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Israeli Begins Granting Export Permits

 

It has been a long, hard road, but the Israeli Health Ministry has finally signed off on exports.

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Did Strip Clubs Open the Door for Cannabis Businesses to Receive PPP Loans?

 

A recent temporary restraining order prohibiting the SBA from excluding strip clubs from receiving financial relief under the CARES Act could have some big implications for the cannabis industry.

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Priorities During the Pandemic: How to Run a Lab Under COVID-19

 

Using an actual case study of their lab from Germany and Spain, Dr. Krause and Udo Lampe detail what it takes to keep a testing lab operational during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.

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7 Factors to Consider When Choosing Cannabis Software

 

Software selection in the cannabis industry can be a daunting task. With larger organizations, numerous stakeholders may have competing goals and decision factors important to them. In this article, we cover the 7 most important factors to consider when reviewing and selecting cannabis software.

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How to Grow a New Cannabis Business Amid a Pandemic

 

By understanding where the challenges and opportunities lie, cannabis businesses can thrive. Using sound marketing, PR and e-commerce tactics can be the key to weathering the storm.

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Effective Brand Engagement for Cannabis Businesses on Social Media

 

Marketing Agency owner Alexis Krisay provides a helpful overview of some best social media practices for cannabis businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

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Business Development Impact: Chalice Farms

 

In this week’s Brand Marketing Byte, we’re highlighting Chalice Farms and how they overcame a difficult 2019 to rebound in 2020 with a few new initiatives and some earned media attention.

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Managing Supply Chain Challenges During a Crisis

 

The media has been reporting on supply chain disruption for quite some time now due to COVID-19. This piece discusses how the pandemic has impacted the cannabis supply chain and how companies can stay ahead of the curve.

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Solutions & Alternatives to Bankruptcy for Cannabis Businesses

 

Ormond takes a deep dive into bankruptcy law, some historical considerations, state court powers and explains the mechanics of receivership.

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The British Isles Sees Cannabis as an Economic Development Pathway

 

As drama continues to swirl around Brexit, two islands off the coast of the British mainland are investing in cannabis as an economic development strategy.

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NACB Recommends Regional Approach to Cannabis Legalization, Tilray Plans to Close High Park Gardens Facility in Ontario: Week in Review

 

The National Association of Cannabis Businesses has urged the governors 14 states to adopt a regional legalization strategy as they reopen following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Aurora Cannabis Completes Acquisition of Reliva LLC

 

Aurora acquired Reliva, a company that sells hemp-derived CBD products in the U.S., for approximately $40 million of Aurora common shares.

Louisiana Senate Approves Legislation to Expand Medical Cannabis Program

 

Although the bill already passed the House, the Senate approved several amendments to the legislation, sending it back to the House for final consideration.

Campaign to Legalize Adult-Use Cannabis in Arkansas Abandons Efforts to Place Initiative on 2020 Ballot

 

Arkansas True Grass, which is backing a proposed constitutional amendment, will instead focus on qualifying the measure for the state’s 2022 ballot.

West Virginia Official Says Medical Cannabis Sales Will Launch in Spring 2021

 

Department of Health and Human Resources Secretary Bill Crouch said during a media briefing at the state capitol that product will likely be available next year.

Tilray to Close High Park Gardens, a Cannabis Greenhouse in Leamington, Ontario

 

The announcement comes as part of the company’s “optimization plan” for its adult-use facilities in Canada.

Valoya Announces Its Spectrum Technology Licensing Program

 

The LED grow light manufacturer has announced a licensing program making its patented technology available to LED manufacturers and horticultural LED fixture providers.

In the Face of Restrictions and Limited Channels, Cannabis Marketers Turn to Out-of-Home Advertising–Here’s the Right Way to Do It

 

Cannabis brands are faced with significant challenges in their marketing efforts, but out-of-home advertising has emerged as the advertising channel of choice for many businesses.

NACB Recommends Regional Cannabis Legalization Strategy in the Northeast and Midwest as States Reopen

 

Mark Gorman, the association’s executive VP and COO, says adult-use cannabis legalization can provide states with a new source of revenue as they recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Grower's Ally Organic Pest and Disease Control Products for Hemp and Cannabis Launches E-Commerce Platform

 

Commercial growers nationwide can now take advantage of wholesale pricing.

Ethos Cannabis and Jefferson University Launch Their First Studies Under Pennsylvania’s Medical Cannabis Research Program

 

The entities will collaborate to conduct patient-facing clinical research into the benefits of medical cannabis.

Producing Craft Concentrates: Q&A with Precision Extraction Solutions

 

The Precision team shares how to create boutique concentrates, including a primer on equipment selection, best practices and common mistakes to avoid.

THC vs. CBD Extraction: How to Plan for Each Process

 

From equipment selection to best practices and safety considerations, here is what to consider when processing cannabis and hemp.

Village Farms International Announces Pure Sunfarms' Initial Cultivation and Sales License for Delta 2 Greenhouse

 

Pure Sunfarms will begin to roll out vape products this summer.

Aphria Inc. Announces Move to Nasdaq

 

The company will continue to trade under the APHA ticker as of Monday, June 8, 2020.

TGOD Rolls Out Highly Dutch Organic

 

The dual branding strategy addresses both the premium and mainstream consumer.

Oklahoma Governor Rejects Bill to Amend State’s Medical Cannabis Program

 

The state legislature has opted not to override Gov. Kevin Stitt’s veto of the bipartisan legislation.

Manitoba Will License Additional Cannabis Retailers

 

The province will open its cannabis retail application to all prospective applicants June 1.

Minnesota’s Red Lake Nation Passes Medical Cannabis Referendum

 

The tribal nation is the first in the state to legalize medical cannabis.

NJ CAN 2020 Aims to Advance the Social Justice Conversation Ahead of New Jersey’s Cannabis Legalization Vote This Fall: Legalization Watch

 

The campaign is supporting the state’s 2020 ballot initiative to legalize adult-use cannabis and plans to lobby for social equity policies if voters approve the issue in November.

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