ISO - Is it worth it?

Tracy Hawkey
Posted at 3/6/2018 11:32:32 AM

ISO-certified companies all say the cost and effort to become certified is well worth it! 


As the cannabis industry becomes more competitive, a growing number of cannabis companies are looking for ways to differentiate their operations, whether that means offering value-added services or implementing the latest lean techniques. 


One best practice that many of today's leading shop's tout is ISO 9001 certification. The ISO standard is based on implementing seven quality management principles, including a strong customer focus, Evidence-based decision making, and continuous impr...more

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  • Compliance
  • ISO
  • Certification
  • Profits
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Evidence-Based Decision Making
  • Quality
  • Enviornment
  • Health & Safety
  • Customers
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The Cannabis ECN 2017 Roster of Featured Experts

ECN Support
Posted at 5/3/2017 10:23:07 PM


Download the 2017 Roster of Featured Experts

The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) is the only national trade association advancing the interests of the legitimate and responsible cannabis industry. Our industry supports tens of thousands of jobs, tens of millions of dollars in tax revenues, and billions of dollars in economic activity in the United States annually. NCIA's nearly 1200 members include some of the most notable and successful cannabis entrepreneurs and business owners from around the country. It’s their experience and expertise that make the Cannabis EC

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  • Boveda
  • Eden Labs
  • Envirotech
  • Extract Advisors
  • ExtractionTek
  • Heliospectra
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DOL Overtime Rule: Effective December 1, 2016 – Ready or Not!

Carole Richter
Posted at 10/4/2016 1:58:35 PM

New rules raise the minimum salary for exempt (exempt from overtime) employees from $23,660 to $47,476.  The previous rate of $455/week, or $23,660/year has not been a challenge for most employers, but the new rate ($913/week) may cause pause. 

You have options!  First, conduct a self-audit of your exempt and non-exempt classifications to understand the salary and duties tests for Executive (Management), Administrative, Professional, and other exempt classifications (DOL Fact Sheets #17A & #17G.)  Misclassifying an employee can result in stiff penalties so owners and...more

Categories: Compliance & Policy
Tags:
  • Overtime
  • HR
  • Policy
  • DOL
  • Compensation
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