Author: Jim White

The Cannabis Security Experts

How To Open A Dispensary In New Jersey

Overview  On November 3rd, 2020, New Jersey votes to legalize recreational marijuana. If the vote goes successfully, we find it extremely likely that New Jersey will legalize recreational marijuana in 2020 – 2021. There are a few factors why New Jersey could even be the next state to do so.  In a most recent survey,…
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July 27, 2020 0

How To Open A Dispensary In New York

Overview  New York is considered one of the most likely states to legalize marijuana next. We anticipate this as very likely to be when the state legislature resumes in 2021. In January of this year, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo vowed to legalize marijuana in New York.  According to the state governor’s office, the approach…
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July 24, 2020 0

Canna Be Secure is Officially Certified as a Woman-Owned Business

For Immediate Release June 06, 2020 CONTACT: Tracey Kauffman 484-744-0694 Canna Be Secure is Officially Certified as a Woman-Owned Business PHOENIXVILLE, PA—June 06, 2020—CANNA BE SECURE, LLC, a privately owned business specializing in Cannabis Security and Consulting, is thrilled to announce national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise East,…
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June 5, 2020 0

Where Can a Dispensary be Located?

Location, location, location: the three pillars of real estate. When purchasing a home or retail business, one of the most important things to consider is where your location will be in relation to major roadways, neighborhoods, other businesses, etc. When opening a cannabis business, deciding on a location becomes even more important and complex. Currently,…
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March 5, 2020 0

Can a Dispensary Lose its License?

Obtaining a license to own and operate a marijuana dispensary is a lengthy and costly process. Even after you become licensed and operational, there are still a plethora of regulations you must comply with. As a dispensary owner, you can expect your retail location to be frequently inspected for compliance by state agents.    These…
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March 4, 2020 0

The Cost of Operating a Dispensary

With the cannabis industry expanding, dispensaries are opening up around the country. Similar to opening retail stores in other industries, cannabis dispensary owners will need a physical location, a motivated team, high-quality products, and the technology to do it.  However, a cannabis dispensary is not just any retail shop. Opening a dispensary entails state applications,…
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February 19, 2020 0

How to Write the Perfect Dispensary Security Plan

Applying for a dispensary requires a prospective dispensary ownership group to develop plans for securing their cash, product, employees, and customers. The security plan is one of the most scrutinized aspects of your entire application; your security plan could win or cost you the license. The government wants to know every last detail about what…
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February 17, 2020 0

Employee Diversion in Dispensaries

Employee diversion is prevalent in most industries but is particularly challenging for cannabis companies, which often deal with large amounts of cash and a product that is in high demand. These factors make employee diversion difficult for businesses to identify and prevent.  CannaBeSecure’s team of cannabis security experts team knows where to look for diversion,…
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January 20, 2020 0

Welcome Ted Daniels

Ted Daniels Joins CannaBeSecure as a Security Advisor CannaBeSecure is excited to announce that Theodore Daniels has joined our team as an experienced advisor in cannabis security. Theodore brings a tremendous amount of experience in cannabis security, having worked in law enforcement and served in the United States Army. Mr. Daniels attended and graduated from…
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January 17, 2020 0

Identifying Weak Spots in Your Dispensary Security

Identifying Weak Spots in your Dispensary’s Security The state-to-state legalization of cannabis is in full swing with varying compliance laws in each state. The presence of cash, product, and the collection of patient’s information make cannabis businesses a prime target for criminals. Dispensaries must take a more end-to-end approach to their security compared to other…
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January 17, 2020 0