Navigating Compliance: Practical Application of Fit-For-Purpose

In this piece Millard explains the concept of “fit-for-purpose” and how this can be applied to navigating regulatory compliance in the US cannabis/hemp marketplace.

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GMPs & Cannabis Manufacturing

Kathleen May, Founder of Triskele Quality Solutions, provides a roadmap to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) compliance for manufacturers in the cannabis industry.

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Learning from The First Wave Part 3: Seven Basic Questions About Local Cannabis Ordinances & Real Estate

In this three-part series, cannabis lawyer and compliance expert Todd Feldman takes a look at how laws shape California’s supply chain, constrains business practices and affects the cost of doing business. In Part Three, we analyze local regulations.

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Cannalytics Becomes First Accredited Cannabis Lab in Puerto Rico

According to a press release, A2LA accredited Cannalytics to ISO 17025:2017, making it the first cannabis testing laboratory to attain accreditation in Puerto Rico.

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How Rare Cannabinoids Will Impact Investing

There has been an explosion of interest in THCV recently, as well as a number of other uncommon cannabinoids. There will be big winners and losers in rare cannabinoid markets, but at the end of the day, the highest quality and lowest cost producers will capture most of these markets.

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THC Remediation of Hemp Extracts

A Track-n-Trace Nightmare: In this piece, Millard takes the reader step-by-step through a d9-THC remediation process, highlighting the need for a robust track-n-trace program for “hemp extracts.”

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New Guidance on Waste Disposal for Hemp Producers

On January 15, 2021, the USDA published its final rule on US hemp production. Producers will not be required to use a DEA reverse distributor or law enforcement to dispose of non-compliant plants. Instead, producers will be able to use common on-farm practices for disposal.

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Learning from the First Wave Part 2: California’s Cannabis Supply Chain and Vertical Integration, with a Grain of Salt

In this three-part series, cannabis lawyer and compliance expert Todd Feldman takes a look at how laws shape California’s supply chain, constrains business practices and affects the cost of doing business. In Part Two, we take a look at how regulation defines vertical integration in California.

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The (Arrested) Rise of Craft Cannabis in Canada

While the cannabis legalization story in Canada has had its bumps, the clear path forward for greater legal market success lies in increased support for micro-cultivators. By increasing support for these small-scale producers to navigate regulatory requirements, more will be able to enter the legal market and actually compete against their illicit counterparts.

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MCR Labs Opens Pennsylvania Location

The Massachusetts-based cannabis lab testing company has just expanded to Pennsylvania with the opening of a facility in Allentown, PA.

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