Pennsylvania Recall Overturned by State Courts

By Cannabis Industry Journal Staff
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The controversial vape recall by the PA Department of Health back in February has been overturned by a judge. While dispensaries can now restock their shelves with the more than 650 products and ingredients previously recalled, the state’s health department is appealing the decision, taking it to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

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An Interview with Metrc CEO Michael Johnson

By Aaron Green
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Metrc is the most widely used cannabis traceability system in the United States. With government contracts in nineteen different states, the company’s traceability software is a fixture in the marketplace. In this article, Aaron Green sits down with Metrc CEO Michael Johnson to discuss retail challenges, regulations, cybersecurity, compliance and more.

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Infused Products Virtual Conference

This complimentary virtual conference consists of 4 back-to-back webinars, all on the same day.

In a number of states across the country, edibles, topicals, beverages and other infused products are taking up a larger percentage of the market share. They come in all shapes and sizes- from granola bars to lotions, lubricant and scented candles; manufacturers are infusing a wide variety of products with cannabis, creating a market that meets a larger consumer demographic.

Different states have different rules when it comes to product safety. Some states require ServSafe training and local health inspections, while others have more stringent lab testing rules, require documented GMPs and even a form of certification demonstrating proper food safety protocols.

State regulations shouldn’t be the reason why infused products manufacturers have robust safety and quality standards, consumer safety is. Getting ahead of regulations with proactive safety and quality planning can improve a business’s bottom line tremendously. There are a number of tools and tricks cannabis companies can learn from the food industry to streamline their businesses and gain a bigger chunk of the market share.

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Canopy Growth Acquires Jetty Extracts

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Canopy Growth Corporation, one of the largest cannabis companies in the world, announced the acquisition of Jetty Extracts this week for $69 million. The acquisition follows a similar pattern of their recent acquisitions, increasing their North American footprint in the cannabis market considerably.

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