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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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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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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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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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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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What you need to know about Prop 64

FAST FACTS FOR MUNICIPAL EXECUTIVES By Scott Johnson, CPA, CGMA Partner, State & Local Government, Advisory Services Macias Gini & O’Connell LLP (MGO) CPAs & Advisors Now that voters have…

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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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