• A Survey of State CBD & Hemp Regulation Since The 2018 Farm Bill
    by Aaron Biros on October 22, 2020 at 6:13 pm

    Since the Farm Bill was signed into law, we have seen a number of new state laws addressing both the legality of hemp and products derived therefrom, most noticeably cannabidiol, better known as CBD. This piece provides a brief overview of some of the more interesting state laws concerning hemp and CBD, as well as recent developments. The post A Survey of State CBD & Hemp Regulation Since The 2018 Farm Bill appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • NCIA to DEA: Rescind the Interim Hemp Rule
    by Aaron Biros on October 21, 2020 at 4:29 pm

    The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) released a statement urging the DEA to rescind their Interim Hemp Rule, which makes compliance essentially impossible for the hemp industry and puts companies in constant legal risk. The post NCIA to DEA: Rescind the Interim Hemp Rule appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • ImEPIK Launches Cannabis Edibles Safety Course
    by Aaron Biros on October 21, 2020 at 3:12 pm

    The online training company has launched their newest course, focused on the safety of edible cannabis products. The post ImEPIK Launches Cannabis Edibles Safety Course appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • East Coast Cannalytics Accredited to ISO 17025
    by Aaron Biros on October 20, 2020 at 7:32 pm

    A2LA announced last week that they accredited ECC Labs to ISO/IEC 17025:2017. Based in Blacksburg, Virginia, East Coast Cannalytics is an analytical and microbial testing lab. The first dispensary for Virginia’s medical cannabis program opened its doors last week. The post East Coast Cannalytics Accredited to ISO 17025 appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • Leaders in Infused Products Manufacturing: Part 1
    by Aaron Biros on October 19, 2020 at 7:28 pm

    In this series of articles, Aaron Green sits down and interviews a number of industry executives leading infused products and edibles companies. In Part 1, Green sits down with Keith Cich, co-founder of Sunderstorm, Inc. and the brand Kanha Gummies to hear about his product development and manufacturing processes, and how his business is growing. The post Leaders in Infused Products Manufacturing: Part 1 appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • UT-Arlington and UT-El Paso to Evaluate Phytochrome Manipulation in Hemp
    by Aaron Biros on October 13, 2020 at 9:33 pm

    The Collaborative Laboratories for Environmental Analysis and Remediation (CLEAR) launched a collaborative effort with Curtis Mathes Grow Lights and ZED Therapeutics, a hemp genetics company to characterize the phytochemical effects of phytochrome manipulation using various LED horticultural lights of differing light spectrum, and novel high-yielding single stalk varietals of hemp. The post UT-Arlington and UT-El Paso to Evaluate Phytochrome Manipulation in Hemp appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • Using Spreadsheets as Your ERP? Your Supply Chain Could Take a Hit
    by Aaron Biros on October 13, 2020 at 9:22 pm

    Let’s face it. 2020 has been a difficult year, but perhaps it’s the year that companies finally forego spreadsheets and enlist an industrial-strength cloud platform. The post Using Spreadsheets as Your ERP? Your Supply Chain Could Take a Hit appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • The West Coast Wildfires: What is the Impact on the Cannabis Industry?
    by Aaron Biros on October 1, 2020 at 2:44 pm

    As a record 3.7 million acres of California burn, we examine the impact this has and will have on growers, the supply chain and the cannabis industry at large. Also, find out ways that you can help those who were deeply impacted by the fires. The post The West Coast Wildfires: What is the Impact on the Cannabis Industry? appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • Former Vice Chancellor of Germany Joins Swiss Company Board
    by Aaron Biros on September 29, 2020 at 8:13 pm

    The move signifies an absolute normalization of the industry no matter how much regulatory choppy water still lies ahead in Europe. The post Former Vice Chancellor of Germany Joins Swiss Company Board appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • Why You Should Consider Parametric Insurance to Protect Your Outdoor Cannabis Crop
    by Aaron Biros on September 22, 2020 at 6:53 pm

    Outdoor cannabis crops aren’t covered by traditional crop insurance. But in a hardening property insurance market, a world of climate change and shifting weather patterns, growers are looking for a way to mitigate their risk. Parametric insurance may be your best bet. The post Why You Should Consider Parametric Insurance to Protect Your Outdoor Cannabis Crop appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • ImEPIK Launches Cannabis Edibles Safety Course
    by Aaron Biros on October 21, 2020 at 3:12 pm

    The online training company has launched their newest course, focused on the safety of edible cannabis products. The post ImEPIK Launches Cannabis Edibles Safety Course appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • Leaders in Infused Products Manufacturing: Part 1
    by Aaron Biros on October 19, 2020 at 7:28 pm

    In this series of articles, Aaron Green sits down and interviews a number of industry executives leading infused products and edibles companies. In Part 1, Green sits down with Keith Cich, co-founder of Sunderstorm, Inc. and the brand Kanha Gummies to hear about his product development and manufacturing processes, and how his business is growing. The post Leaders in Infused Products Manufacturing: Part 1 appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • Using Spreadsheets as Your ERP? Your Supply Chain Could Take a Hit
    by Aaron Biros on October 13, 2020 at 9:22 pm

    Let’s face it. 2020 has been a difficult year, but perhaps it’s the year that companies finally forego spreadsheets and enlist an industrial-strength cloud platform. The post Using Spreadsheets as Your ERP? Your Supply Chain Could Take a Hit appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • Former Vice Chancellor of Germany Joins Swiss Company Board
    by Aaron Biros on September 29, 2020 at 8:13 pm

    The move signifies an absolute normalization of the industry no matter how much regulatory choppy water still lies ahead in Europe. The post Former Vice Chancellor of Germany Joins Swiss Company Board appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.

  • The DEA’s Interim Final Rule and its Impact on the Industrial Hemp Industry
    by Aaron Biros on September 23, 2020 at 3:38 pm

    This new curveball the DEA threw at the cannabis industry muddies the waters significantly. The DEA believes that, should the THC content exceed 0.3% THC at any point during the extraction process, processors will be considered to be in possession of a Schedule I controlled substance. The post The DEA’s Interim Final Rule and its Impact on the Industrial Hemp Industry appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.