Connecticut Set To Legalize Cannabis

The bill passed Connecticut’s House and Senate and now heads to governor Ned Lamont’s desk, where he is expected to sign the bill into law, making Connecticut the 19th state to legalize adult use cannabis.

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How Effective is Your Internal Auditing Program?

How effective is your internal assessment program to proactively identifying and mitigating business risks? In this piece, Vaillencourt addresses common questions that cannabis businesses ask when developing an audit program and provides some tips for staying on top of self-assessments to avoid costly compliance fines.

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Flower-Side Chats Part 6: A Q&A with Fabian Monaco, CEO of Gage Cannabis

In this series, Aaron Green sits down and interviews a number of integrated cannabis companies and flower brands. In this Part 6, Green sits down with Fabian Monaco, CEO of Gage Cannabis, to learn more about the Michigan market, what he looks for in cultivation partners and his criteria for geographical expansion.

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Mark Your Calendars: The Cannabis Extraction Virtual Conference

On June 29, 2021, Cannabis Industry Journal is hosting the Cannabis Extraction Virtual Conference. From Noon to 5pm EST, you’ll get access to five veterans of the cannabis extraction market.

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Challenges with Process Scale Up in Cannabis/Hemp Extraction

Process scale up is a challenging endeavor in many industries, but it is even more challenging in the cannabis/hemp industry. What equipment you use, what parameters you implement, and what solvents and reagents are involved are all contributing factors to the scalability of your process. In this piece, Darwin Millard explores the common mistakes made during process scale up and how to avoid them.

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Bio-Rad Aspergillus PCR Test Gets AOAC Approval

According to a press release published earlier this month, the Bio-Rad iQ-Check Aspergilllus Real-Time PCR Detection Kit has received AOAC International approval.

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The Importance of Smart Cannabis Packaging

Technology in cannabis packaging is advancing. Blockchain-supported tracking, QR codes and authenticity markers can help companies keep track of supply chain logistics and prevent counterfeiting simultaneously.

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CBD Blending, Transportation & Supply – How Sustainable Manufacturing Can Improve Your Cost-Efficiency at all Stages

Rachel Morgan helps address the biggest challenges faced by CBD manufacturers and suppliers, answering some of the most frequently asked questions.

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Flower-Side Chats Part 5: A Q&A with Bob Fireman, CEO of MariMed, Inc.

In this series, Aaron Green sits down and interviews a number of integrated cannabis companies and flower brands. In this Part 5, Green sits down with Bob Fireman, CEO of MariMed, Inc. (OTCQX:MRMD) to learn more about the history of MariMed and its recent equity facility from Hadron Healthcare Fund that has them poised for continued growth.

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Defining Hemp: Classifications, Policies & Markets, Part 1

The cannabis plant is an incredibly versatile plant used in numerous applications: construction materials, textiles, composites, bioplastics, food ingredients, phytochemicals, CBD products, and so much more. Or is that hemp? In this two-part series, Darwin Millard takes the reader down the hemp rabbit hole and discusses how the global market has evolved the definition of hemp over time and the challenges posed by trying to have your cake and eat it too. Millard proposes that we adopt policies for market protection of hemp products through standardization, not bifurcation of the cannabis plant.

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