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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Kelab Analitica Becomes First Accredited Cannabis Lab in Colombia

In a press release published late last week, Perry Johnson Laboratory Accreditation announced they have accredited Kelab Analitica to ISO/IEC 17025:2017, making it the first cannabis testing laboratory in Colombia to attain accreditation.

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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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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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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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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 2

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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Flower-Side Chats Part 4: A Q&A with Adrian Sedlin, CEO & Founder of Canndescent

In this series, Aaron Green sits down and interviews a number of integrated cannabis companies and flower brands. In Part 4, Green chats with Adrian Sedlin, CEO and founder of Canndescent, to learn more about their brand and product marketing as well as their recent social equity brand, Justice Joints.

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Lab Shopping: Highlighting the Need for Checks and Balances in Cannabis

Josh Swider, Co-Founder of InfiniteCAL, shares his concerns regarding labs working more like profit centers than public safety agents.

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