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More and more states are legalizing recreational use of cannabis

More and more states are legalizing recreational use of cannabis. On April 21st, recreational use of cannabis was legalized throughout New Jersey, allowing anyone 21 or older to legally purchase marijuana. After taking a backseat to the West Coast, the Northeast (New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut) are jumping on board with a combined population of 33 million are thought to become the Cannabis capital. Harry Brelsford sits down with Paul Seaborn to discuss which states are coming on board, and what each states rules will be.

That’s A Wrap- Benzinga Cannabis Conference

Harry joins The CannaTech Group from the floor of the leading cannabis investment conference, Benzinga to share his recap. The Benzinga Cannabis Conference was a 2 day conference in Miami Florida where Industry leading executives and investors came together to discuss the current state of the industry and what the future may hold. From sessions to networking opportunities, and more this conference is a must attend. Listen to Harry’s full conference recap here.

Innovation Center: Tracking labels that don’t require a battery

Imagine being able to track products without a battery. Wiliot has developed a way to track items without a battery by harvesting energy from Bluetooth in the air, and using it to charge tiny chips that are actually printed on a label. This tiny chip could be a game changer for the Cannabis industry. From being able to measure product temperature as it moves from location to location, to tracking inventory in the office the options are endless . Harry Brelsford of The CannaTech Group sits down with John Gunn of Adentro to chat about this revolutionary new way to track products without the need for a battery.

Cannabis Global Market

With the increase of legalization of Cannabis and the rise in social acceptance the global cannabis market is estimated to reach 90.4 billion dollars by 2026. Although the rules and regulations concerning use vary from country to country, the worldwide market continues to grow. Harry Brelsford of the CannaTech Group sits down with Eric Boone of Meristematix to discuss the global mindset of the cannabis industry.

Cannabis Payment Solutions

Although the cannabis industry is growing each year, with legalizations, normalization, and demand, the federal classifications of cannabis have not changed. Marijuana remains a schedule 1 drug under the Federal Controlled Substance Act, leading to cannabis business owners facing hardships regarding finances. One of the most common issues many businesses face around cannabis is payment services, from credit cards, cryptos, debit solutions, and cashless ATM’s, business owners are always seeking alternative solutions. Harry Brelsford of The CannaTech Group sits down with Jim Roddy of the RSPA to discuss alternative payment solutions in the cannabis space.