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Apr

Ensuring Employee Well-Being: Health & Safety Standards in the Cannabis Industry

With the cannabis industry’s rapid growth, safeguarding employee health and safety has never been more critical. Beyond providing a safe work environment, cannabis businesses must establish and maintain robust processes and standards to protect their workforce. Let’s explore the importance of institutionalizing health and safety practices in the cannabis industry to ensure employee well-being.  Regulatory Compliance Compliance with local and

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26
Mar

Prioritizing Workplace Safety in Cannabis Production: A Proactive Approach 

Prioritizing workplace safety isn’t just a regulatory requirement—it’s a crucial investment in your cannabis business’s financial future and the well-being of your employees. Consider this: research indicates that businesses that implement thorough safety protocols can reduce accident-related costs by up to 40%. Furthermore, a case study from a leading cannabis production facility in Colorado illustrates the tangible benefits of this

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21
Mar

Mitigating Product Liability: Legal and Safety Considerations for Cannabis Businesses

Have you ever considered the ripple effects a single product liability claim could have on your cannabis business? With the potential risks of contamination, misrepresentation, defective packaging, and lack of labeling or warnings, cannabis companies must prioritize quality control and safety measures. These following steps can help protect consumers and safeguard cannabis businesses from legal issues and reputational damage. Quality

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12
Mar

Insurance as a Safety Net: Protecting Cannabis Businesses from Unforeseen Risks

In the rapidly evolving cannabis industry, businesses face unique risks and liabilities. From the seedling stage to the consumer’s hands, every link in the cannabis supply chain carries potential vulnerabilities. This is where the strategic role of insurance for the cannabis industry, acting as a robust safety net to shield your business from unpredictable challenges.   Understanding the Risks  Cannabis

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5
Mar

Effective Anti-Theft Strategies to Combat Theft in the Cannabis Industry

In recent times, cannabis businesses have faced a range of theft incidents, from high-tech burglaries targeting cultivation facilities to internal theft by employees exploiting system weaknesses. These scenarios underscore the critical need for comprehensive security strategies. Here, you’ll find effective strategies for preventing theft in cannabis facilities and securing your business from potential losses. Theft Scenarios In California, cannabis dispensaries

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27
Sep

Employee Retention Credits

Bottom Line is assisting our clients with various forms of government aid, in particular the Employee Retention Credit Program (ERC), which was part of the March 2021 legislation of the American Rescue Plan Act that revised the original ERC Program included in the CARES Actof May 2020, where an employer had to choose between Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and ERC.

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21
Sep

CALSAVERS AND 401K INFORMATION NINE POINT

Did you know as California employer with 5 employees or more will have to offer a qualified  retirement program or need to enroll in CalSavers? The deadline for this is June 30th! This  law is also required by any Marijuana Related Business.  CalSavers is required for any company that does not offer a retirement benefit. The good  news is that

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22
Feb

Cargo Coverage for Cannabis Businesses

Protect Your Goods in Transit What Is Cargo Coverage? Cargo Coverage protects your goods and property in transit in case of an incident. This insurance policy pays cash value for lost or damaged cargo, inventory and cash, providing peace of mind to you and your business. When Should You Consider Buying Cargo Insurance? Whenever you have high-valued goods in transit,

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14
Jan

INJURY AND ILLNESS PREVENTION PROGRAM EVALUATION

Date: Review conducted by:Injury and illness prevention programs are a powerful tool for reducing job-related injuries, illnesses and fatalities. Use this checklist to assess your program and ensure you’re doing everything you can to keep your workers healthy. MANAGEMENT LEADERSHIP Do you establish clear health and safety goals for the program? Yes No Do you define the actions needed to

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2
Jan

DELIVERY DRIVER SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

Date: Review Conducted by: BEFORE ARRIVING AT DELIVERY SITE: Familiarize yourself with the neighborhood and find other truck-friendly alternative routes such as side streets and back alleys to avoid heavy traffic. Avoid areas that have restricted parking regulations and one-way streets. Contact the delivery site before you arrive to let them know your ETA. They might be able to give

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