Cannabis Consulting: Resources for Businesses of All Stages

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Whether you’re just starting out in the cannabis industry or you’ve been in operation for years, HYC can help take you to the next level. We’ve received cannabis consulting inquiries on every topic in the industry and have helped people at every stage of establishing and expanding their businesses. 

Higher Yields Consulting Cannabis Consulting: Resources for Businesses of All Stages

To help you out, we’ve compiled the best resources on our most commonly asked questions to make sure you have all the information you need for success.

Here’s everything you need to know about the cannabis industry (no matter what stage you’re at) from our cannabis consulting experts.

Startup Inquiries

If you’re new to the cannabis industry, you might be at a loss for exactly where to start. The application process is also far more complex and time-consuming than you might think, so you should get the ball rolling as early as possible. 

In addition to cannabis consulting, these next resources can answer any questions you have along the way.

Business Plan & Roadmap

Feasibility Study


Financial Models

Layouts of Facilities

Emerging States & Regulations

Hemp Brokerage

We get a lot of cannabis consulting inquiries about hemp brokerage support because, frankly, hemp isn’t moving well these days. People are looking for wholesale opportunities, but there aren’t many buyers. 

However, we are seeing movement with cultivators processing their harvest into ready-to-buy products like concentrates and creams. If you’re in the hemp industry, here are some helpful resources:


State regulations vary and are constantly changing. While many states now require the use of METRC for seed-to-sale tracking, not all METRC regulations are identical. Cannabis consulting can help businesses meet METRC compliance, and the following links can help you get started:

Real Estate 

Choosing the right property for your cannabis business depends on the type of business you intend to operate, and it’s also an important first step that will impact the overall success of your business. Whether you’re looking to buy, lease, or sell your property, these resources can provide guidance:

Native American Cannabis Opportunities 

We’re currently providing cannabis consulting for a Native American tribe in New York to help shape their regulations based on industry best practices. If you’re looking for more information about Native American cannabis opportunities, here are some helpful resources.

International Cannabis 

As cannabis markets expand around the world, many international manufacturers are interested in breaking into the U.S. market. Others are relocating from expensive countries like Canada to less expensive ones like Mexico.

Higher Yields Consulting Cannabis Consulting: Resources for Businesses of All Stages

Recently, we even received an inquiry about helping a company move 3 million pounds of CBD out of Germany. Established and aspiring international cannabis businesses should take a look at the following resources:

Design Build & Blueprints

Using our design-build method, our team can help you every step of the way through designing, constructing, and setting up your cannabis facility for business. Here are some resources to help you design and build your facility. 

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Having the right systems in place is key to operating your business successfully. These resources can help you create and implement the right SOPs for your cannabis facility.

Because the industry is so new, even the most seasoned pro is likely to run into a few hurdles here and there. Thankfully, cannabis consulting and the above resources can help you mitigate potential challenges and provide clarity on your journey to find success in the cannabis industry.

Contact us today to schedule a consultation with one of our cannabis experts!

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