The Path Forward to a Safer Cannabis Industry

In this piece, Sebastian details how cannabis business owners can apply best practices from process industries to prevent OSHA citations.

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Cannabis Recalls: Lessons Learned After Three Years of Canadian Legalization

Many of the leading causes for cannabis recalls in Canada since legalization can be avoided with production and quality controls to reduce labelling errors and prevent product contamination.

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3 Pillars of Cannabis Banking Compliance

Mark Lozzi, CEO at Confia, discusses the backbone of legal cannabis and why financial compliance should be a high priority for cannabis operators.

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Current Trends in Banking for Cannabis-Related Businesses

CRBs are still in a holding pattern when it comes to any new developments for traditional banking and lending access. However, there are more banks than ever doing business with the industry and political shifts in Washington offer a hopeful outlook for future legislative changes.

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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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HUB International Announces New Cannabis Specialty Leader

HUB International, an insurance brokerage serving the cannabis industry, has announced Bradley Rutt as their new U.S. cannabis specialty leader, working alongside Jay Virdi, chief sales officer for cannabis.

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Growing the Seed of Sale: Integrating Security with Business Opportunity

Security is critical, and thankfully, growers and providers have many tools available to protect their investment. For those businesses in the cannabis market looking to supplement their security operations with other workforce but may not have the budget or infrastructure to do so, remote security operations services are something you should consider.

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How Private-Sector-Led Information Sharing Can Transform Cybersecurity in the Cannabis Industry.

In this article, veteran emergency preparedness and security professionals examine cyber security in the cannabis industry and showcase information sharing best practices that can provide a roadmap for the cannabis industry moving forward. The authors outline a strategy focused on three key pillars: Understanding the Threat, Assessing the Risks and Taking Action, and explain why Information Sharing & Analysis Centers/Organizations are valuable entities for any sector when developing threat security infrastructure.

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