Cannabis in 2022 – Hurry Up and Wait

In this op-ed, Shearman discusses the state of legalization on a federal level and how advocacy, research and education will be the ultimate catalyst when it comes to progress in our industry.

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Where the Cannabis Industry is Headed in 2022

With a new year comes new opportunities and challenges for cannabis. From international market expansion to new technologies, see what Chistov thinks might be in store for 2022.

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A Conversation with the Founders of Veda Scientific: Part Two

Veda Scientific, a new cannabis testing lab based in Santa Barbara County, is working on some very cutting-edge research beyond the usual regulatory compliance testing. In this piece, we sit down with co-founders Leo Welder and Aldwin Anterola, Phd, to learn about appellations, varietals, their foray into studying volatile compounds found in cannabis, their innovative R&D work and how they plan on bringing new and exciting ideas to the world of cannabis.

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Leaders in Cannabis Formulations: Part 5

In this series of articles, Aaron Green sits down and interviews industry scientists and executives leading cannabis formulation companies. In Part 5, Green chats with Katherine Knowlton, founder of Happy Chance, a cannabis infused products company, and Kalon Baird, co-founder and CTO of Splash Nano, a cannabis infused products ingredients company to learn more about their products and business partnership.

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Connecticut Seeks to Change Microbial Testing Regulations

Regulators in Connecticut have submitted a rule change for allowable levels of yeast and mold, following a feud between a testing lab and stakeholders in the state’s medical cannabis industry.

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Emerald Holding Acquires MJBiz for $120 Million

Emerald Holding, Inc., a large business events conglomerate, has acquired MJBiz, producer of MJBiz Daily and the largest cannabis trade show, MJBizCon, for $120 million, according to a press release.

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Aurora Cannabis Delivers Largest Shipment to Israel

In a press release sent out today, Aurora Cannabis Inc. announced that they have delivered a C$10 million shipment of medical cannabis to Israel, the company’s largest shipment to date and possibly the largest cannabis import in Israel’s history.

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A Conversation with the Founders of Veda Scientific: Part One

Veda Scientific, a new cannabis testing lab based in Santa Barbara County, is working on some very cutting-edge research beyond the usual regulatory compliance testing. In this piece, we sit down with co-founders Leo Welder and Aldwin Anterola, Phd, to learn about appellations, varietals, their foray into studying volatile compounds found in cannabis, their innovative R&D work and how they plan on bringing new and exciting ideas to the world of cannabis.

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2022 Cannabis Industry Outlook: Your Business’ Future Depends on its Risk Management

The cannabis industry is set for another year of huge growth in 2022, but the path ahead is not without its bumps. Growers, processors and retailers will need to leverage risk management to minimize threats to their profitability and stability.

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Social Consumption: The Time is Now

What do social consumption lounges look like in practice? What are the rules and regulations that social consumption lounges must adhere to? How and where are social consumption lounges currently legal in the United States? Here’s what you need to know.

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