PORTLAND, Ore. – Cannabis compliance consulting firms Allay Consulting, iComply Cannabis, GMP Collective and TraceTrust today announced the formation of the Cannabis Compliance Alliance, a collaborative group created to put the cannabis industry on the same footing as mainstream business sectors.
The Cannabis Compliance Alliance aims to service the cannabis industry through pooled resources and access to unique solutions such as the recently announced insurance discount for companies with risk mitigation protocols.
“Though we may be competitors, we have a common objective: Create a safer cannabis industry for consumers and businesses,” said Kim Stuck, CEO and Founder, Allay Consulting. “Through this collaboration, we can institute real change nationwide—offering tangible ways to safeguard companies, ultimately protecting our customers in the long run.”
Working with clients in cultivation, processing and retail, each firm offers services like state compliance, audits, staff training and assistance with certifications from current good manufacturing practices (cGMP), quality management (ISO 9001) and food safety (ISO 22000) and Organic.
About Allay Consulting
Allay Consulting serves the hemp, cannabis and psilocybin industries to ensure regulatory compliance across operations, working with cultivators, manufacturers, retailers, investors and stakeholders to develop strategies and avoid compliance pitfalls. As former regulators, we are well-versed in rulemaking and best practices, from product and food safety to cGMP and ISO certifications, OSHA and fire compliance, and due diligence audits.
About GMP Collective
The GMP Collective is the leading, trusted source for experienced guidance on best-practice standardization in the cannabis and hemp industries. We help producers demonstrate a proactive and documented approach to quality and safety. Our expert consultants work in partnership to ensure compliance, standardize and optimize processes, and secure certifications that expand market reach and validate your commitment to health and safety. Leveraging years of experience across highly regulated industries, we make financially sound recommendations and provide hands-on support to help you minimize risk and improve the overall efficiency of your operations.
TraceTrust is a nationwide cannabis and hemp manufacturing compliance company that ensures products go beyond regulatory requirements to deliver safe and consistent experiences. TraceTrust is known for establishing the first universal independent certification programs, A True Dose™ and hGMP™, validating dose accuracy, ingredients, GMP, instructions for use, and label claims. Founded in 2016 with experience from the agriculture, food and beverage industries in product development, HACCP, food safety, and GMP certifications, TraceTrust defines industry standards ahead of FDA regulation guiding operational success.
Founded in 2011, iComply is the most established compliance firm in the modern cannabis industry. CEO and founder, Mark Slaugh is a leader on policy affairs and a noted expert on cannabis regulation. iComply’s efforts have shaped the industry, defined regulatory standards, and strengthened hundreds of clients’ internal operational compliance. Through iComply’s compliance packages, cannabis companies achieve measurable, affordable, and effective solutions. iComply knows that operational compliance creates cannabis legitimization worldwide.