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Will Trump’s Trade War Hurt the Cannabis Industry?

The Trump Administration's on-going billion dollar trade war with China has earned headlines for how the threatened tariffs on imported consumer goods are likely...

CANNABIS TAX ALERT: How a 280E Ruling will Affect your Bottom...

Tax Code Section 280E is one of the biggest obstacles cannabis business owners and operators face when trying to turn a profit. The cannabis...

Progress Made But Much Work to Be Done

Earlier in June, the MGO | ELLO Alliance sponsored the “Cannabis in California: A Fireside Chat” event, a discussion of the state of the...

All About the Paper: Receipts and Documentation Best Practices

"What information should receipts, transport manifests and other documents include to meet the demands of regulatory compliance?" This is a common question ELLO’s advisors are...

Why Did California Cannabis Taxes Fall Short? We Have Some Answers...

Last week, the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (“CDTFA”) reported that between January and March the state earned $60.9 million in tax...

Are Cannabis Banks Coming to California?

To date, the vast majority of cannabis-related businesses across the country are denied the basic right of being able to have traditional banking relationships...