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Your Vape Pen Might Be Fake, And You Might Have No Idea

Knockoff vapes can stop working suddenly, produce dangerous chemicals instead of vapor, and even explode. Vaping started having a moment years ago and hasn’t stopped. According to the CDC, in 2016 3.2 percent of US adults were current vape pen users; a recent New Yorker feature quoted a Wells Fargo analyst who said the US vaporizer market would be worth…

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The High Road to Revolutionizing Cannabis Retail

Experiential retail is on the rise in every industry. Traditional brick-and-mortar stores now have to provide services and experiences that customers are unable to replicate at home. Whether it be the flashy set up of The Apple Store or the upscale feel of the Nespresso boutiques, we see experiential retail all around us in shopping…

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California cannabis vape cartridge makers facing counterfeit products hurdle

Mainstream industry brands have long contended with product knockoffs ranging from North Face jackets to Rolex watches. Now the problem is increasingly appearing in the marijuana industry – with vaporizer cartridges a key target. The issue can be a major headache for targeted companies. Counterfeiting can result in lost sales and downward pressure on the…

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Counterfeit Cannabis

When some people hear the term counterfeit, they innocently might think: purses, watches, or jewelry. It may seem harmless, but making and buying counterfeit products serve a health hazard to the consumer, promote an unsafe working environment in those places that produce them, and do a great harm to the authentic company whose products are…

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Michigan issues first medical cannabis recall for untested products

Michigan regulators issued the first recall of medical marijuana products since the state’s new licensing and testing system went into place last year. David Harns, spokesman for Michigan’s MMJ program, said the statewide monitoring system detected five different cannabis-infused tinctures and patches being sold at certain dispensaries that “weren’t connected to any testing result and sent out…

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Tips for Constructing a Cannabis Grow Site

Luke Wilson is the Director of Field Operations for Canna Advisors, a consultancy firm that helps cannabis entrepreneurs get licensed, optimize facility design, standardize operations, and maximize on their business development opportunities. In this interview, Luke shares his experience transitioning into the cannabis space, talks about his early work in the industry planning and building cultivation facilities…

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