The FDA’s stance on hemp CBD

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Hemp CBD

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

3 cannabis industry predictions for 2019

Bill GunnisonRegulatory News1 Comment

cannabis 2019

It’s hard to make cannabis industry predictions, but some of the largest markets in the world will open for business in 2019. Billion dollar industries are on the horizon in places like New York City and Chicago. And, most importantly, the federal government is poised to enact cannabis reform. Here … Read More

What could the US legalizing marijuana look like?

Taylor Hart-BowlanRegulatory News1 Comment

Everyone and their government is legalizing marijuana Remember that time when fall of 2018 got weird? If you don’t, it was this last month. For starters, it began with a bunch of Canadians legally smoking out, well, all of Canada. Then Mexico pulled a one-two: its Supreme Court decriminalized cannabis, … 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

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

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cannabis compliance

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