The Cost of Non-Compliance

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While most cannabis and hemp businesses understand that they must follow a set of guidelines and implement certain quality control factors into their daily operations, many do not understand the depth of compliance and documentation needed to meet all state and federal requirements. Countless operators complain about the cost of compliance, without factoring in the costs of non-compliance.

Canada: Manager, Regulatory and Compliance

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The post Canada: Manager, Regulatory and Compliance first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Namaste Technologies began as an international cannabis eCommerce company operating 32 sites in 20 countries. We have years of data collected on legal cannabis users … Read More.

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Certified Cannabis Compliance Training, Inc., (“CCCT”) has announced the introduction of its certification for cannabis compliance auditors leading to the Certified Compliance Officer® (“CCO”) designation,

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September 1, 2020 – Certified Cannabis Compliance Training, Inc., (“CCCT”) has announced the introduction of its certification for cannabis compliance auditors leading to the Certified … Read More.

Cannabis Compliance Board

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With the passage and signing of Assembly Bill 533, Nevada created the Cannabis Compliance Board (CCB). The post Cannabis Compliance Board appeared first on Connor & Connor PLLC. During the 2019 Legislative Session in Carson City, the Governor championed a sweeping retooling of the State’s marijuana regulatory mechanism. Modeled after the Nevada Gaming Control Board, the CCB will be tasked with regulation and oversight of the cannabis industry in Nevada.

Australia: Medicinal Cannabis Quality Systems and Compliance Specialist

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Document: OLCC – Recreational Marijuana Program Compliance Education Bulletin Bulletin CE2020-06 October 15, 2020

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The bulletin is part of OLCC’s compliance education. The post Document: OLCC - Recreational Marijuana Program Compliance Education Bulletin Bulletin CE2020-06 October 15, 2020 first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

Cracking Down On Compliance

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Operational compliance has become paramount to the success of many cannabis businesses following new state regulations that went into effect earlier this year. For others, non-compliance has been a great downfall. In recent months, a rapid number of compliance enforcement agencies have emerged at both the local and state level. Our firm offers full-coverage compliance counseling to licensed cannabis businesses. MARGOLIN & LAWRENCE APRIL 30, 2019.

How CBD Companies Are Preparing for the Future of Compliance


The post How CBD Companies Are Preparing for the Future of Compliance appeared first on Leafly. Industry cbd compliance Core CBD regulations sponsored articleCBD products are lightly regulated right now, but that won't be the case forever. Here's how companies like Core CBD are working to prepare ahead of time for a more closely watched industry.

Press Release: Governor Sisolak Appoints Final Members to Nevada Cannabis Compliance Board

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CARSON CITY, NV – Today, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak announced the appointments of Dr. Bryan Young and Riana Durrett to the Nevada Cannabis Compliance Board … Read More.

UK Food Authority Clarifies CBD Compliance

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Executive Summary The UK’s Food Safety Authority responds to questions from industry about its new CBD compliance rules. Information behind paywall at [link] … Read More. One-Hit Wonders

USA: Managing Regulatory & Compliance Counsel at PAX Labs San Francisco, CA 94101

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Identify and enable the compliance team to execute initiatives that turn unstructured problems into tightly-scoped, high-impact projects. The post USA: Managing Regulatory & Compliance Counsel at PAX Labs San Francisco, CA 94101 first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

Why Marijuana Compliance is Important


One of the biggest advantages to legalization in Canada is the advantage of marijuana compliance. Despite the Canadian cannabis industry being in its infancy, marijuana compliance has already either failed to prevent defects (as was the case with Redecan) or was flatly ignored (the situation with Bonify). As advocates for legalization, it is important to remember why marijuana compliance is important. Marijuana Compliance Ensures Security.

Compliance over Enforcement: The New Normal For Washington Marijuana Businesses

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SB 5318 forces the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (“LCB”) to make some major institutional changes, requiring the LCB to work with licensees on compliance matters and limiting the LCB’s ability to issue violations. ” In addition, the LCB must “expand existing programs for compliance education for licensed marijuana businesses and their employees.” On July 28, 2019, Senate Bill 5318 (“ SB 5318 “) went into effect.


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Breaking: The Nevada Cannabis Compliance Board (CCB) Issues Warnings & Opens Investigations Into 3 Dispensaries

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The Nevada Cannabis Compliance Board (CCB) has opened investigations into three dispensaries for selling product that twice failed microbial testing.

Marijuana Packaging and Labeling Compliance Reviews

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While adult use marijuana sales may not launch until late summer/early fall 2020, now is the time to ensure that all packaging and labeling for … Read More. One-Hit Wonders

The Regulator Crackdown Begins: Cannabis Compliance Failures

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It’s time to get serious about compliance before it’s too late. The post The Regulator Crackdown Begins: Cannabis Compliance Failures appeared first on Medical Marijuana Blog. It’s no secret the cannabis industry is booming. The end to prohibition is in sight, not just in North America, but around the world and businesses are taking note. In fact, according to Grand View Research, the global legal marijuana market is expected to reach $146.4 billion by the end of 2025.

New Nevada Cannabis Related Legislation – AB533: Cannabis Compliance Board / SB209: Testing and labeling of hemp products

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AB533 : Cannabis Compliance Board This new law transfers most of the responsibilities of marijuana regulation starting Wednesday to a new, five-person Cannabis Compliance Board … Read More. Cannabis Law News

Cannabis Standards Rely on Transparency, Compliance and Collaboration

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The guidelines below detail some prime facets to consider in order to maintain high quality control standards in the cannabis research space: o Compliance with the Cannabis Act and the MRIA Code of Conduct including referencing the guidelines listed in the Pharmaceutical Research section. o Respondent checks: Age gates are in place to ensure compliance, and if underaged, then medical licenses must be checked. Authored By: Arundati Dandapani.

Invitation for Public Comment: Draft Conceptual Rules for Marijuana Business Premise Certificate of Compliance

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The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) is seeking public comment regarding draft conceptual rules. These draft conceptual rules are narrowly scoped to include … Read More. Breaking News

CannTrust affirms its commitment to regulatory compliance and restoring trust

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The post CannTrust affirms its commitment to regulatory compliance and restoring trust appeared first on Cannabis News | Lifestyle Tips | Expert Opinions | Stocks. As part of its Review of Operations, CannTrust reduces workforce and spend while preserving key talent. Blog Business Cannabis Canada Cannabis Legalization CannTrust Featured Marijuana Legalization Marijuana News Press Releases cannabis canada canntrust canntrust investigation

The FDA and FTC Regulatory Overlap Means Twice as Much Compliance for CBD Companies

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develop compliance programs to (i) ensure that their marketing efforts align with federal guidelines and (ii) ensure that their compliance team is familiar with the FDA and the FTC’s regulations to successfully implement these guidelines. Last week, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued warning letters to three unnamed companies that advertised their CBD-infused products as treatments or cure for serious medical conditions. These warning letters are nothing new.

Oregon: OLCC Rules & Regs Updates + Recent Fines & Compliance Issues

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January 17, 2020. OLCC Commission Adopts Updated Rules for Marijuana Program. Approves Marijuana Licensee Stipulated Settlements. Portland, OR — At its monthly meeting on January 16, 2020, the Commissioners of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission approved five marijuana violation stipulated settlement agreements. The Commission also adopted changes to the rules for the Recreational Marijuana Program that address technical fixes and changes made during the 2019 legislative session.

Hoban Law Launch Cannabis Compliance and Regulation courses on Green Flower Media Platform

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Here are the Cannabis Compliance and Regulation courses launching on the Green Flower Media platform. . HLG Course Descriptions: Historical Perspectives – Garrett Graff, Esq. Securing State Licenses and Local Permits – Craig Small, Esq. HLG. . Corporate Formation – Larry Mishkin, Esq. Banking, Accounting and Tax – Steve Schain, Esq. Employment and Labor – Larry Mishkin, Esq. Advertising, Labeling, & Packaging – Garrett Graff, Esq.

Green Flower Starts Producing Educational Content On Legal Cannabis Compliance

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This is what they say… The Green Flower Cannabis Compliance & Regulations Certificate Program will familiarize you with the laws and regulations that govern the cannabis industry in the United States, so you’ll be able to keep your organization, your team, and yourself out of trouble as your business matures. You’ll Master Topics Essential To Success In Commercial Cannabis Compliance, Including: Protecting Intellectual Property. Director of Compliance.

Deloitte expands cannabis practice with Cannabis Compliance Inc. acquisition

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Toronto, November 26, 2019 – Deloitte has acquired Mississauga-based Cannabis Compliance Inc. Specializing in licensing and compliance, CCI has become a trusted advisor to many Canadian cannabis business leaders. As the cannabis ecosystem continues to develop, businesses will become more complex, particularly in the area of regulatory and compliance in cannabis. Here’s the press release in full.

Evergreen Medical Supply Penalized by Health Canada for Non-Compliance


Evergreen was caught off-guard during a surprise inspection, which led to a label of non-compliance in August. They said in a statement: “This enforcement action reinforces the importance of Health Canada’s inspections of cannabis licence holders to identify non-compliance and to protect the integrity of Canada’s legal cannabis production system.”. The post Evergreen Medical Supply Penalized by Health Canada for Non-Compliance appeared first on WeedAdvisor.

Colorado: Compliance Tip issued by the Marijuana Enforcement Division regarding upcoming renewal requirements pursuant to legislative changes under SB19-224.

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Video: Nevada Cannabis Compliance Board (CCB) holds its first board meeting at the Grant Sawyer Building

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Led by former Nevada Supreme Court Chief Justice Michael Douglas, who serves as Chair, the CCB moved to approve its core set of regulations, the … Read More. Breaking News

Oregon: OLCC’s Compliance Notices For July 2019

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The Commission approved the following fines and/or marijuana license suspensions, license surrenders, or marijuana worker permit surrender based on stipulated settlements: Green Depot * will surrender its recreational marijuana wholesaler license for six violations, and each licensee will receive a letter of reprimand. Licensees are: Green State Wholesale, LLC; Odeh Halhouli, Member/Manager; Sadallah Kahuk, Member; Wahid Barghouthy, Member.


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3 Compliance Risks Cannabis Dispensary Owners Can Eliminate Right Now

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Following the rules requires navigating a complex and ever-changing labyrinth of cannabis regulations, a daunting task even for the most seasoned compliance officers. For those that are fretting about the compliance status of their cannabis dispensary, here are three often overlooked mistakes that you can fix right now. For example, one of the easiest compliance mistakes a dispensary employee can make is improperly storing cannabis. Cannabis compliance is not once-and-done.

The Dangers and Consequences of Non-Compliance: WeedAdvisor’s Role in Prevention


How, in a country with the most restrictive legal cannabis regulations, can such blatant non-compliance occur? There is also the possibility of accidental non-compliance – although Canada is yet to see this happen. Once a country develops its own medical and/or recreational cannabis framework, it will not be difficult for new licensed producers and retailers to struggle with compliance. This is where WeedAdvisor’s compliance solutions make a difference.

CannTrust to Destroy Millions in Cannabis Products as it Struggles to Regain Compliance


WeedAdvisor’s Compliance Solutions. . Out of all the errors producers, distributors or retailers can make, non-compliance is arguable one of the most egregious. WeedAdvisor understands the critical balance required to ensure compliance, which is why one of our many business solutions include key functions like inventory tracking, real-time data, safety monitoring, reporting and more.

OLCC Issues Winter Holiday Compliance Checklist

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However, the Director is actually providing an early holiday gift with this Checklist, because he is providing all licensees with advance notice of those areas where the OLCC is going to pay particular attention to confirm compliance. The Executive Director of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission is spreading good cheer this holiday season by issuing a “Winter Holiday Checklist” to all recreational marijuana licensees.

Massachusetts Compliance & Training Program For Cannabis Companies (Nation’s First) Deemed A Success

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1 deadline to train managers and employees under a new compliance and safety program that is the first of its kind in the nation. The state’s Responsible Vendor Training Program is designed to support licensee compliance and enhance the safety of customers and employees. Seed-to-sale tracking compliance. MA’s Cannabis Industry Compliance Training. MJ Biz reports. It was down to the wire for some Massachusetts marijuana companies to meet a Jan.

CBD Companies Failing On Compliance, Disclosure And Product Safety, New Report Finds

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LegitScript reviewed hundreds of CBD websites for regulatory compliance, tested dozens of products for potency and safety, and investigated financial activity behind the transactions. 98% of surveyed CBD merchants were operating out of compliance. The Online CBD Industry Unmasked. Hard Truths About Today’s CBD Products, Websites, and Financial Activity. Potency Gaps, Carcinogens, High Heavy Metal Levels —. LegitScript Study Reveals Even More. Get all the surprising details.