Economic Impact

Denver Colorado - Marijuana Facility Visits - April 2019 By Andrew Mullins | Executive Director -- Missouri Medical Cannabis Trade Association MoCannTrade recently took a field trip to Denver Colorado for the purposes of visiting and capturing a variety of cannabis cultivation, production and retail facilities as reference for MoCannTrade members business planning purposes.  Included in this...

According to The Missouri Banker "More than 200 bankers attended the Missouri Bankers Association’s seminar on marijuana and banking Wednesday, March 20, in Columbia." One session featured a regulatory panel with representatives from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Missouri Division of Finance, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Reserve...

[embed]https://youtu.be/zTNtL6653Hs[/embed] Slides from the presentation now available! If you are interested in downloading the full presentation deck, you can do so here.   Recap: Cannabusiness & Cultivation 2: Entering Missouri's Medical Cannabis Industry Earlier this week, MoCannTrade returned to Danforth Plant Sciences / Venture Cafe with a brief presentation on entering the industry, economic impact and an expanded Q&A panel...

Post originally published via MoCannTrade member and attorney Paul Anderson's blog: On Wednesday, the Missouri Department of Health made two significant announcements that signal the implementation of medical marijuana is moving full speed ahead. Representative Lyndall Fraker was appointed to serve as the Director of Medical Marijuana, and Amy Moore will act as the Deputy Director/Counsel. Fraker is...

For the last two weeks, MoCannTrade hosted an open invite to our Leadership Council member meetups in STL, KC and SPR and every city delivered!  Each event featured overwhelming attendance (twice expected at each) and very eager industry participants ready to get informed, educated and connected with Missouri's MMJ industry. Leadership Council member meetups occur monthly...

For those unable to attend our presentation, we've included a link to the deck below and the entire presentation here:  Mitch Meyers (CEO) and John Curtis (Director of Cultivation) of Beleaf will discuss their experience operating one of two current licensed medical cannabis facilities in Missouri as well as businesses in other cannabis-legal states. Beleaf...

(St. Louis, Missouri; November 7, 2018) — Today, the day after Missourians voted to legalize medical marijuana, MoCannTrade (Missouri Medical Cannabis Trade Association) revealed their plans to advance the state’s safe and fair medical cannabis trade.   Most immediately, the trade association will hold a series of open business and trade meetings throughout the state to...

(this is a guest post by Sarah Hinton, originally published on her business blog) Running a cannabis business is tough. There is a lot to learn, especially if it’s also your first business. The financial side of things, in particular, can be really scary. You might even be tempted to ignore it until tax time....

For those unable to attend our presentation, we've included a link to the deck below and the entire presentation here:     Mitch Meyers (CEO) and John Curtis (Director of Cultivation) of Beleaf discuss their experience operating one of two current licensed medical cannabis facilities in Missouri as well as businesses in other cannabis legal states. Beleaf...

(St. Louis, Missouri July 9th, 2018) — As a sign of readiness, a professional trade group has organized to support Missouri’s medical cannabis industry.  MoCannTrade (Missouri Medical Cannabis Trade Association) is a Missouri non-profit corporation comprised of professionals from the state legalized cannabis industry and a variety of other relevant industries.  Today the association is...