Attention California, Michigan and Massachusetts cannabis licensees. You’ve been hearing “Track and Trace, Seed to Sale Traceability”...Whatever you want to call it - are you ready for it?
It’s been a few weeks since MJBizCon in Las Vegas, but there are some memories and conversations we had that still remain in our minds. As we learned about the hundreds and thousands of cannabis business owners and their operations, needs, and pain points, one thing stood out.
Attention California, Michigan and Massachusetts cannabis licensees. Worried about getting your operation ready to be fully live and operational with METRC? Flourish can help. We are a certified integration vendor with METRC in the following states:
It's ALL in the data. Data-driven technology is transforming how we approach business across every industry. With the proper data, businesses can accurately identify problems and react to these problems in real-time to employ solutions faster.
In last week’s blog, we honed in on the distinctive but complementary needs of the different stakeholders involved in the cannabis supply chain. No matter your license, you are primarily concerned with three questions in regard to your business:
Business processes vary for the different seed-to-sale stakeholders involved in the cannabis industry, and consequently, their pain points – whether operations-related or compliance-related – vary, too.
Compliance has many facets to consider in relation to both obtaining and maintaining a license at the state level including application fees, licensing fees, residency requirements, taxation and fines (to scratch the surface). Let's take a closer look at how you can prepare for and manage upcoming licensing fees.
Cannabis businesses are facing a growing challenge: Compliance. So far, 9 U.S. states have legalized recreational marijuana and 29 U.S. states have legalized medical marijuana. As the cannabis industry continues to grow and mature, however, states are ratcheting up their oversight and expectations, and there is an increasing need for consistency in regard to the quality of the product and the operations that surround it.
Change is not only coming, it’s already here. In case you’ve missed some key highlights recently while celebrating 4/20, consider this:
The first marijuana law in America, enacted in Jamestown colony in 1619, actually required settlers to grow cannabis. Cannabis was frequently used for trades, and some colonies even allowed farmers to pay taxes with cannabis. This tax policy lasted for more than 200 years until the early 1900s when legislation began leaning toward prohibiting both the cultivation and sale of the product.