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The green divide: unraveling business valuation in cannabis industry breakups

When shareholders part ways, how do they determine the value of their ownership interest? It’s not as simple as adding up assets and contracts. And within the cannabis industry specifically, there are…


Native tribes in the cannabis market: is the reward worth the risk?

The cannabis industry is particularly attractive for Native American tribes, as it shares many of the same characteristics as casino gaming. But although advantages like tax exemptions may appear to…


Cannabis vs. corporate: What’s the difference when it comes to employee benefit plans?

For employers, providing a strong benefits package is key to attracting and retaining top talent. But in the cannabis industry, there’s no clear playbook for what this looks like. Brett Gelbord of…

April 25, 2023

Ya don't know what ya don't know (Part 2): OSHA compliance as a small business owner

One of the perks of owning a small business (along with the freedom to wear shorts around the office) is that you can operate outside of OSHA standards.  Right? Wrong! (Just the second part—we’re not…

April 11, 2023

Weed at work? What cannabis companies need to know about employment law

Whether you’re a grow operator, retail location, or anything in between, conflicts between state and federal cannabis laws can create a complex legal landscape for cannabis employers at every level.…

March 7, 2023

Cannabis real estate: budding with opportunities?

Join us as we sit down with Stephanie Goodman of Bricks + Mortar to discuss the state of the industry and provide tips for operators looking to buy, lease, or sell a facility.

March 7, 2023

Here's the dirt on navigating the complex world of cannabis tax codes

Join us as we talk to Matthew Abbo and Andrew Dakki of DA Advisory Group on topics ranging from how to navigate Section 280e of the Internal Revenue Code, tips on structuring the ownership of a…

March 7, 2023

What does a cannabis lawyer do?

For episode 1 of A Higher Law, Lance and John answer the question they get at every dinner party they attend: what exactly does a cannabis lawyer… do? (way more than you probably think).

March 7, 2023

Ya don't know what ya don't know: 5 misconceptions about cannabis compliance laws

From dealing with hazardous materials in the workplace to complying with ever-changing environmental standards, cannabis growers and processors have a multitude of items to keep track of on any given…


Dental Marketing Theory – A Podcast by Gary Bird: Dentists Shouldn’t Sweat a Recession

Brian Colao, lead DSO attorney at Dykema, joins Gary to talk about how practice owners should handle a recession, what essential rules DSO leaders need to follow, and why dentists need to stop…


The Dental Entrepreneur Podcast with Dr. Mark Costes: DSO’s State of the Union

Brian Colao, Principle of Dykema, joins Dr. Mark Costes on the podcast today. His DSO focused law firm employs over fifty attorneys that create DSO structures from the ground up for the growing group,…