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Frankfurt: Germany right now is not the worst place to be as a global pandemic closes borders and leads predictably to mass change overnight, which is unparalleled during peacetime. But it is still eerie. Berlin and Cologne are starting to close public spaces (like restaurants, bars and clubs). The grocery stores and pharmacies are still…
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In the midst of a global pandemic with schools closing, businesses asking employees to work from home and events being canceled left and right, we have one event that will remain scheduled: The Infused Products Virtual Conference on March 31. The event is complimentary for attendees to register. Click here to sign up for this…
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The World Health Organization (WHO) recently recognized COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, a pandemic. What can cannabis businesses do to help reduce transmission? At the time of this writing, community transmission of COVID-19 has been observed in every continent except Antarctica. While China and South Korea are showing signs of containment, with…
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The recent decision in Germany on the reclassification of CBD (kudos to the European Industrial Hemp Association) as something other than “novel” has now opened an interesting new discussion in Germany and by extension, Europe. It basically means that hemp plants, if they are European in origin, can be grown (under the right regulatory structure…
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It’s a different world growing cannabis in California- in fact, it’s a completely different experience than it was even four years ago. It can be overwhelming to begin the process, which is where an experienced cultivation consultant can help. This article will highlight 5 factors to keep in mind before you begin growing in California’s…
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Covid-19 or popularly known as the Coronavirus, has been spreading massive panic across the globe. Companies are taking the work-from-home and remote working location approach, while businesses are taking heavy preventive measures to save their workforce from becoming a victim to the deadly Covid-19.  Coronavirus has had a severe impact on the CBD industry as…
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On March 5, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a press release to the public about their work on devising a regulatory framework for cannabidiol (CBD) products. The FDA also submitted a report to Congress on their rulemaking progress. The main theme of the report is the same story we’ve been hearing…
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EDGARTOWN, MA, March 11, 2020 – Innovative Publishing Co., the publisher of Cannabis Industry Journal and organizer of the Cannabis Quality Conference & Expo is announcing the agenda release for the Cannabis Labs Conference. The event will address science, technology, regulatory compliance and quality management as they relate to the cannabis testing market. It will…
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Food and drink containing CBD, or cannabidiol, could be taken off shelves next year over lack of scientific data to prove its potential and fears it could negatively impact people’s health.  CBD is an anti-inflammatory and non-psychoactive compound found in cannabis plants. It is widely touted for its medicinal benefits such as treating stress, anxiety,…
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Image Source: azmarijuana Shavo Odadjian, the bassist for System of a Down, is launching his synesthesia-inspired cannabis company named 22Red to Arizona. The brand is set to launch in dispensaries this weekend.  Many other celebrities including Kim Kardashian, Kristen Bell, and others have taken over to their social media accounts to show their love for…