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Cannabis Banking in 2019 – What’s Really Happening?

Cannabis Banking in 2019 – What’s Really Happening?

September 25, 2019 was a day to celebrate for cannabis businesses that have struggled with a lack of access to banking and payment processing services since cannabis is still a Schedule 1 drug at the federal level. That’s the day when the Secure and Fair Enforcement...

How Real Estate Affects the Value of a Marijuana License

How Real Estate Affects the Value of a Marijuana License

The term “cannabis effect” or “cannabis premium” refers to the inflated real estate costs that cannabis license holders are required to pay across the United States. The problem is the cost of real estate has a direct negative effect on a cannabis business, the value...

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Cannabis Migration – Who’s Moving and Why?

Cannabis Migration – Who’s Moving and Why?

The cannabis migration first gained notoriety in 2013 when legalization came closer to a reality in Colorado. Fast forward to 2020, and it’s still happening. The difference today is that many people are moving to cannabis-friendly states for a wider variety of reasons...

Canncurio: Active Cultivation Licenses In 2019 By State

Canncurio: Active Cultivation Licenses In 2019 By State

This week we turn our attention to the beginning of the cannabis value chain by looking at where the 9,190 cultivation licenses were generated last year. As readers of this blog have seen with our analysis of manufacturing and retail/dispensaries – all the activity...

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