What does Epidiolex’s Approval Mean for the Cannabis & CBD Industry?

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved a widely known Cannabidiol (CBD) drug, Epidiolex, that treats explicitly two rare and severe forms of epilepsy: Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome. Epidiolex’s approval is a landmark event for the Cannabis industry, as Epidolex is the first CBD derived drug to receive FDA approval for medical treatment[…]

Setting the Standard for Safe, High-Quality Kratom Products

Setting the Standard for Safe, High-Quality Kratom Products Kratom Industry Leader Partners with InstantGMP, Inc. to Help Manufacturers Follow Best Practices Washington, D.C. July 9, 2018 — As part of its commitment to setting high industry standards to protect millions of American consumers who benefit from Kratom to manage their own well-being, the Kratom Trade Association[…]

The Quiet CBD Industry Threat: Mislabeled Products

As the markets for cannabis, hemp, and CBD continue to grow (no pun intended), the industry must contend with a new set of challenges: inconsistent product labels. Introduced at the CBD Summit at Expo West, one presenter brought up a study conducted by the Journal of the American Medical Association called the Labeling Accuracy of[…]

Announcing the InstantGMP, Inc. Greenfield Grant, a Ground-Breaking Grant for the Cannabis Industry

InstantGMP, Inc. and their partners are excited to announce the annual Greenfield Grant designed to take Cannabis processors, CBD and Hemp manufacturers from zero to production superstars and for brands within investor portfolios. The Grand Prize winner will receive a comprehensive system that will instantly establish their Good Manufacturing Practices. Fulfilling a Brand’s Vision Starting[…]

Legal or Illegal? The Current State of CBD & Hemp

For the uninitiated, CBD is the shortened form of cannabidiol, which is the non-psychoactive derivative of cannabis or hemp plants. There are some people who are concerned that hemp also contains Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) which is the psychoactive component of cannabis. The amount of THC is negligible and hemp is currently exploding in popularity as an[…]

InstantGMP™ INV – Robust Biopharmaceutical Inventory Management Software

It’s no secret that the biopharmaceutical and biotech industries are heavily regulated – but for many companies, choosing an inventory and warehouse management system presents unique challenges due to the degree of compliance needed. The breadth and expanse of inventory items, coupled with complete traceability requirements, necessitate a software designed specifically for the biopharmaceutical industry.[…]

InstantGMP™ Release notes for version 3.007.101

Improvements Changed the workflow on Projects to increase the speed and responsiveness when the project has more than 100 oWIP/FG definitions. Added a “Received Date” column to the Inventory Management Summary screen. Fixes When using Dynamic Fields and in particular when more than 5 dynamic fields were used on manufacturing step, the server response was[…]

InstantGMP™ Release notes for version 3.007.001

New Functionalities New Room Log workflow and data Integrated with Master and Batch Records for easy Room Status access and logs Automatic reminders of weekly and monthly cleaning Integration with Document Manager New overall Room Status Automatic Room Change of status after cleaning is due. Improved overall visual information on Room statuses New “Export to[…]

Make Your Batch Records a Genuine Business Tool

Written by our very own Robert Pochadt –  Those in regulated industries often regard batch records, and their creation, as a sort of necessary evil; those annoying, labor intensive documents mandated by the guidelines that production teams and others love to hate. Making them electronic can alleviate some of the chronic transparency and completeness problems;[…]

InstantGMP, Inc. Introduces Powerful Facility Control Feature with Room Logs Interacting with Production Records

InstantGMP, Inc., the developer behind InstantGMP™ Batch Management software, announces added capabilities to a classic software feature that focuses on achieving complete facility connectivity through integrated room logs. This update provides manufacturers and processors with the ability to achieve interactive control of a facility’s role in production, such as “Clean Rooms” to improve batch quality.[…]