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From Plant To Pocket: Using CannaTech To Free Yourself From Tech Debt

August 10, 2021
Tech debt, and business debt, is inevitable. However, knowing how to spot unnecessary tech debt is invaluable.
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Custom Projects and Branded Merchandise

June 29, 2021
How to increase custom project efficiencies, mitigate risk caused by supply chain disruption, and avoid unneccesary expenses.
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New Vaping Laws

April 27, 2021
How The Upcoming PACT Act or "Vape Mailing Ban" Could Impact Shipping and Access To Cannabis Industry Supplies and what you can do for your canna-business.
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Recent Blog Posts

5 Ways MainStem Streamlines Purchasing For Cannabis Operators
July 19, 2021

Cannabis companies typically don’t have a strategic procurement process which leads to confusion, inefficiencies, and unexpected expenses. Here's how we help make purchasing easier.

What Do Cannabis Supplies and The Colonial Pipeline Have In Common? Quite A Bit.
May 18, 2021

The hacking of the Colonial Pipeline highlighted a common theme since COVID vaccine rollouts: Almost all commodity prices are higher than they were before the pandemic.

What Is An Integrated Purchasing Platform and Why Should Cannabis Operators Use One?
April 1, 2021

Across the cannabis supply chain, procurement managers are required to both seek out supplies and then purchase them. These don't have to be mutually exclusive.

The Industry Is Fragmented; The Right CannaTech Ensures Your Business Isn’t.
March 1, 2021

Even though cannabis attitudes, consumption techniques, and legislation have significantly evolved over the past decade, one thing still hasn’t changed...