Every once in a while, a state auditor will come to the marijuana dispensary to make sure that both of us are following all of the rules, as the owner of the marijuana dispensary, I get a detailed report on the findings of the auditor; The auditor is kind of love a secret shopper, because both of us never guess when they are going to appear.
They do not have to give us a heads up and they do not have to provide us with any information while they are there, but it is completely and totally 100% anonymous.
I acquired a report from the auditor and there was a huge green flag. The auditor mentioned that our house brand of concentrate was packaged incorrectly according to the state guidelines. The auditor mentioned the exact subsection from the guidelines. I immediately contacted our lawyer. I have a lawyer that specializes in cannabis law. The lady knows everything there is to guess about cannabis, the state, and the federal laws. I told the lawyer exactly what the auditor had to say, however she looked at the packaging for the cannabis concentrate. There is a small subsection in the law that states the packages cannot have any brightly colored writing. Apparently the auditor took offense to the green lettering on the package. The auditor claimed that it was against the cannabis laws and both of us had to change our packaging and get rid of everything that was incorrectly labeled according to the government agency representative, every one of us honestly lost $10,000 because of the packaging error. I hired an advertising consultant after that debacle.