Real Estate Sale-Leaseback Deals on the Rise in Cannabis Industry

The sale-leaseback is a unique financing option that a lot of cannabusinesses are turning to. The transaction is neither debt nor equity financing; think of it more like a hybrid debt product. With the sale-leaseback, a company doesn’t increase its debt; instead, it gains access to needed capital through the…

What Should You Look for in A Cannabis Insurance Agency?

The cannabis industry is a rapidly growing industry with very high stakes due to the fact that the potential for profit is high but the accompanying risk is also high. This stems from the nature of the product itself and the propensity for consumer claims to pile up just like…

Appraising Cannabis And Hemp Real Estate, Businesses, and Assets

Whether people want to purchase or sell an existing cannabis or hemp business, property, or asset, it makes sense to get an appraisal from someone who has ample experience in the industry. Organizations That Provide Appraisal Services For Cannabis And Hemp Businesses A few organizations already have experience appraising real…

How to Manage Risks in the Cannabis Industry

It is no secret that the cannabis industry has a lot of associated risks that business owners need to be able to preempt and take the necessary steps to protect themselves from. There are different types of risks that should be evaluated in order to ensure your business thrives. Here…

Federal Cannabis Legalization: Coming Soon?

The cannabis industry needs federal legalization, and it needs this legislation now. Although cannabis is legal in some form in most states, the lack of federal approval creates many unnecessary roadblocks to success, including problems with financing, insurance, supply chains, investment, etc. The patchwork of state laws is harming the…

Legal Cannabis Landscape Expands as 2020 Ballot Initiatives Pass

Counting ballots for the 2020 election took much longer than usual because many states allowed residents to cast their votes by mail to prevent COVID-19 from spreading. While many races remained in limbo for days, new voter initiatives against cannabis prohibition took an early lead. Voters seem to have made…

Cannabis and Real Estate – The All-Inclusive Guide

The legal cannabis industry started attracting big money during the “second wave of decriminalization.” During the early 2000s, several states decriminalized cannabis possessions for personal use. The plant hadn’t become legal, but savvy entrepreneurs could see the tide changing. By 2012, two states (Colorado and Washington) legalized recreational cannabis. By…

Selling a Cannabis Business – Things to Consider

Selling a cannabis business can generate significant profits that fund future companies or help entrepreneurs find financial freedom. Like selling any type of business, though, owners need to consider several factors before they even start to approach potential buyers. The following guide will help anyone selling a cannabis business make…

Cannabis Business Proving Itself Pandemic and Recession-Proof

Near the end of January 2020, the United States officially entered the longest period of economic growth in the country’s history. Growth had slowed significantly by 2020, but the economy still showed signs of moving forward. At the time, it seemed like nothing could stand in its way. On the other…