3C was recognized as a “Top Ancillary Business” by Cannabis Business Executive for the last three years.

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3C™ Builds Cannabis Empires.

Leveraging a deep understanding of all areas of cannabis operations, 3C™ helps clients grow in more ways than one.

We are a trusted resource for agricultural, industrial, retail and investment clients looking to achieve superior gains and increased shareholder value. We do this through strategic investment, business guidance and assessment of existing operations.

Our mission is to be the premier advisory firm for cannabis businesses at all stages of development, from basic planning to enterprise-level scaling and international expansion.

Who We Are

Our Approach

The 3C™ approach is completely unique in the commercial marijuana industry; nowhere else is there such vast industry knowledge and proven expertise. Our powerful suite of cannabis business development tools includes:

- Marijuana Business Licensing
- Efficiency and Productivity Audits
- Business Plan Reviews/Writing Services
- Company Structuring
- Investment Management Strategy
- Compliance and Regulatory Evaluations
- Tax and Legal Service Referrals
- Marketing, Advertising, Branding and Distribution Models
- Guidance for Ongoing Growth and Business Scaling

Our approach consistently produces measurably superior cannabis with greater yields at lower costs for our clients. Because 3C™ is aligned with core values related to social, environmental, and economic principles, our clients and their communities prosper in all areas of cannabis operations.

What We Do

In The Press

Nic Easley talks about Workplace Safety
in the Cannabis Industry

Why Do Most Producers
Resort to Using Pesticides?

To Do or Die: Staying Relevant in
the Maturing Cannabis Market
at Indo Expo Denver

Although this is my first Cannabis venture, I don’t anticipate it being my last. I know that I will be teaming with 3C when I go through this process again. I was previously the CEO of a 150 store retail pharmacy chain, so I understand the importance and value in selecting the right consultant. Our group would extend 3C our highest recommendation and our utmost confidence.

Joe Courtright
Natural State Medicinals

I have worked with many consultants in the past, but I have NEVER seen such a great team working so hard to succeed on an application. I am and will forever be impressed about you, and how fast and professionally you took the approach on this task.

Lars Nielsen
CEO, Cantiva ApS and Relief ApS

I have worked closely with the Team at 3C for more than a year, and they have exceeded my expectations. Whether they are helping cultivators optimize operations, or assisting retailers with sourcing organic products, their working knowledge of the entire value chain is evident in all that they do. They have demonstrated - with ethics and integrity - an ability to understand client needs, develop solutions and mobilize resources efficiently, effectively and in a timely manner. Simply put, the Team at 3C Consulting is world-class.

Jonathan Rubin
CEO, New Leaf Data Services, LLC
Commodity Price Reporting Agency

Nic and 3C were a significant help to my indoor cultivation operation. Their unique knowledge allowed me to increase yields and develop processes that saved me time, energy, and money. 3C offered advice on nearly every aspect of my grow from propagation, ventilation and lighting to plant nutrition, pest control, and harvesting. I implemented the suggestions successfully and would recommend 3C’s services without hesitation. I will definitely utilize their services in the future, especially when I am developing my next site.

Daniel
Colorado Medical Cultivator

3C Featured Articles

Emerging Markets

2020 Maine Recreational Business Licensing Process for Marijuana Establishments

Maine Capital Building

Capitol Building State House, Augusta Maine, Autumn Season Aerial By Christopher Boswell

Voters in Maine legalized adult-use cannabis on November 8, 2016, with the passage of the Marijuana Legalization Act, which would have regulated adult-use cannabis like alcohol. When it came time for state lawmakers to draft regulations for the program, however, significant setbacks began, chiefly due to the intervention of the state’s former Governor, Paul LePage. In November of 2017, almost exactly one year after voter approval, LePage vetoed a more conservative draft of the bill that would have regulated and taxed recreational cannabis in the state. Again, in 2018, he vetoed another version of the bill, more restrictive than the last. The legislature overturned LePage’s second veto, however, with the enactment of LD 1719, which became law on May 2, 2018. In January of 2019, LePage’s second term ended and pro-cannabis democratic governor, Janet Mills replaced him, ushering in a promising era for the state’s recreational legalization efforts. One month later, Mills created the Office of Marijuana Policy and, on June 27, 2019, signed newly proposed rules to govern Maine’s adult-use program (LD 719—An Act To Amend the Adult Use Marijuana Law). The new rules went into effect in September, with Maine’s Department of Administrative and Financial Services’ newly formed Office of Marijuana Policy finally publishing adult-use marijuana establishment applications in a staggered roll-out from Nov 4 to Dec 5, 2019.

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Emerging Markets

2020 West Virginia Medical Cannabis License Application Overview

West Virginia

Charleston West Virginia, by Sean Pavone Photo, courtesy of AdobeStock

Nearly three years after West Virginia passed the Medical Cannabis Act, bill SB 386, business license applications are finally available for the state’s medical cannabis program. The bill, which allows qualified patients to use medical cannabis upon approval from a doctor, and registering with the state health department, passed on April 19, 2017, making it the 29th state to legalize medical cannabis. However, concerns with securing banking sources for the program and its businesses, principally due to constant anti-legalization efforts led by U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart, hindered the program’s launch. It wasn’t until the legislature passed HB 2538 in March of 2019, allowing credit unions to enter the fold and providing some protections to financial institutions, that West Virginia’s medical cannabis program started to build momentum.

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Emerging Markets

Illinois Recreational Cannabis Market: New License Applications Available for Craft Growers, Infusers, and Transporters

Chicago Illinois

Chicago cityscape with a view of Lake Michigan from above, by Tierney

The Illinois adult-use cannabis market opened for business on January 1, 2020. In the first five days alone, Illinois sold more than$10.8 millionworth of adult-use flower, edibles, vape cartridges, and other cannabis products. However, dwindling adult-use supply has caused widespread shortages forcing dispensaries to close their doors to recreational consumers.The only shops currently supplying the adult-use market are previously licensed medical dispensaries that are required by law to prioritize their patients. Adult-use supply became an issue only one week into legal sales, a problem that cannabis industry experts and operators predicted months ago, especially since the number of Illinois medical patients doubled over the last year.

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Are you prepared for Maine's three-step marijuana establishment licensing process? Applications are available to #maine residents for adult-use cultivation, products manufacturing, and testing facilities as well as stores. Pro-tip: Although there are no due dates for #business license applications as of now, there are timelines associated with each step of the application process. Beginning the first step of conditional licensure, as soon as possible, will ensure that you have enough time to navigate issues as they arise and begin sales sooner. #cannabis hubs.ly/H0mHD7-0 ... See MoreSee Less

Are you prepared for Maines three-step marijuana establishment licensing process? Applications are available to #Maine residents for adult-use cultivation, products manufacturing, and testing facilities as well as stores. Pro-tip: Although there are no due dates for #business license applications as of now, there are timelines associated with each step of the application process. Beginning the first step of conditional licensure, as soon as possible, will ensure that you have enough time to navigate issues as they arise and begin sales sooner. #cannabis https://hubs.ly/H0mHD7-0

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