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Robbery Preparedness Guide

It is common knowledge that cannabis businesses have issues with traditional banks, which already makes them targets, but robbers also look for easy getaway potential, employees working alone, and businesses that are isolated (check out our “Robbery Awareness” training here). No one wants to think about robberies and burglaries, but they are a reality for…

Active Shooter: What’s the Action Plan at Your Dispensary?

An ill-prepared dispensary workforce puts lives at serious risk. You never know when the cannabis dispensary could be robbed so it’s best to prepare for active shooter incident ahead of time by considering all your option in advance and mentally rehearsing how you would respond in such an incident. Remember, most active shooter incidents are…

Should Dispensary Managers Be Armed?

Legal cannabis dispensaries are linked to higher levels of property crime in nearby areas, according to a nearly three-year study in Denver. The study was published online in the Journal of Primary Prevention. The researchers examined crime statistics for 481 Census block groups in Denver over 34 months (January 2013 to October 2015). When the…