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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Botanical Infused CBD: Herbal Remedies with Increased Health Benefits

As CBD takes the world by storm, the reality is clear, herbal medicine is effective and in high demand.  The hemp derived remedy is touted as life changing by some, but officially we can say it is known to help with anxiety, sleep, focus and inflammation.  The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is the reason we see health benefits […]

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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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Cooking with Chef Carosi: Cannabis Bacon Fat Peanut Butter Cookies

Over the years I have infused cannabinoids into a tremendous amount of things, from high octane alcohols, to MCT oil, grapeseed oil, hemp seed oil, creamery butter, coconut oil, and extra virgin olive oil, but the most exciting of all the fats I have use to help bind to all of the readily available cannabinoids […]

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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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Can you trust CBD products

What You Should Know When Buying CBD Products

Cannabidiol, better known by its abbreviated moniker “CBD”, lines the shelves of our neighborhood grocery stores; it boasts an impressive collection of standalone pop-ups in malls, shopping centers and farmers’ markets. We share CBD with our pets. Its mysterious properties help us sleep, calm our anxieties and reduce our inflammation. Some hail CBD for its […]

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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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