Lab Shopping: Highlighting the Need for Checks and Balances in Cannabis

Josh Swider, Co-Founder of InfiniteCAL, shares his concerns regarding labs working more like profit centers than public safety agents.

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ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation Falls Short for Cannabis Testing Laboratories

Kathleen May, founder of Triskele Quality Solutions, provides insight on where ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation may not be sufficient guidance for cannabis testing laboratories to operate in a compliant and safe manner.

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First in the South – Virginia’s Legalization Focuses on Public Safety, Health and Social Justice

The criminal justice reforms and commitment to repairing harms related to past prohibition of cannabis are soon to be a present-day reality. Virginia is the first Southern state to take the path towards legal adult use cannabis. It is unlikely to be the last.

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Americans for Safe Access Accredited to ISO 17065

A2LA issued their first ISO/IEC 17065 accreditation in the cannabis market last week to Americans for Safe Access (ASA) for their “Patient Focused Certification.”

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Five Things Every Cannabis Business Needs Before They Open

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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How to Develop Quality Cannabis Products with Advanced Analytical Testing

A thorough cannabis product development process goes far beyond extracting and packaging. In this piece, Clarke and Lin detail four key stages in the product development lifecycle, from flower to consumption.

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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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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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New Jersey Legalizes Adult Use Cannabis

Following voters passing a ballot measure back in November, Governor Phil Murphy has signed three bills into law, which legalizes adult use cannabis in the state of New Jersey. The legislation creates a commission tasked with issuing regulations by June this year.

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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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