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The Top 10 Most-Read Articles From Fall 2020

Cannabis Sweeps: AZ, MS, MT, NJ & SD Approve LegalizationCannabis Sweeps:
AZ, MS, MT, NJ & SD Approve Legalization

By Cannabis Industry Journal Staff

Five states had cannabis reform on the ballot. All five states approved reform. Here’s how they voted and some details on the initiatives.

Analytical Instruments You Need to Start a Cannabis Testing LaboratoryAnalytical Instruments You Need to Start a
Cannabis Testing Laboratory

By Bob Clifford, Shimadzu

From using an HPLC for potency testing to an LC-MS/MS for mycotoxin analysis, find out what instruments you need in a lab to get started.


Chris Visco, TerraVida Holistic CentersA Response to Governor Wolf’s Call for the Legalization of Recreational Cannabis

By Chris Visco, TerraVida Holistic Centers

In this op-ed, Visco calls on the Pennsylvania Governor to create sensible reform, with social equity and bipartisanship in mind.

Photo: Heidi De VriesThe West Coast Wildfires:
What is the Impact on the Cannabis Industry?

By Aaron G. Biros, Editor

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.

2021 Trends: Nine Developments in California’s Cannabis Market2021 Trends:
Nine Developments in California’s Cannabis Market

By Amy Steinfeld & Jack Ucciferri, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

In this piece, we take a look at nine new developments coming for the California cannabis market in 2021. From new retail opportunities to the appellations project to market consolidation, there are a number of exciting trends coming in the new year.

Marguerite Arnold, CannaListEUShades Of Cannabis Reform & Confusion Across Europe Seem To Mirror US Progress

By Marguerite Arnold, CannaListEU

Germans punt on adult use reform (for now) as the Italians do a 180 on CBD and the French (finally) commit to a medical trial.

Flag of IndiaIndia’s Cannabis Market:
Examining Regulatory Frameworks Then & Now

By Shantanu Sinha & Rohit Fogla, Hill Dickinson

Following news in February that India’s first medical cannabis clinic has opened in Bangalore, Partner Shantanu Sinha and Senior Associate Rohit Fogla from Hill Dickinson’s India Desk discuss India’s history with cannabis, and how recent events suggest the country’s attitude to the plant may be changing.

DEAThe DEA’s Interim Final Rule and its Impact on the Industrial Hemp Industry

By Steve Levine, Seth Mailhot, Emily Lyons & Megan Herr,
Husch Blackwell LLP

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.

A Major Cannabis Stakeholder Pushes for
Ethical Marketing Standards

By Jeff Baerwalde, Earth One

With few marketing guidelines in effect, some cannabis producers aim to apply some ethics. In this article, we will take a look at some key elements of ethical advertising in the cannabis industry and explore the Cresco Labs proposal.

Brand Marketing Byte

Pioneer IntelligenceThe Hottest Edibles Brands in the United States Right Now

By Cannabis Industry Journal Staff

Pioneer Intelligence has released a list of the top 25 hottest U.S. edibles brands. Using their large data set and gauging metrics like social media, earned media attention and more, these are the companies that are getting the most out of their marketing.


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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