Here’s why Snoop Dogg’s firm just invested nearly million into a European cannabis startup {$excerpt:n} AceCann, a Portuguese medical cannabis company, is receiving a €13 million ($18.7 million) investment from Casa Verde, a venture capital fund co-founded by Snoop Dogg. It is the firm’s first investment in continental Europe, according to Sifted. Founded in 2019,…

Payment Processing & Consumer Credit: An Interview with KindTap Co-Founder {$excerpt:n} Federal regulations have made compliant credit processing in the cannabis industry difficult to achieve. As a result, most cannabis retailers operate a cash-only model, limiting their ability to upsell customers and placing a burden on customers who might rather use credit. While some dispensaries…

Ask the Experts: The Business of Cannabis Meets the Law {$excerpt:n} Practicing Law Institute Press’s Legal Guide to the Business of Marijuana: Cannabis, Hemp and CBD Regulation is a one-of-a-kind deep dive into the many regulations governing the industry. Aimed at attorneys representing clients in this space, the treatise offers guidance on a range of interrelated…

Solvent Remediation – The Last Step for Safe, Clean Hemp Extraction {$excerpt:n} Botanical extraction is not specific to cannabis and hemp, and it is anything but new. Rudimentary forms of plant extraction have existed throughout history and evolved with high-tech equipment and scientific procedures for use in pharmaceuticals, dietary supplements and botanicals. In food production,…

Automated Extraction Technologies: Upping the Bar for Quality, Repeatability & Safety in Extraction {$excerpt:n} Automated extraction equipment and technologies are rapidly becoming the standard in the extraction sector of the cannabis industry. Like most evolving industries, manual and operator driven processes are what starts an industry, but with explosive growth, demand for increased safety, efficiency…

Where Are We Now? Social Equity in the US Cannabis Industry {$excerpt:n} As state legalization measures begin to legitimatize the US cannabis industry, stakeholders, both those currently in the industry and those who plan to join in the not-too-distant future, grapple with the best ways to right the wrongs from the decades-old War on Drugs.…