The company’s core operational compliance solutions help cannabis operators stay compliant in the emerging medical marijuana market
DENVER, October 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Simplifya (“Simplifya” or “the Company”), the leading advanced regulatory and operational compliance technology and software platform serving the cannabis ecosystem, announced that its suite essential compliance solutions for cannabis businesses are now available in West Virginia, expanding the company’s reach to 23 states. The suite of cloud-based compliance services available, including Simplifya Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Simplifya Smart Cabinet, and Simplifya Self Audit, is designed to help cannabis operators comply with regulations and manage risks in the emerging medical marijuana market in West Virginia.
On April 19, 2017, Governor Jim Justice signed Senate Act No. 386, which created the state’s Medical Cannabis Act. The new law allows the use of cannabis for certified medical purposes by residents of West Virginia with serious illnesses. Under the law, patients can legally purchase medical cannabis in pills, oils, topical forms, concentrates administered by vaporization or nebulization, dry leaf or plant forms, tinctures, liquid and / or skin patches. The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health and Office of Medical Cannabis has stated that it aims to get quality-tested medical cannabis in less than two years for patients with a qualifying medical condition in West Virginia and commercial cannabis Sales are expected to start this winter.
“With a state like West Virginia going online, understanding new and evolving regulations can be a huge waste of time not only for owners and operators, but also for regulators, banks, financial institutions, insurers, law firms, and others in the ecosystem,” said Simplifya- CEO and Co-Founder Marion Mariathasan. “Compliance is a reality of working in the cannabis sector; Our suite of easy-to-use compliance tools takes the guesswork out of compliance to ensure you are on the right track and can instantly fix any issues that need fixing, saving customers both time and money. In West Virginia and the other 22 states we’ve already launched, our team of regulators and software engineers will continue to work hard to keep the ever-evolving state cannabis regulations updated in real time to address the compliance burden from the shoulders of our customers. “
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Simplifya’s compliance tools now available for the West Virginia cannabis ecosystem include:
Simplifya Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
Simplifya SOPs are designed to ensure that cannabis companies operate efficiently, effectively, and legally. They outline best practices and processes for the customer’s entire organization. While creating the right SOPs can be tedious and tedious, Simplifya’s team of analytics and regulatory experts have developed both generic and license-specific SOP packages that contain everything cannabis companies need to get up and running out of the box. SOPs also ensure cannabis compliance by providing a comprehensive base that can be used as is or adapted to the specific needs of the customer. In the event of changes, the Simplifya team also automatically updates the specific SOP and sends the customer a notification.
Simplifya Smart Cabinet
Simplifya Smart Cabinet (“Smart Cabinet”) is an easy-to-use and convenient online document storage hub that helps remove the worry and stress of organizing and storing all of an operator’s critical documents. In fact, 90% of cannabis compliance consists of documentation, including keeping and organizing documents, making sure no documents have expired, and creating documents for immediate review. Smart Cabinet gives companies a cheat sheet of all the documents they need based on their license, an intuitive user interface, complete control over who can access documents, the flexibility to assign documents to employees, and reminders when a file needs to be updated.
Simplifya’s team of attorneys and regulatory analysts reviews state and local regulations to create a checklist of simple “yes” or “no” questions that will help companies determine whether they are complying with all the rules for their license type. If the self-audit finds an area where a company is not compliant, an employee can create an action to correct the problem, assign it, track the task through to completion, and save the corrected results in a correction report for later use or reference.
Founded in 2016 in partnership with the cannabis law firm Vicente Sederberg, Simplifya is the leading advanced regulatory and operational compliance technology and software platform that serves the cannabis ecosystem. With a variety of easy-to-use software tools available in over 20 states, Simplifya makes regulatory compliance easy. Whether it’s custom or self-made audits, document storage, bespoke reporting, standard operating procedures or employee responsibility, ID tracking, problem resolution, or risk management, the company’s suite of products takes the guesswork out of often complex and constantly evolving local and government regulations At the same time, it reduces the time and money customers spend on compliance by 45 percent. Further information can be found at https://www.simplifya.com/about/.