Want to prevent Cannabis theft & diversion? Start collecting behavioral data.

By Jeremy Applen, Vice Chairman ASTM D37 and Leslie Engleking With each passing year, FOCUS (Foundation of Cannabis Unified Standards) is asked to investigate more and more cases of theft and diversion throughout the cannabis industry. Findings from records audits and compliance checks continually reveal sophisticated diversion schemes that, upon first […]

National Association of Cannabis Businesses Announces Launch

According to a press release, the National Association of Cannabis Businesses (NACB) launches today, becoming the first self-regulatory organization (SRO) for the cannabis industry. With their mission to help compliance, transparency and growth of cannabis companies, they will lead member businesses in establishing voluntary national standards, addressing issues like advertising […]

ASTM International Begins Crafting Cannabis Standards

Last week, the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM International) approved the formation of a committee to develop standards for the cannabis industry. ASTM International is a standards development organization that develops voluntary consensus-based standards for industries. United States regulatory bodies and the World Trade Organization have recognized the […]