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20
Aug

3 Tips to Help Cannabis Vendors Select the Best Buyers.

Boosting this sound advice from Justin Lipchitz for Cannabis Dispensary Mag, “3 Tips to Help Cannabis Dispensaries Buyers Select Vendors”. Tip #3, especially.

20
Aug

D&O Insurance Policies Are Essential in Cannabis.

Cannabis businesses run a higher risk of facing a “D&O claim,” or a lawsuit aimed directly at the directors and officers of the company rather than at the company itself. While directors and officers of cannabis-touching companies may no longer have to worry about losing their freedom for choosing to work in the industry, they still have to worry about

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17
Aug

What next? Interview with Purple Heart Patient Center’s CEO

MJ Biz Daily spoke with Purple Heart Patient Center’s CEO and Founder Keith Stephenson to discuss the state of the dispensary and industry amidst Covid-19 and following looting. Read for his insights and advice to other cannabis leaders in similar situations.  

13
Aug

Preventing a Hostile Workplace.

Today we’re re-sharing this important article by David Lesser, CEO of Numina. IS YOUR TEAM BEING STRAIGHT WITH YOU? Workplace hostility is in the news again. Enlightened bosses want to understand what people are experiencing and often ask us to interview key members of their teams. Almost always, there is something withheld. Members of the team will tell us things

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11
Aug

Covid-19 & Cannabis Reporting

Research is underway on the potential benefits and possible harm of cannabis in relation to the pandemic. This article for Forbes reports expert opinion on cannabis and Covid-19, and related information on lung health, cbd, immunosuppressants.

7
Aug

Michigan employee licks pre-rolls, major recall.

Cannabis regulators in Michigan issued a broad recall following the confirmed complaint. This employee’s less-than-appropriate decision holds even more weight amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, a highly contagious virus spread through respiratory droplets and saliva. Michigan cannabis worker allegedly licked pre-rolls, sparking vast recall

23
Jul

We’re Featured! Cannabis Broker Spotlight with Jesse Parenti.

Jesse Parenti, Director of Programs at Nine Point Strategies, has been featured in today’s Cannabis Insurance Broker Spotlight on InsuranceJournal.com. How did Jesse get into the cannabis space? “I have family and friends that have been cottage growers for over 20 years. Protecting and having them be able to have a legal farm was very exciting to know could happen.

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23
Jul

LED mandate and its backlash among California growers.

The Public Utilities Commission has proposed a requirement that all indoor cultivation operations use only LED lights by 2023. This allots a 3 year period for California’s 3.4 million square feet of indoor cultivation facilities to completely switch over. Cultivators have pushed back, expressing that this regulation would be excessive considering the standing environmental regulations they already must comply with.

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22
Jul

DOJ demands documents for DEA from 3 unnamed CA corporations.

The DOJ court filing issued a subpoena for: “unredacted cannabis license(s), unredacted cannabis license application(s), and unredacted shipping manifest(s).” They are specifically requested from six entities (that remain unnamed to the public), three of which are corporations, with information from the last two years.

21
Jul

Medical cannabis producer fined $500,000.

MoonMix, a medical cannabis operator and subject of a May product recall has now been fined $541,000 by Oklahoma regulators. 3 separate batches of product contained four pesticides testing above Oklahoma’s limits, and the company operations are being put on hold.