New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory CommissionOne Month In: New Jersey Market Starts Growing

By Cannabis Industry Journal Staff

On April 21, 2022, a handful of cannabis retailers in the Garden State opened their doors to adults over 21, launching adult use cannabis sales in New Jersey. One month and over $24 million later, the state’s legal market is beginning to blossom.



ICP-MS Analysis of Heavy Metals in Hemp-Containing Food SamplesICP-MS Analysis of Heavy Metals in Hemp-Containing
Food Samples

Sponsored By MilliporeSigma

In this work various food products containing hemp have been analyzed, though all descriptions are valid for cannabis containing food as well. Hemp is known to accumulate heavy metals such as lead, cadmium, arsenic, mercury, chromium or nickel in its roots, shoots, buds and seeds, and has been used for the remediation of contaminated soil (phytoremediation and phytoextraction). This report describes the analysis of various heavy metals in hemp-containing food samples by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) and identifies elements that are crucial in the analysis process.

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Rhode Island Legalizes Adult Use CannabisRhode Island Legalizes Adult Use Cannabis

By Cannabis Industry Journal Staff

Both chambers of the state’s legislature passed a measure with overwhelming majorities to legalize and regulate adult use cannabis. Governor McKee signed the bill into law on May 25th, making Rhode Island the 19th state to legalize adult use cannabis.

Boston Beer Company Launches Cannabis Beverage LineBoston Beer Company Launches Cannabis Beverage Line

By Cannabis Industry Journal Staff

The company behind Dogfish Head, Sam Adams, Truly and Twisted Tea has announced the launch of their own line of THC-infused iced tea in Canada coming this July. Your cousin from Boston is getting into the cannabis game.

New York Adds More Conditional Cultivation LicensesNew York Adds More Conditional Cultivation Licenses

By Cannabis Industry Journal Staff

Regulators in New York have now approved 146 conditional licenses for hemp growers to begin cultivating cannabis for the adult use market.

Columbia Laboratories is now CDPHE accredited for hemp testing!

Cannabis M&ACannabis M&A:
Take Care of the Due Diligence Essentials

By Michael Lux, Crowe LLP

With cannabis industry M&A activity surging, qualified buyers could be tempted to short-circuit traditional due diligence in order to move quickly. However, given the other special challenges the cannabis industry poses, thorough due diligence is essential to a successful deal.

FDAFDA Issues Warning Over Copycat Cannabis Consumables

By Cannabis Industry Journal Staff

Last week, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) published a consumer warning regarding food products containing THC and the risk of children accidentally eating them. Between January of last year through April 24, 2022, the FDA says they have received more than 100 adverse event reports involving people (both adults and children) accidentally consuming THC-containing products.

CIJ's Cannabis Quality Conference & Expo - October 17-19, 2022 The Hilton, Parsippany, NJ

Tori Gates, NisonCoWhy the Cannabis Industry Must Combat Degree Inflation

By Tori Gates, NisonCo

The importance college education in the hiring process is fading and an emphasis on it can lead to payroll premiums, poor productivity and high turnover. Instead, look to technical and soft skills and develop your company’s pipeline of non-degree employees.

2022 Cannabis Extraction Virtual Conference
New Recording Available:
2022 Cannabis Extraction Virtual Conference

By Cannabis Industry Journal Staff

The 2022 Extraction Virtual Conference. Check out sessions from this virtual event like: The Future of Cannabis Concentrates: in Hydrocarbon Extraction & Manufacturing; Extraction Optimization Through Artificial Intelligence; and How the Notorious CO2 Became a Superhero: SFC for Green Cannabinoid and Terpene Purification.

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