Leaders in Cannabis Formulations: Part 2

In this series of articles, Aaron Green sits down and interviews a number of industry scientists and executives leading cannabis formulation companies. In Part 2, Green chats with Jesse Lopez, CEO and Founder of Geocann, a global cannabis organization based in Fort Collins, Colorado with technical formulation expertise and the exclusive global rights to multi-patented drug delivery system technologies.

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A Look at the Rise Of The East Coast Cannabis Market

With New York, New Jersey and Virginia legalizing adult use cannabis recently, there are a lot of new market opportunities afoot on the East Coast. In this piece, Chistov analyzes how the market differentiates from the West.

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Virginia Finalizes Legalization Plan

On July 1, 2021, Virginia will officially legalize adult use cannabis, following the state’s legislature approving the governor’s amendments to their plan. The state of Virginia has now finalized their legalization plans, setting in motion the launch of the very first legal adult use cannabis market in the American South.

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Political & Corporate Lobbying Influences Emerge in Cannabis

Two new lobbying coalitions have emerged recently in the cannabis legalization movement, sparking some support, some backlash and mounting skepticism. One is backed by the Koch family and conservative thinktanks and another by the tobacco and alcohol industries.

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New Mexico Poised to Legalize Adult Use Cannabis

Legislators in New Mexico have finalized a bill that establishes a regulatory framework for legalizing adult use cannabis sales. The bill heads to Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s desk, where she is expected to sign it soon.

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

The FDA issued warning letters to two companies this month, alleging FD&C Act violations stemming from marketing new drugs without approval. Companies marketing CBD products should be careful not to market OTC drugs containing CBD.

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Flower-Side Chats Part 3: A Q&A with Harvey Craig, CEO Harvey’s All Naturals and Co-Founder of Boot Ranch Farms

In this series, Aaron Green sits down and interviews a number of integrated cannabis companies and flower brands. In Part 3, Green chats with Harvey Craig, CEO Harvey’s All Naturals and co-founder of Boot Ranch Farms, to learn more about their sustainable farming practices and how they process their material for wellness products.

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Cannabis Registry Reality Check: Privacy Must be Paramount

States across the US are grappling right now with how to securely implement new cannabis patient registries amidst increasing data breaches and patient privacy concerns. Addressing those privacy concerns and HIPAA compliance is only the beginning.

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Wyoming Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Legalize Cannabis

A bipartisan group of lawmakers in Wyoming have introduced a bill to legalize and regulate cannabis this week. Polling showed a majority of Wyoming residents support cannabis legalization, shortly after two neighboring states legalized cannabis in 2020.

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Jane & Leafly Join Forces: An Interview with Socrates Rosenfeld, CEO of Jane

Aaron Green sits down and interviews Socrates Rosenfeld, CEO of Jane, about their recent strategic partnership with Leafly. The partnership combines two of the largest online tech platforms in the North American cannabis market.

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