Profiles in Marijuana:

Each cannabis industry stakeholder featured here affords a rare and valuable glimpse into the cannabis industry as it emerges as an aboveboard and accepted segment of the US and world economies. Our thanks to all who participate …

MedReleaf hopes to fill Canada’s cannabis prescription and more.

On April 1st of this year, a new set of medical marijuana regulations took effect in Canada. The old program dated from 2001, and under that guidance the number of Canadians authorized to grow marijuana for medicinal purposes expanded from a couple hundred participants to more than 40,000, and according to Health Canada, the agency fielded numerous public health and safety concerns about cannabis grows from mayors, fire chiefs,...

AHPA releases cannabis oversight recommendations

This week the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) culminated a process that began in 2010 and released cannabis oversight recommendations for marijuana industry regulators. Legal marijuana poses challenges for businesses, governments and regulators, and guidelines for legal production and distribution, from seed to consumption, have few documented precedents, so the nation’s oldest non-profit organization serving the vast and diverse herbal industry drew on its legacy with non-cannabis products to...

Phytalab

Dr. Michelle Sexton is the first person to start a cannabis analysis lab in Washington state. The Phytalab founder and Chief Science Officer is noted for her extensive experience in cannabinoid pharmacology and was a central figure in establishing cannabis testing and quality control standards for the Washington State Liquor Control Board as it implemented Initiative 502. Dr. Sexton spoke with CRN’s Brian Bahouth about Phytalab and its role...

Cannabis City – Seattle

Cannabis City holds the distinction as Seattle’s first recreational marijuana store, and though the space is a mere 663 square feet, Cannabis City is one of the more talked about small businesses in the state of Washington. Located in Seattle’s SODO district, adult customers have been able to peruse an offering of cannabis products and artful paraphernalia since the store opened on July, 8, 2014. In this interview shop...