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How to Get Your Marijuana Business License (And Keep It)

Hey, let’s start a legal marijuana business! As the saying goes – EASIER SAID THAN DONE.  If you are in the business, or currently applying for a license, you know this well. License applications are complicated and confusing. Code requirements, are constantly changing.  Wording is ambiguous. What the heck is a 4 CIF camera resolution?  In Florida, Dispensary licenses are 2600 pages long...

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Duty of Care for the Legal Cannabis Industry - What it is, and Why You Need to Care

420 Security Advisors recommend that business owners in the legal cannabis industry seek safety and security awareness training to meet Duty-of-Care obligations to their employees. For the legal cannabis industry, everyone involved can be vulnerable to safety and security risks. More so than most other businesses, because you have something the bad guys want – drugs AND money...

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What is the Real Threat, Theft or Diversion?

The cannabis industry is arguably in its infancy, especially when we consider growth projections.  Consequently, there are limited statistics specific to theft and diversion, but the threat is indeed real. At the end of the day, the market value associated with controlled substances, including cannabis, escalates risk. So what can you do? Industry players can anticipate and implement precautionary measures to mitigate losses by reviewing the details of dispensary and grower incidents. They can also take a lesson from the pharmaceutical industry; well-versed in the threats associated with Schedule I and II narcotics...

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Choosing the Right Security Systems for Your Legal Cannabis Business

Like banks, jewelry and liquor stores, cultivators and retailers/dispensaries deal in a high-value product and a cash-heavy business that is very appealing to thieves. As part of an emerging industry, growers, producers, labs, extractors, dispensaries and retailers are all still learning when it comes to preventing and dealing with criminal activity...

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