$100 Million in Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Sales

By |March 11th, 2019|

The Pennsylvania medical marijuana market is booming. The Pennsylvania Department of Health recently announced that patients purchased almost $100 million of medical marijuana just within the first year of legalization. 83,000 Pennsylvanians hold medical marijuana cards. With sales like the above, this equates to over 600,000 transactions occurring amongst the 45 dispensaries in the state.

 
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Compliance in Your Cannabusiness

By |July 16th, 2018|

On the surface, running a cannabis-based business is just like any other business. From staffing, to wages, inventory, and marketing, businesses thrive when there is a cohesive and well-oiled machine – that serves customers, that respects its staff, that provides a unique service or product to society, and above all is profitable. But as many […]

Marijuana Regulations in Massachusetts

By |April 16th, 2018|

The western part of the U.S., namely Washington, Oregon and Colorado have led the way in cannabis legislation. Each state has taken varying policy approaches. Massachusetts is now taking on recreational sales. The Commonwealth legalized cannabis in 2016 but has opted to take a slightly different approach to the rules. July 1st of this year […]

Medical Marijuana OK for Panhandle State?

By |April 13th, 2018|

Will Oklahoma become number 30? Voters take to the ballot box June 26th for State Question 788 – and will decide whether to legalize medical marijuana. But the campaign has not been without controversy.

Considerable effort has been put forth to oppose SQ 788. Although the purpose of the bill is to legalize the medical variety, […]

Marijuana Edibles: The Ever Rotating Carousel of Sales

By |August 9th, 2017|

Marijuana Edibles in the Beginning
At the onset of medical cannabis the edible market was the Wild West. Early on in the industry, Colorado producers had trouble nailing down the exact dosage of medicine as well as the shelf life. Products like Cheeba Chews became extremely popular due to their reliable dosage and shelf stability. After […]

Greece Legalizes Medical Marijuana Opening the Door for Cannabusiness

By |July 13th, 2017|

Last week Greece legalized marijuana for medicinal use. The current Prime Minister Alexia Tsipras has opened the door for medical cannabis businesses to start planning. Just like any business owner it is important that Greek purveyors have the proper business plan and start-up capital. Potential business owners must first decide the scope of their business […]

Update on I-300 The Social Use Initiative

By |July 2nd, 2017|

There is an update on Initiative 300, the social use initiative in Denver, CO. The release of a zoning map has brought up some concerns with Colorado pot activists. Another concern is the $2000 application fee that may or may not get you started on the licensing process. If you read the previous blog on […]

Time to Participate in the MED Summer Legislation

By |June 30th, 2017|

This summer you have a chance to be part of the brainstorm for 2017 rule making as well as legislation. The MED (Marijuana Enforcement Division) allows public input in the five meetings scheduled for this summer. We mentioned in a previous blog that the MED will allow license changes and will accept new license applications. […]

Colorado Attorney General Works with DEA on Toker Poker Bust

By |June 28th, 2017|

Today in Denver Colorado the Attorney General Cynthea Coffman did exactly what Colorado marijuana business owners don’t want to see. She and several law enforcement divisions throughout Colorado colluded with the DEA. They worked together  to serve up the so called “Toker Poker” bust. This bust wasn’t just in Colorado. The accused are from several […]

Private Placement Memorandum

By |November 30th, 2016|

Private Placement Memorandum. PPM. I’m not talking about a business plan here.

A Private Placement Memorandum is a legal document provided to prospective investors when selling stock or another security in a business. It is also call an offering memorandum or offering document. It is a vehicle to secure financing.

A Business Plan is a formal statement of business goals, reasons […]