How the Supply Chain Crisis Impacts Cannabis

The pandemic has thrown the global supply chain into disarray, causing shortages and delays of goods across the world. During the early days of the pandemic, people thought of the cannabis industry as somewhat recession-proof when it came to consumer spending, but is the supply chain for the cannabis market crisis-proof?

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Flower-Side Chats Part 10: What’s Next for Audacious

In this article, Aaron Green interviews Marc Lakmaaker, SVP of Capital Markets at Audacious (formerly Australis), to learn more about their unique business strategy.

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Colorado to Bolster Hemp Testing Rules, Rollout Delayed

Earlier this year, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) announced a plan to introduce new testing rules for the state’s hemp industry, including residual solvents, heavy metals and pesticide analyses. While the rollout has been delayed to 2022, regulators are allowing hemp companies to work with out-of-state labs to prevent a lab testing bottleneck while they bring everyone up to speed.

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Flower-Side Chats Part 9: A Q&A with Andrew Thut, Chief Investment Officer of 4Front Ventures

In this series, Aaron Green sits down and interviews a number of integrated cannabis companies and flower brands. In this Part 9, Green sits down with Andrew Thut, chief investment officer of 4Front Ventures, to learn about their business model, build vs. buy criteria and perspectives on industry trends.

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Can Cannabis Avoid Alcohol’s 3-Tier Distribution System?

On the road to nationwide legalization, cannabis and spirits share similar stories. But here’s the one step the cannabis industry should avoid copying, if it can.

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Flower-Side Chats Part 6: A Q&A with Fabian Monaco, CEO of Gage Cannabis

In this series, Aaron Green sits down and interviews a number of integrated cannabis companies and flower brands. In this Part 6, Green sits down with Fabian Monaco, CEO of Gage Cannabis, to learn more about the Michigan market, what he looks for in cultivation partners and his criteria for geographical expansion.

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Flower-Side Chats Part 5: A Q&A with Bob Fireman, CEO of MariMed, Inc.

In this series, Aaron Green sits down and interviews a number of integrated cannabis companies and flower brands. In this Part 5, Green sits down with Bob Fireman, CEO of MariMed, Inc. (OTCQX:MRMD) to learn more about the history of MariMed and its recent equity facility from Hadron Healthcare Fund that has them poised for continued growth.

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Flower-Side Chats Part 4: A Q&A with Adrian Sedlin, CEO & Founder of Canndescent

In this series, Aaron Green sits down and interviews a number of integrated cannabis companies and flower brands. In Part 4, Green chats with Adrian Sedlin, CEO and founder of Canndescent, to learn more about their brand and product marketing as well as their recent social equity brand, Justice Joints.

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National Ag Day: An Interview with Industry Leaders Disrupting Agriculture in Positive Ways

National Agriculture Day is an event held by the Agriculture Council of America to promote awareness of agriculture’s vital role in our society. In this piece, Aaron Green interviews three industry leaders to gain an industry perspective on agricultural innovation in cannabis and hemp.

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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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