Cannabis

A Guide to Thermal Imaging Cameras

Posted by Melissa Parsons on May 30, 2019

When it comes to securing outdoor assets, there is no doubt you will encounter areas where light, or lack thereof, is an issue. This is especially true when trying to protect property perimeters. Traditional security cameras, while able to catch most things, struggle to see at…

Why Legal Cannabis Can Outlast a Recession

Posted by Mark Mariotti on May 27, 2019

While no one can predict exactly when a recession lies ahead, some experts say one is forthcoming. Sean Williams of The Motley Fool shares six signs that a recession may come soon. Those signs include the unemployment rate, yield curve, inflation, home sales, credit card debt…

What Is Cannabis Vertical Integration?

Posted by Mark Mariotti on May 22, 2019

Should a cannabis business pursue vertical integration? Vertical integration is one company buying or partnering with other companies that handle different stages of production. This brings the end-to-end process in-house. For the cannabis industry, vertical integration…

This Group Is the Fastest Growing User of Marijuana

Posted by Mark Mariotti on May 20, 2019

More Baby Boomers are getting high on life … literally. A study on marijuana use published in Drug and Alcohol Dependence has found that 9 percent of adults between age 50 and 64 have used cannabis in the past year. At first, that may not sound like much. However, it is when…

How to Take the Cannabis Dispensary from Good to Amazing

Posted by Mark Mariotti on May 15, 2019

What comes to mind when you think of a cannabis dispensary? Many folks think of them as drab, dark, dank, and dull. That’s not the reality today as design plays an important role for a cannabis dispensary. The legalization of cannabis in some states is helping dispensaries move…

How to Choose the Right Live Video Monitoring Company

Posted by Jamie Lynch on May 6, 2019

You're looking to bump up your security for a better return on your investment and a good way to do that is with live video monitoring services. The challenge is finding the right company to be your partner in security. It's a decision that requires careful thought because you…

5 Cannabis Technologies You Want to Know About

Posted by Mark Mariotti on April 26, 2019

We’ve said it before and it’s worth repeating: The cannabis industry is growing like a weed. CNNMoney reports that the industry saw almost $9 billion in sales in 2017 and this is before California's cannabis dispensaries opened in January 2018. Fortune says legal marijuana sales…

How to Meet Strict Canadian Cannabis Security Requirements

Posted by Mark Mariotti on April 23, 2019

Two things make the cannabis industry different from everyone else. One is that it's a cash-heavy business making it ripe for robbery. As a result, Health Canada and the Access to Cannabis for Medicinal Purposes Regulations (ACMPR) created detailed Cannabis laws and regulations.…