Jane & Leafly Join Forces: An Interview with Socrates Rosenfeld, CEO of Jane

Aaron Green sits down and interviews Socrates Rosenfeld, CEO of Jane, about their recent strategic partnership with Leafly. The partnership combines two of the largest online tech platforms in the North American cannabis market.

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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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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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Cannalytics Becomes First Accredited Cannabis Lab in Puerto Rico

According to a press release, A2LA accredited Cannalytics to ISO 17025:2017, making it the first cannabis testing laboratory to attain accreditation in Puerto Rico.

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FAQs: How Cannabis Businesses Can Avoid TCPA Liability

Some well-known names in cannabis have been the target of TCPA class action lawsuits and they share a common thread: they are based on marketing or promotional text messages sent to consumers. In this piece, Betpera runs through the most frequently asked questions on how cannabis companies can avoid TCPA liability.

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THC Remediation of Hemp Extracts

A Track-n-Trace Nightmare: In this piece, Millard takes the reader step-by-step through a d9-THC remediation process, highlighting the need for a robust track-n-trace program for “hemp extracts.”

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New Guidance on Waste Disposal for Hemp Producers

On January 15, 2021, the USDA published its final rule on US hemp production. Producers will not be required to use a DEA reverse distributor or law enforcement to dispose of non-compliant plants. Instead, producers will be able to use common on-farm practices for disposal.

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Jazz Pharmaceuticals to Acquire GW Pharma

In a press release published last week, the two companies announced they have entered an agreement for Jazz to acquire GW Pharma, the producer of the only FDA-approved CBD medication Epidiolex, for a total of $7.2 billion.

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New Cannabis Coalition Launches to Advance Cannabis Reform

A large group of cannabis organizations and businesses launched the U.S. Cannabis Council (USCC), a nonprofit dedicated to advancing national cannabis reform, social equity and racial justice.

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Learning from the First Wave Part 2: California’s Cannabis Supply Chain and Vertical Integration, with a Grain of Salt

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 Two, we take a look at how regulation defines vertical integration in California.

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