Canada

11
May
2020

Scotland Moves Forward With Its First Cannabis Farm

11.05.2020 admin Canada No Comments

Scotland Moves Forward With Its First Cannabis Farm The village of Langholm, known locally as the “Muckle Toon,” with its most famous descendent being Neil Armstrong (the first man on the moon) is about to get another first. Namely, it will be the location of the first Scottish cannabis farm. Father and son entrepreneurs William and

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9
May
2020

Navigating COVID-19 in the Cannabis industry in the UK

Navigating COVID-19 in the Cannabis industry in the UK There is no doubt all industries are feeling the effects of the coronavirus pandemic; however, cannabis businesses face a unique set of challenges. Business operations, consumer behavior and financials will be analysed more than ever as businesses seek to position themselves during the pandemic and beyond when lockdowns

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1
May
2020

Essential Cannabis Businesses Must Protect Employees and Customers During COVID-19 With Sanitation and Social Distancing Practices

Essential Cannabis Businesses Must Protect Employees and Customers During COVID-19 With Sanitation and Social Distancing Practices Unlike their retail neighbors who have been forced to move inventory online to survive, many cannabis businesses are considered essential and remain open during the current pandemic. With that, though, comes a tremendous responsibility to maintain optimal protocol for safe

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18
Apr
2020

Cannabis Businesses Remain Ineligible To Receive Federal Financial Assistance

18.04.2020 admin Canada No Comments

Cannabis Businesses Remain Ineligible To Receive Federal Financial Assistance In our previous post, we touched on the fact that state-legal medical and recreational cannabis businesses (including indirect cannabis businesses) could not receive federal financial assistance due to the continued Schedule I status of cannabis under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). While state-legal medical and recreational cannabis businesses have

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5
Apr
2020

(L)Earning from Failure

(L)Earning from Failure The spectacular rise and crash of the Canadian cannabis stock market has been painful to watch, let alone to experience as an industry insider. The hype around the market has vanished and many investors are left disappointed. Large sustainable gains simply haven’t materialized as promised. The producers are clearly suffering. They have consistently

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20
Mar
2020

COVID-19 Upends Events, Cannabis Labs Goes Virtual, Cannabis Quality Conference Contingency Plan Developed

20.03.2020 admin Canada No Comments

COVID-19 Upends Events, Cannabis Labs Goes Virtual, Cannabis Quality Conference Contingency Plan Developed Events across the globe have been postponed or canceled due to the coronavirus. COVID-19 is taking down many industries and leaving hundreds of thousands of people without jobs. At Innovative Publishing Company, our top priority is safety. In light of the recent travel

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16
Mar
2020

Coronavirus Guidelines for the Cannabis Industry

16.03.2020 admin Canada No Comments

Coronavirus Guidelines for the Cannabis Industry 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

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8
Mar
2020

India’s Cannabis Market: Examining Regulatory Frameworks Then & Now

India’s Cannabis Market: Examining Regulatory Frameworks Then & Now A Sacred Plant In India’s ancient Vedas texts, religious scholars described cannabis as “one of the five most sacred plants.” Cannabis has been a part of India’s religious rituals and festivities for millennia. Ancient Indian Ayurvedic practices used cannabis as an active ingredient in medicines, ranging from

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20
Feb
2020

Top 3 Ways Cultivation Methods Must Change with Regulations

20.02.2020 admin Canada No Comments

Top 3 Ways Cultivation Methods Must Change with Regulations There are obvious upsides and downsides to cannabis regulation. Gone are the days when it was a free for all, for outlaws growing in California’s hills, under the limited protections California’s medical cannabis laws provided. While there is no longer the threat of arrest and incarceration, for

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