Kentucky Cannabis Up Next?

By |January 14th, 2019|

Medical marijuana is currently legal in 24 states. And recreational use is legal in Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Colorado, Alaska, Michigan, Vermont, Maine, Massachusetts, Washington, D.C., and Michigan. Will Kentucky cannabis soon be added to the MMJ list?
New Year, New Bills
Lawmakers recently released a new medical marijuana bill – House Bill 136 – in the state […]

Maine Medical Marijuana Business Options Expand

By |December 26th, 2018|

Cannabis businesses in Maine can now sell medical marijuana to one another. Many cannabis companies see this as an opportunity for the industry to grow. Maine medical marijuana businesses saw these changes go into effect December 13, 2018.
So, why is this such promising news?
Maine has 50,000 registered medical marijuana patients. These changes in law allow collaboration and […]

How Much Does it Cost to Open a Dispensary?

By |October 22nd, 2018|

One of the most commonly asked questions we get here at Pinnacle Consultation is, “How much does it cost to open a dispensary?” Well, it depends – on your intended focus, location, size, etc. The answer though is not clear-cut, but below we’ll delve into it and help you get exactly the info you need […]

The Changing Colorado Marijuana Code

By |October 8th, 2018|

The Colorado General Assembly modified several cannabis-related bills. From vertical integration, marijuana waste, product sampling to marijuana storage, the Colorado marijuana code is on the move. Read on to see what’s changing.
So Long Required Vertical Integration
Medical marijuana businesses can now choose to vertically integrate or not. To many cannabusiness owners, this comes as positive news. […]

Cannabis Expos, Cannabis Expos: Weed All About It

By |August 27th, 2018|

It seems like another new cannabis expo is popping up every week. What does this mean for the industry? And how do you decide which ones are worth attending? Is every cannabis expo created equal? No doubt, going to them all would be rather fun. But alas, time is money and time must be wisely […]

Assessed Your Cannabusiness Brand Lately?

By |August 13th, 2018|

Your business brand is more than a logo and a tagline. Too often, businesses develop these pieces of information merely because one is supposed to do so, and then simply forget about them after the fact. But as a business owner, you know better than anyone why your product or service beats the competition. Or […]

Your Cannabusiness is Failing, Here’s Why

By |July 23rd, 2018|

A lot of businesses fail. And odds don’t improve if you own a cannabusiness. This is not to put a damper on the excitement of owning your own business, but the truth is, businesses fail left and right. What you need to realize though, is that it is not all a crapshoot.

The main reason for […]

How to Prepare a Job Posting

By |June 11th, 2018|

There are numerous aspects to running a cannabusiness: increasing revenue, logistics, marketing, licensing, compliance, and maintaining inventory, just to name a few. However, these all share a common element – people. If you don’t have the right people at the right time for the right job, your business will suffer. But those who hire often […]

New Jersey MMJ to Expand Program

By |May 28th, 2018|

New Jersey MMJ was legalized in 2010. But demand is now surpassing supply in the state. Significant changes in the medical marijuana laws in New Jersey have had a major impact on dispensaries. An overwhelming number of new patients have signed up and stores are having a hard time keeping up with the demand. But […]

Recreational Marijuana Law Takes Hold in Maine – Governor Overridden

By |May 21st, 2018|

Maine can’t say the Governor didn’t try. The recreational marijuana market is now officially law. It is slated to launch possibly by 2019, but most likely by 2020. Gov. Paul LePage had previously vetoed the proposed cannabis bill. But the second time around, on May 2nd, lawmakers in the state opted to override the governor.

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