Toward a legal, national market for cannabis

Toward a legal, national market for cannabis

The story’s out in Pharmaceutical Commerce magazine: “Medical marijuana looks for a place in conventional drug distribution.” It’s based on all kinds of research and interviews with CEOs, legislators and prognosticators in this budding industry. Frustrations are great as the right hand of the U.S. federal government (DEA) either doesn’t know — or care, or approve … Continue reading

Industry compliance to FDA Food Safety Modernization Act flying high

Industry compliance to FDA Food Safety Modernization Act flying high

One of the hats I’ve worn of late is that of Editor of Packaging World‘s 2014 Food Safety Playbook for 2014 (as well as the preceding, inaugural edition). Among the updates packed into the 101-page e-book were the results of a brief survey of U.S. food and beverage product packagers done in Q1, gauging industry readiness for the U.S. … Continue reading