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Gavin Kogan Discusses Entering the Cannabis Industry

This week on A Tech Moment, Gavin Kogan of Grupo Flor spoke with Cannabis Tech’s Kristina Etter. Kogan, Chairman of the Board at Grupo Flor and currently working as VP of Government Affairs, is a fierce advocate for entrepreneurs in cannabis. His opinion, however, does not come without caveats.

by   |   3 days ago

Cannabis Flavonoids – Part of the Entourage

The national conversation about cannabis has included strain types, cannabinoids, and terpenes, but little public discourse occurred regarding flavonoids.

by   |   4 days ago

The Importance of Standards, Regulations, and COAs

By now, it’s not news that the cannabis industry operates without any national or global regulatory oversight. The lack of industry-wide standards or protocols has led to the development of a patchy network of similar, yet unperfected, regulated markets. It's an unstable framework which has led to a frustrating and repeating pattern of scandals, many of which are entirely avoidable.

by   |   5 days ago

Gray Terminology, Lack of Technology Cause Trouble for Hemp Shipments

In one of the strongest conservative states of America, cannabis legislation has moved forward through a misunderstanding of taxonomy. Texas has accidentally made it so that it's more difficult to prosecute the possession of cannabis.

by   |   August 16, 2019

Exploring the Cannabinoid Spectrum

If we’ve learned anything at all from the exploration and research advances in cannabis science over the last 30 years, it’s that THC and CBD were just the tip of the iceberg, and many minor cannabinoids are on the rise.

by   |   August 15, 2019

Law Enforcement Slow to Adopt Cannabis Testing Technology

Equipment to measure the presence of THC in individuals exists, but both the police and the public remain critical of their implementation in Michigan.

by   |   August 14, 2019

What Role Do Biologists Play in the Cannabis Industry? 

With the industry expanding and the demand for cannabis continues to grow, the need for STEM experience and knowledge grows with it.

by   |   August 13, 2019

Online Marketing for Cannabis Companies

The cannabis industry is continually evolving and is now considered by many to be at the cusp of mainstream adoption. Over the past few years, there has been an influx of startup companies, seeking to innovate and claim their stake in the budding market.

by   |   August 10, 2019

Editor’s Choice: The Week in Cannabis & Hemp

Progress is slow, but baby steps in the cannabis industry lead to giant leaps in cannabis acceptance.

by   |   August 09, 2019

CO2 and Ethanol Extraction: Technology and History

When it comes to processing cannabis, two methods are the most effective: CO2 extraction and ethanol extraction. Also known as solvent extraction, these processes are used to extract essential oils from the cannabis plant by separating it from the plant matter.

by   |   August 08, 2019

The Journal of Cannabinoid Medicine

To help launch our new research category, we reached out to Celeste Miranda of MACE Media to discuss her mission to give the FDA a reputable source for validated cannabis research.

by   |   August 07, 2019

What Role Do Chemistry Professionals Play in the Cannabis Industry?

STEM career opportunities in the cannabis industry are in high demand. In a series of articles, we're going to explore the various roles in cannabis science and technology.

by   |   August 06, 2019

The Business of Terpenes

From the Entourage Effect to individual applications, terpenes hold promise for expansion into yet another branch of the cannabis market.

by   |   August 05, 2019

The Pharmaceutical Industry Has its Eyes on Cannabis: Is that Good or Bad?

The pharmaceutical industry has long perceived cannabis as a threat. Only recently has the pharmaceutical begun to change its perspective of the infamous herb—from an illicit substance to a potential goldmine.

by   |   August 02, 2019

Automation is Changing the Cannabis Industry, Be Ready to Change with It

Automated systems and sophisticated machinery are available to improve performance in cultivation, harvesting, processing, manufacturing, packaging, and distribution.

by   |   July 31, 2019

The Rise of the Rosin Press

On the quest for solventless extracts, consumers and businesses alike are turning to the technology of rosin presses for extracts they trust.

by   |   July 30, 2019

California’s Social Equity Program Provides Equal Opportunity

California's Social Equity program seeks to right the wrongs caused by the War on Drugs by improving access to cannabis business entrepreneurship. Is the Social Equity program right for your business?

by   |   July 29, 2019

Quality Assurance Across the Cannabis Supply Chain

Cree Crawford, President of Ionization Labs, discusses the importance for quality testing throughout the cannabis supply chain.

by   |   July 28, 2019

Effective Cannabis Pathogen Decontamination Penetration Methods

Join this free live webcast and Q&A session to learn how Photonic Decontamination ensures the most effective pathogen decontamination penetration method, while simultaneously maintaining cannabis flower integrity, ensuring no impact on cannabinoids or appearance, and negligible to no impact on terpene levels.

by   |   July 26, 2019

PanXchange State of the Hemp Industry: July 2019

PanXchange publishes hemp market updates for the month of July.