Articles by tag: cannabis

The Industry That is Depending on Science and Regulation to Grow

Yuran Li, Director, MS Commercial Strategies, Alternative Biomedical Solutions (ABS), is a biochemist by training. Still, his fascinations with physics, math, and probability have led him down some interesting paths, including some stints in the professional poker world. Lucky for ABS, he chose the science route. Cannabis is a schedule 1 drug classification by the…

Read More

Latest

Articles
How Science and Technology is Revolutionizing the Cannabis Industry

Cannabis development is highly attributed to plant breeding and targeted cultivation strategies. Crops themselves are entirely different from those in the 1970s, and we’ve learned a lot by fine-tuning our techniques. According to Anders Peterson, Cannabis Operations Specialist at InSpire Transpiration Solutions, science and technology have been game-changing for cannabis development. “We’ve been able to…

Read More
Articles
Uber Eats to Offer “Baked Goods” with Canadian Cannabis Partnership

Thanks to the accelerated need for buying goods online since the start of the pandemic, digital on-demand orders are a retail expectation even for a still growing market like cannabis sales. As the cannabis dispensary market continues to grow and with potential industry reform on the way, statistics show consumers would like to see even…

Read More
Business Services
Why Did Lawmakers Couple Cannabis Banking Reform with Defense Spending?

If you’ve heard about the SAFE Banking Act on the news quite a bit lately, you may be wondering why. Lawmakers are considering giving banks legal cover to serve cannabis companies in states where the substance is legal. But why it was included in a military defense and spending act AND how will this banking…

Read More
Business Services
Cannabis Companies Prepare for Potential Marijuana Banking Reform

The legal marijuana movement saw a glimmer of hope for a more scaled and structured industry in September; the U.S. House of Representatives approved an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that would protect banks against federal retribution if they service state-legal marijuana businesses. This amounts to the fifth time in recent memory that…

Read More
Business Services
Will Cannabis Banking Reform Mean Better Marijuana Marketing Campaigns?

Marijuana companies wait with fingers crossed for recent legislative action to go through the Senate, President Biden’s desk, and finally be codified into law, in hopes of easing the financial and operational burden for dispensaries, product developers, and more. The U.S. House of Representatives, as part of its National Defense Authorization Act, has approved an…

Read More
Food & Beverage
How One Restaurant Chain Rides the Green Wave

Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the ever-changing restaurant industry.   Established in 1998, Cheba Hut is the first marijuana-themed sandwich “joint” that provides customers with made-to-order food in an eclectic fast-casual environment. Seth…

Read More

Latest

promotional claims
Aligning, Appraising, and Simplifying Scientific Data Strengthens Promotional Claims
June 20, 2024

The pharmaceutical industry faces the challenge of converting complex medical and scientific information into clear, effective promotional claims. This process is critical as it balances the need for accurate scientific communication with the requirement for impactful marketing. The stakes are high, as promotional materials must adhere to stringent regulatory standards while also appealing to…

Read More
promotional review meetings
Defining Goals, Leveraging Technology, and Planning Ahead are Essential for Successful Promotional Review Meetings
June 20, 2024

Today’s fast-paced business environment demands effective review of promotional content. Ensuring all promotional materials are compliant, accurate, and impactful has become crucial. This necessity has given rise to structured promotional review meetings, a trend essential for maintaining quality and compliance in marketing efforts. These meetings facilitate collaboration, ensure adherence to regulatory standards, and help…

Read More
embracing change
Moving Forward with Fans First
June 20, 2024

In a compelling conversation on fostering innovation within corporate culture, Jesse Cole of the Savannah Bananas highlights the importance of embracing change as a tool for continuous improvement. Cole underscores that change should not be seen as change for its own sake but as an essential part of striving to better serve customers and…

Read More
work-life balance
Achieving Work-Life Balance and Emotional Sobriety with Matt Seefeld
June 20, 2024

This episode of the Growthwell podcast, hosted by Josh Byrd, focuses on achieving a meaningful work-life balance. The discussion examines trends and personal strategies for balancing professional growth and individual well-being. This episode is particularly relevant in post-COVID work dynamics and the increasing importance of mental health. This episode’s guest is Matt Seefeld, EVP…

Read More
Other Articles
Simplifying Cannabis Dosing for Patients and Healthcare Professionals
January 25, 2021

Cannabis use is growing, particularly for medical purposes. In healthcare, it’s being used to treat a variety of conditions, and it’s now approved for medical use in 36 states and four territories. In other words, the majority of locations in the United States allow for the use of cannabis for medical purposes – which…

Read More
Beyond the Numbers: Should Your Bank Consider Banking Cannabis-Related Businesses?
October 29, 2019

Cannabis-related products and companies squarely live in a world of a perpetual gray area. To help clear up the opaque nature of banking by cannabis-related businesses on this episode of Weaver: Beyond the Numbers, host Shelby Skrhak sits down with Rachel Mondragon, Weaver Senior Manager in Regulatory Compliance specializing in financial institutions, to discuss. The…

Read More