In part two of the “Mind Your Cannabusiness with Nick Weiss” series, Nick and Alex discuss the opportunities and risks for anyone doing business directly with a medical marijuana business. Entrepreneurs from a range of industries can benefit from the burgeoning market, including packaging, transportation, security, HR, and other services, and will want to listen to get informed.
The first installment of the series was focused on what Ohio employers need to know and can be found here: Mind Your Cannabusiness – Guide for Ohio Employers.
In this episode, we cover:
- What is an ancillary business and who should be paying attention
- Doing business directly with a medical marijuana business – Understanding the opportunities and the demand
- The risks and consequences related to finances, insurance, and tax law
- CBD and Hemp in Ohio
- How entrepreneurs can take advantage of the new opportunities; Investing and finding investors
Listen to the conversation on the audio player below, or download Nick’s talk to listen off-line (right-click on the link to save to your device):
People and organizations mentioned in this podcast:
- Tim Dimoff is the Founder and President of SACS Consulting & Investigative Services, Inc
- Get more info on the Ohio Cannabis Chamber of Commerce at ohioccc.org
- Visit the Department of Agriculture for information on the Ohio Hemp Bill (Senate Bill 57) at agri.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/oda/divisions/administration/resources/hemp-facts3
Stay tuned for future installments focused on dispensaries, cultivators, and on processors. Be sure you are following the Gertsburg Law Firm by subscribing to the blog (on this page) or following us on social media to be notified when new episodes are available.
You may also be interested in:
- “8 Things Businesses Need to Know about Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Rollout” (COSE Council of Smaller Enterprises, May 2018): Nick Weiss discusses what the medical marijuana rollout impact will be for companies in Northeast Ohio, with eight takeaways businesses need to keep in mind about the legalization of medical marijuana in Ohio.
- 10-min Legal Talk with Nick Weiss on Medical Marijuana: Nick sits down with Alex Gertsburg for a quick overview on the impact of the Medical Marijuana roll-out on Ohio businesses, including employee drug policy and rules for doing business with new providers.
- The following articles by Nick on the Gertsburg Law Firm blog:
- Nick’s series titled “Doing Business in the Age of Marijuana”, including Risks and Rewards (Part I), and Starting from the Ground Up (Part II).
- The Pros and Cons of Drug Testing
- Rolling Out the Ohio Marijuana Program – When and How the Industry Will Take Shape
Nicholas Weiss uses his years of experience in civil litigation, and his in-house advisory experience, to assist both businesses and individuals in pursuing and defending their interests, and obtaining the best possible outcomes for his clients. He is currently an Instructor of Medical Marijuana Law and Policy at Cleveland School of Cannabis, and can be reached at The Gertsburg Law Firm by calling 440-528-1233 or sending a message to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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