Weed News

  • by Aaron Biros
    The impact of COVID-19 on cannabis retail sales in the United States has been mixed with an episode of surge buying followed by lower sales at the end of March. The cannabis industry’s status as an essential business makes a difference. Safety tips […]
  • by Aaron Biros
    Last week, Ellice Ogle delivered a presentation on food safety culture for infused products manufacturers. A lot of questions were asked, but she was only able to answer a few of them. In this piece, Ellice addresses the unanswered questions and provides some […]
  • by Aaron Biros
    The FDA sent a warning letter to former NFL player Kyle Turley’s CBD brand for making unsubstantiated health claims that CBD can cure COVID-19. Even after the warning letter, Turley is still on social media claiming CBD can cure COVID-19. The post FDA […]
  • by Aaron Biros
    The rush to hire and scale up has caused cannabis businesses to face layoffs, increasing exposure to EPL claims. Reduce your business’ risk with these 4 best practices. The post Heightened EPL Exposure Hits Cannabis Businesses When Laying Off Employees appeared first on Cannabis […]
  • by Aaron Biros
    Cannabis scientists have skills that can help during this crisis. Cannabis labs even have instruments that can be used for COVID-19 testing. The National COVID-19 Research Volunteer Database, recently launched by Harvard Postdoc, Michael Wells, is encouraging US-based life sciences scientists to sign-up. […]
  • by Aaron Biros
    Failure, the learning experience and the subsequent rapid innovation can often be a blessing in disguise. See how failure helped Dr. Roggen and Soheil Nasseri turn their research into something productive. The post (L)Earning from Failure appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.
  • by Aaron Biros
    In this week’s Brand Marketing Byte, we take a look at Mike Tyson’s brand, Tyson Ranch, which earned media attention recently in an unconventional way. The post Cannabis Brands in Culture: Tyson Ranch appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.
  • by Aaron Biros
    Libbey suggests we all use the new free time we have for some reflection: Small changes in the way we think and behave can lead to significant change. The post Home Office HACCP During COVID-19 appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal.
  • by Aaron Biros
    From formulating the plan to worker safety, pesticide regulations and REI times – This is the ultimate guide to integrated pest management. Learn how to effectively implement an IPM plan and use the right tools in the right way at the right time. […]
  • by Aaron Biros
    While the federal government has been considering legislation, such as SAFE Banking and the STATES Act, to create a more rational federal cannabis policy, neither of these bills are likely to pass any time soon given the current COVID-19 pandemic. At the end […]