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The Cannabusiness Key

October 9, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT


Hosted by Offit Kurman and featuring Cannabis Practice Group attorneys and experts from outside the firm this monthly, hour-long webinar series addresses operational and legal issues affecting those in legalized cannabis industry. The series is designed for applicants for, and operators of, legal cannabis businesses as well as business owners and service providers servicing the industry. Sign up here to receive email invitations to The Cannabusiness Key in your inbox.

Smart Expansion: How to Build a Scalable MSO with and Joe Caltabiano

Expanding your operations by adding a new location, new product line, or even a new state, can be an exciting opportunity, but it can also be a huge mistake if you are not prepared.

Join Joe Caltabiano for a discussion of the key lessons for growth-oriented businesses.

As co-founder of Cresco Labs, Joe Caltabiano expanded the company from a small start-up with big ideas to one of the most influential and profitable Multi-state Operators in the U.S. Cresco Labs is now a public company operating in eleven states with more than 1,800 employees. During his tenure there, Caltabiano helped the company expand its footprint into strategic U.S. markets and sourced multiple M&A transactions. He guided Cresco through numerous rounds of multimillion-dollar capital raises, including the company’s initial financial support that helped it launch. In addition to running all the revenue-generating activities at the company, Caltabiano oversaw all construction development and real estate matters Caltabiano launched the Sunnyside retail brand and applied its wellness theme to Cresco’s existing dispensaries and their consolidated product offerings. He also led brand building at Cresco Labs, launching the operator’s house of industry-leading brands including Cresco, Remedi, Reserve and Mindy’s edibles.

About Joe Caltabiano

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Joe Caltabiano is a respected and important voice in today’s emergent cannabis industry and regularly provides guidance to startups and established companies alike. Uncovering opportunities even during a bear market, Caltabiano draws from his extensive financial expertise in retail, real estate, operations and the regulated cannabis industry.

Friday, October 9th

12:00 – 1:00 PM EST

The Cannabusiness Key 2020 Archives

09/11/20 - What it Takes to Win Licenses: Cannabis Licensing in Newly Regulated States with Avis Bulbulyan. Video

08/07/20 - How to Identify Smart Money for Your Cannabis Business with Steve Ham. Video

07/10/20 - Cyber Threats, Privacy and Protecting Your Cannabis Business from Online Attacks with Towerwall CEO Michelle Drolet. Video

06/05/20 - Hemp Update 2020 Implementation of the 2018 Farm Bill – USDA, FDA and Select State Updates. Video

05/01/20 - Key Finance and Tax Issues Cannabis Companies Should Focus on as They Grow. Video

The Cannabusiness Key 2019 Archives

12/06/19 - Cannabinoid Clinical Research. Video

11/01/19 - Vaping Crisis. Video

10/04/19 - The Future of Infused Products. Here

06/28/19 - Compliance as a Competitive Advantage. Video

05/21/19 – How to Improve After-Tax Profits for a Cannabis Business. Video

04/05/19 – Hemp Update: Developments since the Passage of the 2018 Farm Bill. Video

03/01/19 – Maryland's New Grower Processor Licences. Video

02/01/19 – Lessons from the Litigator: What Your Cannabis Business Formation Documents Should (and Shouldn't) Say. Video
01/04/19 – New Jersey's Medical Cannabis Program: Past, Present, and Future. Video

The Cannabusiness Key 2018 Archives

12/07/18 – The State of Play of Hemp and CBD Markets. Video
11/02/18 – How Cannabis is Redefining E-Commerce. Video
10/05/18 – Information Technology Issues in the Cannabis Industry: Challenges and Solutions. Video
09/07/18 – Cannabis up North! Regulatory and IP Issues Under Canada's New Adult Use Market. Video
07/20/18 Brands Built for Expansion: Interstate and International Cannabis Strategy Session. Video
06/01/18 – Tax Reform Act and its Impact on Maryland's Medical Cannabis Industry Owners. Video
05/04/18 – Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Cannabis/Hemp. Video
04/06/18 – The Emerging Role of the Chief Experience Officer (CXO) in the Cannabis Industry. Video
03/02/18  Canna Business Valuation Methods and Metrics. Video
02/02/18  Medical Ethics and Patient Advisory in Your Cannabis Business. Video
01/05/18  How Dispensary Employees Can Effectively Assist Medical Cannabis Patients. Video

The Cannabusiness Key 2017 Archives

11/03/17  Maryland Medical Dispensary Association. Video
10/06/17  Medical Cannabis Clinical Trials. Video
09/01/17  Before You Borrow: How To Avoid Bad Money and Onerous Loan Obligations In Your Cannabusiness. Video
08/04/17 – Real Estate for Cannabis Businesses. Video
07/14/17 – An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure Commercial Insurance Preparation. Video
06/02/17 – Takoma Wellness Center: Four Years Dispensing Medical Cannabis 300 ft. across Maryland State Line. Video
05/10/17 – Can Medical Cannabis for Pain Really Help with the Opioid-Dependency Epidemic? Video
04/07/17 – Cannabis Policy and Practice in the Trump Era. Video
03/10/17 – Licensing Considerations for Your Cannabusiness. Video
02/16/17 – Pesticide Issues for Your Cannabusiness. Video
01/13/17 – Security Essentials for Your Cannabusiness. Video



October 9, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT