A Closer Look at Village Farms

This column provides readers with a taste of Cannin’s insights they offer to their members, including investment tips, trends, predictions and more. In this installment, we take a closer look at Village Farms to see if it is a strong buy.

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bioMérieux Gets AOAC Approval for PCR Detection of STEC and Salmonella in Cannabis

According to a press release, bioMérieux has achieved the first ever AOAC International approval for PCR Multiplex Detection of STEC and Salmonella in cannabis flower for their GENE-UP® PRO STEC/Salmonella Assay.

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ASTM International Launches New Subcommittee

The global standards organization has launched a new subcommittee, D37.92, aimed at facilitating the exchange of ideas and information between policymakers, regulatory bodies, scientists, stakeholders and the public.

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6 Trends Influencing the Cannabidiol (CBD) Market Forecast Through 2027

Internationally speaking, Australia and the Asia Pacific markets are set to flourish, meanwhile online sales and the cosmetics market segment continue to grow.

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ASTM Proposes New Standard on Change Control Process Management

The new standard is being developed to address change control process management for the cannabis and hemp industry.

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AOAC Approves Two New Microbiological Assays

Last week, AOAC approved PathogenDx’s Quantx assay for total yeast and mold. This week, they approved Medicinal Genomics’ PathoSEEK 5-Color Aspergillus Multiplex Assays.

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ASTM Introduces Retail Cybersecurity Standard

The proposed cannabis standard introduced by ASTM International will set up protocols for cybersecurity in dispensaries.

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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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Bio-Rad Aspergillus PCR Test Gets AOAC Approval

According to a press release published earlier this month, the Bio-Rad iQ-Check Aspergilllus Real-Time PCR Detection Kit has received AOAC International approval.

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