This Ain’t Your Daddy’s Pot a Question of Potency

By |June 22nd, 2017|

Hopefully you are as sick of reading that headline as I am. For years we’ve been hearing about how much stronger our pot is than it was in the 1960s and 1970s. It’s certainly true but how much stronger is it? First of all let me clear up an important aspect of this comparison. According […]

The Party of Five Rule

By |June 20th, 2017|

The definition of where a Denver resident can legally smoke marijuana still is not clear. Last month in May Denver lawmakers set out to define rules for public smoking. The “Party of Five Rule” is as close as they came. Like many things in Denver Government this fizzled out at the zero hour. Denver lawmakers […]

Will Sessions Bring Prohibition Back?

By |May 14th, 2017|

The Sessions Memo
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has issued a new memorandum and it seems that prohibition may again be on the horizon. The Attorney General states in the memo that he wants Federal prosecutors to pursue the most harsh penalties in cases specifically mandatory minimum sentences. Guns and drugs together will warrant a mandatory minimum. […]

Using Sustainable Energy for your Grow

By |May 7th, 2017|

Energy costs for large scale grows have been skyrocketing. Some growers are looking to use sustainable energy for their grow to run the lights and equipment. Traditional energy bills can run anywhere from a few thousand to $100,000 per month depending on the size of the grow space and the efficiency of the equipment used. […]

Will this New Administration Ruin the Recreational Industry?

By |May 4th, 2017|

With all the talk from Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Press Secretary Sean Spicer, recreational cannabis business owners are left scratching their heads. Will this new administration ruin the recreational industry?  With Spicer’s comment that there is a huge difference between medical and recreational cannabis, what is the future of that industry under the Trump […]

Colorado Springs to Lift Medical License Moratorium but there’s a Catch

By |May 2nd, 2017|

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Tax Check List

By |March 31st, 2017|

As December 31 fades in the rearview mirror and another year appears in the headlights, it’s time to think ahead to 2017 Tax Season. The Tax Man will be here sooner than you think.

While reviewing year-end financials, keep these things in mind:
Cash
Count your cash

When thinking of the cannabis industry, one thinks of cash. And lots of it, […]

OSHA and Cannabusiness

By |March 29th, 2017|

The Occupational Safety and Health federal law was created protect worker from safety and health hazards. Cannabusinesses, even though illegal under federal law, must still comply with OSHA regulations.

OSHA is now looking at marijuana businesses in state with legal cannabis grows. It is important for cannabusiness owners to be in compliance with both state and […]

Pinnacle Consultation’s Fowlkes Returns from Oregon Consults

By |March 17th, 2017|

With stops in St. Helens, Cornelius, South Beach, Hebo, Portland, Dayton and Gaston, Kris Fowlkes, director of commercial operations at Pinnacle Consultation (PinnacleConsultationInc.com), was on the go during a recent ten-day trip to provide that one-on-one personal attention for which Pinnacle Consultation is known. Pinnacle Consultation, a Colorado-based cannabusiness consulting firm, has seen its Oregon client base […]

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By |March 15th, 2017|

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Want to establish or expand a cannabis cultivation, grow, dispensary, extraction or retail business? Let Pinnacle Consultation help with your business plan, site location, financial projections, operational plans, licensing assistance and state and local compliance visits. Pinnacle Consultation has an experienced and knowledgeable team ready to help […]