The event was originally planned to take place October 21-23 in Schaumburg, Illinois. It is now being converted to a series of webinars that will take place every Tuesday over the course of eight weeks.
The media has been reporting on supply chain disruption for quite some time now due to COVID-19. This piece discusses how the pandemic has impacted the cannabis supply chain and how companies can stay ahead of the curve.
Understanding how to properly get started with cannabis testing is difficult for a laboratory. Using these tools, a lab can pivot to cannabis testing as long as they take the necessary measures to ensure it is done right.
According to a press release, the Florida Department of Agriculture named Kaycha Labs as their first “Designated Compliance Laboratory” as part of the roll out of their newly initiated hemp program.
Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) introduced the bill recently, which would include cannabis businesses in the Small Business Administration’s relief efforts. But even if it does get passed, how much will it actually help cannabis businesses?
The Cannabis Quality Conference & Expo (CQC) is an educational and networking event for cannabis safety and quality solutions. Serving the Midwest market with a unique focus on science, technology and compliance, the CQC enables attendees to engage in conversations that are critical for advancing careers and organizations alike. Visit with exhibitors to learn about cutting-edge solutions, explore three high-level educational tracks for learning valuable industry trends, and network with industry executives to find solutions to improve quality, efficiency and cost effectiveness in a quickly evolving cannabis marketplace.
Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, one laboratory accreditation company is adapting by working with their clients remotely. Through the use of cameras and virtual meeting software, PJLA is helping their clients maintain their accreditation.
Cannabis scientists have skills that can help during this crisis. Cannabis labs even have instruments that can be used for COVID-19 testing. The National COVID-19 Research Volunteer Database, recently launched by Harvard Postdoc, Michael Wells, is encouraging US-based life sciences scientists to sign-up.
Failure, the learning experience and the subsequent rapid innovation can often be a blessing in disguise. See how failure helped Dr. Roggen and Soheil Nasseri turn their research into something productive.
While the federal government has been considering legislation, such as SAFE Banking and the STATES Act, to create a more rational federal cannabis policy, neither of these bills are likely to pass any time soon given the current COVID-19 pandemic. At the end of the day, until Congress passes some form of federal cannabis legalization, these small businesses will remain plagued by the inability to receive financial assistance, as evinced by the Paycheck Protection Program.