Risks of the California Cannabis Industry
California’s cannabis industry offers a new and exciting opportunity for investors, entrepreneurs and workers to thrive in an emerging marketplace worth $5 billion. But the legalization of cannabis has also brought with it a new set of complex problems.
California cannabis businesses not only have to contend with the standard risks associated with cultivation, manufacturing, distribution and retail operations, they must also comply with a new set of complex regulations AND mitigate the risks associated with a high-risk product and cash-based business.
Failure to manage these risks properly will eventually lead to:
Any one of these risks exposes the business to:
Cannabis Security Services
Unlike other low-cost security providers, Silver Star Protection Group - California is fully insured for cannabis operations. Without this insurance, your security provider can cause your insurance claims to be denied and make you liable for any lawsuits caused by their actions. We don't just protect your business, we empower it to succeed.
We don’t offer aggressive, inexperienced civilian security guards. We offer fully licensed, highly trained quiet professionals licensed through ProTac, Inc (PPO 18072). Our risk management professionals don’t sit around looking at their phones, they proactively assess risk and deter threats while simultaneously monitoring compliance, supervising safety, troubleshooting problems, and providing excellent customer service.
We provide comprehensive security plans for county and state cannabis license applications.
Whether it's an indoor greenhouse or outdoor grow site, our ProTac (PPO 18072) licensed security officers will protect your investment with the utmost skill and professionalism
Cannabis Distribution facilities contain large amounts of processed, ready to consume cannabis - an ideal target for criminals. Protect your investment with our ProTac security professionals trained and experienced in high risk environments.
Whether you produce vapes, edibles, pre-rolls, tinctures, or flowers, your investment deserves the best security possible. Our ProTac security professionals will ensure your investment is protected by the best skills and experience available.
When your product leaves the facility, it's vulnerable. We provice Armed Vehicle Security, Armed Drop-off Security, Route Planning, and Route Reconnaissance.
Protect your Cannabis Retail location with only the best. Our security professionals are highly trained military and law enforcement veterans experienced in high risk environments and licensed through ProTac, Inc (PPO 18072).
Cannabis Testing Laboratories are at the crossroads of the California Cannabis market. All licensed cannabis must pass through a cannabis testing laboratory. Ensure your client's product is protected with the most skilled and experienced security professionals in California.
Full-spectrum risk assessments that cover loss prevention, compliance, human resources, safety, and facility operations.
Installation and monitoring of state of the art video surveillance programs that meet your budgetary and risk management needs.
Installation, implementation, and monitoring of state of the art access control programs that provide 360 degree, 24/7 protection and accountability.
We integrate comprehensive business and trade skills with domestic and international security expertise to provide the client with full-spectrum operations continuity and loss prevention.
Unlike other low-cost security providers, Silver Star Protection Group - California is fully insured for cannabis operations. Without this insurance, your security provider can cause your insurance claims to be denied and make you liable for any lawsuits caused by their actions.
We know that the complex risks of the California cannabis industry require experience in the business and government sectors as well. That's why our managers and employees bring with them a diverse set of skills and experience in:
James Smith is a retired U.S. Marshal with 26 years of experience in the Marshal's Special Operations Group and Judicial Security Division. During his career Jim coordinated and supervised more than 200 protection missions, which ranged from protection of every living U.S. Supreme Court Justice to providing protective operations for several members of the Department of Justice and Federal Judiciary.
Jim is a subject matter expert in the field of security assessments for Federal and State Court Judiciaries.
Dan brings an extensive knowledge of the financial services and banking industry. Prior to Silver Star Protection Group, Dan was a Managing Director at a Multi Strategy Hedge Fund and has worked in the mortgage and information services industries.
Matt Victoriano's leadership experience combines elite military service with entrepreneurship, media, and public relations.
Matt's experience includes operational planning, consulting, and execution as an elite Marine Scout/Sniper Team Leader; business planning and management as a coffee shop/bar owner; and policy advocacy as a national media contributor.
Matt is a recipient of a White House Champion of Change award for his veterans advocacy work.
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