More and more states are legalizing cannabis in response to changing attitudes about medicinal and recreational use. This change introduces numerous challenges for cities and counties that need to set and regulate policy around growing, manufacturing and selling cannabis related products.
Avenu’s expertise in analyzing trends, framing the issues and anticipating outcomes is what local leadership needs to make decisions for their community. We understand the implication that may arise around economic development, the environment, and public health and safety. And we can help jurisdictions handle these issues in a way that accommodates diverse interests and creates an asset for a community.
Prepare for this inevitable change with a proven methodology. Avenu’s experience helps you work through the nuances of this evolving industry, encouraging the development of a competitive industry in a way that has a gradual, positive impact on your overall community.
Sustainable growth is a goal of every jurisdiction. Avenu will help develop a well-defined program of licensure for cultivation, manufacturing, testing, distribution and sales. Financial audits are educational and will help retain quality business partners.
Mindful of all viewpoints on cannabis in a community, Avenu counsels cities and counties on how to start educational programs and address youth impact, as well as traffic, odors and noise when cannabis operations are centralized.
Ordinance review will confirm zoning and buffer allowances informing the jurisdictions of the impact of different cannabis functions on property values.
Central to local government control is an understanding of tax and fee structures that cover the costs of regulation and other priorities in the city plan.
Get a 360-degree view of the current and future state of the industry. We’ll help you collect data, read and track the benefits and costs of various policy choices.
A sensible tax and regulation framework better ensure you cover the essentials and don’t have to retroactively address problems.
Up to date knowledge on public opinion, research, media and pending legislation allows you to stay ahead in this rapidly evolving industry.
Upgrade your land, court, and other vital records to a single digital database. Includes document scanning, transcription, redaction, storage, search, archiving, and more.
Reveal and claim new and untapped revenue sources. We perform customized analyses to uncover lost tax and license funds, then work with local businesses to realize your revenue potential.