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Ohio is the 24th state to regulate adult-use!

Ohio voters approved Issue 2 by a large majority on November 7. This legalizes cannabis ...

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Committee Blog: Leveraging Business AI tools for Scaling Cannabis Companies- Strategies and Implementation

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10.26.23

We are pleased to present the second edition of the new Policy Matters Series, which ...

10.24.23

This session, originally broadcasted on October 24th 2023 by NCIA’s Cannabis Manufacturing Committee, provided a ...

The Committee Blog: 10 Insights to Help You Buy Cannabis Insurance

Produced By: NCIA’s Risk Management & Insurance Committee Merril Gilbert, Trace Trust It can be ...

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10.12.23

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  • Member Blog: Financial Services Survey – Seeking Licensed Cannabis Operators to Participate
    As public opinion shifts and state and federal policies on cannabis continue to evolve, more banks and credit unions are venturing into this market. With competition intensifying, financial institutions must offer products and services that meet the changing needs of the industry. Shield Compliance, a leading compliance platform for cannabis banking, is conducting a survey of…
  • Member Blog: CBD When Pregnant – Is CBD Safe To Use During Pregnancy?
    If you’re pregnant or trying to conceive, you may have heard of the potential benefits of CBD during pregnancy. Alternatively, you may already take CBD oil regularly and are unsure whether you should continue. Here, the team at Goodray’s explores the latest information around CBD in pregnancy and whether it is a safe supplement during…
  • Committee Blog: Understanding the Nutritional Demands of Cannabis
    The nutritional demands of cannabis are still not well understood. Due to the legal status of the plant, intense studies on cannabis nutrition have been limited. The subtleties of plant nutrition are not well understood, particularly in cannabis. Nickel was not recognized as a plant essential nutrient until 2004. The presence of a single micronutrient…
  • Make Your Comment Count! A Guide for Industry Advocates
    Understanding the Importance of Effective Public Comments on Cannabis Rescheduling Proposals The cannabis industry is abuzz with anticipation over the rescheduling proposals. From industry groups to advocacy organizations, companies, and activists, discussions on submitting effective public comments are in full swing. This marks a significant moment as the federal government proposes to reclassify cannabis for…
  • Make Your Comment Count! A Guide for Industry Advocates
    Understanding the Importance of Effective Public Comments on Cannabis Rescheduling Proposals The cannabis industry is abuzz with anticipation over the rescheduling proposals. From industry groups to advocacy organizations, companies, and activists, discussions on submitting effective public comments are in full swing. This marks a significant moment as the federal government proposes to reclassify cannabis for…
  • Member Blog: Impact of Cannabis on Sleep Medication Use
    Last year, Management Science Associates (MSA) partnered with Vireo Health of Minnesota to complete a first of its kind study that sought to analyze the relationship between opioid reduction and cannabis consumption (you can find more information on those findings in our previous post). More recently, MSA has been exploring the impact of cannabis on…
  • Committee Blog: Time to Hire
    The road to opening a licensed cannabis business is a long one. You have managed to navigate through a competitive and complex licensing process. You have convinced your local community to give your company a shot. You have beautified the area surrounding your business. You have secured your supply chain, and you even opened a…
  • Taking the Long View – Strategic Facility Design Considerations for the Schedule III Era
    In the dynamic landscape of the cannabis industry, regulatory changes can significantly impact how businesses operate and plan for growth. The recent proposal to reschedule cannabis from Schedule I to Schedule III has sparked discussions across the industry, particularly regarding facility design and operational strategies. This blog dives into key insights from the National Cannabis…
  • Committee Blog: Data-Driven Cultivation
    Published by Elmar Mair, PhD on behalf of NCIA’s Cannabis Cultivation Committee In any industry, whenever we try to optimize a process, the first step is to collect data to understand the dependencies and identify bottlenecks. In cultivation, we are still lagging behind, and we accept an average process loss of 10-20%. How can we…
  • Member Blog: INSIGHTS Matter – Women in Cannabis Weigh In
    Earlier this year, Cannabis NewsHub reached out to successful female leaders in the cannabis community. We asked them to share insights and advice for aspiring industry professionals. Overwhelming Success of the Social Media Campaign Participation in this social media campaign was an overwhelming success, with more than 50 women in cannabis leadership sharing their “words…
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