Category Archive for "Business Tips"

Securing your outdoor grow – secrecy in CA will be replaced by security

March 18, 2018
Jay Lauren

Practical Tips & Advice on Securing your outdoor grow: Our industry’s age-old ways of being stealthy, and hiding where we grow/produce, will need to adapt: the state of CA has no intention of keeping marijuana business locations secret. This will…

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Wanna bit of insight? Wana Brands will present at 4 upcoming Expos

April 10, 2017
Jay Lauren

Wana Brands Co-Owner Nancy Whiteman will offer Cannabis industry insights on innovative trends and discuss tools and strategies for marketing infused products at upcoming industry events across the country. “Wana Brands has been an innovator in the infused products category…

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What’s the marijuana Green Rush (and how can I make money in it)?

March 14, 2017
Jay Lauren

Answer: there isn’t one Green Rush. In fact, there’s three. Many of us keep hearing the numbers: billions and billions of anticipated annual sales. Market potential of over $50 Billion, more than 3x bigger than the NFL. Massive growth potential…

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5 Interview Questions to ask a Compliance Officer Candidate

December 20, 2016
Jay Lauren

Hiring a great compliance officer is no easy task. A great compliance officer must have incredible attention to detail when reviewing regulations, outstanding interpersonal skills for communicating with regulators, and a flexible attitude given the ever changing regulatory environment. The…

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Tip for Marijuana Business Owners: FLSA Overtime Change

November 30, 2016
Jay Lauren

What you need to know about the Department of Labor’s proposed changes to the FLSA Overtime Rules. The new FLSA Overtime rules have been delayed by the election, and a challenge in court. A federal judge in Texas filed an…

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