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How to Run a Cannabis Co-op
Cannabis cooperatives are gaining popularity – and for good reason! They’re worker-owned, equity-focused, and champion cooperation and collaboration which usually yields a higher quality product. But how do you start one? Today we’re joined by Tomasz Gliszewski from Chicago Cannabis Company to discuss their cannabis co-op and what ownership truly means in the cannabis industry.
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1:00 – Cannabis Legalization News
7:00 – Chicago Mayor wants a city-wide co-op
11:45 – What is Chicago Cannabis Company
13:00 – Cannabis co-op vs a cannabis collective
16:30 – What’s ownership in the cannabis industry? How do cannabis co-ops address social equity?
20:30 – How do you raise capital for a co-op?
23:30 – Why start a cannabis co-op?
27:25 – How do you handle big decisions?
28:10 – How do co-ops scale?
32:40 – Are all votes equal in a co-op?
33:40 – Do’s and Don’ts of starting a co-op
New Cooperative Law (ilga)
Mayor Lori Lightfoot wants Chicago to open a city-owned marijuana cultivation co-op that would let entrepreneurs invest (Chicago Tribune)
Maine Cannabis Business Owners No Longer Required To Be State Residents (High Times)
Marijuana Banking Access Included In House Leadership’s Coronavirus Relief Bill (Marijuana Moment)
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