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December 20, 2019

How to Get a Dispensary License in California in 2020

Thinking of pursuing a dispensary license in 2020?  This in-depth guide covers our system for how to get a dispensary license in seven steps: Prepare a […]
December 20, 2019
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How to Get a Cultivation License in California in 2020

Looking to get a cultivation license in 2020? This guide breaks down our proven process for how to get a cultivation license in seven steps: Prepare […]
October 23, 2019
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Should You Hire a Lawyer or a Cannabis Consulting Firm?

Choosing the right professional to help get your cannabis business licensed is as critical of a choice as any you will ever make. The 2 of […]
October 23, 2019
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Where’s The Best Place for Starting a Marijuana Business in California?

Almost everyone that reaches out to us asks a variation of the following question:  “Where is the best city for starting a marijuana business?” Some have […]
July 16, 2019
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How to Create a Winning Cannabis Cultivation Business Plan

If you googled “cannabis business plan”  or “cannabis cultivation business plan,” you may have had two distinctly different research goals in mind. This article will discuss […]
June 11, 2019

How to Open a Licensed Cannabis Testing Lab in California in 2019

A key element to legalized cannabis commerce is the responsibility that a licensed manufacturer or cultivator has to produce and deliver safe products to their end-user […]
June 3, 2019

5 Key Factors Property Owners Must Consider for Cannabis Compliance

As a landlord in a cannabis legal state like California, you may have heard the terms “green rent” or “cannabis rates”. These terms describe the above […]
June 1, 2019

How to Get a Cannabis Distribution License in California in 2019

When California’s final cannabis regulations were released by the BCC at the end of 2018, one of the five major license types, Distribution, got very little attention in […]
March 22, 2019

What it Takes to Comply with Cannabis Law & Get Licensed.

Receiving local approval to open a cannabis business and then keeping your state-license takes a keen eye for detail, several interlocking plans and a ton of […]
February 20, 2019

How Much Does it Cost to Open a Dispensary?

By far the most common question BeGreenLegal gets in its inbox or on client calls is “How much does it cost to open a dispensary?” If […]
January 29, 2019

How To Pick the Right Cannabis Consultant and What to Avoid

Besides the proven psychological and even subconscious reasons why we all buy from people in the first place, namely that we know, like and trust them. […]
December 21, 2018

Riverside County Limited to 19 Dispensary and 50 Cultivation Licenses

Right before the cannabis filled Midterm Elections, the County of Riverside, California’s 5th largest county and the closest to the most sought-after markets of Los Angeles […]
November 7, 2018

How California’s Midterms Create Opportunities for Cannabis Businesses

The US Midterm elections were a big win for the cannabis cause movement overall as voters in three more states took great strides towards a safer […]
October 9, 2018

Transitioning Your Temporary Cannabis License to an Annual License in California

To get its state sanctioned cannabis industry started on time, the three agencies that collectively oversee the 26 licenses available for commercial cannabis activity in California […]
September 26, 2018
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3 Keys to Running a Successful Cannabis Dispensary in California

You won’t be surprised that the keys to running a successful and profitable cannabis dispensary aren’t really that different than operating other traditional retail operations, you […]