• Rhode Island Set To Legalize Adult Use Cannabis
    by Aaron Biros on May 25, 2022 at 4:31 pm

    Both chambers of the state’s legislature passed a measure with overwhelming majorities to legalize and regulate adult use cannabis. The bill now heads to the Governor’s desk where he is expected to sign it into law. The post Rhode Island Set To Legalize Adult Use Cannabis appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • Cannabis M&A: Take Care of the Due Diligence Essentials
    by Aaron Biros on May 25, 2022 at 3:12 pm

    With cannabis industry M&A activity surging, qualified buyers could be tempted to short-circuit traditional due diligence in order to move quickly. However, given the other special challenges the cannabis industry poses, thorough due diligence is essential to a successful deal. The post Cannabis M&A: Take Care of the Due Diligence Essentials appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • New York Adds More Conditional Cultivation Licenses
    by Aaron Biros on May 24, 2022 at 9:11 pm

    Regulators in New York have now approved 146 conditional licenses for hemp growers to begin cultivating cannabis for the adult use market. The post New York Adds More Conditional Cultivation Licenses appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • Boston Beer Company Launches Cannabis Beverage Line
    by Aaron Biros on May 24, 2022 at 5:06 pm

    The company behind Dogfish Head, Sam Adams, Truly and Twisted Tea has announced the launch of their own line of THC-infused iced tea in Canada coming this July. Your cousin from Boston is getting into the cannabis game. The post Boston Beer Company Launches Cannabis Beverage Line appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • Canopy Growth Acquires Jetty Extracts
    by Aaron Biros on May 19, 2022 at 4:11 pm

    Canopy Growth Corporation, one of the largest cannabis companies in the world, announced the acquisition of Jetty Extracts this week for $69 million. The acquisition follows a similar pattern of their recent acquisitions, increasing their North American footprint in the cannabis market considerably. The post Canopy Growth Acquires Jetty Extracts appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • New York Adds More Conditional Cultivation Licenses
    by Aaron Biros on May 24, 2022 at 9:11 pm

    Regulators in New York have now approved 146 conditional licenses for hemp growers to begin cultivating cannabis for the adult use market. The post New York Adds More Conditional Cultivation Licenses appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • Cannabis Labs Virtual Conference
    by Aaron Biros on May 18, 2022 at 2:53 pm

    For six years now, we have been hosting this complimentary collection of webinar presentations, designed to help attendees better understand some of the more technical aspects of starting and operating a laboratory. We will take a deep dive into cannabis testing, laboratory accreditation, R&D testing, authenticity and more. Take a look at the presentations and speakers below for more information. Attendees registering for this complimentary series of webinars will get access to seven veterans of the cannabis lab testing industry, who are all available for Q&A after each presentation. In addition to getting the opportunity to chat with these subject matter experts on June 14, a recording of the presentations will be made available to all who register. Practical and educational information from experts in the cannabis lab testing industry, all on the same day and all from the comfort of your lab, home or office. Want real inside knowledge on the cannabis testing industry? Sign up today! The post Cannabis Labs Virtual Conference appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • Beyond Compliance: Understanding and Combating Contamination
    by Aaron Biros on March 29, 2022 at 4:30 pm

    In this piece, Jill Ellsworth and Dr. Tess Eidem discuss an overview of microbial contaminants that can adversely affect harvests and consumers, while providing insights into the importance of quality assurance and Good Manufacturing Practices. The post Beyond Compliance: Understanding and Combating Contamination appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • New York Launches Conditional Licensing Program
    by Aaron Biros on March 28, 2022 at 6:33 pm

    The new conditional licenses giving hemp growers priority seeks to fast-track the state’s adult use cannabis program. The post New York Launches Conditional Licensing Program appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • Registration Open for 2022 Cannabis Quality Conference & Expo
    by Aaron Biros on March 23, 2022 at 2:33 pm

    The CQC is a business-to-business conference and expo where cannabis industry leaders and stakeholders meet to build the future of the cannabis marketplace. Taking place in a pivotal year for the cannabis industry and in a location surrounded by new market opportunities, the CQC will deliver hands-on education, networking and business discussions. The post Registration Open for 2022 Cannabis Quality Conference & Expo appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • Boston Beer Company Launches Cannabis Beverage Line
    by Aaron Biros on May 24, 2022 at 5:06 pm

    The company behind Dogfish Head, Sam Adams, Truly and Twisted Tea has announced the launch of their own line of THC-infused iced tea in Canada coming this July. Your cousin from Boston is getting into the cannabis game. The post Boston Beer Company Launches Cannabis Beverage Line appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • Canopy Growth Acquires Jetty Extracts
    by Aaron Biros on May 19, 2022 at 4:11 pm

    Canopy Growth Corporation, one of the largest cannabis companies in the world, announced the acquisition of Jetty Extracts this week for $69 million. The acquisition follows a similar pattern of their recent acquisitions, increasing their North American footprint in the cannabis market considerably. The post Canopy Growth Acquires Jetty Extracts appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • Cannabis Labs Virtual Conference
    by Aaron Biros on May 18, 2022 at 2:53 pm

    For six years now, we have been hosting this complimentary collection of webinar presentations, designed to help attendees better understand some of the more technical aspects of starting and operating a laboratory. We will take a deep dive into cannabis testing, laboratory accreditation, R&D testing, authenticity and more. Take a look at the presentations and speakers below for more information. Attendees registering for this complimentary series of webinars will get access to seven veterans of the cannabis lab testing industry, who are all available for Q&A after each presentation. In addition to getting the opportunity to chat with these subject matter experts on June 14, a recording of the presentations will be made available to all who register. Practical and educational information from experts in the cannabis lab testing industry, all on the same day and all from the comfort of your lab, home or office. Want real inside knowledge on the cannabis testing industry? Sign up today! The post Cannabis Labs Virtual Conference appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • FDA Issues Warning Over Copycat Cannabis Consumables
    by Aaron Biros on May 17, 2022 at 7:15 pm

    Last week, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) published a consumer warning regarding food products containing THC and the risk of children accidentally eating them. Between January of last year through April 24, 2022, the FDA says they have received more than 100 adverse event reports involving people (both adults and children) accidentally consuming THC-containing products. The post FDA Issues Warning Over Copycat Cannabis Consumables appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • A Q&A with Ethan Zohn, Brand Ambassador for Momenta, a Trulieve Brand
    by Aaron Biros on May 5, 2022 at 10:24 am

    In this article, Aaron Green interviews Ethan Zohn, Brand Ambassador for Momenta, to learn more about his pathway to becoming a brand ambassador and how, as a cancer survivor, he incorporates cannabis into his running routines. The post A Q&A with Ethan Zohn, Brand Ambassador for Momenta, a Trulieve Brand appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.