It’s Just A Foot

Charles Rutherford

Based on 8 years of cannabis industry experience , Charlie Rutherford helped pass the first cannabis-related standards within the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) on proper cannabis storage. He’s spoken to a group of national Weights and Measures regulators on their millions in lost revenue in the absence of Net Weight standards.

The opinions expressed in the “It’s Just A Foot” column are my own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Seth Adler or Cannabis Economy. Seth is a dear friend and recognizes the world doesn’t suffer from a surplus of dialog on alternative views.

Are Republicans the Best Thing to Happen to Cannabis?

Charles Rutherford | Dec 21, 2018 During the 2016 election, I believed the cannabis industry would be better served by Republicans than Democrats. My unpopular hot take was based on the idea that a party supportive of private enterprise is beneficial. This is preferable to a party ho... Read More

It’s Just A Foot

Charles Rutherford | Nov 12, 2018 In this monthly column, industry veteran Charlie Rutherford shares anecdotes that tie together his unlikely cannabis industry advocacy and his consistent presence within the industry. Each were propelled by a life-changing moment that drove his epiph... Read More

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