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SC Laboratories Receives ISO Certification for Laboratory Standards

Santa Cruz, CA – July 19th, 2017 – SC Laboratories, a leading third party, privately-owned analytical laboratory serving the Cannabis industry, announced today that their Santa Cruz laboratory facility has been granted ISO accreditation for its cannabinoid panel.  ISO / IEC 17025:2005 is considered to be the gold standard accreditation for calibration and testing laboratories around the world and across multiple disciplines.  Laboratories that are accredited to this international standard have demonstrated technical competence and the ability to produce accurate, precise data.  

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Grupo Flor brings first cannabis testing laboratory office to Monterey County

We're excited to announce that on June 2, 2017, SC Labs will establish a satellite office in our Salinas, CA Grupo Flor Corporate Headquarters located at 115 Cayuga Street.

This strategic partnership with Santa Cruz-based independent cannabis testing laboratory, SC Labs, brings much-needed cannabis industry regulatory compliance to Monterey County.

As you may know, attention to consumer safety directly affects the viability of California's emerging cannabis market.  In turn, consumer safe cannabis production directly informs the choices Grupo Flor has made in building out our local cannabis ecosystem.  That's why bringing SC Labs to Monterey County is an exciting step for our industry and for our community building strategy.

SC Labs is one of the nation's leading cannabis research and lab testing facilities. As part of this strategic partnership with Grupo Flor, SC Labs offers Monterey County cannabis operators convenient and immediate access to critical testing requirements to ensure consumer safety in California's cannabis products.

SC Labs has decades of cannabis science experience and their testing methods comply with relevant FDA, ELAP and EPA guidelines and are conducted in accordance with the strictest and most current scientific protocols currently available. 

Here's to promoting the best practices and quality standards in Monterey County.

All our best,

Grupo Flor Co-Founders

Gavin Kogan, Mike Bitar & Omar Bitar

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Building on its momentum in bringing greater credibility to a rapidly growing economy, KIND Financial, the leader of end-to-end technology and compliance solutions for the cannabis industry, today announced the appointment of Dave Peck as Chief Marketing Officer effective June 15, 2017.

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The Inside Track - Preparing For Your Future In the Cannabis Industry



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Santa Rosa cannabis manufacturer CannaCraft gets a visit from State Treasurer John Chiang

On this Thanksgiving Day, Reggie Williams will move freely and with only minor pain. A man who has endured 24 operations on his right knee, who has spent the last two decades in chronic agony, now passes his days in true thanks, for a treatment he says is his salvation.

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Jetty Extracts | The Shelter Program

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Leading Colorado Marijuana Law Firm Looking to Expand

Hiring Additional Lawyers in California


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Bloom Farms: Growing It Forward

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MYDX ANNOUNCES SUPPLY CHAIN & MANUFACTURING AGREEMENT WITH FORTUNE 150 COMPANY; Arrow Electronics to Manufacture MyDx Chemical Analyzer; Also Extends Credit Facility to MyDx


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Microsoft scores its first-ever pot partnership

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Fighting the Feds, Round Two: Harborside vs. the IRS

Industry threatened as nation's model dispensary attacked over obscure tax code, 280E


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CannaKids Connects Sick Children and Their Parents With Cannabis


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Aeron Sullivan of Tradiv Becomes First Cannabis Exec to Make Magazines 30under30

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O.penVAPE Bids for Broncos Stadium Naming Rights

Lead Cannabis Brand Promotes Mainstream Acceptance and NFL Wellness Alternative

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Powerhouse MJ Law Firms Team Up on Compliance Software

Two legal powerhouses in the marijuana industry are branching into the software business, hoping to generate profits in a new line of business.

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Check out the 2016 Cannabis Accessories Guide from Cannainsider and see MyDx featured at the top of the list of must-have products for the cannabis enthusiast.

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