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Why Federally Legal Cannabis Means a Safer American Public

Why Federally Legal Cannabis Means a Safer American Public

Buying on the black market has never been safe for consumers, regardless of whether the purpose is recreational or pharmaceutical. Most people who use cannabis medically or recreationally are not able to trace where their product came from, if it was grown without harsh chemicals, or if it is pure and does not contain “laced” or added ingredients to enhance psychoactive effects.

How to Determine Which Manufacturing Equipment Components Need to Be Food Grade When Producing Consumables

How to Determine Which Manufacturing Equipment Components Need to Be Food Grade When Producing Consumables

When sourcing equipment, it’s vital to ask the right questions from the beginning.  What surfaces of your equipment is going to contact product?  Only non-seeping, non-porous, and non-corrosive materials are appropriate for contact with food or medical products.

Breaking GMP into Simple Steps

Breaking GMP into Simple Steps

In the pharmaceutical and dietary supplement world, it is absolutely required to be GMP compliant.  Many cannabis manufacturers are waking up to the fact that GMP compliance may be the deciding line of who can stay in the game for the long haul.  As regulations evolve, GMP requirements are written into the laws which dictate how cannabis products must be manufactured.  Going for GMP compliance can seem overwhelming, but anything is possible if broken down into small steps.  GMP is built on a few simple pillars, and with enough dedication any company can achieve a certification.

A Guide To Supplement Claims: What is legal to state and what is not.

A Guide To Supplement Claims: What is legal to state and what is not.

Cannabis unarguably has a long range of health benefits.  It's how we market those benefits that will ultimately determine our relationship with the federal government - and the protection of our consumers. Follow some helpful hints in response to recent warning letters issued by the FDA to cannabis companies for misleading advertising. . .