Sustainability in Packaging: A Q&A with Dymapak CEO Ross Kirsh

Ahead of his talk at the upcoming the Cannabis Packaging Virtual Conference, we sat down with Ross Kirsh, founder and CEO of Dymapak, one of the leading packaging manufacturers in cannabis, to learn about the industry’s plastic problems and how the brand is investing in environmentally conscious and sustainable solutions.

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The USDA & Controlled Environment Agriculture: A Q&A with Derek Smith, Executive Director of the RII

In this article, Aaron Green interviews Derek Smith, executive director of Resource Innovation Institute (RII) to learn more about their recent proposal on controlled environmental agriculture (CEA) to the USDA and their involvement in supporting the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act (CAOA).

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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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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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National Ag Day: An Interview with Industry Leaders Disrupting Agriculture in Positive Ways

National Agriculture Day is an event held by the Agriculture Council of America to promote awareness of agriculture’s vital role in our society. In this piece, Aaron Green interviews three industry leaders to gain an industry perspective on agricultural innovation in cannabis and hemp.

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Reduce Environmental Impact of Cannabinoid Production Through Biosynthesis

In this op-ed, Maxim Mikheev argues that using biosynthesis to produce cannabinoids could be more environmentally sustainable than commercial scale cultivation.

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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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