Tag Archives: cannabis compliance

Re-Think Cannabis Compliance & Violations

Compliance is a top challenge in the cannabis industry for a reason. Seemingly unattainable due to ever-changing laws and regulations, compliance with a bevy of rules requires expertise and resources some businesses may not possess. Regardless of the legislative complexities and the struggle to stay up to date, your business is required to adhere to…

Solving Those Cannabis Pains (Compliance)

While dramatic increases in product demand may seem like a cannabis business owner’s dream, maintaining compliance with unstable and unstandardized cannabis regulations can bring on more than a few nightmares. Every legal jurisdiction seems to have different guidelines, requirements, and procedures than the next, with some in-jurisdiction laws differing even between municipalities. Although maintaining compliance…

6 Tips To Avoid Dispensary Fines

Cannabis compliance is one of the things to which every cannabis dispensary must pay attention. Not only does compliance ensure that you have the legal right to carry out your cannabis-related operations, but it also helps keep your business from unnecessary fines and sanctions. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has stipulated various regulations for…

Cannabis Product Packaging

Cannabis Product Packaging

Why is packaging so important for cannabis businesses? In addition to protecting and securing products, the packaging is consumers’ first impression – a reflection of the cannabis brand. In some ways, the packaging is the product. Low-quality cannabis packaging can result in long-term consequences. Exposing customers to risk, decreased trust in the brand, and lost…

4 HR “Keys” In The Expanding Cannabis Industry

Expanding Cannabis Industry

When small cannabis businesses navigate a growth spurt, their Human Resources (or HR) practitioners have an opportunity to demonstrate exactly how they can contribute to the business. For instance, they can influence and take responsibility for many aspects of talent acquisition, compensation planning and workforce management that had been the domain of hiring managers. But…

Compliance for Non-Cannabis Companies

It is no secret that in the past few years, cannabis has emerged from hushed conversations among friends into boardrooms filled with savvy investors. Cannabis’s evolution from contraband to capital is, in large part, a result of comprehensive government regulations that have legalized medicinal and/or adult-use cannabis around the world. Though reviewing these highly detailed…

Cannabis eLearning Compliance: Europe’s GDPR Requirements

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will affect all cannabis businesses and organizations that handle personal information from European citizens. It harmonizes legislation on the national level, sets rules regarding data uses as well as users’ rights and sets penalties and fines for improper data privacy management on the part of organizations. GDPR refers…

Cannabis Employers Must Post Injury/Illness Summary

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reminds employers of their obligation to post a copy of OSHA’s Form 300A, which summarizes job-related injuries and illnesses logged during prior year of operations. Each year, between Feb. 1 and April 30, the summary must be displayed in a common area where notices to employees are usually posted….

If It Wasn’t Documented, It Didn’t Happen

“An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly is the ultimate competitive advantage.“ – Jack Welch, former General Electric CEO In the event of an accident at work, the first question you’ll be asked is: “Was the employee trained in this area?” By using a platform to store your employee’s training records, you get unparalleled…

The #Cannabis Industry & #Microsoft (giving us some love)

The great health benefits of cannabis can actually blow our minds and most of the states in the U.S. have legalized marijuana sales for medical purposes. The 6% studies conducted to analyze the medicinal properties of marijuana have revealed that the plant contains chemicals that may help treat a range of illnesses and symptoms. Its two…