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Certifications

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Certifications currently available

"Clean Green"

A farmer-centric environmental organization that provides organic auditing, environmental education/incentives, and legal services to cannabis growers.

Organized as a corporation. Also verifies and label compliant agricultural inputs in addition to offering legal and real estate consulting.

Requires certified growers to improve in some (at least one) aspect from year-to-year to maintain certification.

Learn more at www.CleanGreenCert.com

Find Clean Green Certified: https://cleangreencertified.com/business-directory/

"Certified Kind"

A professional service provider that translates organic standards and audits organic standards in the new context of cannabis.

Certified Kind – Organized as an LLC. Also verifies and label compliant agricultural inputs.

Learn more at www.Certified-Kind.com

Find Certified Kind certified product at: https://www.certified-kind.com/certified-farms-1/

 

"EnviroCann"

An environmental third-party regulator that educates farmers and audits against organic standards.

Organized as an LLC. Closely affiliated with SC Labs, strongly advocates for pesticide screening. Some or all board members have vested interests in the cannabis industry, meaning they own, invest, or sell services to cannabis businesses.

Link to certified product not currently available.

Learn more at www.Envirocann.com

"Foundation of cannabis unified standards (focus)"

An independent regulatory body that aims to bring the safety-oriented regulations, standardization, and consensus-based standards-setting typical of other industries to cannabis.

Foundation of Unified Cannabis Standards (FOCUS) – Organized as a 501 (c3) and LLC. Offers license application support and compliance gap analysis.

Requires certified growers to improve in some (at least one) aspect from year-to-year to maintain certification.

Some or all board members have vested interests in the cannabis industry, meaning they own, invest, or sell services to cannabis businesses.

Link to certified product not currently available.

Learn more at www.FocusStandards.org

 

"Sungrown Certified"

A small business support group that educates consumers and connects them to small, environmentally-oriented cannabis growers through collective branding and marketing.

Some or all board members have vested interests in the cannabis industry, meaning they own, invest, or sell services to cannabis businesses.

Currently believed to be latent.

Link to certified product not currently available.

Learn more at www.CertifiedSungrown.org

"HUMBoldt Green"

A community-oriented industry organization addressing environmental problems by facilitating collaboration among industry actors, university researchers, and technological innovators.

Some or all board members have vested interests in the cannabis industry, meaning they own, invest, or sell services to cannabis businesses.

Requires certified growers to improve in some (at least one) aspect from year-to-year to maintain certification.

Link to certified product not currently available.

Learn more at www.GoHumboldtGreen.com

 

"National association of cannabis Businesses (NACB)"

The first and currently only self-regulatory membership organization in the United States cannabis industry. NACB has developed the first ever national advertising rules for cannabis. The standard has been drafted and is currently available for review and comment. Click here to read and provide comment.

Learn more at: www.NACB.com 

"The Cannabis conservancy (TCC)"

A multi-stakeholder environmental standards-setting organization offering certification with a focus on sustainability and clean production. TCC is organized as an LLC. Also offers research services.

Requires certified growers to improve in some (at least one) aspect from year-to-year to maintain certification.

Learn more at: https://cannabisconservancy.com/certification/

 

"Resource Innovation institute (RII)"

A conservation non-profit that aims to minimize the cannabis industry’s contribution to climate change through research-based public-private partnership. Organized as a 501 (c3) non-profit, membership organization supported by membership fees, individual, institutional and foundational support.

Some or all board members have vested interests in the cannabis industry, meaning they own, invest, or sell services to cannabis businesses.

Does not currently certify product.

Currently offering the Power Score to help businesses determine their baseline energy usage. Learn more at www.PowerScore.org

Learn more about RII at: www.ResourceInnovationInstitute.org

"Cannabis Certification Council"

Industry association with environmental implications. Focused on educating the public and created to support clean and sustainability-focused production. Advocate for clean and ethical production with a long-term goal of creating a certification for organic and fair trade growing.

Some or all board members have vested interests in the cannabis industry, meaning they own, invest, or sell services to cannabis businesses.

The CCC is organized as a 501 (c6) non-profit. Also hosts industry events focused on sustainability (www.CannabisSustainability.org) and created this website (www.Whatsinyweed.org).

Does not currently certify product.