OUR MISSION:
TO PROTECT PUBLIC HEALTH, CONSUMER SAFETY, AND SAFEGUARD THE ENVIRONMENT BY PROMOTING INTEGRITY IN THE CANNABIS INDUSTRY

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ASTM International Launches Cannabis Committee

The global standards organization formed the committee to focus on “creating technical standards and guidance materials for cannabis and its products and processes." According to a press release published March 1st, ASTM International formed a committee focusing on...

Standards for the Cannabis Industry

By Lezli Engelking Hearing about the lack of standards in the cannabis industry comes as quite a surprise to most. After all, cannabis is one of the most highly regulated industries in existence today. Complicated terminology and varied definitions, however, often...

Quality Gurus and their Key Contributions

Philip Crosby:  The Four Absolutes of Quality Management:  Quality is conformance to requirements Quality prevention is preferable to quality inspection Zero defects is the quality performance standard Quality is measured in monetary terms – the price of...

32 Security Tips

Protecting your business from theft goes beyond complying with state regulations. And the biggest risk you face might surprise you. Like banks and jewelry stores, cultivators deal in a high-value product and a cash-heavy business that can appeal to thieves. As part of...

Compliance: It’s Just Good Business

The numbers are in and Colorado’s retail sales increased 42 percent in 2015. This increase in sales reflects a very vibrant industry in Colorado, the state that is leading the way in legal cannabis through sensible rules and regulations. While the federal government...