Havens Quoted in Inside Health Policy

Havens Quoted in Inside Health Policy
Experts: Marijuana Industry Needs Good Manufacturing Practice Standards
October 30, 2018
Beth Wang

Jonathan Havens, co-chair of the Firm’s Cannabis Law Practice, is quoted in this article by Inside Health Policy. According to Jonathan, "the cannabis industry wants robust [good manufacturing practice (GMP)] standards so companies can make sure they’re putting out good product…Not only would standard GMPs be helpful, they also would lend more credence to the work the industry is doing." 

"I think a lot of people have misconceptions of the cannabis industry…this is a very serious business and it’s very hard to get these licenses in these states ... I'm not saying this is like the [prescription] drug industry; they’re not submitting applications to FDA. But it does require a very serious player. So, a lot of these folks want robust standards," said Jonathan.

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