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Opening a dispensary or rec shop in Texas by Angus Himmledock - Thu, 13 Apr 2017 21:10:35 EST ID:Spm1vKiu No.4883638 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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So who else here plans to capitalize on the massive entrepreneurial opportunity when Cannabis is full blown legalized in Texas?

I'm wondering if anyone else has any valid sources of information about what kind of licenses might be required or what organizations would be the correct people to talk to.

Be it the city hall of our own respective cities (this is the best place I can think of to ask) or wherever it might be.

Thanks for your 2 cents mah dudes
Nathan Ragefock - Thu, 13 Apr 2017 21:57:38 EST ID:u8M18EWv No.4883639 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Forget it, kid.

You think there aren't already people out there miles ahead of you with billions of dollars at their disposal?
Matilda Duckleford - Thu, 13 Apr 2017 22:00:03 EST ID:cdFUUgUK No.4883640 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>when Cannabis is full blown legalized in Texas?

LOL! No way that ever happens. Texas hates weed almost as much as it hates queerosexuals....
Julianne Stonerland - Thu, 13 Apr 2017 22:02:20 EST ID:cJDmQSgo No.4883641 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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> what kind of licenses might be required
Beyond what you'd need to be a retailer? Nobody knows, the legislation doesn't even exist yet.
> what organizations would be the correct people to talk to
Getting chummy with your city government, especially chamber of commerce is a good start, as well as any agency that is most likely to regulate cannabis. Any local entrepreneurial/business ownership groups for your area are a must. Cannabis activism groups are also a must, given they're your best bet at actually having a business.

There are a lot of sharks in the cannabis industry looking to dupe small business owners, so take any "cannabis industry" event with a grain of salt, as you don't want to be penned in with a bunch of sheep. If you can network within the existing cannabis industry, then you'll be leaps and bounds ahead of anyone who hasn't.
Angus Himmledock - Thu, 13 Apr 2017 23:14:53 EST ID:Spm1vKiu No.4883650 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Appreciate the input, I think talking with existing shop owners is a great idea, will probably be giving someone a call sometime this weekend and try and make a friend.
Angus Himmledock - Thu, 13 Apr 2017 23:15:24 EST ID:Spm1vKiu No.4883651 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Do you think I'm stupid enough to think there won't be competition?
Angus Himmledock - Thu, 13 Apr 2017 23:17:13 EST ID:Spm1vKiu No.4883652 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Lol.....it is kind of a slow state when it comes to social issues, surprisingly Harris county (The entirety of Houston and some surrounding areas) has decriminalized possession of less than 4 ounces. Just take a class and don't go to jail.

If we've already made it that far I have no doubt in the next 3-5 years we'll start to see the first medical/possibly rec shops.
Matilda Duckleford - Fri, 14 Apr 2017 14:49:04 EST ID:cdFUUgUK No.4883703 Ignore Report Quick Reply
LOL! Seriously? You guys elected Rick Perry three times. Half the state is churches.
Detective Gumshoe - Fri, 14 Apr 2017 17:06:21 EST ID:KtXMn/PV No.4883708 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Texas just needs to make it a personal freedom and "God created it, who is man to ban it" issue and they'd be all over that shit in no time.

Or just compare it to gun ownership somehow
Tokey McWeed - Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:08:09 EST ID:T6sRtbxx No.4884531 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I don't think weed will be legal in all of Texas anytime soon unless it gets legalized federally. I think what is more likely to happen is that it gets legalized in some of the more liberal cities/counties, like Austin or Houston/Harris county.
Barnaby Dannerson - Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:13:53 EST ID:RnbK+wQu No.4884532 Ignore Report Quick Reply
You'd be surprised how much of Texas is liberal. It's usually the backwater counties that are conservative. I wouldn't be surprised if the major cities like Dallas, Houston or Austin legalized in the near future a la Washington D.C.
Ian Bardgold - Fri, 21 Apr 2017 20:20:20 EST ID:I+4tjplc No.4884594 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I forgot exactly the term the DA used, it's not exactly decrim, just using their discretion on what to pursue. Dallas also has a similar program as Houston as well, happened like a month or two back, not too long.
Eliza Wobberpudge - Fri, 21 Apr 2017 21:55:23 EST ID:cdFUUgUK No.4884601 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Better yet...
Convince them that weed makes you less likely to have an abortion.

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