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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The conventional wisdom might be that this is the worst time to launch a recreational marijuana operation from scratch.
But perhaps not in Illinois, the country’s newest rec market, where additional licensing is scheduled for May and July – provided it’s not delayed.Read More
The coronavirus crisis has hurt marijuana legalization efforts in the short term, with state legislatures pivoting to focus on more pressing issues and citizen groups struggling to collect enough signatures to place initiatives on November ballots.Read More
This global pandemic is forcing every industry – and person – to face its own set of challenges and new realities.Read More
In states where cannabis businesses have been deemed essential, employees at many companies are being asked to continue working, putting themselves at risk of infection from the coronavirus.Read More
Cannabis companies are entering a new normal as the coronavirus pandemic puts stress on every sector of business, fundamentally altering the industry in possibly permanent ways. The COVID-19 outbreak has exacerbated fault lines in the rapidly evolving market and led to number of new outcomes, including: Retailers adapting to changing consumer behavior by offering delivery, curbside […]Read More
As a frequent contributor to CNBC, Tim Seymour is the face of cannabis for the business news network.Read More
Multistate marijuana operator iAnthus defaulted on interest payments, in part blaming the coronavirus. In addition, the New York-based company revealed that its CEO is being investigated for a potential, but unidentified, conflict of interest. The company also postponed its financial results. MJBizDaily takeaway: COVID-19 aside, the disclosures from iAnthus are additional red flags for a company […]Read More
Hand sanitizer was suddenly nowhere to be found as the coronavirus crisis escalated. Cannabis companies around the U.S. took their cue and saw an opportunity to pivot toward making a now-essential product without too much disruption to their manufacturing processes. And businesses didn’t stop at hand sanitizer.Read More
The federal government has come out with the single most expansive relief package, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act , since the New Deal of the 1930s. While the CARES Act is certainly sweeping in its mandate, there is one sector potentially missed – the cannabis industry.Read More
Many states have declared cannabis companies “essential businesses” during the COVID-19 pandemic and allowed them to maintain operations, but the U.S. Congress and President Donald Trump don’t appear to see the industry as fundamental. They have barred state-legal marijuana businesses and most ancillary cannabis companies from receiving grants or low-interest loans through the newly enacted […]Read More
As an essential business, California licensees have both rights and very significant responsibilities to employees, customers and regulators – so the stakes of understanding the letter and intention of the law have never been higher.Read More