TAG May 5, 2021 0 Comments

[kc_row use_container="yes" force="no" column_align="middle" video_mute="no" _id="885149"][kc_column width="12/12" video_mute="no" _id="657024"][kc_column_text _id="159542"]Gloves are intended to protect product intended for consumer consumption from contamination, but what happens when it is the gloves themselves end up being the source of contamination.

TAG January 9, 2020 0 Comments

In the year-end FSMA Friday webinar, TAG President and CEO David Acheson provided a regulatory recap of 2019 and expectations for 2020. 2019. Throughout 2019, FDA filled in some of the gaps outside the seven major rules

TAG December 12, 2019 0 Comments

The cannabis business in the US continues to be the “Wild Wild West” for those operating in this space. As an example, the last few weeks have been hit with a flurry of activity – both regulatory

TAG July 3, 2019 0 Comments

In last week’s newsletter, we discussed parts 5 and 6 (Good Production Practices and Products) of Canada’s newly published Amendments to the Cannabis Regulations, Final Regulations for New Cannabis Products: Edible Cannabis, Cannabis Extracts and Cannabis Topicals,

TAG June 27, 2019 0 Comments

Canada has published its Final Regulations for New Cannabis Products: Edible Cannabis, Cannabis Extracts and Cannabis Topicals which take effect October 17, enabling licensed processors to begin selling these cannabis products. There will be a further delay

TAG February 14, 2019 0 Comments

In January’s “FSMA Friday and Regulatory Update” webinar, Eric Edmunds, JD, of The Acheson Group (TAG) discussed the regulatory changes for hemp and CBD products triggered by the 2018 Farm Bill, and provided insightful predictions about future

TAG January 10, 2019 0 Comments

TAG has been watching the rapid emergence of the cannabis industry in the U.S. at the State level, and in Canada and other parts of the world at the federal level. There are vast sums of money

TAG December 31, 2018 0 Comments

In last week’s newsletter, we discussed the top topics of 2018. This week, we bring you the thoughts and insights of the TAG Team on our expectations for 2019. Expecting it to be another interesting, stimulating year

TAG July 11, 2018 0 Comments

2006:  E. coli-contaminated spinach causes outbreak resulting in 199 illnesses in 26 states, including 102 hospitalizations and three deaths. 2018:  E. coli-contaminated romaine causes outbreak resulting in 210 illnesses in 36 states and five deaths. Have we

TAG July 5, 2018 0 Comments

On June 19, Canada became the second country in the world to legalize the recreational use of marijuana on a nationwide basis – Uruguay was the first. With a vote of 52 to 29, the Canadian Senate