Proprietary construction or a self-contained extraction lab?
Designing and building a lab for cannabis and hemp extraction is no small undertaking. It’s an intensive process that involves the services of specialized architects and engineers, a significant CapEx outlay, and patience: design and permitting through to project completion can take 12-24 months.
extractX Labs Create Global Opportunities for Partners
The team at Aviette started investigating extraction options while attending industry conferences. They looked at different equipment but found that building an extraction lab is no easy task. It’s an intensive process that involves the services of specialized architects and engineers, a significant CapEx outlay.
Why GMP is the Future of Quality Control for the Global Industry
Good Manufacturing Practices, or GMP, are a systematic way of ensuring that products — from food to supplements to pharmaceuticals — are produced consistently according to established quality control standards…
3 Keys to Building Sustainable Leadership Teams in Cannabis
Building businesses designed for long-term sustainability is a difficult task no matter the industry; and in an emerging space like cannabis, it is a challenge that is even steeper…
Determining Decarboxylation in the Cannabis Lab
Every major cannabinoid in the cannabis plant begins as cannabigerolic acid (CBGA). From there, plant enzymes unique to each cannabis strain convert this CBGA into other acidic cannabinoid…
Utilizing GMP Principles to Improve Cannabis Facilities
The cannabis industry is somewhat notorious for its patchwork of regulations that need to be followed. Not all states will require the same things from cannabis producers and extractors…
4 things CBD and hemp retailers need to know about the future of shopping
The future of cannabis retail is technologically exciting—think ubiquitous online ordering and sophisticated consumer analysis—and fraught with potential challenges..
Senate Leadership Releases Draft Legislation to Make Cannabis Federally Legal
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), along with Sens. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Ron Wyden (D-OR), released draft legislation today that would remove cannabis from the schedule of controlled substances..
How to Get Your Cannabis Products to Market Quickly and Safely
Getting a product to market safely is always top priority, but getting it to market quickly also has important benefits for consumers, manufacturers and retailers. A major issue facing successful cannabis retailers is that certain products..
Why ESG is important to cannabis businesses and how to get started
They say ESG is something companies need to measure and report. Regulators, investors and even consumers are starting to look more critically at the impact of companies’ environmental, social and ethical practices.
US House panel passes federal cannabis legalization bill in historic vote
The U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday approved a sweeping cannabis reform bill by a vote of 24-10, a milestone moment that moves the multibillion-dollar marijuana industry a step closer to federal legalization.
Suddenly, CBD is everywhere. Here's what's next
CBD, the chemical found in hemp and marijuana plants, is showing up in shampoos, lattes, body oils, gummy bears and dog treats. It’s being sold in coffee shops and farmer’s markets, mom-and-pops and high-end department stores and most recently, drugstore chain CVS.