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An Overview of California’s Cannabis Laws in 2023

California's cannabis laws underwent significant changes in 2023. These legislative updates have far-reaching implications for everyone across the industry, including consumers, employees and business...
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The Threat of Cannabinoid Inflation

Cannabinoid inflation is a practice where cannabis testing labs inflate cannabinoid concentrations in reports. Not only does this distort market dynamics, but it also...
rules

Colorado Releases Draft Rules for Psychedelic Therapy

Colorado regulators have just released preliminary rules for the psychedelic therapy industry.  In late February, the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) released a draft of...
kentucky

Track-and-Trace Services to Help Boost Kentucky’s Medical Cannabis Market

In March of this year, Governor Andy Beshear signed Senate Bill 47, legalizing medical cannabis in the commonwealth effective January 1, 2025. Though sales...
cannabis

Tips for Success From a Cannabis Industry Professional

Alyza Brevard Rodriguez cultivated her own brand and identity before she even knew she had one. Coming from nothing, she put herself through college,...
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Premium Packaging Unlocks Growth Opportunities for Cannabis Brands

Just as luxury packaging has helped brands in the alcohol, fashion and food space to capture new audiences, recent research shows it is also...
pre-roll

A Deep Dive Into the California Pre-Roll Market

Racking in a whopping $423 million in recreational marijuana sales in 2022, the California cannabis market is the largest in the U.S. As the...
4PL

How the Cannabis Industry is Embracing 4PL

As supply chains become more complex, an increasing number of companies are turning to the fourth-party logistics (4PL) operating model in which a business...
PFAS

Cannabis Manufacturers At Risk of PFAS-Contaminated Products

As part of state regulations and general good manufacturing practices, many cannabis manufacturers test their products for contaminants such as mycotoxins, heavy metals and...
ESOP

ESOPs Can Neutralize 280E for Cannabis Businesses

Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) can be great for businesses and their employees. Not only do ESOPs offer various tax benefits for all parties...

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