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Security and the Cannabis Industry

Recently, the Colorado cannabis and hemp industry have experienced multiple robberies of licensed facilities which include both retail marijuana centers and cultivation facilities across the state, as well as hemp farms: are your security systems and personnel up to standards?


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Overqualified in the Cannabis Industry

Cannabis industry careers are among the most sought after lines of work in North America and it seems that people from every area of the country are eager to obtain a position in the legal cannabis industry. If there isn’t a ladder they will build one, in the pursuit of knowledge and career expansion…


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Pro Tips for Getting a Job in the Cannabis Industry

Are you seeking employment in the cannabis industry but have no idea how to get that job?  This guide will help you get the job you want. 1) Do your research. Before applying for a job in the cannabis industry, learn what the specific state requirements are before applying for a job.  For example, does […]


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Secure Cannabis Transportation License: A discussion with business owner Amy Sharp

Anthony Sabia owner of 0420Inc.com and CannabisAmp.com sat down with Amy Sharp, long-time cannabis activist and cannabis wholesale and transportation professional to discuss her secure cannabis transportation company…


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Top 5 Things for Owners/Investors to Consider Before Getting into the Cannabis Industry

Have you been considering investing in the cannabis industry?  It is a challenging industry that is regulated differently depending on the location.  Regulations vary state to state, and these regulations are a direct impact on the bottom line…


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Know Your Grow: Environmentals

There are so many options when it comes to growing cannabis today, and the amount of information can make it overwhelming to decide. Just how do you want to grow? Making sure your environment is dialed in is actually more important than what strains, nutrients, lights, and mediums you are using…


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Cannabis Sales Teams: Why Your Commission Structure Matters

If you own a grow you will be setting up a sales team and looking to incentivize your team based on their individual and team performance. When a grow sets a flat rate for commission, and the market has an abundance of product circulating throughout, it puts their sales reps in a spot to fail almost every single time…


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So You Want to Be a Cannabis Trimmer?

“Bud manicurists,” “cultivation technicians,” “tree cutters” – regardless of whatever euphemism you’d like to employ, Trimmers are an essential component of the modern cannabis industry. It’s no longer the seasonal, regional activity it used to be prior to legalization but rather a full-time, year-round job for many…


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North Dakota Cannabis is Officially Front and Center

The young North Dakota cannabis industry put themselves front and center in the news this past week. Not even two full years ago they voted in medical cannabis, and before they even have a facility open for that, they announce a recreational usage vote with no limits on a grower’s plant count!


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The Excessive Regulation of Colorado’s Cannabis Industry

The other day I chatted for an hour with the owner of a well-known dispensary and product line distributor of high-quality cannabis, edibles, oils, clones, seeds, and more here in Colorado. We got into regulation, and he told me a story so ridiculous that I had to write an article about it…


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