Cannabis News

“Things To Know When Raising Cannabis Capital” (Part 1): Accounting: Jim Marty from Bridge West CPA’s

Cannabis Tax with Jim Marty

Six Months after Oklahoma State Question 788: Challenges and Opportunities Plentiful in the Wild, Wild Mid-West

Voters in North Dakota, Ohio, and Arkansas approved medical cannabis programs in 2016. Louisiana legalized medical marijuana through ultra-restrictive state legislation in 2015. Yet, none of these states have been able to achieve what Oklahoma has accomplished in just six months: the first sale to a registered patient. “I think we really are the wild, […]

What does the 2018 Farm Bill mean for the status of CBD?

President Trump recently signed the 2018 Farm Bill into law. This is not an ordinary farm bill, as the most interesting changes involve the cannabis plant and cannabis is not usually part of the discussion concerning farm subsidies, nutritional assistance, and crop insurance.

Bridge West is Proud to Announce the Promotion of Peter Prevot, CPA

Bridge West is proud to announce that Peter Prevot, CPA, CIA has been promoted to Senior Business Consultant serving a diverse group of U.S. and Canadian businesses in the cannabis industry.

Quartz: Cannabis companies are paying federal taxes in cash and it’s giving the IRS a headache

By Justin Rohrlich,  Originally posted in Quartz, November 14, 2018   Marijuana is now legal, in one form or another, in 33 US states and the District of Columbia. To the federal government, pot is still a drug classified no differently than heroin or cocaine. Yet cannabis businesses are still required to pay federal taxes. (More taxes than […]

Observations from MJBizCon – An Interview with the Bridge West Team

As I entered the Las Vegas Convention Center to join 26K+ attendees and more than 1K exhibitors at #MJBizCon, I noticed a large sign, “Immersed in Opportunity.” This is certainly true for today’s cannabis industry professionals.  This was my first time attending #MJBizCon and it will not be my last. It was very impressive to […]