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Cannabis Industry is Shifting

The Cannabis Industry has grown dramatically in recent years in response to expanding legalization. Currently there are 37 states and Washington, D.C., who allow medical-use marijuana, and 18 states and D.C. allowing adult recreational use. With many states jumping on board the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act in April which is a proposed act to remove cannabis as a “scheduled” drug under the Controlled Substances Act. Harry Brelsford of The CannaTech Group sits down with Luis Alvarez of Alvarez Technology Group to discuss the changes in the Cannabis industry and the knowledge he has gained.

Cannabis technology expert: Blake Schwank

Cannabis technology expert: Blake Schwank

By Harry Brelsford Nestled in the Rocky Mountains, Colorado Springs-based Highview Technology Solutions has successfully supported the state’s cannabis industry for the past six years. Although its parent company, Colorado Computer Support, has been a managed services...

More and more states are legalizing recreational use of cannabis

More and more states are legalizing recreational use of cannabis. On April 21st, recreational use of cannabis was legalized throughout New Jersey, allowing anyone 21 or older to legally purchase marijuana. After taking a backseat to the West Coast, the Northeast (New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut) are jumping on board with a combined population of 33 million are thought to become the Cannabis capital. Harry Brelsford sits down with Paul Seaborn to discuss which states are coming on board, and what each states rules will be.

4/20 Crashes

April 20th is a famed holiday with the cannabis community , and it is no surprise that this day typically brings huge profits (on average 2.2 times the volume of sales). With such high volumes of sales in the past, many dispensaries have had problems with their technology not being able to keep up with the demand. This has cause system outages throughout the United States. Harry Brelsford of The CannaTech Group sits down with Gary Cohen of Cova Software to chat about the upcoming holiday and what Cova has done to prepare.