Monthly Archives: August 2016

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Reminder: Marijuana Edible Rule Changes Taking Effect

On October 1, 2016, some major changes will rock the market for marijuana edibles.  While many MIPs have been extremely proactive about preparing for the coming changes, others have been slower to adapt.  As implementation deadlines approach, it’s critical to revisit these new rules and make sure your business is ready for the changes. First, [...]

By | August 30th, 2016|Government Updates|1 Comment

California Operating Procedures

As regulators in California continue work on developing rules and regulations surrounding the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MCRSA), it’s also important that existing marijuana businesses in California begin to take proactive steps to fall into compliance with the new regulatory structure.  This is the second blog posts of a mini-series that will focus [...]

By | August 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Complia CEO Featured in NCV

Last week our CEO, Ryan Girard, was featured on New Cannabis Ventures (NCV).  Ryan wrote about the importance of compliance due diligence when evaluating the purchase of a cannabis business.  We are grateful for the opportunity to share our knowledge with the NCV readership and wanted to make sure our readers saw it too.  Check out [...]

By | August 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Edible Shapes: Fact and Fiction

Since the inception of regulated cannabis in Colorado, edible marijuana products have received quite a bit of press.  Most recently, there was quite a stir surrounding Colorado HB 16-1436 which prohibits edibles from taking the shape of humans, animals, or fruits.  While it is difficult to track to the original source, rumors quickly spread in [...]

By | August 17th, 2016|Government Updates|0 Comments

California Licensing Requirements – Seller’s Permit

As regulators in California continue work on developing rules and regulations surrounding the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MCRSA), it’s also important that existing marijuana businesses in California begin to take proactive steps to fall into compliance with the new regulatory structure.  This is the first of a mini-series of blog posts that will [...]

By | August 10th, 2016|California, Licensing|0 Comments

MED Rulemaking 101

Each year, Colorado legislature has the ability to pass laws that impact the cannabis industry. When such laws are passed, regulators are tasked with adding provisions to existing regulations in order to reflect the new laws.  This process is called rule promulgation. This year, there were a number of new laws passed that impacted the [...]

By | August 9th, 2016|Government Updates|0 Comments

Marijuana Pesticide Update (cont.)

A few weeks ago, Complia published a blog post about a handful of pesticides the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) determined to contain ingredients that were not disclosed on the label.  Specifically, we encouraged Colorado operators to be careful with SNS 217C All Natural Spider Mite Control Concentrate and NPK Mighty Wash.  This week, WSDA followed [...]

By | August 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments