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GMP: What Licensed Cannabis Producers Need to Know

Have you been hearing about Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), but you’re not sure what it is? Or perhaps you know what GMP is, but aren’t sure if it’s something you need to follow. No problem! Here’s a quick primer to get you started.   What is GMP? GMP stands for Good Manufacturing Practices. In other words, it’s a set of…

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cannabis curing | cannabis terpenes

15 terpenes in cannabis explained

As mentioned in our earlier Terpene series, there are more than 100 terpenes in just one cannabis flower. Here are some of the most well known cannabis terpenes right now, most of which you’ll find in legal cannabis products in your area. Myrcene Myrcene is the most abundant terpene in cannabis, which is where it’s mostly found in nature. In…

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cannabis traceability | eliminate weed stigma

Cannabis Traceability Trouble | I502 Seed to Sale Tracking

In Washington’s legal cannabis system, every plant must be tracked from seed to sale. With thousands of businesses involved in the cannabis industry in Washington, cannabis traceability becomes a monumental systemic task. For the first 3 years of legalization in Washington, the services were provided by BioTrackTHC. There were considerable logistics issues in creating the world’s first seed-to-sale cannabis traceability…

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vape carts | vape cartridge

5 Questions to Ask Before Making a Vape Cart Purchase

Common mistakes while starting your vape business simply start from the beginning, your first vape cartridge purchase. It is extremely important to choose the right cart that fits your oil, as it demonstrates the reliability and consistency of your product. These are the five common questions to ask your sales rep before making a vape cartridge purchase: 1. Is your…

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cannabis quality assurance testing

About the Numbers: Cannabis Quality Assurance Testing

One of the most controversial components of the implementation of recreational, adult-use cannabis in Washington and other states is mandatory cannabis quality assurance testing. Inconsistencies in methodologies of implementation, value of required reported information, and even inherent conflicts in the marketplace have all added to the controversy around the process. The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) has implemented…

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washington cannabis

Washington Cannabis: Then and Now

Legalization is a semantic due to the fact people will do it anyways but its an important one because nobody wants to go to jail. Whether Washington cannabis is medical or recreational, there needs to be a process that people are abiding by to be good neighbours. The difference between buying cannabis as a patient in 2010 vs now as…

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cannabis branding | cannabis socia media

Cannabis Social Media: Tips To Avoid Getting Your Pages Shut Down

It’s an exciting new world we live in with cannabis prohibition slowly ending at the state level. However, the battle continues federally, creating obstacles to cannabusinesses who are trying to market themselves online with cannabis social media. According to Marijuana Business Daily , Social Media is the most effective Marketing/Advertising Method for your cannabis company. This is great, however there…

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Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment | medical marijuana

Medical Cannabis Protection: The Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment

First introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives in 2001, the Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment is legislation intended to prohibit the U.S. Justice Department from spending any funds on actions designed to interfere with implementation of state level medical cannabis laws. It was not until May 2014 that the law passed the House and was passed in an omnibus spending bill in…

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hydronic cooling

What is Hydronic Cooling and Why Should I Care?

Hydronic cooling is ideal for creating precise cultivation environments. Choosing the right climate control system for an indoor cultivation facility is a big decision as it is usually the single largest capital expenditure a cultivator will make besides real estate (and sometimes not even that). More importantly, the success of a cultivation operation depends greatly on cultivators’ ability to create…

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