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Cannabis Payment Solutions

Although the cannabis industry is growing each year, with legalizations, normalization, and demand, the federal classifications of cannabis have not changed. Marijuana remains a schedule 1 drug under the Federal Controlled Substance Act, leading to cannabis business owners facing hardships regarding finances. One of the most common issues many businesses face around cannabis is payment services, from credit cards, cryptos, debit solutions, and cashless ATM’s, business owners are always seeking alternative solutions. Harry Brelsford of The CannaTech Group sits down with Jim Roddy of the RSPA to discuss alternative payment solutions in the cannabis space.

Learning Management Platform for Cannabis

RSPA launched a learning platform for a way for its members to access online courses that are industry specific and industry focused. By leveraging experts in their community they are able to build courses, for their members to take, interact with, and learn from. Be sure to check out the RSPA’s educational materials specific to IT in the cannabis industry.

Roddy: Retail Solution Providers Target Cannabis

Jim Roddy from the RSPA checks in with us and expresses “lots of interest” in the cannabis sub-vertical (adult use, CBD). He recently produced a podcast that included one of our other analysts (Duane Roebuck from BlueStar). The podcast was a roundtable that present different angles including distribution, financial services and a reseller from New Hampshire.