The Real Reason Some Industry Leaders Want Delta 8 Banned

In this op-ed, Johnson suggests cannabis industry infighting and stakeholders more concerned with profits over public health only hurts the greater cause. He thinks prohibition should be the enemy, not Delta 8.

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Craft Beer & Cannabis: Oskar Blues Founder Joins Veritas Fine Cannabis

Dale Katechis introduced the world to canned craft beer back in 2002. As the founder of Oskar Blues, he led the company and the country down a new path for independent craft brewers. In this piece, we sit down with Dale Katechis to learn about his new foray into cannabis and drink a few of his namesake beers, Dale’s Pale Ale.

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Flower-Side Chats Part 8: A Q&A with Andreas “Dre” Neumann, Chief Creative Director of Jushi Holdings Inc.

In this series, Aaron Green sits down and interviews a number of integrated cannabis companies and flower brands. In Part 8, Green sits down with Andreas “Dre” Neumann, Chief Creative Director at Jushi, to learn more about their approach to branding in cannabis.

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Can Cannabis Avoid Alcohol’s 3-Tier Distribution System?

On the road to nationwide legalization, cannabis and spirits share similar stories. But here’s the one step the cannabis industry should avoid copying, if it can.

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Leaders in Cannabis Testing – Part 1: A Q&A with Milan Patel, CEO and Co-Founder of PathogenDx

In this series, Aaron Green sits down and interviews a number of laboratories and technology providers leading the cannabis testing space. In Part 1, Green sits down with Milan Patel, CEO and co-founder of PathogenDx, to learn more about their technology and business model.

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The Importance of Understanding Cannabis Testing Results

It can be challenging to translate highly technical test results into consumer-friendly language but being able to do so will enable businesses to build a stronger relationship with customers. Rely on your trusted lab partners to help design and deliver easy to understand, consumer friendly certificates of analysis.

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Quality Systems 101: CAPA Programs Drive Improvement & Prevent Costly Mistakes

When things go wrong in our imperfect business and world, how do you address them? A CAPA program can help businesses identify problems, their causes and offer solutions for preventing future problems.

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Too Many Cannabis Firms Put Sustainability in Last Place

In this op-ed, Makwana makes the case for putting environmental sustainability at top of mind for the sake of improving bottom lines in the years to come.

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Flower-Side Chats Part 7: A Q&A with Max Goldstein, CEO of Union Electric and Founding Partner at OpenNest Labs

In this series, Aaron Green sits down and interviews a number of integrated cannabis companies and flower brands. In this Part 7, Green sits down with Max Goldstein, CEO of Union Electric and Founding Partner at OpenNest Labs, to learn more about his asset-light model for building a brand in California.

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A Q&A with George Mancheril, Founder & CEO of Bespoke Financial

Bespoke Financial is the nation’s first commercial lender focused on the cannabis industry. In this piece, we sit down with Founder & CEO George Mancheril to hear about his company, their successes and how the past few years have shaped the future of cannabis lending.

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