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Cannabis Shelf Life Explained

Cannabis Shelf Life Explained

This article is a collaboration from Aurum Labs and Allay Consulting   ORIGINAL ARTICLE Authors: Elizabeth Mason, Director of Operations, Aurum Labs Kimberly Stuck, CEO, Allay Consulting   Colleen Rafferty, Quality Control Technician, Aurum Labs Cannabis consumers are...

Executive Spotlight of Allay Consulting Founder/CEO

Executive Spotlight of Allay Consulting Founder/CEO

This is an excerpt from an article found on greenmarketreport.com FULL ARTICLEKimberly Stuck was the first Marijuana Specialist for the Denver Department of Environmental Health, and therefore, the first Marijuana Specialist for a public health authority in the...

Q & A with Allay Founder

Q & A with Allay Founder

This is an excerpt from an article found on Artemis' Website FULL ARTICLEThis week we continue our blog partner series with Kim Stuck, Founder and CEO of Allay Consulting.Travis (Artemis):  Today we are meeting with Kim Stuck of Allay Consulting, a partner of Artemis....

Aligning cannabis with FDA standards

Aligning cannabis with FDA standards

This is an excerpt from an article found on Food Safety Strategies FULL ARTICLECannabis edibles and beverages are a new market for some states; others have been slowly honing their new products for years now. However, there is a need for more guidelines from the FDA,...

Cannabis Certification Primer: ISO 9001 & 22000

Cannabis Certification Primer: ISO 9001 & 22000

This is an excerpt from an article found on Company Week FULL ARTICLEISO, the International Organization for Standardization, has been bringing standards to manufacturers and other businesses since 1947.It's developed more than 23,000 standards in its existence,...

Allay CEO Featured In Authority Magazine

Allay CEO Featured In Authority Magazine

This is an excerpt from an article found on Authority Magazine FULL ARTICLE As a part of my series about strong women leaders in the cannabis industry, I had the pleasure of interviewing Kimberly Stuck. Kimberly is the first Marijuana Specialist for a public health...

Allay Continues to Help Companies with cGMP Certification

Allay Continues to Help Companies with cGMP Certification

This is an excerpt from an article found on https://hempdepotco.com/ FULL ARTICLECOLORADO SPRINGS, CO –– February 3, 2020 –– Hemp Depot, one of the largest wholesale providers of the highest-quality hemp CBD oil products, seed, and clones in the U.S., today announces...

Allay Consulting on GMP in Company Week

Allay Consulting on GMP in Company Week

This is an excerpt from an article found on Company Week FULL ARTICLE Certification Primer: GMP GMP, short for Good Manufacturing Practice, is a set of ever-evolving standards that have the force of law in guiding food and pharmaceutical production in the U.S. and...

Allay Consulting Owner Featured in Company Week

Allay Consulting Owner Featured in Company Week

This is an excerpt from an article found on Company Week FULL ARTICLE Kim Stuck was Colorado's first "marijuana specialist" for DDPHE, the Denver Department of Public Health & Environment. Today she helps cannabis companies on the journey to more professional...

Cannabis Grow Operations Compliance and Safety

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...

Marijuana Edibles and Cross-Contamination Risks

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...

Pesticide Contamination

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...

The Importance of SOP’s

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...

Mold in Facility: Mycotoxin Hazards

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...

Banking in the Cannabis Industry

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...