3 Pillars of Cannabis Banking Compliance

Mark Lozzi, CEO at Confia, discusses the backbone of legal cannabis and why financial compliance should be a high priority for cannabis operators.

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Current Trends in Banking for Cannabis-Related Businesses

CRBs are still in a holding pattern when it comes to any new developments for traditional banking and lending access. However, there are more banks than ever doing business with the industry and political shifts in Washington offer a hopeful outlook for future legislative changes.

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A Q&A with Rob Sechrist, President of Pelorus Equity Group and Manager of the Pelorus Fund

In this article, Aaron Green sits down with Rob Sechrist, President of Pelorus Equity Group and Manager of the Pelorus Fund to learn more about value-add lending and to get his perspective on recent trends in the cannabis industry. While most cannabis private equity lenders focus on real estate acquisition and refinancing, Pelorus has leveraged its experience in more than 5,000 transactions of varying size and complexity to offer value-add loans, a rarity in the industry.

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Support Grows for Federal Cannabis Legislation with the SAFE and CLAIM Acts

Legislation moving through Congress would provide banking and insurance protections for cannabis and cannabis-related businesses without the threat of federal penalties

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Five Things Every Cannabis Business Needs Before They Open

From licensing and bank accounts to installing the right shelves, here are a few things you should know before you open your doors to the public. Obviously, there’s going to be a lot of other hurdles and requirements that come with starting a business – but by remembering these five things, you’ll be off to a much better start than many others.

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