Locke Lord: BLOCKCHAIN COMPANY APPLIES FOR U.S. PATENT FOR CANNABIS SUPPLY-CHAIN TECHNOLOGY

Cannabis Law Report

Security Matters claims its chemical solution will help manage the supply chain of cannabis by marking any cannabis product, in its solid, liquid, or gas form, with a chemical-based barcode recorded and protected using blockchain technology. Author: Rebecca Lee Katz. Sep 5, 2019.

Meadowlands: California’s Cannabis Supply Chain Panel

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[link] [link] At Meadowlands, representatives from along the licensed California cannabis supply chain discussed creating an environment of open, cooperative cannabis, scaling in the legal market, and capturing the opportunity to finally a create a cannabis industry in California as it should be.

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BCC Alert 16 January 2018: Approved state regulations for cannabis businesses across the supply chain from cultivation to retail.

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SACRAMENTO – California’s three state cannabis licensing authorities today announced that the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) has officially approved state regulations for cannabis businesses across the supply chain from cultivation to retail. PRESS RELEASE.

How Franny’s Farmacy is Redefining Cannabis Business Ownership

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They offer cannabis-specific guidance in banking, wholesale supply-chain management, and marketing so new CBD retailers can focus on establishing their CBD business. Franny's Farmacy encourages entrepreneurs to join the cannabis industry with their own white-label CBD franchise.

CA: SB 67 dubbed a “Band-Aid” by one sponsor

Cannabis Law Report

A California Senate panel on Wednesday advanced a bill – dubbed a “Band-Aid” by one sponsor – in a last-minute bid to prevent thousands of marijuana companies from being temporarily forced out of the legal market and causing chaos in the state’s marijuana supply chain.

MJ Biz: California marijuana track-and-trace data to remain confidential

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At the same time, Parrott expects the agency will release an overview of the state’s legal supply chain, possibly as a year-end recap. That will allow industry officials to get a better idea of the size of the legal marijuana market. “I

Free Report: Cultivation Snapshot: U.S. Wholesale Hemp Prices and Supply

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The legalization of hemp has opened up a world of opportunities for cultivators, extractors and retailers alike, enabling them to compare prices and supply across state lines and secure the best deals. Entrepreneurs across the hemp supply chain.

Grupo Flor Launches California’s First Cannabis Industry Apprentice Program

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The program will provide the company’s employees with mentoring and management training while gaining hands-on experience in the entire supply chain including nursery, cultivation, oil extraction, product manufacture and assembly, wholesale distribution and retail operations. “We

Arcadia Biosciences Announces Joint Venture For Hemp Project In Hawaii

Cannabis Law Report

This strategic partnership will create a vertically integrated seed-to-sale supply chain for Hawaiian hemp production and formulation.

American Herbal Products Association’s Hemp-CBD Supplement Congress – Part 1 – Morning Report

Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law Group Blog

Governor Polis sees this initiative as “a unique opportunity to establish a comprehensive blueprint for how the state will not only manage but also advance this emerging [hemp] industry by examining the entire supply chain from cultivation to market, and the steps in between.” The second and final panel of the morning, “Getting to Market: Hemp Supply Chain Management,” featured a discussion of the hemp supply chain. By: Allen T.

MJ Biz Report: California government report finds regulators are unable to fully oversee the state’s marijuana market

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It noted the agency’s enforcement staff has dozens of unfilled positions and a vacancy rate approaching 80%, making it harder for regulators to ensure the legal supply chain is running the way it’s supposed to.

Bob Hoban Reflects On His Recent Engagement With African Govts & Cannabis Regulation

Cannabis Law Report

We are not only developing successful, responsible business along the way, but we are building the global cannabis infrastructure–the global cannabis supply chain; one continent at a time; one country at a time. He writes. A Note From Robert Hoban. Why Africa?

Michigan’s New Marijuana Regulatory Agency Issues Guidance on the Treatment of “Temporary Operators” and Caregiver Product

Dykema (Cannabis Law Blog)

Today, the new Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) issued a press release regarding recent Michigan Court of Claims rulings, explaining how “temporary operators” will be treated going forward as well as how “caregiver” product will be used to keep a supply chain open to meet patient demand.

Calyx Peak Companies Hires Former COO of MedMen

Cannabis Law Report

As Chief Supply Chain Officer at Sam’s Club, Ben was responsible for supply chain oversight for 600 large format stores and a $3 billion e-commerce business. Press Release in full. Ben Cook is the Newest Cannabis Industry Veteran to Join Calyx Peak Companies. .

Green Light Law Group OR: Forthcoming Presentations On Hemp Law & Issues

Cannabis Law Report

As every farmer knows, solid supply chain relationships are integral to the success of any agri-business. TOPIC 1 — HEMP CROSS POLLINATION LAWSUITS: What you need to know to protect yourself now. What will you do if your sinsemilla crop is seeded out by the hemp farm next door?

Tilray to Spend $419 Million To Buy Manitoba Harvest

Cannabis Law Report

Tilray will look to leverage the food maker’s manufacturing facilities in Manitoba and its supply chain to roughly 16,000 stores where their products are already sold in North America, he added. Cannabis producer Tilray Inc.

ADM Labs Joins Hemp Advancement Initiatives As Industry Stakeholder

Cannabis Law Report

Both CHAMP and the NCIA Hemp Committee will provide industry guidance to develop a comprehensive blueprint for managing and advancing the emerging hemp industry by examining the entire supply chain from cultivation to market, and the steps in between.

California Cannabis Track & Trace System New FAQ Available To Read

Cannabis Law Report

The California Cannabis Track-and-Trace (CCTT) system is being used statewide to record the inventory and movement of cannabis and cannabis products through the commercial cannabis supply chain. This system will be used by all annual and provisional cannabis licensees, including those with licenses for cannabis cultivation, manufacturing, retail, distribution, testing labs, and microbusinesses. CCTT_FAQ_5.8.19. Source: [link]. Also of interest.

Benchmark Benchmark to Supply Cannabis to British Columbia

Canna Newswire

Commenting on the signing of the cannabis supply agreement, William Ying, Benchmark’s CEO, stated, “We are extremely pleased to have achieved another major milestone and to further evolve the overall growth of the organization. Signs an Agreement with the B.C.

Hemp Stakeholders Share Their Thoughts with the USDA

Canna Law Blog

Roughly 50 speakers, including state governments, Indian tribe representatives, and stakeholders in the supply chain of hemp, shared their thoughts during the three-hour long webinar. Supply Chain Stakeholders. Last week, the U.S.

Benchmark Botanics Receives Cannabis Sales Licence From Health Canada

Canna Newswire

The licence allows Benchmark to supply and sell finished cannabis products to provincial governments throughout Canada and through Canada’s distribution and retail supply chain. VANCOUVER, British Columbia – August 12, 2019 / Canna Newswire / – Benchmark Botanics Inc.’s

French Take First Steps With Medical Cannabis

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The challenge is ensuring a French supply chain for the production [of these pharmaceutical products]”.

CIBC World Markets, a subsidiary of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Publish Report on Global Cannabis Market (73pp)

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27 Production And Supply Chain. 41 Production And Supply Chain. 58 Production And Supply Chain. EXTRACT.

At Cannabis Dispensaries, Facial Recognition Software Is Already a Thing. What About Privacy Issues?

Cannabis Law Report

The cannabis industry is embracing new technologies like facial recognition and advanced video analytics throughout the supply chain—from grow rooms and processing facilities to distribution centers and retail dispensaries.

ALM and Shook, Hardy & Bacon Report Says 56% Of GC, “will need to increase their legal resources to keep up with the cannabis market”

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The legal issues are likely to occur as they navigate supply chains, contracts and regulations related to the introduction of hemp, cannabidiol oil and other cannabis-related products into commerce, where state laws often conflict with the federal prohibition on cannabis in the United States.

Ignite International Announces Jim McCormick as New Company President

Canna Newswire

Mr. McCormick joins the company as a highly experienced global consumer goods executive with a deep understanding of brand and trade marketing, operations and supply chain, finance and scaling a business internationally. During his tenure with BAT he successfully led market entry initiatives, driving global brand expansion and optimizing international supply chain operations.

Careers in marijuana catch on at colleges

Canna Care Docs

According to the course description for Cornell’s fall course, some of the industry’s challenges include “establishing better agricultural supply chains, breeding research to develop more vigorous and disease resistant varieties, refining/improving farming practices and identifying new markets.”

Auscann To Buy Cannabis From Opiate Producer

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Westbury-based Tasmanian Alkaloids has entered a three-year agreement to supply cannabis resin to ASX-listed AusCann Group Holdings Limited reports Tasmanian newspaper, The Advocate.

Outlawing Vaping Will Not Make it Safer

Medicinal Genomics

Nine million vape pens are sold every month (BDS Analytics), so this acute rise in illness implies a recent contaminant has entered the supply chain. Recently, some 450 cases of “vape pen” reported illnesses have allegedly contributed to six fatalities (NEJM).

Health Europa outlines what France’s “therapeutic cannabis” regulations might entail

Cannabis Law Report

The challenge is ensuring a French supply chain for the production [of these pharmaceutical products]”. Here’s the report… Therapeutic cannabis may soon be legally available in France to hundreds of thousands of patients suffering from serious pain caused by illness.

300% Rise In Hemp Production But Possibility Only 10% Could Be Turned Into Liquid Gold, CBD

Cannabis Law Report

Banks are so scared that the FDIC will penalize them for supporting anyone that has the word “cannabis” in their supply chain and, since hemp is a form of cannabis, banks won’t make loans for processing equipment.

South Australia: State’s Ex Uber Head Honcho Moves Into Cannabis Starts Lobbying Politicians

Cannabis Law Report

There are two million people that are currently accessing cannabis (through a) criminal supply chain … as a country we can do a lot better than that. Adelaide’s InDaily reports.

Growing Pains for California’s Weed Tracking System

Marijuana Lawyer Blog

To start, the idea of tracking marijuana traveling throughout the supply chain sounds simple enough. We’re not seeing it work it’s way all the way through the supply chain, which ultimately means it’s kind of a broken system at the moment,” he said.

Nation’s First Industrial Hemp Seed Bank Planned for New York

Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law Group Blog

Canopy Growth plans to employ more than 200 individuals to extract and process hemp supplied by farmers to extract and process CBD products. By: Kristin Jordan , Senior Counsel.

Alabama’s Week Of Shame Continues Apace

Cannabis Law Report

Jim McClendon who thinks medical cannabis patients should just sort out their own supply chains in the black market. Fresh Toast reports on the charming Sen. We presume, so he can then lock them up and use them as an example of the degeneracy of the modern world.

Ignite International, Ltd. Signs Joint Venture with Grupo Ensejal, Creating New Business Entity

Canna Newswire

intends to effect this expansion through brand leverage, product development, targeted marketing and strategic supply chain partnerships in each of the target jurisdictions. Joint Venture was initiated to oversee commercial activation of Ignite branded products in Mexico.

LeafWorks, Botanical Genomics Company, Launches its Gender ID Test for Both Cannabis and Hemp Industries

Canna Newswire

By only working with DNA, which is not subject to Schedule I restriction, LeafWorks is able to provide comprehensive DNA-based solutions for cannabis supply chain issues no matter where they occur. Delivers solutions to enable rapid detection and elimination of male plants for growers.