California offers new tool to help cannabis businesses go legit
As all cannabis-related California businesses — from the growers to the distributors — make the jump from the black market to the free market in the coming year, they will need to officially register with the Secretary of State’s office.
When new state regulations allowing consumers to buy recreational marijuana take effect Jan. 1, industry experts estimate that tens of thousands of informal cannabis-related businesses will have to transition into the regulated market.
On Monday, the Secretary of State announced a digital tool to help streamline that process: Cannabizfile, a new online portal where entrepreneurs can officially register their business with the state.
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