Posts by Evan Eneman

4/20: Where We Are Today and Where We Go From Here

April 20, 2018 at 10:31 am

Today is April 20, 2018. While the banks are open and school is in session, businesses in the cannabis industry are quietly celebrating the unofficial 4/20 holiday, and with good reason! Just four months into 2018 the industry has much...

Is Your Cannabis Business Prepared for a Cyberattack?

March 22, 2018 at 10:49 am
cannabis, cybersecurity, protection, best practices, hackers

In the past year, the increased frequency and impact of cyberattacks have made headlines across the world. Everyone from Fortune 500 companies to local businesses seem to be at risk of having their network breached, compromising delicate operational, financial, and...

The Impact of the DOJ Action to Rescind the Cole Memo

January 5, 2018 at 10:04 pm

On Thursday, January 4, 2018, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced they would rescind the Cole Memo, Obama-era guidance for the DOJ that minimizes interference from the federal government for state’s that have legalized...

Part 2: The Road to California Compliance

December 21, 2017 at 8:36 pm

California’s regulatory agencies have released their fee requirements for the various types of commercial cannabis licenses. The experienced advisors at ELLO have assembled all fee information in this easy-to-use guide. Download the guide >

Part 1: The Road to California Cannabis Compliance

December 1, 2017 at 5:16 pm
California, Cannabis, compliance, ELLO, consultation, best practices, guidance, BCC, CDTFA, guide

With adult-use legalization drawing nearer, now is the time for cannabis business operators to begin the process of applying for licenses so you can hit the ground running. The experienced advisors at ELLO have assembled this guide to help you...

Challenges & Opportunities of Cannabis Taxes and Regulations

May 12, 2017 at 8:25 pm

On January 1, 2018, California will join states like Colorado, Oregon and Washington in the regulation and taxation of cannabis for both medical and non-medical use. Cities and counties across California are looking to cannabis businesses as a source of...

Navigating the Marijuana Regulatory Environment in California

April 15, 2017 at 8:20 pm

With the passing of California’s Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (“MCRSA”), California begins the process of evolving from a largely unregulated market to a state- and local-regulated medical marijuana framework. The result should prove to be one of the...

Uncharted Territory

February 21, 2017 at 9:49 am

Cannabis businesses in California are starting to experience more and more regulatory hurdles. With cities and counties continuing to develop and publish new regulatory code and marijuana statutes, the compliance landscape in California is emerging. The number of regulatory agencies...