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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SC Labs Develops Comprehensive Hemp Testing Panel

The California-based company has developed an ISO-accredited hemp testing panel that tests for a variety of contaminants, designed to cover requirements set by every state in the country.

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CU Boulder, Charlotte’s Web Begin Sleep & Anxiety Studies

The University of Colorado-Boulder and Charlotte’s Web Holdings have announced a collaboration on a preclinical sleep and anxiety study to investigate the effects of full spectrum hemp oil on sleep quality and anxiety.

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Amazon Now Backs Federal Legalization

In a blog post published yesterday, Amazon’s Senior Vice President, Dave Clark, announced the company’s support for the MORE Act and their updated drug testing policy.

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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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Growing the Seed of Sale: Integrating Security with Business Opportunity

Security is critical, and thankfully, growers and providers have many tools available to protect their investment. For those businesses in the cannabis market looking to supplement their security operations with other workforce but may not have the budget or infrastructure to do so, remote security operations services are something you should consider.

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The New Delta 8 THC Market: A Q&A with the Founders of DeltaVera

The rise of the new delta 8 THC market has highlighted the ingenuity of cannabis entrepreneurs and the intricacies of the cannabis plant. In this piece, we sit down with the founders of DeltaVera, Sam Andrus and PK Isacs to learn more about their mission and the fascinating molecule they are betting on.

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Support Grows for Federal Cannabis Legislation with the SAFE and CLAIM Acts

Legislation moving through Congress would provide banking and insurance protections for cannabis and cannabis-related businesses without the threat of federal penalties

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ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation Falls Short for Cannabis Testing Laboratories

Kathleen May, founder of Triskele Quality Solutions, provides insight on where ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation may not be sufficient guidance for cannabis testing laboratories to operate in a compliant and safe manner.

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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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