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August 2, 2023 8 mins

Are you ready to gain a strategic edge in the fast-paced cannabis industry? With insights from communications expert Scot Rutledge, we promise to equip you with the tools you need to navigate and influence the political landscape that dictates this booming sector. 

This episode is all about the art of government relations and their pivotal role in shaping public policies, laws, and regulations. We unravel the importance of staying informed, proactive, and compliant in this ever-evolving regulatory environment. Scot unveils how privileged cannabis licenses and solid relationships with local officials can give your business the political clout it needs to thrive. 

Learn the importance of hiring a government affairs specialist and how to find the right one, understand local legislation, and be resourceful even if an in-house political specialist isn't within your means. So, strap in! This episode is a masterclass for any cannabis entrepreneur looking to gain a foothold or expand their influence in the industry.

Thank you for tuning in to 'Cann Strategy: Elevating Your Cannabis Business Venture'. Our mission is to empower cannabis investors, business owners, and entrepreneurs with rarely shared insider knowledge to navigate the fast-growth cannabis industry.

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