An Emerging Crisis

This report is intended to provide an understanding of why participation in the regulated marketplace is low—and what policy makers can do to improve the situation.

By exploring and summarizing the barriers to entry experienced by cannabis businesses when they seek a state license, this report seeks to inform policy makers in the hopes of solving key problems faced by the regulated community.

The key message of this report is that the current system will not achieve its goals without fundamental and structural changes that allow small and independent businesses to enter into compliance.

Please click here to review the report – An Emerging Crisis: Barriers to Entry in California Cannabis