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CACannaBizCon 2019: Five questions with Simplifya

The National Cannabis Industry Association’s annual California Cannabis Business Conference 2019 took place last week in Long Beach, CA, and The Elegant Stoner was in attendance, covering the show as it happened.

SAFE Banking Act Moves Forward, Faces Uncertain Future in GOP-Controlled Senate

A bill protecting banks that work with cannabis companies passed in the House but faces an uncertain future in the Republican-controlled Senate.

Compliant Cannabis Business Can Now Get A Discount On Insurance Premiums

Simplifya, a provider of regulatory compliance software for the cannabis industry, this week announced a partnership with cannabis insurance firm CannGen Insurance. The companies will team up to provide licensed operators with a discount on their annual insurance premiums – as long as they remain fully compliant.

Executive Spotlight: Marion Mariathasan of Simplifya

If there is someone who exemplifies a smart investor in the cannabis industry, it’s Marion Mariathasan, currently the co-founder and CEO of Simplifya, the industry’s leading regulatory compliance tool for licensees and those who audit them.

The Migration Saga: Fmr. Kellogg's President And DOJ Senior Official Join Cannabis Companies

The mass migration from the corporate world and government agencies into the cannabis industry continues, and even seems to have been accelerating in recent weeks.

10 Noteworthy CannaBiz Summit Speakers

Over the past five years, cannabis industry professionals, policy makers, advocates, and entrepreneurs have convened to network, learn, and discover at the NCIA’s Cannabis Business Summit & Expo. As the industry continues to rapidly evolve, getting accurate and relevant information from experts in the field becomes increasingly important for the success of your business.

How one team of innovators is simplifying regulatory audits for the cannabis industry

When it comes to cannabis, auditing is more than just an IRS buzzword U2014 in fact, audits in the cannabis industry pertain to more than just money. Inventory and compliance audits are something for which cannabis business owners, from dispensaries to grow houses, need to be prepared.

Jordan Wellington, Esq., Chief Compliance Officer at Simplifya

Jordan Wellington, Esq., Chief Compliance Officer at Simplifya, served as the sole legislative staffer assigned to shepherd the legislation implementing Amendment 64 and the legalization of cannabis through the Colorado General Assembly.

Denver's Simplifya is using compliance to end cannabis prohibition

The arm of Vicente Sederberg has a social justice angle to its unique compliance software.