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Liz Conway, Regional President of Florida at ParallelLeaders in Infused Products Manufacturing: Part 3

By Aaron Green, Iridium Consulting

In this series of articles, Aaron green sits down and interviews a number of industry executives leading infused products and edibles companies. In Part 3, Green sits down with Liz Conway, Regional President of Florida at Parallel to hear about her journey into the cannabis industry from the health tech sector, how the Florida cannabis industry works and Parallel’s vertical integration strategy.



Explosive growth always overwhelms the unprepared.Explosive growth always overwhelms the unprepared.

The cannabis market will continue to experience unprecedented growth and change. You must have the right business solutions to establish and maintain a leadership position. This complimentary report shares the 6 must-haves for evaluating business software. You’ll know what to ask as you prepare your cannabusiness for growth.

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Serge Chistov, Honest Marijuana CompanyThe Cannabis Industry, After the Election

By Serge Chistov, Honest Marijuana Company

In this op-ed, Serge Chistov provides his take on the election outcomes, some political musings and what to expect from the Biden administration when it comes to federal cannabis reform.

NCIA Publishes Environmental Sustainability RecommendationsNCIA Publishes Environmental Sustainability Recommendations

By Cannabis Industry Journal Staff

The report published by the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) highlights some current problem areas in the market where practices are less than sustainable and provides some steps for ways the industry can move forward sustainably.


Michael Sassano, Somai PharmaceuticalsBeing an American Cannabis Entrepreneur in Europe

By Michael Sassano, Somai Pharmaceuticals

Michael Sassano, CEO of Somai Pharmaceuticals, discusses why Americans should be building cannabis companies in Europe, as well as challenges that may arise for American entrepreneurs looking to enter the EU market.

Trichome AnalyticalTrichome Analytical Accredited,

By Cannabis Industry Journal Staff

The New Jersey cannabis testing lab announced this week that they have achieved ISO 17025:2017 accreditation and are now DEA-registered.

The Brand Marketing Byte

Spotlight on Aster FarmsSpotlight on Aster Farms

By Cannabis Industry Journal Staff

In this week’s Brand Marketing Byte, we take a look at Aster Farms, based in Lake County, CA, who made a name for themselves on the Pioneer Intelligence list with sustainable cultivation practices and some earned media attention.

Brett Schuman, Jennifer Fisher, Brendan Radke & Gina Faldetta, Goodwin LawA Survey of State CBD & Hemp Regulation Since The 2018 Farm Bill

By Brett Schuman, Jennifer Fisher, Brendan Radke
& Gina Faldetta, Goodwin Law

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.


Edibles Pose Health Risk without Food Safety Test

Rapid Pathogen Testing Mitigates Foodborne Illness

Even with comprehensive cannabis testing, food safety concerns pose a major challenge to edible manufacturers. With no regulatory oversight for cannabis-infused foods, it’s up to manufacturers to prevent pathogen outbreaks. Microbiological testing for hazardous bacteria is the best way to protect against outbreaks.

Stay ahead of the curve with rapid micro testing.


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