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Find a Team to Navigate Cannabis Tax Issues

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Federal banking and taxation laws have created big challenges for the swelling legal cannabis market. Dispensaries face costly 24/7 security issues and much higher tax bills than other types of businesses. Tax specialist Craig W. Smalley has some advice about how to navigate tax pitfalls in this industry plagued by conflicts between state and federal […]

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Comparing Startup Costs for Cannabis Growers

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There’s still time to ride the “green rush” and cash in on one of the fastest growing markets in the world. However, entrepreneurs looking to become suppliers should be aware of what options they have and wary of costs. The Marijuana Business Factbook, published by Marijuana Business Daily, sheds some light on startup costs for […]

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How to Protect Workers from Asbestos

How to protect workers from asbestos

Despite a substantial decrease in the use of asbestos since the 1980s, illness and asbestos-related death remain constant. This is because mesothelioma and other asbestos-related cancers often don’t appear until 20 to 40 years after exposure. Cleanup of ACM (asbestos-containing material) is an ongoing concern for employers. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) […]

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Pulling tarps with BOLD EZarm

BOLD EZarm for tarp pulling

Americover’s BOLD EZarm makes pulling tarps easier and faster.  One person can cover and uncover a greenhouse in less than 5 minutes! The BOLD EZarm adjusts to cover greenhouses 12′ to 15′ high, up to 30′ wide and 100′ long.  Each adjustable arm is mounted to a concrete foundation and pivots on poly bushings specially […]

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Does Your Crawlspace Need a Vapor Barrier?

Does Your Crawlspace Need a Vapor Barrier?

Are you living on top of an exposed dirt crawlspace? If so, moisture could be seeping into your home’s floors and living space, leading to mold or wood rot. And moisture, mold, and rot are words no homeowner wants to hear. Crawlspaces beneath older houses are usually vented, meaning they have small openings to let […]

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How Roofers and Homeowners Can Combat Storm Chasers

Storm Chasers Construction Scam

As storm season revs up in states such as Texas, Missouri, and Louisiana, hail, strong winds, and heavy downpours provide a yearly boon for the roofing business. However, fraudulent “storm chasers” are causing headaches for homeowners and contractors alike. Some states are fighting back with new legislation, writes Katy Tomasulo at Construction Dive. Storm chasers […]

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Five Ways to Apply Lean to Worker Safety

Lean Worker Safety Tips from Americover

Construction remains one of the most dangerous U.S. industries, accounting for nearly 20% of all fatal workplace accidents in 2015, according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. Companies should always be looking to improve worker safety, and can apply lean methodology to improve value for both employees and customers. Going lean in construction means […]

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Why You Should Go Green and Grow Outdoors

There are a lot of questions up for debate now that several states have adopted expansive laws legalizing marijuana for recreational use. But sustainability questions aren’t getting much attention. Back in the 80s, the War on Drugs, with federal raids and helicopter surveillance, made it nearly impossible to grow and profit under the sun, forcing […]

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