Cannabis is still a mostly cash-only enterprise, so how can dispensaries step into the digital age and accept payments online or via a credit-card reader? Gavin fills us in on how the industry is dealing with these challenges, what solutions are on the market, and offers his advice on how to turn a crisis into an opportunity.
Are cannabis businesses #essential during this unprecedented time of lockdown? In this episode Cannabis Tech Talks, Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner talks with David Wallach, Marketing Director at PolyScience Laboratory. David explains why Polyscience is proud to be an essential American manufacturer, doing their part in the fight against #coronavirus. Plus a behind-the-scenes story about working with the cannabis legend Tommy Chong.
In this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner had the opportunity to speak with Yobie Benjamin, San Francisco-based investor and activist.
Yobie explains how cannabis companies can help fight COVID-19. The largest cannabis companies in the U.S. and beyond all have real-time PCR machines, which are capable of detecting the RNA of the COVID-19 virus. Yobie Benjamin is calling on the FDA to grant a CLIA waiver so that cannabis companies, and other companies and institutions, can pitch in on the fight against the virus.
Testing is critical for identifying infected individuals and separating them from the healthy. Unlike in South Korea, China, etc., the U.S. has failed thus far to scale up testing.
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