Cannabis has the potential to be more than flower; topicals, cartridges, and edibles have taken the market by storm. With the choice to transform the cannabis plant into formulated products comes the decision of what solvent and process to use, so Thar Process has created this guide to help cannabis companies compare these processes and determine which is the best fit for them and their crop.
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In November, California-based cannabis retailer MedMen began advertising for a crisis management planning manager. According to the job posting, the position was intended to support the company’s “employees and business units in building, sustaining and improving MedMen’s capability to prepare for, mitigate against, respond to and recover from all hazards.” In hindsight, the posting seemed […]Read More
From Colombia to Italy, international cannabis firms are attracting investments from Canadian companies looking to further develop their international footprints.Read More
Major issues facing the cannabis industry, such as limited access to banking services, have stalled in Congress without even getting a hearing, much less a floor vote.
That will change Wednesday, when a subcommittee of the now-Democratic-controlled House Financial Services Committee hears testimony on the difficulty legal cannabis businesses have opening and maintaining bank accounts.Read More
Ryan Hudson co-founded The Apothecarium in San Francisco in 2011. On Monday, he agreed to sell the retail company and its assets to a Canadian wellness firm for a cool $118 million to help fuel future growth. Hudson – who will remain The Apothecarium’s CEO – is the latest in a slew of California marijuana executives who’ve sold […]Read More
It can be difficult for marijuana businesses to retain their best budtenders, but the payoff for investing in retention is well worth the effort.Read More
All eyes lock on the World Health Organization’s recommendation to reschedule cannabis, MedMen’s former chief financial officer sues the firm, and Los Angeles begins Phase 2 licensing of marijuana businesses – plus other important news from around the cannabis industry.Read More
California’s infused product makers and testing labs are breathing a sigh of relief now that state regulators have sought to clarify rules governing THC potency for edibles and beverages, a move that is expected to result in fewer products failing lab tests. The brouhaha arose after California’s permanent cannabis regulations took effect last month. Two of the three […]Read More
Predatory lending, which gained special notoriety during the early 2000s, can debilitate a marijuana entrepreneur who’s trying to start or scale a business.Read More
Bolstered by the Farm Bill’s passage, U.S. hemp companies are starting to flex their fundraising muscles. Investors are taking note as well – boosted by the protections afforded by the industry’s new federally legal status.Read More
Cannabis entrepreneurs say they’re facing jail time and hefty legal fees because of the plant’s complicated biology, with the vaunted 2018 Farm Bill only muddling the picture for interstate commerce. A pair of cases in Idaho and Oklahoma raised questions about how state and local law enforcement are supposed to tell the difference between hemp and marijuana. Since the […]Read More
The head of an Oregon marijuana trade group hopes to convince state legislators to permit local cannabis companies to export crops and products to other states, but MJ attorneys said the plan faces huge legal obstacles. To shrink Oregon’s massive marijuana surplus, Adam Smith, the founder of the Craft Cannabis Alliance, is working with state lawmakers […]Read More