The Key to Compliance for Illinois Craft Cultivation & Infuser Licensing

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Instead of treating compliance as an afterthought or a thorn in the side of your business plan, get to know it as your ally and constant companion early on in your journey. Compliance is the foundation that helps support everything else. At its worst, it levels the playing field and ensures a fair game while keeping the fans and players safe. At its best, it pushes you and your team to create the absolute best cannabis product. Learn some examples of these regulations, how to maintain impeccable compliance, and building a team based on an absolute dedication to quality.

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“Need to Knows” About Illinois Craft Cultivation & Infuser Licensing

"Need to Knows" About Illinois Craft Cultivation & Infuser Licensing

On February 14th, 2020, Illinois began accepting applications for a total of 40 craft grow and 40 infuser licenses due no later than March 16, 2020. Aspiring applicants should know this will be a highly technical process with more regulations to consider than in the dispensary round. Learn how this process may challenge you and how to approach each step to maximize your chances of winning a license.

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Maximizing Your Opportunity for a Cannabis Business License in Illinois

Maximizing Your Opportunity for a Cannabis Business License in Illinois

Recently, the state announced that the next round of applications will be open as of January 7th, 2020 for craft grow, infuser, and transportation licenses. Now, my team and I at Higher Yields Consulting are gearing up to host our second Illinois Roadshow to make sure potential applicants have all the tools, tips, tricks, and knowledge they need to submit a power-packed application. If you’re considering submitting an application, here’s what we learned from our first Illinois Roadshow, the number one thing that makes cannabis businesses fail, and what you can do to give yourself your best chance at winning a license.

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Marijuana Laws in Illinois: Maximizing the Odds of Winning a License

Marijuana Laws in Illinois: Maximizing the Odds of Winning a License

A few years ago, Illinois limited their cannabis business licenses to fewer than twenty. Recently, the state’s newest governor, J. B. Pritzker, has begun to open up the marijuana laws in Illinois to allow for more licenses – meaning more opportunities for growers, manufacturers, and retailers. While state markets like Colorado and California are relatively easy to break into, other states like Florida, New York, New Jersey, and Illinois are notoriously competitive, which makes winning a license in the Prairie State an arduous feat. Here’s your guide to maximizing the odds of winning a cannabis business license within the context of the new marijuana laws in Illinois.

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