Simplifya Partners with CannGen Insurance Services to Reward Compliant Cannabis License Holders

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Denver – Simplifya, the leading provider of regulatory compliance software for the cannabis industry, announced today a partnership with CannGen Insurance Services, the cannabis industry’s leading insurance underwriting facility, to provide licensed cannabis businesses with discounted insurance premiums for qualified operators. “Both Simplifya and CannGen recognize the value that compliance … Read More

Simplifya Meets MED Directors Burack and Mendiola

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Jim Burack and Dominique Mendiola

At Simplifya, we like to get as much face-to-face time as possible with other members of the cannabis industry. On any given night, you can find our team attending rule-making hearings, trade shows, and networking events like Tuesday night’s CannaGather event featuring Marijuana Enforcement Division Director Jim Burack and Deputy … Read More

Tribes and Cannabis: Federalism is Messy

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Today’s “legal” cannabis industry grew out of the cracks in our federalist system (a system where other states or governments operate in addition to the federal government). In the US, we have state government powers and federal government powers. Sometimes they overlap; sometimes they conflict. Cannabis is only legal because … Read More

The FDA’s stance on hemp CBD

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The cannabis industry heralded the approval of recent legislation that legalized the growing of hemp and the marketing of products derived from it. Actually, to say industry proponents heralded hemp’s return to legality is likely an understatement. Based on the deluge of press releases that came pouring into my inbox … Read More

Updated SOP templates now available for Colorado

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What better way to start your new year than by using SOP templates that comply with Colorado’s new marijuana rules? While most of us were sipping champagne and celebrating the New Year, Colorado’s updated marijuana rules went into effect. In a recent blog post, we pointed out the most significant … Read More

Marijuana midterm results 2018

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Simplifya's regulatory analyst, Bill, breaks down the states with marijuana-related initiatives after the 2018 midterm election!

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 … Read More

My favorite weird marijuana regulations

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So you want to know about weird marijuana regulations As we all know (hopefully), marijuana is illegal under federal law. In spite of that law, 30 states now allow the sale of marijuana in some capacity. Except for a few short memos from the U.S. Attorney General’s office, states have … Read More

Colorado’s top cannabis regulator reveals his insight into the industry

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Link to full interview here — In order to be successful, cannabis companies must traverse a patchwork of state and local regulations while also remaining competitive in a steadily growing marketplace. They frequently have to make complex business decisions, often aimed at achieving compliance while minimizing disruption to their optimal operating … Read More

Protecting water rights for hemp farmers

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Last week, I got an email blast from Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) and one of the updates was about protecting water rights for hemp farmers. I’ve always been curious about where the hemp and marijuana industries differ and overlap, so I took the click bait. Here’s an excerpt: A pilot … Read More