Control Your Chaos

The legal cannabis industry doubled in revenue from 2015 to 20201, there are multiple challenges associated with this growth.  Many companies are looking at sources of chaos in the industry such as regulations, financial and technical growth challenges.  But the successful companies will also be considering their most influential source of chaos…their people.  In times of major change, […]

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How to Achieve Kosher Certification for Your Hemp Products

As the hemp industry continues to become transparent, the number of Kosher certified hemp products is growing. Kosher certified hemp/CBD products are growing increasingly popular among consumers worldwide. Obtaining Kosher certification is actually easier than you might think. The most commonly Kosher certified hemp/CBD products include Capsules, CBD oil, Gummy bears, Isolate, Tinctures and Topicals. Here is […]

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What Hempers Want Most from LinkedIn

I recently presented at the Texas Hemp Convention on the topic of LinkedIn and it was truly an eye-opening experience. I’ve been helping hemp-related firms implement LinkedIn for about 5 years now, but I wanted to know more about how hempers are making effective use out of LinkedIn. Using LinkedIn itself, I reached out to […]

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Beyond Making a Purchase, Make a Partner: How to Purchase a Distillation Machine

Training periods.  Staff turnover.  Time management.  Learning curves.  Expediting processes.  Maximizing equipment effectiveness.  These all are matters that businesses face, in general, and businesses seeking to do hemp and cannabis distillation are no different.  If anything, they’re more susceptible to these types of business issues.  It’s critical for companies seeking to perform distillation to not only seek the right equipment provider, but even […]

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How AI and Automation are Shaping the Future of Cannabis

Overcoming Moravec’s Paradox, conceived by Dr. Hans Moravec, noted roboticist, is the main challenge to roboticization of not just cannabis cultivation but the whole of agriculture. This paradox says that which robots do easily, humans find hard and visa versa. For example, robots have been assembling cars for decades, a process requiring rapid, repetitive and precise […]

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What Does Kosher Certification Mean for Hemp?

As the hemp industry continues to become transparent, the number of Kosher certified hemp products is growing. Millions of consumers around the world, of all background, seek out Kosher certified products. Many may not know what the word Kosher actually means, or how a product can become Kosher certified. Kosher, from the Hebrew word Kasher, means […]

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CBD and Drug Testing 101

One of the biggest challenges facing companies pertaining to workplace safety and CBD use by employees revolves around drug testing. Many employers have a zero-tolerance policy on drug use and therefor institute drug testing policies to ensure those workplace safety standards are met. But with the legalization of hemp-based CBD products, there seems to be […]

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Understanding Your Cannabis Insurance Policy: The Necessity for Crime Insurance

As the medical and recreational cannabis industry continues to grow and thrive, the demand for crime insurance products is also increasing. Cannabis-related businesses are subject to risk at every stage of the supply chain, with a myriad of potential loss exposures ranging from property and equipment damage, to general liability and product liability, to simply […]

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CBD and Workplace Safety

Having worked as a first responder for 27 years, and now involved in the safety arena for large manufacturing corporations, safety is always priority number one. The overwhelming focus is performing your job duties safely and preventing accidents. These are incredibly dangerous professions and one needs to account for any mechanical and human factor that […]

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Why Ethanol Works So Well for Cannabis Extraction

Cannabis comes with a lot of known health benefits to users with little to no side effects, unlike pharmaceutical drugs. Advancement in technology now allows manufacturers to extract various products infused within cannabis such as extracts, concentrates, edibles, etc. The use of ethanol in extraction is one of the most popular methods for cannabis extraction.  […]

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