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Haleigh's Hope Receives USDA Organic Certification for 2017 Hemp Crop

Haleigh’s Hope Receives USDA Organic Certification for 2017 Hemp Crop

Haleigh’s Hope Receives USDA Organic Certification for 2017 Hemp Crop

SOUTH PARK, Colo., Sept. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Haleigh’s Hope is excited to announce that they received USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) Organic Certification for its hemp crop at both farm locations in Colorado.

Cannabis Standards: FOCUS and ASTM Joining Forces to Drive Standardization

Cannabis Standards: FOCUS and ASTM Joining Forces to Drive Standardization

On June 12, 2017, ASTM International, an international voluntary consensus standards organization, announced that it had signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Foundation of Cannabis Unified Standards, indicating that the two organizations will collaborate in developing cannabis standards for the legal cannabis industry.

Foundation of Cannabis Unified Standards and ASTM International Sign MOU on Cannabis Standards

Foundation of Cannabis Unified Standards and ASTM International Sign MOU on Cannabis Standards

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Penn., June 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Yesterday, global standards organization ASTM International and the Foundation of Cannabis Unified Standards (FOCUS) announced a Memorandum of Understanding to work together to address standardization needs for the cannabis industry.

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BioTrackTHC™ COO Joins ASTM International Standardization Group

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — BioTrackTHC COO Moe Afaneh announces membership with ASTM International. This will allow Dr. Afaneh to offer his years of experience in the cannabis industry to the ASTM International decision-making process.

Standards Go Global: ASTM Forming Cannabis Committee

Standards Go Global: ASTM Forming Cannabis Committee

On April 25, 2017, ASTM International, an international voluntary consensus standards organization, announced that its board of directors had approved the formation of a cannabis committee, signaling the professional development of global standards for the legal cannabis industry.

Standards Could Get Professional Treatment with ASTM's Cannabis Committee

Standards Could Get Professional Treatment with ASTM’s Cannabis Committee

You’ve found a strain that you love and it’s available at your local dispensary, but do you know under what conditions it was grown or how it was handled when infused into your favorite edible? Maybe the budtender guarantees you’ve selected a quality product, but you may soon be empowered beyond blind trust as the next level of universal standards are on the horizon.

Science and Medicine of Cannabis: What Role Will FDA Play in Medical Cannabis?

Science and Medicine of Cannabis: What Role Will FDA Play in MMJ?

Stephen Goldner, Senior Forensic Toxicologist at Quantum 9, learned early on how to work with the FDA, having developed the FDA-approved liquid dose form of methadone with his mentor John Broich. Hear Goldner discuss what role the FDA would likely play in life after medical cannabis legalization.

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Can Oregon Set ‘Green Standard’ for Edibles Industry?

Oregon is certainly setting a high bar for what a profitable and well-regulated recreational market could look like for the industry; however, there are still a few features of the market in Washington that recreational customers have an appetite for that remains to be filled.

Cannabis Chemistry Subdivision

Cannabis Chemistry Subdivision to Bolster the Science of Cannabis

On. Oct. 8, 2015, the American Chemical Society’s division of Chemical Health and Safety voted to form the Cannabis Chemistry Subdivision, also known as CANN. The subdivision’s membership will include cannabis specialists in chemistry, research and industry regulations.

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DigiPath Labs Joins the Association of Commercial Cannabis Laboratories

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — DigiPath Labs, a subsidiary of DigiPath, Inc. (OTCBB: DIGP), recently joined the Association of Commercial Cannabis Laboratories (“ACCL”), a group of independent lab operators that have come together to address the lack of standards and standard practices in the medical and recreational cannabis industry in the United States.

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Cannabis Training Institute Offers Online Education

The Cannabis Training Institute helps educate and guide dispensaries, caregivers and professionals in the marijuana business through online education. Started by a former Citibank executive, the company was established with the goal of becoming the industry’s go-to place for online education.

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Critical Tasks on the Road to Legalization

The marijuana industry has grown considerably in the last year, facing challenges from the public, legislators and federal prosecutors along the way. However, the industry has many more critical tasks it must overcome on the road to national legalization.

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Stink Sack Packages Safety with Success

The sweet smell of success may turn out to be non-odorous if Stink Sack has anything to say about it. The New York company has been producing its smell-proof bags since 2010 and came to the aid of many Colorado dispensaries and growers.

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MJ Freeway Announces Full Integration With Washington State LCB’s Seed-to-Sale Traceability System for Retail Marijuana Sales

DENVER, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — MJ Freeway®, the industry-leading cannabis business software platform, is pleased to announce its integration with the Washington State Liquor Control Board’s traceability system.


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