How to Marijuana Start, Grow, Brand, Expand Your Business.

Want to start your own RMJ (recreational) or MMJ (medical marijuana business)? Have questions? Don't waste your money. Our intensive 1-day seminars and private consultations will help answer your questions and prepare you for America's marijuana industry.

 

The MMJBA offers comprehensive step-by-step training platforms covering critical topics: qualification process, state applications, seed to sale tracking, medicine and money, retail & cultivation operations, choice of entity, commercial leasing, Marijuana insurance, banking, security requirements, inventory obligations, State filings, taxes, special allocations, federal tax issues, compliance and tracking, accounting, theft prevention, and essential tips to avoid failure and increase your chances of success.

90-Min "How to Marijuana" Private Consultations.
 
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KC Stark "Steve Jobs of Marijuana"

On AM Drive Talk Show - RADIO INTERVIEW

Want to start today? No problem. Our 90-min 1 on 1 sessions offer you the most personal advice for you and your goals. Save time and money. Avoid mistakes. Address your unique and personal concerns.

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Private session can be scheduled with 24 hrs
Only $299 per group
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Cannabis Putting America Back to Work MMJBA

  • MMJ + RMJ Overview
    • Learn the quick in and out of both MMJ and RMJ operations.
      Analysis of Assets
      Review of Abilities
      Determination of personal and professional goals
      Market Analysis and niche placement

  • Licensing process
    • Based on Analysis, Review and Determination
      Selecting the most right licensing options to fit your needs
      Medical vs. Retail Options
      Vertical Integration
      70/30 Rules
      MMJ Center license options
      RMJ Retail license options

  • The licensed premises
    • Selecting the location
    • Limited access areas
    • Finding land
    • Negotiating lease
    • Shared licensed premises (medical) and (retail)
    • Security alarm systems and lock standards
    • Video surveillance
    • Selling, serving, distributing and transferring MMJ and RMJ products
    • MITS: Marijuana Inventory Tracking Solution

  • Marijuana Centers/RMJ Store
    • License privileges
    • Comparison of MMJ vs. Retail Marijuana Sales
    • Planning your brand
    • Brand launch
    • The politics of brand placement and launch

  • MMJ Optional Premises Cultivation/RMJ Cultivation Facilities
    • License privileges
    • Comparison of MMJ vs Retail Marijuana Sales
    • Power, water, HVAC, considerations
    • Growing techniques
    • Cost per .lb and B2B wholesales pricing considerations

  • MMJ/RMJ Manufacturing Facilities
    • License privileges
    • Comparison of MMJ vs Retail Marijuana Sales
    • Health safety issues

  • MMJ/RMJ Testing Facilities
    • License privileges
    • Limitations and prohibited acts
    • Personnel
    • SOP Manual
    • Analytical processes
    • Proficiency testing
    • Quality assurance and control
    • Chain of custody
    • Records retention
    • Reporting

  • Transportation and Warehousing
    • Transportation
    • Warehousing Off-premises storage

  • Business Records and Reporting
    • Records required
    • Reporting and transmittal of taxes
    • Audits
    • Change of manager procedures

  • Labeling, Packaging and Product Safety
    • General applicability
    • Packaging and labeling marijuana
    • Packaging and labeling concentrates
    • Packaging and labeling of edibles

  • Signage and Advertising Issues
    • General Requirements; deceptive, false, misleading?
    • The term “minor” as used in MMJ and RMJ codes
    • Television, radio, print and internet
    • Targeting out of State prohibitions
    • No safety claims
    • Outdoor advertising rules
    • Content that targets “minors”
    • Location based devices
    • Pop up advertising
    • Event sponsorship

  • Enforcement, Discipline, Law Enforcement Procedures
    • Duties of the State Licensing Authorities
    • Discipline of MMJ and RMJ operations
    • Non-summary, summary, regular suspensions
    • Hearing, subpoenas, appeals, penalties.

     

  • Studio A64, the Original Cannabis Club

    Studio A64 is America's 1st licensed brick and mortar cannabis club. It's the "Original Canna-Club."

    Want to open your own? We can show you how. Book your private, group or seminar today.

8-Hour How to Marijuana Seminar, "Women on Top" Summit Solutions.
 
August 16th, 2014 - Denver, Colorado!

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Saturday, Aug, 16th, 2014: Denver Colorado, The Business of Marijuana

Seminar: 9 am - 4:20 pm.
After Party/Business Mixer: 6 pm - midnight.
Only $299 per person ** limited seating

  • What do you have to say?
  • Our Marijuana Business Academy Alumni speak out.

3-Events - 1 price!

book onlineSaturday: 8-hour "How To Marijuana Seminar: Staring Your Own Canna Business"
book onlineSaturday: 6-hour "Canna Summit Mixer Women On Top" 6 pm - midnight, movers and shakers.
book onlineLocation: Green Labs,1250 31st Street, Denver, CO.

  • Saturday, Aug, 16th, 2014: Denver, Colorado, The Business of Marijuana

    8-hour Seminar - Step by Step “How to” for opening your own cannabis business in Colorado; medical and recreational.  Rules, regulations, applications, licensing, leasing, zoning, tracking, taxes, funding, building, cultivation, branding, operations, employment and more.

    Focused on Colorado's Amendment 20 and Amendment 64 MMJ/RMJ business opportunities and markets.  Only $299.  Space is limited.

    Special Guest Speaker:

    Nebiyou Getahoun, Ph. D., President and Scientist, Advanced Pharmaceutical Technology, MMJBA Alumni, Featured Educator for upcoming classes “The Science of Edibles” with MMJBA

    Ticket includes Seminar + Networking After party in the Green Labs Cannabis Courtyard with "Women on Top" speakers, sponsors, music, cash bar and more. Join us.

    Saturday, Aug, 16th, 2014: "Canna Business Summit After Party and Mixer"

    Meet your host and enjoy mixer noshing with locals, leaders, insiders, venture capitalist, scientist, and up and coming entrepreneurs. 6 pm till midnight.

    6-hour Networking Cannabis Business Mixer, "Women on Top!"

    MMJBA presents "Women on Top"
  • The MMJBA at Green Labs, Denver, Colorado.

  • "Women on Top: INfusion INclusion Business INcubator"

    Summit and launch of our newest series, "Women on Top: the Marijuana mavens."

    The marijuana industry has proven to be an equal opportunity market for women. Indeed, women have excelled in America's booming cannabis industries.

    The MMJBA's "WOT" series will provide an avenue for leading female movers and shakers in the industry to train, tutor, inspire and lead tomorrow's next generation of female cannabis entrepreneurs.

    Featuring "Women on Top" Guest Speakers:

    Ingrid Henderson, Organizational Strategic Engineer, MMJBA
    Alina Lekser, Corporate Finance Associate, Evolution Equities, venture capital firm, MMJBA Alumni
    Wendy Robbins, Best Selling Author, MMJBA Alumni
    Rebecca Manly, Business Consultant and Real Estate Financial Analyst, MMJBA Alumni

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    Saturday, Aug, 16th, 2014: Denver, Colorado, The Business of Marijuana
8-Hour How to Marijuana Seminar, Summit and Solutions.
 
Aug 23-24th, 2014 - Chicago, Illinois!

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  • Saturday, August, 23rd, 2014: Chicago, Illinois, The Business of Marijuana

    Seminar: 9 am - 4:20 pm.
    After Party/Business Mixer: 6 pm - midnight.
    Only $299 per person ** limited seating

  • What do you have to say?
  • Our Marijuana Business Academy Alumni speak out.
  • 3-Events - 1 price!

    book onlineSaturday: 8-hour "How To Marijuana Seminar: Staring Your Own Canna Business"
    book onlineSaturday: 6-hour "Canna Summit Mixer" 6 pm - 12 am
    book onlineSunday:" INfusion INclusion INcubator" 10 am - 2 pm
    book onlineLocation: Hotel Magnificient Mile, 165 E. Ontario Street, Chicago, IL.


  • Saturday, August, 23rd, 2014: Chicago, IL, The Business of Marijuana

    8-hour Seminar - Step by Step “How to” for opening your own cannabis business.  Rules, regulations, applications, licensing, leasing, zoning, tracking, taxes, funding, boodling, cultivation, branding, operations, employment and more.

    Focused on the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Act of Illinois, the challenges, opportunities and markets.  Only $299.  Space is limited.

    Sunday, August, 24th, 2014: "Cannabis INFusion INClusion Summit"
  • The Courtyard Magnificent Mile Hotel, Chicago.

  • 4-hour "Money Meets Entrepreneurs: INfusion INclusion INcubator"

    Seminar: 10 am - 2 pm.

    Pitch your ideas to qualified investors and industry leaders.

    Winners will have access to potential financing and investors.

    Each entrepreneur will have 5-min to pitch to our board of industry leaders and have personal feedback.

    To sign up as a panelist or to pitch your idea, please visit our contact page.

    KC Stark, the "Steve Jobs of Weed"

    KC Stark, coined the 'Steve Jobs of Weed,' his mission: is to create the Steve Jobs of the marijuana world. “We want to educate the people, he says. We want to teach people the tools they need to be a part of a revolution. Knowledge is power, and I want to put power in the hands of the people.” Lauren Prestwood, Creative Loafing. 

KC Stark: Speaks with the , SunSentinel.

Entrepreneurs prepare for medical marijuana businesses.

"Academy founder KC Stark said he opened one of the first medical marijuana businesses in Colorado, selling it in 2010. Since then, he has educated people on how to prepare to open such a business and locate financing."

KC Stark: Speaks with the Political Animal and Creative Loafing.

'Ganjapreneur' seminar hopes to educate America on what is to come this November.

KC Stark: Speaks with Radio Caracol.

Viva Columbia! Viva America. Viva Cannabis.

KC Stark: Speaks with 105.3 The Beat.

KC meets with radio host, Papa Keith.

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  • Saturday, August, 23rd, 2014: Chicago, Illinois, The Business of Marijuana
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