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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ACS Laboratory Launches Tested Safe Certified Seal Program

The Florida-based cannabis lab testing company announced the roll out of their proprietary “Tested Safe Certified Seal” program, which gives products that pass compliance testing a symbol on their label to bolster consumer trust.

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Could 2021 Be the Year of Federal Cannabis Legalization?

Probably not, but we’re getting close. In this piece, Johnson discusses some upcoming legislation that could be key in the path towards federal legalization in the United States.

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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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Support Grows for Federal Cannabis Legislation with the SAFE and CLAIM Acts

Legislation moving through Congress would provide banking and insurance protections for cannabis and cannabis-related businesses without the threat of federal penalties

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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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Cannabis & Chemicals: Why Glove Sourcing is Vital

Focusing on quality in the cannabis industry doesn’t just mean quality in cannabis, it should also speak to the quality of your supplies, equipment and materials. In this case study, an FDA-compliant food grade glove was the cause of a cannabis product recall.

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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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Integrating a Culture of Quality Into the Cannabis Industry

Cannabis businesses know that compliance with state regulations are critical to surviving, but overlook the benefits of a quality management system that can allow them to thrive.

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