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 […]

Oregon Marijuana License

By |March 10th, 2017|

As of October 1, 2015 Oregon now allows recreational selling of marijuana. Oregon already has a great number of shops that are strictly medical; with the new law these medical shops can now get a recreational Oregon Marijuana license. This also will allow for anyone new looking to get involved in cannabis a chance to […]

Cannabis Grow Start-up FAQs

By |March 3rd, 2017|

Pinnacle Consultation has been swamped with questions about starting a medical or retail cannabis grow. To better aid those seeking to enter the legalized marijuana market here are a few FAQs.

Q: How is growing marijuana regulated?

A: Because marijuana remains illegal at the federal level, there is myriad of state and local laws to navigate. Each […]