So far the task of loosening marijuana laws has been left to individual states to implement. But that changed when the Democrats won control of the House of Representatives last month.
“The states have been carrying the water for the pro-marijuana forces for several years but that may finally start to change,” said Sarah Lee Gossett Parrish, a cannabis industry lawyer. “The federal government is about to get involved in a big way. Uniform national marijuana laws are certainly now on the table.”
The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) on November 19, 2018, issued the state’s first license to produce, process, and possess marijuana for research purposes. The license was issued to Verda Bio Research in Seattle, which is conducting research on cannabinoid-based therapeutics.
On October 2, 2018, the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) held their regularly-scheduled board meeting where they dropped a bombshell: due to concerns over some products being too appealing to children, the WSLCB was issuing a new policy on edibles and a large quantity of marijuana infused edibles that had already been approved for production would no longer be approved.
Integrated. Interconnected. Global. These are the trigger words at Dauntless who have announced their launch of GIANT.
GIANT stands for Global Interoperable Application Network Technology platform. Dauntless identified a technology issue and stepped up to create the solution through a Universal application programming interface (API).
Molds and cankers can quickly decimate a crop. Control can be difficult, but many practical considerations and cultural practices can greatly reduce outbreaks. Care in choosing both the site and design of production greenhouses should be a grower’s first consideration. A good start to managing pathogens is to optimize light and ventilation with a north/south placement and use materials that are easily sanitized.