San Diego City Council Considers Easing Rules For Pot Businesses To Support Social Equity

Civic leaders in San Diego are considering easing the regulations for cannabis businesses in an effort to promote social equity in the city’s legal marijuana industry. In addition to launching a new agency to regulate San Diego cannabis businesses, the San Diego City Council has approved a resolution to accept…

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Marketing Cannabis – The Ultimate Guerilla Marketing Cheat Sheet for Marijuana Businesses

The cannabis industry, along with its continued expansion, is unstoppable, although it’s still facing government restrictions. Brand owners must walk on eggshells even today, as they can’t openly advertise as other businesses do. As cannabis marketing is not banned, there are still a few ways that cannabis brand owners can…

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That’s Just Wrong – Towns that Ban Cannabis Businesses Still Get Marijuana Tax Revenue from the State

Why does the idea of towns that ban marijuana companies and still get weed tax revenue seems so wrong? The old testament says an “eye for an eye” and “an honest wage for an honest day’s work”, or something along those lines.  So whyis it that when we hear that towns…

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Does Oregon’s Eviction Moratorium Apply to Cannabis Businesses?

Oregon’s Property and Leasing Laws If a cannabis business owner does not own a place where he/she can conduct business, a property has to leased. Sadly, the majority do not truly understand that there are varying situations or circumstances regarding cannabis businesses and rental properties. This is as a result…

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New Bill Would Give Cannabis Businesses Emergency Relief Access

A new bill has been introduced to Congress by a team of Democratic senators who think it’s unfair that cannabis businesses in legal states are excluded from federal aid while other businesses in the state are able to get a leg up with government-funded help. Like all other businesses, they…

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Denver risking tax dollars by “ineffectively” auditing marijuana businesses, city auditor alleges

Denver’s process for auditing marijuana businesses is inadequate and has potentially cost the city countless tax dollars allocated for public service programs, the city auditor alleged Thursday. In a scathing new report, Denver auditor and certified public accountant Timothy M. O’Brien evaluated the city’s methods, strategies and standards for auditing…

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Colorado’s marijuana businesses should be eligible for federal coronavirus aid, Polis tells Congress

Colorado’s cannabis industry is allowed to remain open to provide “critical” services during the coronavirus pandemic, but because marijuana is a federally controlled substance, dispensaries and other businesses are ineligible to receive stimulus funds to help offset the economic impacts caused by COVID-19. Many say they’re struggling. Gov. Jared Polis,…

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Colorado’s marijuana businesses can remain open during pandemic, but they say they’re still struggling

As the coronavirus fueled changes in regulation for Colorado’s cannabis industry, leaders at LivWell Enlightened Health knew they needed to make dramatic moves to keep the business and its workers thriving. And fast. On March 30, 18 company executives and department heads agreed to suspend their compensation for three months…

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These Silicon Valley businesses are booming in the coronavirus era

Traffic at Coursera, the Mountain View-based online learning platform with university classes for anyone, is four to five times higher than usual, with thousands of universities requesting free access to their platform. At the same time, videoconferencing app Zoom has become central to countless companies where most employees are working…

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