Category Archives: Cannabis

What’s Happening on Capitol Hill? Part 3: The Medical Bills

What’s Happening on Capitol Hill? Part 3: The Medical Bills This article continues the bill-by-bill review begun in the August 1st article of cannabis reform legislation proposed in the 115th Congress. In the next article and final piece in this series, we will examine the banking and tax reform bills related to cannabis. Medical Cannabis […]

CWCBExpo Removes Roger Stone From Keynote

CWCBExpo Removes Roger Stone From Keynote Last week, the Cannabis World Congress & Business Expositions announced they have removed Roger Stone from their conference’s keynote talk. The news follows a month-long boycott led by a group of women with the #DisownStone campaign, exhibitors, activists and the Minority Cannabis Business Association (MCBA), among other organizations. According […]

Q&A with Adam Smith, Executive Director of the Craft Cannabis Alliance

Q&A with Adam Smith, Executive Director of the Craft Cannabis Alliance The Craft Cannabis Alliance is a values-driven industry association whose mission is to define, promote, and celebrate authentic Oregon craft cannabis. Though it has only recently launched, it already counts many of Oregon’s most important local brands among its members, and looks poised to […]

How To Select The Best Monitoring System For Your Cannabis Greenhouses

How To Select The Best Monitoring System For Your Cannabis Greenhouses Maintaining an environment that supports cultivation and keeps plants healthy is not an easy task. In cannabis growing, there are a variety of factors that greenhouse managers and personnel must monitor to ensure that their plants are in a healthy environment that fosters growth […]

The Future of California’s Regulations: Q&A with Josh Drayton

The Future of California’s Regulations: Q&A with Josh Drayton Josh Drayton, deputy director of the California Cannabis Industry Association, has an extensive career in local and state-level politics, with his origins in Humboldt County as a political organizer. As a coffee shop owner about ten years ago in Humboldt, he let city council candidates use […]

Canadian Company Recalls Contaminated Cannabis

Canadian Company Recalls Contaminated Cannabis Broken Coast Cannabis Ltd., a cannabis business located on Vancouver Island, issued a voluntary recall of three cannabis lots due to the detection of pesticides. According to the safety alert published on Health Canada’s website, the voluntary Type III recall follows an inspection of the facility back in March of […]

Chalice Farms Canna Boot Camp Educates Portland Attendees

Chalice Farms Canna Boot Camp Educates Portland Attendees On Monday, August 28th, attendees of the Cannabis Science Conference descended on Portland, Oregon for a week of educational talks, networking and studying the science of cannabis. On Monday, Chalice Farms, an extracts and infused products company, hosted a full day Canna Boot Camp focused on a […]

Cannabis Trainers Expands To California With Custom Compliance Education

Cannabis Trainers Expands To California With Custom Compliance Education Last week, Cannabis Trainers, a compliance education and training services provider, announced their launch into the California market with their ServSafe® and Sell- SMaRT™ training programs. Ahead of the launch of California’s adult-use cannabis market in 2018, the programs will train employees in the areas of food […]

Ask the Expert: Q&A with Steve Stadlmann on Cannabis lab Accreditation

Ask the Expert: Q&A with Steve Stadlmann on Cannabis lab Accreditation Steve Stadlmann has an extensive background as an analytical chemist working in laboratories since the early 90’s. He is now a sales specialist at PerkinElmer, an analytical instrument manufacturer that provides instruments for cannabis testing labs, in addition to a host of other industries. […]