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How Will Cannabis Perform in a Recession?: Part 1 – “Vice” Industries

by Evan Eneman, CEO of the MGO | ELLO Alliance The escalating trade war with China and concern that the fiscal stimulus efforts that drove economic growth will fizzle out…

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Next Steps for SAFE Banking Act and Cannabis

by Rodrigo Macias, Advisory Partner and Practice Leader On September 25th, the cannabis industry celebrated perhaps the most significant victory in the nascent sector’s history when the U.S. House of…

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Cannabis Private Investment Review

The Private Investment Trends Defining the Future of Cannabis The MGO | ELLO Cannabis Investment Review is the first publication of its kind for the cannabis industry.  Developed in cooperation…

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Top Cyber Risks Threatening the Cannabis Industry

As cannabis evolves into a multi-billion dollar global industry, booming revenue, historic M&A deals, and eye-watering capital raises dominate business headlines. But as cannabis enterprises expand at a rapid pace…

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TAX ALERT: Businesses can Continue to Deduct 50% of Client Meals

Last year’s tax overhaul via the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, H.R. 1 (“the Act”) made cuts to write-offs and benefits for businesses. A significant change was made in terms…

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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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Delivering Value and Security via a Principled Debt Management Policy

Best Practices for Government Agencies Issuing Debt under SB 1029 By: Richard Green, CPA, Partner and Industry Leader, State and Local Government California’s public government agencies have long relied on…

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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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Supreme Court Allows States to Collect Online Sales Tax from Out-of-State Retailers

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In a landmark ruling, the US Supreme Court decided that states can collect sales tax on products their residents purchase from online retailers that do not have a physical presence…

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