New Commercial Insurance Product to Cover Cannabis and Hemp Business from Seed to Sale

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Article: Marijuana supply chain: Why ‘seed-to-sale’ rules are key to New York legalization debate

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What is a Cannabis Consultant and What Services Do They Provide?


A cannabis consultant is someone who plays an especially important role for those looking to open a cannabis business but lack experience in certain areas. Cannabis consultants play a pivotal role in helping to set up and maintain vital aspects of operations from seed to sale.

$US2 Million Taxpayers Money Has Gone Into The Black Hole That Is Washington’s Seed To Sale System

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According to documents obtained via a public records request, the LCB paid MJ Freeway $1,971,421 between May 2017 and August 2019 for its work on Leaf Data Systems. To be honest we’re surprised the sum isn’t twice as big considering the dramas over the years. It’s worth noting that Akerna seemed to keep getting hired by other states to do the same job. As we used to say. to form a new company, Akerna Corp.,

Association of Nevada Testing labs wants state to release unredacted data from Nevada’s seed-to-sale tracking system

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… An association of marijuana testing labs is calling on the state to release unredacted data from Nevada’s seed-to-sale tracking system amid assertions that certain unidentified labs are inflating THC content readings and giving fewer samples a failing grade in an apparent attempt to attract more business. The association was formed early this year to help labs share best practices and lobby for the Legislature. The Nevada Independent reports.

Seed To Sale, Traceability: Bio Track & Leaf, The Retailers’ Experience In Washington State

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If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation. Tracebility was and is the tracking of Cannabis and Cannabis-infused items and products from “see d to sale”, as directed to Washington and Colorado per the Cole Memo issued in August 2013. My store, Cannabis Central, was in the third flight of stores to open in August of 2014. BioTrack showed itself, initially, in my opinion, to be a capable system.

Article “Taxed to Death: Follow One Gram of Weed along California’s Twisted Path from Seed to Sale”

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This scarcity puts the owners of buildings or land in these zones in a powerful position when it comes to negotiations. This typically leads to lease or rent payments 200-300% higher than what would be charged to a more traditional business. operation, that’s $50k per year straight to the city. The same article states that the average retail price per gram for legal weed in California is also on the rise, up to $9.82 Here are a couple of snippets from the piece.

Encrypted cartridges are here to help you build customer trust


Let your customers know exactly what’s in their vape cart—from seed to sale. The post Encrypted cartridges are here to help you build customer trust appeared first on Leafly. Industry CRMC sponsored article vape safety Vaping vaporizers

New Publication: Best Practices for Developing a Reliable Supply Chain for Hemp Businesses

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hemp industry has not yet developed a mature, standard operating supply chain from seed to sale. From Hemp Industry Daily… he nascent U.S. Because there … Read More.

Metrc Was Granted $US20Million Contract In Missouri & Then Bickers With State & Bullies Licensees

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Cannabis & the Law report……… In September 2019, Metrc, a prominent cannabis seed-to-sale tracking company, filed suit against the Missouri Office of Administration (OA) requesting … Read More. Breaking News

Two NM hemp companies join forces

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Two prominent New Mexico hemp companies are joining forces in an attempt to offer a wider array of services from seed to sale. Reports Albuquerque … Read More. The post Two NM hemp companies join forces first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Press Release US

Jamaica Tendering For Track & Trace Solution

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We have a pretty good idea who will use their powers of persuasion to get Jamaica on board with their solution. Currently 40 operating licenses have been issued with 14 remaining still to be paid for. Advertisement - Procurement of Track and Trace Seed-to-Sale. Take a look at the tender document. At least it means we can publish stories for the next 36 months on all the dramas that will then ensue.

Akerna Flash Report: Steep Decline in Nevada’s Cannabis Sales

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DENVER, May 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Business intelligence from Akerna, a leading compliance technology provider and developer of the cannabis industry’s first seed-to-sale enterprise resource planning (ERP) software technology (MJ Platform®) shows recreational cannabis sales in Nevada have taken a steep decline reaching 56% when compared to the rest of the recreational market’s average […].

Bio TrackTHC CEO Resigns

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For more than seven years, Vo was an executive at Florida-based BioTrackTHC, a seed-to-sale software provider, most recently serving as CEO and president. According to an 8-K filing from Helix TCS, Vo’s resignation on Sept. 12 “was not the result of a disagreement with the company on any matter relating to the company’s operations, policies or practices.”. MJ Biz reports.

Oklahoma governor puts pen to paper on medical marijuana legislation

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It also allows employers to fire medical marijuana users in certain “safety-sensitive jobs” who test positive for cannabis use. Here are additional details, according to The Oklahoman : Products will be tested for pesticides, THC, terpenoid potency and heavy metals. The state will use a seed-to-sale tracking system that will track batch numbers, product types, sales details and other inventory information.

California Says Nearly All Cannabis Businesses Will Be In Statewide Tracking System By End Of October

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California says its system for tracking cannabis products from seed-to-sale will soon cover the entire industry — but regulators still have more work to do. In May, less than 10 percent of licensed cannabis businesses were enrolled in the system known as track-and-trace. Speaking at a press conference Monday, Nick Maduros with the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration said the state has since made significant progress. “As

Arcadia Biosciences Announces Joint Venture For Hemp Project In Hawaii

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This strategic partnership will create a vertically integrated seed-to-sale supply chain for Hawaiian hemp production and formulation. Sales are expected to commence in late 2019. Legacy Ventures Hawaii’s principals are island natives, and includes Shane Victorino, a former MLB player and son of the current mayor of Maui Mike Victorino.

New York is Next: Governor Cuomo Details Cannabis Legalization Proposal

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Cuomo's three-tier distribution model has big MMJ biz wary of losing control of seed-to-sale process. Others say yes. Industry

Utah Chooses Leaf Data For Track & Trace

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Leaf Data used to be MJ Freeway. But no need to panic we learn via a MJ Biz report, “The next generation of Leaf Data Systems provides what it calls a “product authentication system.” It’s got to be better than the last generation. MJ Biz write…… Utah regulators selected Leaf Data Systems for its medical cannabis seed-to-sale traceability program. The program is intended to help patients avoid fake products on the market.

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Dispensaries Plan To Open Soon Despite Medical Marijuana Mess In Missouri


Although medical cannabis has technically been legal in Missouri for over a year and cards have been issued, patients are still waiting desperately for dispensaries to open across the state. On November 8, 2018, Missouri became the 31st state to legalize medical marijuana. Amendment 2, which became effective on December 6, 2018, legalizes marijuana for medical purposes, allows home growing, and imposes a 4% marijuana sales tax.

Cannacurio Podcast Episode 31 with Lewis Koski of Metrc


In the latest episode of the Cannacurio Podcast from Cannabiz Media, my co-host, Amanda Guerrero, and I discuss speak with Lews Koski, Chief Operating Officer of Metrc , a leading seed-to-sale track-and-trace technology company for the cannabis and hemp industries.

The Regulator Crackdown Begins: Cannabis Compliance Failures

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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 in particular, regulators are beginning to crack down on what has been the wild west of marijuana sales for the past two decades since the legalization of medical cannabis in California back in 1996.

Gender Screen Cannabis Seedlings for Better ROI on Pheno Hunting

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So you have decided it’s time to bring some new genetics into your garden. This is an exciting time for any grower as you get to explore the diversity of cannabis and discover new and interesting varieties. Make better use of space, pop more seeds.

Today’s Answer of the Day


What does it mean to be a vertical system? In a vertical system, a dispensary is responsible for all aspects of the medical marijuana product – One company does everything from “seed to sale” – Growing and Cultivation, Extraction, Manufacturing and Dispensing. Each step of the “seed to sale”process impacts the final product and/or patient experience. Some state medical marijuana dispensary systems are vertical systems.

New York City Bodega Owners Fight For Their Right To Sell Cannabis


Wouldn’t it be convenient to be able to buy all of your necessities like groceries, laundry detergent, beer, and cannabis from one store in just one stop on the way home from work? Recreational cannabis is expected to be legalized in New York as early as this year, and the bodegas in New York City want a guarantee that they will be able to distribute the product when that happens. Cuomo to take into account the racial disparity in marijuana arrests.

Quick List of February 2020 Cannabis Events

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Seed to Sale Show. FEBRUARY 2020 CANNABIS INDUSTRY EVENTS. Cannabis Career Fair+Expo: St. Louis. February 1, 2020. Louis, MO. The SPAC Conference 2020. February 6, 2020. New York, NY. International Cannabis Business Conference. February 6, 2020 – February 7, 2020. San Francisco, CA. Tropical Expo East. February 7, 2020 – February 8, 2020. Naples, FL. Cannabis Career Fair+Expo: Kansas City. February 8, 2020. Kansas City, MO. Cannabis Europa. February 10, 2020.

Drummond Woodsum Latest Legal Updates From Maine

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Beverage Plant License Required to Manufacture Marijuana Beverages. Now is the time to draft or finalize a plan for submission, making sure that it fully complies with the published rule. Maine Switches to Metrc for Seed to Sale Tracking. The Office of Marijuana Policy announced that it was in the process of developing a contract with Florida-based Metrc LLC to provide track and trace services. News & Updates from DWCANNABISLAW.COM.

Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority announces legislative changes to program

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“OMMA(Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority) has reinstituted a project management structure to ensure compliance and timely implementation of the changes,” said Tom Bates, Interim Commissioner of Health. Board Certification – Effective May 7, 2019, SB 162 removed the requirement for physicians issuing recommendations to patients for medical marijuana to be board certified. All other business applicants will be subject to the new residency requirements set forth in HB 2612.

5 Years In, Washington Considers Overhaul Of Cannabis Regulation

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Assoc Press report… “We’ve typically been so challenged with the issues of the day we haven’t been looking out long-term to determine what the future looks like,” Garza said. One big-picture issue the board could rethink is whether to abandon the state’s seed-to-sale marijuana tracking program, which has long been beset by software issues, sometimes grinding business to a halt, in favor of a system where businesses report their transactions to the board and are then audited.

Pay Cannabis Tax with Cryptocurrency? California Takes a Look.

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We’ve written about the potential benefits of harnessing the power of blockchain technology to track and trace cannabis from seed to sale and provide an effective regulatory tool for governments (see here and here ). I have been writing and speaking about the potential benefits of blockchain in a variety of contexts, not limited to cannabis.

Oregon Marijuana: OLCC to Adopt “Fix-it or Ticket” Approach for Some Rule Violations

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The VOC program allows OLCC inspectors to issue VOC paperwork (the “ticket”) to licensees for a select number of violations. Where the licensee is able to fix the problem within the required timeframe, the OLCC will not commence further proceedings against the licensee.

Hoban Law Brings On A Director of Business Development

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Halston launched her career in the Denver area, starting off in the beverage industry, where she began to develop her sales and networking skills with an eye for marketing and business development. At 25, she started her own company managing and staffing events and trade shows to help grow different industry brands throughout the country. Because she excelled at putting deals together, she formed another company to buy and sell Hunter/Jumper show horses. .

Florida Appellate Court Agrees with Trial Court that Medical Marijuana Licensing Scheme Conflicts with Florida’s Constitution

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In 2016, Florida voters overwhelmingly voted in favor of a ballot initiative intended to expand medical marijuana accessibility to patients diagnosed with a “debilitating condition,” which is now embedded in Article X, Section 29 of the Florida Constitution (the “Medical Marijuana Amendment”). In 2017, then-Governor Scott signed into law Senate Bill 8-A intended to implement the Medical Marijuana Amendment. By: Matthew Ginder , Senior Counsel.

Article: Track and Trace for Medical and Adult Use Marijuana Programs

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A preliminary draft rule related to the tracking and tracing of products in the Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Program is currently available for review on the Office of Marijuana Policy’s website: [link]. Parties interested in providing feedback in response to the preliminary draft rules may do so through the following page: [link]. If you were not able to register for one of those trainings, you are not alone. Track and Trace for Medical and Adult Use. Marijuana Programs.

Nevada Tax Commission approves settlements with two marijuana companies, including lab accused of reporting inflated THC levels By

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The items were initially listed on the consent agenda, meaning they were not supposed to be open for discussion, but were later pulled for comments from commission members. But the laboratory is admitting no liability, and agreed to a settlement of $70,000. Laura Jacobsen, who represented the lab, said she couldn’t say whether the lab had come to a settlement in the past and deferred to the attorney general on whether past disciplinary action was confidential.

Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission Looking To Hire, “Responsible Vendor Trainers for Marijuana Establishment Agents”

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Apply to Become a Responsible Vendor Trainer for Marijuana Establishment Agents in Massachusetts. Starting tomorrow, the Cannabis Control Commission (Commission) will begin accepting applications from entities seeking to achieve state certification as Responsible Vendor Trainers for Marijuana Establishment Agents. Head to our website for more details on the program, and click on the link below to apply to become a trainer.

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) Publishes The Cannabis Licensing They’ll Allow

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“We appreciate and continue to seek the public’s input on how to best implement Article XIV of the Constitution ,” said Dr. Randall Williams, DHSS Director. “After careful due diligence based on broad input and other states’ experiences, we are establishing the number of licenses in this first year to be consistent with what is outlined in the Constitution. Moving forward, we will continually reassess to ensure access for patients is adequate.”