to 2027 is a specialized and … The market expected to dominate by the potency testing in the 2025 by …Read More

Weed-related emergency room visits up after legalization in Illinois, doctors say

Those people are not ready for the potency of newer strains of pot, which … close to triple the number of cannabis-related ER visits after legalization.Read More

Marijuana Sales in 2019 Break a Record…With a Month to Go

Colorado marijuana dispensaries have set a new sales record for the sixth consecutive year, according to the state Department of Revenue.Read More

Opinion: Legal marijuana and the black market

With Illinois legalizing recreational marijuana, Kansas is increasingly an island of marijuana Puritanism in the Midwest. As more states create …Read More

After string of eight robberies, marijuana industry fights for change

A string of armed robberies at marijuana dispensaries around Denver has the industry on edge and asking for change. Police believe a series of eight …Read More

Concerns Raised About Illinois Recreational Marijuana Tax

Of the 11 states where recreational marijuana has been legalized, Illinois’ taxes are second only to the state of … Read More …Read More

At Port of Philadelphia, a K9 leads to marijuana seizure

“We opened up the parcel and inside there was about 500 grams or a pound of marijuana. The marijuana has a street value about $800,” he added.Read More

“It’s against federal law” Tennessee’s speaker clarifies stance on medical marijuana

(WVLT) — Tennessee’s State House officially goes into session next week, and House Speaker Cameron Sexton discussed his agenda for the year.Read More

Mayor Lori Lightfoot addresses legal marijuana, other issues, at City Hall press conference

CHICAGO — The mayor made herself available Friday for a press conference — opening herself up to questions, honing on a few topics. Among the …Read More

California’s Governor Offers Up New Plan to Spark Legal Marijuana Sales

California’s Adult Use of Marijuana Act, or Proposition 64, legalizing marijuana was passed in 2016. However, legal marijuana sales at dispensaries …Read More
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Marijuana recalled after possible sales in Bay City, Detroit

Kaytie Boomer | MLive.com. A jar of marijuana is grabbed off of a shelf at Roots Dispensaries located on Wilder Road in Bay County on Friday, Dec.Read More

Congress Will Debate Two Bills To Legalize Marijuana At Hearing With DEA Witness Next Week

A congressional committee will debate two bills to federally legalize marijuana and several other pieces of cannabis research legislation next week, …Read More

Customs Officials Seize More Than 2 Pounds Of Marijuana Disguised As Baby Clothing

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials in Baltimore seized more than two pounds of marijuana from Canada that were …Read More

Medical marijuana is Oklahoma tax bonanza

DURANT, Okla. — Nearly a year-and-a-half of legal medical marijuana sales is bringing record tax dollars to the State of Oklahoma. “I am shocked,” …Read More

Marijuana dispensary looks to open in Niles

Green Thumb Industries has submitted applications to the village to open a marijuana dispensary at 9621 N. Milwaukee Ave., a former Pearle Vision …Read More

Lightfoot ‘has the votes’ to pass marijuana consumption ordinance, puts kibosh on 606 …

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday put the kibosh on a plan to freeze development along the 606 trail, but said she “has the votes” and will forge ahead …Read More

Marijuana dispensaries beginning home deliveries

BURTON, Mich. (WXYZ) — Both recreational and medical marijuana users will soon be able to order products straight to their door. Licensed …Read More

Matt Every returns to PGA Tour after marijuana suspension: ‘I’m just ready to move on’

Every was suspended in October after he tested positive for marijuana, which is listed as a “drug of abuse” under the Tour’s current anti-doping policy.Read More

Altitude Dispensary Chain Issues Marijuana Mold Recall

Denver-based dispensary chain Altitude the Dispensary has issued a marijuana recall over mold and yeast concerns, according to a public health …Read More

California Governor Proposes Changes To Marijuana Regulations And Taxes

Another area that will be of particular interest for stakeholders is the governor’s plan for changes to marijuana taxes. The purpose of the proposed …Read More

3 Denver dispensaries recall marijuana products over high mold and yeast levels

Three Denver dispensaries issued a voluntarily recall on marijuana products Friday due to elevated yeast and mold counts. Altitude East, Altitude …Read More

Denver Marijuana Businesses Issue Voluntary Recall

DENVER, CO — Two Denver marijuana businesses have issued a voluntary recall after health officials found elevated levels of mold and/or yeast …Read More

Citronella Terpene (CAS 68916-56-3) Market 2019: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Key …

The market study on the global Citronella Terpene (CAS 68916-56-3) market will encompass the entire ecosystem of the industry, covering major …Read More

Global Styrenated Terpene Resin Market 2020 Assessment, Opportunities, Application And …

Market Research Explore recently published Global Styrenated Terpene Resin Market report provides an extensive study of current and future growth, …Read More

Aroma Chemicals Market 2018-2026 Chain Analysis, Upstream Raw Materials Sourcing and …

Increase in demand for terpene in end-use industries such as cosmetics, food & beverages, paints & coatings, rubber, and pharmaceuticals are driving …Read More
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Terpene Phenolic Resin (CAS: 68648-57-7) Market – Survey on Consumption Benefits 2025

In 2018, the market size of Terpene Phenolic Resin (CAS: 68648-57-7) Market is million US$ and it will reach million US$ in 2025, growing at a CAGR …Read More

Chemistry matters – Know the cannaflavins

Cannabinoids and terpenes are relatively well known constituents of the Cannabis plant. The plant also contains a considerable amount of less known …Read More

Terpene Resins Market 2019, Trend, CAGR Status, Growth, Analysis and Forecast to 2024

As per the Researchunt market industry research Global Terpene Resins market, global industry analysis, trend, size, share, growth in the database.Read More

CARES Act – Stimulus Package Won’t Aid the Cannabis Industry

On Wednesday, March 25, the United States Senate approved an estimated $2-trillion stimulus package in response to the economic impact of the COVID-19 outbreak. The legislation, formally known as the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act” (or the CARES Act), was approved by the Senate 96-0 following days of negotiations. One of the most […]

COVID-19 and Cannabis: Market Implications – Protocols for Safety, Sanitation & Distancing (Virtual Event)

The post COVID-19 and Cannabis: Market Implications – Protocols for Safety, Sanitation & Distancing (Virtual Event) appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal. Read More

Best Practices for Workforce Reduction

Due to anticipated contractions in the industry and concerns over a potential nationwide recession, cannabis industry employers may be planning on implementing large scale reduction in force (RIF) layoffs or employee furloughs to reduce payroll. While RIFs can provide business-saving cost reductions, they can subject an employer to substantial potential legal liability, including but not […]

Australia: Senate Committee On “Current Barriers To Patient Access To Medicinal Cannabis In Australia

Great it’s finally been published but let’s be honest if it wasn’t going to be buried before it certainly will be now. Coronavirus fallout will occupy Australia for at least 12 months. If we see any of the recommendations being acted on even by Q.1 2021 we’ll be very surprised. The report is 118 pp […]

MPP: Cannabis Advocates, Medical Professionals, and Law Enforcement Officials Release Open Letter to State Leaders in Light of COVID-19

Mar 20, 2020 Governors and legislative leaders urged to preserve and ensure cannabis access amid social distancing Washington, D.C. — In response to escalating efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 by social distancing, the Marijuana Policy Project and other organizations have released an open letter urging governors and legislative leaders to take necessary actions […]

DEA Publishes Notice of Proposed Rulemaking On Marijuana Research

The USA’s Drug Enforcement Administration and Department of Justice have published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding scientific and medical research on marijuana. Cannabis research in the USA has been held back by the DEA’s stance on the issue, although it has been increasing the amount of cannabis it wants produced for research over the […]

UN Votes to Delay Rescheduling of Cannabis for Second Time in Two Years

For the second time in two years, the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) has delayed a critical vote on the reclassification of cannabis. The CND met in Vienna, Austria from March 2-6. The vote is now expected to happen in December 2020. The discussion about reclassification of the plant, however, has been going […]

Access to Cannabis Is About to Get Easier in UK

As of March 2, right before the UN punted on reclassification of cannabis at the international level for another nine months, the UK government eased import restrictions for people in search of the drug. Specifically, licensed wholesalers will now be able to import larger quantities of cannabis-based products and hold supplies for future use by […]

Maine marijuana company sues state over residency requirement

Wellness Connection filed a lawsuit in federal court Friday against the Maine department that oversees marijuana policy, claiming that residency restrictions on owners of recreational cannabis businesses violate the U.S. Constitution. The Auburn-based company said the residency requirement is delaying its entry into the adult-use market because it needs more capital investment, which it said […]

Public Safety Canada: Announcement On Enforcement of Illegal Cannabis

Law Enforcement Related to Cannabis Background The Cannabis Act, which sets out the legal framework for controlling the production, distribution, sale and possession of cannabis across Canada, came into force on October 17, 2018. The two overarching objectives of the framework are to displace the illegal market and to keep cannabis out of the hands of […]

Brazil – Article: Judiciary Branch Takes The “Regulatory” Role For Cannabis Tillage In Brazil

Lack of specific regulation cannot prevent the planting of cannabis for medicinal and industrial purposes There has been a lot of discussion regarding the planting of cannabis in Brazil because the Brazilian Health Surveillance Agency – Anvisa published in December last year the RDC No. 327/19 to allow the manufacture, import and commercialization of cannabis-based […]

Press Release: DEA proposes process to expand marijuana research in the United States

WASHINGTON – Today, the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Department of Justice announced action to further expand opportunities for scientific and medical research on marijuana in the United States. The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking provides details on the proposed process and was filed for public inspection today, March 20.  The proposed rule will be published in the Federal […]

People v. Charles Hill, 2020 IL 124595.”Smelling and seeing cannabis justified probable cause for a police officer in central Illinois to search a man’s car, despite cannabis’ decriminalization”

The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Reports: SPRINGFIELD — Smelling and seeing cannabis justified probable cause for a police officer in central Illinois to search a man’s car, despite cannabis’ decriminalization and legalization for medical purposes at the time, a unanimous Illinois Supreme Court majority ruled Thursday. The justices were asked whether two 2016 laws — […]

Green Leaf Laboratory Gets First ISO 17025:2017 Accreditation in Oregon

The American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) published a press release yesterday announcing the accreditation of Green Leaf Laboratory, a cannabis testing lab based in Portland, Oregon. According to that press release, they are the first cannabis testing lab in the state of Oregon to achieve the ISO 17025:2017 accreditation. Rowshan Reordan, founder of Green […]

Illinois: Impact of marijuana legalization important lesson for employers

The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin reports The road to Illinois becoming the 11th state in the country along with the District of Columbia to legalize adult-use recreational cannabis was a long and winding one. Now that the law has finally gone into effect, however, human resources executives around the state are realizing that the real […]

COVID-19 Upends Events, Cannabis Labs Goes Virtual, Cannabis Quality Conference Contingency Plan Developed

Events across the globe have been postponed or canceled due to the coronavirus. COVID-19 is taking down many industries and leaving hundreds of thousands of people without jobs. At Innovative Publishing Company, our top priority is safety. In light of the recent travel restrictions and our concern over attendees’ safety, we have made the decision […]

US Hemp Roundtable Analyses FDA’s CBD Report To Congress

FDA Issues CBD Report to Congress More than a week after a Congressional deadline, FDA finally released its long-awaited report to Congress on the potential regulatory pathways for the sale of hemp-derived CBD products. Click here for the full report. There’s not much cause for celebration — FDA continues to kick the can down the […]

New York Lawmakers File Revised Marijuana Legalization Bill As Coronavirus Accelerates Budget

Marijuana Moment reports… New York lawmakers have rolled out a revised bill to legalize marijuana as uncertainty abounds about the state legislative and budgetary process amid the coronavirus outbreak. The proposal filed on Thursday, which would allow individuals 21 and older to purchase cannabis from licensed retailers and cultivate up to six plants for personal […]

Oregon: Green Light Law Group ” suggests recommendations to the Oregon Liquor Control Commission for rule changes”

Greetings from everyone at Green Light Law Group. We hope this finds you well and carrying on. Barring any unforeseen circumstances, the firm is and will remain OPEN FOR BUSINESS throughout this COVID-19 crisis. We are all working remotely and holding meetings over the phone or via video conference. Here are some important steps to […]

Infused Products Virtual Conference Coming on March 31

In the midst of a global pandemic with schools closing, businesses asking employees to work from home and events being canceled left and right, we have one event that will remain scheduled: The Infused Products Virtual Conference on March 31. The event is complimentary for attendees to register. Click here to sign up for this […]

Covid-19 Update

We know you are concerned about Covid-19. We are too. Our Association is built on networking, interpersonal interaction, and in-person events. But in this uncertain time, we understand that keeping our members, our families, and our communities safe is the most important thing we can do. So, over the next few weeks, you will see some changes. Starting […]

USA: State By State Update

States  Alabama Senate Approves MMJ Bill Families plea for lawmakers to pass MMJ bill Summary of MMJ Legalization Efforts  Alaska Rep. Don Young sent constituents survey on whether vets should get MMJ  Arizona Ballot measure endorsed by former backers of rival campaign Warning labels, tax, MMJ studies get tentative House OK House allows children with autism […]

Coronavirus Guidelines for the Cannabis Industry

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently recognized COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, a pandemic. What can cannabis businesses do to help reduce transmission? At the time of this writing, community transmission of COVID-19 has been observed in every continent except Antarctica. While China and South Korea are showing signs of containment, with […]

Market of the Beast: Cannabis Sustainability with EcoWaste

AUTHOR: HEATHER ALLMAN ON THE BURNER— Interview with Arman Zeytounyan, CEO and Co-Founder of EcoWaste in California The “Beast” in this scenario is cannabis sustainability, and the distinct lack thereof. The market for change is wide open, and here’s the perspective of one man and the vision of one California company who is getting an […]

International Supply Chains: Considerations for European Imports

The recent decision in Germany on the reclassification of CBD (kudos to the European Industrial Hemp Association) as something other than “novel” has now opened an interesting new discussion in Germany and by extension, Europe. It basically means that hemp plants, if they are European in origin, can be grown (under the right regulatory structure […]

Document: Canada’s Opening Remarks for the General Debate of the 63rd Session of the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs Presented by Michelle Boudreau

Presented March 2 2020 here is the English preeamble As Members are aware, Canada continues to implement our strict regulatory framework for cannabis, as a domestic public health approach. We do not advocate for this approach as a solution for other States. This framework is comprised of four elements: strict access controls with an emphasis […]

Press Release: Headset Launches New, Free-To-Use Cannabis Markets Insights Tool

Press Release: Headset, a provider of data and analytics in the cannabis industry, announced this week the launch of Insights Pulse, a free-to-use tool that allows you to understand market trends and maintain a high-level read on legal cannabis. With Insights Pulse, you can compare markets over time and put data in context at the category-level. […]

Girl Scouts Allege Misappropriation By Cannabis Edibles Company

Harris Bricken’s Canna Law Blog reports….. As usual, we’ve been monitoring both brewing and active trademark disputes in the cannabis space, and the most recent example involves the institution that is the Girl Scouts. For background, here are some of the other disputes we’ve covered in the past: Kiva Lawsuit Highlights the Cannabis Industry’s Ongoing […]

5 Factors to Keep in Mind When Entering the Regulated Market

It’s a different world growing cannabis in California- in fact, it’s a completely different experience than it was even four years ago. It can be overwhelming to begin the process, which is where an experienced cultivation consultant can help. This article will highlight 5 factors to keep in mind before you begin growing in California’s […]

FDA Issues Update on CBD: Still Working, Still Waiting

On March 5, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a press release to the public about their work on devising a regulatory framework for cannabidiol (CBD) products. The FDA also submitted a report to Congress on their rulemaking progress. The main theme of the report is the same story we’ve been hearing […]

Cannabis Labs / Food Labs 2020 Agenda Announced

EDGARTOWN, MA, March 11, 2020 – Innovative Publishing Co., the publisher of Cannabis Industry Journal and organizer of the Cannabis Quality Conference & Expo is announcing the agenda release for the Cannabis Labs Conference. The event will address science, technology, regulatory compliance and quality management as they relate to the cannabis testing market. It will […]

PWC UK Starts Cannabis Practice

The Big Four firm becomes the latest major player to explore the market, and follows in the footsteps of DLA Piper, which launched a cannabis law practice last month. Big Four accounting firm PwC is planning a move into the U.K.’s nascent cannabis market, several people close to the situation have said. Source:  https://www.law.com/international-edition/2020/03/10/pwc-plans-uk-cannabis-play-as-budding-sector-goes-mainstream/ Read […]

New Jersey: Court: Medical marijuana patients can’t be fired for testing positive for cannabis

NJ Biz reports… Medical cannabis patients in New Jersey are protected by the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination and cannot be fired for failing a drug test due to medical cannabis, the New Jersey Supreme Court decided Tuesday. The Wild v. Carriage Funeral Holdings Inc. decision reaffirmed an earlier appellate court decision. Justin Wild was fired […]

San Antonio woman’s CBD use leads to firing, lawsuit

The San Antonio Express News writes… San Antonio drug counselor Melanie Farr early last year started taking CBD oil to help with her multiple sclerosis. Farr, 48, placed drops of CBD oil under her tongue. It improved her gait, eased her pain and lowered her blood pressure. But it also got her fired after she […]

How to Insure Long Term Sustainable Growth and Profitability in the Cannabis Industry

The post How to Insure Long Term Sustainable Growth and Profitability in the Cannabis Industry appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal. Read More

European Union and Russian Approaches to Registering Cannabis Trademarks

IP Watchdog reports…”Recent case law demonstrates that judicial bodies in the European Union and Russia have taken the stance that cannabis signs and slogans are not acceptable as trademarks as they are contrary to public interest.” The report goes on to say EU General Court Weighs in on CANNABIS STORE AMSTERDAM At the end of […]

CARES Act – Stimulus Package Won’t Aid the Cannabis Industry

On Wednesday, March 25, the United States Senate approved an estimated $2-trillion stimulus package in response to the economic impact of the COVID-19 outbreak. The legislation, formally known as the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act” (or the CARES Act), was approved by the Senate 96-0 following days of negotiations. One of the most […]

COVID-19 and Cannabis: Market Implications – Protocols for Safety, Sanitation & Distancing (Virtual Event)

The post COVID-19 and Cannabis: Market Implications – Protocols for Safety, Sanitation & Distancing (Virtual Event) appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal. Read More

Best Practices for Workforce Reduction

Due to anticipated contractions in the industry and concerns over a potential nationwide recession, cannabis industry employers may be planning on implementing large scale reduction in force (RIF) layoffs or employee furloughs to reduce payroll. While RIFs can provide business-saving cost reductions, they can subject an employer to substantial potential legal liability, including but not […]

Custom Designed Packaging: Is it Right for Your Cannabis Product?

There are numerous plastic bottle and closure manufacturers in the cannabis industry today. And, there is a significant quantity of common bottle and closure styles as well. Many companies manufacture the same or similar products as their competition. But what if you’re searching for something different? Something unique that no one else has? A plastic […]

Clean Grow Still Failing? Check for Endophytic Mold

The journal Frontiers in Plant Science recently shared an important article from researchers at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, highlighting the “Pathogens and Molds Affecting Production and Quality of Cannabis Sativa.” As a chemist focused on the science of preventing and mitigating mold in greenhouse and indoor cannabis grow facilities, this piece was fascinating […]

Introducing The Brand Marketing Byte

Cannabis Industry Journal is pleased to announce our partnership with Pioneer Intelligence on this new series of articles. This is the first installment of The Brand Marketing Byte. Pioneer Intelligence uses data to benchmark marketing performance of consumer-facing cannabis brands across three areas: social media, earned media and web-related activities. At present, Pioneer takes in […]

Quality in Manufacturing CBD Products: Q&A with the CEO of Medterra

The Center for Food Safety is a non-profit public interest and environmental advocacy organization. They work to protect public health and the environment by helping curb the use of harmful food production and promoting organic production and other sustainable agriculture practices. Earlier this month, the Center for Food Safety launched a new campaign in the […]

COVID-19 Upends Events, Cannabis Labs Goes Virtual, Cannabis Quality Conference Contingency Plan Developed

Events across the globe have been postponed or canceled due to the coronavirus. COVID-19 is taking down many industries and leaving hundreds of thousands of people without jobs. At Innovative Publishing Company, our top priority is safety. In light of the recent travel restrictions and our concern over attendees’ safety, we have made the decision […]

Infused Products Virtual Conference Coming on March 31

In the midst of a global pandemic with schools closing, businesses asking employees to work from home and events being canceled left and right, we have one event that will remain scheduled: The Infused Products Virtual Conference on March 31. The event is complimentary for attendees to register. Click here to sign up for this […]

International Supply Chains: Considerations for European Imports

The recent decision in Germany on the reclassification of CBD (kudos to the European Industrial Hemp Association) as something other than “novel” has now opened an interesting new discussion in Germany and by extension, Europe. It basically means that hemp plants, if they are European in origin, can be grown (under the right regulatory structure […]

5 Factors to Keep in Mind When Entering the Regulated Market

It’s a different world growing cannabis in California- in fact, it’s a completely different experience than it was even four years ago. It can be overwhelming to begin the process, which is where an experienced cultivation consultant can help. This article will highlight 5 factors to keep in mind before you begin growing in California’s […]

Cannabis Labs / Food Labs 2020 Agenda Announced

EDGARTOWN, MA, March 11, 2020 – Innovative Publishing Co., the publisher of Cannabis Industry Journal and organizer of the Cannabis Quality Conference & Expo is announcing the agenda release for the Cannabis Labs Conference. The event will address science, technology, regulatory compliance and quality management as they relate to the cannabis testing market. It will […]

How to Insure Long Term Sustainable Growth and Profitability in the Cannabis Industry

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