These often-overlooked regulations can lead to big challenges if you don’t pay attention. In this piece, Stacy Bryant details what you need to know about risks, regulations and compliance issues when it comes to temporary and part-time employment rules.
Earlier this year, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) announced a plan to introduce new testing rules for the state’s hemp industry, including residual solvents, heavy metals and pesticide analyses. While the rollout has been delayed to 2022, regulators are allowing hemp companies to work with out-of-state labs to prevent a lab testing bottleneck while they bring everyone up to speed.
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Operational chaos in the cannabis industry is the result of rapid growth, mergers and acquisitions, and high levels of employee turnover. For those operators wanting to prioritize operational excellence, this piece will show you how to get control of changing SOPs, employee training and documenting operations, important first steps towards attaining operational excellence.
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CRBs are still in a holding pattern when it comes to any new developments for traditional banking and lending access. However, there are more banks than ever doing business with the industry and political shifts in Washington offer a hopeful outlook for future legislative changes.
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Choosing a third-party delivery service can be a great move for a dispensary looking to eliminate costs and improve efficiency. Here are some points to help you build a successful partnership with a third-party cannabis delivery service.
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Complex regulatory standards, dosage limits, price disparities and a limited variety of products all hinder the Canadian edibles market and prevent the category from flourishing as it should.
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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.
From licensing and bank accounts to installing the right shelves, here are a few things you should know before you open your doors to the public. Obviously, there’s going to be a lot of other hurdles and requirements that come with starting a business – but by remembering these five things, you’ll be off to a much better start than many others.
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Focusing on quality in the cannabis industry doesn’t just mean quality in cannabis, it should also speak to the quality of your supplies, equipment and materials. In this case study, an FDA-compliant food grade glove was the cause of a cannabis product recall.