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A weekly podcast for cannabis business owners, investors and industry insiders. Join host Chip Schweiger, The Green Leaf CPA, as he brings you a podcast about cannabis, accounting and finance with actionable tips to make more money, improve profits and increase the value of your cannabusiness. Each week, the brightest minds in our community, from under the canopy to inside the boardroom, share knowledge and drop wisdom.

Recent Episodes

Oct. 11, 2022

Growing Award-Winning Flower with David Miller & Erich Maelzer of Flo…

Organic and premium flower not only attracts discerning customers, but also wins some of our industry's top awards. So in this week's episode, Chip sits with David Miller and Eric Maelzer from Flow Gardens Indoor Cultivation ...

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Aug. 2, 2022

How to Effectively Delegate to Scale Your Cannabis Business for Growth

Entrepreneurs start bootstrap companies and leverage their unique skills to grow a business. As they achieve success, many founders fall into the same trap, where they hold on to too many responsibilities and struggle to dele...

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July 26, 2022

Private Equity - Match Made in Heaven or Hell on Earth?

In some circles private equity has gotten a really bad reputation, but the reality of the value of private equity to the economy is much more positive. If you're thinking about talking with a private equity partner in the fut...

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July 12, 2022

Four Reasons Why It’s Better to Own a Big Chunk of a Small Company

It’s one of the fundamental questions all owners must wrestle with: should you own a big chuck of a small company or a small piece of a large company? And this is especially important if you're starting up a cannabis …

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June 28, 2022

Five Topics Cannabis Business Owners Are Talking About Right Now

This week's episode is all about answering questions from cannabis business owners. Chip covers a range of topics, from resources to help you step back from your cannabis business without getting fully out, to lease accountin...

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June 21, 2022

The Big Thing Holding Back Small Cannabis Businesses

Most every cannabis business starts small. It’s you and maybe a few investors realizing your dream of starting up a new cannabis venture, maybe in a state that just went legal. A lot of small businesses, cannabis or otherwise...

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About the Host

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Chip Schweiger

The Green Leaf CPA℠

Chip Schweiger is the Founder of Schweiger CPA Firm PLLC and both a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Global Management Accountant who has over 28 years experience serving clients. He’s an award-winning author, blogger and speaker on accounting standards, audit methodology, and cannabis industry issues.

An alumni of the University of Southern California, where he was a Schoen Family Endowed Scholar, Chip is also a veteran of the U.S. Army. His articles have been featured in The Journal of Accountancy, The CPA Journal, Denver Business Journal, Houston Business Journal and at Medium.com. He regularly gives talks on cannabis accounting issues at industry conferences.

When not serving clients, he enjoys riding his American Quarter Horse, volunteering for various charitable organizations, and spending time with his family (including his two incredible grandsons).