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Cannabis Grow Operations Compliance and Safety

This is an excerpt from an article found on http:/thegrowthop.com FULL ARTICLE There seems to be a lack of information about how or what producers can do to protect workers in cannabis-specific environments. Addressing the demands on industry, there is a growing...

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Marijuana Edibles and Cross-Contamination Risks

This is an excerpt from an article found on totalfood.com/ FULL ARTICLE As marijuana is being legalized in certain states, people are using it in many forms, including edibles. Unfortunately, food safety isn’t always top-of-mind when preparing marijuana edibles, and...

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Marijuana edibles on a rocky road to food safety assurances

This is an excerpt from an article found on foodsafetynews.com FULL ARTICLE They call her “The Weed Whacker.”  As the first marijuana specialist for the Denver Department of Public Health and Environment — and therefore the first marijuana specialist for a public...

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Testing facility standardization

Right now, the industry is struggling with licensed testing labs and the significant lack of cannabis testing facility standardization. It’s a complicated issue that is shrouded in uncertainty. CDPHE (Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment) is working...

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Pesticide Contamination

In the last few years, there have been major changes regarding pesticide use and contaminated products in the cannabis industry. Due to the unique nature of cannabis consumption, there is indeed a public health risk posed by cannabis pesticide contaminated products in...

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The Importance of SOP’s

Certain Cannabis SOP ’s are required in all facilities. However, in order to create a record of compliance and to avoid risk it is often beneficial for companies to have many more SOP’s than required. At the company level, SOP’s are a set of step-by-step instructions...

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Mold in Facility: Mycotoxin Hazards

When cannabis mold toxins become regulated, your organization must have the proper procedures and testing in place. When growing any product for public consumption, avoiding contaminations means lowering the risk of recalls, disposals and bad press. One contaminant...

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Banking in the Cannabis Industry

In the Cannabis Banking world, most banks refuse even the most basic functions to anyone with a cannabis license. As a result, businesses are faced with numerous issues from security to paying taxes, and are scrambling for a better solution. At the moment cannabis is...

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