In some countries, launching a business is easy. In others? It's a hassle that is littered with bureaucracy, corruption, and a lack of basic services.
With 39 million people and the world's 5th largest economy, the California cannabis market has immense potential - that is, if companies can navigate it.
There is now a 180,000 page regulatory burden at the federal level, and one study finds the cumulative impact to be in the trillions.