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Publisher's Summary

The legal marijuana "Green Rush" continues to evolve as one of the most lucrative emergent markets in the US - but taking advantage of this opportunity isn't something to be considered lightly. If you aren't careful, there are plenty of potential pitfalls and forks in the road...but you can avoid these costly problems with A Budding Success: The Ultimate Guide to Planning, Launching and Managing a Lucrative Legal Marijuana Business. In this book, you'll find first-hand expert guidance that carries you through every angle of planning, launching, and running your business, including help with:

  • Defining your budget, location, and business plan, so you can start - and continue - as strongly as possible.
  • Protecting yourself by understanding city, county, state, and federal laws, thus making money without worrying about crackdowns.
  • Becoming self-employed and making wise investment decisions that grow your business...and your empire.
  • Choosing the right kind of marijuana business opportunity for you - medical or recreational, from dispensing to growing, extraction, delivery, edibles, and beyond.
  • Implementing the best security measures in order to protect your latest ventures.
  • Smoothly incorporating the right kind of legal entity, so you don't face any nasty regulatory surprises.
  • Finance and accounting-from wages to taxes, collective reimbursements, and more.
  • Advertising and marketing-your obligations, and winning tactics for quick expansion.
  • Sourcing, growing, pricing and tracking your stock....and more!

With this fully comprehensive guide, you will be prepared to slide in on the ground floor of one of America's most revolutionary industries. Expert author, entrepreneur, and business consultant Charles Restivo, alongside marijuana mastermind and dispensary operator Cory Cervantes, will walk you step by step through the process of growing your legal and medical marijuana investment from the seeds of a business plan right into...a budding success.

©2016 Charles Restivo (P)2016 MMJ Publishing

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Just OK

I did not enjoy the reader. The book also focused more on not-for-profit than I was hoping for. In general it did not go into depth as much as I wanted it to go.

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Great info!

Packed with great info, websites, dangers, etc. Things you may not have thought about. Covers various channels for revenue.

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Educational

The narrator rush through this book with little pause or rhythm to keep you interested. Otherwise the material was informative and well written.

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Not a mind settler

I stop listening when they discourage indirectly by saying business plans are difficult. Not what I want to have as a mind set when opening a business. Yet, maybe they have lot of experience in marijuana, but not in business success kinda look like.

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Great overview of key ideas and strategies

Before listening to this book I felt like I was groping around in the dark trying to figure out what to focus on first. But this book does such a great job in outlining the path towards a great quality business strategy.

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Painful to listen to.

It’s like listening to a four hour sales pitch. Unbearable to listen and not want to punch the narrator. The content has not been very informative and basically reminds you every two minutes to know your applicable laws and regulations and not hold the authors liable. Don’t waste your time.