If your commercial cannabis business has an ATM on-site, you need to know about the money laundering risks that you are exposed to. This article describes the ATM risk issue, red flags to be aware of, and controls that you can put in place to mitigate the risk.
For commercial cannabis businesses to succeed, risk management should be incorporated into every employee’s job. This helps every cannabis operator reduce public harm, increase public safety, and maintain a sound licensed cannabis market that is profitable to operate in. Risk management isn’t built in a day, but the sooner you start, the sooner everyone gets to do their job.
Maintaining compliance in the commercial cannabis industry can be daunting, considering how highly regulated the industry is and how quickly rules change. A compliance risk assessment will help your commercial cannabis business focus resources on the regulatory risks that matter most to your business.
Jontae James, CEO of NatureTrak, will provide a view for both the cannabis business and the ancillary cannabis business on how to accomplish the transparency necessary for both sides to prosper with risk-based due diligence. In this episode, Jontae introduces key information to evaluate, like how much the commercial cannabis business expects to produce/sell, where the cannabis product is going, and who they do business with.
In North America, it is commonly reported that the illicit cannabis market represents nearly seventy percent of all cannabis transactions. Given this substantial market share, it is necessary to recognize that the illicit cannabis market is more common than the licensed cannabis market.
As the commercial cannabis industry becomes more entwined in the economy, it is of utmost importance to defend the business against bad actors.
The transfer of cannabis products into and out of the licensed sector creates great risk for the cannabis business by jeopardizing their active license and risking substantial fines or license revocation by the regulatory authorities.
An interview with the former manager of the Data Analysis Unit of the Department of Revenue Marijuana Enforcement division, and the story of how a commercial cannabis company faced criminal charges for trying to circumvent the law.
Join ACCCE VP, Membership, Lisa Freeman, and learn how risk issues can affect your business.