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Cannabis Compliance: 4 Things You Need to Protect Your Business

Posted by Mark Mariotti on February 11, 2021

Great news for the cannabis business. It's one of the fastest-growing job markets in the U.S. as reported in Forbes. That's not all. Leafly's 2020 Cannabis Jobs Count reveals that the industry is responsible for almost 250,000 full-time jobs in America! That's huge considering…

Will Cannabis in Texas Be Legal Soon?

Posted by Mark Mariotti on February 4, 2021

The cannabis industry has been keeping an eye on states that have yet to legalize it. They want to be ready to move when the legislators pass the legalization and decriminalization of marijuana. Part of the reason being the cannabis industry must jump through a lot of hoops…

Dispensary Looting: What You Need to Know

Posted by Mark Mariotti on January 19, 2021

Many cities around the U.S. held peaceful protests in response to George Floyd's killing. In some places it led to civil unrest filled with rioting and vandalism. People broke into stores, destroyed much of what's inside, and robbed them. Many marijuana dispensaries were caught…

How Video Surveillance Can Help with Staffing Shortages

Posted by Mark Mariotti on December 28, 2020

Staffing shortages are one of the unfortunate side effects of the pandemic. That's because companies are scrambling to do what is needed to stay in business. As such, they are cutting staff to save on costs. Companies want to do everything they can to retain their employees. In…

What Four Things Will Help Prevent Holiday Crime?

Posted by Mark Mariotti on December 22, 2020

This is not going to be a typical holiday season. Granted, the pandemic means changing up your family gatherings. It will also affect your business beyond safety measures. That's because crime always increases during the holiday season. Thieves act like Grinches in stealing…

Why You Want Video Surveillance in the Cannabis Industry

Posted by Mark Mariotti on November 18, 2020

Many U.S. states and Canadian provinces require cannabis businesses to include video surveillance as part of their security. Exactly what they need varies from state to state in the U.S. Sometimes the regulations don't apply to the entire state. In California, for example,…

Trespasser Arrested for Stealing Scrap Metal

Posted by Mark Mariotti on October 15, 2020

At approximately 3:30 a.m., a Stealth security operator alerted police about a suspect who scaled the fence of a scrap yard and began climbing on piles of metal. Minutes later, officers were on the scene to place the individual under arrest. The Lure of a Scrap Facility At any…

Parking Lot Skateboarder is Potential Liability

Posted by Mark Mariotti on June 30, 2020

Premises liability is a real concern for business owners. The legal concept holds them responsible for any injuries that occur on their property, especially if they were preventable.