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Medical marijuana will soon be growing in Texas.

by admin | Sep 13, 2017 4:53:47 PM | News

Medical marijuana will soon be growing in Texas. Here’s who can use it BY ANNA M. TINSLEY SEPTEMBER 08, 2017 8:53 AM

Legal weed is getting cheaper, fast

by admin | Sep 7, 2017 4:55:52 PM | News

By Stef W. Kigh | Sep 4, 2017

Los Angeles’ new cannabis czar for ‘new era’ is longtime legalization activist

by admin | Aug 22, 2017 10:44:09 AM | News

By Elizabeth Chou, The Cannifornian

Tilray to Invest $30 Million in Enniskillen Cannabis Facility

by admin | Aug 17, 2017 12:54:43 PM | News

Tilray Announces Second Facility Enabling 5x Increase in Production Capacity to Meet Rapidly Growing Global Demand for High-Quality Medical Cannabis

Why Jeff Sessions is going to lose his war against cannabis - Washington Post

by admin | Aug 1, 2017 12:44:39 PM | News

..Written by Ashley C. Bradford and W. David Bradford originally published: August 1 at 6:00 AM W. David Bradford is the George D. Busbee Chair in Public Policy at the University of Georgia.

Quality Controls and Medical Cannabis: What We Can Learn from Pharma

by admin | May 24, 2017 11:56:34 AM | News

When we discuss growing and producing medical cannabis, we must think of it as a medicine. By definition, it is a substance intended to assist you with a medical condition, to help you feel better and not harm you. Drugs produced in the pharmaceutical industry go through extensive quality controls to ensure a level of safety for the consumer or patient. Yet when we talk process and quality controls in medical cannabis production, there is still a lot to learn.

Budtenders: Providing Education and Customer Service

by admin | May 24, 2017 11:50:53 AM | News

Budtenders represent the front line of any cannabis dispensary, and as such they are responsible for fostering a valuable customer service experience that will have clients returning in the future. However, the role of budtender goes much deeper than simply providing customer service. If you want to develop a profitable business with deeply embedded customer loyalty, you can do no better than to hire an exceptional team of budtenders to provide your patrons with useful information and a memorable customer service..

California Releases Draft Lab Testing Regulations

by admin | May 24, 2017 11:45:19 AM | News

Last Friday, the Bureau of Marijuana Control, the regulatory body overseeing California’s cannabis industry, released a set of proposed regulations for the lab testing market. The regulations are somewhat comprehensive, covering sampling, licensing, pesticide testing, microbiological contaminants, residual solvents, water activity and much more.

Regulatory Overreach: Are California’s Lab Rules Too Strict?

by admin | May 24, 2017 11:43:28 AM | News

With California moving into a more regulated market, some are concerned the state may be overregulating the market with strict, unnecessary rules. The Bureau of Marijuana Control, California’s agency in charge of regulatory oversight for the cannabis industry, released a set of proposed draft regulations for lab testing recently.

Implementing a HACCP Plan in Cannabis Processing

by admin | May 24, 2017 11:37:02 AM | News

Hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP) is a robust management system that identifies and addresses any risk to safety throughout production. Originally designed for food safety through the entire supply chain, the risk assessment scheme can ensure extra steps are taken to prevent contamination.

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