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June 29 2018

Sacramento is Accepting Cannabis Applications With No Deadline

.Although many of the cities Green Growth CPA has written about have hard deadlines for cannabis applications, there are also cities that choose to keep application deadlines open ended.  Sacramento is one of these cities.

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Filed Under: Licenses

June 27 2018

How Do Cannabis Taxes Apply to Immature Plants, Seeds and Clones?

The world of cannabis and cannabis taxes is ever changing.  Today, we will highlight three cannabis taxes (cultivation, excise, and sales) and how they apply to immature plants, seeds, and clones.

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Filed Under: Taxes

June 27 2018

How to Collect and Disburse the Cannabis Excise Tax

As a cannabis retailer, you probably are aware that you are responsible for collecting the excise tax and paying that money to your distributor. This post goes a little more in-depth into how the process of collecting and disbursing the cannabis excise tax works on discount retail sales in...

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June 25 2018

July 1 Is The Deadline For New Cannabis Testing & Packaging Regulations

In January 2018, California enacted Prop 64, and officially legalized recreational cannabis. As a courtesy, a six-month transition window was put into place for cannabis businesses to make the necessary adjustment to comply with new California cannabis testing and packaging regulations....

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Filed Under: California, Compliance

May 24 2018

Part 3: Los Angeles Cannabis License Requirements

Catch Part 1 and Part 2 of our Los Angeles series before reading the third and final article below.

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May 16 2018

3 First Steps to Starting a California Cannabis Business

The most common question our experts get isn’t always tax related. In fact, it’s a bit more complicated. Everyone wants to know about starting a cannabis company in California.

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Filed Under: Business

May 09 2018

How to Find Real Estate for Your Cannabis Business

As we mentioned in our tips for submitting a strong cannabis permit application, real estate is a key factor in your application’s success. In fact, without a solid lease or property acquisition on the books, your application is virtually guaranteed to be rejected. So, how can you find real...

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May 01 2018

How to Submit a Strong Cannabis Business Permit Application in California

As we’ve seen over the past few months, California cities and municipalities are offering a limited number of business licenses to new cannabis companies. San Bernardino is offering 17 total licenses; Colfax has four retail permits up for grabs; San Francisco has a waiting list until 2019,...

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Filed Under: California, Licenses

April 11 2018

Part 2: Los Angeles Cannabis Zoning

Los Angeles, California recently released a series of additional regulations to reduce any negative impact or confusion regarding the cannabis industry.

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Filed Under: Compliance, Licenses

April 05 2018

Part 1: Los Angeles' Cannabis Rules and Regulations

Los Angeles is further clarifying their cannabis rules, regulations, and city ordinances to surrounding this growing industry. In this series, we’ll be tackling Los Angeles revised planning ordinances and licensing. First up: the city’s rules and regulations for cannabis businesses.

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Filed Under: Licenses