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If Not Now, When?: The Impact the SAFE Act Would Have on Capital in the Cannabis Industry

Jan 5, 2021 10:18:24 AM / by Vanguard Scientific

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2020 Webinar Series | Episode 3 | Unpacking THC Remediation | Full Recording

Oct 21, 2020 2:04:34 PM / by Vanguard Scientific posted in Compliance, Cannabis, THC Remediation

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Vanguard is proud to host the biggest names in remediation science for #3 in our extraction webinar series. The term Remediation is the “BuzzWord de Jour” of the global CBD oil industry, however, arriving at a common and useful understanding of the process is easier said than done.

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2020 Webinar Series | Episode 3 | Unpacking THC Remediation

Oct 1, 2020 8:35:56 AM / by Vanguard Scientific posted in Compliance, Cannabis, THC Remediation

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Vanguard is proud to host the biggest names in remediation science for #3 in our extraction webinar series. The term Remediation is the “BuzzWord de Jour” of the global CBD oil industry, however, arriving at a common and useful understanding of the process is easier said than done.

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US/UK Regulatory Warning to the Hemp Industry: Learn to Pivot

Apr 6, 2020 3:53:43 PM / by Vanguard Scientific posted in Extraction, GMP, FDA

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On March 5th, the Food and Drug Administration released their most recent commentary on cannabidiol regulation, with a stated focus on protecting public health and providing market clarity. Arriving more than a month after its expected delivery date, the congressional report offered little in the way of material guidance for an industry frustrated by its unending purgatorial wait. Now, with little to work against in terms of timelines or anticipated regulatory requirements, the industry is left staring across international and industry borders to attempt to define its future.

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Vanguard Scientific Spotlight: Shane Sehgal, R&D Engineer

Feb 27, 2020 1:10:46 PM / by Vanguard Scientific posted in Insider, Education

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In this month's Vanguard Spotlight, we're pleased to introduce Shane Sehgal, an R&D Engineer on our Oregon team. Shane is a recent Oregon State University graduate, and an ultra-adventurous outdoor enthusiast. Here are a few highlights from our recent conversation..

What led you to this career path?

I don’t know if I can point to one thing that brought me to where I am. Just a perfect storm of the right place, time, and most importantly the right company.

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Next Stop: Benzinga Capital Conference in Miami

Feb 20, 2020 2:19:04 PM / by Vanguard Scientific posted in Education, Legislation, Compliance, Plant Extracts, Benzinga Capital Conference

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After a successful appearance at NCIA’s inaugural Northeast Canna Business Conference (#NECannaBizCon) in Boston, our team is headed to sunny Florida.

On February 24th and 25th, the iconic Fontainebleau Miami Beach will play host to the 2020 Benzinga Miami Capital Conference. This high profile gathering offers industry investors, entrepreneurs, and insiders the opportunity to get together to learn and discuss the latest industry trends and changes. Vanguard Scientific is attending and sponsoring this event for the first time.

"This conference is about bringing together the movers and shakers behind the industry," said Benzinga CEO Jason Raznick.

The two-day agenda is packed with opportunities to network and learn. Our CEO Matthew Anderson will be presenting at 10:40 AM EST on February 25th in Glimmer 2 room on “Making History: The story of innovation, stewardship, strategic partners, and creating the infrastructure to transform a global industry by Vanguard Scientific.”

Keynote speaker, Kim Rivers, co-founder and CEO of Trulieve, will speak on the challenges industry operators face as they seek financial backing, as well providing an overview of the marketing opportunities available in the future at “From Seed to Success: Overcoming Capital Market Challenges to Deliver Authentic Customer Experiences session”.

During “All the Buzz: Legalization and Regulations in 2020” session, Holly Bell, Director of Canna for the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Affairs, and Juliana Stratton, Lieutenant Governor of Illinois State, will provide updates on 2020 regulations and policy development and the effect this next election year will have on federal legalization.

Retailers will use the “Canna 2.0” session to report on sales activity, emerging products, and ripples in the Canadian market due to Canada’s regulatory sanctioning for sales of canna derived products went into effect.

If you’d like to learn more about Vanguard Scientific, schedule a meeting with our co-founder and CEO, Matthew Anderson via dayna@vanguardscientific.com or our CRO, Pablo Quiroga. 

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Vanguard Scientific Lands in Boston for NCIA’s Inaugural Conference

Feb 18, 2020 12:03:17 PM / by Vanguard Scientific posted in NCIA, NECannaBizCon, Massachusetts, Recreational use

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Vanguard Scientific is attending the NCIA’s inaugural Northeast Canna Business Conference (#NECannaBizCon) in Boston, MA and exhibiting at the booth 1506. 

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All Roads Lead To Davos

Jan 18, 2020 8:00:00 AM / by Vanguard Scientific posted in Legislation, Davos2020, Compliance

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For the second year, the CannaTech Davos Cannabis House will bring the global cannabis conversation to Davos alongside the World Economic Forum. Every January, the annual World Economic Forum descends on Switzerland to bring together business leaders, investors, politicians, academics, NGOs, religious leaders, and media from around the world for discussions on current economic and social issues. 

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Vanguard Scientific Spotlight: Chris Chappie, VP Systems Integration

Jan 10, 2020 8:00:00 AM / by Vanguard Scientific posted in Insider, Education

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1) What led you to this specific career path?

A deep and passionate love of the plant has been the starting point for everything I know about this industry.  There is not a more versatile or medically useful plant in existence. It has transformed the lives of so many people.  As with anything that you love, learning about it comes easy.  

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Understanding The MORE Act

Dec 11, 2019 1:00:20 PM / by Vanguard Scientific posted in Education, Legislation

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How did cannabis become illegal in the first place?  

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