Oregon has debated for more than a year now on how to handle pesticides in cannabis products. Back on October 1st, strict regulations went into place that required testing by an accredited lab of each product for pesticides and other compounds before it hit shelves.
In the July issue of the CannaBiz Journal, Cheryl K. Smith wrote a fantastic article about a Portland, Oregon, woman named Leah D’Ambrosio. If you recall, her company Baked Smart was spreading the word of their edible and cannabis-specific decals. Business has been excellent since then, but what do you focus on once you’ve become successful?
As of the November 2016 election, eight states and Washington, DC, have legalized both medical marijuana and adult recreational marijuana. Another 20 states now have legal medical marijuana programs, which protect citizens whose doctors recommend marijuana as part of medical treatment for debilitating and chronic illnesses.
Every company has the potential to be great when made up of great people, but that doesn’t mean they will all survive in the market. The market is a competitive and hasty beast, not easily quelled by the likes of gimmicks and faux ingenuity. Read the primer here then follow the links to the full articles and audio interviews. You can also listen to all four interviews in one easy to handle mp3 at the bottom of this article.
Once again, we come into a new year. We will even have a new president come the 20th of this month. That has some people convinced that the world will stop spinning and chaos will reign—like they predicted in the movie Ghostbusters: Forty years of darkness! Earthquakes, volcanoes … dogs and cats living together … mass hysteria.