Business Loans and Lending in Cannabis, Hemp, and CBD Industries

Business loans and other lending options provide companies like cannabis and hemp farms and dispensaries with the finance they need to develop their organization. These type of loans also suit cannabis companies who have recently experienced a financial emergency and want to cover a shortfall in funds. The legal cannabis…

Finding the Best Financial Services in the Cannabis & Hemp Industries

The legal status of hemp and cannabis has certainly improved recently, but growers and distributors may still have difficulty finding financial institutions who want to do business with them. Federally insured banks are not allowed to deal with the cannabis business, and other institutions don’t always want to take the…

Cannabis & Hemp Real Estate Loans (After the Farm Bill)

The Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018 is now law, and the inclusion of the Cannabis sativa L. plant as an agricultural commodity in this new Farm Bill promises to have great impact in the Hemp Industry. This makes hemp a mainstream crop, and as with other crops, farmers will need…

Cannabis Banking and the Potential Impact on the Real Estate Market

The cannabis market is thriving in the United States. This substance is now legal in 33 states plus the District of Columbia for medical use. Another 11 states have legalized it for recreational use, with Illinois being the latest to pass this legislation. This legal change has opened up potentially lucrative business…

How to Find Funding for Your Cannabis or Hemp Startup

Owning a businesses is part of the American dream. While some businesses, such as Apple, are excellent examples of this dream, for most people the reality is less glamorous, especially when in the cannabis, hemp, or CBD industries. However, cannabis & hemp startups can still be quite successful, but require…

Cannabis and Hemp Industry Loans

The cannabis and hemp industry is no longer an underground enterprise due to changes in state laws and the acceptance of marijuana as a medical treatment and recreational substance. While growing and selling these plants is still illegal in some areas, in others, it has become a profitable and aboveboard…

Cannabis & Hemp Licensing. Issues, Rarity, and Value

Though marijuana and hemp both come from the cannabis family, they are completely different plants. They look different, are cultivated differently and have vastly different uses. Most notably, marijuana contains levels of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) higher than 3% — typically between 5%-10%, but it can be higher. This chemical is what…

How Real Estate Agents and Brokers are Cashing-In on Cannabis and Hemp

Although at first thought, it may seem to be an unlikely pairing, those working in the real estate realm stand to benefit substantially from learning about the cannabis and hemp industry. Indeed, while this certainly would not have been plausible just a decade ago, we are now in a time…

Can Your Property Be Used for Cannabis or Hemp?

Hemp and cannabis are considered cousins in the agricultural world, and that relationship has been harmful to hemp, the relative that cannot get you high (at least not without a lot of effort.) In reality, the THC in hemp must stay below .03%, making it a really ineffective recreational drug. The U.S.…