Category: Regulatory News

Mitigating Metrc Risk

Mitigating Metrc Risk

There are many unique aspects to cannabis regulation, none more fraught with risk than inventory management. We’re not aware of any industry that is required to track its inventory on a government mandated database through every single phase of the supply chain. Imagine a hops farmer, brewer, and liquor store all being required to report […]

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Marijuana midterm results 2018

Marijuana midterm results 2018

The 2018 midterm results are in and there were some big wins regarding marijuana initiatives. So what were the highlights? We can all agree that Michigan becoming the 10th state to legalize recreational marijuana is big news. In addition, Missouri and Utah became the 31st and 32nd states to legalize medical marijuana. Congrats!  Let’s take a […]

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Regulators keep on regulating

Regulators keep on regulating

The BCC crackdown Listen, I get it. Telling someone you work with regulatory compliance isn’t going to make you the life of the party. But I promise you compliance can be exciting, especially when the regulators surprise you. Take this example: Last week, California’s Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) swooped in and seized over $2,000,000 of cannabis and cannabis […]

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Licensing in Massachusetts? You must pass inspection first!

Licensing in Massachusetts? You must pass inspection first!

Licensing in Massachusetts Licensing in Massachusetts is heating up, as the Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) has granted final licenses. Dispensaries, cultivators, manufacturers, and testing labs have received licenses in the past month. A common requirement in the US is that cannabis must be tested before stocking it on shelves. Retailers in Massachusetts were waiting on testing labs just last week […]

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