Commercial Cannabis Handbook
Each ACCCE member is provided with access to the Commercial Cannabis Handbook, an extensive repository of knowledge and insight into the commercial cannabis industry.
The Commercial Cannabis Handbook gives you a deep understanding of the commercial cannabis industry and offers the tools necessary to identify and manage the risks commonly encountered by businesses within the industry. The Commercial Cannabis Handbook is written by risk management and commercial cannabis industry experts to provide the most comprehensive commercial cannabis risk management resource available. The Commercial Cannabis Handbook will guide you in risk management decision making.
The Commercial Cannabis Handbook is organized into four main sections that comprise a comprehensive view into the industry:
The About ACCCE section explains the role that ACCCE plays and the benefits available to its members. It also introduces members to ACCCE vernacular, allowing them to discuss the association in a knowledgeable and accurate manner.
The Risk Assessment section introduces you to the process of assessing risk. It explores the five common risk areas that affect cannabis businesses and examines the drivers and issues that impact these areas. This section also offers analysis of common examples of higher risk issues and the common risk mitigation techniques implemented to manage them.
Cannabis Risk Management Framework
The Cannabis Risk Management Framework section introduces ACCCE’s risk management framework. Designed by risk management experts with extensive commercial cannabis industry experience, ACCCE’s Cannabis Risk Management Framework guides commercial cannabis businesses through the process of identifying and managing risk. This section details each component of the framework and discusses how it can be implemented within the commercial cannabis business.
Breakdown of the Commercial Cannabis Industry
The Breakdown of the Commercial Cannabis Industry section is a comprehensive overview of the commercial cannabis industry by sector and sub-sectors. This section introduces you to the vernacular used by certain sectors as well as the common risks each sector faces and the strategies used to manage those risks.
Educational Board of Advisors
The Commercial Cannabis Handbook is supported by an advisory board of experts with commercial cannabis and risk management experience. This advisory board is responsible for reviewing the Commercial Cannabis Handbook‘s content and certification standards in order to promote professionalism and ensure ACCCE’s place as the leading provider of commercial cannabis risk management education to its members.
Chief Compliance Officer
Higher Risk Deposit Compliance Solutions
VP, Controls & Governance Program Manager
Bank of the West