Bio-Rad - Cannabis Microbial Testing

A field of hemp plants, (Cannabis sativa L.)Defining Hemp:
Classifications, Policies & Markets, Part 1

By Darwin Millard

The cannabis plant is an incredibly versatile plant used in numerous applications: construction materials, textiles, composites, bioplastics, food ingredients, phytochemicals, CBD products, and so much more. Or is that hemp? In this two-part series, Darwin Millard takes the reader down the hemp rabbit hole and discusses how the global market has evolved the definition of hemp over time and the challenges posed by trying to have your cake and eat it too. Millard proposes that we adopt policies for market protection of hemp products through standardization, not bifurcation of the cannabis plant.

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Andy Jabbour & Ben Taylor, Cannabis ISAOHow Private-Sector-Led Information Sharing Can Transform Cybersecurity in the Cannabis Industry.

By Andy Jabbour & Ben Taylor, Cannabis ISAO

In this article, veteran emergency preparedness and security professionals examine cyber security in the cannabis industry and showcase information sharing best practices that can provide a roadmap for the cannabis industry moving forward. The authors outline a strategy focused on three key pillars: Understanding the Threat, Assessing the Risks and Taking Action, and explain why Information Sharing & Analysis Centers/Organizations are valuable entities for any sector when developing threat security infrastructure.

Phil Gibson, AEssenseGrowsDesigning Precision Cannabis Facilities:
A Case Study

By Phil Gibson, AEssenseGrows

In this case study, we take a look at Onyx Agronomics and how they were able to design a particularly efficient indoor facility capable of cultivating cannabis at 2.7 grams per watt from every square foot of canopy, with some help from Ascendant Management.

Frank Knuettel II, Terra TechHow to Build a Brand that Lasts After Federal Decriminalization

By Frank Knuettel II, Terra Tech

When it comes to choosing markets to get involved in, some choose to do it regionally and others seek out available markets regardless of geography or marketing segments. In Frank’s experience, organizing operations by region increases efficiency and profitability.

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Kathleen May, Triskele Quality SolutionsISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation Falls Short for
Cannabis Testing Laboratories

By Kathleen May, Triskele Quality Solutions

Kathleen May, founder of Triskele Quality Solutions, provides insight on where ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation may not be sufficient guidance for cannabis testing laboratories to operate in a compliant and safe manner.

Virginia Finalizes Legalization PlanFirst in the South
Virginia’s Legalization Focuses on Public Safety, Health
and Social Justice

By Gregory S. Kaufman & Jessica R. Rodgers, Eversheds Sutherland

The criminal justice reforms and commitment to repairing harms related to past prohibition of cannabis are soon to be a present-day reality. Virginia is the first Southern state to take the path towards legal adult use cannabis. It is unlikely to be the last.

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May 11, 2021Cannabis Extraction Virtual Conference

June 29, 2021 – 12:00 pm – 4:20 pm

The Cannabis Extraction Virtual Conference will take place on June 29. This complimentary event will have four webinar presentations, all back-to-back and on the same day. You won't want to miss this extraction and concentrates event. Stay tuned for announcements on the agenda, registration page and speaker lineup.

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