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Reduce Your Risk with Remote Accessibility

We are all navigating uncharted waters where working from home and having remote connectivity to your business are becoming an unfortunate reality for us to face. As one of the essential industries in California, cannabis operators are at the forefront of transforming their businesses with touchless technology, remote terminals, and integrated production management solutions to

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How to Run your Cannabis Business from your Phone

We know that as cannabis business owners,  you rarely get the chance to run your operation from behind a desk.  That’s why in addition to our complete web based platform, our mobile app allows you to run your cannabis business from your phone! Heaps and mountains of METRC tags become a breeze to deal with,

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3 Tips to Stay Compliant in the Wild World of Regulations

3 Tips to Stay Compliant in the Wild World of Regulations As a majority of the provisional licenses are expiring and the cannabis market matures, the state has issued a notice to some of our customers stating that they should be prepared for inspections at anytime in the new year. To make sure that you

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Tagging your first METRC batch

Picture this, you’ve been operating on your provisional license for a while now, and your renewal date is rapidly approaching.  You’ve heard, and seen, others in the cannabis industry hit with random state inspections that are detail oriented and result in license suspension or revocation.  Fearing the same fate for yourself, decide to get compliant.  

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Cortex takes on NCIA CannaBiz Con

​At the beginning of October, our team made the trek down from our home base in Sunnyvale, CA to Long Beach in order to attend the NCIA CannaBiz Con. At our booth, donned in our blue and white polos, we engaged with people from every corner of the cannabis industry. People showed lots of interest

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Workflow Automation – Your Key to Efficiency

Whether you are involved in Cultivation, Manufacturing or Distribution, Process and Workflow automation are likely not something you think about everyday, especially if your business is in its infancy. Yet, they could be the key to unlocking greater efficiency and hence operating margins as you scale upwards. Workflows are sequence of steps that transform or

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Plants: To Tag, or Not To Tag

Plant tagging is at the core of track and trace for the cannabis industry while also being the thorn in the side of many cultivators and microbusiness operators. While unique tags are required on every harvested plant, a common question is, “When is a plant tag required?” As a general rule of thumb, when in

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10 Things to Consider when Selecting a Tracking Software

When selecting the best fit tracking software for your business, here are 10 of the most important things to keep in mind.   Can it adapt? Regulations and requirements for cannabis operators are changing frequently.  Can you depend on your software to keep up with the regulation changes? Can it automatically report to METRC? Why use

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