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(L)Earning from Failure

Failure, the learning experience and the subsequent rapid innovation can often be a blessing in disguise. See how failure helped Dr. Roggen and Soheil Nasseri turn their research into something productive.

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Home Office HACCP During COVID-19

Libbey suggests we all use the new free time we have for some reflection: Small changes in the way we think and behave can lead to significant change.

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The Beginner’s Guide to Integrated Pest Management

From formulating the plan to worker safety, pesticide regulations and REI times – This is the ultimate guide to integrated pest management. Learn how to effectively implement an IPM plan and use the right tools in the right way at the right time.

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CARES Act – Stimulus Package Won’t Aid the Cannabis Industry

While the federal government has been considering legislation, such as SAFE Banking and the STATES Act, to create a more rational federal cannabis policy, neither of these bills are likely to pass any time soon given the current COVID-19 pandemic. At the end of the day, until Congress passes some form of federal cannabis legalization, these small businesses will remain plagued by the inability to receive financial assistance, as evinced by the Paycheck Protection Program.

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COVID-19 and Cannabis: Market Implications – Protocols for Safety, Sanitation & Distancing (Virtual Event)

As the coronavirus pandemic has effectively shut down the Untied States, only some essential businesses remain open. Some states have deemed cannabis businesses like medical dispensaries as essential businesses that could stay open during state-wide shelter in place orders. Certain states, like Washington and Colorado, have published guidelines for dispensaries to operate while promoting social distancing. Those guidelines are including optional curbside service, but there are a number of rules that must be followed strictly. In this complimentary webinar, we’ll discuss the impacts of coronavirus on the cannabis industry and the implications for dispensaries continuing to operate.

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Best Practices for Workforce Reduction

The cannabis industry is going through a bit of a contraction phase and layoffs are almost certainly a guarantee for some businesses. Here’s a discussion of the risks and best practices in conducting cost-saving layoffs to avoid potential claims and lawsuits.

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UN Votes to Delay Rescheduling of Cannabis for Second Time in Two Years

For the second time in two years, the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) has delayed a critical vote on the reclassification of cannabis. The vote to delay rescheduling came just under two weeks before WHO declared COVID-19 a global pandemic.

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Access to Cannabis Is About to Get Easier in UK

The UK has now changed its rules for imports, but in the middle of a global retrovirus pandemic, is this just rearranging deck chairs on the Titanic?

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Green Leaf Laboratory Gets First ISO 17025:2017 Accreditation in Oregon

According to an A2LA press release, Green Leaf Laboratory is the very first cannabis testing lab in Oregon to achieve the ISO 17025:2017 accreditation.

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

The Cannabis Labs/Food Labs Conference will be held virtually June 1–5 and registration will be complimentary. Additionally, the Cannabis Quality Conference is still scheduled for October 21–23, but the conference has developed a contingency plan to be held virtually if COVID-19 continues to be a serious health concern throughout the fall season.

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