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Going Public in Canada

What You Need to Know To Go Public in Canada Denied access to many fund-raising avenues, US-based cannabis businesses are going public in Canada to generate the capital that fuels…

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Seeking Capital in Canada: Why US Cannabis Businesses are Going Public in Canada

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2018 has been a landmark year for the cannabis industry in many ways. Not only did California’s legal market open on 1/1/2018, but Canada is soon to become the largest…

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Cannabis Tax Alert: How a 280E Ruling Will Affect Your Bottom Line

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Tax Code Section 280E is one of the biggest obstacles cannabis business owners and operators face when trying to turn a profit. The cannabis industry in the US has been…

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Where is the “Pot” of Gold?

California’s Cannabis Tax Revenue: Expectations vs. Reality By: Scott Johnson Cannabis tax revenues have fallen short, much to the chagrin of state and local governments who were relying on higher…

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Progress Made But Much Work to Be Done: Fireside Chat with Cat Packer and Lori Ajax

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Earlier in June, the MGO | ELLO Alliance sponsored the “Cannabis in California: A Fireside Chat” event, a discussion of the state of the cannabis industry in Los Angeles and…

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July Packaging & Testing Deadline: How Cannabis Businesses are Complying with California Requirements

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"The transition period in the licensing authorities’ regulations allowing exceptions from specific regulatory provisions ends on June 30, 2018. Beginning July 1, 2018, cannabis goods must meet all statutory and…

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Is an End to the Cannabis Banking Crisis Near?

In April, the California State Senate Governance and Finance Committee approved bill SB 930, which seeks to create a state-wide banking framework for the cannabis industry. The legislation was originally…

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Cannabis Jobs Boom Creates Unexpected Challenges

The cannabis industry in California, and throughout the US, is experiencing extraordinary growth. With established cannabis businesses expanding, and new businesses opening on a daily basis, a competitive hiring environment has emerged.…

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4 Easy Ways to Turn a Customer into a Loyal Fan

With more states legalizing Cannabis in one form or another, thousands of successful businesses have opened up in the cannabis industry. However, with all those new businesses popping up, the…

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Proposed Tax Break Could Give Legal Cannabis Market a Jolt in California

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California legislators are currently reviewing and amending a proposed bill that could have a major impact on the profitability and success of the state’s fledgling legal adult-use and medical cannabis…

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