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MGO Selected as Consultants for the Defense Innovation Voucher Program

If you are a small defense contractor based in San Diego County who is pursuing new commercial markets or looking to diversify your government contracts, then please check out the…

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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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Cannabis Tax & Payment Guide for California

Critical Information for Paying Cannabis Taxes in California Now that the legal adult-use cannabis market in California is open, cannabis business owners and operators are currently navigating a complex system…

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Government Contractor News Update – March 2018

Every month MGO’s Government Contractor practice provides this round-up of important news and information affecting the Government Contracting industry. #1: Unbalanced Pricing Case Study Unbalanced pricing exists where the bid…

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The Solution to California’s Cannabis Cash Problem

MGO’s innovative solution to the main banking issues Government Agencies and Cannabis Businesses are facing in California starting January 1st. Recently, the California State Treasurer’s Cannabis Banking Working Group (CBWG)…

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Navigating the Requirements of Cost-Type Contracts and Sub-Contracts

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The award of a Federal Government cost reimbursement contract, as a prime contractor or a subcontractor, can be very good for your business, but this type of contract can also subject…

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Banking Access Strategies for Cannabis-Related Businesses

A ROADMAP FOR GOVERNMENT AGENCIES On November 7th, California State Treasurer’s Cannabis Banking Working Group issued a report outlining strategies for government agencies to address banking issues related to the…

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Establishing Responsible Cannabis Regulations

FAST FACTS FOR MUNICIPAL EXECUTIVES Cannabis Transportation and Distribution Scott Johnson, CPA, Partner, State & Local Government, Advisory Services Jon Zimmerman, Director, Cannabis Industry, Advisory Services Macias Gini & O’Connell…

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California’s New Marijuana Regulatory Environment

As California evolves from a largely unregulated market to a state- and local-regulated medical marijuana framework, it should prove to be one of the most complex and comprehensive medical marijuana…

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Municipal Marijuana Tax, Advisory and Compliance Solutions

There are few issues facing municipal executives today more challenging than the emerging medical and recreational marijuana industry.   While some sources estimate that legalized cannabis in California could generate over…

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