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August 02 2019

Everything Cannabis Distributors Need to Know About Taxes

There are many different types of taxes in the cannabis industry. Cannabis distributors play a big role in the collection and remittance of cannabis sales taxes, excise taxes, cultivation taxes, and distributor taxes. These responsibilities are on top of the licensing fees and...

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Filed Under: California, Taxes

July 23 2019

What to Know About Cannabis Joint Venture Deals

In the past, we’ve discussed the pros and cons of franchising as a strategy for expanding your cannabis business. Today, we’ll present another option: embarking on a cannabis joint venture. Not that joint! ;)

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Filed Under: Finance

July 22 2019

Weekly Cannabis Licensing Update - July 22

As heat waves hit across the country, here are the hottest cannabis news headlines from cities in California.

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Filed Under: California, Licenses

July 15 2019

Cannabis Licensing Update - July 15

This summer’s California cannabis updates continue with news from Coachella, La Mesa, and Los Angeles. Here’s what you need to know to start your week off right. 

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Filed Under: California, Licenses

July 12 2019

Measuring the Financial Health of Your Cannabis Business

As a cannabis business owner, you know that you have a lot on your plate.

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Filed Under: Business, Finance

June 27 2019

Reduce Your Cannabis Taxes with 471 Allocations

As cannabis operators know, the federal 280E regulation places a huge tax burden on legal adult-use cannabis businesses. Under the 280E, any business connected with a Schedule 1 drug (as regulated under the Controlled Substance Act) cannot claim normal business tax deductions.

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Filed Under: Taxes, Finance

June 24 2019

Cannabis Licensing Update - June 24

This week’s cannabis updates in California are from Los Angeles and Riverside County. 

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Filed Under: California, Licenses

June 19 2019

Managing Your Cannabis Business Fund Flow

Cannabis operators take on a lot of risk by entering this growing market – with financial risk being the biggest liability of all.

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Filed Under: Taxes, Finance

June 17 2019

Cannabis Licensing Update - June 17

This week, California cannabis updates came in from Mountain View, Mendota, and Kern County. Here’s what cannabis news you need to know for the week of June 17, 2019.

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Filed Under: California, Licenses

June 12 2019

Issues Around Marketing Your Cannabis Business

What are the Rules on Advertising Cannabis?

While we're not lawyers and cannot give legal advice, we've seen a few best practices that we want to share with you. As cannabis is still considered a Schedule I substance, advertising is strictly prohibited on a federal level, while also being...

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Filed Under: Business