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Coronavirus COVID-19 causing a run on grocery stores, liquor stores and dispensaries

Coronavirus COVID-19 causing a run on grocery stores, liquor stores and dispensaries CannaBlog by Jim Marty, CPA, CEO and Founder of Bridge West CPAs and Advisors to the Cannabis Industry March 16, 2020     I write this blog while under self-imposed quarantine at home.  After weeks of heavy travel, I am happy not to […]

Hemp, Hemp and More Hemp CannaBlog by Jim Marty, CPA and CEO

It seems you can’t turn on a radio these days without hearing ads for CBD products.  Hemp, defined as the cannabis plant with less than .3 percent THC, is now legal thanks to the 2018 Farm Bill for the first time since 1937 when it was lumped in with marijuana and made illegal.  Today, thousands […]

The Challenges of Making Predictions in the Ever-Changing Cannabis Industry Cannablog by Brandon Van Asten, CPA, Bridge West LLC and Het Shah, New Leaf Data Services, LLC

Colorado Tax Meeting with Governor Jared Polis Bridge West CannaBlog by Jim Marty, CEO and founder of Bridge West CPAs and Advisors to the Cannabis Industry

I recently attended a meeting of Colorado Leads, a political group comprised of leaders of the Cannabis Industry.  Our special guest was Governor Jared Polis. I asked him a couple of questions: How much tax money has the State collected from cannabis sales and how was that money spent?  His answers were interesting.  Since adult […]

Ark-LA- Tex Cannabis Business Expo Reflections

I had the pleasure of moderating a financial panel at the 3rd annual Ark-LA-Tex cannabis business expo in Little Rock, Arkansas last month. This was my second time speaking and attending this jam-packed event.  Ark-LA-Tex expo is one of the largest and oldest cannabis industry b2b events held in the south. This conference holds a […]

NEWS!! Missouri Awards 192 Dispensary Licenses For Medical Marijuana Program

NEWS!! Missouri Awards 192 Dispensary Licenses For Medical Marijuana Program   Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has begun awarding the 192 licenses for medical marijuana dispensaries. ERIC SCHMID | ST. LOUIS PUBLIC RADIO The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services began awarding the 192 state medical marijuana dispensary licenses on Thursday. According […]