So, after the start of 420 College, we have helped hundreds of folks looking into getting in the industry to apply for and obtain cannabis cultivation and dispensary permits across California, Oregon and Washington. Last week, CEO and founder George Boyadjian secured his own 22,000 square foot cannabis cultivation permit from California City. Not just 1 permit, but in total 6 permits.  4 of the 22,000 square foot variety and 1 5,000 square foot type 
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Hi. Welcome to 420 College. We invite you to come to our next seminar near you. Please check out this introduction video.
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There is a buzz on the street about yet another huge name in the Cannabis business that has run into trouble. Rumor Has It that MedMen is running around trying to reorganize the financial roots of their company. This is the same thing that happened to the dot-com’s. There was a big rush to the gold fields of the internet during the 1990’s, and we all know what happened — the Dot-Bomb. New internet companies 
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There is a theory that the War on Drugs has morphed into a new strategy: Legalization or Regulations. The main idea in this theory is that the strategy was to legalize cannabis, create all kinds of social equity programs that go nowhere, and then apply such difficult application processes, extremely high fees, legal and operational costs that only big money can possibly afford to open licensed cultivation, manufacture, distribution, or dispensary operations. Part of the 
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Our cannabis industry has gone from a scattered and secretive bunch of rebels operating outside the law to multi-millionaires heading up billion-dollar public companies that provide everything a person could possibly want in terms of weed. This has all happened in the previous decade — 2010 to 2019. What can we expect from this new decade? The Big-Weed land grab will continue. Despite the best intentions of many involved in the legalization of marijuana in 
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You probably thought the War on Drugs had ended with cannabis legalization. It didn’t. As a socio-political tool to manage the accumulation of power, it is still alive and active. The identification of certain social groups with certain drugs has long been a way of legally controlling the political power of those ethnic and civic groups. Anti-opium laws were directed at the Chinese. Anti-marijuana laws in the Southwest were directed at Mexican laborers and immigrants. 
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To All Interested Parties, We are proud to share Governor Newsom’s budget proposal for cannabis industry regulation and taxation, announced by the Governor today. Regulatory Simplification In an effort to improve access to licensing and simplify regulatory oversight of commercial cannabis activity, the Administration plans to consolidate the three licensing entities that are currently housed at — the Bureau of Cannabis Control, the Department of Food and Agriculture, and the Department of Public Health — 
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Cannabis delivery is a hot topic in California these days. The focus of discussion is  the Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) regulation 5416(d), which provides that a “delivery employee may deliver to any jurisdiction within the State of California provided that such delivery is conducted in compliance with all delivery provisions of this division.” The dispute involves the question of exactly what California voters had intended when they voted on Proposition 64, which made marijuana 
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The Vital Job of Cannabis Business Compliance Manager One of your jobs as a business owner involves keeping your expenses lower than your revenues so that you can actually have a profit. This means cutting out expenses that are not necessary. However, in the Cannabis business, there are some expenses that take top priority. The director of compliance is perhaps the most important job in your entire company. Whether you are a cultivator, testing lab, 
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When you have been doing business outside the law for 50 years, it is difficult to go straight even if it is made easy for you. Five cannabis dispensaries in Northern California were recently shut down because they were suspected of laundering money, evading taxes and failing to carry workers compensation insurance. They are also suspected of illegal cultivation and distribution of cannabis . This happened in Santa Cruz County, a land that has long 
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