Regulators keep on regulating

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Regulators are cracking down, are you ready for your inspection?

The BCC crackdown Listen, I get it. Telling someone you work with regulatory compliance isn’t going to make you the life of the party. But I promise you compliance can be exciting, especially when the regulators surprise you. Take this example: Last week, California’s Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) swooped in … Read More

Your company needs SOPs ASAP

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SOPs are integral to any business' success. Especially in the cannabis industry.

What is the Deal with SOPs? Developing written Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) is critical for cannabis businesses. Operating procedures, in some jurisdictions, are even required as part of the application for a business license. Mandatory or not, they are a useful tool that companies can use to define various tasks. … Read More

Finding suppliers for your cannabis business

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Finding the right products to sell at your store or to use in infused goods and edibles you’re planning to make requires careful considerations of price, quality, and logistics. However, did you know there’s also a regulatory component to product sourcing cannabis entrepreneurs must maneuver, too? If you’ve followed our … Read More

Applying for business licenses

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sample business licenses

Starting a business means dealing with red tape to get off the ground. However, if you’re starting a cannabis business, you will need to apply for and obtain the proper business licenses. Everyone in this industry will need at least one state license to operate. To add complexity, most cities … Read More