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Cannabis regulations take small businesses on roller coaster ride

Cannabis regulations take small businesses on roller coaster ride

When recreational cannabis use was legalized to start 2018, the cannabis industry went on a roller coaster ride. It’s been witness to changing government regulations, increased business, and changing customer demographics. It’s not clear how the industry will continue to evolve, but some businesses say barriers to entry are greater despite the industry being dominated by small business and ripe with opportunity.  

“Cannabis is one of the most regulated industries in America right now,” said Keegan Peterson, CEO and founder of Wurk, a Denver-based cannabis business technology company. “To be able to start a business, you have to really have a good understanding of what it...

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